The table below looks at the statistics for MCP in IT contracts advertised for the West Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCP over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 40 35 46
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +11
Contract jobs citing MCP 11 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 2.44% 0.31% 0.45%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.22% 1.56% 2.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 1
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£290 £225 £190
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.88% +18.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £245 £248 £225
% change year-on-year
-1.01% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £13.75 £12.25
% change year-on-year
+12.72% +12.24%
MCP
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the West Sussex region.

Qualifications Category
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
98 64 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 21.78% 20.00% 19.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 40 49
Average daily rate £290 £330 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.12% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £550 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 11
Average hourly rate £20.00 £40.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £40.00 £13.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £42.80 £38.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -30.00%

MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MCP across the West Sussex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

MCP Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

MCP
Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MCP across the West Sussex region.

MCP Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

MCP
Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MCP across the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

MCP Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

MCP
Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MCP across the West Sussex region.

MCP Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

MCP
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MCP within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Crawley - 1 - - 1
Worthing - 1 - - 3
Burgess Hill - - - -
Gatwick - - - -
Haywards Heath - - - -
Horsham - - - -
MCP
South East

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex region citing MCP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MCP.

1 22 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 21 (95.45%) Windows
3 20 (90.91%) Microsoft Certification
4 19 (86.36%) MCSE
5 18 (81.82%) ITIL
6 17 (77.27%) Active Directory
7 16 (72.73%) Windows Server 2008
8 13 (59.09%) MS Exchange
9 11 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
10 10 (45.45%) SQL
10 10 (45.45%) SCCM
10 10 (45.45%) Exchange Server 2007
10 10 (45.45%) Windows Server 2012
11 9 (40.91%) Exchange Server 2003
11 9 (40.91%) SQL Server
12 8 (36.36%) IIS
12 8 (36.36%) Linux
12 8 (36.36%) ITIL V3
13 7 (31.82%) MS Office
13 7 (31.82%) TCP/IP
13 7 (31.82%) Clustering
14 6 (27.27%) McAfee
14 6 (27.27%) SAN
14 6 (27.27%) Hyper-V
15 5 (22.73%) Vulnerability Management
15 5 (22.73%) Incident Management
15 5 (22.73%) Qualys
15 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 5 (22.73%) Coaching
15 5 (22.73%) CISSP

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex region citing MCP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MCP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (59.09%) MS Exchange
2 10 (45.45%) Exchange Server 2007
3 9 (40.91%) Exchange Server 2003
4 8 (36.36%) IIS
5 4 (18.18%) SharePoint
5 4 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (13.64%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (9.09%) Lync
Applications
1 7 (31.82%) MS Office
2 5 (22.73%) MS Visio
3 4 (18.18%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.64%) Office 365
1 3 (13.64%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (13.64%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (13.64%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (31.82%) TCP/IP
2 6 (27.27%) SAN
3 5 (22.73%) Firewall
3 5 (22.73%) Wireless
4 4 (18.18%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (18.18%) DNS
4 4 (18.18%) DHCP
4 4 (18.18%) Internet
5 1 (4.55%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (4.55%) LAN
5 1 (4.55%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (40.91%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.64%) Amazon RDS
General
1 1 (4.55%) Finance
1 1 (4.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) Server Engineer
2 6 (27.27%) Analyst
3 5 (22.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (22.73%) Security Analyst
3 5 (22.73%) IT Security Analyst
4 4 (18.18%) Windows Server Engineer
5 3 (13.64%) Windows Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Wintel Support Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Designer
7 1 (4.55%) Windows Support Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Wintel Server Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Wintel Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Software Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Server Support
7 1 (4.55%) Support Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) 1st Line Support
7 1 (4.55%) Support Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Designer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (31.82%) Clustering
2 5 (22.73%) Management Information System
3 3 (13.64%) PKI
4 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 21 (95.45%) Windows
2 16 (72.73%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (45.45%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (36.36%) Linux
6 3 (13.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (4.55%) Windows 7
7 1 (4.55%) Mac OS X
7 1 (4.55%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (81.82%) ITIL
2 8 (36.36%) ITIL V3
3 5 (22.73%) Vulnerability Management
3 5 (22.73%) Incident Management
3 5 (22.73%) Coaching
3 5 (22.73%) Information Security
3 5 (22.73%) Penetration Testing
4 3 (13.64%) Configuration Management
5 1 (4.55%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (4.55%) Load Balancing
5 1 (4.55%) Problem Management
5 1 (4.55%) Service Delivery
5 1 (4.55%) Change Management
5 1 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (4.55%) Project Management
5 1 (4.55%) Software Engineering
5 1 (4.55%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 10 (45.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (90.91%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (86.36%) MCSE
3 5 (22.73%) CISSP
3 5 (22.73%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (22.73%) CCNA
3 5 (22.73%) CEH
4 4 (18.18%) Security Cleared
5 3 (13.64%) SC Cleared
5 3 (13.64%) MCSA
6 1 (4.55%) MCPD
6 1 (4.55%) MCDBA
6 1 (4.55%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (77.27%) Active Directory
2 6 (27.27%) Hyper-V
3 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 3 (13.64%) UAG
5 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (4.55%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 10 (45.45%) SCCM
2 5 (22.73%) Nessus
3 1 (4.55%) SCOM
3 1 (4.55%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 22 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (27.27%) McAfee
3 5 (22.73%) Qualys
4 4 (18.18%) VMware
5 3 (13.64%) Red Hat
5 3 (13.64%) Citrix
6 1 (4.55%) HP
6 1 (4.55%) Apple
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