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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 45 39 43
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +4
Contract jobs citing MCP 3 16 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 0.64% 3.40% 0.29%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.69% 16.49% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 14 1
Average daily rate - £290 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +28.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £263 £239
% change year-on-year
+19.04% +9.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £15.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-12.90% +10.71%
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
64 97 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 13.73% 20.59% 24.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 67 56
Average daily rate £408 £300 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.83% -8.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £193 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £449 £527
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 2
Average hourly rate £33.00 £20.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+65.00% -50.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +20.00%

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
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 9 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -4 1 - -
MCP
South East

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) MCSE
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (80.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (80.00%) ITIL
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (80.00%) Office 365
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (60.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (60.00%) Remote Desktop
3 3 (60.00%) UAG
3 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (60.00%) ITIL V3
3 3 (60.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (60.00%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (60.00%) SCCM
3 3 (60.00%) Red Hat
3 3 (60.00%) Internet
3 3 (60.00%) Configuration Management
3 3 (60.00%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (60.00%) PKI
3 3 (60.00%) DHCP
3 3 (60.00%) DNS
3 3 (60.00%) SharePoint
3 3 (60.00%) Citrix
3 3 (60.00%) MCSA
3 3 (60.00%) Linux

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 4 (80.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (60.00%) IIS
2 3 (60.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (60.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (40.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (80.00%) Office 365
2 3 (60.00%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (40.00%) IaaS
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) DHCP
1 3 (60.00%) DNS
1 3 (60.00%) Internet
1 3 (60.00%) Remote Desktop
1 3 (60.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (20.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Amazon RDS
General
1 2 (40.00%) Billing
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) IT Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) IT Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) IT Support
3 1 (20.00%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Support
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) PKI
2 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (60.00%) Linux
3 3 (60.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (40.00%) Windows 8
5 1 (20.00%) Windows 2000
5 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
5 1 (20.00%) Windows NT
5 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (20.00%) Windows Vista
5 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) ITIL
2 3 (60.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (60.00%) ITIL V3
3 2 (40.00%) Change Management
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (40.00%) Problem Management
4 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (20.00%) Logistics
4 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) MCSE
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (60.00%) MCSA
3 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) A+ Certification
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (20.00%) MCITP
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) UAG
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) Citrix
2 3 (60.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (20.00%) Kaseya
3 1 (20.00%) SAP