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 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 67 54 35
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -19
Contract jobs citing MCP 12 10 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 1.60% 1.72% 1.99%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.23% 8.13% 6.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 10 4
Average daily rate £428 £295 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.91% -26.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £263 £310
% change year-on-year
+18.09% -15.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £15.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.33 £13.00 £13.75
% change year-on-year
+64.07% -5.45%
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
130 123 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 17.36% 21.17% 29.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 93 69
Average daily rate £413 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £500 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 8
Average hourly rate £43.00 £43.70 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.60% +164.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

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 April 2016.

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 April 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
Gatwick - 5 £440 -
Crawley - 4 £280 -
MCP
South East

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 14 (93.33%) Microsoft
1 14 (93.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (73.33%) MS Excel
3 9 (60.00%) Windows
3 9 (60.00%) SC Cleared
3 9 (60.00%) Security Cleared
3 9 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (53.33%) ITIL V3
4 8 (53.33%) SCCM
4 8 (53.33%) ITIL
4 8 (53.33%) MCSE
4 8 (53.33%) MCSA
5 7 (46.67%) Internet
5 7 (46.67%) IaaS
6 6 (40.00%) SharePoint 2013
6 6 (40.00%) Windows Server
6 6 (40.00%) Case Management
6 6 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (40.00%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (40.00%) Office 365
6 6 (40.00%) Red Hat
6 6 (40.00%) CRM
6 6 (40.00%) SharePoint
6 6 (40.00%) MS Exchange
6 6 (40.00%) DHCP
6 6 (40.00%) DNS
6 6 (40.00%) Active Directory
6 6 (40.00%) Linux

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 6 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 6 (40.00%) IIS
1 6 (40.00%) MS Exchange
1 6 (40.00%) SharePoint
1 6 (40.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (6.67%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 11 (73.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (40.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (46.67%) IaaS
2 6 (40.00%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (40.00%) Office 365
3 5 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (13.33%) PaaS
4 2 (13.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (46.67%) Internet
2 6 (40.00%) DHCP
2 6 (40.00%) DNS
2 6 (40.00%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (20.00%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (6.67%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (33.33%) Amazon RDS
3 4 (26.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (26.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (40.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (13.33%) AdminStudio
2 2 (13.33%) InstallShield
2 2 (13.33%) MSI
General
1 6 (40.00%) Law
2 2 (13.33%) Billing
2 2 (13.33%) Finance
3 1 (6.67%) Banking
3 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) CRM Developer
1 6 (40.00%) Developer
1 6 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 6 (40.00%) IT Engineer
2 5 (33.33%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Applications Packager
4 1 (6.67%) .NET Developer
4 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) CRM Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Customer Services Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 1 (6.67%) ICT Manager
4 1 (6.67%) IT Support
4 1 (6.67%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Service Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (40.00%) .NET
2 5 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 4 (26.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) PKI
2 4 (26.67%) Data Centre
3 3 (20.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (6.67%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 9 (60.00%) Windows
1 9 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 9 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 6 (40.00%) Linux
2 6 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 6 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
4 1 (6.67%) Mac OS
4 1 (6.67%) Mac OS X
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) ITIL
1 8 (53.33%) ITIL V3
2 6 (40.00%) Case Management
2 6 (40.00%) Configuration Management
2 6 (40.00%) CRM
2 6 (40.00%) Service Management
3 5 (33.33%) Change Management
3 5 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 5 (33.33%) Problem Management
4 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (26.67%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (26.67%) Workflow
5 1 (6.67%) Logistics
5 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) C#
1 6 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (26.67%) SQL
3 2 (13.33%) PowerShell
3 2 (13.33%) VB
3 2 (13.33%) VBScript
4 1 (6.67%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (93.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (60.00%) SC Cleared
2 9 (60.00%) Security Cleared
3 8 (53.33%) MCSA
3 8 (53.33%) MCSE
4 2 (13.33%) MCDST
5 1 (6.67%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 6 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (20.00%) UAG
4 2 (13.33%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 8 (53.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (93.33%) Microsoft
2 6 (40.00%) Red Hat
3 5 (33.33%) VMware
4 3 (20.00%) 3PAR
4 3 (20.00%) Citrix
4 3 (20.00%) HP
5 1 (6.67%) Lotus
5 1 (6.67%) SAP