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 24 June 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
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 65 53 27
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -26
Contract jobs citing MCP 9 8 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 1.22% 1.46% 5.88%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.29% 6.45% 21.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 15
Median daily rate £440 £225 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+95.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £389 £222 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £284 £359
UK excluding London median daily rate £305 £283 £281
% change year-on-year
+7.96% +0.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £15.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.33 £16.00 £14.67
% change year-on-year
+33.31% +9.06%
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
143 124 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 19.43% 22.59% 27.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 73 52
Median daily rate £405 £360 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £220 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £500 £434
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 6 9
Median hourly rate £43.00 £30.00 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.33% +90.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £16.10 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.50 £44.90 £21.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.10 £24.12 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+28.94% +34.00%

MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Sussex region citing MCP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MCP within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 24 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gatwick - 5 £440 -
Crawley - 1 £465 -
MCP
South East

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 24 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing MCP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Sussex region with a requirement for MCP.

1 11 (91.67%) Microsoft
1 11 (91.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (83.33%) MS Excel
3 7 (58.33%) SC Cleared
3 7 (58.33%) Security Cleared
4 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
4 6 (50.00%) Service Management
4 6 (50.00%) Law
4 6 (50.00%) CRM
4 6 (50.00%) C#
4 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (50.00%) .NET
4 6 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 6 (50.00%) Visual Studio
4 6 (50.00%) Windows
4 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (50.00%) Case Management
5 5 (41.67%) IaaS
5 5 (41.67%) ITIL V3
5 5 (41.67%) SCCM
5 5 (41.67%) MCSE
5 5 (41.67%) MCSA
5 5 (41.67%) ASP.NET
5 5 (41.67%) ITIL
5 5 (41.67%) VMware
5 5 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (25.00%) IIS
1 3 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (25.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (8.33%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 10 (83.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (41.67%) IaaS
2 3 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (25.00%) Office 365
3 2 (16.67%) PaaS
3 2 (16.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) Internet
2 3 (25.00%) DHCP
2 3 (25.00%) DNS
2 3 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (8.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (25.00%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 6 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (16.67%) AdminStudio
2 2 (16.67%) InstallShield
2 2 (16.67%) MSI
General
1 6 (50.00%) Law
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) CRM Developer
1 6 (50.00%) Developer
2 4 (33.33%) IT Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Applications Packager
5 1 (8.33%) .NET Developer
5 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) CRM Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Customer Services Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 1 (8.33%) ICT Manager
5 1 (8.33%) IT Support
5 1 (8.33%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Service Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) .NET
2 5 (41.67%) ASP.NET
3 4 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Management Information System
1 3 (25.00%) PKI
2 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
3 1 (8.33%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Windows
1 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (25.00%) Linux
2 3 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 1 (8.33%) Mac OS
4 1 (8.33%) Mac OS X
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Case Management
1 6 (50.00%) CRM
1 6 (50.00%) Service Management
2 5 (41.67%) ITIL
2 5 (41.67%) ITIL V3
3 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (33.33%) Prototyping
3 4 (33.33%) Workflow
4 3 (25.00%) Change Management
4 3 (25.00%) Configuration Management
4 3 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (25.00%) Problem Management
4 3 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) C#
1 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
3 2 (16.67%) VB
3 2 (16.67%) VBScript
4 1 (8.33%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (91.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (58.33%) SC Cleared
2 7 (58.33%) Security Cleared
3 5 (41.67%) MCSA
3 5 (41.67%) MCSE
4 2 (16.67%) MCDST
5 1 (8.33%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 5 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 5 (41.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (91.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (41.67%) VMware
3 3 (25.00%) 3PAR
3 3 (25.00%) HP
3 3 (25.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (8.33%) Lotus