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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
South East / West Sussex
Rank 56 45 40
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -5
Contract jobs citing MCP 2 2 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 0.43% 0.42% 3.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.57% 2.94% 15.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 14
Median daily rate - - £290
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £293 £290
% change year-on-year
-5.98% +0.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.25 £18.75 £13.06
% change year-on-year
-24.00% +43.62%

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
127 68 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 27.14% 14.44% 20.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 44 69
Median daily rate £425 £404 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +30.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £300 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £383
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +0.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 4
Median hourly rate £52.50 £33.00 £27.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.09% +18.91%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £40.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-25.92% +80.00%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 3 (100.00%) MCSE
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Internet
2 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
2 2 (66.67%) MCSA
2 2 (66.67%) Python
2 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (66.67%) DHCP
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) IIS
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (66.67%) Bash Shell
2 2 (66.67%) UAG
2 2 (66.67%) Puppet
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL V3
2 2 (66.67%) Office 365
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) IaaS
2 2 (66.67%) Jenkins

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 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (66.67%) IIS
1 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
1 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
1 2 (66.67%) SharePoint 2013
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) AWS CloudFormation
1 2 (66.67%) IaaS
1 2 (66.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) DHCP
1 2 (66.67%) Internet
1 2 (66.67%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (33.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
1 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Cloud Specialist
1 2 (66.67%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) 1st/2nd Line Support
2 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Clustering
1 2 (66.67%) Enterprise Cloud
1 2 (66.67%) PKI
1 2 (66.67%) Virtual Team
2 1 (33.33%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
1 2 (66.67%) DevOps
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL V3
1 2 (66.67%) Virtual Team Management
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Security
2 1 (33.33%) Line Management
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Bash Shell
1 2 (66.67%) Python
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) MCSE
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) MCITP
2 2 (66.67%) MCSA
3 1 (33.33%) A+ Certification
3 1 (33.33%) CompTIA Security+
3 1 (33.33%) Network+ Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Security+ Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Server+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) UAG
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Puppet
1 2 (66.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) VMware