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 October 2014 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 29 39 -
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -
Contract jobs citing MCP 12 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 3.47% 1.42% -
As % of the Qualifications category 14.12% 8.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £298 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.05% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £285 £250 £178
% change year-on-year
+14.00% +40.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £13.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.25 £13.42
% change year-on-year
+6.22% +13.65%
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
85 75 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 24.57% 17.77% 14.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 45 53
Average daily rate £375 £380 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £251 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £500 £533
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 5
Average hourly rate £20.91 £14.00 £16.16
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+49.35% -13.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.95 £14.00 £28.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.08%

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 21 October 2014.

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 21 October 2014. 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
Gatwick - - - -
Horsham - - - -
MCP
South East

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 37 (97.37%) Windows
2 32 (84.21%) Microsoft
2 32 (84.21%) Microsoft Certification
3 31 (81.58%) ITIL
3 31 (81.58%) MCSE
4 28 (73.68%) Active Directory
5 26 (68.42%) Windows Server 2008
6 24 (63.16%) Linux
7 22 (57.89%) SCCM
8 19 (50.00%) IIS
8 19 (50.00%) MS Exchange
9 16 (42.11%) Windows Server 2003
9 16 (42.11%) Windows Server 2012
10 15 (39.47%) MS Office
10 15 (39.47%) SQL
11 14 (36.84%) Internet
11 14 (36.84%) Firewall
12 13 (34.21%) SAN
13 11 (28.95%) VMware
13 11 (28.95%) McAfee
13 11 (28.95%) MCSA
13 11 (28.95%) TCP/IP
14 10 (26.32%) DNS
14 10 (26.32%) DHCP
14 10 (26.32%) CCNA
14 10 (26.32%) Citrix
14 10 (26.32%) CISSP
14 10 (26.32%) Cisco Certification
14 10 (26.32%) Red Hat
14 10 (26.32%) SharePoint

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 19 (50.00%) IIS
1 19 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 10 (26.32%) SharePoint
2 10 (26.32%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (23.68%) SharePoint 2013
3 9 (23.68%) Exchange Server 2007
4 8 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (5.26%) Lync
6 1 (2.63%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 15 (39.47%) MS Office
2 10 (26.32%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.63%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (26.32%) Microsoft Azure
1 10 (26.32%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (23.68%) Office 365
2 9 (23.68%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (36.84%) Internet
1 14 (36.84%) Firewall
2 13 (34.21%) SAN
3 11 (28.95%) TCP/IP
4 10 (26.32%) DNS
4 10 (26.32%) Wireless
4 10 (26.32%) DHCP
5 9 (23.68%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (2.63%) Network Security
6 1 (2.63%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (2.63%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (23.68%) Amazon RDS
2 8 (21.05%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (5.26%) Finance
1 2 (5.26%) Retail
2 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.63%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (31.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 11 (28.95%) Analyst
3 10 (26.32%) Security Analyst
3 10 (26.32%) IT Security Analyst
4 8 (21.05%) Server Engineer
5 6 (15.79%) Support Engineer
6 4 (10.53%) 2nd Line Support
6 4 (10.53%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 3 (7.89%) Windows Server Engineer
8 2 (5.26%) Windows Engineer
8 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 1 (2.63%) Service Analyst
9 1 (2.63%) IT Consultant
9 1 (2.63%) Consultant
9 1 (2.63%) Server Support
9 1 (2.63%) Messaging Specialist
9 1 (2.63%) Server Support Engineer
9 1 (2.63%) Infrastructure Consultant
9 1 (2.63%) Wintel Support
9 1 (2.63%) Server Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.68%) PKI
2 7 (18.42%) Clustering
3 4 (10.53%) Blackberry
3 4 (10.53%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.63%) NHS
4 1 (2.63%) EqualLogic
4 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 37 (97.37%) Windows
2 26 (68.42%) Windows Server 2008
3 24 (63.16%) Linux
4 16 (42.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 16 (42.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (23.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (10.53%) Mac OS
6 4 (10.53%) Mac OS X
7 1 (2.63%) Windows Vista
7 1 (2.63%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.63%) Windows XP
7 1 (2.63%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (81.58%) ITIL
2 10 (26.32%) Penetration Testing
2 10 (26.32%) Incident Management
2 10 (26.32%) Vulnerability Management
2 10 (26.32%) Coaching
3 9 (23.68%) Configuration Management
4 7 (18.42%) ITIL V3
5 4 (10.53%) Information Security
6 1 (2.63%) Load Balancing
6 1 (2.63%) Project Management
6 1 (2.63%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.63%) Change Management
6 1 (2.63%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (2.63%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 15 (39.47%) SQL
2 4 (10.53%) C
Qualifications
1 32 (84.21%) Microsoft Certification
2 31 (81.58%) MCSE
3 11 (28.95%) MCSA
4 10 (26.32%) CCNA
4 10 (26.32%) CISSP
4 10 (26.32%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (26.32%) CEH
5 3 (7.89%) Security Cleared
6 2 (5.26%) MCDST
7 1 (2.63%) MCTS
7 1 (2.63%) MCITP
7 1 (2.63%) MCPD
7 1 (2.63%) MCDBA
7 1 (2.63%) MCSD
7 1 (2.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (73.68%) Active Directory
2 9 (23.68%) UAG
3 6 (15.79%) Hyper-V
4 5 (13.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (2.63%) ISA Server
5 1 (2.63%) VMware ESX
5 1 (2.63%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 22 (57.89%) SCCM
2 10 (26.32%) Nessus
3 1 (2.63%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (2.63%) OpenView
3 1 (2.63%) OVSD
3 1 (2.63%) SCOM
3 1 (2.63%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 32 (84.21%) Microsoft
2 11 (28.95%) McAfee
2 11 (28.95%) VMware
3 10 (26.32%) Qualys
3 10 (26.32%) Citrix
3 10 (26.32%) Red Hat
4 3 (7.89%) HP
5 1 (2.63%) Dell
5 1 (2.63%) EMC
5 1 (2.63%) Veeam
5 1 (2.63%) Kaseya
5 1 (2.63%) NetApp