The table below looks at the statistics for MCP in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCP over the 3 months to 30 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 120 119 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Contract jobs citing MCP 3 11 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.16% 0.48% -
As % of the Qualifications category 1.19% 3.17% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £80 £155 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-48.38% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Median hourly rate £14.57 £11.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.40% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.57 £14.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+0.44% -12.12%
MCP
Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the West Yorkshire region.

Qualifications Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
252 347 209
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 13.30% 15.19% 12.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 206 131
Median daily rate £363 £390 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.05% +15.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £488 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £390 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +6.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 7
Median hourly rate £12.63 £15.86 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.39% +2.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £11.00 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £27.50 £16.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £25.00 £19.91
% change year-on-year
+12.00% +25.56%

MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing MCP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

MCP Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

MCP
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MCP across the West Yorkshire region.

MCP Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

MCP
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MCP across the West Yorkshire region.

MCP Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

MCP
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 30 September 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
Wakefield -4 2 £80 -
Leeds +7 1 - - 2
MCP
Yorkshire

MCP
Top 22 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for MCP.

1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (80.00%) MS Office
2 4 (80.00%) ITIL
3 3 (60.00%) Cisco
3 3 (60.00%) Web Services
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (60.00%) MCDST
3 3 (60.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (60.00%) Service Management
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (40.00%) SCCM
4 2 (40.00%) SCOM
4 2 (40.00%) Internet
5 1 (20.00%) Citrix
5 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
5 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
5 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
5 1 (20.00%) XenApp
5 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (20.00%) Windows 8

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (80.00%) MS Office
2 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Internet
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Analyst
2 3 (60.00%) Service Analyst
2 3 (60.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) 1st/2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
3 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Deskside Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Deskside Support
3 1 (20.00%) Deskside Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Desktop Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Desktop Support
3 1 (20.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Migration Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Project Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) ITIL
2 3 (60.00%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) MCDST
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) SCCM
1 2 (40.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix