The table below looks at the statistics for MCP in IT contracts advertised for the Westminster region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCP over the 3 months to 12 February 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.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 13 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MCP 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Westminster 3.85% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 11.11% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £274 £239
% change year-on-year
+14.15% +14.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £15.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-12.90% +10.71%
MCP
London

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

Qualifications Category
Westminster
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
18 12 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Westminster 34.62% 57.14% 36.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 5 3
Average daily rate £400 £525 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.80% +110.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £351
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +6.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +20.00%

MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Westminster

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MCP across the Westminster region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

MCP Jobs Demand Trend in Westminster

MCP
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Westminster

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Westminster 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 2 (100.00%) MS Office
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) MCSE
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) MCDST
1 2 (100.00%) SCCM
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 2000 Server
1 2 (100.00%) XenApp
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Westminster by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Westminster 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.

Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Desktop Manager
1 2 (100.00%) Desktop Support
1 2 (100.00%) Desktop Support Manager
1 2 (100.00%) Support Manager
2 1 (50.00%) Desktop Support Team Leader
2 1 (50.00%) Desktop Team Leader
2 1 (50.00%) Support Team Leader
2 1 (50.00%) Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 2000 Server
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) MCDST
1 2 (100.00%) MCSE
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix