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 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank - - 6
Contract jobs citing MCP 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Westminster - - 6.25%
As % of the Qualifications category - - 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £263 £300
% change year-on-year
+18.09% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.33 £13.00 £13.75
% change year-on-year
+64.07% -5.45%
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 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Westminster 27.27% 22.22% 43.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 1 2
Median daily rate £400 £620 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.48% +77.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £620 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £620 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £18.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Westminster

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

MCP Jobs Demand Trend in Westminster

MCP
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Westminster

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 Westminster region with a requirement for 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

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:

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