The table below looks at the statistics for MCP in IT contracts advertised for the Woking region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCP over the 3 months to 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 14 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MCP 5 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Woking 5.88% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 25.00% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£300 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £227 £253
% change year-on-year
+21.04% -10.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £135.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.75 £15.50 £13.34
% change year-on-year
+8.06% +16.23%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Woking region.

Qualifications Category
Woking
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
20 12 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Woking 23.53% 12.90% 24.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 3
Average daily rate £370 £350 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £236 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £135.00 £30.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+350.00% -
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 Woking

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

MCP Jobs Demand Trend in Woking

MCP
Daily Rate Trend in Woking

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

MCP Daily Rate Trend in Woking

MCP
Hourly Rate Trend in Woking

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

MCP Hourly Rate Trend in Woking

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Woking

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Woking 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 4 (66.67%) Project Planning
3 4 (66.67%) SCCM
3 4 (66.67%) HP
3 4 (66.67%) MS Exchange
4 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
5 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
5 2 (33.33%) MCSE
5 2 (33.33%) MS Office
5 2 (33.33%) Citrix
5 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (33.33%) A+ Certification
5 2 (33.33%) Blackberry
6 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
6 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
6 1 (16.67%) Mac OS X
6 1 (16.67%) Apple
6 1 (16.67%) Thin Client
6 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (16.67%) ITIL
6 1 (16.67%) MCSA
6 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
6 1 (16.67%) LAN
6 1 (16.67%) VoIP
6 1 (16.67%) WAN
6 1 (16.67%) DHCP
6 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Woking by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Woking 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 4 (66.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Office
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) LAN
1 1 (16.67%) VoIP
1 1 (16.67%) WAN
1 1 (16.67%) DHCP
1 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
1 1 (16.67%) VPN
1 1 (16.67%) DNS
1 1 (16.67%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Analyst
2 5 (83.33%) Service Analyst
3 4 (66.67%) Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (50.00%) Technical Analyst
4 3 (50.00%) Technical Services Analyst
5 1 (16.67%) Operations Analyst
5 1 (16.67%) IT Operations Analyst
5 1 (16.67%) Desktop Analyst
5 1 (16.67%) Services Delivery Analyst
5 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
5 1 (16.67%) Help Desk Analyst
5 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (33.33%) Blackberry
3 1 (16.67%) Smartphone
3 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (16.67%) Fat Client
3 1 (16.67%) iPad
3 1 (16.67%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
3 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
3 1 (16.67%) Mac OS X
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Project Planning
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (33.33%) A+ Certification
1 2 (33.33%) MCSE
2 1 (16.67%) MCSA
2 1 (16.67%) MCDST
2 1 (16.67%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 1 (16.67%) XenApp
2 1 (16.67%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) HP
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) Citrix
4 1 (16.67%) Apple
4 1 (16.67%) ServiceNow