The table below looks at the statistics for MCP in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCP over the 3 months to 7 July 2015 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 131 113 111
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -2
Contract jobs citing MCP 8 5 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.28% 0.22% 0.58%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.05% 2.02% 3.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 2
Average daily rate
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£225 £250 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -50.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £248 £275
% change year-on-year
+12.93% -9.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Average hourly rate - £10.00 £12.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -21.56%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.75 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+7.93% +1.61%
MCP
England

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

Qualifications Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
390 248 338
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 13.56% 10.82% 16.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 260 147 166
Average daily rate £350 £348 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.71% +15.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £211 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £468 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 13 21
Average hourly rate £23.61 £15.00 £42.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.40% -64.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.65 £10.00 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.80 £25.00 £175.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.13 £19.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+18.58% -9.30%

MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

MCP Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

MCP
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

MCP Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

MCP
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MCP across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 7 July 2015.

MCP Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

MCP
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

MCP Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

MCP
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MCP within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 7 July 2015. 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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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
South Yorkshire -5 4 £225 +5.88%
West Yorkshire -19 3 £113 -60.86% 7
North Yorkshire -6 1 - - 2
MCP
England

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire 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 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 8 (88.89%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (66.67%) MS Office
3 6 (66.67%) ITIL
4 4 (44.44%) MCSE
4 4 (44.44%) Windows XP
4 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (44.44%) VMware
4 4 (44.44%) MCDST
4 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 3 (33.33%) Problem Management
5 3 (33.33%) SCCM
5 3 (33.33%) Blackberry
5 3 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (33.33%) Law
5 3 (33.33%) Migration
5 3 (33.33%) Extranet
5 3 (33.33%) HP
5 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
5 3 (33.33%) DHCP
5 3 (33.33%) DNS
5 3 (33.33%) Apple iOS
5 3 (33.33%) Data Centre
6 2 (22.22%) Data Centre Operations
6 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V
6 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (22.22%) Active Directory

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire 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 3 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 6 (66.67%) MS Office
2 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) DHCP
1 3 (33.33%) DNS
1 3 (33.33%) Extranet
2 2 (22.22%) LAN
2 2 (22.22%) WAN
3 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
3 1 (11.11%) Firewall
3 1 (11.11%) SAN
3 1 (11.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (33.33%) Law
2 2 (22.22%) Finance
3 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
3 1 (11.11%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Analyst
1 4 (44.44%) Support Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Desktop Support Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Desktop Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Desktop Support
3 2 (22.22%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Wintel Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Support Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Server Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Deployment Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Blackberry
1 3 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 1 (11.11%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) Windows XP
2 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (33.33%) Apple iOS
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (11.11%) Windows 8
5 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) ITIL
2 3 (33.33%) Migration
2 3 (33.33%) Problem Management
3 2 (22.22%) Project Management
3 2 (22.22%) Workflow
3 2 (22.22%) Data Centre Operations
4 1 (11.11%) Service Management
4 1 (11.11%) Change Management
4 1 (11.11%) Change Control
4 1 (11.11%) Patch Management
4 1 (11.11%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (88.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (44.44%) MCSE
2 4 (44.44%) MCDST
3 2 (22.22%) MCITP
3 2 (22.22%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (11.11%) MCSA
4 1 (11.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (11.11%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V
3 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) SCCM
2 2 (22.22%) SCVMM
3 1 (11.11%) AirWatch
3 1 (11.11%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 4 (44.44%) VMware
3 3 (33.33%) HP
4 2 (22.22%) Citrix
5 1 (11.11%) Symantec
5 1 (11.11%) Northgate
5 1 (11.11%) Civica
5 1 (11.11%) Trustwave
5 1 (11.11%) Cisco
5 1 (11.11%) IBM
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