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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 142 132 111
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -21
Contract jobs citing MCP 3 12 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.10% 0.41% 0.17%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.67% 2.79% 1.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 2
Median daily rate £124 £190 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.86% -24.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £112 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £238 £280
UK excluding London median daily rate £250 £248 £230
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +7.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £12.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £15.50 £15.75
% change year-on-year
+41.93% -1.58%
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
446 430 258
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 15.33% 14.54% 10.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 281 287 154
Median daily rate £385 £360 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.94% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £200 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £475 £441
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £353
% change year-on-year
- +6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 13
Median hourly rate £14.57 £22.11 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.12% +44.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.05 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.95 £30.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.25 £23.75 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+31.57% +31.94%

MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Yorkshire region citing MCP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MCP within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 July 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
West Yorkshire -3 3 £124 -20.16% 3
MCP
England

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for MCP.

1 6 (85.71%) MS Office
1 6 (85.71%) ITIL
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
1 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (57.14%) MCSA
2 4 (57.14%) MS Excel
2 4 (57.14%) Windows XP
2 4 (57.14%) Windows 8
3 3 (42.86%) MCITP
3 3 (42.86%) Windows 7
3 3 (42.86%) Trend Analysis
3 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
3 3 (42.86%) VPN
3 3 (42.86%) SLA
3 3 (42.86%) MCSE
3 3 (42.86%) Citrix
3 3 (42.86%) DameWare
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 2 (28.57%) MCDST
4 2 (28.57%) VMware
4 2 (28.57%) SCCM
4 2 (28.57%) SCOM
4 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (28.57%) Service Management
4 2 (28.57%) Internet
4 2 (28.57%) Web Services
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
4 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in 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 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (85.71%) MS Office
2 4 (57.14%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) VPN
2 2 (28.57%) Internet
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Service Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) 1st Line Support
3 2 (28.57%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Support Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) 1st/2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 1 (14.29%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Deskside Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Deskside Support Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) First Line Help Desk Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) First Line Help Desk Support
4 1 (14.29%) Help Desk Support
4 1 (14.29%) IT Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Migration Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Service Desk Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Windows 8
2 4 (57.14%) Windows XP
3 3 (42.86%) Windows 7
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) ITIL
2 3 (42.86%) Trend Analysis
3 2 (28.57%) Service Management
4 1 (14.29%) ITSM
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (57.14%) MCSA
3 3 (42.86%) MCITP
3 3 (42.86%) MCSE
4 2 (28.57%) MCDST
5 1 (14.29%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V
2 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (14.29%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) DameWare
2 2 (28.57%) SCCM
2 2 (28.57%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Citrix
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco
2 2 (28.57%) VMware