The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Yorkshire region.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 123 95 100
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +5
Contract jobs citing MCP 6 14 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.23% 0.68% 0.60%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.85% 4.62% 4.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 5
Average daily rate £274 £129 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+112.42% -58.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £113 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £393 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £230 £230
% change year-on-year
+30.43% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 1
Average hourly rate £10.00 £11.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.04% -34.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £12.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -16.66%
Qualifications Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
325 303 349
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 12.65% 14.76% 13.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 191 144 182
Average daily rate £350 £314 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.46% -3.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £175 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £454
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 18 17
Average hourly rate £16.00 £20.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.80 £82.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £23.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-24.21% -5.00%
MCP
England

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
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 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
South Yorkshire 0 2 £213 -57.50%
West Yorkshire -24 2 £274 +141.50% 3
North Yorkshire - 1 - - 1
East Yorkshire - - - -
MCP
England

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (54.55%) MS Office
2 6 (54.55%) Windows
3 5 (45.45%) ITIL
3 5 (45.45%) MS Excel
4 4 (36.36%) Windows XP
4 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
4 4 (36.36%) Incident Management
4 4 (36.36%) ITIL V3
5 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
6 2 (18.18%) Citrix
6 2 (18.18%) SLA
6 2 (18.18%) NHS
6 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (18.18%) Remedy
6 2 (18.18%) LAN
6 2 (18.18%) WAN
6 2 (18.18%) HTML
6 2 (18.18%) MCSE
6 2 (18.18%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (18.18%) Service Management
6 2 (18.18%) Migration
6 2 (18.18%) VMware
6 2 (18.18%) ITSM
6 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
6 2 (18.18%) Windows 8
6 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
6 2 (18.18%) MCITP
6 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (54.55%) MS Office
2 5 (45.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) LAN
1 2 (18.18%) WAN
2 1 (9.09%) DHCP
2 1 (9.09%) DNS
2 1 (9.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle9i Database
2 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (9.09%) DTS
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Service Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) 1st Line Support
3 2 (18.18%) Support Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Desktop Support
3 2 (18.18%) Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Help Desk Support
4 1 (9.09%) Help Desk Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Migration Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Data Migration Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Information Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Developer
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Help Desk Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Data Centre Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) NHS
1 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
2 1 (9.09%) Clustering
2 1 (9.09%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Windows
2 4 (36.36%) Windows XP
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (18.18%) Windows 8
3 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Vista
4 1 (9.09%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) ITIL
2 4 (36.36%) Incident Management
2 4 (36.36%) ITIL V3
3 2 (18.18%) Service Management
3 2 (18.18%) Migration
3 2 (18.18%) ITSM
4 1 (9.09%) Workflow
4 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (9.09%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (18.18%) MCSE
2 2 (18.18%) MCITP
3 1 (9.09%) Degree
3 1 (9.09%) OCP
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (9.09%) CCNA
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
2 1 (9.09%) XenApp
2 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) SCCM
1 1 (9.09%) SCVMM
1 1 (9.09%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) Citrix
2 2 (18.18%) Remedy
2 2 (18.18%) VMware
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle
3 1 (9.09%) CA
3 1 (9.09%) HP
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £10.00 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
West Yorkshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £349 per day
Posted: 24 days ago