Period
to 11 July 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for MCP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 11 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
11 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 63 93 113
Rank change year-on-year +30 +20 -5
Contract jobs citing MCP 1 14 14
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.15% 0.89% 0.68%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.43% 4.17% 2.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 9 13
Median daily rate - £475 £475
South East median daily rate £256 £436 £425
% change year-on-year -41.26% +2.65% +30.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Median hourly rate - £14.00 -
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £14.00 -
% change year-on-year +25.00% - -

MCP is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Buckinghamshire
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 234 336 490
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 34.46% 21.39% 23.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 215 300
Median daily rate £451 £450 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.29% +23.29% -11.52%
10th Percentile £290 £240 £215
90th Percentile £638 £620 £507
South East median daily rate £450 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 32 58
Median hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +2.86% -2.78%
10th Percentile £15.75 £14.00 £12.25
90th Percentile £42.00 £45.78 £51.53
Median hourly rate £31.39 £33.40 £35.00
% change year-on-year -6.02% -4.57% +55.56%

MCP
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

Job postings citing MCP as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire.

Job vacancy trend for MCP in Buckinghamshire

MCP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing MCP in Buckinghamshire.

Daily rate trend for MCP in Buckinghamshire

MCP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing MCP in Buckinghamshire.

Hourly rate trend for MCP in Buckinghamshire

MCP
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MCP within the Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 11 July 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +28 1 - - 2
MCP
South East

For the 6 months to 11 July 2020, IT contractor jobs citing MCP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for MCP.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) XSL
1 1 (100.00%) MCAD
1 1 (100.00%) CRM
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) CESG
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (100.00%) MCITP
1 1 (100.00%) Statistics
1 1 (100.00%) MCPD

MCP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 1 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio Team System
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Applications Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Web Applications Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) LINQ
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) CESG
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) CRM
1 1 (100.00%) Data Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Statistics
1 1 (100.00%) Virtual Environments
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCAD
1 1 (100.00%) MCITP
1 1 (100.00%) MCPD
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft