Period
to 20 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in County Antrim with a requirement for MCP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 20 September 2018 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)
Northern Ireland > County Antrim
6 months to
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank - 87 31
Contract jobs citing MCP 0 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim - 0.33% 1.41%
As % of the Qualifications category - 3.08% 4.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
County Antrim median daily rate - £250 -
Northern Ireland median daily rate - £250 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
County Antrim median hourly rate - - -
Northern Ireland median hourly rate - - £23.50

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 County Antrim with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
County Antrim
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 46 65 62
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 13.49% 10.73% 29.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 48 35
County Antrim median daily rate £432 £435 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.80% +38.10% +5.00%
10th Percentile £313 £250 £273
90th Percentile £513 £650 £438
Northern Ireland median daily rate £431 £428 £315
% change year-on-year +0.82% +35.71% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 7
County Antrim median hourly rate £39.50 £21.61 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +82.79% +27.12% -2.86%
10th Percentile £16.85 £21.61 £10.00
90th Percentile £40.10 £21.61 £22.80
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £39.50 £21.61 £17.00
% change year-on-year +82.79% +27.12% -2.86%

MCP
Job Vacancy Trend in County Antrim

Job postings citing MCP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in County Antrim.

Job vacancy trend for MCP in County Antrim

MCP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing MCP in County Antrim.

Contractor daily rate trend for MCP in County Antrim

MCP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in County Antrim

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MCP in County Antrim