The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Docklands, London with a requirement for MCP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 March 2017 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)
London / Docklands, London
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing MCP 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Docklands, London 1.75% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 6.25% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £278 £263
% change year-on-year -0.90% +5.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £17.50 £13.00
% change year-on-year -12.85% +34.61%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in Docklands, London.

Academic & Professional Certification
Docklands, London
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 16 12 15
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Docklands, London 28.07% 20.34% 15.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 9
Median daily rate £563 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +17.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £391 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £555
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £11.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £39.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -23.07% +73.33%  

MCP
Job Vacancy Trend in Docklands, London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Docklands, London citing MCP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for MCP in Docklands, London

MCP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Docklands, London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing MCP in Docklands, London.

Contractor daily rate trend for MCP in Docklands, London

MCP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Docklands, London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MCP in Docklands, London

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, 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 Docklands, London region with a requirement for MCP.

1 1 (50.00%) C
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) IBM Notes
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (50.00%) Lotus
1 1 (50.00%) Mac OS X
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (50.00%) Internet
1 1 (50.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) Mac OS
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012

MCP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Docklands, London 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 (50.00%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) Internet
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Help Desk Support
1 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Mac OS
1 1 (50.00%) Mac OS X
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Lotus