Period
to 25 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands with a requirement for MCP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 25 June 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)
England > East Midlands
6 months to
25 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 141 140 130
Rank change year-on-year -1 -10 +15
Contract jobs citing MCP 8 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.28% 0.27% 0.096%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.40% 1.42% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 0
East Midlands median daily rate £269 £375 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -28.33% - -
England median daily rate £350 £350 £275
% change year-on-year - +27.27% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
East Midlands median hourly rate £12.50 £10.75 £11.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.28% -4.44% -13.46%
10th Percentile £11.25 £10.38 £10.53
90th Percentile £13.75 £11.13 £12.18
England median hourly rate £15.25 £15.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +1.67% -16.67% +16.13%

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 the East Midlands with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
East Midlands
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 571 563 559
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 19.88% 18.76% 17.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 348 378 365
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.90% +10.00%
10th Percentile £213 £262 £201
90th Percentile £550 £550 £589
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 27 35
East Midlands median hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.00% +129.51% -19.74%
10th Percentile £16.53 £12.18 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.50 £52.50 £41.70
England median hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year -16.67% +7.14% +24.44%

MCP
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing MCP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for MCP in the East Midlands

MCP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MCP in the East Midlands

MCP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MCP in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 25 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MCP in the East Midlands

MCP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MCP in the East Midlands

MCP
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MCP within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 25 June 2018. 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
Derbyshire +15 4 £388 +3.33%
Northamptonshire -8 3 £150 -53.85% 1
Nottinghamshire -13 1 - -
MCP
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 2018, 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for MCP.

1 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (75.00%) Citrix
2 6 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (62.50%) Migration
3 5 (62.50%) SCCM
3 5 (62.50%) XenApp
3 5 (62.50%) Windows 7
3 5 (62.50%) Office 365
4 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Intune
4 4 (50.00%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (50.00%) Windows 10
4 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (50.00%) XenDesktop
4 4 (50.00%) PowerShell
4 4 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
4 4 (50.00%) Marketing
4 4 (50.00%) Electronics
4 4 (50.00%) Telecoms
4 4 (50.00%) Finance
4 4 (50.00%) Programme Management
4 4 (50.00%) Manufacturing
4 4 (50.00%) Publishing
4 4 (50.00%) Internet
4 4 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (50.00%) VBScript
4 4 (50.00%) SAP
5 3 (37.50%) ITIL
5 3 (37.50%) MSI

MCP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 (12.50%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (62.50%) Office 365
2 4 (50.00%) Azure Active Directory
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (12.50%) ADSL
2 1 (12.50%) Broadband
2 1 (12.50%) LAN
2 1 (12.50%) Skype
2 1 (12.50%) Unified Communications
2 1 (12.50%) VLAN
2 1 (12.50%) VoIP
2 1 (12.50%) WAN
2 1 (12.50%) WLAN
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) AdminStudio
1 3 (37.50%) MSI
General
1 4 (50.00%) Electronics
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
1 4 (50.00%) Manufacturing
1 4 (50.00%) Marketing
1 4 (50.00%) Publishing
1 4 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (12.50%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Applications Packager
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Service Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) IT Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Migration Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Service Desk Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Leader
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Windows 7
3 4 (50.00%) Windows 10
4 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Migration
2 4 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
2 4 (50.00%) Programme Management
3 3 (37.50%) Application Packaging
3 3 (37.50%) ITIL
3 3 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Incident Management
5 1 (12.50%) Application Virtualisation
5 1 (12.50%) Asset Management
5 1 (12.50%) Data Loss Prevention
5 1 (12.50%) Data Protection
5 1 (12.50%) Desktop Virtualisation
5 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (12.50%) ERP
5 1 (12.50%) ITIL V3
5 1 (12.50%) PLM
5 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 4 (50.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (12.50%) CCNA
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (12.50%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (12.50%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (62.50%) XenApp
3 4 (50.00%) XenDesktop
4 3 (37.50%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
5 1 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 5 (62.50%) SCCM
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (12.50%) AirWatch
3 1 (12.50%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Citrix
1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) SAP
3 3 (37.50%) Ivanti
4 2 (25.00%) Cisco
5 1 (12.50%) ServiceNow
5 1 (12.50%) VMware