Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 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)
England > East Midlands
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 141 145 132
Rank change year-on-year +4 -13 -2
Contract jobs citing MCP 10 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.31% 0.18% 0.22%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.53% 1.02% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 0
East Midlands median daily rate £150 - -
England median daily rate £275 £290 £300
% change year-on-year -5.17% -3.33% +36.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 7
East Midlands median hourly rate £13.00 £12.28 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.91% -15.34% +7.41%
10th Percentile £12.55 £11.17 £12.60
90th Percentile £13.45 £18.39 £16.45
England median hourly rate £14.50 £17.06 £15.50
% change year-on-year -15.01% +10.06% -7.46%

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 652 586 603
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 20.26% 17.92% 19.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 446 399 319
East Midlands median daily rate £383 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.72% +1.33% +8.70%
10th Percentile £213 £215 £233
90th Percentile £550 £550 £500
England median daily rate £425 £423 £400
% change year-on-year +0.59% +5.63% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 30 38
East Midlands median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +2.19% +14.17%
10th Percentile £12.50 £11.20 £11.25
90th Percentile £55.60 £39.13 £33.65
England median hourly rate £25.00 £25.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year -1.96% +6.25% +26.32%

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 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 21 November 2017. 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
Northamptonshire - 8 £150 - 2
Nottinghamshire +3 1 - -
Leicestershire -8 1 - - 1
MCP
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for MCP.

1 10 (100.00%) ITIL
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (90.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (90.00%) Cisco
3 8 (80.00%) CCNA
3 8 (80.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 8 (80.00%) Automotive
3 8 (80.00%) Asset Management
3 8 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (80.00%) Data Protection
3 8 (80.00%) Unified Communications
3 8 (80.00%) Desktop Virtualisation
3 8 (80.00%) Data Loss Prevention
4 6 (60.00%) PLM
4 6 (60.00%) ERP
5 5 (50.00%) ITIL V3
5 5 (50.00%) Degree
6 3 (30.00%) Mentoring
7 2 (20.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
7 2 (20.00%) Windows
7 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (10.00%) Skype for Business
8 1 (10.00%) Skype
8 1 (10.00%) AirWatch
8 1 (10.00%) Windows 10
8 1 (10.00%) Publishing
8 1 (10.00%) IP Telephony
8 1 (10.00%) MCTS
8 1 (10.00%) Incident Management

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 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (10.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 8 (80.00%) Unified Communications
2 1 (10.00%) ADSL
2 1 (10.00%) Broadband
2 1 (10.00%) IP Telephony
2 1 (10.00%) Skype
General
1 8 (80.00%) Automotive
2 1 (10.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) IT Engineer
1 5 (50.00%) Service Desk Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) IT Support
2 3 (30.00%) IT Support Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Support Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Service Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Active Directory Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) ITIL
2 8 (80.00%) Asset Management
2 8 (80.00%) Data Loss Prevention
2 8 (80.00%) Data Protection
2 8 (80.00%) Desktop Virtualisation
2 8 (80.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (60.00%) ERP
3 6 (60.00%) PLM
4 5 (50.00%) ITIL V3
5 3 (30.00%) Mentoring
6 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
6 1 (10.00%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 9 (90.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (80.00%) CCNA
2 8 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (50.00%) Degree
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (10.00%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (10.00%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (90.00%) Cisco
3 1 (10.00%) ServiceNow