Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 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)
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 94 82 92
Rank change year-on-year -12 +10 +7
Contract jobs citing MCP 2 3 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.15% 0.27% 0.59%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.04% 1.44% 3.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 4
Glasgow median daily rate £120 - £256
10th Percentile £115 - £200
90th Percentile £125 - £293
Scotland median daily rate £123 £320 £290
% change year-on-year -61.72% +10.34% -10.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - £19.00 -

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 Glasgow with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Glasgow
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 193 208 268
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 14.85% 18.64% 15.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 117 137
Glasgow median daily rate £353 £340 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.68% +1.49% -4.29%
10th Percentile £234 £217 £159
90th Percentile £464 £446 £471
Scotland median daily rate £363 £340 £340
% change year-on-year +6.62% - -2.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 2 7
Glasgow median hourly rate £25.00 £37.50 £27.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.33% +36.66% +56.80%
10th Percentile £15.39 £33.10 £12.50
90th Percentile £32.16 £41.90 £59.50
Scotland median hourly rate £28.00 £35.75 £28.31
% change year-on-year -21.68% +26.30% +48.97%

MCP
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for MCP in Glasgow

MCP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MCP in Glasgow

MCP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MCP in Glasgow

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 Glasgow region with a requirement for MCP.

1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (50.00%) VB
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Dell
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Altiris
2 1 (50.00%) MCTS
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) MCSE
2 1 (50.00%) MCSA
2 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) SLA

MCP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) VPN
1 1 (50.00%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Technical Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (50.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (50.00%) MCSA
2 1 (50.00%) MCSE
2 1 (50.00%) MCTS
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Altiris
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Dell
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) VMware