Period
to 25 August 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire with a requirement for MCP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 25 August 2019 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)
South East > Hampshire
6 months to
25 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 165 168 153
Rank change year-on-year +3 -15 +14
Contract jobs citing MCP 13 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.37% 0.27% 0.056%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.03% 0.80% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 1
Hampshire median daily rate £488 £425 £135
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.71% +214.81% -57.48%
10th Percentile £177 £270 £128
90th Percentile £533 £473 £143
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £350
% change year-on-year +5.88% +21.43% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hampshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £14.00 £13.00 £16.25
% change year-on-year +7.69% -20.00% -23.82%

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 Hampshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Hampshire
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1,257 1,251 1,310
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 35.52% 33.54% 36.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 770 638 752
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +2.56%
10th Percentile £281 £283 £255
90th Percentile £588 £563 £512
South East median daily rate £429 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +0.94% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 57 72
Hampshire median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +4.94% -3.57%
10th Percentile £21.25 £21.33 £16.46
90th Percentile £59.85 £53.90 £48.63
South East median hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £19.95
% change year-on-year +12.86% +75.44% -20.20%

MCP
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

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

Job vacancy trend for MCP in Hampshire

MCP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MCP in Hampshire

MCP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MCP in Hampshire over the 6 months to 25 August 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MCP in Hampshire

MCP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MCP in Hampshire

MCP
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MCP within the Hampshire region over the 6 months to 25 August 2019. 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
Basingstoke +10 7 £500 +185.71%
Fareham - 2 £180 -
Winchester +10 1 £475 +11.76%
Farnborough -8 1 £550 - 2
MCP
South East

For the 6 months to 25 August 2019, 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for MCP.

1 12 (92.31%) Windows
2 11 (84.62%) Apple
3 7 (53.85%) DHCP
3 7 (53.85%) DNS
3 7 (53.85%) Active Directory
3 7 (53.85%) SCCM
3 7 (53.85%) Azure
3 7 (53.85%) Office 365
3 7 (53.85%) Microsoft Intune
3 7 (53.85%) Azure Active Directory
3 7 (53.85%) Windows 10
4 6 (46.15%) PowerShell
4 6 (46.15%) Virtual Infrastructure
5 5 (38.46%) HP
5 5 (38.46%) Cisco
5 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
6 4 (30.77%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (30.77%) Wireless
6 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (30.77%) Mac OS X
6 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Office
6 4 (30.77%) Windows 7
6 4 (30.77%) Google
6 4 (30.77%) Structured Cabling
6 4 (30.77%) Problem-Solving
7 3 (23.08%) Smartphone
7 3 (23.08%) MCSE
7 3 (23.08%) Citrix
8 2 (15.38%) Thin Client
8 2 (15.38%) Migration

MCP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire 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 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (53.85%) Azure
1 7 (53.85%) Azure Active Directory
1 7 (53.85%) Office 365
2 2 (15.38%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 7 (53.85%) DHCP
1 7 (53.85%) DNS
2 4 (30.77%) Structured Cabling
2 4 (30.77%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (30.77%) Wireless
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Architect
2 4 (30.77%) Build Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Design Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Windows Build Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Windows Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (15.38%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Support Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 1 (7.69%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Support
5 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Platform Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Platform Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Smartphone
2 2 (15.38%) Fat Client
2 2 (15.38%) Thin Client
3 1 (7.69%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 12 (92.31%) Windows
2 7 (53.85%) Windows 10
3 4 (30.77%) Mac OS X
3 4 (30.77%) Windows 7
4 1 (7.69%) Linux
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Virtual Infrastructure
2 4 (30.77%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (15.38%) Business Continuity
3 2 (15.38%) Deployment Automation
3 2 (15.38%) Line Management
3 2 (15.38%) Migration
4 1 (7.69%) Application Packaging
4 1 (7.69%) Architectural Design
4 1 (7.69%) Data Protection
4 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (7.69%) ITIL
4 1 (7.69%) ITIL V3
4 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
4 1 (7.69%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (23.08%) MCSE
3 2 (15.38%) MCSA
4 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
4 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) SLA
2 1 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (53.85%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (7.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (53.85%) Microsoft Intune
1 7 (53.85%) SCCM
2 1 (7.69%) Backup Exec
2 1 (7.69%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 11 (84.62%) Apple
2 5 (38.46%) Cisco
2 5 (38.46%) HP
2 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
3 4 (30.77%) Google
4 3 (23.08%) Citrix
5 2 (15.38%) Panasonic
5 2 (15.38%) Samsung
6 1 (7.69%) CommVault
6 1 (7.69%) Dell
6 1 (7.69%) Symantec
6 1 (7.69%) Veeam
6 1 (7.69%) VMware