Period
to 28 May 2020

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 28 May 2020 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
28 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 109 175 161
Rank change year-on-year +66 -14 0
Contract jobs citing MCP 2 2 12
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.11% 0.057% 0.31%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.27% 0.16% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 6
Median daily rate - £513 £443
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +15.82% +227.78%
South East median daily rate £225 £435 £425
% change year-on-year -48.28% +2.35% +25.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 -
% change year-on-year +7.14% - -

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 750 1,245 1,350
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 39.81% 35.44% 35.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 419 764 688
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £313 £289 £260
90th Percentile £600 £575 £544
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 72 44
Median hourly rate £35.00 £30.75 £42.46
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.82% -27.58% +21.31%
10th Percentile £18.15 £16.77 £19.68
90th Percentile £57.50 £52.50 £47.83
Median hourly rate £31.56 £26.42 £31.75
% change year-on-year +19.46% -16.80% +51.19%

MCP
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

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

Job vacancy trend for MCP in Hampshire

MCP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing MCP in Hampshire.

Daily rate trend for MCP in Hampshire

MCP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing MCP in Hampshire.

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 28 May 2020. 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
Fareham - 1 - -
Portsmouth - 1 - -
MCP
South East

For the 6 months to 28 May 2020, 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 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) MCSA
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Apache
2 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (50.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) VoIP
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) SNMP
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) A+ Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) Six Sigma
2 1 (50.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (50.00%) Service Management
2 1 (50.00%) ITSM
2 1 (50.00%) Network+ Certification
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (50.00%) RHCT
2 1 (50.00%) Degree

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 (50.00%) Apache
1 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) SNMP
1 1 (50.00%) VoIP
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Eclipse
General
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
1 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Configuration Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Desktop Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Desktop Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Desktop Support
1 1 (50.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Linux Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Linux Systems Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Support Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 10
1 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Change Control
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) ITSM
1 1 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Server Virtualisation
1 1 (50.00%) Service Management
1 1 (50.00%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) MCSA
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) A+ Certification
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Network+ Certification
2 1 (50.00%) RHCSA
2 1 (50.00%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (50.00%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) RHEV
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Puppet
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Spacewalk
1 1 (50.00%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Meraki
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) VMware