Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds 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)
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 143 155
Contract jobs citing MCP 0 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds - 0.077% 0.19%
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.53% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Leeds median daily rate - - -
West Yorkshire median daily rate £313 £101 £155
% change year-on-year +208.64% -34.68% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Leeds median hourly rate - £14.57 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -14.32% -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.20 £14.57 £14.00
% change year-on-year -2.51% +4.04% -

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 Leeds with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Leeds
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 299 377 565
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 13.21% 14.51% 17.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 209 362
Leeds median daily rate £425 £400 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +1.91% +20.77%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £256
90th Percentile £556 £565 £557
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 10 19
Leeds median hourly rate £40.00 £12.38 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +223.23% -18.85% -1.61%
10th Percentile £11.05 £12.01 £10.66
90th Percentile £40.80 £14.91 £30.90
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.20 £13.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year +9.23% -16.13% +1.64%

MCP
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for MCP in Leeds

MCP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MCP in Leeds

MCP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MCP in Leeds