Period
to 24 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes with a requirement for MCP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 24 September 2018 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)
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 99 110 82
Rank change year-on-year +11 -28 +27
Contract jobs citing MCP 8 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.55% 0.54% 0.47%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.92% 2.07% 1.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 6
Milton Keynes median daily rate £481 £525 £110
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.33% +377.27% -72.50%
10th Percentile £165 £413 £103
90th Percentile £505 £550 £134
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £481 £500 £110
% change year-on-year -3.75% +354.55% -72.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £13.00 - -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £13.00 - -

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 Milton Keynes with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Milton Keynes
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 417 434 379
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 28.54% 25.94% 29.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 282 259 271
Milton Keynes median daily rate £390 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £213 £210 £205
90th Percentile £500 £550 £538
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £400 £425
% change year-on-year - -5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 35 4
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £17.25 £17.50 £10.62
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.43% +64.78% -63.23%
10th Percentile £10.50 £11.75 £10.23
90th Percentile £55.00 £42.80 £11.85
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £11.50
% change year-on-year -2.78% +56.52% -74.73%

MCP
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Job vacancy trend for MCP in Milton Keynes

MCP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MCP in Milton Keynes

MCP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MCP in Milton Keynes over the 6 months to 24 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MCP in Milton Keynes

MCP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MCP in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 24 September 2018, 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for MCP.

1 7 (87.50%) Windows
1 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
1 7 (87.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (62.50%) MCSE
2 5 (62.50%) ASP.NET
2 5 (62.50%) ITIL
2 5 (62.50%) C#
2 5 (62.50%) .NET
2 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 5 (62.50%) Visual Studio
2 5 (62.50%) Office 365
3 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (50.00%) Dynamics 365
3 4 (50.00%) PowerShell
3 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (50.00%) Test Strategy
3 4 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (50.00%) CRM
3 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (37.50%) Service Management
4 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
5 2 (25.00%) Data Quality
5 2 (25.00%) Windows 10
5 2 (25.00%) DV Cleared
5 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
6 1 (12.50%) SAP
6 1 (12.50%) IIS

MCP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 (12.50%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (12.50%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 5 (62.50%) Office 365
2 4 (50.00%) Dynamics 365
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Visual Studio
2 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 1 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Developer
2 4 (50.00%) CRM Developer
2 4 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Desktop Support
3 2 (25.00%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
4 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Deskside Support
4 1 (12.50%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) IT Support Technician
4 1 (12.50%) Junior
4 1 (12.50%) Junior Support Technician
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) .NET
1 5 (62.50%) ASP.NET
2 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
2 1 (12.50%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (25.00%) Windows 10
4 1 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) ITIL
2 4 (50.00%) CRM
2 4 (50.00%) Test Strategy
3 3 (37.50%) Service Management
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) Break/Fix
4 1 (12.50%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) C#
2 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (50.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (87.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (62.50%) MCSE
3 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
5 2 (25.00%) DV Cleared
6 1 (12.50%) A+ Certification
6 1 (12.50%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (12.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (12.50%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 1 (12.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Backup Exec
1 1 (12.50%) NetBackup
1 1 (12.50%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) BMC
2 1 (12.50%) Micro Focus
2 1 (12.50%) SAP
2 1 (12.50%) Unisys
2 1 (12.50%) VMware