Period
to 22 January 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 22 January 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
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 115 82 104
Rank change year-on-year -33 +22 -34
Contract jobs citing MCP 4 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.24% 0.33% 0.23%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.02% 0.93% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 1
Milton Keynes median daily rate £451 £105 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +329.76% -70.83% +105.71%
10th Percentile £394 £103 £340
90th Percentile £510 £142 £380
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £388 £105 £360
% change year-on-year +269.05% -70.83% +105.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate - £11.50 -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - £11.50 -

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 394 431 362
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 23.55% 35.68% 20.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 246 304 242
Milton Keynes median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £263 £293 £210
90th Percentile £550 £588 £500
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £428 £400
% change year-on-year -6.43% +6.88% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 6 5
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.78% +24.14% -3.33%
10th Percentile £10.00 £10.75 £11.34
90th Percentile £21.00 £35.25 £17.50
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £21.00 £18.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year +16.67% +4.35% +15.00%

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 22 January 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 22 January 2018, 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for MCP.

1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (75.00%) Service Management
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Workstation
2 3 (75.00%) Change Management
2 3 (75.00%) ITSM
2 3 (75.00%) HP
2 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (75.00%) MCSE
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) Skype for Business
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL V3
2 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (75.00%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
3 2 (50.00%) Virtual Environments
3 2 (50.00%) Skype
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (50.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (50.00%) ServiceNow
3 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (50.00%) F5
3 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (50.00%) BIG-IP
3 2 (50.00%) MCSA
3 2 (50.00%) Linux
3 2 (50.00%) Symantec

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 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (75.00%) Skype for Business
2 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (25.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) IaaS
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
1 1 (25.00%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) BIG-IP
1 2 (50.00%) Skype
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Communications Specialist
1 2 (50.00%) Messaging Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Support
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Support Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (50.00%) Linux
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) Change Management
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL V3
2 3 (75.00%) ITSM
2 3 (75.00%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
2 3 (75.00%) Service Management
3 2 (50.00%) Migration
3 2 (50.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (50.00%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (75.00%) MCSE
3 2 (50.00%) MCSA
3 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) CCA
4 1 (25.00%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Workstation
3 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (25.00%) OVSD
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) HP
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) F5
2 2 (50.00%) ServiceNow
2 2 (50.00%) Symantec
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft