Period
to 10 December 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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 87 113 83
Rank change year-on-year +26 -30 +22
Contract jobs citing MCP 10 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.79% 0.40% 0.56%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.60% 1.66% 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 6
Milton Keynes median daily rate £463 £500 £110
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.50% +354.55% -63.64%
10th Percentile £167 £400 £103
90th Percentile £615 £518 £134
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £406 £375 £110
% change year-on-year +8.33% +240.91% -58.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £13.00 - £11.50
10th Percentile £12.50 - £11.25
90th Percentile £13.50 - £11.75
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £13.00 - £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 385 422 420
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 30.53% 23.92% 33.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 281 253 312
Milton Keynes median daily rate £398 £400 £424
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.50% -5.60% +6.20%
10th Percentile £215 £221 £205
90th Percentile £538 £510 £550
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £398 £400 £425
% change year-on-year -0.50% -5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 31 3
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £16.77 £18.00 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.82% +56.52% -32.89%
10th Percentile £12.30 £10.00 £10.44
90th Percentile £19.40 £57.50 £44.35
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £20.25
% change year-on-year -16.67% +3.70% -30.17%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 9 (90.00%) Windows
1 9 (90.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (80.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (80.00%) ITIL
3 6 (60.00%) .NET
3 6 (60.00%) MCSE
3 6 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (60.00%) Office 365
4 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 5 (50.00%) C#
4 5 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (40.00%) PowerShell
5 4 (40.00%) SC Cleared
5 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET
5 4 (40.00%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (40.00%) Service Management
5 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
5 4 (40.00%) Visual Studio
5 4 (40.00%) CRM
5 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (40.00%) Test Strategy
5 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (40.00%) Dynamics 365
6 3 (30.00%) Windows 10
6 3 (30.00%) DV Cleared
7 2 (20.00%) Data Quality
7 2 (20.00%) Project Management
7 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
7 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2

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 (10.00%) Apache
1 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (60.00%) Office 365
2 4 (40.00%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (10.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (10.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) CRM Developer
1 4 (40.00%) Developer
1 4 (40.00%) Dynamics CRM Developer
2 2 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (20.00%) Desktop Support
2 2 (20.00%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (10.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 1 (10.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
3 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Deskside Support
3 1 (10.00%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) IT Support Technician
3 1 (10.00%) Junior
3 1 (10.00%) Junior Support Technician
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) .NET
2 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (10.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (10.00%) Data Structures
1 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (10.00%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 9 (90.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (30.00%) Windows 10
5 2 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) ITIL
2 4 (40.00%) CRM
2 4 (40.00%) Service Management
2 4 (40.00%) Test Strategy
3 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (20.00%) Project Management
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (10.00%) Data Security
4 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL V3
4 1 (10.00%) Open Source
4 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (10.00%) Security Architecture
4 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (10.00%) Statistics
4 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (10.00%) Time Management
4 1 (10.00%) TOGAF
4 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) C#
2 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (40.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (80.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (60.00%) MCSE
3 5 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 4 (40.00%) SC Cleared
5 3 (30.00%) DV Cleared
6 1 (10.00%) A+ Certification
6 1 (10.00%) CISSP
6 1 (10.00%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (10.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (10.00%) MCSA
6 1 (10.00%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) Data Quality
2 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (10.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Backup Exec
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (10.00%) NetBackup
2 1 (10.00%) NetVault Backup
2 1 (10.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) BMC
2 1 (10.00%) Citrix
2 1 (10.00%) Meraki
2 1 (10.00%) SAP
2 1 (10.00%) Unisys
2 1 (10.00%) VMware