The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Norfolk with a requirement for MCP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 March 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)
East of England / Norfolk
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 26 23
Rank change year-on-year +2 -3  
Contract jobs citing MCP 4 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Norfolk 2.84% 1.03% 1.56%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.41% 4.08% 9.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 2
Median daily rate £263 - £175
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £278 £263
% change year-on-year -0.90% +5.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £13.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £17.50 £13.00
% change year-on-year -12.85% +34.61%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in Norfolk.

Academic & Professional Certification
Norfolk
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 54 49 32
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Norfolk 38.30% 25.26% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 36 21
Median daily rate £425 £370 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.86% +48.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £179
10% offered a daily rate of more than £618 £450 £380
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 7
Median hourly rate £15.75 £21.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.74% -4.44%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -25.20% +77.77%  

MCP
Job Vacancy Trend in Norfolk

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Norfolk citing MCP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for MCP in Norfolk

MCP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Norfolk

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MCP in Norfolk

MCP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Norfolk

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MCP in Norfolk over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MCP in Norfolk

MCP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Norfolk

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MCP in Norfolk

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, 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 Norfolk region with a requirement for MCP.

1 3 (60.00%) MS Project
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
1 3 (60.00%) Project Planning
1 3 (60.00%) PMO
2 2 (40.00%) Local Government
2 2 (40.00%) OneDrive
2 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (40.00%) SCCM
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) MCSE
3 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) QA
3 1 (20.00%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (20.00%) Power BI

MCP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Norfolk 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:

Applications
1 3 (60.00%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) OneDrive
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Power BI
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Coordinator
1 3 (60.00%) Project Coordinator
2 2 (40.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Desktop Support
2 2 (40.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Project Planner
2 2 (40.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Desktop Rollout Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Rollout Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Desktop Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Desktop Support
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Service Desk Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Service Desk Support
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Project Planning
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) MCSE
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (20.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) PMO
2 1 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) SCCM