Period
to 23 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire with a requirement for MCP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 23 July 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 Midlands > Northamptonshire
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 - 63
Rank change year-on-year - +63 -
Contract jobs citing MCP 6 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 0.82% - 0.36%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.26% - 2.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 0
Northamptonshire median daily rate £150 - -
East Midlands median daily rate £238 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Northamptonshire median hourly rate - - £13.75
East Midlands median hourly rate £10.75 £11.25 £14.00
% change year-on-year -4.44% -19.64% +5.66%

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 Northamptonshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Northamptonshire
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 114 99 101
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 15.55% 13.24% 12.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 68 59
Northamptonshire median daily rate £338 £375 £416
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% -9.86% +7.35%
10th Percentile £173 £189 £223
90th Percentile £494 £529 £538
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% +5.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 11
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £25.59 £11.25 £18.52
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +127.42% -39.25% +14.60%
10th Percentile £13.95 £9.75 £11.17
90th Percentile £38.02 £35.63 £19.25
East Midlands median hourly rate £30.00 £15.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year +100.00% -13.04% +6.75%

MCP
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Job vacancy trend for MCP in Northamptonshire

MCP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MCP in Northamptonshire

MCP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MCP in Northamptonshire over the 6 months to 23 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MCP in Northamptonshire

MCP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MCP in Northamptonshire

MCP
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MCP within the Northamptonshire region over the 6 months to 23 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton - 6 £150 - 1
MCP
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for MCP.

1 6 (100.00%) ITIL
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (83.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (83.33%) Automotive
2 5 (83.33%) PLM
2 5 (83.33%) ERP
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) CCNA
2 5 (83.33%) Asset Management
2 5 (83.33%) Degree
2 5 (83.33%) Data Protection
2 5 (83.33%) Unified Communications
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (83.33%) Desktop Virtualisation
2 5 (83.33%) Data Loss Prevention
3 3 (50.00%) ITIL V3
4 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (16.67%) Virtual Environments
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
5 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
5 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
5 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
5 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
5 1 (16.67%) Citrix
5 1 (16.67%) Windows

MCP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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 (16.67%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (83.33%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Service Desk Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) IT Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) IT Support
4 1 (16.67%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
4 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) ITIL
2 5 (83.33%) Asset Management
2 5 (83.33%) Data Loss Prevention
2 5 (83.33%) Data Protection
2 5 (83.33%) Desktop Virtualisation
2 5 (83.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (83.33%) ERP
2 5 (83.33%) PLM
3 3 (50.00%) ITIL V3
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
4 1 (16.67%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (83.33%) CCNA
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (83.33%) Degree
3 1 (16.67%) MCDBA
3 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Cisco
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix
2 1 (16.67%) VMware
Northamptonshire
Nigel Frank International
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