The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Nottingham with a requirement for MCP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Nottinghamshire / Nottingham
Rank 42 - 44
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing MCP 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottingham 0.57% - 0.27%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.17% - 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £275 £263
% change year-on-year - +4.76%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £10.75 - £13.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £16.71 £13.00
% change year-on-year -10.24% +28.55%  

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 Nottingham.

Academic & Professional Certification
Nottingham
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 48 66 71
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Nottingham 13.68% 13.39% 18.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 42 40
Median daily rate £368 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.12% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £215 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £600 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 2
Median hourly rate £19.88 £12.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +65.62% -7.69%  
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 Nottingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Nottingham 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 Nottingham

MCP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MCP in Nottingham

MCP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MCP in Nottingham

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 26 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 Nottingham region with a requirement for MCP.

1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (50.00%) Office 365
3 2 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (50.00%) WAN
3 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (50.00%) MS Office
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL
3 2 (50.00%) LAN
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 10
3 2 (50.00%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (50.00%) Android
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (25.00%) VoIP
4 1 (25.00%) Unix
4 1 (25.00%) ADSL
4 1 (25.00%) Broadband
4 1 (25.00%) VPN
4 1 (25.00%) DNS
4 1 (25.00%) SLA
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco
4 1 (25.00%) Citrix
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham 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 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (50.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) LAN
1 2 (50.00%) Remote Desktop
1 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (50.00%) WAN
1 2 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (25.00%) ADSL
2 1 (25.00%) Broadband
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (25.00%) DNS
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) VoIP
2 1 (25.00%) VPN
General
1 1 (25.00%) Local Government
1 1 (25.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Support Technician
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Service Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Service Desk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (50.00%) Android
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 10
3 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (25.00%) Unix
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CCNA
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) ServiceNow
2 1 (25.00%) VMware
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