The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Nottinghamshire with a requirement for MCP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 22 June 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 / Nottinghamshire
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 47 -
Contract jobs citing MCP 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire - 0.20% -
As % of the Qualifications category - 1.14% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £305 £285
% change year-on-year +3.27% +7.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £21.33 £15.50
% change year-on-year -24.98% +37.61%  

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 Nottinghamshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Nottinghamshire
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 43 88 80
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Nottinghamshire 10.41% 18.00% 16.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 61 44
Median daily rate £375 £560 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -33.03% +49.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £330 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £630 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £15.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £29.75 £24.12
% change year-on-year +9.24% +23.34%  

MCP
Job Vacancy Trend in Nottinghamshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 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 Nottinghamshire

MCP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MCP in Nottinghamshire

MCP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MCP in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 Nottinghamshire region with a requirement for MCP.

1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (100.00%) Android
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (100.00%) Office 365
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 10
1 2 (100.00%) Remote Desktop

MCP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Nottinghamshire 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 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) Remote Desktop
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Android
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 10
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 2 (100.00%) Windows XP
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft