Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxford with a requirement for MCP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 22 November 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)
Oxfordshire > Oxford
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 79 73
Contract jobs citing MCP 0 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford - 0.42% 0.15%
As % of the Qualifications category - 3.23% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
Oxford median daily rate - £150 £130
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +15.38% -54.39%
Oxfordshire median daily rate - £150 £200
% change year-on-year - -25.00% -29.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Oxford median hourly rate - - -
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - £122.50 -

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 Oxford with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Oxford
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 108 93 130
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 14.63% 13.06% 19.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 79 106
Oxford median daily rate £450 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.57% -6.67% -3.23%
10th Percentile £243 £163 £178
90th Percentile £525 £532 £520
Oxfordshire median daily rate £438 £389 £369
% change year-on-year +12.54% +5.42% -1.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 8
Oxford median hourly rate £17.89 £20.00 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.58% -63.64% +223.53%
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £17.89 £25.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year -28.46% -21.88% +88.24%

MCP
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

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

Job vacancy trend for MCP in Oxford

MCP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MCP in Oxford

MCP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MCP in Oxford