Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire with a requirement for MCP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 18 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)
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 101 105
Contract jobs citing MCP 0 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire - 0.39% 0.29%
As % of the Qualifications category - 2.65% 1.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 3
Oxfordshire median daily rate - £150 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -25.00% -29.82%
South East median daily rate £275 £305 £375
% change year-on-year -9.84% -18.67% +59.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - £122.50 -
South East median hourly rate £16.00 £25.78 £21.00
% change year-on-year -37.94% +22.76% +23.53%

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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Oxfordshire
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 197 189 282
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 15.91% 14.80% 20.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 137 195
Oxfordshire median daily rate £438 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.18% +4.00% +3.45%
10th Percentile £216 £197 £200
90th Percentile £525 £527 £520
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 10 20
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £17.89 £25.00 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.46% -21.88% +88.24%
10th Percentile £16.63 £17.64 £15.77
90th Percentile £28.78 £49.05 £55.00
South East median hourly rate £25.69 £34.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year -24.44% +25.93% +58.82%

MCP
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for MCP in Oxfordshire

MCP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MCP in Oxfordshire

MCP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MCP in Oxfordshire