Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Suffolk 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)
East of England > Suffolk
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 43 45
Rank change year-on-year +8 +2 +4
Contract jobs citing MCP 2 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 0.62% 1.27% 0.43%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.45% 5.88% 2.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 1
Suffolk median daily rate £500 £238 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +110.53% -40.63% -
East of England median daily rate £233 £250 £175
% change year-on-year -7.00% +42.86% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Suffolk median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £12.00
% change year-on-year -3.33% +25.00% -25.93%

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 Suffolk with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Suffolk
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 58 102 70
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 17.85% 21.66% 15.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 64 43
Suffolk median daily rate £375 £370 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.35% -12.94% +1.19%
10th Percentile £111 £195 £197
90th Percentile £498 £539 £550
East of England median daily rate £400 £363 £375
% change year-on-year +10.34% -3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 5
Suffolk median hourly rate £26.00 £35.00 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.71% +204.35% -11.54%
10th Percentile £14.80 £18.28 £7.75
90th Percentile £37.20 £42.50 £16.65
East of England median hourly rate £18.00 £27.62 £21.50
% change year-on-year -34.83% +28.47% +7.50%

MCP
Job Vacancy Trend in Suffolk

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

Job vacancy trend for MCP in Suffolk

MCP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MCP in Suffolk

MCP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MCP in Suffolk

MCP
Contract Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MCP within the Suffolk region over the 6 months to 18 November 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
Ipswich - 2 £500 -
MCP
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 Suffolk region with a requirement for MCP.

1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) N-Tier
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
1 2 (100.00%) WCF
1 2 (100.00%) REST
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) JSON
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (50.00%) PaaS
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) IaaS
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile Application Development
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
2 1 (50.00%) SOLID
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Deployment
2 1 (50.00%) Scorecard

MCP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Suffolk 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 (50.00%) IIS
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (50.00%) IaaS
2 1 (50.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Azure Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Azure DevOps
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) REST
1 2 (100.00%) WCF
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) Ajax
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) JSON
2 1 (50.00%) SOAP
2 1 (50.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) N-Tier
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile Application Development
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) SOA
2 1 (50.00%) SOLID
2 1 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Time Management
2 1 (50.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (50.00%) UML
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (50.00%) Web Development
2 1 (50.00%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VB
2 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (50.00%) VB6
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (50.00%) MCSD
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft