Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey with a requirement for MCP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 23 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 > Surrey
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 117 119 117
Rank change year-on-year +2 -2 -3
Contract jobs citing MCP 27 14 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.97% 0.61% 0.77%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.41% 2.95% 2.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 8
Surrey median daily rate £135 £198 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -31.73% -39.15% +8.33%
10th Percentile £113 £134 £246
90th Percentile £149 £271 £349
South East median daily rate £275 £305 £364
% change year-on-year -9.84% -16.21% +32.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 11
Surrey median hourly rate £15.12 £27.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.04% +77.42% -3.13%
10th Percentile £14.33 £26.25 £14.25
90th Percentile £17.25 £28.75 £21.00
South East median hourly rate £16.00 £24.06 £21.07
% change year-on-year -33.50% +14.18% +23.96%

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 Surrey with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Surrey
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 421 475 728
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 15.08% 20.54% 26.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 269 304 506
Surrey median daily rate £435 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.35% - +1.19%
10th Percentile £260 £263 £311
90th Percentile £575 £550 £525
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 25 26
Surrey median hourly rate £19.75 £34.00 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.91% +76.62% -3.75%
10th Percentile £13.76 £12.55 £11.90
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.07 £52.17
South East median hourly rate £25.12 £27.80 £30.90
% change year-on-year -9.64% -10.03% +81.76%

MCP
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

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

Job vacancy trend for MCP in Surrey

MCP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MCP in Surrey

MCP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MCP in Surrey

MCP
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MCP within the Surrey region over the 6 months to 23 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
Woking +21 20 £113 -
Guildford - 2 £148 - 1
MCP
South East

For the 6 months to 23 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 Surrey region with a requirement for MCP.

1 24 (88.89%) Windows
1 24 (88.89%) MCSE
1 24 (88.89%) Active Directory
1 24 (88.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (81.48%) Windows 7
3 21 (77.78%) Microsoft
4 20 (74.07%) Microsoft Office
4 20 (74.07%) MS Exchange
4 20 (74.07%) LAN
4 20 (74.07%) WAN
4 20 (74.07%) Office 365
5 19 (70.37%) TCP/IP
6 18 (66.67%) DNS
6 18 (66.67%) Citrix
6 18 (66.67%) DHCP
6 18 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2007
6 18 (66.67%) MCDST
7 17 (62.96%) ITIL
8 15 (55.56%) SCCM
9 12 (44.44%) XenApp
10 4 (14.81%) Mitel
10 4 (14.81%) Eclipse
10 4 (14.81%) Blackberry
10 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (14.81%) Skype
11 2 (7.41%) Windows Server
11 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2013
11 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2010
11 2 (7.41%) XenDesktop
11 2 (7.41%) VLAN

MCP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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 20 (74.07%) MS Exchange
2 18 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 20 (74.07%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 20 (74.07%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (74.07%) LAN
1 20 (74.07%) WAN
2 19 (70.37%) TCP/IP
3 18 (66.67%) DHCP
3 18 (66.67%) DNS
4 4 (14.81%) Skype
5 2 (7.41%) VLAN
Development Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Eclipse
General
1 1 (3.70%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 12 (44.44%) Service Desk Engineer
2 8 (29.63%) 2nd Line Support
3 4 (14.81%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) 2nd Line Support Technician
3 4 (14.81%) Analyst
3 4 (14.81%) Service Analyst
3 4 (14.81%) Service Desk Analyst
3 4 (14.81%) Service Desk Support
3 4 (14.81%) Service Desk Technician
3 4 (14.81%) Support Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Support Technician
4 3 (11.11%) 1st/2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 2 (7.41%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Deployment Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Desktop Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Desktop Support
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Blackberry
2 1 (3.70%) Driving Licence
2 1 (3.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 24 (88.89%) Windows
2 22 (81.48%) Windows 7
3 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (7.41%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (62.96%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 24 (88.89%) MCSE
1 24 (88.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (66.67%) MCDST
3 2 (7.41%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (88.89%) Active Directory
2 12 (44.44%) XenApp
3 2 (7.41%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 15 (55.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 21 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 18 (66.67%) Citrix
3 4 (14.81%) Mitel
4 2 (7.41%) Cisco
4 2 (7.41%) VMware