Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Warrington 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)
Cheshire > Warrington
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 31 44 44
Rank change year-on-year +13 0 -15
Contract jobs citing MCP 1 7 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warrington 0.36% 1.53% 1.94%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.16% 7.14% 9.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 4
Warrington median daily rate £130 £120 £120
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% - +9.09%
Cheshire median daily rate £130 £120 £120
% change year-on-year +8.33% - +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Warrington median hourly rate - - £17.00
Cheshire median hourly rate - - £17.00

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 Warrington with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Warrington
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 86 98 133
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warrington 31.27% 21.40% 21.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 74 100
Warrington median daily rate £325 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -31.58% +5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £150 £130 £313
90th Percentile £569 £696 £682
Cheshire median daily rate £375 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -11.76% +6.25% +9.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 2
Warrington median hourly rate £32.00 £62.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -48.80% +267.65% -39.82%
Cheshire median hourly rate £27.00 £21.00 £17.33
% change year-on-year +28.57% +21.18% -0.97%

MCP
Job Vacancy Trend in Warrington

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

Job vacancy trend for MCP in Warrington

MCP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Warrington

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MCP in Warrington

MCP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Warrington

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MCP in Warrington

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 Warrington region with a requirement for MCP.

1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) IBM Notes
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Lotus
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (100.00%) Trend Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Management
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

MCP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Warrington 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 (100.00%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Service Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Management
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) Trend Analysis
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Lotus
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft