Period
to 24 October 2020

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 24 October 2020 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
24 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 19 19 33
Rank change year-on-year 0 +14 -1
Contract jobs citing MCP 1 8 1
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Warrington 1.49% 4.73% 0.45%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.03% 13.56% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £160 -
Cheshire median daily rate - £160 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -

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 33 59 92
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warrington 49.25% 34.91% 41.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 26 57
Median daily rate £600 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +41.18% +13.33% +15.38%
10th Percentile £478 £291 £178
90th Percentile £660 £531 £633
Cheshire median daily rate £450 £423 £400
% change year-on-year +6.51% +5.63% +9.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 12
Median hourly rate £35.00 £50.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.00% +38.89% +12.50%
Median hourly rate £26.50 £42.50 £24.13
% change year-on-year -37.65% +76.17% -24.61%

MCP
Job Vacancy Trend in Warrington

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

Job vacancy trend for MCP in Warrington

MCP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Warrington

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing MCP in Warrington.

Daily rate trend for MCP in Warrington

MCP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Warrington

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing MCP in Warrington.

Hourly rate trend for MCP in Warrington

For the 6 months to 24 October 2020, IT contractor jobs citing MCP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Warrington region with a requirement for MCP.

1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) MCSA
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) MCTS
1 1 (100.00%) MCITP
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Management
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Office Communications Server
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Azure
1 1 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (100.00%) Skype for Business
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (100.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Intune

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%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) Office Communications Server
1 1 (100.00%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Azure
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Skype
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365 Consultant
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Antivirus Management
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Patch Management
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Management
1 1 (100.00%) Proactive Monitoring
1 1 (100.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCITP
1 1 (100.00%) MCSA
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) MCTS
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (100.00%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) VMware