Period
to 20 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Woking with a requirement for MCP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 20 January 2018 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)
Surrey > Woking
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 6 - 18
Rank change year-on-year - +18 -
Contract jobs citing MCP 22 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Woking 16.67% - 1.68%
As % of the Qualifications category 59.46% - 5.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
Woking median daily rate £113 - £156
Surrey median daily rate £140 £338 £330
% change year-on-year -58.52% +2.27% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Woking median hourly rate - - -
Surrey median hourly rate £16.12 £27.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year -41.40% +37.50% +25.00%

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 Woking with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Woking
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 37 28 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Woking 28.03% 19.58% 29.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 16 24
Woking median daily rate £190 £390 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -51.28% -2.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £113 £343 £293
90th Percentile £388 £475 £475
Surrey median daily rate £450 £425 £440
% change year-on-year +5.88% -3.41% +9.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Woking median hourly rate - £24.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -38.75% -
Surrey median hourly rate £44.25 £27.50 £43.00
% change year-on-year +60.91% -36.05% +102.35%

MCP
Job Vacancy Trend in Woking

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

Job vacancy trend for MCP in Woking

MCP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Woking

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MCP in Woking

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 Woking region with a requirement for MCP.

1 20 (90.91%) MCSE
1 20 (90.91%) Microsoft Certification
1 20 (90.91%) Office 365
2 19 (86.36%) DHCP
2 19 (86.36%) DNS
2 19 (86.36%) Microsoft
2 19 (86.36%) Active Directory
3 18 (81.82%) Windows
4 17 (77.27%) Microsoft Office
4 17 (77.27%) MS Exchange
4 17 (77.27%) LAN
4 17 (77.27%) WAN
4 17 (77.27%) TCP/IP
4 17 (77.27%) MCDST
4 17 (77.27%) Exchange Server 2007
4 17 (77.27%) Windows 7
5 15 (68.18%) SCCM
6 14 (63.64%) Citrix
7 13 (59.09%) ITIL
8 8 (36.36%) XenApp
9 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure
9 3 (13.64%) Amazon AWS
9 3 (13.64%) SQL
9 3 (13.64%) SAN
9 3 (13.64%) SCOM
9 3 (13.64%) PowerShell
10 2 (9.09%) Cisco IOS
10 2 (9.09%) Load Balancing
10 2 (9.09%) Content Management
10 2 (9.09%) Clustering

MCP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Woking 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 17 (77.27%) Exchange Server 2007
1 17 (77.27%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 17 (77.27%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 20 (90.91%) Office 365
2 3 (13.64%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 19 (86.36%) DHCP
1 19 (86.36%) DNS
2 17 (77.27%) LAN
2 17 (77.27%) TCP/IP
2 17 (77.27%) WAN
3 3 (13.64%) SAN
4 2 (9.09%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (9.09%) NAS
4 2 (9.09%) Unified Communications
Job Titles
1 12 (54.55%) Service Desk Engineer
2 3 (13.64%) 1st/2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
2 3 (13.64%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
2 3 (13.64%) Analyst
2 3 (13.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (13.64%) Service Analyst
2 3 (13.64%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 2 (9.09%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Deployment Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Support Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Azure Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Hyper-V Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) SCCM Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 18 (81.82%) Windows
2 17 (77.27%) Windows 7
3 1 (4.55%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (59.09%) ITIL
2 2 (9.09%) Content Management
2 2 (9.09%) Identity Access Management
2 2 (9.09%) Load Balancing
2 2 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (9.09%) Server Patching
2 2 (9.09%) Service Design
2 2 (9.09%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.64%) PowerShell
1 3 (13.64%) SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (90.91%) MCSE
1 20 (90.91%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (77.27%) MCDST
System Software
1 19 (86.36%) Active Directory
2 8 (36.36%) XenApp
3 1 (4.55%) DFS Replication
3 1 (4.55%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 15 (68.18%) SCCM
2 3 (13.64%) SCOM
Vendors
1 19 (86.36%) Microsoft
2 14 (63.64%) Citrix
3 2 (9.09%) Cisco