The table below looks at the statistics for MCITP in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCITP over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP)
Rank 50 37 32
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -5
Contract jobs citing MCITP 1 1 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.21% 0.36% 4.53%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.35% 1.85% 27.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 12
Average daily rate
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£300 £300 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -10.44%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £275 £323
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -14.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.77 £14.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+12.64% -15.15%
MCITP
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Qualifications Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
74 54 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 15.42% 19.49% 16.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 26 37
Average daily rate £350 £300 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £380 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 4
Average hourly rate £38.50 £14.50 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+165.51% -44.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £13.63 £24.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.40 £16.00 £27.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.08%

MCITP
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MCITP across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

MCITP Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

MCITP
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MCITP across the Bedfordshire region.

MCITP Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

MCITP
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MCITP within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford +1 1 £300 -
Luton - - - -
Shefford - - - - 1
MCITP
East of England

MCITP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing MCITP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MCITP.

1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 7 (87.50%) SQL
2 7 (87.50%) MCTS
3 6 (75.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (75.00%) Incident Management
3 6 (75.00%) ABAP
3 6 (75.00%) SAP
3 6 (75.00%) CRM
3 6 (75.00%) EDI
3 6 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (75.00%) SAP SD
3 6 (75.00%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (25.00%) DNS
4 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
4 2 (25.00%) Windows
4 2 (25.00%) IIS
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (25.00%) MCSE
4 2 (25.00%) Clustering
4 2 (25.00%) Load Balancing
5 1 (12.50%) Software Packaging
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
5 1 (12.50%) Retail

MCITP
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing MCITP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MCITP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (25.00%) IIS
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
Business Applications
1 6 (75.00%) SAP SD
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (25.00%) DNS
2 1 (12.50%) NAS
2 1 (12.50%) DHCP
2 1 (12.50%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (75.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 10g
General
1 1 (12.50%) Retail
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Development Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) EDI
2 1 (12.50%) Software Packaging
2 1 (12.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
1 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Incident Management
1 6 (75.00%) CRM
1 6 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (25.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (12.50%) Validation
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
3 1 (12.50%) Project Planning
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) SQL
2 6 (75.00%) ABAP
3 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (87.50%) MCTS
3 2 (25.00%) MCSE
4 1 (12.50%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
2 1 (12.50%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (12.50%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 6 (75.00%) SAP
2 6 (75.00%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (12.50%) VMware
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle
3 1 (12.50%) HP
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco
3 1 (12.50%) Juniper
3 1 (12.50%) Veritas
3 1 (12.50%) Red Hat