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 31 August 2015 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP)
Rank 37 48 32
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -16
Contract jobs citing MCITP 2 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.52% 0.98% 0.38%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.82% 5.62% 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 1
Average daily rate
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£338 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £275
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +22.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.77 £15.77 £12.18
% change year-on-year
- +29.47%
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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
71 89 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 18.39% 17.49% 23.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 59 26
Average daily rate £325 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £244 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £538 £379
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 3
Average hourly rate £42.50 £23.75 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+78.94% +63.79%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.91 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+13.00% -0.45%

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
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

MCITP Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

MCITP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) DHCP
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (66.67%) Local Government
2 2 (66.67%) SCCM
2 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) MCSA
2 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 1 (33.33%) CCIE
3 1 (33.33%) CCNP
3 1 (33.33%) CCNA
3 1 (33.33%) CCDA
3 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (33.33%) NHS
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification

MCITP
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 (66.67%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) DHCP
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
General
1 2 (66.67%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
3 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (66.67%) MCSA
3 1 (33.33%) CCIE
3 1 (33.33%) CCNP
3 1 (33.33%) CCNA
3 1 (33.33%) CCDA
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) VMware ESX
2 1 (33.33%) XenApp
2 1 (33.33%) vSphere
2 1 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco