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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP)
Rank 46 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MCITP 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.52% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 5.71% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£275 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £290 £295
% change year-on-year
+29.31% -1.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £14.50 £21.25
% change year-on-year
+20.68% -31.76%
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
35 47 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 9.07% 16.73% 21.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 31 28
Average daily rate £428 £370 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.54% +23.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £125 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £618 £430 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £356 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +1.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 8
Average hourly rate £18.50 £40.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.75% +100.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £24.00 £15.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £41.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -23.91%

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 27 January 2015. 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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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
Biggleswade - - - -
Luton - - - - 1
MCITP
East of England

MCITP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) MCSE
3 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (50.00%) LAN
3 2 (50.00%) WAN
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco
3 2 (50.00%) CCNA
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Vista
3 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (25.00%) Firewall
4 1 (25.00%) Migration
4 1 (25.00%) Office 365
4 1 (25.00%) Network Management
4 1 (25.00%) Clustering
4 1 (25.00%) CentOS
4 1 (25.00%) MPLS
4 1 (25.00%) Project Management
4 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (25.00%) SAN

MCITP
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) LAN
1 2 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) MPLS
2 1 (25.00%) SAN
2 1 (25.00%) DHCP
2 1 (25.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (50.00%) Network Support Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Network Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Vista
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (25.00%) CentOS
4 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Migration
1 1 (25.00%) Network Management
1 1 (25.00%) Project Management
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (75.00%) MCSE
3 2 (50.00%) CCNA
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco
1 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle