The table below looks at the statistics for MCITP in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCITP over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP)
Rank 92 110 124
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +14
Contract jobs citing MCITP 36 18 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.44% 0.63% 0.15%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.49% 2.71% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 13 2
Average daily rate £388 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% -5.55%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.96 £21.50 £15.75
% change year-on-year
-35.05% +36.50%
MCITP
South East

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

Qualifications Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
656 664 683
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 26.27% 23.22% 25.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 334 310 285
Average daily rate £400 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £230 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 29 19
Average hourly rate £21.33 £21.55 £14.84
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.02% +45.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £7.88 £15.93 £13.54
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.50 £39.00 £27.88
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

MCITP
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

MCITP Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

MCITP
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

MCITP Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

MCITP
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MCITP across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016.

MCITP Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

MCITP
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

MCITP Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

MCITP
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MCITP within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Reading +14 29 £400 +6.66%
MCITP
South East

MCITP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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 50 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 42 (84.00%) Windows
3 41 (82.00%) Microsoft
4 32 (64.00%) ITIL
5 30 (60.00%) MCTS
5 30 (60.00%) Degree
5 30 (60.00%) Customer Engagement
6 29 (58.00%) Service Management
7 25 (50.00%) MS Excel
8 24 (48.00%) MS Office
9 23 (46.00%) DNS
10 18 (36.00%) Active Directory
10 18 (36.00%) MCSE
11 17 (34.00%) Microsoft Azure
11 17 (34.00%) Office 365
11 17 (34.00%) Skype
12 16 (32.00%) MCDST
13 14 (28.00%) SQL
13 14 (28.00%) DHCP
14 13 (26.00%) German Language
15 12 (24.00%) PowerShell
16 10 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
17 9 (18.00%) Windows Server
18 8 (16.00%) Clustering
18 8 (16.00%) Business Intelligence
18 8 (16.00%) T-SQL
18 8 (16.00%) IIS
19 7 (14.00%) SQL Server
19 7 (14.00%) French Language
19 7 (14.00%) SCCM

MCITP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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 8 (16.00%) IIS
2 3 (6.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.00%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (2.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 25 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 24 (48.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 17 (34.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 17 (34.00%) Office 365
2 3 (6.00%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 23 (46.00%) DNS
2 17 (34.00%) Skype
3 14 (28.00%) DHCP
4 6 (12.00%) TCP/IP
5 5 (10.00%) VPN
6 3 (6.00%) Bluetooth
6 3 (6.00%) Broadband
6 3 (6.00%) Firewall
6 3 (6.00%) HTTP
6 3 (6.00%) IPsec
6 3 (6.00%) IPv4
6 3 (6.00%) IPv6
6 3 (6.00%) SSL
6 3 (6.00%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (6.00%) WiMAX
6 3 (6.00%) Wireless
6 3 (6.00%) Wireshark
7 2 (4.00%) Internet
7 2 (4.00%) Remote Desktop
7 2 (4.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.00%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (6.00%) Azure SQL Database
3 3 (6.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 3 (6.00%) NoSQL
3 3 (6.00%) Power BI
3 3 (6.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (6.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (6.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (4.00%) Big Data
5 1 (2.00%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (6.00%) Fiddler
1 3 (6.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (26.00%) German Language
2 7 (14.00%) French Language
3 3 (6.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (40.00%) Field Engineer
2 14 (28.00%) Support Engineer
3 7 (14.00%) Consultant
3 7 (14.00%) Technical Support
4 6 (12.00%) Technical Engineer
4 6 (12.00%) Technical Support Engineer
5 5 (10.00%) Microsoft Consultant
5 5 (10.00%) Microsoft Engineer
6 4 (8.00%) Development Engineer
6 4 (8.00%) Products Support Engineer
6 4 (8.00%) Technical Consultant
6 4 (8.00%) Technical Product Support
7 3 (6.00%) Field Support Engineer
7 3 (6.00%) Windows Consultant
7 3 (6.00%) Windows Engineer
8 2 (4.00%) Azure Engineer
8 2 (4.00%) Development Support Engineer
8 2 (4.00%) IT Support
8 2 (4.00%) SCCM Engineer
8 2 (4.00%) Windows Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.00%) .NET
2 4 (8.00%) XML
3 3 (6.00%) 802.1X
3 3 (6.00%) ADO.NET
3 3 (6.00%) Ajax
3 3 (6.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (6.00%) FastCGI
3 3 (6.00%) LINQ
3 3 (6.00%) REST
3 3 (6.00%) RSS
3 3 (6.00%) WCF
3 3 (6.00%) Windows Identity Foundation
3 3 (6.00%) WPF
4 2 (4.00%) DCOM
5 1 (2.00%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.00%) Clustering
2 3 (6.00%) Client/Server
3 2 (4.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.00%) PKI
3 2 (4.00%) Replication
4 1 (2.00%) BYOD
4 1 (2.00%) CLARiiON
4 1 (2.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 42 (84.00%) Windows
2 9 (18.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (4.00%) Windows 10
4 1 (2.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (64.00%) ITIL
2 30 (60.00%) Customer Engagement
3 29 (58.00%) Service Management
4 10 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (16.00%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (10.00%) High Availability
6 5 (10.00%) Problem Management
7 4 (8.00%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (6.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (6.00%) MVC
8 3 (6.00%) Network Optimisation
8 3 (6.00%) Performance Monitoring
8 3 (6.00%) Performance Optimisation
8 3 (6.00%) Web Development
9 1 (2.00%) CRM
9 1 (2.00%) Machine Learning
9 1 (2.00%) Performance Management
9 1 (2.00%) Project Management
9 1 (2.00%) Time Management
9 1 (2.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 14 (28.00%) SQL
2 12 (24.00%) PowerShell
3 8 (16.00%) T-SQL
4 6 (12.00%) VBScript
5 4 (8.00%) C#
5 4 (8.00%) Python
5 4 (8.00%) Ruby
6 3 (6.00%) Java
6 3 (6.00%) JavaScript
6 3 (6.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 50 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 30 (60.00%) Degree
2 30 (60.00%) MCTS
3 18 (36.00%) MCSE
4 16 (32.00%) MCDST
5 4 (8.00%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (6.00%) CCNA
7 2 (4.00%) SC Cleared
7 2 (4.00%) Security Cleared
8 1 (2.00%) A+ Certification
8 1 (2.00%) CCNP
8 1 (2.00%) MCP
8 1 (2.00%) MCSA
8 1 (2.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 18 (36.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (10.00%) BitLocker
2 5 (10.00%) Terminal Server
3 4 (8.00%) Hyper-V
4 3 (6.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (4.00%) UAG
5 2 (4.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (14.00%) SCCM
1 7 (14.00%) WSUS
2 5 (10.00%) WMI
3 4 (8.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 4 (8.00%) SCOM
4 3 (6.00%) SCVMM
5 2 (4.00%) Windows Intune
6 1 (2.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 41 (82.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.00%) Citrix
3 4 (8.00%) Cisco
3 4 (8.00%) VMware
4 1 (2.00%) Avaya
4 1 (2.00%) EMC
4 1 (2.00%) Epicor
4 1 (2.00%) F5
4 1 (2.00%) HP
4 1 (2.00%) Juniper
4 1 (2.00%) Symantec
4 1 (2.00%) Veeam