The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Berkshire region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP)
Rank 105 115 123
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +8
Contract jobs citing MCITP 14 5 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.57% 0.21% 0.44%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.02% 0.81% 1.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 3
Average daily rate
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£400 £175 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+128.57% -50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £175 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £438 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £290 £318
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -8.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £15.25 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+3.27% -7.57%
Qualifications Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
692 619 706
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 28.34% 25.43% 22.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 296 241 252
Average daily rate £375 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £200 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 13 5
Average hourly rate £17.07 £19.00 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.15% -60.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -4.54%
MCITP
South East

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
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 22 July 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
Reading +10 8 £400 +128.57% 1
Bracknell - 3 £380 -
Maidenhead - - - -
Newbury - - - -
Slough - - - - 1
Windsor - - - -
MCITP
South East

MCITP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 21 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (85.71%) ITIL
2 18 (85.71%) Windows
3 16 (76.19%) MCTS
4 14 (66.67%) DNS
5 13 (61.90%) Service Management
6 12 (57.14%) Active Directory
6 12 (57.14%) Microsoft
6 12 (57.14%) Customer Engagement
7 10 (47.62%) Degree
7 10 (47.62%) DHCP
8 8 (38.10%) VMware
8 8 (38.10%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
9 7 (33.33%) MCSE
10 6 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
10 6 (28.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 6 (28.57%) Security Cleared
11 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (23.81%) Clustering
11 5 (23.81%) MS Excel
11 5 (23.81%) Cisco
11 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (19.05%) CCNA
12 4 (19.05%) HP
12 4 (19.05%) MS Exchange
12 4 (19.05%) PBX
12 4 (19.05%) PSTN
12 4 (19.05%) MS Office
12 4 (19.05%) Migration

MCITP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 4 (19.05%) MS Exchange
1 4 (19.05%) Live Communications Server
1 4 (19.05%) Lync
2 2 (9.52%) IIS
2 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (23.81%) MS Excel
2 4 (19.05%) MS Office
3 3 (14.29%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (9.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (66.67%) DNS
2 10 (47.62%) DHCP
3 4 (19.05%) PBX
3 4 (19.05%) PSTN
3 4 (19.05%) RTP
4 3 (14.29%) TCP/IP
5 1 (4.76%) Cisco Nexus
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MSI
General
1 3 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 2 (9.52%) Finance
3 1 (4.76%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Consultant
2 5 (23.81%) Support Consultant
3 4 (19.05%) Field Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Support Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Server Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Windows Server Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Virtualisation Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) IT Support
6 1 (4.76%) VMware Specialist
6 1 (4.76%) Systems Support Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Migration Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) IT Support Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Systems Support
6 1 (4.76%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) Software Packaging
2 1 (4.76%) Application Packaging
2 1 (4.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Clustering
2 3 (14.29%) Replication
3 2 (9.52%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 18 (85.71%) Windows
2 8 (38.10%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (14.29%) Linux
5 2 (9.52%) Windows 7
6 1 (4.76%) Windows 8
6 1 (4.76%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (85.71%) ITIL
2 13 (61.90%) Service Management
3 12 (57.14%) Customer Engagement
4 6 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (19.05%) Migration
5 4 (19.05%) Network Load Balancing
6 2 (9.52%) Validation
6 2 (9.52%) Performance Analysis
7 1 (4.76%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (4.76%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.76%) C
2 1 (4.76%) SQL
2 1 (4.76%) VBScript
2 1 (4.76%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 21 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (76.19%) MCTS
3 10 (47.62%) Degree
4 7 (33.33%) MCSE
5 6 (28.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 6 (28.57%) Security Cleared
6 4 (19.05%) CCNA
6 4 (19.05%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (14.29%) SC Cleared
7 3 (14.29%) DV Cleared
7 3 (14.29%) VCAP
7 3 (14.29%) VCP4
7 3 (14.29%) VCP5
8 1 (4.76%) MCDST
8 1 (4.76%) MCSA
8 1 (4.76%) MCP
System Software
1 12 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 7 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (14.29%) Hyper-V
3 3 (14.29%) vSphere
3 3 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (14.29%) VMware ESX
3 3 (14.29%) Terminal Services
4 1 (4.76%) XenApp
4 1 (4.76%) vCloud
4 1 (4.76%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (19.05%) WSUS
2 3 (14.29%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (4.76%) SCCM
3 1 (4.76%) SCOM
3 1 (4.76%) WMI
3 1 (4.76%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 12 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 8 (38.10%) VMware
3 5 (23.81%) Cisco
4 4 (19.05%) HP
5 3 (14.29%) Red Hat
6 2 (9.52%) Avaya
6 2 (9.52%) Lotus
6 2 (9.52%) Nortel
6 2 (9.52%) Citrix
7 1 (4.76%) Symantec