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 27 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP)
Rank 110 116 111
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -5
Contract jobs citing MCITP 27 12 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.92% 0.43% 0.13%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.64% 1.87% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 7 3
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£425 £475 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% +111.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £250 £248
% change year-on-year
+30.00% +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £21.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.75 £13.25 £15.63
% change year-on-year
+116.98% -15.20%
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
741 642 483
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 25.22% 22.87% 20.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 339 278 175
Average daily rate £375 £365 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +7.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £207 £200 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 28 14
Average hourly rate £24.75 £15.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.67% -11.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.15 £13.76 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £171.25 £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -28.00%

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 27 March 2015.

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 27 March 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
Reading +13 18 £425 -10.52% 1
Slough - - - - 1
Thatcham - - - -
Maidenhead - - - - 5
Newbury - - - -
MCITP
South East

MCITP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 52 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 45 (86.54%) MCTS
3 43 (82.69%) Windows
4 38 (73.08%) ITIL
5 36 (69.23%) Degree
6 35 (67.31%) Service Management
6 35 (67.31%) Customer Engagement
7 28 (53.85%) Microsoft
7 28 (53.85%) DNS
8 27 (51.92%) Active Directory
9 19 (36.54%) MCSE
10 17 (32.69%) DHCP
11 16 (30.77%) SQL
11 16 (30.77%) Disaster Recovery
12 15 (28.85%) VMware
13 14 (26.92%) Clustering
13 14 (26.92%) MS Exchange
14 12 (23.08%) IIS
14 12 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
14 12 (23.08%) PowerShell
15 10 (19.23%) Performance Monitoring
16 9 (17.31%) VMware Infrastructure
16 9 (17.31%) Windows Server 2008
16 9 (17.31%) SQL Server
17 8 (15.38%) VBScript
17 8 (15.38%) XML
17 8 (15.38%) SAN
17 8 (15.38%) Lotus
17 8 (15.38%) POP3
17 8 (15.38%) SMTP

MCITP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 14 (26.92%) MS Exchange
2 12 (23.08%) IIS
3 7 (13.46%) IBM Notes
3 7 (13.46%) GroupWise
4 5 (9.62%) Office Communications Server
5 4 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (5.77%) SharePoint
6 3 (5.77%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (3.85%) Lync
7 2 (3.85%) Live Communications Server
Applications
1 7 (13.46%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 28 (53.85%) DNS
2 17 (32.69%) DHCP
3 8 (15.38%) POP3
3 8 (15.38%) SMTP
3 8 (15.38%) SAN
3 8 (15.38%) IMAP
4 5 (9.62%) TCP/IP
5 3 (5.77%) Firewall
6 2 (3.85%) RTP
6 2 (3.85%) PBX
6 2 (3.85%) PSTN
7 1 (1.92%) HTTP
7 1 (1.92%) SSL
7 1 (1.92%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (17.31%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (7.69%) Visual Studio
2 3 (5.77%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.92%) WinRunner
3 1 (1.92%) TestDirector
3 1 (1.92%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (1.92%) MSI
3 1 (1.92%) Fiddler
General
1 1 (1.92%) Finance
1 1 (1.92%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 28 (53.85%) Field Engineer
2 11 (21.15%) Support Engineer
3 8 (15.38%) Consultant
4 7 (13.46%) Server Engineer
5 6 (11.54%) Exchange Engineer
6 4 (7.69%) Virtualisation Engineer
7 3 (5.77%) Desktop Engineer
7 3 (5.77%) SQL DBA
7 3 (5.77%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 3 (5.77%) DBA
7 3 (5.77%) Desktop Support
7 3 (5.77%) Support Consultant
8 2 (3.85%) Analyst
8 2 (3.85%) Virtualisation Consultant
8 2 (3.85%) Active Directory Consultant
8 2 (3.85%) Technical Analyst
8 2 (3.85%) Exchange Consultant
9 1 (1.92%) BizTalk Consultant
9 1 (1.92%) Messaging Engineer
9 1 (1.92%) Virtualisation Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (15.38%) XML
2 7 (13.46%) .NET
3 4 (7.69%) Software Packaging
4 3 (5.77%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.92%) Application Packaging
5 1 (1.92%) WCF
5 1 (1.92%) Silverlight
5 1 (1.92%) LINQ
5 1 (1.92%) REST
5 1 (1.92%) Windows Identity Foundation
5 1 (1.92%) FastCGI
5 1 (1.92%) ADO.NET
5 1 (1.92%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.92%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 14 (26.92%) Clustering
2 6 (11.54%) Replication
3 2 (3.85%) Client/Server
3 2 (3.85%) PKI
4 1 (1.92%) PDA
4 1 (1.92%) Kindle
4 1 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 43 (82.69%) Windows
2 12 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (17.31%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (13.46%) Windows 7
5 5 (9.62%) Windows 8
5 5 (9.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (9.62%) Linux
6 3 (5.77%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.92%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.92%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (73.08%) ITIL
2 35 (67.31%) Service Management
2 35 (67.31%) Customer Engagement
3 16 (30.77%) Disaster Recovery
4 10 (19.23%) Performance Monitoring
5 6 (11.54%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (9.62%) Validation
7 4 (7.69%) Problem Management
8 3 (5.77%) Kanban
8 3 (5.77%) Scrum
8 3 (5.77%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (5.77%) CMMI
8 3 (5.77%) High Availability
9 2 (3.85%) Network Load Balancing
9 2 (3.85%) Migration
10 1 (1.92%) MVC
10 1 (1.92%) Change Management
10 1 (1.92%) ETL
10 1 (1.92%) Software Testing
10 1 (1.92%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 16 (30.77%) SQL
2 12 (23.08%) PowerShell
3 8 (15.38%) VBScript
4 4 (7.69%) C#
4 4 (7.69%) T-SQL
5 3 (5.77%) VB.NET
6 2 (3.85%) Python
7 1 (1.92%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.92%) Ruby
7 1 (1.92%) C++
7 1 (1.92%) Java
7 1 (1.92%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.92%) PHP
Qualifications
1 52 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 45 (86.54%) MCTS
3 36 (69.23%) Degree
4 19 (36.54%) MCSE
5 6 (11.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 5 (9.62%) SC Cleared
6 5 (9.62%) Security Cleared
7 3 (5.77%) MCP
8 2 (3.85%) MCDBA
9 1 (1.92%) MCSA
9 1 (1.92%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.92%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 27 (51.92%) Active Directory
2 9 (17.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (15.38%) Hyper-V
4 4 (7.69%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (1.92%) vSphere
5 1 (1.92%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 8 (15.38%) WMI
1 8 (15.38%) SCOM
1 8 (15.38%) SCSM
2 4 (7.69%) MOM
3 3 (5.77%) SCCM
4 2 (3.85%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (1.92%) Netcool
5 1 (1.92%) SCVMM
5 1 (1.92%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (1.92%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 28 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 15 (28.85%) VMware
3 8 (15.38%) Lotus
4 7 (13.46%) Novell
5 5 (9.62%) Red Hat
5 5 (9.62%) Citrix
6 3 (5.77%) HP
6 3 (5.77%) Cisco
7 2 (3.85%) Nortel
7 2 (3.85%) Avaya
8 1 (1.92%) McAfee
8 1 (1.92%) SurfControl
8 1 (1.92%) Veritas
8 1 (1.92%) Postini