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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP)
Rank 122 118 132
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +14
Contract jobs citing MCITP 7 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.25% 0.12% 0.13%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.00% 0.53% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 4
Average daily rate £450 £225 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -43.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £225 £325
% change year-on-year
+38.88% -30.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £21.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.63 £20.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year
-26.87% +26.98%
Qualifications Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
698 564 737
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 24.46% 22.95% 23.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 300 208 294
Average daily rate £359 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.64% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £487 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 19 14
Average hourly rate £15.25 £18.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.56% +23.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.72 £12.46 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £180.00 £56.00 £30.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £23.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-24.21% -5.00%
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
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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Reading - 3 £450 - 3
Bracknell - 1 - -
Maidenhead - - - -
Newbury - - - - 2
Slough - - - - 1
Thatcham - - - -
MCITP
South East

MCITP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 16 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (87.50%) Windows
2 14 (87.50%) MCTS
3 13 (81.25%) ITIL
3 13 (81.25%) DNS
4 12 (75.00%) Degree
4 12 (75.00%) Service Management
4 12 (75.00%) Customer Engagement
5 10 (62.50%) Network Load Balancing
5 10 (62.50%) Live Communications Server
5 10 (62.50%) RTP
5 10 (62.50%) PBX
5 10 (62.50%) PSTN
5 10 (62.50%) Lync
6 9 (56.25%) MS Exchange
6 9 (56.25%) Active Directory
7 8 (50.00%) Telecoms
8 7 (43.75%) Cisco
9 6 (37.50%) Lotus
9 6 (37.50%) Avaya
9 6 (37.50%) Nortel
9 6 (37.50%) IIS
9 6 (37.50%) Disaster Recovery
9 6 (37.50%) PKI
10 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (18.75%) VMware
10 3 (18.75%) DHCP
10 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
10 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (12.50%) Migration

MCITP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 10 (62.50%) Live Communications Server
1 10 (62.50%) Lync
2 9 (56.25%) MS Exchange
3 6 (37.50%) IIS
4 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
2 1 (6.25%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 13 (81.25%) DNS
2 10 (62.50%) RTP
2 10 (62.50%) PBX
2 10 (62.50%) PSTN
3 3 (18.75%) DHCP
4 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
4 1 (6.25%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
General
1 8 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.25%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 11 (68.75%) Consultant
2 8 (50.00%) Support Consultant
3 3 (18.75%) Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Support Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) PKI
2 1 (6.25%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 14 (87.50%) Windows
2 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (6.25%) UNIX
4 1 (6.25%) Linux
4 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (81.25%) ITIL
2 12 (75.00%) Service Management
2 12 (75.00%) Customer Engagement
3 10 (62.50%) Network Load Balancing
4 6 (37.50%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (12.50%) Migration
6 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (6.25%) Performance Analysis
6 1 (6.25%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (6.25%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
1 1 (6.25%) SQL
1 1 (6.25%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 16 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (87.50%) MCTS
3 12 (75.00%) Degree
4 2 (12.50%) CCNA
4 2 (12.50%) MCSE
4 2 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (12.50%) DV Cleared
4 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
5 1 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (6.25%) VCAP
5 1 (6.25%) VCP5
5 1 (6.25%) VCP4
System Software
1 9 (56.25%) Active Directory
2 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (6.25%) VMware ESX
3 1 (6.25%) vSphere
3 1 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) SCCM
1 2 (12.50%) SCOM
2 1 (6.25%) WMI
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) Cisco
2 6 (37.50%) Lotus
2 6 (37.50%) Avaya
2 6 (37.50%) Nortel
3 3 (18.75%) VMware
3 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
4 1 (6.25%) Citrix
4 1 (6.25%) Dell
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