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 17 September 2014 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP)
Rank 114 132 128
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -4
Contract jobs citing MCITP 11 3 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.46% 0.12% 0.48%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.59% 0.45% 2.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 1
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£400 £225 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+77.77% -43.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £275 £320
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -14.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.77 £14.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+12.64% -15.15%
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
692 670 724
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 28.74% 26.11% 23.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 318 271 255
Average daily rate £375 £400 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 18 11
Average hourly rate £17.07 £17.78 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.96% -49.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £13.00 £20.07
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £37.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -28.57%

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 17 September 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 +12 5 £400 +77.77% 2
Bracknell - 4 £380 -
Maidenhead - - - -
Newbury - - - -
Slough - - - -
Windsor - - - -
MCITP
South East

MCITP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 22 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (90.91%) ITIL
3 19 (86.36%) Windows
4 17 (77.27%) MCTS
5 14 (63.64%) DNS
5 14 (63.64%) Service Management
6 12 (54.55%) Active Directory
6 12 (54.55%) DHCP
6 12 (54.55%) Microsoft
6 12 (54.55%) Customer Engagement
7 10 (45.45%) Degree
8 8 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
8 8 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (36.36%) MCSE
8 8 (36.36%) VMware
9 7 (31.82%) Security Cleared
9 7 (31.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 6 (27.27%) Clustering
10 6 (27.27%) Disaster Recovery
11 5 (22.73%) HP
11 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (18.18%) Red Hat
12 4 (18.18%) Migration
12 4 (18.18%) Replication
12 4 (18.18%) MS Excel
12 4 (18.18%) TCP/IP
12 4 (18.18%) Linux
12 4 (18.18%) IIS
12 4 (18.18%) MS Office
12 4 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

MCITP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 (18.18%) IIS
2 2 (9.09%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (9.09%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (4.55%) IBM Notes
3 1 (4.55%) GroupWise
Applications
1 4 (18.18%) MS Excel
1 4 (18.18%) MS Office
2 3 (13.64%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (13.64%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (63.64%) DNS
2 12 (54.55%) DHCP
3 4 (18.18%) TCP/IP
4 1 (4.55%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (4.55%) IMAP
4 1 (4.55%) Wireshark
4 1 (4.55%) POP3
4 1 (4.55%) SMTP
4 1 (4.55%) HTTP
4 1 (4.55%) SSL
4 1 (4.55%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Fiddler
1 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio
1 1 (4.55%) MSI
General
1 2 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (27.27%) Support Engineer
2 5 (22.73%) Field Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) Consultant
4 2 (9.09%) Support Consultant
4 2 (9.09%) Windows Server Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Virtualisation Consultant
4 2 (9.09%) Server Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Escalation Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) VMware Specialist
5 1 (4.55%) VMware Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Systems Support Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Migration Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Server Support
5 1 (4.55%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) Software Packaging
1 3 (13.64%) .NET
2 2 (9.09%) .NET Framework
3 1 (4.55%) REST
3 1 (4.55%) FastCGI
3 1 (4.55%) Windows Identity Foundation
3 1 (4.55%) Application Packaging
3 1 (4.55%) Ajax
3 1 (4.55%) WCF
3 1 (4.55%) Silverlight
3 1 (4.55%) LINQ
3 1 (4.55%) ADO.NET
3 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET
3 1 (4.55%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Clustering
2 4 (18.18%) Replication
3 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.55%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 19 (86.36%) Windows
2 8 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (18.18%) Linux
4 4 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (4.55%) Windows 7
5 1 (4.55%) Windows 8
5 1 (4.55%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (90.91%) ITIL
2 14 (63.64%) Service Management
3 12 (54.55%) Customer Engagement
4 6 (27.27%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (18.18%) Migration
6 3 (13.64%) Mentoring
6 3 (13.64%) Coaching
6 3 (13.64%) Validation
7 2 (9.09%) Performance Analysis
8 1 (4.55%) Performance Monitoring
8 1 (4.55%) High Availability
8 1 (4.55%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (4.55%) Web Development
8 1 (4.55%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.09%) SQL
1 2 (9.09%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.55%) Ruby
2 1 (4.55%) T-SQL
2 1 (4.55%) VBScript
2 1 (4.55%) C
2 1 (4.55%) C#
2 1 (4.55%) C++
2 1 (4.55%) Java
2 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.55%) PHP
2 1 (4.55%) Python
2 1 (4.55%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 22 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (77.27%) MCTS
3 10 (45.45%) Degree
4 8 (36.36%) MCSE
5 7 (31.82%) Security Cleared
5 7 (31.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (18.18%) SC Cleared
7 3 (13.64%) VCAP
7 3 (13.64%) VCP5
7 3 (13.64%) VCP4
7 3 (13.64%) DV Cleared
7 3 (13.64%) CCNA
7 3 (13.64%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (4.55%) MCDST
8 1 (4.55%) MCP
8 1 (4.55%) MCSA
System Software
1 12 (54.55%) Active Directory
2 8 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (13.64%) vSphere
3 3 (13.64%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (13.64%) Hyper-V
3 3 (13.64%) VMware ESX
3 3 (13.64%) Terminal Services
4 1 (4.55%) vCloud
4 1 (4.55%) XenApp
4 1 (4.55%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (18.18%) WSUS
2 3 (13.64%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (4.55%) WMI
3 1 (4.55%) SCCM
3 1 (4.55%) SCOM
3 1 (4.55%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 12 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 8 (36.36%) VMware
3 5 (22.73%) HP
4 4 (18.18%) Red Hat
5 3 (13.64%) Cisco
6 1 (4.55%) Citrix
6 1 (4.55%) Novell
6 1 (4.55%) Lotus
6 1 (4.55%) Symantec