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 5 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP)
Rank 101 116 111
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -5
Contract jobs citing MCITP 32 12 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.12% 0.43% 0.14%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.92% 1.87% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 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 £350 £249 £255
% change year-on-year
+40.70% -2.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £21.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.77 £13.38 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+17.90% -37.79%
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
817 643 447
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 28.62% 23.25% 20.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 356 278 166
Average daily rate £390 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £205 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £351 £330
% change year-on-year
+9.68% +6.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 28 14
Average hourly rate £31.25 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+83.82% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £14.10 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £180.00 £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £26.25
% change year-on-year
+37.14% -33.33%

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 5 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 5 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 21 £425 -10.52% 4
Slough - 1 £325 - 3
Thatcham - - - -
Maidenhead - - - - 2
Newbury - - - - 1
MCITP
South East

MCITP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 5 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 48 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 41 (85.42%) Windows
3 40 (83.33%) MCTS
4 38 (79.17%) ITIL
5 34 (70.83%) Service Management
6 33 (68.75%) Degree
6 33 (68.75%) Customer Engagement
7 29 (60.42%) DNS
8 27 (56.25%) Microsoft
9 26 (54.17%) Active Directory
10 19 (39.58%) MCSE
11 18 (37.50%) DHCP
12 14 (29.17%) SQL
12 14 (29.17%) Disaster Recovery
12 14 (29.17%) VMware
13 13 (27.08%) MS Exchange
14 12 (25.00%) IIS
14 12 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
14 12 (25.00%) Clustering
15 11 (22.92%) VMware Infrastructure
15 11 (22.92%) Windows Server 2008
16 9 (18.75%) PowerShell
17 8 (16.67%) SCOM
17 8 (16.67%) WMI
17 8 (16.67%) IMAP
17 8 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 8 (16.67%) Lotus
17 8 (16.67%) SAN
17 8 (16.67%) XML
17 8 (16.67%) VBScript

MCITP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 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 13 (27.08%) MS Exchange
2 12 (25.00%) IIS
3 7 (14.58%) IBM Notes
3 7 (14.58%) GroupWise
4 5 (10.42%) Office Communications Server
5 3 (6.25%) SharePoint
5 3 (6.25%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (4.17%) Lync
6 2 (4.17%) Live Communications Server
Applications
1 7 (14.58%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 29 (60.42%) DNS
2 18 (37.50%) DHCP
3 8 (16.67%) IMAP
3 8 (16.67%) SAN
3 8 (16.67%) POP3
3 8 (16.67%) SMTP
4 7 (14.58%) TCP/IP
5 3 (6.25%) Firewall
6 2 (4.17%) RTP
6 2 (4.17%) PBX
6 2 (4.17%) PSTN
7 1 (2.08%) Wireshark
7 1 (2.08%) HTTP
7 1 (2.08%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.58%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (8.33%) Visual Studio
2 3 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.08%) Fiddler
3 1 (2.08%) MSI
3 1 (2.08%) WinRunner
3 1 (2.08%) TestDirector
3 1 (2.08%) QuickTest Pro
Job Titles
1 28 (58.33%) Field Engineer
2 10 (20.83%) Support Engineer
3 8 (16.67%) Consultant
4 7 (14.58%) Server Engineer
5 6 (12.50%) Exchange Engineer
6 4 (8.33%) Virtualisation Engineer
7 3 (6.25%) Support Consultant
7 3 (6.25%) Virtualisation Consultant
8 2 (4.17%) Desktop Support
8 2 (4.17%) Analyst
8 2 (4.17%) Technical Analyst
8 2 (4.17%) Desktop Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) Exchange Consultant
9 1 (2.08%) Test Engineer
9 1 (2.08%) SQL Server DBA
9 1 (2.08%) SQL DBA
9 1 (2.08%) 3rd Line Support
9 1 (2.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 1 (2.08%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (16.67%) XML
2 7 (14.58%) .NET
3 5 (10.42%) Software Packaging
4 3 (6.25%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.08%) Ajax
5 1 (2.08%) LINQ
5 1 (2.08%) Application Packaging
5 1 (2.08%) WCF
5 1 (2.08%) Silverlight
5 1 (2.08%) ADO.NET
5 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.08%) REST
5 1 (2.08%) Windows Identity Foundation
5 1 (2.08%) FastCGI
Miscellaneous
1 12 (25.00%) Clustering
2 3 (6.25%) Replication
3 2 (4.17%) PKI
4 1 (2.08%) PDA
4 1 (2.08%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 41 (85.42%) Windows
2 12 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 11 (22.92%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (14.58%) Linux
4 7 (14.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (10.42%) Windows 7
6 4 (8.33%) Windows 8
7 3 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (2.08%) Windows XP
8 1 (2.08%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (79.17%) ITIL
2 34 (70.83%) Service Management
3 33 (68.75%) Customer Engagement
4 14 (29.17%) Disaster Recovery
5 8 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
6 6 (12.50%) Validation
7 3 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (6.25%) Scrum
7 3 (6.25%) CMMI
7 3 (6.25%) Problem Management
7 3 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (6.25%) Kanban
8 2 (4.17%) High Availability
8 2 (4.17%) Network Load Balancing
9 1 (2.08%) Software Testing
9 1 (2.08%) Change Management
9 1 (2.08%) MVC
9 1 (2.08%) Migration
9 1 (2.08%) Test Automation
9 1 (2.08%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (29.17%) SQL
2 9 (18.75%) PowerShell
3 8 (16.67%) VBScript
4 4 (8.33%) C#
5 3 (6.25%) VB.NET
6 2 (4.17%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.08%) Ruby
7 1 (2.08%) C++
7 1 (2.08%) Java
7 1 (2.08%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.08%) PHP
7 1 (2.08%) C
7 1 (2.08%) Python
7 1 (2.08%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 48 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 40 (83.33%) MCTS
3 33 (68.75%) Degree
4 19 (39.58%) MCSE
5 8 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 7 (14.58%) SC Cleared
6 7 (14.58%) Security Cleared
7 3 (6.25%) VCP4
8 1 (2.08%) ISTQB
8 1 (2.08%) MCSA
System Software
1 26 (54.17%) Active Directory
2 11 (22.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (14.58%) Hyper-V
4 4 (8.33%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (2.08%) VMware ESX
5 1 (2.08%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (16.67%) SCOM
1 8 (16.67%) WMI
1 8 (16.67%) SCSM
2 4 (8.33%) MOM
3 2 (4.17%) SCCM
4 1 (2.08%) SCVMM
4 1 (2.08%) Netcool
4 1 (2.08%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (2.08%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (2.08%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 27 (56.25%) Microsoft
2 14 (29.17%) VMware
3 8 (16.67%) Lotus
4 7 (14.58%) Red Hat
4 7 (14.58%) Novell
5 5 (10.42%) HP
6 4 (8.33%) Citrix
7 3 (6.25%) Cisco
8 2 (4.17%) Avaya
8 2 (4.17%) Nortel
9 1 (2.08%) McAfee
9 1 (2.08%) Veritas
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