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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP)
Rank 103 115 117
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +2
Contract jobs citing MCITP 16 11 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.66% 0.45% 0.21%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.21% 1.56% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 4
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£398 £425 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.47% +142.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £305 £226
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +34.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.77 £15.75 £15.25
% change year-on-year
+0.12% +3.27%
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
498 707 631
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 20.54% 28.65% 26.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 218 289 242
Average daily rate £395 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £210 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £499 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 7 17
Average hourly rate £21.55 £20.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.75% +8.10%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -9.09%

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 2 July 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 2 July 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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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
Maidenhead - 10 £398 -
Reading +4 2 £115 -71.25% 1
Slough - 2 £150 -
MCITP
South East

MCITP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 42 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 36 (85.71%) Windows
3 28 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 28 (66.67%) MCTS
4 24 (57.14%) Microsoft
5 23 (54.76%) DNS
6 21 (50.00%) Degree
7 18 (42.86%) Customer Engagement
7 18 (42.86%) ITIL
7 18 (42.86%) Service Management
8 17 (40.48%) MCSE
9 16 (38.10%) VMware
10 15 (35.71%) Windows 7
11 14 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
12 13 (30.95%) MS Excel
13 12 (28.57%) SMTP
13 12 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
14 11 (26.19%) MS Exchange
15 10 (23.81%) Firewall
15 10 (23.81%) Clustering
16 9 (21.43%) SQL
16 9 (21.43%) PowerShell
17 8 (19.05%) Office 365
17 8 (19.05%) Cisco
18 7 (16.67%) CCNA
18 7 (16.67%) DHCP
18 7 (16.67%) Citrix
18 7 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
18 7 (16.67%) SAN
18 7 (16.67%) CheckPoint

MCITP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 11 (26.19%) MS Exchange
2 5 (11.90%) GroupWise
2 5 (11.90%) IIS
2 5 (11.90%) IBM Notes
3 4 (9.52%) Office Communications Server
3 4 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (7.14%) Lync
5 2 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (4.76%) SharePoint
5 2 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 13 (30.95%) MS Excel
2 6 (14.29%) MS Visio
3 4 (9.52%) MS Office
4 1 (2.38%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) SAP CCM
1 1 (2.38%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 8 (19.05%) Office 365
2 4 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.38%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 23 (54.76%) DNS
2 12 (28.57%) SMTP
3 10 (23.81%) Firewall
4 7 (16.67%) DHCP
4 7 (16.67%) SAN
4 7 (16.67%) LAN
4 7 (16.67%) WAN
5 6 (14.29%) POP3
5 6 (14.29%) MPLS
5 6 (14.29%) HTTP
5 6 (14.29%) IMAP
5 6 (14.29%) VPN
6 3 (7.14%) VLAN
6 3 (7.14%) TCP/IP
7 1 (2.38%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Visual Studio
1 2 (4.76%) Subversion
1 2 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.38%) WinRunner
2 1 (2.38%) TestDirector
2 1 (2.38%) HP UFT
General
1 2 (4.76%) Finance
2 1 (2.38%) Publishing
2 1 (2.38%) Games
2 1 (2.38%) Dutch Language
2 1 (2.38%) French Language
2 1 (2.38%) German Language
Job Titles
1 15 (35.71%) Field Engineer
2 6 (14.29%) Architect
2 6 (14.29%) Infrastructure Architect
2 6 (14.29%) Server Engineer
3 5 (11.90%) Infrastructure Manager
3 5 (11.90%) Support Engineer
4 4 (9.52%) Consultant
4 4 (9.52%) Exchange Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Desktop Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) SQL DBA
5 3 (7.14%) DBA
5 3 (7.14%) Desktop Support
5 3 (7.14%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) Active Directory Consultant
7 1 (2.38%) IT Support
7 1 (2.38%) Operations Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) Office 365 Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) Messaging Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.14%) XML
2 2 (4.76%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (23.81%) Clustering
2 6 (14.29%) Replication
3 3 (7.14%) Private Cloud
4 2 (4.76%) EMC VNX
4 2 (4.76%) Thin Client
4 2 (4.76%) Fat Client
5 1 (2.38%) Online Games
5 1 (2.38%) Kindle
5 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.38%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.38%) PDA
5 1 (2.38%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 36 (85.71%) Windows
2 15 (35.71%) Windows 7
3 7 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (14.29%) Windows 8
5 5 (11.90%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (4.76%) Windows XP
7 1 (2.38%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (42.86%) ITIL
1 18 (42.86%) Service Management
1 18 (42.86%) Customer Engagement
2 14 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (14.29%) Project Management
3 6 (14.29%) Patch Management
4 5 (11.90%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (11.90%) Performance Monitoring
5 4 (9.52%) Migration
5 4 (9.52%) Problem Management
6 3 (7.14%) Business Continuity
6 3 (7.14%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (7.14%) Software Deployment
6 3 (7.14%) Malware Detection\Protection
7 2 (4.76%) Server Building
7 2 (4.76%) Line Management
7 2 (4.76%) Mentoring
7 2 (4.76%) Coaching
7 2 (4.76%) Scrum
7 2 (4.76%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 9 (21.43%) SQL
1 9 (21.43%) PowerShell
2 6 (14.29%) VBScript
3 3 (7.14%) T-SQL
4 2 (4.76%) VB.NET
4 2 (4.76%) C#
5 1 (2.38%) Python
Qualifications
1 42 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 28 (66.67%) MCTS
3 21 (50.00%) Degree
4 17 (40.48%) MCSE
5 7 (16.67%) CCNA
5 7 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (9.52%) MCSA
7 4 (9.52%) MCP
8 2 (4.76%) MCDBA
8 2 (4.76%) MCDST
9 1 (2.38%) MOS
9 1 (2.38%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) ISO 9001
1 1 (2.38%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 12 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (9.52%) VMware ESX
4 3 (7.14%) vSphere
4 3 (7.14%) Hyper-V
4 3 (7.14%) Terminal Services
5 2 (4.76%) ISA Server
5 2 (4.76%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (2.38%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (14.29%) SCCM
2 4 (9.52%) SCOM
2 4 (9.52%) Norton AntiVirus
2 4 (9.52%) NetBackup
3 3 (7.14%) WMI
3 3 (7.14%) WSUS
3 3 (7.14%) HP SIM
3 3 (7.14%) SCSM
4 2 (4.76%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (2.38%) CA Spectrum
5 1 (2.38%) Backup Exec
5 1 (2.38%) MOM
5 1 (2.38%) Netcool
5 1 (2.38%) Nagios
5 1 (2.38%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (2.38%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 24 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 16 (38.10%) VMware
3 8 (19.05%) Cisco
4 7 (16.67%) Citrix
4 7 (16.67%) CheckPoint
5 5 (11.90%) Lotus
5 5 (11.90%) McAfee
5 5 (11.90%) Novell
6 4 (9.52%) Symantec
7 3 (7.14%) EMC
7 3 (7.14%) SolarWinds
8 2 (4.76%) Websense
8 2 (4.76%) HP
9 1 (2.38%) SAP
9 1 (2.38%) Veritas
9 1 (2.38%) CA
9 1 (2.38%) BT
9 1 (2.38%) SurfControl
9 1 (2.38%) JD Edwards
9 1 (2.38%) Postini