The first table below looks at the demand for MCITP in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCITP over the 3 months to 17 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 Birmingham 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP)
Rank 53 - 52
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MCITP 5 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.82% - 0.50%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.59% - 3.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 1
Average daily rate £213 - £310
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £225 £325
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -30.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.38 £20.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-33.12% +42.85%
Qualifications Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
109 62 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 17.90% 12.13% 13.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 41 50
Average daily rate £375 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £238 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £543 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 5
Average hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.61% +85.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £24.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-25.00% -4.00%
MCITP
West Midlands

MCITP
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MCITP across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

MCITP Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

MCITP
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MCITP across the Birmingham region.

MCITP Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

MCITP
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MCITP across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

MCITP Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

MCITP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) MCSE
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (83.33%) VMware
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (66.67%) Finance
3 4 (66.67%) Migration
3 4 (66.67%) HP
4 3 (50.00%) DHCP
4 3 (50.00%) DNS
4 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
4 3 (50.00%) MCP
4 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (50.00%) Project Management
4 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
4 3 (50.00%) Hyper-V
4 3 (50.00%) SCCM
4 3 (50.00%) SCVMM
4 3 (50.00%) Workflow
5 2 (33.33%) Office 365
5 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
6 1 (16.67%) Citrix
6 1 (16.67%) IBM
6 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
6 1 (16.67%) VPN
6 1 (16.67%) Linux
6 1 (16.67%) LAN

MCITP
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (16.67%) Office Communications Server
2 1 (16.67%) Lync
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) DNS
1 3 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (16.67%) VPN
2 1 (16.67%) LAN
2 1 (16.67%) SAN
2 1 (16.67%) Wireless
2 1 (16.67%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Migration Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Data Centre Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Wintel Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Data Migration Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Migration Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Network Technician
2 1 (16.67%) Network Support
2 1 (16.67%) Network Support Technician
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Support Technician
2 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (16.67%) Android
4 1 (16.67%) Linux
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Migration
2 3 (50.00%) Workflow
2 3 (50.00%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Online Security
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) MCSE
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (50.00%) MCP
3 1 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (16.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) SCCM
1 3 (50.00%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) VMware
2 4 (66.67%) HP
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (16.67%) IBM
4 1 (16.67%) Citrix
4 1 (16.67%) Apple