The table below looks at the statistics 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 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 60 57 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs citing MCITP 3 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.40% 0.46% -
As % of the Qualifications category 2.08% 2.94% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£320 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.88% -
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
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Qualifications Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
144 102 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 19.05% 15.48% 14.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 53 55
Average daily rate £330 £345 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.34% -1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £153 £200 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £507 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 1
Average hourly rate £17.25 £31.25 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.80% +38.88%
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 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (71.43%) Hyper-V
3 5 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (71.43%) Migration
3 5 (71.43%) VMware
3 5 (71.43%) HP
3 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (71.43%) DHCP
3 5 (71.43%) DNS
4 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
4 4 (57.14%) MCSE
4 4 (57.14%) Workflow
5 3 (42.86%) Finance
5 3 (42.86%) PowerShell
5 3 (42.86%) SCCM
5 3 (42.86%) SCVMM
5 3 (42.86%) MCP
5 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
5 3 (42.86%) Project Management
6 2 (28.57%) Symantec
6 2 (28.57%) EMC
6 2 (28.57%) Citrix
6 2 (28.57%) Juniper
6 2 (28.57%) SAN
6 2 (28.57%) Apple
6 2 (28.57%) Windows XP
6 2 (28.57%) Wireless
6 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2007

MCITP
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 (42.86%) MS Exchange
2 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (14.29%) Lync
3 1 (14.29%) Office Communications Server
3 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) DHCP
1 5 (71.43%) DNS
2 2 (28.57%) SAN
2 2 (28.57%) Wireless
3 1 (14.29%) Unified Communications
3 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Migration Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) Data Centre Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) Wintel Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) Data Migration Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Systems Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (28.57%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Systems Support
2 2 (28.57%) Support Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Administrator
2 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Systems Support Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Migration Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) CRM Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Reactive Extensions
1 1 (14.29%) Managed Extensibility Framework
1 1 (14.29%) WCF
1 1 (14.29%) Silverlight
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) SOAP
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
1 1 (14.29%) XML
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (28.57%) Windows XP
4 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Migration
2 4 (57.14%) Workflow
3 3 (42.86%) Project Management
4 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) TDD
4 1 (14.29%) Project Planning
4 1 (14.29%) MVVM
4 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
4 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
4 1 (14.29%) CRM
4 1 (14.29%) Online Security
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) PowerShell
2 1 (14.29%) C#
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (57.14%) MCSE
3 3 (42.86%) MCP
4 1 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) Hyper-V
1 5 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (28.57%) XenApp
3 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) SCCM
1 3 (42.86%) SCVMM
2 2 (28.57%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) VMware
1 5 (71.43%) HP
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) Symantec
3 2 (28.57%) EMC
3 2 (28.57%) Citrix
3 2 (28.57%) Juniper
3 2 (28.57%) Apple
3 2 (28.57%) Meru Networks