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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP)
Rank 60 54 48
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -6
Contract jobs citing MCITP 3 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.43% 0.50% 1.05%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.83% 2.91% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 5
Average daily rate
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£320 £450 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.88% +71.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £290 £318
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -8.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £15.25 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+3.27% -7.57%
Qualifications Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
164 103 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 23.70% 17.31% 15.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 50 60
Average daily rate £350 £393 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.94% +48.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 2
Average hourly rate £16.00 £12.50 £17.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.00% -29.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -4.54%
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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 22 July 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 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (75.00%) VMware
2 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (62.50%) Hyper-V
3 5 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (62.50%) Migration
3 5 (62.50%) DNS
3 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 5 (62.50%) HP
3 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (62.50%) MCSE
3 5 (62.50%) DHCP
4 4 (50.00%) MS Exchange
4 4 (50.00%) Workflow
4 4 (50.00%) Finance
5 3 (37.50%) Wireless
5 3 (37.50%) SCCM
5 3 (37.50%) SCVMM
5 3 (37.50%) Project Management
5 3 (37.50%) MCP
5 3 (37.50%) Apple
5 3 (37.50%) PowerShell
5 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
6 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (25.00%) XenApp
6 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (25.00%) Office 365
6 2 (25.00%) Meru Networks
6 2 (25.00%) Juniper

MCITP
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 4 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (12.50%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (12.50%) Office Communications Server
3 1 (12.50%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) DNS
1 5 (62.50%) DHCP
2 3 (37.50%) Wireless
3 2 (25.00%) SAN
4 1 (12.50%) LAN
4 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
4 1 (12.50%) VPN
4 1 (12.50%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Migration Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Wintel Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Data Centre Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Data Migration Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Systems Support
2 2 (25.00%) Systems Support Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Systems Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Support Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Network Technician
3 1 (12.50%) Migration Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Network Support
3 1 (12.50%) Network Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) WCF
1 1 (12.50%) Silverlight
1 1 (12.50%) SOAP
1 1 (12.50%) Web Services
1 1 (12.50%) XML
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
1 1 (12.50%) Reactive Extensions
1 1 (12.50%) Managed Extensibility Framework
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
5 2 (25.00%) Windows XP
6 1 (12.50%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Migration
2 4 (50.00%) Workflow
3 3 (37.50%) Project Management
4 1 (12.50%) Online Security
4 1 (12.50%) Project Planning
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) TDD
4 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
4 1 (12.50%) CRM
4 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
4 1 (12.50%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) PowerShell
2 1 (12.50%) C#
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (62.50%) MCSE
3 3 (37.50%) MCP
4 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) Hyper-V
1 5 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (25.00%) XenApp
3 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) SCCM
1 3 (37.50%) SCVMM
2 2 (25.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) VMware
2 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (62.50%) HP
3 3 (37.50%) Apple
4 2 (25.00%) Meru Networks
4 2 (25.00%) Juniper
4 2 (25.00%) EMC
4 2 (25.00%) Citrix
4 2 (25.00%) Symantec