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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP)
Rank 66 53 -
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -
Contract jobs citing MCITP 1 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.12% 0.83% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.60% 4.42% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 0
Average daily rate
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£343 £213 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+61.17% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £316 £225
% change year-on-year
+2.76% +40.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.75 £14.63 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+96.58% -26.87%
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
168 113 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 20.79% 18.80% 12.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 60 40
Average daily rate £340 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £168 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £474
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 4
Average hourly rate £26.00 £31.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.12% -4.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -25.00%

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
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

MCITP Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

MCITP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) MCSE
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (50.00%) HP
3 2 (50.00%) Citrix
3 2 (50.00%) MCTS
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (25.00%) Kimball Methodology
4 1 (25.00%) OLAP Cube
4 1 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (25.00%) IP Telephony
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) iSeries
4 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (25.00%) XenApp
4 1 (25.00%) vSphere
4 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (25.00%) Tableau
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services

MCITP
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) OLAP
2 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (25.00%) QlikView
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (25.00%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Developer
1 1 (25.00%) IT Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Wintel Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) AS400
1 1 (25.00%) Data Integration
1 1 (25.00%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (25.00%) ETL
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Dimensional Modelling
2 1 (25.00%) Kimball Methodology
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
1 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (50.00%) MCTS
2 2 (50.00%) MCSE
3 1 (25.00%) MCSA
3 1 (25.00%) CCA
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (25.00%) CCEA
3 1 (25.00%) HP APS
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (25.00%) MCP
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (25.00%) XenApp
2 1 (25.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) HP
1 2 (50.00%) Citrix
1 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Fortinet
2 1 (25.00%) Tableau
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) IBM
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft