The first table below looks at the demand for MCITP in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCITP over the 3 months to 18 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 Buckinghamshire 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP)
Rank 80 62 75
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +13
Contract jobs citing MCITP 3 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.25% 0.36% 0.41%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.98% 1.26% 2.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate £450 - £263
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £225 £325
% change year-on-year
+38.88% -30.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.63 £20.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year
-26.87% +26.98%
Qualifications Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
306 238 241
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 25.50% 28.54% 19.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 123 88
Average daily rate £325 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £148
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 6 23
Average hourly rate £15.75 £18.55 £16.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.09% +11.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.47 £10.11 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £24.98 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £23.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-24.21% -5.00%
MCITP
South East

MCITP
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

MCITP Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

MCITP
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

MCITP Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

MCITP
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

MCITP Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

MCITP
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MCITP within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -17 2 £450 - 3
Marlow - 1 - - 2
High Wycombe - - - -
MCITP
South East

MCITP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (83.33%) MS Exchange
2 5 (83.33%) Windows
3 4 (66.67%) MCSE
3 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
4 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (50.00%) Migration
4 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (33.33%) Finance
5 2 (33.33%) MS Office
5 2 (33.33%) MCP
5 2 (33.33%) Windows XP
5 2 (33.33%) MCSA
6 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
6 1 (16.67%) CRM
6 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
6 1 (16.67%) SQL
6 1 (16.67%) VBScript
6 1 (16.67%) VB
6 1 (16.67%) IIS
6 1 (16.67%) ITIL
6 1 (16.67%) Citrix
6 1 (16.67%) VMware
6 1 (16.67%) Clustering
6 1 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (16.67%) MCDST
6 1 (16.67%) MCTS

MCITP
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 5 (83.33%) MS Exchange
2 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
3 1 (16.67%) IIS
3 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (16.67%) Office Communications Server
3 1 (16.67%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (16.67%) VLAN
2 1 (16.67%) Network Security
2 1 (16.67%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) Unified Communications
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Migration Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Server Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Messaging Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Server Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Clustering
1 1 (16.67%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (33.33%) Windows XP
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Vista
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) CRM
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Online Security
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
1 1 (16.67%) VBScript
1 1 (16.67%) VB
1 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (66.67%) MCSE
3 2 (33.33%) MCP
3 2 (33.33%) MCSA
4 1 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (16.67%) MCDST
4 1 (16.67%) MCTS
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix
2 1 (16.67%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) PlateSpin
2 1 (16.67%) Remedy
2 1 (16.67%) Kaseya