The first table below looks at the demand for MCITP in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCITP over the 3 months to 16 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 City of London 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP)
Rank 183 177 205
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +28
Contract jobs citing MCITP 32 28 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.48% 0.44% 0.20%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.68% 2.79% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 16 8
Average daily rate £325 £412 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.06% +21.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £306 £128
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £475 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £306 £225 £325
% change year-on-year
+36.11% -30.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £22.00 £11.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.25 £18.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-26.38% +28.57%
Qualifications Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1194 1003 1085
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 18.02% 15.90% 13.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 827 649 656
Average daily rate £418 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £355
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -4.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 33 38
Average hourly rate £22.00 £48.75 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.87% +143.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £15.00 £12.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.80 £135.00 £38.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-28.00% -
MCITP
London

MCITP
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

MCITP Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

MCITP
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

MCITP Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

MCITP
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MCITP across the City of London region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

MCITP Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

MCITP
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

MCITP Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

MCITP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 39 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 26 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 25 (64.10%) SQL Server
3 25 (64.10%) Windows
4 24 (61.54%) SQL
5 22 (56.41%) Citrix
6 21 (53.85%) MCTS
7 19 (48.72%) MCSE
8 17 (43.59%) Business Intelligence
8 17 (43.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 16 (41.03%) VMware
10 14 (35.90%) SQL Server 2008
11 13 (33.33%) Cisco
11 13 (33.33%) Active Directory
11 13 (33.33%) MS Exchange
12 12 (30.77%) T-SQL
12 12 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2010
13 11 (28.21%) Windows Server 2008
13 11 (28.21%) MS Excel
13 11 (28.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 11 (28.21%) Exchange Server 2007
14 10 (25.64%) Exchange Server 2003
14 10 (25.64%) SQL Server 2005
14 10 (25.64%) Dell
14 10 (25.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 9 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2013
15 9 (23.08%) SharePoint
15 9 (23.08%) WAN
15 9 (23.08%) Clustering
16 8 (20.51%) Microsoft Analysis Services

MCITP
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 13 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 12 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (28.21%) Exchange Server 2007
4 10 (25.64%) Exchange Server 2003
5 9 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2013
5 9 (23.08%) SharePoint
6 6 (15.38%) SharePoint Server
6 6 (15.38%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (2.56%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (2.56%) Lync
7 1 (2.56%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (2.56%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 11 (28.21%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.56%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (23.08%) WAN
2 8 (20.51%) SAN
2 8 (20.51%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (10.26%) Firewall
4 3 (7.69%) Extranet
5 2 (5.13%) DNS
5 2 (5.13%) DHCP
6 1 (2.56%) NetScaler
6 1 (2.56%) Internet
6 1 (2.56%) IMAP
6 1 (2.56%) SNMP
6 1 (2.56%) SMTP
6 1 (2.56%) LAN
6 1 (2.56%) PBX
6 1 (2.56%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (64.10%) SQL Server
2 17 (43.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 14 (35.90%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (28.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (25.64%) SQL Server 2005
5 10 (25.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 8 (20.51%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 2 (5.13%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (5.13%) Relational Database
8 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (2.56%) MySQL
8 1 (2.56%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (2.56%) Visual Studio Team System
1 1 (2.56%) Visual Studio
1 1 (2.56%) MSI
1 1 (2.56%) InstallShield
General
1 7 (17.95%) Finance
2 2 (5.13%) Back Office
3 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.56%) Law
3 1 (2.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (28.21%) Developer
2 10 (25.64%) SQL Developer
3 8 (20.51%) Senior Developer
3 8 (20.51%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 8 (20.51%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
3 8 (20.51%) Senior SQL Developer
4 6 (15.38%) Senior Network Engineer
4 6 (15.38%) Network Engineer
4 6 (15.38%) Administrator
4 6 (15.38%) SharePoint Administrator
5 3 (7.69%) Support Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) SQL Server Developer
6 2 (5.13%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (5.13%) Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) CRM Analyst
7 1 (2.56%) VMware Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.38%) jQuery
2 4 (10.26%) .NET
3 2 (5.13%) XML
3 2 (5.13%) WCF
4 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (2.56%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 1 (2.56%) LINQ
4 1 (2.56%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.56%) Application Packaging
4 1 (2.56%) XSL
4 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.56%) CSS
4 1 (2.56%) Web Services
4 1 (2.56%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.08%) Clustering
2 8 (20.51%) Data Integration
2 8 (20.51%) EqualLogic
3 2 (5.13%) Replication
4 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.56%) FMCG
4 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.56%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.56%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 25 (64.10%) Windows
2 11 (28.21%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (10.26%) Windows 7
5 2 (5.13%) Windows XP
6 1 (2.56%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (2.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (43.59%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (20.51%) Data Modelling
2 8 (20.51%) ETL
2 8 (20.51%) Data Transformation
3 6 (15.38%) Change Management
3 6 (15.38%) ITIL
4 4 (10.26%) Migration
4 4 (10.26%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (7.69%) Business Analysis
6 2 (5.13%) CRM
6 2 (5.13%) Load Balancing
6 2 (5.13%) Service Delivery
6 2 (5.13%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (2.56%) Change Control
7 1 (2.56%) Capacity Management
7 1 (2.56%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (2.56%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (2.56%) Data Migration
7 1 (2.56%) Workflow
7 1 (2.56%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (61.54%) SQL
2 12 (30.77%) T-SQL
3 4 (10.26%) C#
4 2 (5.13%) VB.NET
5 1 (2.56%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.56%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.56%) VBScript
5 1 (2.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 39 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (53.85%) MCTS
3 19 (48.72%) MCSE
4 5 (12.82%) MCP
4 5 (12.82%) MCSA
4 5 (12.82%) Citrix Certification
5 4 (10.26%) CCA
5 4 (10.26%) CCNA
5 4 (10.26%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (5.13%) CCNP
7 2 (5.13%) CCEA
7 2 (5.13%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared
8 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
8 1 (2.56%) MCPD
8 1 (2.56%) Degree
8 1 (2.56%) MCAD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.69%) SLA
2 1 (2.56%) QA
System Software
1 13 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 8 (20.51%) Hyper-V
3 6 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (7.69%) XenApp
5 2 (5.13%) ISA Server
5 2 (5.13%) Forefront TMG
5 2 (5.13%) vSphere
6 1 (2.56%) vCloud
6 1 (2.56%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (2.56%) XenServer
6 1 (2.56%) XenDesktop
6 1 (2.56%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (2.56%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (2.56%) VMware Server
6 1 (2.56%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (10.26%) SCCM
2 3 (7.69%) SCOM
2 3 (7.69%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (2.56%) Ionix
3 1 (2.56%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 26 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 22 (56.41%) Citrix
3 16 (41.03%) VMware
4 13 (33.33%) Cisco
5 10 (25.64%) Dell
6 8 (20.51%) SonicWALL
7 3 (7.69%) HP
8 2 (5.13%) EMC
8 2 (5.13%) F5
9 1 (2.56%) AppSense
9 1 (2.56%) Altiris
9 1 (2.56%) Avaya
9 1 (2.56%) BMC
9 1 (2.56%) Remedy
9 1 (2.56%) Sophos
9 1 (2.56%) Websense
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