The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP)
Rank 196 197 209
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +12
Contract jobs citing MCITP 8 11 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.13% 0.19% 0.24%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.92% 1.18% 1.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 5
Average daily rate
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£349 £274 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.51% -33.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £169 £274 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £387 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.75% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £11.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.77 £14.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+8.75% -27.50%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Qualifications Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
871 930 1089
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 14.65% 15.77% 15.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 641 645 747
Average daily rate £435 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.35% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £563
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 19 63
Average hourly rate £17.98 £18.10 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.66% -23.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.79 £12.54
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.43 £34.50 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.12 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+26.94% -9.52%

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 29 July 2015.

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 29 July 2015, 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 22 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (81.82%) MCSE
3 17 (77.27%) Windows
4 16 (72.73%) Microsoft
5 12 (54.55%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (50.00%) Active Directory
6 11 (50.00%) ITIL
6 11 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (45.45%) VMware
8 9 (40.91%) SQL Server
8 9 (40.91%) VMware Infrastructure
9 8 (36.36%) Migration
10 7 (31.82%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (31.82%) MCSA
11 6 (27.27%) Cisco
11 6 (27.27%) NAS
11 6 (27.27%) Capacity Planning
11 6 (27.27%) SQL
11 6 (27.27%) SAN
11 6 (27.27%) Finance
11 6 (27.27%) Project Management
12 5 (22.73%) MS Excel
12 5 (22.73%) MS Exchange
12 5 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
13 4 (18.18%) Server Building
13 4 (18.18%) Citrix
13 4 (18.18%) Legal
13 4 (18.18%) SCCM
13 4 (18.18%) Banking
14 3 (13.64%) Clustering

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 5 (22.73%) MS Exchange
2 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (4.55%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (4.55%) Lync
3 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (22.73%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.55%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (4.55%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (27.27%) SAN
1 6 (27.27%) NAS
2 3 (13.64%) DNS
2 3 (13.64%) DHCP
3 2 (9.09%) TCP/IP
3 2 (9.09%) VPN
3 2 (9.09%) NetScaler
4 1 (4.55%) HTTPS
4 1 (4.55%) LAN
4 1 (4.55%) WAN
4 1 (4.55%) Intranet
4 1 (4.55%) Firewall
4 1 (4.55%) VLAN
4 1 (4.55%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (40.91%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (9.09%) Spotfire
2 2 (9.09%) QlikView
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (4.55%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Fiddler
General
1 6 (27.27%) Finance
2 4 (18.18%) Legal
2 4 (18.18%) Banking
3 2 (9.09%) Law
3 2 (9.09%) Back Office
4 1 (4.55%) Retail
4 1 (4.55%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Server Engineer
2 6 (27.27%) Windows Server Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Business Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Consultant
4 2 (9.09%) Support Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Business Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Analyst Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 2 (9.09%) IT Support
5 1 (4.55%) Designer
5 1 (4.55%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Exchange Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Designer
5 1 (4.55%) Wintel Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Information Security Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Support Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) .NET
1 2 (9.09%) XML
1 2 (9.09%) MDX
2 1 (4.55%) Application Packaging
2 1 (4.55%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (13.64%) Clustering
3 2 (9.09%) Visualisation
4 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 17 (77.27%) Windows
2 12 (54.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (31.82%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (9.09%) Linux
5 2 (9.09%) Windows 7
6 1 (4.55%) Windows 8
6 1 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (4.55%) Windows XP
6 1 (4.55%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (50.00%) ITIL
2 8 (36.36%) Migration
3 6 (27.27%) Project Management
3 6 (27.27%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (18.18%) Server Building
5 3 (13.64%) Validation
5 3 (13.64%) Analytics
5 3 (13.64%) Service Management
5 3 (13.64%) Regression Testing
5 3 (13.64%) CRM
6 2 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2
6 2 (9.09%) Service Delivery
6 2 (9.09%) ITIL V2
6 2 (9.09%) Programme Management
6 2 (9.09%) Dashboard Development
7 1 (4.55%) SDLC
7 1 (4.55%) Database Security
7 1 (4.55%) Information Security
7 1 (4.55%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (27.27%) SQL
2 3 (13.64%) C
3 2 (9.09%) R
3 2 (9.09%) XMLA
4 1 (4.55%) VBScript
4 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 22 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (81.82%) MCSE
3 7 (31.82%) MCSA
4 2 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (4.55%) MCTS
5 1 (4.55%) Degree
5 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
5 1 (4.55%) DV Cleared
5 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
5 1 (4.55%) CCEE
5 1 (4.55%) CCIA
5 1 (4.55%) CCNP
5 1 (4.55%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (4.55%) CCEA
5 1 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (4.55%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) SLA
2 1 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (4.55%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (40.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (13.64%) XenApp
3 3 (13.64%) VMware Server
4 1 (4.55%) XenDesktop
4 1 (4.55%) DFS Replication
4 1 (4.55%) Hyper-V
4 1 (4.55%) Terminal Server
4 1 (4.55%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (18.18%) SCCM
2 1 (4.55%) SCOM
2 1 (4.55%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 16 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 10 (45.45%) VMware
3 6 (27.27%) Cisco
4 4 (18.18%) Citrix
5 3 (13.64%) CommVault
6 2 (9.09%) TIBCO
6 2 (9.09%) Tableau
7 1 (4.55%) RightFax
7 1 (4.55%) AppSense
7 1 (4.55%) SolarWinds
7 1 (4.55%) Remedy
7 1 (4.55%) McAfee
7 1 (4.55%) Wyse
7 1 (4.55%) Red Hat
7 1 (4.55%) BMC