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 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP)
Rank 185 207 194
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -13
Contract jobs citing MCITP 22 15 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.37% 0.21% 0.35%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.38% 1.40% 2.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 13 19
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +20.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £185 £157
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £420 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £275 £325
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £13.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+19.23% -33.33%
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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
923 1071 967
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 15.42% 14.73% 13.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 681 738 665
Average daily rate £425 £420 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 25 37
Average hourly rate £14.50 £13.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.40% -28.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.75 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £42.25 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -23.40%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 33 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 23 (69.70%) Windows
3 19 (57.58%) Microsoft
4 13 (39.39%) ITIL
4 13 (39.39%) SQL Server
4 13 (39.39%) SQL
5 12 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (33.33%) PowerShell
7 10 (30.30%) Windows 7
8 9 (27.27%) MCSE
8 9 (27.27%) HP
9 8 (24.24%) Migration
9 8 (24.24%) VMware
9 8 (24.24%) Citrix
9 8 (24.24%) Active Directory
10 7 (21.21%) MS Excel
10 7 (21.21%) MS Exchange
10 7 (21.21%) Linux
10 7 (21.21%) Exchange Server 2010
11 6 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
11 6 (18.18%) SCOM
11 6 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
11 6 (18.18%) T-SQL
11 6 (18.18%) Oracle
11 6 (18.18%) Replication
11 6 (18.18%) Clustering
11 6 (18.18%) Finance
12 5 (15.15%) IBM
12 5 (15.15%) DHCP
12 5 (15.15%) DNS

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 7 (21.21%) MS Exchange
1 7 (21.21%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (9.09%) Tomcat
2 3 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 3 (9.09%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.03%) WorkSite
3 1 (3.03%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (3.03%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (3.03%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (21.21%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.03%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (9.09%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.15%) DHCP
1 5 (15.15%) DNS
2 4 (12.12%) SAN
2 4 (12.12%) TCP/IP
2 4 (12.12%) Firewall
3 3 (9.09%) VLAN
3 3 (9.09%) iSCSI
3 3 (9.09%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (6.06%) Wireless
4 2 (6.06%) VPN
4 2 (6.06%) Internet
5 1 (3.03%) 3G
5 1 (3.03%) OSPF
5 1 (3.03%) BGP
5 1 (3.03%) FTP
5 1 (3.03%) LAN
5 1 (3.03%) VoIP
5 1 (3.03%) WAN
5 1 (3.03%) NAS
5 1 (3.03%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (39.39%) SQL Server
2 5 (15.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (15.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (12.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (9.09%) Oracle Database
4 3 (9.09%) MySQL
5 2 (6.06%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (6.06%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (6.06%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (3.03%) Data Mining
6 1 (3.03%) OLTP
6 1 (3.03%) RDBMS
6 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
6 1 (3.03%) SQL CLR
Development Applications
1 3 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (18.18%) Finance
2 3 (9.09%) Law
2 3 (9.09%) Legal
3 2 (6.06%) Banking
3 2 (6.06%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (27.27%) Administrator
2 8 (24.24%) DBA
3 6 (18.18%) Analyst
3 6 (18.18%) SQL DBA
4 4 (12.12%) Developer
4 4 (12.12%) Deployment Engineer
4 4 (12.12%) Systems Administrator
4 4 (12.12%) Wintel Administrator
4 4 (12.12%) Wintel Systems Administrator
5 3 (9.09%) Support Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Oracle DBA
6 2 (6.06%) SQL Server DBA
6 2 (6.06%) Citrix Specialist
6 2 (6.06%) Server Specialist
6 2 (6.06%) Windows Server Specialist
6 2 (6.06%) SQL Developer
6 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Cisco Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.09%) LAMP
2 2 (6.06%) .NET
3 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.03%) Web Services
3 1 (3.03%) XML
3 1 (3.03%) Software Packaging
3 1 (3.03%) WCF
3 1 (3.03%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.18%) Replication
1 6 (18.18%) Clustering
2 3 (9.09%) Statistics
3 2 (6.06%) SecurID
3 2 (6.06%) Blackberry
4 1 (3.03%) Thin Client
4 1 (3.03%) Smartcard
4 1 (3.03%) Smartphone
4 1 (3.03%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (3.03%) Mathematics
4 1 (3.03%) CMDB
4 1 (3.03%) Fat Client
4 1 (3.03%) Data Integration
4 1 (3.03%) iPad
4 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 23 (69.70%) Windows
2 12 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (30.30%) Windows 7
4 7 (21.21%) Linux
5 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (12.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (3.03%) Windows Vista
8 1 (3.03%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (39.39%) ITIL
2 8 (24.24%) Migration
3 6 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (9.09%) Incident Management
4 3 (9.09%) Change Management
5 2 (6.06%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (6.06%) Scrum
5 2 (6.06%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (3.03%) Asset Management
6 1 (3.03%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (3.03%) Business Analysis
6 1 (3.03%) Benchmarking
6 1 (3.03%) Service Delivery
6 1 (3.03%) Data Modelling
6 1 (3.03%) ETL
6 1 (3.03%) Capacity Management
6 1 (3.03%) Data Transformation
6 1 (3.03%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (3.03%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 13 (39.39%) SQL
2 11 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 6 (18.18%) T-SQL
4 2 (6.06%) VBScript
4 2 (6.06%) C
4 2 (6.06%) C#
5 1 (3.03%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.03%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 33 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (27.27%) MCSE
3 5 (15.15%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (15.15%) MCTS
4 4 (12.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (12.12%) CCNA
4 4 (12.12%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (9.09%) MCP
5 3 (9.09%) RHCT
5 3 (9.09%) RHCE
6 2 (6.06%) IBM Certification
6 2 (6.06%) MCSA
6 2 (6.06%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (3.03%) MCDST
7 1 (3.03%) Degree
7 1 (3.03%) DV Cleared
7 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
7 1 (3.03%) NCDA
7 1 (3.03%) MCDBA
7 1 (3.03%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) ISO 9001
1 1 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 8 (24.24%) Active Directory
2 6 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (15.15%) XenApp
4 3 (9.09%) VMware ESX
4 3 (9.09%) NFS
5 2 (6.06%) Terminal Services
5 2 (6.06%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (6.06%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 2 (6.06%) Hyper-V
5 2 (6.06%) XenDesktop
6 1 (3.03%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (3.03%) vSphere
6 1 (3.03%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (18.18%) SCOM
2 4 (12.12%) SCCM
3 3 (9.09%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 3 (9.09%) MIMEsweeper
3 3 (9.09%) MAILsweeper
3 3 (9.09%) Backup Exec
4 1 (3.03%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 19 (57.58%) Microsoft
2 9 (27.27%) HP
3 8 (24.24%) Citrix
3 8 (24.24%) VMware
4 6 (18.18%) Oracle
5 5 (15.15%) IBM
6 4 (12.12%) SolarWinds
6 4 (12.12%) Cisco
7 3 (9.09%) Symantec
7 3 (9.09%) Sophos
7 3 (9.09%) NetApp
8 1 (3.03%) Veritas
8 1 (3.03%) Red Hat
8 1 (3.03%) CheckPoint
8 1 (3.03%) Reuters
8 1 (3.03%) Bloomberg
8 1 (3.03%) Juniper
8 1 (3.03%) CQG
8 1 (3.03%) TOWER Software
8 1 (3.03%) LANDesk