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 27 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP)
Rank 193 188 209
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +21
Contract jobs citing MCITP 8 14 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.15% 0.24% 0.27%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.01% 1.54% 1.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 11
Average daily rate
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£375 £330 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -17.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £274 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £460 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £335 £275
% change year-on-year
+11.94% +21.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.77 £15.77 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- -21.15%
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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
794 910 1112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 14.99% 15.47% 15.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 572 636 779
Average daily rate £425 £440 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.40% +3.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £274 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 15 38
Average hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £23.22
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -31.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.46 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.12 £31.67 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.91 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+13.00% -0.45%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 15 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (86.67%) MCSE
3 12 (80.00%) Windows
4 9 (60.00%) Microsoft
5 8 (53.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (46.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (40.00%) Active Directory
7 6 (40.00%) MCSA
8 5 (33.33%) SQL
8 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
8 5 (33.33%) VMware
8 5 (33.33%) Migration
9 4 (26.67%) Project Management
9 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
9 4 (26.67%) ITIL
10 3 (20.00%) VBScript
10 3 (20.00%) MS Exchange
10 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (20.00%) Finance
10 3 (20.00%) Legal
10 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 3 (20.00%) PowerShell
10 3 (20.00%) SCCM
11 2 (13.33%) VMware Server
11 2 (13.33%) NAS
11 2 (13.33%) XenApp
11 2 (13.33%) Analytics
11 2 (13.33%) Capacity Planning
11 2 (13.33%) Validation
11 2 (13.33%) Back Office

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 3 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (13.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) DHCP
1 2 (13.33%) DNS
1 2 (13.33%) SAN
1 2 (13.33%) NAS
2 1 (6.67%) NetScaler
2 1 (6.67%) Intranet
2 1 (6.67%) Firewall
2 1 (6.67%) VLAN
2 1 (6.67%) Network Security
2 1 (6.67%) HTTPS
2 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (6.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (6.67%) Spotfire
2 1 (6.67%) QlikView
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (6.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Fiddler
General
1 3 (20.00%) Legal
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Back Office
3 1 (6.67%) Law
3 1 (6.67%) Banking
3 1 (6.67%) Retail
3 1 (6.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (20.00%) Server Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Windows Server Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (13.33%) IT Support
3 1 (6.67%) Designer
3 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Technical Support
3 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (6.67%) Administrator
3 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Migration Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Analyst Developer
3 1 (6.67%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Business Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Business Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Technical Support
3 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) .NET
1 1 (6.67%) COM
1 1 (6.67%) Web Services
1 1 (6.67%) XML
1 1 (6.67%) Application Packaging
1 1 (6.67%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Clustering
2 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.67%) Visualisation
2 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (80.00%) Windows
2 8 (53.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (46.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (13.33%) Linux
6 1 (6.67%) Windows XP
6 1 (6.67%) Debian
6 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Migration
2 4 (26.67%) ITIL
2 4 (26.67%) Project Management
3 2 (13.33%) CRM
3 2 (13.33%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (13.33%) Analytics
3 2 (13.33%) Validation
4 1 (6.67%) Database Security
4 1 (6.67%) Server Building
4 1 (6.67%) SDLC
4 1 (6.67%) Dashboard Development
4 1 (6.67%) ITIL V2
4 1 (6.67%) SIEM
4 1 (6.67%) Change Control
4 1 (6.67%) Capacity Management
4 1 (6.67%) Data Analytics
4 1 (6.67%) Information Security
4 1 (6.67%) Programme Management
4 1 (6.67%) Data Analysis
4 1 (6.67%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) SQL
2 3 (20.00%) VBScript
2 3 (20.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (6.67%) R
3 1 (6.67%) XMLA
3 1 (6.67%) C
Qualifications
1 15 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (86.67%) MCSE
3 6 (40.00%) MCSA
4 1 (6.67%) CCNP
4 1 (6.67%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (6.67%) CCEA
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (6.67%) MCP
4 1 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (6.67%) MCTS
4 1 (6.67%) Degree
4 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
4 1 (6.67%) DV Cleared
4 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
4 1 (6.67%) CCEE
4 1 (6.67%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
1 1 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (6.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (13.33%) XenApp
3 2 (13.33%) VMware Server
4 1 (6.67%) Terminal Server
4 1 (6.67%) XenDesktop
4 1 (6.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) SCCM
2 1 (6.67%) SCOM
2 1 (6.67%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 9 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (33.33%) VMware
3 2 (13.33%) Cisco
3 2 (13.33%) Citrix
3 2 (13.33%) CommVault
4 1 (6.67%) Red Hat
4 1 (6.67%) TIBCO
4 1 (6.67%) Wyse
4 1 (6.67%) AppSense
4 1 (6.67%) Tableau