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 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP)
Rank 184 196 180
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -16
Contract jobs citing MCITP 12 6 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.21% 0.090% 0.33%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.41% 0.59% 2.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 11
Average daily rate
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£435 £400 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.75% +9.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £260 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £513 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £11.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.77 £14.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+12.64% -36.36%
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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
850 1016 833
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 15.21% 15.28% 13.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 652 695 586
Average daily rate £413 £420 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.78% -1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £280 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £351 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 19 35
Average hourly rate £14.00 £17.00 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% -39.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.95 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.70 £41.53 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £22.90
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.58%

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 December 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 December 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 29 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (62.07%) Windows
3 16 (55.17%) Microsoft
4 13 (44.83%) SQL
4 13 (44.83%) SQL Server
5 11 (37.93%) ITIL
5 11 (37.93%) Windows 7
6 9 (31.03%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (31.03%) MCSE
7 8 (27.59%) Active Directory
7 8 (27.59%) Citrix
7 8 (27.59%) VMware
7 8 (27.59%) PowerShell
8 7 (24.14%) Performance Tuning
8 7 (24.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 7 (24.14%) T-SQL
9 6 (20.69%) MS Exchange
9 6 (20.69%) Firewall
9 6 (20.69%) Migration
9 6 (20.69%) Replication
9 6 (20.69%) Exchange Server 2010
9 6 (20.69%) VMware Infrastructure
9 6 (20.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 5 (17.24%) XenApp
10 5 (17.24%) MCTS
10 5 (17.24%) MS Excel
10 5 (17.24%) SAN
10 5 (17.24%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (17.24%) HP
10 5 (17.24%) CCNA

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 6 (20.69%) MS Exchange
1 6 (20.69%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (13.79%) SharePoint
3 3 (10.34%) WebSphere
3 3 (10.34%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.45%) IIS
4 1 (3.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (3.45%) WorkSite
4 1 (3.45%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (3.45%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (17.24%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.90%) MS Office
3 1 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (20.69%) Firewall
2 5 (17.24%) SAN
3 4 (13.79%) Internet
3 4 (13.79%) DHCP
3 4 (13.79%) TCP/IP
3 4 (13.79%) DNS
4 3 (10.34%) iSCSI
4 3 (10.34%) Fibre Channel
4 3 (10.34%) Wireless
4 3 (10.34%) VLAN
5 2 (6.90%) VPN
5 2 (6.90%) FTP
5 2 (6.90%) LAN
5 2 (6.90%) VoIP
5 2 (6.90%) WAN
6 1 (3.45%) 3G
6 1 (3.45%) OSPF
6 1 (3.45%) BGP
6 1 (3.45%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (3.45%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (44.83%) SQL Server
2 7 (24.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (20.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (13.79%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (13.79%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (13.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (10.34%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (10.34%) MySQL
6 1 (3.45%) SQL CLR
6 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database
6 1 (3.45%) Data Mining
6 1 (3.45%) OLTP
6 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (3.45%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (3.45%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (13.79%) Finance
2 3 (10.34%) Law
3 2 (6.90%) Legal
3 2 (6.90%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.45%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (24.14%) Analyst
2 6 (20.69%) Developer
2 6 (20.69%) DBA
2 6 (20.69%) SQL DBA
3 5 (17.24%) Administrator
4 4 (13.79%) Support Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) SQL Server Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) SQL Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Wintel Administrator
6 2 (6.90%) Wintel Systems Administrator
6 2 (6.90%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Deployment Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Citrix Specialist
6 2 (6.90%) Help Desk Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Support Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (6.90%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (6.90%) Network Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.79%) .NET
2 3 (10.34%) LAMP
3 2 (6.90%) WCF
3 2 (6.90%) Web Services
3 2 (6.90%) XML
4 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.45%) SOAP
4 1 (3.45%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.69%) Replication
2 4 (13.79%) Blackberry
3 3 (10.34%) Clustering
4 2 (6.90%) SecurID
4 2 (6.90%) Smartphone
4 2 (6.90%) Statistics
4 2 (6.90%) Fat Client
4 2 (6.90%) Thin Client
4 2 (6.90%) Smartcard
5 1 (3.45%) Data Integration
5 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.45%) Mathematics
5 1 (3.45%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 18 (62.07%) Windows
2 11 (37.93%) Windows 7
3 9 (31.03%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (13.79%) Linux
5 3 (10.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (6.90%) Windows Vista
7 1 (3.45%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (37.93%) ITIL
2 7 (24.14%) Performance Tuning
3 6 (20.69%) Migration
4 4 (13.79%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (10.34%) Change Management
5 3 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (10.34%) Incident Management
6 2 (6.90%) Scrum
6 2 (6.90%) Data Modelling
6 2 (6.90%) Business Analysis
7 1 (3.45%) Mentoring
7 1 (3.45%) ETL
7 1 (3.45%) CRM
7 1 (3.45%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (3.45%) Project Management
7 1 (3.45%) TDD
7 1 (3.45%) Systems Analysis
7 1 (3.45%) Unit Testing
7 1 (3.45%) Change Control
7 1 (3.45%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 13 (44.83%) SQL
2 8 (27.59%) PowerShell
3 7 (24.14%) T-SQL
4 4 (13.79%) C#
5 2 (6.90%) C
5 2 (6.90%) VBScript
5 2 (6.90%) VB.NET
6 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 29 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (31.03%) MCSE
3 5 (17.24%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (17.24%) CCNA
3 5 (17.24%) MCTS
4 4 (13.79%) MCP
5 3 (10.34%) RHCE
5 3 (10.34%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (10.34%) RHCT
5 3 (10.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (10.34%) Degree
6 2 (6.90%) MCDST
6 2 (6.90%) A+ Certification
6 2 (6.90%) MCSA
7 1 (3.45%) CCNP
7 1 (3.45%) CCDP
7 1 (3.45%) CCA
7 1 (3.45%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (3.45%) OCP
7 1 (3.45%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 8 (27.59%) Active Directory
2 6 (20.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (17.24%) XenApp
4 4 (13.79%) VMware ESX
5 3 (10.34%) NFS
6 2 (6.90%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 2 (6.90%) XenDesktop
7 1 (3.45%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (3.45%) Terminal Services
7 1 (3.45%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 4 (13.79%) Backup Exec
1 4 (13.79%) SCOM
2 3 (10.34%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 3 (10.34%) SCCM
2 3 (10.34%) MIMEsweeper
2 3 (10.34%) MAILsweeper
3 2 (6.90%) EdgeSight
4 1 (3.45%) FortiGate
4 1 (3.45%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 16 (55.17%) Microsoft
2 8 (27.59%) Citrix
2 8 (27.59%) VMware
3 5 (17.24%) HP
4 4 (13.79%) Oracle
4 4 (13.79%) IBM
4 4 (13.79%) Symantec
5 3 (10.34%) Sophos
5 3 (10.34%) SolarWinds
5 3 (10.34%) Cisco
5 3 (10.34%) NetApp
6 2 (6.90%) CQG
6 2 (6.90%) Reuters
6 2 (6.90%) Bloomberg
7 1 (3.45%) LANDesk
7 1 (3.45%) CheckPoint
7 1 (3.45%) Juniper