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 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP)
Rank 193 178 185
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +7
Contract jobs citing MCITP 7 33 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.13% 0.54% 0.34%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.87% 2.96% 2.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 24 8
Average daily rate
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£413 £338 £421
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -19.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £240 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £226
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +41.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 5
Average hourly rate - £22.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +100.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £15.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+39.68% -21.25%
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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
804 1113 958
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 14.48% 18.18% 14.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 620 817 636
Average daily rate £430 £415 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.61% -2.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £260 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 18 48
Average hourly rate £20.88 £22.00 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.11% -22.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.16 £13.96 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £37.40 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £22.13
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -18.64%

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 28 May 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 28 May 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 23 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (69.57%) Microsoft
2 16 (69.57%) Windows
3 15 (65.22%) MCSE
4 14 (60.87%) VMware
5 13 (56.52%) Active Directory
5 13 (56.52%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (52.17%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (52.17%) ITIL
6 12 (52.17%) SQL Server
7 10 (43.48%) VMware Infrastructure
8 9 (39.13%) Cisco
9 8 (34.78%) SAN
9 8 (34.78%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (34.78%) Project Management
9 8 (34.78%) Migration
10 6 (26.09%) Finance
10 6 (26.09%) MS Exchange
10 6 (26.09%) NAS
10 6 (26.09%) Capacity Planning
11 5 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
11 5 (21.74%) SQL
11 5 (21.74%) Citrix
11 5 (21.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 4 (17.39%) Degree
12 4 (17.39%) .NET
12 4 (17.39%) MCSA
12 4 (17.39%) XML
12 4 (17.39%) CRM
12 4 (17.39%) SharePoint

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

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 6 (26.09%) MS Exchange
2 4 (17.39%) SharePoint
3 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (4.35%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (4.35%) Lync
4 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 3 (13.04%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (4.35%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Office 365
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (34.78%) SAN
2 6 (26.09%) NAS
3 3 (13.04%) TCP/IP
3 3 (13.04%) Firewall
4 2 (8.70%) DHCP
4 2 (8.70%) VPN
4 2 (8.70%) DNS
4 2 (8.70%) NetScaler
5 1 (4.35%) HTTPS
5 1 (4.35%) LAN
5 1 (4.35%) WAN
5 1 (4.35%) Internet
5 1 (4.35%) VLAN
5 1 (4.35%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (52.17%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.04%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (8.70%) Spotfire
3 2 (8.70%) QlikView
4 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (4.35%) MySQL
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Fiddler
General
1 6 (26.09%) Finance
2 3 (13.04%) Banking
3 2 (8.70%) Back Office
3 2 (8.70%) Law
3 2 (8.70%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Server Engineer
2 6 (26.09%) Windows Server Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Developer
3 4 (17.39%) Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Analyst Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Business Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Support Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Business Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (8.70%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 2 (8.70%) CRM Developer
5 1 (4.35%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Technical Support
5 1 (4.35%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) .NET
1 4 (17.39%) XML
2 2 (8.70%) WCF
2 2 (8.70%) MDX
2 2 (8.70%) SOAP
2 2 (8.70%) Web Services
3 1 (4.35%) COM
3 1 (4.35%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (13.04%) Clustering
3 2 (8.70%) Visualisation
4 1 (4.35%) EqualLogic
4 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 16 (69.57%) Windows
2 13 (56.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (52.17%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (34.78%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (13.04%) Windows 7
5 3 (13.04%) Linux
6 1 (4.35%) Windows 8
6 1 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (4.35%) UNIX
6 1 (4.35%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (52.17%) ITIL
2 8 (34.78%) Project Management
2 8 (34.78%) Migration
3 6 (26.09%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (17.39%) CRM
4 4 (17.39%) Server Building
5 3 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (13.04%) Validation
5 3 (13.04%) Service Management
5 3 (13.04%) Regression Testing
6 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (8.70%) TDD
6 2 (8.70%) Programme Management
6 2 (8.70%) Service Delivery
6 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2
6 2 (8.70%) Data Modelling
6 2 (8.70%) ITIL V2
6 2 (8.70%) Analytics
7 1 (4.35%) Mentoring
7 1 (4.35%) Database Security
Programming Languages
1 5 (21.74%) SQL
2 2 (8.70%) C
2 2 (8.70%) C#
2 2 (8.70%) PowerShell
2 2 (8.70%) R
3 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
3 1 (4.35%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 23 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (65.22%) MCSE
3 5 (21.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (17.39%) Degree
4 4 (17.39%) MCSA
5 3 (13.04%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (13.04%) MCTS
6 2 (8.70%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (8.70%) CCEA
6 2 (8.70%) CCNP
6 2 (8.70%) CCNA
7 1 (4.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (4.35%) CCEE
7 1 (4.35%) CCIA
7 1 (4.35%) MCDBA
7 1 (4.35%) MCP
7 1 (4.35%) CISSP
7 1 (4.35%) CCA
7 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
7 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) SLA
2 1 (4.35%) QA
2 1 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (4.35%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (56.52%) Active Directory
2 10 (43.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (13.04%) XenApp
3 3 (13.04%) VMware Server
4 2 (8.70%) VMware ESX
4 2 (8.70%) XenDesktop
5 1 (4.35%) Hyper-V
5 1 (4.35%) DFS Replication
5 1 (4.35%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) SCCM
1 1 (4.35%) SCOM
Vendors
1 16 (69.57%) Microsoft
2 14 (60.87%) VMware
3 9 (39.13%) Cisco
4 5 (21.74%) Citrix
5 2 (8.70%) TIBCO
5 2 (8.70%) Tableau
6 1 (4.35%) RightFax
6 1 (4.35%) SolarWinds
6 1 (4.35%) Remedy
6 1 (4.35%) McAfee
6 1 (4.35%) EMC
6 1 (4.35%) Juniper
6 1 (4.35%) BMC
6 1 (4.35%) CommVault
6 1 (4.35%) NetApp
6 1 (4.35%) Red Hat
6 1 (4.35%) CheckPoint
6 1 (4.35%) Wyse
6 1 (4.35%) AppSense