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 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP)
Rank 168 184 173
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -11
Contract jobs citing MCITP 17 11 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.33% 0.19% 0.50%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.85% 1.05% 3.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 9 18
Average daily rate
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£450 £240 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+87.50% -40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £216 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £525 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £249 £255
% change year-on-year
+40.70% -2.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 5
Average hourly rate £19.50 - £11.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.77 £14.00 £17.75
% change year-on-year
+12.64% -21.12%
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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
919 1045 923
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 17.95% 17.81% 15.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 683 689 617
Average daily rate £413 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £252 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £585 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £384 £351 £330
% change year-on-year
+9.39% +6.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 17 40
Average hourly rate £18.70 £25.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.20% -37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.03 £15.60 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £41.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -33.96%

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 3 March 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 3 March 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 35 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 25 (71.43%) Windows
3 24 (68.57%) Microsoft
4 18 (51.43%) VMware
5 17 (48.57%) MCSE
5 17 (48.57%) ITIL
6 16 (45.71%) SQL Server
6 16 (45.71%) Active Directory
6 16 (45.71%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (37.14%) VMware Infrastructure
8 12 (34.29%) Citrix
8 12 (34.29%) SQL
9 11 (31.43%) SAN
9 11 (31.43%) Windows 7
9 11 (31.43%) Windows Server 2012
10 10 (28.57%) Cisco
11 9 (25.71%) Windows Server 2003
11 9 (25.71%) Finance
12 8 (22.86%) Migration
12 8 (22.86%) MS Exchange
13 7 (20.00%) Firewall
13 7 (20.00%) XenApp
13 7 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 6 (17.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 6 (17.14%) MCTS
14 6 (17.14%) Exchange Server 2010
14 6 (17.14%) PowerShell
14 6 (17.14%) Project Management
14 6 (17.14%) SharePoint
14 6 (17.14%) .NET

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

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 8 (22.86%) MS Exchange
2 6 (17.14%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (17.14%) SharePoint
3 3 (8.57%) Tomcat
3 3 (8.57%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.86%) WorkSite
4 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.86%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (2.86%) Lync
4 1 (2.86%) IIS
4 1 (2.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (11.43%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.71%) MS Office
3 1 (2.86%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (8.57%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (5.71%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (2.86%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (31.43%) SAN
2 7 (20.00%) Firewall
3 5 (14.29%) DHCP
3 5 (14.29%) TCP/IP
3 5 (14.29%) DNS
3 5 (14.29%) NAS
4 4 (11.43%) Internet
5 3 (8.57%) Wireless
5 3 (8.57%) VLAN
5 3 (8.57%) VPN
5 3 (8.57%) LAN
5 3 (8.57%) Fibre Channel
5 3 (8.57%) WAN
5 3 (8.57%) iSCSI
6 2 (5.71%) VoIP
6 2 (5.71%) FTP
7 1 (2.86%) HTTPS
7 1 (2.86%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (2.86%) Network Security
7 1 (2.86%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (45.71%) SQL Server
2 6 (17.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (8.57%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (8.57%) MySQL
4 3 (8.57%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (8.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (5.71%) Spotfire
5 2 (5.71%) QlikView
6 1 (2.86%) Data Mining
6 1 (2.86%) OLTP
6 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (2.86%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (2.86%) MS Access
6 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
General
1 9 (25.71%) Finance
2 5 (14.29%) Law
3 4 (11.43%) Legal
3 4 (11.43%) Banking
4 1 (2.86%) Back Office
4 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (31.43%) Analyst
2 6 (17.14%) Developer
2 6 (17.14%) Support Analyst
3 5 (14.29%) Server Engineer
3 5 (14.29%) Windows Server Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) SQL DBA
4 3 (8.57%) DBA
4 3 (8.57%) Support Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (8.57%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Network Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Business Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Business Developer
5 2 (5.71%) SQL Server Developer
5 2 (5.71%) Senior Support Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) SQL Developer
5 2 (5.71%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Help Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (17.14%) .NET
2 4 (11.43%) XML
3 3 (8.57%) LAMP
4 2 (5.71%) MDX
4 2 (5.71%) WCF
4 2 (5.71%) SOAP
4 2 (5.71%) Web Services
5 1 (2.86%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) Replication
1 5 (14.29%) Clustering
1 5 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (11.43%) Blackberry
3 2 (5.71%) SecurID
3 2 (5.71%) Smartphone
3 2 (5.71%) Statistics
3 2 (5.71%) Thin Client
3 2 (5.71%) Smartcard
3 2 (5.71%) Fat Client
3 2 (5.71%) Visualisation
4 1 (2.86%) EqualLogic
4 1 (2.86%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.86%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 25 (71.43%) Windows
2 16 (45.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (31.43%) Windows 7
3 11 (31.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (25.71%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (14.29%) Linux
6 3 (8.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (5.71%) Windows Vista
8 1 (2.86%) Windows XP
8 1 (2.86%) Windows 8
8 1 (2.86%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (48.57%) ITIL
2 8 (22.86%) Migration
3 6 (17.14%) Project Management
4 5 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (11.43%) CRM
6 3 (8.57%) Service Management
6 3 (8.57%) Regression Testing
6 3 (8.57%) Incident Management
6 3 (8.57%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (5.71%) ITIL V2
7 2 (5.71%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (5.71%) Analytics
7 2 (5.71%) Validation
7 2 (5.71%) Business Analysis
7 2 (5.71%) Programme Management
7 2 (5.71%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (5.71%) TDD
7 2 (5.71%) Service Delivery
7 2 (5.71%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 12 (34.29%) SQL
2 6 (17.14%) PowerShell
3 4 (11.43%) C
3 4 (11.43%) C#
4 3 (8.57%) T-SQL
5 2 (5.71%) VBScript
5 2 (5.71%) VB.NET
5 2 (5.71%) R
Qualifications
1 35 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (48.57%) MCSE
3 7 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 6 (17.14%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (17.14%) MCTS
4 6 (17.14%) CCNA
5 5 (14.29%) MCP
6 4 (11.43%) MCSA
7 3 (8.57%) RHCE
7 3 (8.57%) Degree
7 3 (8.57%) RHCT
8 2 (5.71%) MCDST
8 2 (5.71%) Security Cleared
8 2 (5.71%) A+ Certification
8 2 (5.71%) CCNP
8 2 (5.71%) CCA
8 2 (5.71%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (2.86%) CCEA
9 1 (2.86%) CISSP
9 1 (2.86%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) SLA
2 1 (2.86%) QA
System Software
1 16 (45.71%) Active Directory
2 13 (37.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (20.00%) XenApp
4 5 (14.29%) VMware ESX
5 3 (8.57%) XenDesktop
5 3 (8.57%) NFS
6 2 (5.71%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 2 (5.71%) VMware Server
7 1 (2.86%) Hyper-V
7 1 (2.86%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (2.86%) Terminal Services
7 1 (2.86%) ISA Server
7 1 (2.86%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 4 (11.43%) Backup Exec
1 4 (11.43%) SCCM
2 3 (8.57%) SCOM
2 3 (8.57%) MIMEsweeper
2 3 (8.57%) MAILsweeper
2 3 (8.57%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 2 (5.71%) EdgeSight
4 1 (2.86%) FortiGate
4 1 (2.86%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 24 (68.57%) Microsoft
2 18 (51.43%) VMware
3 12 (34.29%) Citrix
4 10 (28.57%) Cisco
5 4 (11.43%) IBM
5 4 (11.43%) NetApp
5 4 (11.43%) Symantec
5 4 (11.43%) Oracle
6 3 (8.57%) Sophos
6 3 (8.57%) HP
7 2 (5.71%) Juniper
7 2 (5.71%) CQG
7 2 (5.71%) CheckPoint
7 2 (5.71%) TIBCO
7 2 (5.71%) Reuters
7 2 (5.71%) Bloomberg
7 2 (5.71%) SolarWinds
7 2 (5.71%) Tableau
8 1 (2.86%) RightFax
8 1 (2.86%) LANDesk