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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP)
Rank 151 182 181
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -1
Contract jobs citing MCITP 3 14 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.086% 0.25% 0.50%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.58% 1.70% 2.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 11 25
Average daily rate £295 £450 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.44% +38.46%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £316
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +2.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £17.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -22.72%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.96 £21.50 £15.75
% change year-on-year
-35.05% +36.50%
MCITP
London

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
513 822 1139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 14.69% 14.95% 18.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 360 613 803
Average daily rate £450 £425 £423
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +0.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £200 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £564 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 14 17
Average hourly rate £21.78 £21.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.71% -4.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.75 £14.90 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £89.00 £34.80 £39.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

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
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 30 April 2016, 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 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (85.71%) MCSE
3 5 (71.43%) Windows
4 4 (57.14%) MS Exchange
4 4 (57.14%) MCTS
4 4 (57.14%) Office 365
5 3 (42.86%) Skype
5 3 (42.86%) Hyper-V
5 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
5 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
6 2 (28.57%) Server Virtualisation
6 2 (28.57%) Migration
6 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
6 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (28.57%) OneDrive
6 2 (28.57%) Yammer
6 2 (28.57%) VMware
6 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
6 2 (28.57%) MCSA
6 2 (28.57%) MCP
6 2 (28.57%) MS Office
7 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
7 1 (14.29%) ITIL
7 1 (14.29%) C#
7 1 (14.29%) .NET
7 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
7 1 (14.29%) IIS

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

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 4 (57.14%) MS Exchange
2 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
3 1 (14.29%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Office
2 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (57.14%) Office 365
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (28.57%) OneDrive
2 2 (28.57%) Yammer
3 1 (14.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) Skype
2 1 (14.29%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) CruiseControl
1 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (14.29%) TeamCity
1 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Office 365 Engineer
1 4 (57.14%) Support Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (28.57%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (28.57%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Applications Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Installations Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) IT Services Manager
3 1 (14.29%) IT Support
3 1 (14.29%) IT Support Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Service Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Service Support Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Support Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
1 1 (14.29%) WCF
1 1 (14.29%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
3 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 10
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 8
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Migration
1 2 (28.57%) Server Virtualisation
2 1 (14.29%) CRM
2 1 (14.29%) Database Mirroring
2 1 (14.29%) Escalation Management
2 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) ITSM
2 1 (14.29%) Network Management
2 1 (14.29%) Release Management
2 1 (14.29%) Service Management
2 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C#
1 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (85.71%) MCSE
3 4 (57.14%) MCTS
4 2 (28.57%) MCP
4 2 (28.57%) MCSA
5 1 (14.29%) CCNA
5 1 (14.29%) CCNP
5 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (14.29%) MCDBA
5 1 (14.29%) MCDST
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
1 3 (42.86%) Hyper-V
2 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) VMware