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 September 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP)
Rank 180 206 197
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -9
Contract jobs citing MCITP 17 20 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.29% 0.28% 0.36%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.86% 1.85% 2.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 14 21
Average daily rate
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£375 £388 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% -1.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £259 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £425 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £275 £320
% change year-on-year
+32.36% -14.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.77 £14.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+12.64% -15.15%
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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
916 1084 1066
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 15.51% 14.94% 13.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 654 745 722
Average daily rate £425 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £263 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 28 36
Average hourly rate £14.50 £18.70 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.45% -6.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.75 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.49 £48.00 £39.54
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -28.57%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 40 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 26 (65.00%) Windows
3 24 (60.00%) Microsoft
4 22 (55.00%) SQL Server
5 20 (50.00%) SQL
6 15 (37.50%) MCSE
6 15 (37.50%) Citrix
7 14 (35.00%) ITIL
8 12 (30.00%) MS Exchange
8 12 (30.00%) VMware
8 12 (30.00%) MCTS
8 12 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2010
9 11 (27.50%) Clustering
9 11 (27.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 10 (25.00%) MS Excel
10 10 (25.00%) HP
10 10 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
11 9 (22.50%) PowerShell
11 9 (22.50%) Active Directory
11 9 (22.50%) Cisco
11 9 (22.50%) Business Intelligence
11 9 (22.50%) SAN
11 9 (22.50%) T-SQL
12 8 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 7 (17.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 7 (17.50%) SQL Server 2008
13 7 (17.50%) Hyper-V
13 7 (17.50%) VMware Infrastructure
13 7 (17.50%) Windows 7
13 7 (17.50%) Performance Tuning

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

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 12 (30.00%) MS Exchange
1 12 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 5 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
2 5 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
2 5 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (10.00%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (7.50%) Tomcat
4 3 (7.50%) SharePoint Server
4 3 (7.50%) WebSphere
5 1 (2.50%) WorkSite
5 1 (2.50%) IIS
5 1 (2.50%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 10 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (22.50%) SAN
2 5 (12.50%) WAN
2 5 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (10.00%) TCP/IP
3 4 (10.00%) Firewall
4 3 (7.50%) VLAN
4 3 (7.50%) DNS
4 3 (7.50%) DHCP
4 3 (7.50%) iSCSI
4 3 (7.50%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (5.00%) VPN
5 2 (5.00%) Internet
5 2 (5.00%) Extranet
6 1 (2.50%) 3G
6 1 (2.50%) IMAP
6 1 (2.50%) Wireless
6 1 (2.50%) VoIP
6 1 (2.50%) SNMP
6 1 (2.50%) SMTP
6 1 (2.50%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (55.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (27.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 7 (17.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (17.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (15.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (10.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 3 (7.50%) MySQL
8 2 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (5.00%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (5.00%) Oracle Database
9 1 (2.50%) Relational Database
9 1 (2.50%) SQL CLR
9 1 (2.50%) OLTP
9 1 (2.50%) RDBMS
9 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (2.50%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.50%) InstallShield
General
1 5 (12.50%) Finance
2 2 (5.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.50%) Law
3 1 (2.50%) Legal
3 1 (2.50%) Banking
3 1 (2.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (30.00%) Administrator
2 7 (17.50%) Developer
2 7 (17.50%) DBA
3 6 (15.00%) Analyst
4 5 (12.50%) Network Engineer
4 5 (12.50%) Senior Network Engineer
4 5 (12.50%) SQL DBA
4 5 (12.50%) SQL Developer
5 4 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 4 (10.00%) Deployment Engineer
5 4 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
5 4 (10.00%) Wintel Administrator
5 4 (10.00%) Wintel Systems Administrator
6 3 (7.50%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
6 3 (7.50%) Senior SQL Developer
6 3 (7.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 3 (7.50%) SharePoint Administrator
6 3 (7.50%) Senior Developer
6 3 (7.50%) Support Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.00%) jQuery
2 3 (7.50%) LAMP
3 2 (5.00%) .NET
4 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.50%) Web Services
4 1 (2.50%) XML
4 1 (2.50%) Software Packaging
4 1 (2.50%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (27.50%) Clustering
2 7 (17.50%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (12.50%) EqualLogic
3 5 (12.50%) Replication
4 4 (10.00%) Data Integration
5 2 (5.00%) Statistics
6 1 (2.50%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (2.50%) Mathematics
6 1 (2.50%) CMDB
6 1 (2.50%) FMCG
6 1 (2.50%) Blackberry
6 1 (2.50%) iPad
6 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 26 (65.00%) Windows
2 10 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (17.50%) Windows 7
4 6 (15.00%) Linux
5 4 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (7.50%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.50%) UNIX
7 1 (2.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (35.00%) ITIL
2 9 (22.50%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (17.50%) Migration
3 7 (17.50%) Performance Tuning
4 6 (15.00%) Change Management
5 4 (10.00%) Data Modelling
5 4 (10.00%) ETL
5 4 (10.00%) Data Transformation
6 3 (7.50%) Incident Management
7 2 (5.00%) Load Balancing
7 2 (5.00%) Scrum
7 2 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (5.00%) Service Delivery
7 2 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (2.50%) Capacity Management
8 1 (2.50%) Performance Monitoring
8 1 (2.50%) Asset Management
8 1 (2.50%) Systems Analysis
8 1 (2.50%) Business Analysis
8 1 (2.50%) Benchmarking
Programming Languages
1 20 (50.00%) SQL
2 9 (22.50%) T-SQL
2 9 (22.50%) PowerShell
3 2 (5.00%) C
3 2 (5.00%) C#
4 1 (2.50%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.50%) VBScript
4 1 (2.50%) VB
4 1 (2.50%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 40 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (37.50%) MCSE
3 12 (30.00%) MCTS
4 6 (15.00%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (10.00%) MCSA
5 4 (10.00%) MCP
5 4 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (7.50%) RHCE
6 3 (7.50%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (7.50%) CCNA
6 3 (7.50%) RHCT
7 1 (2.50%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (2.50%) IBM Certification
7 1 (2.50%) MOS
7 1 (2.50%) Degree
7 1 (2.50%) DV Cleared
7 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
7 1 (2.50%) NCDA
7 1 (2.50%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (2.50%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) QA
2 1 (2.50%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 9 (22.50%) Active Directory
2 7 (17.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (17.50%) Hyper-V
3 4 (10.00%) XenApp
4 3 (7.50%) NFS
4 3 (7.50%) VMware ESX
5 2 (5.00%) Terminal Services
6 1 (2.50%) ISA Server
6 1 (2.50%) Firmware
6 1 (2.50%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (2.50%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (2.50%) VMware Server
6 1 (2.50%) XenServer
6 1 (2.50%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (2.50%) vSphere
6 1 (2.50%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 4 (10.00%) SCOM
2 3 (7.50%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 3 (7.50%) MIMEsweeper
2 3 (7.50%) MAILsweeper
2 3 (7.50%) Backup Exec
3 2 (5.00%) SCCM
4 1 (2.50%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 1 (2.50%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 24 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 15 (37.50%) Citrix
3 12 (30.00%) VMware
4 10 (25.00%) HP
5 9 (22.50%) Cisco
6 5 (12.50%) Dell
6 5 (12.50%) SonicWALL
6 5 (12.50%) Oracle
7 4 (10.00%) SolarWinds
7 4 (10.00%) IBM
8 3 (7.50%) NetApp
8 3 (7.50%) Symantec
8 3 (7.50%) Sophos
9 1 (2.50%) TOWER Software
9 1 (2.50%) Veritas
9 1 (2.50%) Red Hat
9 1 (2.50%) LANDesk
9 1 (2.50%) Juniper
9 1 (2.50%) EMC
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