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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP)
Rank 174 179 178
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -1
Contract jobs citing MCITP 16 32 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.29% 0.49% 0.44%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.96% 2.74% 2.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 25 16
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£450 £325 £412
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% -21.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £240 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £463 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £225
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Average hourly rate £19.50 £22.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.36% +100.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £13.25 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+220.75% -26.38%
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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
817 1170 1005
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 15.02% 18.06% 15.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 611 811 648
Average daily rate £425 £415 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% -2.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 14 36
Average hourly rate £22.00 £22.00 £42.46
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -48.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.68 £17.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.45 £39.80 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -28.00%

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
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 17 April 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 17 April 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 25 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (72.00%) Microsoft
2 18 (72.00%) Windows
3 14 (56.00%) MCSE
3 14 (56.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (52.00%) Active Directory
4 13 (52.00%) VMware
5 12 (48.00%) SQL Server
5 12 (48.00%) ITIL
5 12 (48.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (36.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 9 (36.00%) Migration
7 8 (32.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (32.00%) Cisco
7 8 (32.00%) SAN
8 7 (28.00%) SQL
8 7 (28.00%) Project Management
9 6 (24.00%) Finance
9 6 (24.00%) MS Exchange
9 6 (24.00%) Citrix
9 6 (24.00%) Windows 7
10 5 (20.00%) NAS
10 5 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
10 5 (20.00%) SharePoint
10 5 (20.00%) .NET
10 5 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 5 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 4 (16.00%) XML
11 4 (16.00%) Data Warehouse

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (24.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (20.00%) SharePoint
3 3 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (4.00%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (4.00%) Lync
5 1 (4.00%) IIS
5 1 (4.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (4.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (4.00%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (32.00%) SAN
2 5 (20.00%) NAS
3 3 (12.00%) Firewall
3 3 (12.00%) DHCP
3 3 (12.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (12.00%) DNS
4 2 (8.00%) LAN
4 2 (8.00%) Internet
4 2 (8.00%) NetScaler
4 2 (8.00%) WAN
5 1 (4.00%) Wireless
5 1 (4.00%) VoIP
5 1 (4.00%) FTP
5 1 (4.00%) HTTPS
5 1 (4.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (48.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (16.00%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (16.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (12.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (8.00%) Spotfire
5 2 (8.00%) QlikView
5 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
6 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (4.00%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Fiddler
General
1 6 (24.00%) Finance
2 3 (12.00%) Banking
3 2 (8.00%) Law
3 2 (8.00%) Legal
4 1 (4.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 5 (20.00%) Developer
1 5 (20.00%) Analyst
1 5 (20.00%) Windows Server Engineer
1 5 (20.00%) Server Engineer
2 4 (16.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (12.00%) Support Analyst
3 3 (12.00%) Support Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) CRM Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Analyst Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Business Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Business Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) Network Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.00%) .NET
2 4 (16.00%) XML
3 2 (8.00%) MDX
3 2 (8.00%) WCF
3 2 (8.00%) SOAP
3 2 (8.00%) Web Services
4 1 (4.00%) COM
4 1 (4.00%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.00%) Blackberry
2 2 (8.00%) Clustering
2 2 (8.00%) Visualisation
3 1 (4.00%) EqualLogic
3 1 (4.00%) Smartphone
3 1 (4.00%) Fat Client
3 1 (4.00%) Replication
3 1 (4.00%) Thin Client
3 1 (4.00%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 18 (72.00%) Windows
2 14 (56.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (48.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (32.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (24.00%) Windows 7
6 1 (4.00%) Windows 8
6 1 (4.00%) UNIX
6 1 (4.00%) Windows Vista
6 1 (4.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (48.00%) ITIL
2 9 (36.00%) Migration
3 7 (28.00%) Project Management
4 5 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (16.00%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (16.00%) CRM
6 3 (12.00%) Service Management
6 3 (12.00%) Regression Testing
7 2 (8.00%) Validation
7 2 (8.00%) ITIL V2
7 2 (8.00%) Analytics
7 2 (8.00%) Service Delivery
7 2 (8.00%) Data Modelling
7 2 (8.00%) PRINCE2
7 2 (8.00%) Programme Management
7 2 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (8.00%) TDD
8 1 (4.00%) TOGAF
8 1 (4.00%) Business Analysis
8 1 (4.00%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 7 (28.00%) SQL
2 3 (12.00%) C#
3 2 (8.00%) C
3 2 (8.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (8.00%) R
3 2 (8.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (4.00%) VBScript
4 1 (4.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 25 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (56.00%) MCSE
3 5 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (12.00%) MCTS
4 3 (12.00%) Degree
4 3 (12.00%) MCSA
4 3 (12.00%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (8.00%) CCEA
5 2 (8.00%) CCNA
5 2 (8.00%) CCA
5 2 (8.00%) MCP
5 2 (8.00%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
6 1 (4.00%) CCEE
6 1 (4.00%) CCIA
6 1 (4.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (4.00%) A+ Certification
6 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
6 1 (4.00%) MCDST
6 1 (4.00%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) SLA
2 1 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 13 (52.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (36.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (12.00%) XenApp
4 2 (8.00%) XenDesktop
4 2 (8.00%) VMware ESX
4 2 (8.00%) VMware Server
5 1 (4.00%) Terminal Server
5 1 (4.00%) ISA Server
5 1 (4.00%) DFS Replication
5 1 (4.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (4.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (4.00%) SCCM
1 1 (4.00%) SCOM
1 1 (4.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 18 (72.00%) Microsoft
2 13 (52.00%) VMware
3 8 (32.00%) Cisco
4 6 (24.00%) Citrix
5 2 (8.00%) Juniper
5 2 (8.00%) TIBCO
5 2 (8.00%) SolarWinds
5 2 (8.00%) Tableau
6 1 (4.00%) RightFax
6 1 (4.00%) Reuters
6 1 (4.00%) Bloomberg
6 1 (4.00%) Symantec
6 1 (4.00%) Remedy
6 1 (4.00%) McAfee
6 1 (4.00%) CQG
6 1 (4.00%) Wyse
6 1 (4.00%) BMC
6 1 (4.00%) CommVault
6 1 (4.00%) NetApp
6 1 (4.00%) CheckPoint
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