The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the City of London region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP)
Rank 185 203 196
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -7
Contract jobs citing MCITP 10 16 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.17% 0.23% 0.36%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.11% 1.46% 2.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 22
Average daily rate
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£274 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.69% +3.12%
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £11.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £16.09 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-9.88% -2.48%
Qualifications Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
902 1098 1056
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 15.64% 15.50% 13.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 627 743 688
Average daily rate £425 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 61 39
Average hourly rate £16.16 £23.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.95% +35.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.49 £51.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
MCITP
London

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 31 July 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 28 (70.00%) Windows
3 26 (65.00%) Microsoft
4 21 (52.50%) SQL Server
5 20 (50.00%) SQL
6 18 (45.00%) Citrix
6 18 (45.00%) MCTS
7 15 (37.50%) MCSE
7 15 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
8 14 (35.00%) Business Intelligence
9 13 (32.50%) MS Exchange
9 13 (32.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 13 (32.50%) VMware
10 12 (30.00%) MS Excel
10 12 (30.00%) Cisco
10 12 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2010
11 11 (27.50%) SQL Server 2008
11 11 (27.50%) Active Directory
12 9 (22.50%) Clustering
12 9 (22.50%) T-SQL
12 9 (22.50%) Exchange Server 2007
13 8 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 8 (20.00%) Data Integration
13 8 (20.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 8 (20.00%) Hyper-V
13 8 (20.00%) Data Transformation
13 8 (20.00%) ITIL
13 8 (20.00%) Data Modelling
13 8 (20.00%) ETL
13 8 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 13 (32.50%) MS Exchange
2 12 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (22.50%) Exchange Server 2007
4 8 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
5 7 (17.50%) SharePoint
6 6 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
7 5 (12.50%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (2.50%) IIS
Applications
1 12 (30.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.50%) WAN
1 7 (17.50%) SAN
2 6 (15.00%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (10.00%) Firewall
4 3 (7.50%) Extranet
5 2 (5.00%) DNS
5 2 (5.00%) DHCP
6 1 (2.50%) SNMP
6 1 (2.50%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.50%) SMTP
6 1 (2.50%) LAN
6 1 (2.50%) Internet
6 1 (2.50%) IMAP
6 1 (2.50%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (52.50%) SQL Server
2 13 (32.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 11 (27.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (20.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 8 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 8 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 8 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (5.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (5.00%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.50%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.50%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (2.50%) RDBMS
6 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Visual Studio
1 1 (2.50%) InstallShield
1 1 (2.50%) Visual Studio Team System
1 1 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (15.00%) Finance
2 2 (5.00%) Legal
3 1 (2.50%) Banking
3 1 (2.50%) Retail
3 1 (2.50%) Law
3 1 (2.50%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 10 (25.00%) Administrator
2 9 (22.50%) Developer
3 8 (20.00%) Senior Developer
3 8 (20.00%) SQL Developer
3 8 (20.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 8 (20.00%) Senior SQL Developer
3 8 (20.00%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
4 6 (15.00%) Senior Network Engineer
4 6 (15.00%) Network Engineer
5 5 (12.50%) SharePoint Administrator
6 3 (7.50%) Deployment Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (7.50%) Support Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Wintel Systems Administrator
6 3 (7.50%) Wintel Administrator
7 2 (5.00%) Windows Server Specialist
7 2 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (5.00%) DBA
7 2 (5.00%) Server Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.00%) jQuery
2 1 (2.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (2.50%) HTML
2 1 (2.50%) .NET
2 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.50%) CSS
2 1 (2.50%) Web Services
2 1 (2.50%) XML
2 1 (2.50%) XSL
2 1 (2.50%) .NET Framework
2 1 (2.50%) Software Packaging
2 1 (2.50%) WCF
2 1 (2.50%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 9 (22.50%) Clustering
2 8 (20.00%) Data Integration
3 6 (15.00%) EqualLogic
4 1 (2.50%) iPad
4 1 (2.50%) FMCG
4 1 (2.50%) Firmware
4 1 (2.50%) Replication
4 1 (2.50%) CESG
4 1 (2.50%) Statistics
4 1 (2.50%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 28 (70.00%) Windows
2 15 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (17.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (15.00%) Windows 7
5 5 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (7.50%) Linux
7 2 (5.00%) Windows XP
8 1 (2.50%) UNIX
8 1 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (35.00%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (20.00%) ITIL
2 8 (20.00%) Data Modelling
2 8 (20.00%) ETL
2 8 (20.00%) Data Transformation
3 5 (12.50%) Migration
3 5 (12.50%) Change Management
4 3 (7.50%) Service Delivery
5 2 (5.00%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (5.00%) Load Balancing
6 1 (2.50%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (2.50%) Data Migration
6 1 (2.50%) Data Protection
6 1 (2.50%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (2.50%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (2.50%) Asset Management
6 1 (2.50%) Project Planning
6 1 (2.50%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (2.50%) Validation
6 1 (2.50%) Benchmarking
Programming Languages
1 20 (50.00%) SQL
2 9 (22.50%) T-SQL
3 3 (7.50%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.50%) C#
4 1 (2.50%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.50%) VBScript
4 1 (2.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 40 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (45.00%) MCTS
3 15 (37.50%) MCSE
4 5 (12.50%) MCP
4 5 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (10.00%) MCSA
5 4 (10.00%) Citrix Certification
6 3 (7.50%) CCNA
6 3 (7.50%) CCA
6 3 (7.50%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (5.00%) CCNP
7 2 (5.00%) Security Cleared
8 1 (2.50%) IBM Certification
8 1 (2.50%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (2.50%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (2.50%) MCPD
8 1 (2.50%) SC Cleared
8 1 (2.50%) DV Cleared
8 1 (2.50%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) SLA
2 1 (2.50%) QA
2 1 (2.50%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 11 (27.50%) Active Directory
2 8 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 6 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (5.00%) vSphere
4 2 (5.00%) Forefront TMG
4 2 (5.00%) XenApp
4 2 (5.00%) ISA Server
5 1 (2.50%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (2.50%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (2.50%) VMware Server
5 1 (2.50%) XenServer
5 1 (2.50%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (2.50%) vCloud
5 1 (2.50%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (10.00%) SCOM
2 2 (5.00%) EMC NetWorker
2 2 (5.00%) SCCM
3 1 (2.50%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 26 (65.00%) Microsoft
2 18 (45.00%) Citrix
3 13 (32.50%) VMware
4 12 (30.00%) Cisco
5 7 (17.50%) Dell
6 6 (15.00%) SonicWALL
6 6 (15.00%) HP
7 3 (7.50%) SolarWinds
8 2 (5.00%) EMC
8 2 (5.00%) Oracle
9 1 (2.50%) F5
9 1 (2.50%) IBM
9 1 (2.50%) Juniper
9 1 (2.50%) Veritas
9 1 (2.50%) Red Hat
9 1 (2.50%) TOWER Software
City of London
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 8 days ago