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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP)
Rank 187 214 196
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -18
Contract jobs citing MCITP 13 17 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.22% 0.23% 0.40%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.43% 1.53% 2.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 24
Average daily rate
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£333 £406 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.15% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £245 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £440 £454
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £275 £320
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -14.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £16.09 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-9.88% -2.48%
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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
906 1112 1057
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 15.38% 15.11% 13.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 626 777 699
Average daily rate £448 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.29% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £563
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 39 38
Average hourly rate £16.00 £22.69 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.48% +29.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.47 £14.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.74 £48.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -11.11%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 46 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 30 (65.22%) Microsoft
3 28 (60.87%) Windows
4 26 (56.52%) SQL Server
5 23 (50.00%) SQL
6 19 (41.30%) MCTS
7 17 (36.96%) Citrix
7 17 (36.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 16 (34.78%) Business Intelligence
8 16 (34.78%) MCSE
9 15 (32.61%) MS Excel
10 14 (30.43%) T-SQL
10 14 (30.43%) Windows Server 2008
11 13 (28.26%) SQL Server 2008
12 12 (26.09%) VMware
12 12 (26.09%) MS Exchange
12 12 (26.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 12 (26.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 11 (23.91%) Exchange Server 2010
13 11 (23.91%) Cisco
13 11 (23.91%) Active Directory
14 10 (21.74%) ITIL
14 10 (21.74%) SQL Server 2005
15 9 (19.57%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 9 (19.57%) Data Integration
15 9 (19.57%) Data Transformation
15 9 (19.57%) Data Modelling
15 9 (19.57%) ETL
15 9 (19.57%) Migration
16 8 (17.39%) Clustering

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (26.09%) MS Exchange
2 11 (23.91%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (17.39%) SharePoint
3 8 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2007
4 7 (15.22%) Exchange Server 2003
5 6 (13.04%) SharePoint 2010
6 5 (10.87%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (10.87%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (2.17%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (2.17%) IIS
Applications
1 15 (32.61%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.04%) SAN
2 5 (10.87%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (10.87%) WAN
3 4 (8.70%) Firewall
4 3 (6.52%) Extranet
5 2 (4.35%) DNS
5 2 (4.35%) DHCP
6 1 (2.17%) NAS
6 1 (2.17%) SNMP
6 1 (2.17%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.17%) Internet
6 1 (2.17%) SMTP
6 1 (2.17%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (56.52%) SQL Server
2 17 (36.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 13 (28.26%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (26.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (26.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 10 (21.74%) SQL Server 2005
6 9 (19.57%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 2 (4.35%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (4.35%) Oracle Database
8 1 (2.17%) Relational Database
8 1 (2.17%) SQL CLR
8 1 (2.17%) RDBMS
8 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (2.17%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.17%) Visual Studio Team System
2 1 (2.17%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.17%) InstallShield
General
1 6 (13.04%) Finance
2 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.17%) Banking
2 1 (2.17%) Retail
2 1 (2.17%) Law
2 1 (2.17%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (28.26%) Administrator
2 12 (26.09%) Developer
3 9 (19.57%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 9 (19.57%) SQL Developer
4 8 (17.39%) Senior Developer
4 8 (17.39%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
4 8 (17.39%) Senior SQL Developer
5 6 (13.04%) DBA
6 5 (10.87%) Network Engineer
6 5 (10.87%) Senior Network Engineer
6 5 (10.87%) Deployment Engineer
6 5 (10.87%) SharePoint Administrator
7 4 (8.70%) SQL DBA
8 3 (6.52%) Wintel Administrator
8 3 (6.52%) Wintel Systems Administrator
8 3 (6.52%) Systems Administrator
8 3 (6.52%) Support Engineer
9 2 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support
9 2 (4.35%) Server Specialist
9 2 (4.35%) Windows Server Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (15.22%) jQuery
2 2 (4.35%) .NET
2 2 (4.35%) ASP.NET
2 2 (4.35%) Web Services
2 2 (4.35%) XML
2 2 (4.35%) WCF
3 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (2.17%) Software Packaging
3 1 (2.17%) LINQ
3 1 (2.17%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 1 (2.17%) XSL
3 1 (2.17%) CSS
3 1 (2.17%) HTML
3 1 (2.17%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.57%) Data Integration
2 8 (17.39%) Clustering
3 5 (10.87%) EqualLogic
4 2 (4.35%) Replication
5 1 (2.17%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (2.17%) Statistics
5 1 (2.17%) FMCG
5 1 (2.17%) iPad
5 1 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.17%) Firmware
5 1 (2.17%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 28 (60.87%) Windows
2 14 (30.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (17.39%) Windows 7
4 6 (13.04%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (10.87%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (6.52%) Linux
7 2 (4.35%) Windows XP
8 1 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (2.17%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (34.78%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (21.74%) ITIL
3 9 (19.57%) Data Transformation
3 9 (19.57%) Data Modelling
3 9 (19.57%) ETL
3 9 (19.57%) Migration
4 8 (17.39%) Change Management
5 5 (10.87%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (6.52%) Service Delivery
7 2 (4.35%) Scrum
7 2 (4.35%) Load Balancing
7 2 (4.35%) Performance Monitoring
8 1 (2.17%) Data Migration
8 1 (2.17%) Data Protection
8 1 (2.17%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (2.17%) Unit Testing
8 1 (2.17%) Capacity Planning
8 1 (2.17%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (2.17%) CRM
8 1 (2.17%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 23 (50.00%) SQL
2 14 (30.43%) T-SQL
3 6 (13.04%) PowerShell
4 2 (4.35%) C#
4 2 (4.35%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.17%) VBScript
5 1 (2.17%) VB
Qualifications
1 46 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (41.30%) MCTS
3 16 (34.78%) MCSE
4 5 (10.87%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (10.87%) MCP
5 4 (8.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (8.70%) Citrix Certification
6 3 (6.52%) CCA
6 3 (6.52%) CCNA
6 3 (6.52%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (6.52%) MCSA
7 2 (4.35%) CCNP
7 2 (4.35%) Security Cleared
8 1 (2.17%) SC Cleared
8 1 (2.17%) DV Cleared
8 1 (2.17%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (2.17%) CCEA
8 1 (2.17%) IBM Certification
8 1 (2.17%) MCDBA
8 1 (2.17%) MCAD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) QA
2 1 (2.17%) SLA
2 1 (2.17%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 11 (23.91%) Active Directory
2 7 (15.22%) Hyper-V
3 6 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (4.35%) ISA Server
4 2 (4.35%) vSphere
4 2 (4.35%) Forefront TMG
4 2 (4.35%) XenApp
5 1 (2.17%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (2.17%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (2.17%) VMware Server
5 1 (2.17%) XenServer
5 1 (2.17%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (2.17%) vCloud
5 1 (2.17%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (8.70%) SCOM
2 2 (4.35%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (2.17%) SCCM
3 1 (2.17%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 30 (65.22%) Microsoft
2 17 (36.96%) Citrix
3 12 (26.09%) VMware
4 11 (23.91%) Cisco
5 6 (13.04%) HP
5 6 (13.04%) Dell
6 5 (10.87%) SonicWALL
7 3 (6.52%) SolarWinds
8 2 (4.35%) Oracle
8 2 (4.35%) EMC
9 1 (2.17%) F5
9 1 (2.17%) IBM
9 1 (2.17%) Juniper
9 1 (2.17%) Veritas
9 1 (2.17%) Red Hat
9 1 (2.17%) TOWER Software
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