The table below looks at the statistics for MCITP in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCITP over the 3 months to 11 February 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.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP)
Rank 121 121 117
Rank change year-on-year
0 -4
Contract jobs citing MCITP 6 8 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.25% 0.31% 0.50%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.28% 2.01% 2.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 3
Average daily rate £403 £225 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+78.88% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £185 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £411 £265 £260
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £268
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +37.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Average hourly rate £150.00 £17.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+757.14% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +20.68%
MCITP
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the East of England region.

Qualifications Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
468 399 451
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 19.64% 15.59% 18.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 240 198 208
Average daily rate £365 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £180 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £351
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +6.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 45 32
Average hourly rate £42.50 £19.50 £18.55
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+117.94% +5.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.77 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £42.00 £38.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +20.00%

MCITP
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MCITP across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

MCITP Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

MCITP
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MCITP across the East of England region.

MCITP Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

MCITP
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MCITP across the East of England region.

MCITP Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

MCITP
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MCITP within the East of England region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Suffolk +3 5 £403 +130.00%
Essex - 1 - -
MCITP
England

MCITP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 16 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (87.50%) Microsoft
3 9 (56.25%) MCSE
4 8 (50.00%) ITIL
4 8 (50.00%) MS Excel
4 8 (50.00%) SCCM
5 7 (43.75%) Windows
5 7 (43.75%) Active Directory
6 6 (37.50%) Citrix
6 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (31.25%) Dynamics CRM
7 5 (31.25%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (31.25%) Windows 7
7 5 (31.25%) DNS
7 5 (31.25%) MS Exchange
7 5 (31.25%) DHCP
7 5 (31.25%) CRM
7 5 (31.25%) C#
7 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (31.25%) TDD
7 5 (31.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (25.00%) VMware
8 4 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (25.00%) Citrix Certification
8 4 (25.00%) Windows 8
8 4 (25.00%) SCOM
9 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (18.75%) Data Centre
9 3 (18.75%) PowerShell

MCITP
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 5 (31.25%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.25%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 8 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (18.75%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (31.25%) DHCP
1 5 (31.25%) DNS
2 3 (18.75%) Firewall
3 1 (6.25%) Ethernet
3 1 (6.25%) FCoE
3 1 (6.25%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (6.25%) iSCSI
3 1 (6.25%) SMS
3 1 (6.25%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (18.75%) MSI
General
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
1 3 (18.75%) Telecoms
2 2 (12.50%) Local Government
3 1 (6.25%) Back Office
3 1 (6.25%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Developer
2 3 (18.75%) Applications Specialist
2 3 (18.75%) CRM Developer
2 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Citrix Specialist
3 2 (12.50%) Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Desktop Support
3 2 (12.50%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (6.25%) Server Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Support
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (18.75%) Data Centre
2 2 (12.50%) VCE vBlock
3 1 (6.25%) Client/Server
3 1 (6.25%) Clustering
3 1 (6.25%) CMDB
3 1 (6.25%) Driving Licence
3 1 (6.25%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 7 (43.75%) Windows
2 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (31.25%) Windows 7
4 4 (25.00%) Windows 8
5 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (18.75%) Windows XP
6 1 (6.25%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) ITIL
2 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (31.25%) CRM
2 5 (31.25%) TDD
3 2 (12.50%) Configuration Management
3 2 (12.50%) Data Protection
3 2 (12.50%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (6.25%) Data Migration
4 1 (6.25%) Email Filtering
4 1 (6.25%) High Availability
4 1 (6.25%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (6.25%) Load Balancing
4 1 (6.25%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) C#
2 3 (18.75%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 16 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (56.25%) MCSE
3 4 (25.00%) Citrix Certification
4 3 (18.75%) MCSA
5 2 (12.50%) CCNA
5 2 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (12.50%) Degree
5 2 (12.50%) DV Cleared
5 2 (12.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (12.50%) MCTS
5 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
5 2 (12.50%) VCAP
5 2 (12.50%) VCP4
5 2 (12.50%) VCP5
5 2 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (6.25%) A+ Certification
6 1 (6.25%) CCA
6 1 (6.25%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (43.75%) Active Directory
2 4 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (12.50%) VMware ESX
3 2 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (12.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (50.00%) SCCM
2 4 (25.00%) SCOM
3 1 (6.25%) WSUS
Vendors
1 14 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 6 (37.50%) Citrix
3 4 (25.00%) VMware
4 3 (18.75%) Cisco
4 3 (18.75%) IBM