The table below looks at the statistics for MCITP in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCITP over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP)
Rank 407 413 374
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -39
Contract jobs citing MCITP 179 171 148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.35% 0.34% 0.34%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.84% 1.77% 1.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 90 75
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£325 £315 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.17% +3.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £182 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £463 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £316 £225
% change year-on-year
+2.76% +40.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 27 16
Average hourly rate £22.88 £17.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.71% -20.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.80 £13.18 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.22 £22.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.75 £14.63 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+96.58% -26.87%
MCITP
UK

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

Qualifications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
9741 9671 7835
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 19.28% 19.50% 18.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 5592 5579 4212
Average daily rate £398 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £530 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 445 485 437
Average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.25 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £42.50 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -25.00%

MCITP
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

MCITP Jobs Demand Trend in England

MCITP
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

MCITP Daily Rate Trend in England

MCITP
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MCITP across the England region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015.

MCITP Daily Rate Histogram in England

MCITP
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

MCITP Hourly Rate Trend in England

MCITP
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MCITP across the England region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015.

MCITP Hourly Rate Histogram in England

MCITP
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015. 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
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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
London -38 69 £318 -2.30% 34
South East +17 67 £325 -7.27% 16
West Midlands -5 16 £343 +61.17% 7
North West -18 12 £400 +79.77% 14
East of England +2 5 £250 - 4
East Midlands -6 4 £305 -32.22%
Yorkshire -27 3 £200 -33.05% 10
Midlands - 2 £450 -
South West -3 1 £500 +53.84% 9
MCITP
UK

MCITP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

1 360 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 249 (69.17%) Microsoft
3 245 (68.06%) Windows
4 195 (54.17%) Active Directory
5 147 (40.83%) MCSE
6 136 (37.78%) ITIL
6 136 (37.78%) VMware
7 122 (33.89%) Windows Server 2008
8 106 (29.44%) Cisco
9 91 (25.28%) PowerShell
10 90 (25.00%) Security Cleared
11 81 (22.50%) DNS
11 81 (22.50%) MS Exchange
12 79 (21.94%) Windows Server 2003
12 79 (21.94%) MCTS
13 77 (21.39%) SC Cleared
13 77 (21.39%) VMware Infrastructure
14 76 (21.11%) Windows Server 2012
15 72 (20.00%) HP
15 72 (20.00%) Citrix
16 70 (19.44%) MS Excel
17 69 (19.17%) Cisco Certification
18 66 (18.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
19 64 (17.78%) MCSA
20 63 (17.50%) Windows 7
21 62 (17.22%) HTML
22 59 (16.39%) .NET
23 58 (16.11%) SQL
24 57 (15.83%) SQL Server
25 56 (15.56%) Degree

MCITP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 81 (22.50%) MS Exchange
2 36 (10.00%) SharePoint
3 35 (9.72%) Exchange Server 2010
4 21 (5.83%) Lync
5 17 (4.72%) Exchange Server 2007
6 16 (4.44%) IIS
7 15 (4.17%) Office Communications Server
8 13 (3.61%) Exchange Server 2013
9 12 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2003
10 9 (2.50%) IBM Notes
11 7 (1.94%) GroupWise
11 7 (1.94%) SharePoint 2010
12 6 (1.67%) SharePoint 2013
13 5 (1.39%) SAS
14 4 (1.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 4 (1.11%) Oracle Application Server
14 4 (1.11%) SharePoint Server
15 3 (0.83%) WebSphere
15 3 (0.83%) BizTalk Server
16 2 (0.56%) Live Communications Server
Applications
1 70 (19.44%) MS Excel
2 26 (7.22%) MS Office
3 1 (0.28%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 14 (3.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.94%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (1.67%) Oracle Applications
4 3 (0.83%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 22 (6.11%) Office 365
2 16 (4.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.56%) IaaS
4 1 (0.28%) Mimecast
4 1 (0.28%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.28%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.28%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 81 (22.50%) DNS
2 53 (14.72%) DHCP
3 52 (14.44%) SAN
4 39 (10.83%) Firewall
5 32 (8.89%) TCP/IP
6 26 (7.22%) Internet
7 25 (6.94%) WAN
8 24 (6.67%) LAN
9 18 (5.00%) NAS
10 13 (3.61%) VoIP
11 11 (3.06%) NetScaler
12 9 (2.50%) Network Security
13 8 (2.22%) Wireless
13 8 (2.22%) Intranet
13 8 (2.22%) VLAN
13 8 (2.22%) IMAP
13 8 (2.22%) POP3
13 8 (2.22%) SMTP
14 5 (1.39%) PBX
14 5 (1.39%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (15.83%) SQL Server
2 22 (6.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 20 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
4 19 (5.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 14 (3.89%) SQL Server 2012
5 14 (3.89%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (2.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 8 (2.22%) MySQL
8 7 (1.94%) Oracle Reports
9 6 (1.67%) OLAP
9 6 (1.67%) QlikView
9 6 (1.67%) OLAP Cube
10 4 (1.11%) SQL Server 2005
10 4 (1.11%) Oracle OLAP
11 3 (0.83%) Spotfire
12 2 (0.56%) Oracle Database
13 1 (0.28%) Relational Database
13 1 (0.28%) Oracle Database 10g
13 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 1 (0.28%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 8 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (1.39%) Fiddler
3 3 (0.83%) Visual Studio
3 3 (0.83%) WinRunner
3 3 (0.83%) TestDirector
3 3 (0.83%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (0.28%) ClearQuest
4 1 (0.28%) MSI
4 1 (0.28%) StarTeam
4 1 (0.28%) ClearCase
General
1 38 (10.56%) Finance
2 15 (4.17%) Banking
3 11 (3.06%) Law
3 11 (3.06%) Legal
3 11 (3.06%) Telecoms
4 3 (0.83%) Local Government
5 2 (0.56%) Marketing
5 2 (0.56%) Financial Institution
5 2 (0.56%) Back Office
5 2 (0.56%) Advertising
5 2 (0.56%) Publishing
6 1 (0.28%) Retail
6 1 (0.28%) Billing
6 1 (0.28%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 37 (10.28%) Consultant
2 36 (10.00%) Support Engineer
3 33 (9.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 31 (8.61%) Analyst
5 29 (8.06%) Field Engineer
6 28 (7.78%) Server Engineer
7 26 (7.22%) Wintel Engineer
8 22 (6.11%) 3rd Line Support
8 22 (6.11%) Administrator
9 21 (5.83%) Test Specialist
10 20 (5.56%) Architect
10 20 (5.56%) Developer
11 18 (5.00%) DBA
11 18 (5.00%) SQL DBA
12 17 (4.72%) Desktop Support
13 16 (4.44%) Support Analyst
14 15 (4.17%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
15 14 (3.89%) Systems Engineer
16 10 (2.78%) Technical Architect
16 10 (2.78%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (17.22%) HTML
2 59 (16.39%) .NET
3 48 (13.33%) XML
4 36 (10.00%) ASP.NET
5 35 (9.72%) JSP
6 13 (3.61%) Web Services
7 7 (1.94%) SOAP
7 7 (1.94%) WCF
8 6 (1.67%) jQuery
8 6 (1.67%) Application Packaging
9 5 (1.39%) MDX
10 4 (1.11%) LAMP
11 3 (0.83%) .NET Framework
11 3 (0.83%) Software Packaging
11 3 (0.83%) Reactive Extensions
11 3 (0.83%) Managed Extensibility Framework
12 2 (0.56%) CSS
13 1 (0.28%) COM
13 1 (0.28%) ASP.NET 2.0
13 1 (0.28%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 32 (8.89%) Clustering
2 14 (3.89%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (3.61%) Private Cloud
4 11 (3.06%) Replication
4 11 (3.06%) Computer Science
5 10 (2.78%) Blackberry
6 9 (2.50%) PKI
7 8 (2.22%) Management Information System
8 7 (1.94%) Thin Client
8 7 (1.94%) Fat Client
9 6 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (1.39%) Smartphone
10 5 (1.39%) Smartcard
11 4 (1.11%) CLARiiON
11 4 (1.11%) CMDB
11 4 (1.11%) Enterprise Cloud
12 3 (0.83%) Mobile Banking
12 3 (0.83%) Hedge funds
12 3 (0.83%) Visualisation
12 3 (0.83%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 245 (68.06%) Windows
2 122 (33.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 79 (21.94%) Windows Server 2003
4 76 (21.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 63 (17.50%) Windows 7
6 53 (14.72%) Linux
7 43 (11.94%) UNIX
8 15 (4.17%) Windows XP
9 14 (3.89%) Windows 8
10 7 (1.94%) Windows Vista
11 5 (1.39%) Windows 2000 Server
12 4 (1.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (1.11%) Mac OS X
13 3 (0.83%) Windows 2000
13 3 (0.83%) AIX
14 2 (0.56%) VMS
15 1 (0.28%) HPUX
15 1 (0.28%) Solaris
15 1 (0.28%) Android
15 1 (0.28%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 136 (37.78%) ITIL
2 42 (11.67%) Project Management
3 40 (11.11%) Service Management
4 38 (10.56%) Migration
5 37 (10.28%) Security Testing
6 36 (10.00%) High Availability
7 33 (9.17%) Customer Engagement
7 33 (9.17%) Knowledge Management
8 26 (7.22%) Disaster Recovery
9 23 (6.39%) Test Scripting
10 19 (5.28%) Problem Management
10 19 (5.28%) CRM
11 18 (5.00%) Performance Monitoring
12 16 (4.44%) ITIL V3
13 15 (4.17%) PRINCE2
14 14 (3.89%) Business Intelligence
14 14 (3.89%) Agile Software Development
15 13 (3.61%) Incident Management
15 13 (3.61%) Capacity Planning
16 12 (3.33%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 91 (25.28%) PowerShell
2 58 (16.11%) SQL
3 41 (11.39%) JavaScript
4 37 (10.28%) VBScript
5 16 (4.44%) C#
6 11 (3.06%) C
7 7 (1.94%) T-SQL
8 4 (1.11%) VB.NET
9 3 (0.83%) R
10 2 (0.56%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.56%) VB
11 1 (0.28%) Java
11 1 (0.28%) Python
11 1 (0.28%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 360 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 147 (40.83%) MCSE
3 90 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 79 (21.94%) MCTS
5 77 (21.39%) SC Cleared
6 69 (19.17%) Cisco Certification
7 66 (18.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 64 (17.78%) MCSA
9 56 (15.56%) Degree
10 39 (10.83%) ISTQB
11 37 (10.28%) MCP
12 34 (9.44%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
13 33 (9.17%) CCNA
14 24 (6.67%) ISEB
14 24 (6.67%) Citrix Certification
15 21 (5.83%) A+ Certification
15 21 (5.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 19 (5.28%) CCA
17 17 (4.72%) CCEA
18 15 (4.17%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.61%) SLA
2 6 (1.67%) QA
3 2 (0.56%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.28%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 195 (54.17%) Active Directory
2 77 (21.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 44 (12.22%) Hyper-V
4 32 (8.89%) XenApp
5 24 (6.67%) vSphere
6 18 (5.00%) XenDesktop
7 10 (2.78%) VMware ESX
8 9 (2.50%) Terminal Server
9 6 (1.67%) Microsoft App-V
10 5 (1.39%) Xen
10 5 (1.39%) ISA Server
11 4 (1.11%) Terminal Services
11 4 (1.11%) VMware Workstation
11 4 (1.11%) XenServer
12 3 (0.83%) Forefront TMG
13 2 (0.56%) VMware Server
14 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 1 (0.28%) BitLocker
14 1 (0.28%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 29 (8.06%) SCCM
2 27 (7.50%) SCOM
3 10 (2.78%) HP Quality Center
4 8 (2.22%) WMI
4 8 (2.22%) SCSM
5 6 (1.67%) Backup Exec
6 4 (1.11%) Legato
6 4 (1.11%) MOM
6 4 (1.11%) WSUS
6 4 (1.11%) EMC NetWorker
7 3 (0.83%) McAfee ePO
7 3 (0.83%) HP SIM
7 3 (0.83%) NetBackup
7 3 (0.83%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 3 (0.83%) SCDPM
7 3 (0.83%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 2 (0.56%) Netcool
8 2 (0.56%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (0.56%) DameWare
8 2 (0.56%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 249 (69.17%) Microsoft
2 136 (37.78%) VMware
3 106 (29.44%) Cisco
4 72 (20.00%) Citrix
4 72 (20.00%) HP
5 30 (8.33%) NetApp
6 23 (6.39%) Oracle
7 18 (5.00%) Dell
8 17 (4.72%) EMC
9 10 (2.78%) Juniper
9 10 (2.78%) Lotus
10 9 (2.50%) Red Hat
10 9 (2.50%) McAfee
10 9 (2.50%) Red Gate
11 8 (2.22%) Symantec
12 7 (1.94%) AppSense
12 7 (1.94%) CheckPoint
12 7 (1.94%) Novell
12 7 (1.94%) Avaya
12 7 (1.94%) IBM
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Up to £420 per day 3 Months initially
Posted: 12 hours ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Talent International
Rate: £340 - £380 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Refreshing Recruitment
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Refreshing Recruitment
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £18 - £25 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Kent
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £240 - £270 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
North West
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
LA International
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £220 - £300 per annum + DOE
Posted: 26 days ago