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 22 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP)
Rank 388 393 351
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -42
Contract jobs citing MCITP 201 165 192
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.40% 0.35% 0.43%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.96% 1.95% 2.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 91 90
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £160 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £401
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 16 23
Average hourly rate £15.89 £16.25 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.24% -26.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.30 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £31.00 £35.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.77 £14.50 £21.75
% change year-on-year
+8.75% -33.33%
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
10264 8463 8084
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 20.59% 17.95% 18.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 6090 4810 4279
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 490 349 558
Average hourly rate £18.50 £18.00 £22.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% -21.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.63 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £39.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £22.90
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.58%

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 22 December 2014.

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 22 December 2014.

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 22 December 2014. 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
South East +9 70 £375 +11.52% 27
London +8 70 £325 -16.20% 28
East of England -7 17 £260 +13.66% 7
East Midlands +5 16 £475 +89.24% 9
West Midlands +3 12 £350 - 5
North West -6 8 £375 - 9
Yorkshire -9 5 £275 -5.17% 6
South West -29 5 £525 +87.50% 18
North East - - - - 3
MCITP
UK

MCITP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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.

1 377 (98.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 272 (71.02%) Windows
3 251 (65.54%) Microsoft
4 175 (45.69%) Active Directory
5 166 (43.34%) MCSE
6 148 (38.64%) ITIL
7 133 (34.73%) Windows Server 2008
8 123 (32.11%) VMware
9 111 (28.98%) Windows Server 2003
10 99 (25.85%) PowerShell
11 97 (25.33%) MS Exchange
12 91 (23.76%) HP
13 89 (23.24%) Security Cleared
14 88 (22.98%) DNS
15 86 (22.45%) MS Excel
15 86 (22.45%) MCTS
16 77 (20.10%) MCSA
17 76 (19.84%) SQL
17 76 (19.84%) Citrix
17 76 (19.84%) VMware Infrastructure
18 73 (19.06%) Cisco
18 73 (19.06%) SC Cleared
19 70 (18.28%) SQL Server
20 69 (18.02%) Cisco Certification
21 66 (17.23%) .NET
22 64 (16.71%) Exchange Server 2010
23 63 (16.45%) DHCP
23 63 (16.45%) Windows Server 2012
24 59 (15.40%) MCP
25 58 (15.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

MCITP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 97 (25.33%) MS Exchange
2 64 (16.71%) Exchange Server 2010
3 51 (13.32%) SharePoint
4 33 (8.62%) Exchange Server 2007
5 25 (6.53%) IIS
6 24 (6.27%) Exchange Server 2003
7 23 (6.01%) Lync
8 15 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2013
9 13 (3.39%) SharePoint 2010
10 10 (2.61%) Office Communications Server
11 7 (1.83%) WebSphere
11 7 (1.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 5 (1.31%) BizTalk Server
13 3 (0.78%) GroupWise
13 3 (0.78%) IBM Notes
13 3 (0.78%) Tomcat
13 3 (0.78%) SharePoint 2013
14 2 (0.52%) Lotus Domino
14 2 (0.52%) Live Communications Server
14 2 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 86 (22.45%) MS Excel
2 28 (7.31%) MS Office
3 2 (0.52%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.26%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 21 (5.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (2.61%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.26%) assyst
3 1 (0.26%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.26%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 15 (3.92%) Office 365
2 4 (1.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 88 (22.98%) DNS
2 63 (16.45%) DHCP
3 52 (13.58%) SAN
4 41 (10.70%) TCP/IP
5 36 (9.40%) Firewall
6 23 (6.01%) WAN
7 22 (5.74%) LAN
8 21 (5.48%) Wireless
9 16 (4.18%) Internet
10 11 (2.87%) VoIP
11 10 (2.61%) FTP
12 7 (1.83%) Network Security
13 6 (1.57%) iSCSI
13 6 (1.57%) PBX
13 6 (1.57%) NetScaler
14 5 (1.31%) NAS
14 5 (1.31%) Fibre Channel
14 5 (1.31%) VLAN
15 4 (1.04%) H.323
15 4 (1.04%) MGCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (18.28%) SQL Server
2 42 (10.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 32 (8.36%) SQL Server 2008
4 23 (6.01%) SQL Server 2005
5 20 (5.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 19 (4.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 13 (3.39%) SQL Server 2012
8 10 (2.61%) Data Warehouse
9 9 (2.35%) MySQL
10 7 (1.83%) Oracle Reports
10 7 (1.83%) Relational Database
11 6 (1.57%) OLAP
11 6 (1.57%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 6 (1.57%) RDBMS
12 4 (1.04%) OLAP Cube
12 4 (1.04%) Oracle Database
13 3 (0.78%) SAP HANA
13 3 (0.78%) OLTP
13 3 (0.78%) DTS
14 2 (0.52%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 17 (4.44%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (1.57%) QuickTest Pro
3 4 (1.04%) Visual Studio
4 3 (0.78%) MSI
4 3 (0.78%) InstallShield
4 3 (0.78%) Fiddler
5 2 (0.52%) AdminStudio
5 2 (0.52%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.26%) WinRunner
6 1 (0.26%) TestDirector
6 1 (0.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 49 (12.79%) Finance
2 13 (3.39%) Telecoms
3 11 (2.87%) Banking
4 5 (1.31%) Law
5 3 (0.78%) Back Office
5 3 (0.78%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.52%) Legal
6 2 (0.52%) Retail
6 2 (0.52%) Advertising
7 1 (0.26%) Publishing
7 1 (0.26%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.26%) Local Government
7 1 (0.26%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.26%) Marketing
7 1 (0.26%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.26%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 49 (12.79%) Support Engineer
2 47 (12.27%) Consultant
3 43 (11.23%) Analyst
4 35 (9.14%) Developer
5 32 (8.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 29 (7.57%) 3rd Line Support
7 26 (6.79%) Wintel Engineer
8 25 (6.53%) Administrator
9 24 (6.27%) Support Analyst
10 19 (4.96%) DBA
11 18 (4.70%) SQL DBA
11 18 (4.70%) CRM Developer
12 17 (4.44%) Server Engineer
13 16 (4.18%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
14 14 (3.66%) Systems Engineer
14 14 (3.66%) Field Engineer
15 13 (3.39%) Infrastructure Analyst
15 13 (3.39%) Desktop Support
16 12 (3.13%) Dynamics CRM Developer
17 11 (2.87%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (17.23%) .NET
2 56 (14.62%) HTML
2 56 (14.62%) XML
3 29 (7.57%) ASP.NET
4 24 (6.27%) JSP
5 21 (5.48%) WCF
6 19 (4.96%) Web Services
7 17 (4.44%) SOAP
8 14 (3.66%) Reactive Extensions
8 14 (3.66%) Managed Extensibility Framework
9 9 (2.35%) Software Packaging
9 9 (2.35%) Silverlight
10 5 (1.31%) .NET Framework
11 4 (1.04%) Application Packaging
11 4 (1.04%) LAMP
11 4 (1.04%) jQuery
12 2 (0.52%) REST
12 2 (0.52%) Windows Identity Foundation
12 2 (0.52%) FastCGI
12 2 (0.52%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 44 (11.49%) Clustering
2 22 (5.74%) Blackberry
3 20 (5.22%) Replication
4 13 (3.39%) Thin Client
4 13 (3.39%) Fat Client
5 11 (2.87%) Computer Science
6 10 (2.61%) Smartphone
6 10 (2.61%) Smartcard
6 10 (2.61%) CMDB
7 9 (2.35%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (2.09%) Statistics
9 4 (1.04%) Management Information System
9 4 (1.04%) Mobile Banking
9 4 (1.04%) Video Conferencing
10 3 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (0.78%) AS400
10 3 (0.78%) Client/Server
10 3 (0.78%) PKI
11 2 (0.52%) SecurID
11 2 (0.52%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 272 (71.02%) Windows
2 133 (34.73%) Windows Server 2008
3 111 (28.98%) Windows Server 2003
4 63 (16.45%) Windows Server 2012
5 53 (13.84%) Linux
6 50 (13.05%) Windows 7
7 32 (8.36%) UNIX
8 21 (5.48%) Windows XP
9 17 (4.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 17 (4.44%) Windows Vista
10 10 (2.61%) Windows 2000 Server
11 8 (2.09%) Windows 2000
12 6 (1.57%) Windows 8
13 5 (1.31%) Solaris
13 5 (1.31%) Android
14 3 (0.78%) AIX
15 2 (0.52%) VMS
15 2 (0.52%) Mac OS
16 1 (0.26%) Apple iOS
16 1 (0.26%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 148 (38.64%) ITIL
2 47 (12.27%) Migration
3 44 (11.49%) High Availability
4 33 (8.62%) Project Management
5 28 (7.31%) Service Management
5 28 (7.31%) Security Testing
6 25 (6.53%) CRM
7 24 (6.27%) Agile Software Development
8 21 (5.48%) Customer Engagement
9 18 (4.70%) Disaster Recovery
9 18 (4.70%) Data Modelling
9 18 (4.70%) Knowledge Management
10 16 (4.18%) TDD
10 16 (4.18%) Validation
10 16 (4.18%) Performance Tuning
11 15 (3.92%) Workflow
11 15 (3.92%) Change Management
12 14 (3.66%) Business Intelligence
12 14 (3.66%) Incident Management
12 14 (3.66%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 99 (25.85%) PowerShell
2 76 (19.84%) SQL
3 44 (11.49%) VBScript
4 35 (9.14%) C#
5 28 (7.31%) JavaScript
6 18 (4.70%) T-SQL
7 12 (3.13%) VB
8 4 (1.04%) VB.NET
8 4 (1.04%) Python
8 4 (1.04%) C
8 4 (1.04%) Ruby
9 3 (0.78%) Perl
9 3 (0.78%) PHP
10 2 (0.52%) C++
10 2 (0.52%) Java
11 1 (0.26%) ABAP
11 1 (0.26%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 377 (98.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 166 (43.34%) MCSE
3 89 (23.24%) Security Cleared
4 86 (22.45%) MCTS
5 77 (20.10%) MCSA
6 73 (19.06%) SC Cleared
7 69 (18.02%) Cisco Certification
8 59 (15.40%) MCP
9 58 (15.14%) Degree
9 58 (15.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 42 (10.97%) CCNA
11 30 (7.83%) ISTQB
12 26 (6.79%) Citrix Certification
13 24 (6.27%) CCNP
13 24 (6.27%) A+ Certification
13 24 (6.27%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
14 20 (5.22%) CCA
15 18 (4.70%) DV Cleared
15 18 (4.70%) MCDST
16 16 (4.18%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.66%) QA
2 12 (3.13%) SLA
3 8 (2.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.78%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.78%) BS7799
5 2 (0.52%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 175 (45.69%) Active Directory
2 76 (19.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (8.88%) Hyper-V
4 33 (8.62%) XenApp
5 27 (7.05%) vSphere
6 16 (4.18%) VMware ESX
7 14 (3.66%) Microsoft App-V
8 10 (2.61%) ISA Server
9 6 (1.57%) XenDesktop
9 6 (1.57%) Forefront TMG
10 5 (1.31%) XenServer
10 5 (1.31%) NFS
11 4 (1.04%) Xen
12 3 (0.78%) Oracle RAC
13 2 (0.52%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 2 (0.52%) Terminal Services
14 1 (0.26%) MetaFrame
14 1 (0.26%) Terminal Server
14 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 1 (0.26%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 30 (7.83%) SCOM
2 29 (7.57%) SCCM
3 23 (6.01%) Backup Exec
4 8 (2.09%) WSUS
5 5 (1.31%) Norton AntiVirus
5 5 (1.31%) MIMEsweeper
5 5 (1.31%) MAILsweeper
6 4 (1.04%) WMI
6 4 (1.04%) HP SIM
6 4 (1.04%) FortiGate
6 4 (1.04%) HP Quality Center
6 4 (1.04%) SCSM
7 3 (0.78%) EdgeSight
7 3 (0.78%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 3 (0.78%) MOM
8 2 (0.52%) EMC NetWorker
8 2 (0.52%) Legato
8 2 (0.52%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (0.26%) SCVMM
9 1 (0.26%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 251 (65.54%) Microsoft
2 123 (32.11%) VMware
3 91 (23.76%) HP
4 76 (19.84%) Citrix
5 73 (19.06%) Cisco
6 26 (6.79%) Oracle
7 25 (6.53%) IBM
8 24 (6.27%) Red Hat
9 21 (5.48%) Symantec
9 21 (5.48%) EMC
10 20 (5.22%) Dell
11 18 (4.70%) Apple
12 14 (3.66%) NetApp
13 13 (3.39%) Juniper
14 12 (3.13%) Avaya
15 11 (2.87%) Sophos
16 10 (2.61%) CQG
16 10 (2.61%) Reuters
16 10 (2.61%) Bloomberg
17 9 (2.35%) SolarWinds
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