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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP)
Rank 391 410 361
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -49
Contract jobs citing MCITP 192 150 157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.39% 0.31% 0.38%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.00% 1.62% 2.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 90 84
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£325 £295 £291
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.16% +1.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £154 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £458 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £332 £250 £248
% change year-on-year
+32.80% +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 16 14
Average hourly rate £22.00 £17.50 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.71% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.79 £13.25 £12.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £22.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.75 £13.25 £15.63
% change year-on-year
+116.98% -15.20%
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
9615 9239 7529
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 19.61% 19.34% 18.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 5560 5168 4036
Average daily rate £400 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £223 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £537 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 428 478 432
Average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £26.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -23.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.25 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £42.50 £48.04
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -28.00%

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 30 March 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 30 March 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 30 March 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
South East +34 77 £339 -1.36% 18
London +6 77 £325 +5.69% 28
West Midlands +4 17 £350 +64.70% 6
North West -27 6 £400 +77.77% 12
East Midlands -11 4 £325 -27.77% 4
South West -8 3 £488 +50.00% 8
Yorkshire -13 3 £200 -20.00% 9
Midlands - 3 £363 -
East of England -2 2 £250 - 1
North East - - - - 2
MCITP
UK

MCITP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 March 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.

1 385 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 274 (71.17%) Windows
3 253 (65.71%) Microsoft
4 208 (54.03%) Active Directory
5 151 (39.22%) MCSE
6 150 (38.96%) ITIL
7 136 (35.32%) VMware
8 135 (35.06%) Windows Server 2008
9 104 (27.01%) PowerShell
10 101 (26.23%) Cisco
11 96 (24.94%) Security Cleared
12 94 (24.42%) Windows Server 2003
13 89 (23.12%) DNS
14 87 (22.60%) MS Exchange
15 85 (22.08%) MCTS
16 84 (21.82%) SC Cleared
17 80 (20.78%) VMware Infrastructure
17 80 (20.78%) Windows Server 2012
18 77 (20.00%) Citrix
19 75 (19.48%) HP
20 71 (18.44%) MCSA
21 69 (17.92%) Windows 7
22 67 (17.40%) MS Excel
23 66 (17.14%) HTML
24 65 (16.88%) Cisco Certification
24 65 (16.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
25 63 (16.36%) SQL
26 62 (16.10%) DHCP
27 60 (15.58%) SQL Server
28 59 (15.32%) Degree

MCITP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 87 (22.60%) MS Exchange
2 47 (12.21%) Exchange Server 2010
3 42 (10.91%) SharePoint
4 24 (6.23%) Lync
5 21 (5.45%) Exchange Server 2007
6 18 (4.68%) Office Communications Server
7 17 (4.42%) Exchange Server 2013
8 15 (3.90%) IIS
9 13 (3.38%) Exchange Server 2003
10 9 (2.34%) IBM Notes
11 7 (1.82%) GroupWise
12 6 (1.56%) SharePoint 2010
12 6 (1.56%) SharePoint 2013
13 5 (1.30%) WebSphere
13 5 (1.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 5 (1.30%) SAS
14 4 (1.04%) Oracle Application Server
14 4 (1.04%) SharePoint Server
15 3 (0.78%) BizTalk Server
16 2 (0.52%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 67 (17.40%) MS Excel
2 33 (8.57%) MS Office
3 2 (0.52%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.26%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (1.82%) Oracle EBS
1 7 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.56%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (0.78%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 25 (6.49%) Office 365
2 10 (2.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.26%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 89 (23.12%) DNS
2 62 (16.10%) DHCP
3 52 (13.51%) SAN
4 43 (11.17%) Firewall
5 36 (9.35%) TCP/IP
6 32 (8.31%) Internet
7 26 (6.75%) WAN
8 25 (6.49%) LAN
9 20 (5.19%) NAS
10 15 (3.90%) VoIP
11 13 (3.38%) Wireless
12 11 (2.86%) NetScaler
13 10 (2.60%) FTP
14 8 (2.08%) POP3
14 8 (2.08%) SMTP
14 8 (2.08%) Network Security
14 8 (2.08%) IMAP
15 7 (1.82%) Intranet
15 7 (1.82%) PBX
16 6 (1.56%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (15.58%) SQL Server
2 24 (6.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 22 (5.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 22 (5.71%) SQL Server 2008
4 16 (4.16%) SQL Server 2012
5 15 (3.90%) Data Warehouse
6 12 (3.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 9 (2.34%) OLAP
8 8 (2.08%) Oracle Reports
9 7 (1.82%) QlikView
9 7 (1.82%) MySQL
9 7 (1.82%) OLAP Cube
10 4 (1.04%) Oracle Database
10 4 (1.04%) SQL Server 2005
10 4 (1.04%) Oracle OLAP
11 3 (0.78%) Spotfire
11 3 (0.78%) Relational Database
12 2 (0.52%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 2 (0.52%) OLTP
12 2 (0.52%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 8 (2.08%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (1.30%) Fiddler
3 4 (1.04%) Visual Studio
4 3 (0.78%) WinRunner
4 3 (0.78%) TestDirector
4 3 (0.78%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (0.26%) ClearQuest
5 1 (0.26%) MSI
5 1 (0.26%) StarTeam
5 1 (0.26%) ClearCase
General
1 42 (10.91%) Finance
2 13 (3.38%) Banking
3 11 (2.86%) Telecoms
4 9 (2.34%) Law
4 9 (2.34%) Legal
5 3 (0.78%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.52%) Back Office
6 2 (0.52%) Retail
6 2 (0.52%) Advertising
6 2 (0.52%) Publishing
6 2 (0.52%) Local Government
7 1 (0.26%) Marketing
7 1 (0.26%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 51 (13.25%) Consultant
2 46 (11.95%) Support Engineer
3 37 (9.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 32 (8.31%) Wintel Engineer
5 30 (7.79%) Analyst
6 29 (7.53%) Field Engineer
7 24 (6.23%) Server Engineer
7 24 (6.23%) 3rd Line Support
8 23 (5.97%) DBA
8 23 (5.97%) SQL DBA
9 21 (5.45%) Developer
10 20 (5.19%) Support Analyst
10 20 (5.19%) Test Specialist
11 19 (4.94%) Administrator
12 18 (4.68%) Desktop Support
13 17 (4.42%) Architect
14 16 (4.16%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
15 14 (3.64%) Systems Engineer
16 11 (2.86%) Help Desk Analyst
17 10 (2.60%) Help Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (17.14%) HTML
2 56 (14.55%) XML
3 55 (14.29%) .NET
4 33 (8.57%) ASP.NET
5 31 (8.05%) JSP
6 13 (3.38%) Web Services
7 8 (2.08%) WCF
8 7 (1.82%) SOAP
9 6 (1.56%) MDX
9 6 (1.56%) jQuery
10 5 (1.30%) Application Packaging
11 4 (1.04%) LAMP
11 4 (1.04%) Software Packaging
12 3 (0.78%) Reactive Extensions
12 3 (0.78%) Managed Extensibility Framework
12 3 (0.78%) .NET Framework
13 2 (0.52%) CSS
14 1 (0.26%) COM
14 1 (0.26%) ADO.NET
14 1 (0.26%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 35 (9.09%) Clustering
2 17 (4.42%) Blackberry
3 14 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (3.38%) Private Cloud
4 13 (3.38%) Fat Client
4 13 (3.38%) Thin Client
5 12 (3.12%) Replication
6 10 (2.60%) Smartcard
6 10 (2.60%) Smartphone
7 9 (2.34%) Computer Science
8 7 (1.82%) Management Information System
8 7 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (1.30%) Mobile Banking
9 5 (1.30%) Statistics
10 4 (1.04%) CMDB
10 4 (1.04%) CLARiiON
10 4 (1.04%) Enterprise Cloud
11 3 (0.78%) PKI
11 3 (0.78%) Visualisation
11 3 (0.78%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 274 (71.17%) Windows
2 135 (35.06%) Windows Server 2008
3 94 (24.42%) Windows Server 2003
4 80 (20.78%) Windows Server 2012
5 69 (17.92%) Windows 7
6 54 (14.03%) Linux
7 39 (10.13%) UNIX
8 15 (3.90%) Windows XP
8 15 (3.90%) Windows Vista
8 15 (3.90%) Windows 8
9 8 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (1.56%) Windows 2000 Server
11 4 (1.04%) Mac OS X
12 3 (0.78%) Windows 2000
12 3 (0.78%) AIX
13 2 (0.52%) Solaris
13 2 (0.52%) Android
14 1 (0.26%) CentOS
14 1 (0.26%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.26%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 150 (38.96%) ITIL
2 49 (12.73%) Migration
3 47 (12.21%) High Availability
4 44 (11.43%) Service Management
5 43 (11.17%) Project Management
6 36 (9.35%) Customer Engagement
7 33 (8.57%) Security Testing
8 29 (7.53%) Knowledge Management
9 28 (7.27%) Disaster Recovery
10 22 (5.71%) Test Scripting
11 21 (5.45%) Problem Management
12 18 (4.68%) PRINCE2
12 18 (4.68%) Performance Monitoring
13 16 (4.16%) Agile Software Development
14 15 (3.90%) Validation
14 15 (3.90%) Business Intelligence
15 13 (3.38%) Change Management
15 13 (3.38%) Capacity Planning
15 13 (3.38%) Performance Tuning
16 12 (3.12%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 104 (27.01%) PowerShell
2 63 (16.36%) SQL
3 46 (11.95%) VBScript
4 38 (9.87%) JavaScript
5 16 (4.16%) C#
6 11 (2.86%) C
7 9 (2.34%) T-SQL
8 4 (1.04%) VB.NET
9 3 (0.78%) R
9 3 (0.78%) VB
10 2 (0.52%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.52%) Python
11 1 (0.26%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.26%) Ruby
11 1 (0.26%) C++
11 1 (0.26%) Java
11 1 (0.26%) Perl
11 1 (0.26%) PHP
Qualifications
1 385 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 151 (39.22%) MCSE
3 96 (24.94%) Security Cleared
4 85 (22.08%) MCTS
5 84 (21.82%) SC Cleared
6 71 (18.44%) MCSA
7 65 (16.88%) Cisco Certification
7 65 (16.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 59 (15.32%) Degree
9 47 (12.21%) MCP
10 35 (9.09%) ISTQB
11 32 (8.31%) CCNA
12 30 (7.79%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
13 26 (6.75%) A+ Certification
14 24 (6.23%) Citrix Certification
15 20 (5.19%) ISEB
15 20 (5.19%) CCA
16 18 (4.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 17 (4.42%) CCEA
17 17 (4.42%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.38%) SLA
2 6 (1.56%) QA
3 1 (0.26%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.26%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 208 (54.03%) Active Directory
2 80 (20.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 43 (11.17%) Hyper-V
4 32 (8.31%) XenApp
5 23 (5.97%) vSphere
6 18 (4.68%) XenDesktop
7 11 (2.86%) VMware ESX
8 9 (2.34%) Microsoft App-V
9 6 (1.56%) Terminal Server
9 6 (1.56%) ISA Server
10 5 (1.30%) Xen
11 4 (1.04%) VMware Workstation
11 4 (1.04%) XenServer
11 4 (1.04%) Forefront TMG
12 3 (0.78%) VMware Server
13 2 (0.52%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 2 (0.52%) Terminal Services
14 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 1 (0.26%) Oracle RAC
14 1 (0.26%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 32 (8.31%) SCCM
2 31 (8.05%) SCOM
3 10 (2.60%) HP Quality Center
4 8 (2.08%) WMI
4 8 (2.08%) SCSM
5 7 (1.82%) Backup Exec
6 4 (1.04%) WSUS
6 4 (1.04%) EMC NetWorker
6 4 (1.04%) Legato
6 4 (1.04%) MOM
6 4 (1.04%) HP SIM
7 3 (0.78%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 3 (0.78%) SCDPM
7 3 (0.78%) McAfee ePO
7 3 (0.78%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.52%) DameWare
8 2 (0.52%) Netcool
8 2 (0.52%) SCVMM
8 2 (0.52%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 2 (0.52%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 253 (65.71%) Microsoft
2 136 (35.32%) VMware
3 101 (26.23%) Cisco
4 77 (20.00%) Citrix
5 75 (19.48%) HP
6 25 (6.49%) Oracle
7 22 (5.71%) Dell
7 22 (5.71%) NetApp
8 17 (4.42%) EMC
9 13 (3.38%) Red Hat
10 11 (2.86%) McAfee
11 10 (2.60%) CQG
11 10 (2.60%) Reuters
11 10 (2.60%) Bloomberg
11 10 (2.60%) IBM
11 10 (2.60%) Lotus
12 9 (2.34%) Avaya
12 9 (2.34%) Juniper
12 9 (2.34%) Red Gate
13 7 (1.82%) Novell
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