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 24 August 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.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP)
Rank 549 487 410
Rank change year-on-year
-62 -77
Contract jobs citing MCITP 84 148 202
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.17% 0.28% 0.40%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.81% 1.44% 2.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 76 127
Median daily rate £358 £336 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.54% +3.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £120 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £443 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.22% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 13 13
Median hourly rate £12.50 £15.77 £15.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.73% +4.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £14.50 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.50 £32.05 £21.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £15.77 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+10.97% +8.75%
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
10393 10246 9450
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 20.54% 19.34% 18.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 6529 6246 5412
Median daily rate £413 £400 £387
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £378 £355
% change year-on-year
-0.66% +6.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 351 492 409
Median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.44% +18.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +18.42%

MCITP
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing MCITP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 24 August 2016.

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 24 August 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MCITP within the England region over the 3 months to 24 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +3 30 £425 +60.37% 13
East of England +17 24 £410 +64.00% 1
South East -4 14 £350 -6.66% 14
North East - 7 £330 -
Yorkshire -27 3 £78 -80.62% 3
South West +9 2 - - 2
North West -3 2 £210 -44.00% 5
West Midlands -34 2 - - 1
MCITP
UK

MCITP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing MCITP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for MCITP.

1 182 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 139 (76.37%) Microsoft
3 115 (63.19%) Windows
4 97 (53.30%) Active Directory
5 75 (41.21%) PowerShell
6 69 (37.91%) MCTS
7 67 (36.81%) Windows Server
8 66 (36.26%) MCSE
9 62 (34.07%) ITIL
10 56 (30.77%) SQL
11 52 (28.57%) VMware
12 51 (28.02%) SQL Server
13 49 (26.92%) DNS
14 47 (25.82%) Windows Server 2012
15 44 (24.18%) Migration
16 38 (20.88%) SharePoint
17 36 (19.78%) Security Cleared
17 36 (19.78%) Windows Server 2008
18 35 (19.23%) MS Excel
18 35 (19.23%) MS Exchange
19 34 (18.68%) .NET
19 34 (18.68%) Office 365
20 33 (18.13%) MCSA
21 32 (17.58%) VBScript
21 32 (17.58%) HP
22 30 (16.48%) Degree
23 29 (15.93%) Firewall
24 28 (15.38%) Citrix
24 28 (15.38%) Cisco
24 28 (15.38%) C#

MCITP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 38 (20.88%) SharePoint
2 35 (19.23%) MS Exchange
3 22 (12.09%) Exchange Server 2010
4 18 (9.89%) Exchange Server 2013
5 17 (9.34%) IIS
6 10 (5.49%) SharePoint 2013
6 10 (5.49%) Skype for Business
7 8 (4.40%) SharePoint 2010
8 7 (3.85%) Apache
8 7 (3.85%) JBoss
8 7 (3.85%) Tomcat
9 5 (2.75%) MS Project Server
10 4 (2.20%) BizTalk Server
10 4 (2.20%) Exchange Server 2003
10 4 (2.20%) Exchange Server 2007
11 3 (1.65%) SharePoint Server
12 1 (0.55%) CMS
12 1 (0.55%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 35 (19.23%) MS Excel
2 28 (15.38%) MS Office
3 10 (5.49%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.55%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (6.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.55%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 34 (18.68%) Office 365
2 18 (9.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.20%) OneDrive
4 3 (1.65%) Yammer
5 2 (1.10%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (1.10%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.55%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.55%) IaaS
6 1 (0.55%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 49 (26.92%) DNS
2 29 (15.93%) Firewall
3 27 (14.84%) DHCP
4 16 (8.79%) Internet
4 16 (8.79%) SAN
4 16 (8.79%) TCP/IP
4 16 (8.79%) WAN
5 13 (7.14%) Skype
6 12 (6.59%) LAN
7 10 (5.49%) VPN
8 9 (4.95%) SSL
9 7 (3.85%) Kerberos
9 7 (3.85%) NetScaler
10 5 (2.75%) MPLS
11 3 (1.65%) Wi-Fi
11 3 (1.65%) Wireless
12 2 (1.10%) Broadband
12 2 (1.10%) Cisco Nexus
12 2 (1.10%) PBX
12 2 (1.10%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (28.02%) SQL Server
2 19 (10.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 18 (9.89%) SQL Server 2008
4 16 (8.79%) SQL Server 2012
5 13 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 11 (6.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 9 (4.95%) SQL Server 2005
8 8 (4.40%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (3.85%) MySQL
9 7 (3.85%) Oracle Database
10 6 (3.30%) Oracle Database 10g
10 6 (3.30%) Oracle Database 12c
11 5 (2.75%) SQL Server 2014
12 4 (2.20%) SQL Server 2000
13 3 (1.65%) Data Mining
13 3 (1.65%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 2 (1.10%) Azure SQL Database
14 2 (1.10%) DTS
14 2 (1.10%) NoSQL
14 2 (1.10%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 18 (9.89%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (4.40%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.55%) Fiddler
3 1 (0.55%) WiX
General
1 17 (9.34%) Finance
2 8 (4.40%) Banking
2 8 (4.40%) German Language
3 5 (2.75%) Local Government
4 3 (1.65%) French Language
5 2 (1.10%) Advertising
5 2 (1.10%) Back Office
5 2 (1.10%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.10%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.55%) Electronics
6 1 (0.55%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.55%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.55%) Marketing
6 1 (0.55%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 20 (10.99%) Developer
2 17 (9.34%) Analyst
3 14 (7.69%) DBA
4 13 (7.14%) Administrator
5 12 (6.59%) Architect
5 12 (6.59%) Support Engineer
6 11 (6.04%) Consultant
6 11 (6.04%) SQL DBA
7 10 (5.49%) Office 365 Engineer
8 9 (4.95%) CRM Developer
8 9 (4.95%) Field Engineer
8 9 (4.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 8 (4.40%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 7 (3.85%) Active Directory Engineer
10 7 (3.85%) Help Desk Engineer
10 7 (3.85%) Server Engineer
10 7 (3.85%) Wintel Engineer
11 6 (3.30%) SQL Developer
11 6 (3.30%) Support Analyst
11 6 (3.30%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (18.68%) .NET
2 25 (13.74%) HTML
3 18 (9.89%) ASP.NET
4 17 (9.34%) XML
5 7 (3.85%) LAMP
5 7 (3.85%) WCF
6 6 (3.30%) .NET Framework
6 6 (3.30%) CSS
6 6 (3.30%) jQuery
6 6 (3.30%) JSP
7 4 (2.20%) Managed Extensibility Framework
7 4 (2.20%) Reactive Extensions
7 4 (2.20%) SOAP
7 4 (2.20%) WAMP
7 4 (2.20%) Web Services
8 2 (1.10%) DCOM
9 1 (0.55%) LINQ
9 1 (0.55%) Razor View Engine
9 1 (0.55%) Windows Identity Foundation
9 1 (0.55%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 13 (7.14%) Data Centre
2 12 (6.59%) Clustering
2 12 (6.59%) Computer Science
3 7 (3.85%) Replication
3 7 (3.85%) Wiki
4 6 (3.30%) PMI
5 5 (2.75%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (2.75%) PKI
6 4 (2.20%) FlexPod
6 4 (2.20%) Mathematics
7 3 (1.65%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.10%) BYOD
8 2 (1.10%) Statistics
8 2 (1.10%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.55%) CLARiiON
9 1 (0.55%) EMC VNXe
9 1 (0.55%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.55%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.55%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.55%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 115 (63.19%) Windows
2 67 (36.81%) Windows Server
3 47 (25.82%) Windows Server 2012
4 36 (19.78%) Windows Server 2008
5 26 (14.29%) Linux
6 20 (10.99%) Windows 7
7 14 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
8 13 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 10 (5.49%) Unix
10 8 (4.40%) Solaris
10 8 (4.40%) Windows 10
10 8 (4.40%) Windows XP
11 7 (3.85%) Windows 8
12 3 (1.65%) Android
12 3 (1.65%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.55%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (34.07%) ITIL
2 44 (24.18%) Migration
3 16 (8.79%) Project Management
3 16 (8.79%) Service Management
4 15 (8.24%) High Availability
5 14 (7.69%) Workflow
6 13 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
6 13 (7.14%) Load Balancing
7 12 (6.59%) Capacity Management
8 11 (6.04%) Business Intelligence
8 11 (6.04%) CRM
8 11 (6.04%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (5.49%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (5.49%) Customer Engagement
10 9 (4.95%) Asset Management
10 9 (4.95%) Content Management
10 9 (4.95%) Performance Monitoring
10 9 (4.95%) Security Testing
10 9 (4.95%) TDD
10 9 (4.95%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 75 (41.21%) PowerShell
2 56 (30.77%) SQL
3 32 (17.58%) VBScript
4 28 (15.38%) C#
5 15 (8.24%) Java
5 15 (8.24%) JavaScript
5 15 (8.24%) T-SQL
6 8 (4.40%) C++
6 8 (4.40%) PHP
7 6 (3.30%) C
8 5 (2.75%) VB
9 4 (2.20%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.10%) Python
10 2 (1.10%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 182 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 69 (37.91%) MCTS
3 66 (36.26%) MCSE
4 36 (19.78%) Security Cleared
5 33 (18.13%) MCSA
6 30 (16.48%) Degree
7 22 (12.09%) MCP
8 21 (11.54%) Cisco Certification
9 19 (10.44%) SC Cleared
10 15 (8.24%) DV Cleared
11 13 (7.14%) MCDST
12 12 (6.59%) CCNA
12 12 (6.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 11 (6.04%) A+ Certification
14 9 (4.95%) ISTQB
14 9 (4.95%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
15 8 (4.40%) CCNP
15 8 (4.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 8 (4.40%) RHCE
16 7 (3.85%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.75%) PCI DSS
2 3 (1.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.65%) SLA
3 2 (1.10%) QA
System Software
1 97 (53.30%) Active Directory
2 27 (14.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (8.79%) Hyper-V
4 13 (7.14%) XenApp
5 9 (4.95%) VMware ESX
6 8 (4.40%) vSphere
7 7 (3.85%) UAG
8 6 (3.30%) Oracle RAC
8 6 (3.30%) Virtual Servers
9 5 (2.75%) XenDesktop
10 2 (1.10%) BitLocker
10 2 (1.10%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (1.10%) Terminal Server
11 1 (0.55%) Firmware
11 1 (0.55%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (0.55%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 25 (13.74%) SCCM
2 18 (9.89%) SCOM
3 8 (4.40%) Puppet
4 7 (3.85%) Backup Exec
4 7 (3.85%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 7 (3.85%) Red Hat Satellite
5 5 (2.75%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 5 (2.75%) WMI
6 4 (2.20%) Microsoft Clustering
6 4 (2.20%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 4 (2.20%) SolarWinds Orion
6 4 (2.20%) WSUS
7 3 (1.65%) Failover Clustering
7 3 (1.65%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 3 (1.65%) SCVMM
8 2 (1.10%) Microsoft Intune
8 2 (1.10%) SCDPM
8 2 (1.10%) Simpana
9 1 (0.55%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.55%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 139 (76.37%) Microsoft
2 52 (28.57%) VMware
3 32 (17.58%) HP
4 28 (15.38%) Cisco
4 28 (15.38%) Citrix
5 14 (7.69%) Red Hat
6 13 (7.14%) NetApp
7 11 (6.04%) Oracle
8 10 (5.49%) IBM
9 8 (4.40%) Dell
9 8 (4.40%) Intel Security
10 7 (3.85%) Brocade
11 6 (3.30%) CheckPoint
11 6 (3.30%) SolarWinds
12 5 (2.75%) Veeam
13 4 (2.20%) 3PAR
13 4 (2.20%) Altiris
13 4 (2.20%) Avaya
13 4 (2.20%) Supermicro
14 3 (1.65%) CommVault
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