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 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP)
Rank 392 400 333
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -67
Contract jobs citing MCITP 188 169 212
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.36% 0.36% 0.46%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.76% 2.12% 2.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 106 95
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £156 £150 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £299 £325
% change year-on-year
+19.85% -8.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 18 19
Average hourly rate £15.64 £15.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.87% -29.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.05 £11.42 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.95 £31.00 £28.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.75 £15.50 £21.75
% change year-on-year
-4.83% -28.73%
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
10685 7972 8232
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 20.55% 17.08% 17.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 6100 4580 4336
Average daily rate £395 £378 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.63% -0.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £534 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £353
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -0.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 473 329 549
Average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £40.00 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -20.00%

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 November 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 27 November 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 27 November 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
London -22 66 £325 -15.47% 33
South East -11 56 £348 -0.57% 22
East of England -8 20 £355 +24.01% 10
North West +6 17 £400 +102.53% 14
East Midlands +3 13 £475 +163.88% 3
West Midlands -7 8 £350 +133.33% 10
Yorkshire -12 5 £275 -9.09% 3
South West -32 4 £350 -12.50% 11
North East - - - -
MCITP
UK

MCITP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 November 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.

1 384 (98.46%) Microsoft Certification
2 281 (72.05%) Windows
3 250 (64.10%) Microsoft
4 176 (45.13%) MCSE
5 167 (42.82%) Active Directory
6 144 (36.92%) Windows Server 2008
7 141 (36.15%) ITIL
8 122 (31.28%) VMware
9 120 (30.77%) Windows Server 2003
10 98 (25.13%) DNS
11 97 (24.87%) MS Exchange
12 94 (24.10%) HP
13 93 (23.85%) PowerShell
14 88 (22.56%) MCTS
15 85 (21.79%) MS Excel
16 81 (20.77%) SQL
16 81 (20.77%) SQL Server
17 80 (20.51%) Citrix
18 79 (20.26%) Security Cleared
19 76 (19.49%) VMware Infrastructure
20 74 (18.97%) DHCP
21 70 (17.95%) Exchange Server 2010
22 67 (17.18%) MCSA
23 66 (16.92%) Cisco Certification
24 65 (16.67%) .NET
25 64 (16.41%) Cisco
26 63 (16.15%) MCP
27 62 (15.90%) Windows 7
28 61 (15.64%) SC Cleared
29 59 (15.13%) SAN

MCITP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 (24.87%) MS Exchange
2 70 (17.95%) Exchange Server 2010
3 58 (14.87%) SharePoint
4 38 (9.74%) Exchange Server 2007
5 37 (9.49%) Exchange Server 2003
6 28 (7.18%) IIS
7 22 (5.64%) Lync
8 20 (5.13%) SharePoint 2010
9 15 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
10 8 (2.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 7 (1.79%) WebSphere
12 6 (1.54%) Office Communications Server
13 5 (1.28%) SharePoint 2013
13 5 (1.28%) BizTalk Server
14 3 (0.77%) Tomcat
15 2 (0.51%) Lotus Domino
15 2 (0.51%) SharePoint Server
15 2 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2000
16 1 (0.26%) WorkSite
16 1 (0.26%) GroupWise
Applications
1 85 (21.79%) MS Excel
2 33 (8.46%) MS Office
3 5 (1.28%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.77%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.26%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.26%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 21 (5.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.54%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (1.03%) SAP SD
4 3 (0.77%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 15 (3.85%) Office 365
2 7 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.51%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 98 (25.13%) DNS
2 74 (18.97%) DHCP
3 59 (15.13%) SAN
4 48 (12.31%) TCP/IP
5 36 (9.23%) Firewall
6 31 (7.95%) Wireless
7 23 (5.90%) WAN
8 22 (5.64%) LAN
9 15 (3.85%) Internet
10 10 (2.56%) FTP
11 9 (2.31%) VoIP
12 8 (2.05%) Network Security
13 7 (1.79%) NetScaler
14 6 (1.54%) NAS
14 6 (1.54%) iSCSI
15 5 (1.28%) Fibre Channel
16 4 (1.03%) PBX
16 4 (1.03%) MGCP
16 4 (1.03%) H.323
16 4 (1.03%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (20.77%) SQL Server
2 45 (11.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 35 (8.97%) SQL Server 2008
4 29 (7.44%) SQL Server 2005
5 19 (4.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 18 (4.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 11 (2.82%) SQL Server 2012
8 9 (2.31%) MySQL
9 8 (2.05%) Data Warehouse
10 7 (1.79%) Relational Database
11 6 (1.54%) RDBMS
11 6 (1.54%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 6 (1.54%) Oracle Database
12 4 (1.03%) Oracle Reports
12 4 (1.03%) OLAP
13 3 (0.77%) SAP HANA
13 3 (0.77%) OLTP
13 3 (0.77%) DTS
14 2 (0.51%) Data Mining
14 2 (0.51%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 18 (4.62%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (1.54%) QuickTest Pro
3 4 (1.03%) InstallShield
4 3 (0.77%) Fiddler
4 3 (0.77%) MSI
4 3 (0.77%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.51%) LoadRunner
5 2 (0.51%) AdminStudio
6 1 (0.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.26%) WinRunner
6 1 (0.26%) TestDirector
General
1 52 (13.33%) Finance
2 12 (3.08%) Banking
3 11 (2.82%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.03%) Law
4 4 (1.03%) Retail
5 3 (0.77%) Legal
5 3 (0.77%) Advertising
5 3 (0.77%) Financial Institution
5 3 (0.77%) Back Office
6 2 (0.51%) Front Office
7 1 (0.26%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.26%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.26%) Marketing
7 1 (0.26%) Publishing
7 1 (0.26%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 52 (13.33%) Analyst
2 50 (12.82%) Support Engineer
3 46 (11.79%) Consultant
4 34 (8.72%) Developer
5 33 (8.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 32 (8.21%) Administrator
7 28 (7.18%) Support Analyst
8 27 (6.92%) 3rd Line Support
9 22 (5.64%) Wintel Engineer
10 19 (4.87%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 18 (4.62%) Systems Engineer
11 18 (4.62%) DBA
11 18 (4.62%) Systems Administrator
11 18 (4.62%) CRM Developer
12 16 (4.10%) SQL DBA
13 14 (3.59%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
13 14 (3.59%) Server Engineer
14 12 (3.08%) Desktop Support
14 12 (3.08%) Field Engineer
15 11 (2.82%) Systems Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (16.67%) .NET
2 48 (12.31%) XML
3 45 (11.54%) HTML
4 22 (5.64%) ASP.NET
5 21 (5.38%) WCF
6 19 (4.87%) Web Services
7 17 (4.36%) Reactive Extensions
7 17 (4.36%) Managed Extensibility Framework
7 17 (4.36%) JSP
7 17 (4.36%) SOAP
8 13 (3.33%) Silverlight
9 9 (2.31%) Software Packaging
10 5 (1.28%) .NET Framework
11 4 (1.03%) EDI
11 4 (1.03%) LAMP
12 3 (0.77%) HTML5
12 3 (0.77%) jQuery
12 3 (0.77%) Application Packaging
13 2 (0.51%) ADO.NET
13 2 (0.51%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 48 (12.31%) Clustering
2 24 (6.15%) Replication
3 22 (5.64%) Blackberry
4 13 (3.33%) Fat Client
4 13 (3.33%) Thin Client
5 11 (2.82%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (2.56%) Smartcard
6 10 (2.56%) Computer Science
6 10 (2.56%) Smartphone
7 9 (2.31%) Statistics
7 9 (2.31%) CMDB
8 4 (1.03%) Video Conferencing
8 4 (1.03%) Mobile Banking
8 4 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (0.77%) Management Information System
9 3 (0.77%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.51%) Data Integration
10 2 (0.51%) SecurID
11 1 (0.26%) PDA
11 1 (0.26%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 281 (72.05%) Windows
2 144 (36.92%) Windows Server 2008
3 120 (30.77%) Windows Server 2003
4 62 (15.90%) Windows 7
5 57 (14.62%) Windows Server 2012
6 55 (14.10%) Linux
7 37 (9.49%) Windows XP
8 31 (7.95%) UNIX
9 19 (4.87%) Windows Vista
10 17 (4.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 8 (2.05%) Windows 2000 Server
12 7 (1.79%) Windows 2000
13 5 (1.28%) Windows 8
13 5 (1.28%) Android
13 5 (1.28%) Solaris
14 3 (0.77%) AIX
15 2 (0.51%) VMS
15 2 (0.51%) Mac OS
16 1 (0.26%) Apple iOS
16 1 (0.26%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 141 (36.15%) ITIL
2 58 (14.87%) Migration
3 34 (8.72%) High Availability
4 29 (7.44%) Service Management
5 28 (7.18%) CRM
6 26 (6.67%) Project Management
7 21 (5.38%) Security Testing
7 21 (5.38%) Agile Software Development
8 20 (5.13%) Workflow
8 20 (5.13%) Incident Management
9 19 (4.87%) Load Balancing
10 18 (4.62%) Customer Engagement
11 17 (4.36%) MVVM
11 17 (4.36%) Data Modelling
12 16 (4.10%) Change Management
13 15 (3.85%) TDD
13 15 (3.85%) Problem Management
13 15 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
13 15 (3.85%) Validation
13 15 (3.85%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 93 (23.85%) PowerShell
2 81 (20.77%) SQL
3 37 (9.49%) VBScript
4 34 (8.72%) C#
5 21 (5.38%) JavaScript
6 18 (4.62%) T-SQL
7 13 (3.33%) VB
8 4 (1.03%) Python
8 4 (1.03%) C
8 4 (1.03%) ABAP
8 4 (1.03%) Ruby
9 3 (0.77%) VB.NET
9 3 (0.77%) Perl
9 3 (0.77%) PHP
10 2 (0.51%) C++
10 2 (0.51%) Java
11 1 (0.26%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 384 (98.46%) Microsoft Certification
2 176 (45.13%) MCSE
3 88 (22.56%) MCTS
4 79 (20.26%) Security Cleared
5 67 (17.18%) MCSA
6 66 (16.92%) Cisco Certification
7 63 (16.15%) MCP
8 61 (15.64%) SC Cleared
9 55 (14.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 52 (13.33%) Degree
11 45 (11.54%) CCNA
12 25 (6.41%) CCNP
13 24 (6.15%) ISTQB
14 23 (5.90%) A+ Certification
15 22 (5.64%) MCDST
16 21 (5.38%) Citrix Certification
17 18 (4.62%) DV Cleared
17 18 (4.62%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
18 15 (3.85%) CCA
19 11 (2.82%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.59%) QA
2 12 (3.08%) SLA
3 8 (2.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.77%) BS7799
4 3 (0.77%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.51%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 167 (42.82%) Active Directory
2 76 (19.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 41 (10.51%) Hyper-V
4 37 (9.49%) XenApp
5 21 (5.38%) vSphere
6 19 (4.87%) VMware ESX
7 12 (3.08%) Microsoft App-V
8 9 (2.31%) ISA Server
9 5 (1.28%) XenServer
9 5 (1.28%) XenDesktop
9 5 (1.28%) Forefront TMG
9 5 (1.28%) NFS
9 5 (1.28%) Terminal Services
10 4 (1.03%) Xen
10 4 (1.03%) Oracle RAC
11 3 (0.77%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (0.77%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 2 (0.51%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 1 (0.26%) vCloud
13 1 (0.26%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 34 (8.72%) Backup Exec
2 29 (7.44%) SCCM
3 27 (6.92%) SCOM
4 10 (2.56%) WSUS
5 5 (1.28%) MIMEsweeper
5 5 (1.28%) MAILsweeper
5 5 (1.28%) Norton AntiVirus
6 4 (1.03%) HP SIM
6 4 (1.03%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 4 (1.03%) FortiGate
7 3 (0.77%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 3 (0.77%) EdgeSight
8 2 (0.51%) Legato
8 2 (0.51%) EMC NetWorker
8 2 (0.51%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (0.51%) McAfee ePO
8 2 (0.51%) WMI
8 2 (0.51%) SCSM
9 1 (0.26%) SCOrch
9 1 (0.26%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 250 (64.10%) Microsoft
2 122 (31.28%) VMware
3 94 (24.10%) HP
4 80 (20.51%) Citrix
5 64 (16.41%) Cisco
6 32 (8.21%) Symantec
7 29 (7.44%) EMC
8 27 (6.92%) Apple
9 24 (6.15%) Oracle
10 23 (5.90%) Juniper
10 23 (5.90%) IBM
11 22 (5.64%) Red Hat
12 17 (4.36%) Meru Networks
13 16 (4.10%) Dell
14 13 (3.33%) NetApp
15 11 (2.82%) Sophos
16 10 (2.56%) Reuters
16 10 (2.56%) Bloomberg
16 10 (2.56%) CQG
16 10 (2.56%) SolarWinds
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