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 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP)
UK / England
Rank 485 519 409
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -110
Contract jobs citing MCITP 82 92 183
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.20% 0.19% 0.39%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.95% 0.90% 1.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 51 89
Median daily rate £345 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £208 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £425 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
-8.96% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 14
Median hourly rate £13.00 £35.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.85% +59.09%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-6.97% +22.85%

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
8664 10172 9424
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 20.71% 21.32% 20.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 5547 6380 5467
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £383
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +0.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 418 406 442
Median hourly rate £33.00 £35.60 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.29% +61.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £57.65 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £41.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-26.82% +82.22%

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 22 February 2017.

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
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 22 February 2017. 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 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 +26 28 £450 +23.28% 12
South East +18 28 £325 -15.30% 8
East of England +4 8 £400 -0.62% 3
East Midlands +6 6 £550 - 2
North West +12 5 £165 -34.00% 3
Yorkshire +13 3 £230 +9.52%
South West +6 1 - - 1
West Midlands +1 1 £425 - 3
MCITP
UK

MCITP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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.

1 159 (97.55%) Microsoft Certification
2 130 (79.75%) Microsoft
3 127 (77.91%) Windows
4 111 (68.10%) Active Directory
5 91 (55.83%) MCSE
6 84 (51.53%) Windows Server
7 72 (44.17%) ITIL
8 58 (35.58%) VMware
9 56 (34.36%) Windows Server 2008
10 51 (31.29%) MCSA
11 50 (30.67%) SQL Server
12 46 (28.22%) PowerShell
12 46 (28.22%) Office 365
12 46 (28.22%) Windows Server 2012
13 41 (25.15%) VMware Infrastructure
13 41 (25.15%) MS Excel
13 41 (25.15%) Migration
14 37 (22.70%) Finance
14 37 (22.70%) MS Exchange
14 37 (22.70%) Windows 7
15 35 (21.47%) MCP
16 34 (20.86%) Cisco
17 32 (19.63%) MCTS
17 32 (19.63%) Skype for Business
18 31 (19.02%) Exchange Server 2010
18 31 (19.02%) Microsoft Azure
19 30 (18.40%) Firewall
19 30 (18.40%) SAN
20 29 (17.79%) Security Cleared
21 28 (17.18%) SQL

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 37 (22.70%) MS Exchange
2 32 (19.63%) Skype for Business
3 31 (19.02%) Exchange Server 2010
4 23 (14.11%) SharePoint
5 16 (9.82%) Exchange Server 2013
6 11 (6.75%) IIS
7 6 (3.68%) Exchange Server 2007
7 6 (3.68%) MS Project Server
8 5 (3.07%) SharePoint 2010
9 4 (2.45%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.61%) CMS
10 1 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.61%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.61%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.61%) WebSphere
Applications
1 41 (25.15%) MS Excel
2 17 (10.43%) MS Office
3 1 (0.61%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (4.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.23%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (1.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 46 (28.22%) Office 365
2 31 (19.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (7.98%) Azure Active Directory
4 7 (4.29%) OneDrive
5 5 (3.07%) Yammer
6 4 (2.45%) AWS CloudFormation
6 4 (2.45%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (2.45%) IaaS
6 4 (2.45%) Mimecast
7 3 (1.84%) Amazon AWS
7 3 (1.84%) SaaS
8 2 (1.23%) AWS OpsWorks
Communications & Networking
1 30 (18.40%) Firewall
1 30 (18.40%) SAN
2 24 (14.72%) Skype
3 22 (13.50%) VoIP
4 15 (9.20%) DHCP
5 13 (7.98%) DNS
6 12 (7.36%) WAN
7 11 (6.75%) Kerberos
8 9 (5.52%) Remote Desktop
8 9 (5.52%) VLAN
9 7 (4.29%) NAS
9 7 (4.29%) VPN
10 6 (3.68%) MPLS
11 5 (3.07%) PBX
11 5 (3.07%) SSL
12 4 (2.45%) Internet
12 4 (2.45%) LAN
12 4 (2.45%) LDAP
12 4 (2.45%) TCP/IP
12 4 (2.45%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (30.67%) SQL Server
2 17 (10.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (7.98%) SQL Server 2014
4 10 (6.13%) SQL Server 2012
4 10 (6.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 10 (6.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (6.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (5.52%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (3.68%) Oracle Database
7 4 (2.45%) Amazon RDS
8 3 (1.84%) Data Mart
8 3 (1.84%) SQL Server 2000
8 3 (1.84%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (1.23%) OLAP
9 2 (1.23%) OLTP
9 2 (1.23%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (1.23%) Oracle Database 12c
9 2 (1.23%) PowerPivot
9 2 (1.23%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.23%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (8.59%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (3.07%) CruiseControl
2 5 (3.07%) TeamCity
2 5 (3.07%) Visual Studio Team System
3 4 (2.45%) Git (software)
3 4 (2.45%) Jenkins
4 3 (1.84%) Visual Studio
5 2 (1.23%) WiX
6 1 (0.61%) MSI
6 1 (0.61%) StarTeam
General
1 37 (22.70%) Finance
2 5 (3.07%) Retail
3 3 (1.84%) Back Office
3 3 (1.84%) Banking
4 2 (1.23%) Financial Institution
4 2 (1.23%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.23%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.61%) German Language
5 1 (0.61%) Legal
Job Titles
1 21 (12.88%) Consultant
2 20 (12.27%) Wintel Engineer
3 18 (11.04%) Analyst
3 18 (11.04%) Windows Engineer
4 17 (10.43%) DBA
4 17 (10.43%) SQL DBA
5 14 (8.59%) Systems Engineer
6 12 (7.36%) Server Engineer
6 12 (7.36%) Windows Systems Engineer
7 10 (6.13%) Architect
7 10 (6.13%) Developer
7 10 (6.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 9 (5.52%) Active Directory Consultant
8 9 (5.52%) Service Analyst
8 9 (5.52%) SQL Server DBA
8 9 (5.52%) Support Engineer
9 8 (4.91%) Azure Consultant
10 7 (4.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 7 (4.29%) Service Desk Analyst
10 7 (4.29%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (12.27%) XML
2 19 (11.66%) .NET
3 14 (8.59%) ASP.NET
4 13 (7.98%) HTML
5 10 (6.13%) WCF
6 5 (3.07%) WF
7 2 (1.23%) SOAP
7 2 (1.23%) Web Services
8 1 (0.61%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 23 (14.11%) Clustering
2 12 (7.36%) Replication
3 8 (4.91%) PKI
4 5 (3.07%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.07%) Computer Science
4 5 (3.07%) Virtual Team
5 4 (2.45%) Enterprise Cloud
5 4 (2.45%) iPad
6 3 (1.84%) Data Centre
6 3 (1.84%) NHS
7 2 (1.23%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.23%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.23%) Fintech
7 2 (1.23%) Life Science
7 2 (1.23%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.61%) Handset
8 1 (0.61%) HP Storage
8 1 (0.61%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.61%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 127 (77.91%) Windows
2 84 (51.53%) Windows Server
3 56 (34.36%) Windows Server 2008
4 46 (28.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 37 (22.70%) Windows 7
6 25 (15.34%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (5.52%) Linux
8 8 (4.91%) Unix
8 8 (4.91%) Windows 10
9 7 (4.29%) Windows 8
10 5 (3.07%) Windows XP
11 4 (2.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (2.45%) Solaris
12 1 (0.61%) AIX
12 1 (0.61%) Amazon Linux
12 1 (0.61%) Android
12 1 (0.61%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.61%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (44.17%) ITIL
2 41 (25.15%) Migration
3 18 (11.04%) High Availability
4 13 (7.98%) Business Intelligence
5 12 (7.36%) Disaster Recovery
6 9 (5.52%) Configuration Management
6 9 (5.52%) Identity Management
6 9 (5.52%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (4.91%) Change Management
7 8 (4.91%) Performance Tuning
8 7 (4.29%) CRM
8 7 (4.29%) Customer Requirements
8 7 (4.29%) Patch Management
8 7 (4.29%) Problem Management
8 7 (4.29%) Project Management
8 7 (4.29%) Validation
8 7 (4.29%) Virtual Environments
9 6 (3.68%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (3.68%) Web Development
9 6 (3.68%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 46 (28.22%) PowerShell
2 28 (17.18%) SQL
3 27 (16.56%) VBScript
4 16 (9.82%) C#
5 9 (5.52%) T-SQL
6 6 (3.68%) C++
6 6 (3.68%) Java
7 4 (2.45%) Bash Shell
7 4 (2.45%) Python
8 3 (1.84%) PL/SQL
8 3 (1.84%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.23%) C
9 2 (1.23%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 159 (97.55%) Microsoft Certification
2 91 (55.83%) MCSE
3 51 (31.29%) MCSA
4 35 (21.47%) MCP
5 32 (19.63%) MCTS
6 29 (17.79%) Security Cleared
7 25 (15.34%) SC Cleared
8 17 (10.43%) Cisco Certification
9 15 (9.20%) CCNA
9 15 (9.20%) Degree
10 11 (6.75%) MCDBA
11 10 (6.13%) CCNP
11 10 (6.13%) MCDST
12 8 (4.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 4 (2.45%) CCIE
13 4 (2.45%) ITIL Certification
14 3 (1.84%) ISTQB
14 3 (1.84%) MCPD
14 3 (1.84%) MCSD
14 3 (1.84%) NVQ Level 3
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.68%) SLA
2 4 (2.45%) PCI DSS
2 4 (2.45%) QA
3 1 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.61%) ISO27002
System Software
1 111 (68.10%) Active Directory
2 41 (25.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (14.72%) Hyper-V
4 14 (8.59%) VMware ESX
5 6 (3.68%) XenApp
6 4 (2.45%) Terminal Services
6 4 (2.45%) UAG
6 4 (2.45%) Virtual Servers
6 4 (2.45%) vSphere
7 3 (1.84%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (1.23%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (1.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (1.23%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.61%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.61%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 20 (12.27%) SCCM
2 15 (9.20%) SCOM
3 12 (7.36%) Nessus
4 5 (3.07%) AirWatch
4 5 (3.07%) WSUS
4 5 (3.07%) XenMobile
5 4 (2.45%) Microsoft Intune
5 4 (2.45%) Nagios
5 4 (2.45%) Puppet
6 3 (1.84%) Failover Clustering
6 3 (1.84%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 2 (1.23%) Backup Exec
7 2 (1.23%) SQL Sentry
7 2 (1.23%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 2 (1.23%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 2 (1.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.61%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.61%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.61%) Netcool
8 1 (0.61%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 130 (79.75%) Microsoft
2 58 (35.58%) VMware
3 34 (20.86%) Cisco
4 18 (11.04%) Citrix
4 18 (11.04%) SolarWinds
5 17 (10.43%) NetApp
6 12 (7.36%) LANDesk
7 10 (6.13%) HP
7 10 (6.13%) Oracle
8 5 (3.07%) RedGate
9 4 (2.45%) 3PAR
9 4 (2.45%) Red Hat
9 4 (2.45%) ServiceNow
9 4 (2.45%) Symantec
10 3 (1.84%) EMC
10 3 (1.84%) IBM
10 3 (1.84%) Remedy
10 3 (1.84%) SAP
10 3 (1.84%) Snow
11 2 (1.23%) IronPort
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