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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP)
Rank 531 537 428
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -109
Contract jobs citing MCITP 95 114 182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.19% 0.22% 0.35%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.95% 1.10% 1.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 57 117
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £165 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £460 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 13 15
Median hourly rate £12.50 £15.77 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.73% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £14.15 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.90 £35.00 £21.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £17.14 £15.77
% change year-on-year
-24.13% +8.65%
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
10046 10356 10314
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 20.43% 19.65% 19.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 6211 6293 5760
Median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £257 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 343 496 428
Median hourly rate £27.50 £23.88 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.18% +19.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.06 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £47.71 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £23.88 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+17.27% +19.37%

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 25 September 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
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 25 September 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 +22 44 £413 +23.13% 14
East of England +17 20 £410 +39.57% 7
South East +8 16 £350 -6.66% 10
South West +16 5 £160 -15.78%
Yorkshire +1 5 £500 +25.00% 3
West Midlands -18 3 £275 -38.88% 1
North East -21 3 £275 -
North West +5 1 £210 -47.50% 7
MCITP
UK

MCITP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 September 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.

1 181 (98.91%) Microsoft Certification
2 140 (76.50%) Microsoft
3 119 (65.03%) Windows
4 104 (56.83%) Active Directory
5 74 (40.44%) Windows Server
6 73 (39.89%) PowerShell
7 70 (38.25%) MCSE
8 67 (36.61%) MCTS
9 66 (36.07%) ITIL
10 57 (31.15%) Windows Server 2012
11 52 (28.42%) VMware
12 49 (26.78%) SQL
13 47 (25.68%) SQL Server
13 47 (25.68%) DNS
14 43 (23.50%) Windows Server 2008
15 42 (22.95%) Office 365
16 41 (22.40%) Migration
17 38 (20.77%) .NET
18 37 (20.22%) MS Excel
19 36 (19.67%) MCSA
19 36 (19.67%) MS Exchange
20 34 (18.58%) VBScript
20 34 (18.58%) HP
20 34 (18.58%) Firewall
21 32 (17.49%) Security Cleared
22 30 (16.39%) SCCM
22 30 (16.39%) C#
22 30 (16.39%) SharePoint
23 28 (15.30%) Cisco
23 28 (15.30%) Citrix

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 36 (19.67%) MS Exchange
2 30 (16.39%) SharePoint
3 25 (13.66%) Exchange Server 2010
4 19 (10.38%) Exchange Server 2013
5 12 (6.56%) IIS
5 12 (6.56%) Skype for Business
6 9 (4.92%) SharePoint 2013
7 7 (3.83%) Apache
7 7 (3.83%) JBoss
7 7 (3.83%) Tomcat
8 6 (3.28%) SharePoint 2010
9 5 (2.73%) MS Project Server
10 4 (2.19%) BizTalk Server
10 4 (2.19%) Exchange Server 2003
10 4 (2.19%) Exchange Server 2007
11 3 (1.64%) SharePoint Server
12 2 (1.09%) CMS
13 1 (0.55%) IBM Notes
13 1 (0.55%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 37 (20.22%) MS Excel
2 26 (14.21%) MS Office
3 5 (2.73%) InfoPath
4 2 (1.09%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (7.10%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.55%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 42 (22.95%) Office 365
2 23 (12.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (3.28%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (1.64%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (1.09%) OneDrive
5 2 (1.09%) SaaS
5 2 (1.09%) Yammer
6 1 (0.55%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 47 (25.68%) DNS
2 34 (18.58%) Firewall
3 26 (14.21%) DHCP
4 16 (8.74%) Internet
5 15 (8.20%) SAN
5 15 (8.20%) TCP/IP
5 15 (8.20%) WAN
6 12 (6.56%) Kerberos
7 11 (6.01%) LAN
8 9 (4.92%) SSL
9 7 (3.83%) Skype
10 6 (3.28%) NetScaler
11 4 (2.19%) MPLS
11 4 (2.19%) VPN
12 3 (1.64%) PBX
13 2 (1.09%) Cisco ISE
13 2 (1.09%) Cisco Nexus
13 2 (1.09%) ISDN
13 2 (1.09%) PSTN
13 2 (1.09%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (25.68%) SQL Server
2 19 (10.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (9.29%) SQL Server 2012
4 16 (8.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (5.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 10 (5.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (4.37%) Oracle Database
7 7 (3.83%) MySQL
7 7 (3.83%) Oracle Database 10g
7 7 (3.83%) Oracle Database 12c
8 6 (3.28%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (3.28%) SQL Server 2005
8 6 (3.28%) SQL Server 2014
9 3 (1.64%) SQL Server 2000
10 2 (1.09%) Data Mart
10 2 (1.09%) Data Mining
10 2 (1.09%) DTS
10 2 (1.09%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 1 (0.55%) Big Data
11 1 (0.55%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 17 (9.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (1.64%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.09%) CruiseControl
3 2 (1.09%) TeamCity
3 2 (1.09%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (0.55%) StarTeam
4 1 (0.55%) WiX
General
1 20 (10.93%) Finance
2 9 (4.92%) Banking
3 5 (2.73%) Local Government
4 4 (2.19%) Back Office
4 4 (2.19%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (1.64%) German Language
6 2 (1.09%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.55%) Advertising
7 1 (0.55%) Electronics
7 1 (0.55%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.55%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.55%) Marketing
7 1 (0.55%) Publishing
7 1 (0.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (10.93%) Analyst
2 16 (8.74%) DBA
2 16 (8.74%) Developer
3 14 (7.65%) Administrator
4 13 (7.10%) SQL DBA
5 12 (6.56%) Consultant
6 10 (5.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 10 (5.46%) Office 365 Engineer
7 9 (4.92%) Architect
7 9 (4.92%) CRM Developer
7 9 (4.92%) Support Engineer
8 8 (4.37%) Active Directory Engineer
8 8 (4.37%) Help Desk Engineer
8 8 (4.37%) Windows Engineer
9 7 (3.83%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 7 (3.83%) Server Engineer
9 7 (3.83%) Service Analyst
9 7 (3.83%) SQL Server DBA
9 7 (3.83%) Support Analyst
9 7 (3.83%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (20.77%) .NET
2 26 (14.21%) HTML
3 25 (13.66%) ASP.NET
4 13 (7.10%) XML
5 9 (4.92%) WCF
6 7 (3.83%) LAMP
7 6 (3.28%) .NET Framework
7 6 (3.28%) JSP
8 5 (2.73%) SOAP
8 5 (2.73%) Web Services
9 4 (2.19%) WAMP
10 3 (1.64%) Managed Extensibility Framework
10 3 (1.64%) Reactive Extensions
11 2 (1.09%) DCOM
11 2 (1.09%) WF
12 1 (0.55%) COM
12 1 (0.55%) CSS
12 1 (0.55%) jQuery
12 1 (0.55%) JSON
12 1 (0.55%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.20%) Clustering
2 11 (6.01%) Data Centre
3 9 (4.92%) Computer Science
4 7 (3.83%) Replication
4 7 (3.83%) Wiki
5 6 (3.28%) PMI
6 5 (2.73%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (2.73%) PKI
7 4 (2.19%) FlexPod
8 3 (1.64%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.64%) Mathematics
9 2 (1.09%) BYOD
9 2 (1.09%) Fintech
9 2 (1.09%) Statistics
9 2 (1.09%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.55%) EMC VNXe
10 1 (0.55%) Fat Client
10 1 (0.55%) iPad
10 1 (0.55%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.55%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 119 (65.03%) Windows
2 74 (40.44%) Windows Server
3 57 (31.15%) Windows Server 2012
4 43 (23.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 26 (14.21%) Linux
6 24 (13.11%) Windows 7
7 15 (8.20%) Windows Server 2003
8 14 (7.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 13 (7.10%) Windows 10
10 12 (6.56%) Unix
11 8 (4.37%) Solaris
11 8 (4.37%) Windows XP
12 6 (3.28%) Windows 8
13 3 (1.64%) Mac OS X
14 2 (1.09%) Android
15 1 (0.55%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (36.07%) ITIL
2 41 (22.40%) Migration
3 15 (8.20%) Project Management
4 14 (7.65%) Service Management
5 13 (7.10%) Capacity Management
5 13 (7.10%) CRM
5 13 (7.10%) Disaster Recovery
5 13 (7.10%) Load Balancing
6 12 (6.56%) High Availability
7 10 (5.46%) Asset Management
7 10 (5.46%) Business Intelligence
7 10 (5.46%) Security Testing
7 10 (5.46%) Test Scripting
8 9 (4.92%) Performance Monitoring
9 8 (4.37%) Content Management
9 8 (4.37%) IT Asset Management
9 8 (4.37%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (3.83%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (3.83%) TDD
10 7 (3.83%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 73 (39.89%) PowerShell
2 49 (26.78%) SQL
3 34 (18.58%) VBScript
4 30 (16.39%) C#
5 19 (10.38%) Java
6 13 (7.10%) C++
6 13 (7.10%) T-SQL
7 10 (5.46%) JavaScript
8 7 (3.83%) C
8 7 (3.83%) PHP
9 4 (2.19%) Bash Shell
9 4 (2.19%) VB
10 2 (1.09%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 181 (98.91%) Microsoft Certification
2 70 (38.25%) MCSE
3 67 (36.61%) MCTS
4 36 (19.67%) MCSA
5 32 (17.49%) Security Cleared
6 24 (13.11%) Degree
7 20 (10.93%) Cisco Certification
7 20 (10.93%) MCP
8 19 (10.38%) SC Cleared
9 11 (6.01%) A+ Certification
9 11 (6.01%) CCNA
9 11 (6.01%) ISTQB
9 11 (6.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 10 (5.46%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 10 (5.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 10 (5.46%) MCDST
11 9 (4.92%) DV Cleared
11 9 (4.92%) ISEB
12 8 (4.37%) PMI Certification
13 7 (3.83%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.28%) SLA
2 5 (2.73%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.09%) QA
System Software
1 104 (56.83%) Active Directory
2 26 (14.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (9.29%) Hyper-V
4 14 (7.65%) XenApp
5 9 (4.92%) VMware ESX
6 8 (4.37%) Virtual Servers
7 7 (3.83%) Oracle RAC
7 7 (3.83%) UAG
7 7 (3.83%) vSphere
8 5 (2.73%) XenDesktop
9 2 (1.09%) BitLocker
9 2 (1.09%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (1.09%) Terminal Server
10 1 (0.55%) Firmware
10 1 (0.55%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 30 (16.39%) SCCM
2 23 (12.57%) SCOM
3 7 (3.83%) Backup Exec
3 7 (3.83%) Puppet
3 7 (3.83%) Red Hat Satellite
4 6 (3.28%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 6 (3.28%) WSUS
5 5 (2.73%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 5 (2.73%) WMI
6 4 (2.19%) Microsoft Clustering
6 4 (2.19%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 4 (2.19%) SolarWinds Orion
7 2 (1.09%) Failover Clustering
7 2 (1.09%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 2 (1.09%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (1.09%) Microsoft Intune
7 2 (1.09%) SCDPM
7 2 (1.09%) SCVMM
7 2 (1.09%) Simpana
7 2 (1.09%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 140 (76.50%) Microsoft
2 52 (28.42%) VMware
3 34 (18.58%) HP
4 28 (15.30%) Cisco
4 28 (15.30%) Citrix
5 14 (7.65%) Red Hat
6 12 (6.56%) NetApp
6 12 (6.56%) Oracle
7 11 (6.01%) IBM
8 9 (4.92%) Intel Security
9 8 (4.37%) Dell
10 7 (3.83%) Brocade
11 6 (3.28%) SolarWinds
11 6 (3.28%) Veeam
12 5 (2.73%) Avaya
12 5 (2.73%) CheckPoint
13 4 (2.19%) 3PAR
13 4 (2.19%) Altiris
13 4 (2.19%) Remedy
13 4 (2.19%) Symantec