The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the England region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP)
Rank 373 411 319
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -92
Contract jobs citing MCITP 202 128 269
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.41% 0.27% 0.51%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.20% 1.54% 2.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 50 132
Average daily rate
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£320 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £171 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 15 27
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.30 £10.50 £13.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.30 £28.25 £22.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £16.09 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-9.88% -2.48%
Qualifications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
9202 8300 9096
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.62% 17.82% 17.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 5236 4509 4796
Average daily rate £378 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £535 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 400 457 566
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £41.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
MCITP
UK

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +32 74 £366 -0.88% 37
South East +18 53 £365 +52.08% 18
East of England -1 25 £325 -18.75% 10
North West +7 24 £275 +21.68% 8
South West -25 7 £320 +82.85% 4
West Midlands -20 6 £320 -17.41% 3
Yorkshire +3 5 £320 -39.04% 10
East Midlands +3 4 - - 10
MCITP
UK

MCITP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 373 (98.16%) Microsoft Certification
2 276 (72.63%) Windows
3 255 (67.11%) Microsoft
4 191 (50.26%) MCSE
5 159 (41.84%) Windows Server 2008
6 151 (39.74%) Active Directory
7 143 (37.63%) VMware
8 114 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 113 (29.74%) MS Exchange
9 113 (29.74%) MCTS
10 110 (28.95%) Citrix
11 102 (26.84%) ITIL
12 101 (26.58%) MS Excel
13 99 (26.05%) SQL
13 99 (26.05%) SQL Server
14 90 (23.68%) VMware Infrastructure
15 82 (21.58%) MCP
16 80 (21.05%) HP
17 79 (20.79%) Cisco
17 79 (20.79%) DNS
18 76 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
19 70 (18.42%) Windows 7
20 69 (18.16%) Exchange Server 2010
20 69 (18.16%) DHCP
21 68 (17.89%) PowerShell
22 66 (17.37%) Hyper-V
23 65 (17.11%) SAN
24 61 (16.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
24 61 (16.05%) Exchange Server 2003
25 59 (15.53%) Windows XP

MCITP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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
1 113 (29.74%) MS Exchange
2 69 (18.16%) Exchange Server 2010
3 61 (16.05%) Exchange Server 2003
4 55 (14.47%) SharePoint
5 50 (13.16%) Exchange Server 2007
6 25 (6.58%) SharePoint 2010
7 19 (5.00%) Lync
7 19 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
8 15 (3.95%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 12 (3.16%) IIS
10 11 (2.89%) SharePoint Server
11 5 (1.32%) JOnAS
12 4 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2000
13 2 (0.53%) WebSphere
13 2 (0.53%) Tomcat
13 2 (0.53%) SharePoint 2013
14 1 (0.26%) SAS
14 1 (0.26%) Live Communications Server
14 1 (0.26%) Exchange Server 5.5
14 1 (0.26%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 101 (26.58%) MS Excel
2 49 (12.89%) MS Office
3 4 (1.05%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.79%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.26%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 16 (4.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.58%) SAP SD
2 6 (1.58%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.79%) assyst
4 1 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.89%) Office 365
2 3 (0.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.26%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 79 (20.79%) DNS
2 69 (18.16%) DHCP
3 65 (17.11%) SAN
4 50 (13.16%) Firewall
5 30 (7.89%) TCP/IP
6 27 (7.11%) WAN
7 25 (6.58%) Wireless
8 24 (6.32%) LAN
9 13 (3.42%) VPN
10 9 (2.37%) Network Security
11 8 (2.11%) Cisco ASA
11 8 (2.11%) NAS
11 8 (2.11%) VLAN
11 8 (2.11%) Internet
12 7 (1.84%) Extranet
12 7 (1.84%) NetScaler
13 6 (1.58%) iSCSI
14 4 (1.05%) VoIP
14 4 (1.05%) FTP
14 4 (1.05%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 99 (26.05%) SQL Server
2 61 (16.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 53 (13.95%) SQL Server 2008
4 30 (7.89%) SQL Server 2005
4 30 (7.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 27 (7.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 19 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 14 (3.68%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 8 (2.11%) SQL Server 2000
9 7 (1.84%) Oracle Database 11g
9 7 (1.84%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (1.84%) DTS
9 7 (1.84%) MySQL
9 7 (1.84%) Oracle Database
10 6 (1.58%) Oracle Database 10g
11 5 (1.32%) Oracle Reports
12 4 (1.05%) RDBMS
12 4 (1.05%) Relational Database
13 3 (0.79%) Amazon Redshift
13 3 (0.79%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 12 (3.16%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (1.84%) QuickTest Pro
3 5 (1.32%) MSI
3 5 (1.32%) InstallShield
4 4 (1.05%) LoadRunner
4 4 (1.05%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (0.53%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.26%) AdminStudio
6 1 (0.26%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 55 (14.47%) Finance
2 10 (2.63%) Banking
3 5 (1.32%) Legal
4 4 (1.05%) Law
5 3 (0.79%) Retail
5 3 (0.79%) Advertising
5 3 (0.79%) Telecoms
5 3 (0.79%) Financial Institution
5 3 (0.79%) Back Office
6 2 (0.53%) Front Office
7 1 (0.26%) Electronics
7 1 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.26%) Automotive
7 1 (0.26%) Games
7 1 (0.26%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 65 (17.11%) Support Engineer
2 48 (12.63%) Analyst
3 31 (8.16%) Developer
3 31 (8.16%) 3rd Line Support
4 29 (7.63%) Administrator
4 29 (7.63%) Consultant
5 28 (7.37%) Support Analyst
5 28 (7.37%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 23 (6.05%) DBA
7 22 (5.79%) Systems Engineer
8 21 (5.53%) SQL DBA
9 18 (4.74%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 16 (4.21%) Systems Administrator
11 15 (3.95%) Server Engineer
12 14 (3.68%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 14 (3.68%) SQL Developer
13 13 (3.42%) 2nd Line Support
13 13 (3.42%) IT Support
14 12 (3.16%) CRM Developer
14 12 (3.16%) Migration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (13.16%) .NET
2 25 (6.58%) HTML
3 24 (6.32%) ASP.NET
4 21 (5.53%) JSP
5 17 (4.47%) XML
6 14 (3.68%) WCF
7 13 (3.42%) Web Services
8 11 (2.89%) SOAP
8 11 (2.89%) jQuery
8 11 (2.89%) Reactive Extensions
8 11 (2.89%) Managed Extensibility Framework
9 10 (2.63%) Silverlight
10 6 (1.58%) EDI
11 5 (1.32%) Software Packaging
12 3 (0.79%) Application Packaging
12 3 (0.79%) Middleware
12 3 (0.79%) HTML5
13 2 (0.53%) LAMP
13 2 (0.53%) .NET Framework
14 1 (0.26%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 45 (11.84%) Clustering
2 24 (6.32%) Blackberry
3 21 (5.53%) Replication
4 9 (2.37%) Data Integration
5 6 (1.58%) EqualLogic
6 4 (1.05%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.05%) Thin Client
6 4 (1.05%) Smartcard
6 4 (1.05%) Smartphone
6 4 (1.05%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.05%) Fat Client
7 2 (0.53%) Statistics
7 2 (0.53%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.26%) iPad
8 1 (0.26%) FMCG
8 1 (0.26%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.26%) PDA
8 1 (0.26%) CESG
8 1 (0.26%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.26%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 276 (72.63%) Windows
2 159 (41.84%) Windows Server 2008
3 114 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 70 (18.42%) Windows 7
5 59 (15.53%) Windows XP
5 59 (15.53%) Windows Server 2012
6 47 (12.37%) Linux
7 40 (10.53%) UNIX
8 18 (4.74%) Windows 8
9 17 (4.47%) Windows Vista
10 13 (3.42%) Windows 2000 Server
11 11 (2.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 6 (1.58%) Solaris
13 5 (1.32%) Mac OS X
14 4 (1.05%) Android
15 2 (0.53%) Mac OS
15 2 (0.53%) Windows 2000
16 1 (0.26%) Windows NT
16 1 (0.26%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (26.84%) ITIL
2 57 (15.00%) Migration
3 30 (7.89%) Business Intelligence
4 27 (7.11%) Service Management
5 26 (6.84%) Workflow
6 23 (6.05%) CRM
7 21 (5.53%) Project Management
8 18 (4.74%) Change Management
8 18 (4.74%) Security Testing
8 18 (4.74%) Performance Tuning
9 17 (4.47%) Disaster Recovery
9 17 (4.47%) Data Modelling
10 16 (4.21%) Incident Management
11 15 (3.95%) Load Balancing
11 15 (3.95%) Problem Management
11 15 (3.95%) Customer Engagement
11 15 (3.95%) Service Delivery
12 13 (3.42%) ETL
12 13 (3.42%) Capacity Planning
13 12 (3.16%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 99 (26.05%) SQL
2 68 (17.89%) PowerShell
3 34 (8.95%) T-SQL
4 24 (6.32%) C#
5 22 (5.79%) JavaScript
6 19 (5.00%) VB
7 16 (4.21%) VBScript
8 6 (1.58%) ABAP
9 5 (1.32%) Perl
10 4 (1.05%) C
11 3 (0.79%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.53%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.26%) Python
13 1 (0.26%) PowerHouse
13 1 (0.26%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 373 (98.16%) Microsoft Certification
2 191 (50.26%) MCSE
3 113 (29.74%) MCTS
4 82 (21.58%) MCP
5 76 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
6 54 (14.21%) MCSA
7 52 (13.68%) CCNA
8 47 (12.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 47 (12.37%) Security Cleared
9 34 (8.95%) Degree
10 33 (8.68%) SC Cleared
11 32 (8.42%) ISTQB
12 28 (7.37%) MCDST
13 26 (6.84%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
14 23 (6.05%) CCNP
15 20 (5.26%) Citrix Certification
16 18 (4.74%) DV Cleared
17 16 (4.21%) ITIL Certification
18 14 (3.68%) CCA
19 11 (2.89%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.47%) SLA
2 16 (4.21%) QA
3 6 (1.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (1.05%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.79%) BS7799
System Software
1 151 (39.74%) Active Directory
2 90 (23.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 66 (17.37%) Hyper-V
4 38 (10.00%) XenApp
5 32 (8.42%) vSphere
6 19 (5.00%) VMware ESX
7 9 (2.37%) Microsoft App-V
8 8 (2.11%) Terminal Services
9 7 (1.84%) Oracle RAC
9 7 (1.84%) VMware ESXi
10 6 (1.58%) vCloud
11 5 (1.32%) UAG
11 5 (1.32%) XenDesktop
11 5 (1.32%) ISA Server
11 5 (1.32%) Terminal Server
12 4 (1.05%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 3 (0.79%) VMware Server
13 3 (0.79%) XenServer
13 3 (0.79%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 2 (0.53%) NFS
Systems Management
1 47 (12.37%) SCCM
2 36 (9.47%) SCOM
3 34 (8.95%) Backup Exec
4 16 (4.21%) WSUS
5 13 (3.42%) SCVMM
6 5 (1.32%) EMC NetWorker
6 5 (1.32%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 4 (1.05%) SCOrch
7 4 (1.05%) Data Guard
7 4 (1.05%) Norton AntiVirus
8 3 (0.79%) NetBackup
8 3 (0.79%) FortiGate
9 2 (0.53%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 2 (0.53%) HP Quality Center
9 2 (0.53%) Ionix
9 2 (0.53%) MIMEsweeper
9 2 (0.53%) MAILsweeper
9 2 (0.53%) Veritas Storage Foundation
10 1 (0.26%) WMI
10 1 (0.26%) Nagios
Vendors
1 255 (67.11%) Microsoft
2 143 (37.63%) VMware
3 110 (28.95%) Citrix
4 80 (21.05%) HP
5 79 (20.79%) Cisco
6 36 (9.47%) Symantec
7 35 (9.21%) EMC
8 31 (8.16%) Apple
9 28 (7.37%) Juniper
10 24 (6.32%) Oracle
11 19 (5.00%) Meru Networks
12 17 (4.47%) Dell
13 12 (3.16%) IBM
13 12 (3.16%) NetApp
13 12 (3.16%) Red Hat
14 9 (2.37%) F5
14 9 (2.37%) SAP
14 9 (2.37%) Avaya
15 7 (1.84%) Reuters
15 7 (1.84%) Bloomberg
North Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
LA International
Posted: Yesterday
Gosport, Hampshire
LA International
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £230.00 - £240.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
East Anglia
Roc Search
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £350 - £380 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Watford
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago