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 1 July 2015 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP)
Rank 409 374 418
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +44
Contract jobs citing MCITP 186 206 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.37% 0.42% 0.28%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.97% 2.23% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 110 54
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£323 £320 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.78% +16.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £174 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £451 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £226
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +41.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 23 16
Average hourly rate £16.64 £16.50 £16.99
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.81% -2.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.55 £12.95 £10.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.66 £22.50 £26.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.64 £15.75 £15.25
% change year-on-year
+5.61% +3.27%
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
9428 9250 8131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.55% 19.00% 18.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 5576 5380 4401
Average daily rate £399 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.40% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £535 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 469 424 463
Average hourly rate £22.50 £19.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.42% -15.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.25 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £44.10 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -9.09%

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 1 July 2015.

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 1 July 2015.

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 1 July 2015. 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 -40 54 £300 -20.00% 21
South East -20 48 £349 +128.85% 21
North West -3 34 £225 -21.73% 10
Yorkshire +2 21 £363 +13.28% 7
East of England -9 13 £325 +8.33% 7
West Midlands -2 7 £225 -29.68% 6
South West -1 6 £415 +28.68% 4
East Midlands -11 3 £305 - 3
MCITP
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MCITP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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.

1 377 (99.74%) Microsoft Certification
2 294 (77.78%) Microsoft
3 258 (68.25%) Windows
4 217 (57.41%) Active Directory
5 175 (46.30%) VMware
6 174 (46.03%) MCSE
7 137 (36.24%) Windows Server 2008
8 136 (35.98%) ITIL
9 109 (28.84%) Cisco
10 93 (24.60%) MS Excel
10 93 (24.60%) PowerShell
11 92 (24.34%) VMware Infrastructure
12 91 (24.07%) Windows Server 2012
13 87 (23.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 87 (23.02%) MCSA
14 81 (21.43%) Security Cleared
15 80 (21.16%) DNS
16 77 (20.37%) MS Exchange
17 76 (20.11%) Citrix
18 74 (19.58%) Cisco Certification
18 74 (19.58%) MCTS
19 72 (19.05%) Windows 7
20 68 (17.99%) Windows Server 2003
21 65 (17.20%) SC Cleared
22 60 (15.87%) HP
23 57 (15.08%) SQL
24 56 (14.81%) SAN
25 54 (14.29%) HTML
26 53 (14.02%) DHCP
27 52 (13.76%) SQL Server

MCITP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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 77 (20.37%) MS Exchange
2 31 (8.20%) SharePoint
3 30 (7.94%) Lync
4 28 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2010
5 23 (6.08%) IIS
5 23 (6.08%) Exchange Server 2013
6 21 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
7 12 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2003
8 10 (2.65%) SharePoint 2013
8 10 (2.65%) Office Communications Server
9 8 (2.12%) SharePoint 2010
9 8 (2.12%) IBM Notes
10 5 (1.32%) SAS
10 5 (1.32%) GroupWise
11 4 (1.06%) Oracle Application Server
12 3 (0.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 2 (0.53%) SharePoint Server
13 2 (0.53%) TPMS
14 1 (0.26%) WebSphere
Applications
1 93 (24.60%) MS Excel
2 43 (11.38%) MS Office
3 6 (1.59%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.26%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (2.91%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.59%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.53%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.53%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.26%) SAP CCM
4 1 (0.26%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 31 (8.20%) Office 365
2 20 (5.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.53%) IaaS
3 2 (0.53%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.26%) Mimecast
4 1 (0.26%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.26%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 80 (21.16%) DNS
2 56 (14.81%) SAN
3 53 (14.02%) DHCP
4 48 (12.70%) Firewall
5 37 (9.79%) WAN
6 34 (8.99%) LAN
7 26 (6.88%) TCP/IP
8 18 (4.76%) VPN
9 17 (4.50%) Internet
10 16 (4.23%) NAS
11 12 (3.17%) SMTP
12 11 (2.91%) VLAN
13 10 (2.65%) MPLS
13 10 (2.65%) VoIP
14 9 (2.38%) Intranet
14 9 (2.38%) Cisco IOS
14 9 (2.38%) NetScaler
15 8 (2.12%) Network Security
16 6 (1.59%) IMAP
16 6 (1.59%) POP3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (13.76%) SQL Server
2 17 (4.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 14 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (2.91%) SQL Server 2012
5 10 (2.65%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (2.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (1.59%) MySQL
8 5 (1.32%) QlikView
9 3 (0.79%) Spotfire
9 3 (0.79%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (0.79%) OLAP
9 3 (0.79%) OLAP Cube
10 2 (0.53%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (0.53%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (0.53%) Oracle OLAP
10 2 (0.53%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.26%) Relational Database
11 1 (0.26%) Big Data
11 1 (0.26%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 5 (1.32%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (1.06%) Fiddler
3 2 (0.53%) WinRunner
3 2 (0.53%) TestDirector
3 2 (0.53%) HP UFT
3 2 (0.53%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.53%) Subversion
4 1 (0.26%) StarTeam
4 1 (0.26%) ClearCase
4 1 (0.26%) ClearQuest
General
1 31 (8.20%) Finance
2 15 (3.97%) Legal
2 15 (3.97%) Banking
3 10 (2.65%) Law
4 7 (1.85%) Telecoms
5 3 (0.79%) Back Office
5 3 (0.79%) Retail
5 3 (0.79%) Local Government
5 3 (0.79%) Marketing
5 3 (0.79%) French Language
6 1 (0.26%) German Language
6 1 (0.26%) Dutch Language
6 1 (0.26%) Billing
6 1 (0.26%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.26%) Advertising
6 1 (0.26%) Publishing
6 1 (0.26%) Games
Job Titles
1 40 (10.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 39 (10.32%) Wintel Engineer
3 38 (10.05%) Analyst
3 38 (10.05%) Support Engineer
4 33 (8.73%) Server Engineer
5 32 (8.47%) Consultant
6 26 (6.88%) Architect
7 22 (5.82%) Support Analyst
8 19 (5.03%) 3rd Line Support
8 19 (5.03%) Desktop Support
9 18 (4.76%) Administrator
9 18 (4.76%) Test Specialist
10 16 (4.23%) Field Engineer
11 15 (3.97%) DBA
11 15 (3.97%) SQL DBA
12 13 (3.44%) 2nd Line Support
12 13 (3.44%) Systems Engineer
12 13 (3.44%) Technical Architect
13 12 (3.17%) Developer
13 12 (3.17%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (14.29%) HTML
2 41 (10.85%) .NET
3 39 (10.32%) XML
4 27 (7.14%) ASP.NET
5 26 (6.88%) JSP
6 9 (2.38%) Web Services
7 6 (1.59%) Application Packaging
8 4 (1.06%) MDX
8 4 (1.06%) LAMP
8 4 (1.06%) jQuery
9 3 (0.79%) COM
10 2 (0.53%) CSS
10 2 (0.53%) SOAP
10 2 (0.53%) WCF
11 1 (0.26%) XSLT
11 1 (0.26%) XHTML
11 1 (0.26%) ASP.NET 2.0
11 1 (0.26%) Reactive Extensions
11 1 (0.26%) Managed Extensibility Framework
11 1 (0.26%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 38 (10.05%) Data Centre
2 26 (6.88%) Clustering
3 20 (5.29%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (3.17%) Computer Science
5 9 (2.38%) Replication
5 9 (2.38%) EMC VNX
6 8 (2.12%) Blackberry
6 8 (2.12%) Management Information System
6 8 (2.12%) PKI
7 7 (1.85%) EqualLogic
8 6 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (1.06%) NHS
9 4 (1.06%) CLARiiON
10 3 (0.79%) CMDB
10 3 (0.79%) Hedge funds
10 3 (0.79%) Visualisation
10 3 (0.79%) Private Cloud
11 2 (0.53%) Hybrid Cloud
11 2 (0.53%) Data Structures
11 2 (0.53%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 258 (68.25%) Windows
2 137 (36.24%) Windows Server 2008
3 91 (24.07%) Windows Server 2012
4 72 (19.05%) Windows 7
5 68 (17.99%) Windows Server 2003
6 47 (12.43%) Linux
7 36 (9.52%) UNIX
8 24 (6.35%) Windows XP
9 17 (4.50%) Windows 8
10 6 (1.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (1.59%) Android
11 5 (1.32%) Mac OS X
11 5 (1.32%) SUSE
12 3 (0.79%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.53%) Windows Vista
13 2 (0.53%) Windows 2000
13 2 (0.53%) AIX
14 1 (0.26%) HPUX
14 1 (0.26%) Solaris
14 1 (0.26%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 136 (35.98%) ITIL
2 47 (12.43%) Migration
3 41 (10.85%) Project Management
4 30 (7.94%) Security Testing
4 30 (7.94%) High Availability
5 29 (7.67%) Service Management
6 26 (6.88%) Knowledge Management
7 21 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
8 19 (5.03%) Customer Engagement
9 18 (4.76%) Test Scripting
9 18 (4.76%) Problem Management
10 17 (4.50%) Incident Management
10 17 (4.50%) ITIL V3
10 17 (4.50%) Server Building
11 15 (3.97%) Capacity Planning
11 15 (3.97%) CRM
11 15 (3.97%) Change Management
12 12 (3.17%) Validation
12 12 (3.17%) PRINCE2
12 12 (3.17%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 93 (24.60%) PowerShell
2 57 (15.08%) SQL
3 38 (10.05%) VBScript
4 32 (8.47%) JavaScript
5 12 (3.17%) C
6 9 (2.38%) C#
7 6 (1.59%) T-SQL
8 3 (0.79%) R
8 3 (0.79%) XMLA
9 2 (0.53%) Bash Shell
9 2 (0.53%) VB
9 2 (0.53%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.26%) Python
10 1 (0.26%) Java
Qualifications
1 377 (99.74%) Microsoft Certification
2 174 (46.03%) MCSE
3 87 (23.02%) MCSA
3 87 (23.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 81 (21.43%) Security Cleared
5 74 (19.58%) MCTS
5 74 (19.58%) Cisco Certification
6 65 (17.20%) SC Cleared
7 47 (12.43%) CCNA
8 40 (10.58%) Degree
9 32 (8.47%) MCP
10 30 (7.94%) ISTQB
11 25 (6.61%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 21 (5.56%) ISEB
12 21 (5.56%) Citrix Certification
13 17 (4.50%) A+ Certification
13 17 (4.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 16 (4.23%) CCNP
15 14 (3.70%) CCA
15 14 (3.70%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (5.03%) SLA
2 7 (1.85%) QA
3 3 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.53%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.26%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.26%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 217 (57.41%) Active Directory
2 92 (24.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 52 (13.76%) Hyper-V
4 43 (11.38%) vSphere
5 33 (8.73%) XenApp
6 20 (5.29%) XenDesktop
7 13 (3.44%) VMware ESX
8 9 (2.38%) Forefront TMG
9 8 (2.12%) VMware ESXi
9 8 (2.12%) Terminal Server
10 6 (1.59%) Terminal Services
10 6 (1.59%) ISA Server
10 6 (1.59%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 6 (1.59%) XenServer
11 5 (1.32%) DFS Replication
12 4 (1.06%) VMware Server
12 4 (1.06%) Microsoft App-V
12 4 (1.06%) Xen
13 3 (0.79%) VMware Workstation
13 3 (0.79%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 48 (12.70%) SCCM
2 33 (8.73%) SCOM
3 15 (3.97%) Backup Exec
4 7 (1.85%) NetBackup
5 6 (1.59%) WSUS
6 5 (1.32%) SCVMM
6 5 (1.32%) HP Quality Center
6 5 (1.32%) Norton AntiVirus
6 5 (1.32%) AirWatch
7 4 (1.06%) Legato
7 4 (1.06%) EMC NetWorker
8 3 (0.79%) HP SIM
8 3 (0.79%) WMI
8 3 (0.79%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 3 (0.79%) SCDPM
8 3 (0.79%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 3 (0.79%) SCSM
9 2 (0.53%) XenMobile
9 2 (0.53%) DameWare
9 2 (0.53%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 294 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 175 (46.30%) VMware
3 109 (28.84%) Cisco
4 76 (20.11%) Citrix
5 60 (15.87%) HP
6 36 (9.52%) NetApp
7 29 (7.67%) EMC
8 23 (6.08%) Symantec
9 16 (4.23%) CheckPoint
9 16 (4.23%) Oracle
10 14 (3.70%) Dell
10 14 (3.70%) McAfee
11 10 (2.65%) Juniper
12 9 (2.38%) AppSense
13 8 (2.12%) Lotus
14 7 (1.85%) Red Gate
14 7 (1.85%) Tufin
15 6 (1.59%) Altiris
16 5 (1.32%) 3PAR
16 5 (1.32%) SolarWinds
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