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 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP)
Rank 391 373 408
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +35
Contract jobs citing MCITP 191 184 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.39% 0.38% 0.28%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.05% 1.98% 1.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 94 52
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£323 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £160 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £463 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £225
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +42.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 32 19
Average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.85% -20.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.10 £13.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.92 £22.50 £28.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £15.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+39.68% -21.25%
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
9313 9292 7751
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.93% 19.37% 18.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 5383 5509 4181
Average daily rate £394 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £535 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 444 477 435
Average hourly rate £23.00 £20.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.47 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £48.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.12 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+34.00% -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 22 May 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 22 May 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 22 May 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
South East +23 76 £339 +13.01% 35
London -54 59 £300 -22.58% 23
North West -8 22 £225 -25.00% 15
West Midlands -6 10 £225 +5.88% 8
East of England +1 8 £250 - 3
Yorkshire -11 7 £263 -25.00% 7
East Midlands -9 5 £305 -32.22% 3
South West - 3 £415 - 6
Midlands - 1 £450 -
MCITP
UK

MCITP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 382 (99.74%) Microsoft Certification
2 277 (72.32%) Microsoft
3 262 (68.41%) Windows
4 226 (59.01%) Active Directory
5 167 (43.60%) VMware
6 160 (41.78%) MCSE
7 143 (37.34%) ITIL
8 137 (35.77%) Windows Server 2008
9 122 (31.85%) Cisco
10 99 (25.85%) PowerShell
11 94 (24.54%) Security Cleared
11 94 (24.54%) VMware Infrastructure
12 91 (23.76%) Windows Server 2012
13 89 (23.24%) MCTS
14 87 (22.72%) MS Excel
15 85 (22.19%) MS Exchange
16 82 (21.41%) DNS
17 80 (20.89%) Cisco Certification
17 80 (20.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 79 (20.63%) SC Cleared
19 78 (20.37%) Windows Server 2003
20 77 (20.10%) MCSA
21 74 (19.32%) Citrix
21 74 (19.32%) HP
22 66 (17.23%) HTML
23 65 (16.97%) Windows 7
24 59 (15.40%) SQL
24 59 (15.40%) SQL Server
25 57 (14.88%) SAN
26 56 (14.62%) .NET

MCITP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 85 (22.19%) MS Exchange
2 36 (9.40%) Exchange Server 2010
3 31 (8.09%) SharePoint
4 26 (6.79%) Lync
5 22 (5.74%) Exchange Server 2007
6 17 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2013
7 15 (3.92%) Office Communications Server
8 14 (3.66%) IIS
9 10 (2.61%) Exchange Server 2003
10 9 (2.35%) IBM Notes
11 7 (1.83%) SharePoint 2010
11 7 (1.83%) GroupWise
12 6 (1.57%) SharePoint 2013
13 5 (1.31%) SAS
14 4 (1.04%) SharePoint Server
14 4 (1.04%) Oracle Application Server
15 2 (0.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 2 (0.52%) TPMS
15 2 (0.52%) Live Communications Server
16 1 (0.26%) WebSphere
Applications
1 87 (22.72%) MS Excel
2 29 (7.57%) MS Office
3 6 (1.57%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (3.66%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.83%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (1.57%) Oracle Applications
4 3 (0.78%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 27 (7.05%) Office 365
2 18 (4.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.52%) IaaS
4 1 (0.26%) PaaS
4 1 (0.26%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.26%) Mimecast
4 1 (0.26%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 82 (21.41%) DNS
2 57 (14.88%) SAN
3 51 (13.32%) Firewall
4 48 (12.53%) DHCP
5 35 (9.14%) WAN
6 32 (8.36%) LAN
7 27 (7.05%) TCP/IP
8 20 (5.22%) Internet
9 17 (4.44%) NAS
10 14 (3.66%) SMTP
11 13 (3.39%) VoIP
12 12 (3.13%) VPN
13 11 (2.87%) VLAN
14 10 (2.61%) NetScaler
15 9 (2.35%) Network Security
15 9 (2.35%) MPLS
16 8 (2.09%) POP3
16 8 (2.09%) Intranet
16 8 (2.09%) IMAP
17 6 (1.57%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (15.40%) SQL Server
2 20 (5.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 19 (4.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 18 (4.70%) SQL Server 2008
5 13 (3.39%) SQL Server 2012
6 12 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (2.09%) MySQL
7 8 (2.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 7 (1.83%) Oracle Reports
9 5 (1.31%) QlikView
9 5 (1.31%) OLAP
9 5 (1.31%) OLAP Cube
10 4 (1.04%) Oracle OLAP
11 3 (0.78%) SQL Server 2005
11 3 (0.78%) Spotfire
12 2 (0.52%) Oracle Database
13 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 1 (0.26%) Big Data
13 1 (0.26%) Oracle Database 10g
13 1 (0.26%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 8 (2.09%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (1.04%) Fiddler
3 3 (0.78%) WinRunner
3 3 (0.78%) TestDirector
3 3 (0.78%) QuickTest Pro
3 3 (0.78%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.52%) Subversion
5 1 (0.26%) StarTeam
5 1 (0.26%) MSI
5 1 (0.26%) ClearQuest
5 1 (0.26%) ClearCase
General
1 32 (8.36%) Finance
2 13 (3.39%) Banking
2 13 (3.39%) Legal
3 12 (3.13%) Law
4 9 (2.35%) Telecoms
5 3 (0.78%) Local Government
5 3 (0.78%) Back Office
6 2 (0.52%) Marketing
6 2 (0.52%) Retail
7 1 (0.26%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.26%) Billing
7 1 (0.26%) Advertising
7 1 (0.26%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 37 (9.66%) Server Engineer
2 36 (9.40%) Wintel Engineer
3 35 (9.14%) Support Engineer
4 33 (8.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 32 (8.36%) Analyst
5 32 (8.36%) Consultant
6 27 (7.05%) Architect
7 26 (6.79%) Field Engineer
8 23 (6.01%) 3rd Line Support
9 21 (5.48%) Test Specialist
10 20 (5.22%) Administrator
11 18 (4.70%) Developer
12 17 (4.44%) DBA
12 17 (4.44%) SQL DBA
13 16 (4.18%) Systems Engineer
13 16 (4.18%) Support Analyst
14 14 (3.66%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
15 13 (3.39%) Desktop Support
16 12 (3.13%) Technical Architect
16 12 (3.13%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (17.23%) HTML
2 56 (14.62%) .NET
3 49 (12.79%) XML
4 37 (9.66%) ASP.NET
5 36 (9.40%) JSP
6 13 (3.39%) Web Services
7 7 (1.83%) WCF
7 7 (1.83%) Application Packaging
7 7 (1.83%) SOAP
8 6 (1.57%) jQuery
9 4 (1.04%) LAMP
9 4 (1.04%) MDX
10 3 (0.78%) Software Packaging
10 3 (0.78%) Reactive Extensions
10 3 (0.78%) Managed Extensibility Framework
11 2 (0.52%) CSS
12 1 (0.26%) ASP.NET 2.0
12 1 (0.26%) XHTML
12 1 (0.26%) COM
12 1 (0.26%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 37 (9.66%) Clustering
2 16 (4.18%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (2.87%) PKI
3 11 (2.87%) Computer Science
4 9 (2.35%) Replication
4 9 (2.35%) Management Information System
4 9 (2.35%) Private Cloud
5 6 (1.57%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (1.31%) EqualLogic
7 4 (1.04%) Blackberry
7 4 (1.04%) CLARiiON
8 3 (0.78%) PDA
8 3 (0.78%) Visualisation
8 3 (0.78%) Hedge funds
8 3 (0.78%) AS400
8 3 (0.78%) NHS
8 3 (0.78%) Enterprise Cloud
9 2 (0.52%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.52%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (0.52%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 262 (68.41%) Windows
2 137 (35.77%) Windows Server 2008
3 91 (23.76%) Windows Server 2012
4 78 (20.37%) Windows Server 2003
5 65 (16.97%) Windows 7
6 55 (14.36%) Linux
7 43 (11.23%) UNIX
8 17 (4.44%) Windows XP
9 16 (4.18%) Windows 8
10 4 (1.04%) Windows 2000 Server
11 3 (0.78%) Windows Vista
11 3 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (0.78%) Mac OS X
11 3 (0.78%) Windows 2000
11 3 (0.78%) AIX
12 2 (0.52%) Android
13 1 (0.26%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.26%) Debian
13 1 (0.26%) VMS
13 1 (0.26%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 143 (37.34%) ITIL
2 51 (13.32%) Project Management
3 39 (10.18%) Security Testing
4 37 (9.66%) Service Management
4 37 (9.66%) Migration
4 37 (9.66%) High Availability
5 34 (8.88%) Knowledge Management
6 28 (7.31%) Customer Engagement
7 26 (6.79%) Disaster Recovery
8 23 (6.01%) Test Scripting
9 19 (4.96%) Problem Management
9 19 (4.96%) CRM
10 18 (4.70%) ITIL V3
11 16 (4.18%) Capacity Planning
12 15 (3.92%) Incident Management
12 15 (3.92%) Change Management
12 15 (3.92%) Performance Monitoring
13 13 (3.39%) Agile Software Development
13 13 (3.39%) Business Intelligence
14 12 (3.13%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 99 (25.85%) PowerShell
2 59 (15.40%) SQL
3 42 (10.97%) JavaScript
4 39 (10.18%) VBScript
5 15 (3.92%) C#
6 11 (2.87%) C
7 6 (1.57%) T-SQL
8 3 (0.78%) R
8 3 (0.78%) VB.NET
9 2 (0.52%) VB
9 2 (0.52%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.26%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.26%) Python
10 1 (0.26%) Java
Qualifications
1 382 (99.74%) Microsoft Certification
2 160 (41.78%) MCSE
3 94 (24.54%) Security Cleared
4 89 (23.24%) MCTS
5 80 (20.89%) Cisco Certification
5 80 (20.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 79 (20.63%) SC Cleared
7 77 (20.10%) MCSA
8 52 (13.58%) Degree
9 43 (11.23%) CCNA
10 40 (10.44%) ISTQB
11 36 (9.40%) MCP
12 35 (9.14%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
13 26 (6.79%) ISEB
14 24 (6.27%) Citrix Certification
15 22 (5.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 17 (4.44%) DV Cleared
16 17 (4.44%) CCA
17 15 (3.92%) A+ Certification
18 14 (3.66%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.39%) SLA
2 7 (1.83%) QA
3 2 (0.52%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.26%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 226 (59.01%) Active Directory
2 94 (24.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 55 (14.36%) Hyper-V
4 39 (10.18%) vSphere
5 32 (8.36%) XenApp
6 21 (5.48%) XenDesktop
7 14 (3.66%) VMware ESX
8 8 (2.09%) Terminal Server
9 7 (1.83%) Forefront TMG
9 7 (1.83%) ISA Server
10 6 (1.57%) Terminal Services
10 6 (1.57%) Microsoft App-V
11 4 (1.04%) VMware Workstation
11 4 (1.04%) VMware ESXi
11 4 (1.04%) DFS Replication
11 4 (1.04%) Xen
12 3 (0.78%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 3 (0.78%) VMware Server
12 3 (0.78%) Firmware
13 1 (0.26%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 36 (9.40%) SCCM
2 33 (8.62%) SCOM
3 10 (2.61%) HP Quality Center
4 7 (1.83%) Backup Exec
5 6 (1.57%) SCSM
5 6 (1.57%) WSUS
5 6 (1.57%) WMI
6 5 (1.31%) NetBackup
7 4 (1.04%) Legato
7 4 (1.04%) EMC NetWorker
7 4 (1.04%) SCVMM
8 3 (0.78%) McAfee ePO
8 3 (0.78%) Norton AntiVirus
8 3 (0.78%) MOM
8 3 (0.78%) SCDPM
8 3 (0.78%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 3 (0.78%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 2 (0.52%) XenMobile
9 2 (0.52%) Netcool
9 2 (0.52%) DameWare
Vendors
1 277 (72.32%) Microsoft
2 167 (43.60%) VMware
3 122 (31.85%) Cisco
4 74 (19.32%) Citrix
4 74 (19.32%) HP
5 36 (9.40%) NetApp
6 23 (6.01%) Oracle
7 17 (4.44%) Dell
7 17 (4.44%) EMC
8 14 (3.66%) CheckPoint
9 11 (2.87%) McAfee
9 11 (2.87%) Symantec
10 10 (2.61%) Juniper
10 10 (2.61%) Lotus
11 9 (2.35%) Red Gate
12 7 (1.83%) Tufin
12 7 (1.83%) Novell
12 7 (1.83%) Avaya
12 7 (1.83%) IBM
13 6 (1.57%) Red Hat
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