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 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP)
Rank 407 388 369
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -19
Contract jobs citing MCITP 186 175 216
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.36% 0.37% 0.41%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.87% 2.13% 2.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 93 102
Average daily rate
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£348 £316 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.03% -3.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £157 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £275 £323
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -14.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 19 13
Average hourly rate £15.77 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.23% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.30 £10.90 £15.14
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.90 £26.30 £23.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.77 £14.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+12.64% -15.15%
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
9940 8224 9416
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 19.05% 17.30% 17.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 5598 4655 4944
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £547 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 406 389 564
Average hourly rate £20.00 £19.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £11.50 £12.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.90 £42.50 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.08%

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 18 September 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
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 18 September 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 -16 73 £338 -10.00% 31
South East +18 50 £380 +26.66% 27
North West +5 25 £311 +38.33% 11
East of England -30 18 £420 +52.72% 5
South West -30 9 £325 -4.76% 14
Yorkshire +5 4 £320 -23.80% 9
West Midlands -16 4 £320 +93.93% 6
East Midlands -2 3 - - 5
North East - - - -
MCITP
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MCITP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

1 381 (98.20%) Microsoft Certification
2 268 (69.07%) Windows
3 261 (67.27%) Microsoft
4 185 (47.68%) MCSE
5 152 (39.18%) Active Directory
6 144 (37.11%) Windows Server 2008
7 132 (34.02%) VMware
8 128 (32.99%) ITIL
9 115 (29.64%) MCTS
10 111 (28.61%) Windows Server 2003
11 109 (28.09%) SQL Server
12 107 (27.58%) MS Exchange
13 105 (27.06%) SQL
14 98 (25.26%) HP
15 95 (24.48%) MS Excel
16 88 (22.68%) Citrix
17 83 (21.39%) Cisco Certification
18 82 (21.13%) VMware Infrastructure
19 81 (20.88%) PowerShell
20 79 (20.36%) Cisco
20 79 (20.36%) DNS
21 72 (18.56%) Exchange Server 2010
22 71 (18.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
23 68 (17.53%) .NET
23 68 (17.53%) MCP
24 67 (17.27%) SharePoint
25 66 (17.01%) SAN
26 64 (16.49%) MCSA
27 61 (15.72%) DHCP
27 61 (15.72%) Windows 7

MCITP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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
1 107 (27.58%) MS Exchange
2 72 (18.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 67 (17.27%) SharePoint
4 53 (13.66%) Exchange Server 2003
5 43 (11.08%) Exchange Server 2007
6 32 (8.25%) SharePoint 2010
7 22 (5.67%) IIS
8 18 (4.64%) Lync
9 17 (4.38%) Exchange Server 2013
10 10 (2.58%) SharePoint Server
10 10 (2.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 5 (1.29%) Tomcat
11 5 (1.29%) WebSphere
12 4 (1.03%) JOnAS
12 4 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2000
12 4 (1.03%) SharePoint 2013
13 2 (0.52%) BizTalk Server
14 1 (0.26%) GroupWise
14 1 (0.26%) IBM Notes
14 1 (0.26%) WorkSite
Applications
1 95 (24.48%) MS Excel
2 39 (10.05%) MS Office
3 4 (1.03%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.77%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.26%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 21 (5.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (2.32%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (1.55%) SAP SD
4 3 (0.77%) assyst
5 1 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.84%) Office 365
2 4 (1.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.26%) SaaS
3 1 (0.26%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 79 (20.36%) DNS
2 66 (17.01%) SAN
3 61 (15.72%) DHCP
4 45 (11.60%) Firewall
5 38 (9.79%) TCP/IP
6 27 (6.96%) WAN
7 23 (5.93%) Wireless
8 21 (5.41%) LAN
9 11 (2.84%) Network Security
10 10 (2.58%) VLAN
11 9 (2.32%) iSCSI
12 8 (2.06%) VPN
13 7 (1.80%) Cisco ASA
13 7 (1.80%) Extranet
13 7 (1.80%) Fibre Channel
14 6 (1.55%) NAS
15 5 (1.29%) VoIP
15 5 (1.29%) NetScaler
15 5 (1.29%) Internet
16 4 (1.03%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 109 (28.09%) SQL Server
2 71 (18.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 57 (14.69%) SQL Server 2008
4 37 (9.54%) SQL Server 2005
5 34 (8.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 32 (8.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 20 (5.15%) SQL Server 2012
8 14 (3.61%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 10 (2.58%) MySQL
10 9 (2.32%) Data Warehouse
11 8 (2.06%) SQL Server 2000
12 7 (1.80%) Oracle Database 11g
12 7 (1.80%) DTS
12 7 (1.80%) Oracle Database
13 6 (1.55%) Relational Database
13 6 (1.55%) Oracle Database 10g
14 5 (1.29%) RDBMS
15 4 (1.03%) Oracle Reports
16 3 (0.77%) EDRMS
16 3 (0.77%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 18 (4.64%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (1.55%) QuickTest Pro
2 6 (1.55%) MSI
2 6 (1.55%) InstallShield
3 5 (1.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 3 (0.77%) LoadRunner
4 3 (0.77%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.52%) AdminStudio
6 1 (0.26%) Fiddler
General
1 44 (11.34%) Finance
2 9 (2.32%) Banking
3 7 (1.80%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.03%) Retail
4 4 (1.03%) Advertising
4 4 (1.03%) Law
5 3 (0.77%) Legal
6 2 (0.52%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.52%) Front Office
6 2 (0.52%) Back Office
7 1 (0.26%) Electronics
7 1 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.26%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.26%) Games
7 1 (0.26%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 56 (14.43%) Support Engineer
2 52 (13.40%) Analyst
3 42 (10.82%) Developer
4 34 (8.76%) Administrator
5 30 (7.73%) Consultant
6 29 (7.47%) 3rd Line Support
7 28 (7.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 26 (6.70%) DBA
9 25 (6.44%) Support Analyst
10 24 (6.19%) SQL DBA
11 20 (5.15%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 19 (4.90%) Systems Engineer
13 17 (4.38%) CRM Developer
14 16 (4.12%) Wintel Engineer
14 16 (4.12%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
14 16 (4.12%) Systems Administrator
15 13 (3.35%) SQL Developer
15 13 (3.35%) Business Intelligence Developer
16 12 (3.09%) Server Engineer
16 12 (3.09%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (17.53%) .NET
2 36 (9.28%) HTML
3 32 (8.25%) XML
4 29 (7.47%) ASP.NET
5 24 (6.19%) JSP
6 20 (5.15%) WCF
7 19 (4.90%) Web Services
8 16 (4.12%) SOAP
8 16 (4.12%) Reactive Extensions
8 16 (4.12%) Managed Extensibility Framework
9 12 (3.09%) Silverlight
9 12 (3.09%) jQuery
10 7 (1.80%) Software Packaging
11 6 (1.55%) EDI
12 5 (1.29%) LAMP
13 4 (1.03%) Application Packaging
14 3 (0.77%) .NET Framework
14 3 (0.77%) HTML5
15 1 (0.26%) REST
15 1 (0.26%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 54 (13.92%) Clustering
2 27 (6.96%) Analytical Skills
3 26 (6.70%) Replication
4 16 (4.12%) Blackberry
5 8 (2.06%) Data Integration
6 7 (1.80%) Computer Science
7 6 (1.55%) EqualLogic
8 5 (1.29%) CMDB
9 4 (1.03%) Management Information System
10 3 (0.77%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.52%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.52%) Statistics
12 1 (0.26%) Data Protection Act
12 1 (0.26%) Mathematics
12 1 (0.26%) Smartphone
12 1 (0.26%) PDA
12 1 (0.26%) Fat Client
12 1 (0.26%) Video Conferencing
12 1 (0.26%) Life Science
12 1 (0.26%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 268 (69.07%) Windows
2 144 (37.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 111 (28.61%) Windows Server 2003
4 61 (15.72%) Windows 7
5 55 (14.18%) Linux
6 52 (13.40%) Windows XP
6 52 (13.40%) Windows Server 2012
7 40 (10.31%) UNIX
8 15 (3.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 12 (3.09%) Windows 8
10 11 (2.84%) Windows Vista
11 10 (2.58%) Windows 2000 Server
12 8 (2.06%) Solaris
13 6 (1.55%) Windows 2000
14 5 (1.29%) Mac OS X
15 4 (1.03%) Android
16 2 (0.52%) Mac OS
16 2 (0.52%) Windows NT
17 1 (0.26%) VMS
17 1 (0.26%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (32.99%) ITIL
2 48 (12.37%) Migration
3 31 (7.99%) Business Intelligence
4 29 (7.47%) CRM
5 27 (6.96%) Service Management
6 24 (6.19%) Workflow
7 23 (5.93%) Data Modelling
7 23 (5.93%) Project Management
8 22 (5.67%) Load Balancing
8 22 (5.67%) Security Testing
8 22 (5.67%) Performance Tuning
9 21 (5.41%) Incident Management
9 21 (5.41%) Change Management
9 21 (5.41%) Agile Software Development
10 19 (4.90%) Disaster Recovery
11 16 (4.12%) MVVM
12 14 (3.61%) Customer Engagement
12 14 (3.61%) TDD
13 13 (3.35%) ETL
13 13 (3.35%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 105 (27.06%) SQL
2 81 (20.88%) PowerShell
3 38 (9.79%) T-SQL
4 32 (8.25%) C#
5 27 (6.96%) JavaScript
6 23 (5.93%) VBScript
7 18 (4.64%) VB
8 6 (1.55%) Perl
8 6 (1.55%) C
8 6 (1.55%) ABAP
9 3 (0.77%) Python
9 3 (0.77%) Ruby
10 2 (0.52%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.52%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.26%) PHP
11 1 (0.26%) C++
11 1 (0.26%) Java
11 1 (0.26%) PowerHouse
Qualifications
1 381 (98.20%) Microsoft Certification
2 185 (47.68%) MCSE
3 115 (29.64%) MCTS
4 83 (21.39%) Cisco Certification
5 68 (17.53%) MCP
6 64 (16.49%) MCSA
7 57 (14.69%) CCNA
8 54 (13.92%) Security Cleared
9 50 (12.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 42 (10.82%) Degree
11 40 (10.31%) SC Cleared
12 35 (9.02%) ISTQB
13 29 (7.47%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
14 22 (5.67%) CCNP
15 21 (5.41%) MCDST
16 17 (4.38%) ITIL Certification
16 17 (4.38%) DV Cleared
17 16 (4.12%) Citrix Certification
18 13 (3.35%) CCA
19 12 (3.09%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.38%) QA
2 16 (4.12%) SLA
3 8 (2.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (1.03%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.77%) BS7799
6 1 (0.26%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 152 (39.18%) Active Directory
2 82 (21.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 52 (13.40%) Hyper-V
4 39 (10.05%) XenApp
5 22 (5.67%) vSphere
5 22 (5.67%) VMware ESX
6 8 (2.06%) Microsoft App-V
6 8 (2.06%) Terminal Services
7 7 (1.80%) NFS
7 7 (1.80%) Oracle RAC
7 7 (1.80%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (1.55%) ISA Server
9 4 (1.03%) UAG
10 3 (0.77%) VMware Server
10 3 (0.77%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 3 (0.77%) Forefront TMG
10 3 (0.77%) XenServer
11 2 (0.52%) XenDesktop
11 2 (0.52%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 2 (0.52%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 41 (10.57%) Backup Exec
2 34 (8.76%) SCCM
3 30 (7.73%) SCOM
4 12 (3.09%) WSUS
5 7 (1.80%) MIMEsweeper
5 7 (1.80%) MAILsweeper
6 6 (1.55%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 5 (1.29%) Norton AntiVirus
7 5 (1.29%) SCVMM
7 5 (1.29%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 4 (1.03%) SCOrch
8 4 (1.03%) Data Guard
8 4 (1.03%) EMC NetWorker
9 3 (0.77%) NetBackup
9 3 (0.77%) FortiGate
10 2 (0.52%) Ionix
10 2 (0.52%) HP Quality Center
10 2 (0.52%) Veritas Storage Foundation
11 1 (0.26%) WMI
11 1 (0.26%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 261 (67.27%) Microsoft
2 132 (34.02%) VMware
3 98 (25.26%) HP
4 88 (22.68%) Citrix
5 79 (20.36%) Cisco
6 40 (10.31%) Symantec
7 35 (9.02%) EMC
8 32 (8.25%) Apple
9 29 (7.47%) Oracle
10 27 (6.96%) Juniper
11 19 (4.90%) Meru Networks
12 15 (3.87%) IBM
12 15 (3.87%) NetApp
13 14 (3.61%) Red Hat
14 12 (3.09%) Avaya
15 11 (2.84%) Dell
16 10 (2.58%) Sophos
16 10 (2.58%) SolarWinds
17 9 (2.32%) SAP
18 6 (1.55%) Salesforce.com
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