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 6 December 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP)
Rank 535 537 439
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -98
Contract jobs citing MCITP 73 78 192
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.16% 0.16% 0.37%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.77% 0.76% 1.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 45 103
Median daily rate £350 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £126 £207 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £456 £469
UK excluding London median daily rate £347 £340 £359
% change year-on-year
+2.05% -5.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 21
Median hourly rate £13.00 £20.00 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.00% +26.82%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £57.50 £21.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+167.44% +38.70%
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
9494 10319 10779
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 20.16% 20.61% 20.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 5963 6291 6166
Median daily rate £420 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 432 502 499
Median hourly rate £27.50 £26.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.77% +51.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.40 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.83 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £17.75
% change year-on-year
- +54.92%

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 6 December 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 6 December 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 +6 25 £313 +17.92% 7
South East +7 17 £350 -13.31% 7
South West +13 9 £325 -18.75% 2
West Midlands -29 8 £371 -17.55% 1
Yorkshire +11 7 £500 +50.37% 3
East of England +7 4 £400 - 4
East Midlands - 3 £280 - 2
North West -9 1 - - 2
North East -38 1 £275 -
MCITP
UK

MCITP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 December 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.

1 154 (97.47%) Microsoft Certification
2 130 (82.28%) Microsoft
3 105 (66.46%) Windows
4 90 (56.96%) Active Directory
5 74 (46.84%) MCSE
6 63 (39.87%) Windows Server
7 57 (36.08%) ITIL
8 53 (33.54%) VMware
9 41 (25.95%) Windows Server 2012
10 40 (25.32%) Office 365
10 40 (25.32%) Migration
10 40 (25.32%) MS Excel
11 39 (24.68%) SQL Server
12 37 (23.42%) MCSA
13 36 (22.78%) SQL
13 36 (22.78%) Windows Server 2008
14 34 (21.52%) MCTS
15 32 (20.25%) VMware Infrastructure
16 30 (18.99%) PowerShell
17 29 (18.35%) SCCM
18 27 (17.09%) DNS
19 26 (16.46%) MS Office
19 26 (16.46%) HP
20 25 (15.82%) Windows 7
21 24 (15.19%) Citrix
21 24 (15.19%) C#
21 24 (15.19%) DHCP
21 24 (15.19%) Finance
21 24 (15.19%) Firewall
22 23 (14.56%) Cisco

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 23 (14.56%) SharePoint
2 19 (12.03%) MS Exchange
3 14 (8.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (8.86%) Skype for Business
4 11 (6.96%) Exchange Server 2013
5 8 (5.06%) SharePoint 2013
6 6 (3.80%) SharePoint 2010
7 5 (3.16%) MS Project Server
8 3 (1.90%) IIS
9 2 (1.27%) CMS
9 2 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.63%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.63%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 40 (25.32%) MS Excel
2 26 (16.46%) MS Office
3 4 (2.53%) InfoPath
4 2 (1.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (8.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.27%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 40 (25.32%) Office 365
2 20 (12.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (3.16%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (2.53%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (2.53%) OneDrive
4 4 (2.53%) Yammer
5 3 (1.90%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (1.90%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (17.09%) DNS
2 24 (15.19%) DHCP
2 24 (15.19%) Firewall
3 19 (12.03%) SAN
4 18 (11.39%) WAN
5 13 (8.23%) TCP/IP
6 12 (7.59%) Kerberos
7 10 (6.33%) LAN
8 8 (5.06%) NetScaler
8 8 (5.06%) Skype
9 7 (4.43%) PBX
9 7 (4.43%) VoIP
9 7 (4.43%) VPN
10 6 (3.80%) MPLS
10 6 (3.80%) VLAN
11 4 (2.53%) LDAP
11 4 (2.53%) NAS
11 4 (2.53%) Unified Communications
12 3 (1.90%) Cisco Nexus
12 3 (1.90%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (24.68%) SQL Server
2 17 (10.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 14 (8.86%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (7.59%) SQL Server 2012
5 9 (5.70%) SQL Server 2014
5 9 (5.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 9 (5.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (5.06%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (5.06%) Oracle Database
7 4 (2.53%) Oracle Database 10g
7 4 (2.53%) Oracle Database 12c
8 3 (1.90%) SQL Server 2000
8 3 (1.90%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (1.27%) Data Mart
9 2 (1.27%) DTS
9 2 (1.27%) OLAP
9 2 (1.27%) OLTP
9 2 (1.27%) PowerPivot
9 2 (1.27%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.27%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 19 (12.03%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (1.90%) CruiseControl
2 3 (1.90%) TeamCity
2 3 (1.90%) Visual Studio Team System
3 2 (1.27%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.63%) StarTeam
4 1 (0.63%) WiX
General
1 24 (15.19%) Finance
2 4 (2.53%) Back Office
2 4 (2.53%) Banking
2 4 (2.53%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (1.90%) German Language
3 3 (1.90%) Retail
4 2 (1.27%) Local Government
5 1 (0.63%) Legal
5 1 (0.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (13.29%) DBA
1 21 (13.29%) SQL DBA
2 17 (10.76%) Developer
3 16 (10.13%) Analyst
4 13 (8.23%) Architect
5 12 (7.59%) SQL Server DBA
5 12 (7.59%) Windows Engineer
6 10 (6.33%) Administrator
6 10 (6.33%) Consultant
6 10 (6.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 9 (5.70%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 9 (5.70%) CRM Developer
7 9 (5.70%) Support Engineer
8 8 (5.06%) Desktop Engineer
9 7 (4.43%) Server Engineer
9 7 (4.43%) Service Analyst
9 7 (4.43%) Systems Engineer
9 7 (4.43%) Windows Systems Engineer
10 6 (3.80%) Dynamics CRM Developer
10 6 (3.80%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (11.39%) .NET
2 14 (8.86%) ASP.NET
3 13 (8.23%) HTML
4 10 (6.33%) WCF
5 8 (5.06%) XML
6 5 (3.16%) SOAP
6 5 (3.16%) Web Services
7 3 (1.90%) Managed Extensibility Framework
7 3 (1.90%) Reactive Extensions
7 3 (1.90%) WF
8 1 (0.63%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (0.63%) COM
8 1 (0.63%) JSON
8 1 (0.63%) Razor View Engine
8 1 (0.63%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.59%) Clustering
2 10 (6.33%) Data Centre
2 10 (6.33%) Replication
3 6 (3.80%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (3.80%) Computer Science
4 5 (3.16%) PKI
5 4 (2.53%) FlexPod
6 3 (1.90%) Wiki
7 2 (1.27%) BYOD
7 2 (1.27%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.27%) Fintech
7 2 (1.27%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.63%) Handset
8 1 (0.63%) HP Storage
8 1 (0.63%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.63%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.63%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.63%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 105 (66.46%) Windows
2 63 (39.87%) Windows Server
3 41 (25.95%) Windows Server 2012
4 36 (22.78%) Windows Server 2008
5 25 (15.82%) Windows 7
6 20 (12.66%) Windows Server 2003
7 12 (7.59%) Solaris
8 11 (6.96%) Linux
9 10 (6.33%) Windows 10
10 9 (5.70%) Windows XP
11 6 (3.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 5 (3.16%) Windows 8
13 4 (2.53%) Unix
14 1 (0.63%) AIX
14 1 (0.63%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (36.08%) ITIL
2 40 (25.32%) Migration
3 13 (8.23%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (8.23%) CRM
4 12 (7.59%) Disaster Recovery
5 11 (6.96%) Business Intelligence
6 10 (6.33%) High Availability
7 9 (5.70%) Project Management
8 8 (5.06%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (4.43%) Asset Management
9 7 (4.43%) Change Management
9 7 (4.43%) Performance Tuning
9 7 (4.43%) TDD
10 6 (3.80%) Capacity Management
10 6 (3.80%) Converged Infrastructure
10 6 (3.80%) Data Migration
10 6 (3.80%) ETL
10 6 (3.80%) Patch Management
10 6 (3.80%) Performance Monitoring
10 6 (3.80%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 36 (22.78%) SQL
2 30 (18.99%) PowerShell
3 24 (15.19%) C#
4 15 (9.49%) VBScript
5 8 (5.06%) C++
5 8 (5.06%) Java
5 8 (5.06%) T-SQL
6 4 (2.53%) C
7 3 (1.90%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.27%) JavaScript
8 2 (1.27%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.27%) VB
Qualifications
1 154 (97.47%) Microsoft Certification
2 74 (46.84%) MCSE
3 37 (23.42%) MCSA
4 34 (21.52%) MCTS
5 20 (12.66%) Degree
6 19 (12.03%) MCP
6 19 (12.03%) Security Cleared
7 18 (11.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 15 (9.49%) Cisco Certification
9 13 (8.23%) CCNA
9 13 (8.23%) MCDST
10 11 (6.96%) SC Cleared
11 9 (5.70%) MCDBA
12 7 (4.43%) A+ Certification
12 7 (4.43%) CCNP
12 7 (4.43%) DV Cleared
13 5 (3.16%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 4 (2.53%) ITIL Certification
14 4 (2.53%) VCP4
14 4 (2.53%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.70%) PCI DSS
2 6 (3.80%) SLA
3 4 (2.53%) QA
4 2 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.63%) ISO27002
System Software
1 90 (56.96%) Active Directory
2 32 (20.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (11.39%) Hyper-V
4 14 (8.86%) XenApp
5 10 (6.33%) Virtual Servers
6 7 (4.43%) vSphere
7 4 (2.53%) Oracle RAC
7 4 (2.53%) XenDesktop
8 3 (1.90%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (1.90%) VMware ESX
9 2 (1.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (1.27%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 29 (18.35%) SCCM
2 17 (10.76%) SCOM
3 7 (4.43%) Nessus
4 5 (3.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 5 (3.16%) WSUS
5 4 (2.53%) Backup Exec
5 4 (2.53%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 4 (2.53%) Microsoft Intune
5 4 (2.53%) Nagios
5 4 (2.53%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 4 (2.53%) SolarWinds Orion
6 3 (1.90%) Simpana
7 2 (1.27%) Failover Clustering
7 2 (1.27%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 1 (0.63%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 1 (0.63%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.63%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.63%) Netcool
8 1 (0.63%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 130 (82.28%) Microsoft
2 53 (33.54%) VMware
3 26 (16.46%) HP
4 24 (15.19%) Citrix
5 23 (14.56%) Cisco
6 16 (10.13%) SolarWinds
7 14 (8.86%) Oracle
8 10 (6.33%) NetApp
9 8 (5.06%) 3PAR
10 7 (4.43%) IBM
10 7 (4.43%) Intel Security
10 7 (4.43%) LANDesk
11 6 (3.80%) Red Hat
12 5 (3.16%) CheckPoint
13 4 (2.53%) Altiris
13 4 (2.53%) RedGate
13 4 (2.53%) Supermicro
13 4 (2.53%) Veeam
14 3 (1.90%) Avaya
14 3 (1.90%) CommVault