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 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP)
Rank 429 374 424
Rank change year-on-year
-55 +50
Contract jobs citing MCITP 168 205 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.33% 0.42% 0.29%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.71% 2.22% 1.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 123 52
Average daily rate
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£338 £320 £321
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.46% -0.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £136 £171 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £320 £290
% change year-on-year
+8.75% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 13 15
Average hourly rate £15.77 £17.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.88% +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.15 £13.33 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £23.20 £28.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.77 £14.50 £16.09
% change year-on-year
+8.75% -9.88%
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
9843 9224 8269
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 19.10% 18.69% 17.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 5948 5255 4491
Average daily rate £400 £378 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.96% +0.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 467 402 454
Average hourly rate £22.50 £19.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.42% -13.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.06 £13.25 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.12 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+26.94% -9.52%

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 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 31 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 31 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
South East -20 43 £375 +2.73% 24
London -38 41 £300 -18.03% 37
North West -23 27 £225 -18.18% 8
Yorkshire -2 26 £400 +25.00% 4
East of England -8 17 £325 - 3
South West -9 6 £415 +29.68% 2
East Midlands +1 5 - - 1
West Midlands 0 3 £350 +9.37% 5
MCITP
UK

MCITP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 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.

1 355 (99.72%) Microsoft Certification
2 286 (80.34%) Microsoft
3 245 (68.82%) Windows
4 200 (56.18%) Active Directory
5 173 (48.60%) MCSE
6 158 (44.38%) VMware
7 130 (36.52%) Windows Server 2008
8 129 (36.24%) ITIL
9 98 (27.53%) MS Excel
10 96 (26.97%) Cisco
11 95 (26.69%) MCSA
12 89 (25.00%) PowerShell
12 89 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
13 84 (23.60%) VMware Infrastructure
14 74 (20.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 73 (20.51%) DNS
16 71 (19.94%) Security Cleared
17 70 (19.66%) Cisco Certification
18 69 (19.38%) Citrix
18 69 (19.38%) Windows 7
19 65 (18.26%) MCTS
19 65 (18.26%) MS Exchange
20 61 (17.13%) Windows Server 2003
21 57 (16.01%) SQL
22 54 (15.17%) SC Cleared
23 53 (14.89%) HTML
24 52 (14.61%) HP
25 51 (14.33%) DHCP
26 50 (14.04%) SQL Server
26 50 (14.04%) SAN

MCITP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 65 (18.26%) MS Exchange
2 31 (8.71%) SharePoint
3 28 (7.87%) Lync
4 24 (6.74%) Exchange Server 2010
4 24 (6.74%) IIS
5 23 (6.46%) Exchange Server 2013
6 20 (5.62%) Exchange Server 2007
7 10 (2.81%) SharePoint 2013
8 9 (2.53%) SharePoint 2010
8 9 (2.53%) Exchange Server 2003
9 6 (1.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 6 (1.69%) Office Communications Server
10 5 (1.40%) SAS
11 4 (1.12%) Oracle Application Server
12 3 (0.84%) IBM Notes
13 2 (0.56%) GroupWise
13 2 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
13 2 (0.56%) SharePoint Server
13 2 (0.56%) TPMS
14 1 (0.28%) WebSphere
Applications
1 98 (27.53%) MS Excel
2 46 (12.92%) MS Office
3 6 (1.69%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.56%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 15 (4.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.69%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.56%) SAP CCM
3 2 (0.56%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.28%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 31 (8.71%) Office 365
2 20 (5.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.84%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.28%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.28%) PaaS
4 1 (0.28%) IaaS
4 1 (0.28%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 73 (20.51%) DNS
2 51 (14.33%) DHCP
3 50 (14.04%) SAN
4 40 (11.24%) Firewall
5 36 (10.11%) WAN
6 33 (9.27%) LAN
7 18 (5.06%) TCP/IP
7 18 (5.06%) VPN
8 15 (4.21%) Internet
9 13 (3.65%) NAS
10 11 (3.09%) VLAN
11 9 (2.53%) Intranet
11 9 (2.53%) MPLS
11 9 (2.53%) Cisco IOS
12 8 (2.25%) SMTP
12 8 (2.25%) NetScaler
13 7 (1.97%) VoIP
14 6 (1.69%) HTTP
15 5 (1.40%) Cisco Nexus
16 4 (1.12%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (14.04%) SQL Server
2 16 (4.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 14 (3.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (2.53%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (1.97%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (1.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (1.12%) MySQL
7 4 (1.12%) QlikView
8 3 (0.84%) Spotfire
9 2 (0.56%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (0.56%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (0.56%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.28%) Big Data
10 1 (0.28%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 7 (1.97%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (1.12%) Fiddler
3 2 (0.56%) WinRunner
3 2 (0.56%) TestDirector
3 2 (0.56%) HP UFT
3 2 (0.56%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.56%) MSI
3 2 (0.56%) Subversion
4 1 (0.28%) StarTeam
4 1 (0.28%) ClearCase
4 1 (0.28%) ClearQuest
General
1 30 (8.43%) Finance
2 16 (4.49%) Legal
3 15 (4.21%) Banking
4 11 (3.09%) Law
5 7 (1.97%) Telecoms
6 6 (1.69%) French Language
7 3 (0.84%) Local Government
7 3 (0.84%) Marketing
7 3 (0.84%) Back Office
7 3 (0.84%) Retail
8 1 (0.28%) Billing
8 1 (0.28%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.28%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.28%) Publishing
8 1 (0.28%) Games
8 1 (0.28%) German Language
Job Titles
1 40 (11.24%) Analyst
1 40 (11.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 39 (10.96%) Wintel Engineer
3 34 (9.55%) Server Engineer
4 33 (9.27%) Support Engineer
5 30 (8.43%) Consultant
6 23 (6.46%) Support Analyst
7 18 (5.06%) Architect
7 18 (5.06%) Test Specialist
8 17 (4.78%) 3rd Line Support
9 16 (4.49%) Administrator
9 16 (4.49%) Desktop Support
10 15 (4.21%) 2nd Line Support
11 13 (3.65%) SQL DBA
11 13 (3.65%) DBA
12 12 (3.37%) Developer
13 11 (3.09%) Windows Server Engineer
13 11 (3.09%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
14 10 (2.81%) Systems Engineer
14 10 (2.81%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (14.89%) HTML
2 41 (11.52%) XML
3 39 (10.96%) .NET
4 24 (6.74%) ASP.NET
5 23 (6.46%) JSP
6 11 (3.09%) Web Services
7 6 (1.69%) Application Packaging
7 6 (1.69%) WCF
8 4 (1.12%) LAMP
8 4 (1.12%) SOAP
8 4 (1.12%) Reactive Extensions
8 4 (1.12%) Managed Extensibility Framework
9 3 (0.84%) COM
9 3 (0.84%) MDX
9 3 (0.84%) jQuery
10 2 (0.56%) Silverlight
10 2 (0.56%) CSS
11 1 (0.28%) XSLT
11 1 (0.28%) XHTML
11 1 (0.28%) ASP.NET 2.0
Miscellaneous
1 33 (9.27%) Data Centre
2 24 (6.74%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (6.46%) Clustering
4 13 (3.65%) Computer Science
5 12 (3.37%) Blackberry
6 10 (2.81%) Replication
7 8 (2.25%) PKI
7 8 (2.25%) EqualLogic
8 7 (1.97%) Management Information System
9 6 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (1.12%) EMC VNX
10 4 (1.12%) NHS
10 4 (1.12%) CMDB
11 3 (0.84%) Visualisation
12 2 (0.56%) iPad
12 2 (0.56%) Hedge funds
12 2 (0.56%) Data Structures
12 2 (0.56%) Fat Client
12 2 (0.56%) PDA
12 2 (0.56%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 245 (68.82%) Windows
2 130 (36.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 89 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 69 (19.38%) Windows 7
5 61 (17.13%) Windows Server 2003
6 38 (10.67%) Linux
7 31 (8.71%) Windows XP
8 30 (8.43%) UNIX
9 15 (4.21%) Windows 8
10 7 (1.97%) Android
11 6 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 5 (1.40%) Windows Vista
12 5 (1.40%) SUSE
13 4 (1.12%) Mac OS X
14 3 (0.84%) Apple iOS
15 2 (0.56%) Windows 2000
15 2 (0.56%) AIX
16 1 (0.28%) HPUX
16 1 (0.28%) Solaris
16 1 (0.28%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (36.24%) ITIL
2 47 (13.20%) Migration
3 37 (10.39%) Project Management
4 32 (8.99%) High Availability
5 27 (7.58%) Security Testing
6 21 (5.90%) Service Management
7 20 (5.62%) Knowledge Management
8 19 (5.34%) CRM
8 19 (5.34%) Disaster Recovery
9 18 (5.06%) Incident Management
10 17 (4.78%) ITIL V3
10 17 (4.78%) Server Building
11 15 (4.21%) Test Scripting
11 15 (4.21%) Problem Management
12 14 (3.93%) Change Management
13 12 (3.37%) Validation
13 12 (3.37%) Capacity Planning
14 11 (3.09%) PRINCE2
15 10 (2.81%) Customer Engagement
15 10 (2.81%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 89 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 57 (16.01%) SQL
3 38 (10.67%) VBScript
4 28 (7.87%) JavaScript
5 12 (3.37%) C#
6 5 (1.40%) C
7 4 (1.12%) T-SQL
8 3 (0.84%) R
8 3 (0.84%) XMLA
8 3 (0.84%) VB
9 2 (0.56%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.28%) Python
10 1 (0.28%) Java
10 1 (0.28%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 355 (99.72%) Microsoft Certification
2 173 (48.60%) MCSE
3 95 (26.69%) MCSA
4 74 (20.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 71 (19.94%) Security Cleared
6 70 (19.66%) Cisco Certification
7 65 (18.26%) MCTS
8 54 (15.17%) SC Cleared
9 46 (12.92%) CCNA
10 29 (8.15%) Degree
11 28 (7.87%) MCP
12 27 (7.58%) ISTQB
13 22 (6.18%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
14 21 (5.90%) ISEB
15 17 (4.78%) Citrix Certification
15 17 (4.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 16 (4.49%) MCDST
16 16 (4.49%) A+ Certification
17 13 (3.65%) CCNP
17 13 (3.65%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (6.18%) SLA
2 3 (0.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (0.84%) QA
3 2 (0.56%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.28%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.28%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 200 (56.18%) Active Directory
2 84 (23.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 50 (14.04%) Hyper-V
4 48 (13.48%) vSphere
5 28 (7.87%) XenApp
6 15 (4.21%) XenDesktop
7 12 (3.37%) VMware ESXi
8 11 (3.09%) VMware ESX
9 9 (2.53%) Forefront TMG
10 8 (2.25%) DFS Replication
10 8 (2.25%) Terminal Services
11 6 (1.69%) ISA Server
11 6 (1.69%) Microsoft App-V
11 6 (1.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 6 (1.69%) XenServer
11 6 (1.69%) Terminal Server
12 4 (1.12%) VMware Server
13 3 (0.84%) Firmware
14 1 (0.28%) Xen
14 1 (0.28%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 50 (14.04%) SCCM
2 31 (8.71%) SCOM
3 15 (4.21%) Backup Exec
4 8 (2.25%) WSUS
5 6 (1.69%) Norton AntiVirus
5 6 (1.69%) NetBackup
5 6 (1.69%) AirWatch
6 5 (1.40%) SCVMM
7 3 (0.84%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (0.84%) HP SIM
7 3 (0.84%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 3 (0.84%) XenMobile
8 2 (0.56%) CA Spectrum
8 2 (0.56%) Nagios
8 2 (0.56%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (0.28%) Puppet
9 1 (0.28%) Cisco UCCX
9 1 (0.28%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 1 (0.28%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.28%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 286 (80.34%) Microsoft
2 158 (44.38%) VMware
3 96 (26.97%) Cisco
4 69 (19.38%) Citrix
5 52 (14.61%) HP
6 23 (6.46%) EMC
6 23 (6.46%) Symantec
7 22 (6.18%) NetApp
8 15 (4.21%) Dell
8 15 (4.21%) McAfee
9 14 (3.93%) CheckPoint
10 12 (3.37%) Oracle
11 9 (2.53%) AppSense
12 6 (1.69%) Mitel
12 6 (1.69%) CommVault
13 5 (1.40%) Juniper
13 5 (1.40%) Altiris
13 5 (1.40%) SolarWinds
13 5 (1.40%) Red Gate
14 4 (1.12%) Wyse
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