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 2 October 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP)
Rank 406 371 371
Rank change year-on-year
-35 0
Contract jobs citing MCITP 185 188 201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.35% 0.40% 0.39%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.80% 2.29% 2.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 99 96
Average daily rate
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£365 £314 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.33% -3.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £160 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £439
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £275 £320
% change year-on-year
+32.54% -14.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 21 12
Average hourly rate £15.77 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.23% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.28 £11.00 £14.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.85 £26.00 £22.45
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
10293 8217 9360
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 19.51% 17.31% 18.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 5746 4698 4947
Average daily rate £395 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 427 361 547
Average hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £23.79
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -20.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.50 £41.97
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -28.00%

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 2 October 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
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 2 October 2014.

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 2 October 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -10 71 £340 -9.33% 26
South East +12 54 £380 +20.63% 25
North West +4 25 £320 +42.22% 10
East of England -22 22 £420 +52.72% 7
South West -28 5 £298 -12.82% 12
Yorkshire 0 3 £163 -61.30% 6
East Midlands -10 2 - - 2
West Midlands -20 2 £425 +169.84% 1
North East - - - -
MCITP
UK

MCITP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 October 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.

1 388 (98.23%) Microsoft Certification
2 280 (70.89%) Windows
3 274 (69.37%) Microsoft
4 185 (46.84%) MCSE
5 159 (40.25%) Active Directory
6 150 (37.97%) Windows Server 2008
7 135 (34.18%) ITIL
8 131 (33.16%) VMware
9 120 (30.38%) Windows Server 2003
10 107 (27.09%) MS Exchange
10 107 (27.09%) MCTS
11 103 (26.08%) SQL Server
12 101 (25.57%) HP
13 100 (25.32%) SQL
14 95 (24.05%) MS Excel
15 85 (21.52%) Cisco
15 85 (21.52%) Citrix
15 85 (21.52%) PowerShell
16 82 (20.76%) Cisco Certification
17 78 (19.75%) VMware Infrastructure
18 77 (19.49%) DNS
19 72 (18.23%) Exchange Server 2010
20 70 (17.72%) MCSA
20 70 (17.72%) .NET
21 65 (16.46%) SharePoint
22 64 (16.20%) SAN
22 64 (16.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
23 63 (15.95%) Security Cleared
24 62 (15.70%) Linux
24 62 (15.70%) MCP

MCITP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 (27.09%) MS Exchange
2 72 (18.23%) Exchange Server 2010
3 65 (16.46%) SharePoint
4 54 (13.67%) Exchange Server 2003
5 48 (12.15%) Exchange Server 2007
6 27 (6.84%) SharePoint 2010
7 24 (6.08%) IIS
8 20 (5.06%) Lync
9 19 (4.81%) Exchange Server 2013
10 11 (2.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 6 (1.52%) SharePoint Server
12 5 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2000
12 5 (1.27%) SharePoint 2013
13 3 (0.76%) Tomcat
13 3 (0.76%) WebSphere
14 2 (0.51%) Office Communications Server
14 2 (0.51%) JOnAS
14 2 (0.51%) BizTalk Server
15 1 (0.25%) GroupWise
15 1 (0.25%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 95 (24.05%) MS Excel
2 37 (9.37%) MS Office
3 3 (0.76%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.76%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.25%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 22 (5.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.77%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (1.52%) SAP SD
4 3 (0.76%) assyst
5 1 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.78%) Office 365
2 5 (1.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.51%) SaaS
4 1 (0.25%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 77 (19.49%) DNS
2 64 (16.20%) SAN
3 59 (14.94%) DHCP
4 43 (10.89%) TCP/IP
5 42 (10.63%) Firewall
6 25 (6.33%) WAN
7 23 (5.82%) Wireless
8 18 (4.56%) LAN
9 11 (2.78%) Network Security
10 7 (1.77%) iSCSI
10 7 (1.77%) Cisco ASA
11 6 (1.52%) NAS
11 6 (1.52%) VLAN
11 6 (1.52%) VoIP
12 5 (1.27%) Internet
12 5 (1.27%) Fibre Channel
12 5 (1.27%) NetScaler
13 4 (1.01%) Junos
13 4 (1.01%) VPN
13 4 (1.01%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 103 (26.08%) SQL Server
2 64 (16.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 50 (12.66%) SQL Server 2008
4 33 (8.35%) SQL Server 2005
5 30 (7.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 28 (7.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 21 (5.32%) SQL Server 2012
8 10 (2.53%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 9 (2.28%) MySQL
9 9 (2.28%) Oracle Database
10 8 (2.03%) SQL Server 2000
11 7 (1.77%) Oracle Database 10g
11 7 (1.77%) Data Warehouse
11 7 (1.77%) DTS
11 7 (1.77%) Oracle Database 11g
12 6 (1.52%) Relational Database
13 5 (1.27%) RDBMS
13 5 (1.27%) Oracle Reports
14 3 (0.76%) EDRMS
14 3 (0.76%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 18 (4.56%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (1.52%) QuickTest Pro
2 6 (1.52%) MSI
2 6 (1.52%) InstallShield
3 5 (1.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 3 (0.76%) LoadRunner
5 2 (0.51%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.51%) AdminStudio
6 1 (0.25%) Fiddler
General
1 45 (11.39%) Finance
2 9 (2.28%) Banking
3 8 (2.03%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.01%) Retail
4 4 (1.01%) Law
4 4 (1.01%) Legal
5 3 (0.76%) Back Office
5 3 (0.76%) Advertising
6 2 (0.51%) Front Office
7 1 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.25%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.25%) Games
7 1 (0.25%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.25%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 57 (14.43%) Support Engineer
2 53 (13.42%) Analyst
3 37 (9.37%) Developer
4 34 (8.61%) Consultant
5 33 (8.35%) 3rd Line Support
6 32 (8.10%) Administrator
7 28 (7.09%) DBA
8 27 (6.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 26 (6.58%) Support Analyst
10 25 (6.33%) SQL DBA
11 19 (4.81%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 18 (4.56%) Systems Engineer
12 18 (4.56%) CRM Developer
12 18 (4.56%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
13 17 (4.30%) Systems Administrator
14 14 (3.54%) Server Engineer
14 14 (3.54%) Wintel Engineer
15 12 (3.04%) Test Specialist
15 12 (3.04%) SQL Server DBA
15 12 (3.04%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (17.72%) .NET
2 42 (10.63%) HTML
3 37 (9.37%) XML
4 30 (7.59%) ASP.NET
5 25 (6.33%) JSP
6 21 (5.32%) WCF
7 20 (5.06%) Web Services
8 17 (4.30%) SOAP
8 17 (4.30%) Reactive Extensions
8 17 (4.30%) Managed Extensibility Framework
9 12 (3.04%) Silverlight
10 8 (2.03%) jQuery
10 8 (2.03%) Software Packaging
11 6 (1.52%) EDI
12 4 (1.01%) Application Packaging
12 4 (1.01%) LAMP
13 3 (0.76%) .NET Framework
13 3 (0.76%) HTML5
14 1 (0.25%) Middleware
14 1 (0.25%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 55 (13.92%) Clustering
2 26 (6.58%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (6.33%) Replication
4 16 (4.05%) Blackberry
5 7 (1.77%) Computer Science
6 6 (1.52%) EqualLogic
6 6 (1.52%) CMDB
7 5 (1.27%) Statistics
8 4 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (1.01%) Data Integration
8 4 (1.01%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.51%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (0.51%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.25%) Smartcard
10 1 (0.25%) Grid Computing
10 1 (0.25%) Thin Client
10 1 (0.25%) SecurID
10 1 (0.25%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.25%) PDA
10 1 (0.25%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 280 (70.89%) Windows
2 150 (37.97%) Windows Server 2008
3 120 (30.38%) Windows Server 2003
4 62 (15.70%) Linux
5 58 (14.68%) Windows 7
6 53 (13.42%) Windows Server 2012
7 49 (12.41%) Windows XP
8 40 (10.13%) UNIX
9 18 (4.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 15 (3.80%) Windows 8
11 13 (3.29%) Windows 2000 Server
12 11 (2.78%) Windows Vista
13 8 (2.03%) Solaris
14 7 (1.77%) Windows 2000
15 5 (1.27%) Mac OS X
16 4 (1.01%) Android
17 2 (0.51%) Mac OS
17 2 (0.51%) AIX
17 2 (0.51%) Windows NT
18 1 (0.25%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (34.18%) ITIL
2 49 (12.41%) Migration
3 31 (7.85%) CRM
4 27 (6.84%) Service Management
5 23 (5.82%) Security Testing
5 23 (5.82%) Performance Tuning
6 22 (5.57%) Load Balancing
6 22 (5.57%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (5.57%) Incident Management
6 22 (5.57%) Business Intelligence
7 21 (5.32%) Workflow
7 21 (5.32%) Project Management
8 20 (5.06%) Change Management
8 20 (5.06%) Disaster Recovery
9 19 (4.81%) Data Modelling
9 19 (4.81%) High Availability
10 17 (4.30%) MVVM
11 15 (3.80%) TDD
12 13 (3.29%) Problem Management
12 13 (3.29%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 100 (25.32%) SQL
2 85 (21.52%) PowerShell
3 33 (8.35%) C#
4 32 (8.10%) T-SQL
5 31 (7.85%) VBScript
6 28 (7.09%) JavaScript
7 21 (5.32%) VB
8 6 (1.52%) Perl
8 6 (1.52%) ABAP
9 5 (1.27%) C
10 3 (0.76%) Python
10 3 (0.76%) Ruby
11 2 (0.51%) PHP
11 2 (0.51%) VB.NET
11 2 (0.51%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.25%) PowerHouse
12 1 (0.25%) C++
12 1 (0.25%) Java
Qualifications
1 388 (98.23%) Microsoft Certification
2 185 (46.84%) MCSE
3 107 (27.09%) MCTS
4 82 (20.76%) Cisco Certification
5 70 (17.72%) MCSA
6 63 (15.95%) Security Cleared
7 62 (15.70%) MCP
8 54 (13.67%) CCNA
8 54 (13.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 48 (12.15%) SC Cleared
10 41 (10.38%) Degree
11 36 (9.11%) ISTQB
12 30 (7.59%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
13 23 (5.82%) CCNP
14 20 (5.06%) MCDST
15 18 (4.56%) Citrix Certification
15 18 (4.56%) DV Cleared
16 16 (4.05%) ITIL Certification
17 12 (3.04%) ISEB
17 12 (3.04%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.30%) QA
2 13 (3.29%) SLA
3 8 (2.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (1.01%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.76%) BS7799
6 2 (0.51%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 159 (40.25%) Active Directory
2 78 (19.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 49 (12.41%) Hyper-V
4 37 (9.37%) XenApp
5 21 (5.32%) VMware ESX
5 21 (5.32%) vSphere
6 9 (2.28%) Microsoft App-V
7 8 (2.03%) Oracle RAC
7 8 (2.03%) Terminal Services
8 6 (1.52%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (1.52%) ISA Server
9 5 (1.27%) NFS
10 3 (0.76%) Xen
10 3 (0.76%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 3 (0.76%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 3 (0.76%) XenServer
10 3 (0.76%) XenDesktop
10 3 (0.76%) Forefront TMG
11 2 (0.51%) UAG
11 2 (0.51%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 39 (9.87%) Backup Exec
2 31 (7.85%) SCCM
2 31 (7.85%) SCOM
3 12 (3.04%) WSUS
4 6 (1.52%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 5 (1.27%) Norton AntiVirus
5 5 (1.27%) MIMEsweeper
5 5 (1.27%) MAILsweeper
5 5 (1.27%) EMC NetWorker
6 4 (1.01%) SCOrch
6 4 (1.01%) Data Guard
7 3 (0.76%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 3 (0.76%) FortiGate
8 2 (0.51%) Ionix
8 2 (0.51%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (0.51%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 2 (0.51%) Legato
8 2 (0.51%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.25%) SCVMM
9 1 (0.25%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 274 (69.37%) Microsoft
2 131 (33.16%) VMware
3 101 (25.57%) HP
4 85 (21.52%) Cisco
4 85 (21.52%) Citrix
5 37 (9.37%) Symantec
6 36 (9.11%) EMC
7 32 (8.10%) Apple
8 28 (7.09%) Oracle
9 27 (6.84%) Juniper
10 20 (5.06%) Red Hat
11 19 (4.81%) Meru Networks
12 18 (4.56%) IBM
13 14 (3.54%) Avaya
14 12 (3.04%) Dell
14 12 (3.04%) NetApp
15 10 (2.53%) SolarWinds
16 9 (2.28%) SAP
17 8 (2.03%) Sophos
18 6 (1.52%) Veeam
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