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 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP)
Rank 379 393 359
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -34
Contract jobs citing MCITP 191 149 164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.40% 0.32% 0.40%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.83% 1.63% 2.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 78 93
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£400 £250 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -19.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £160 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £458 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £249 £255
% change year-on-year
+45.84% -2.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 15 18
Average hourly rate £22.00 £17.50 £22.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.71% -21.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.41 £13.35 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £22.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.41 £14.00 £17.75
% change year-on-year
+17.21% -21.12%
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
10465 9126 7522
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 21.94% 19.61% 18.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 6129 4987 4041
Average daily rate £400 £375 £374
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +0.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £353 £333
% change year-on-year
+9.06% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 472 432 456
Average hourly rate £22.00 £19.84 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.87% -27.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.74 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £41.60 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £17.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+40.00% -33.96%

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 March 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
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 March 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
London +24 83 £400 +53.84% 32
South East +27 72 £425 +41.66% 33
West Midlands +13 18 £359 +52.65% 5
South West -15 7 £500 +106.18% 12
East Midlands -6 4 £325 - 2
East of England -1 3 £225 +12.50% 6
Midlands - 3 £363 -
North West -24 2 £325 +44.44% 15
North East - - - - 1
Yorkshire - - - - 4
MCITP
UK

MCITP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 March 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.

1 379 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 271 (71.50%) Windows
3 254 (67.02%) Microsoft
4 195 (51.45%) Active Directory
5 158 (41.69%) MCSE
6 153 (40.37%) ITIL
7 138 (36.41%) VMware
7 138 (36.41%) Windows Server 2008
8 104 (27.44%) Windows Server 2003
9 102 (26.91%) Cisco
10 97 (25.59%) PowerShell
11 91 (24.01%) MCTS
11 91 (24.01%) MS Exchange
12 89 (23.48%) Security Cleared
12 89 (23.48%) VMware Infrastructure
13 85 (22.43%) HP
14 82 (21.64%) DNS
15 81 (21.37%) Citrix
16 77 (20.32%) SC Cleared
17 76 (20.05%) Windows Server 2012
18 70 (18.47%) MS Excel
19 68 (17.94%) MCSA
19 68 (17.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
20 67 (17.68%) Cisco Certification
21 65 (17.15%) SQL Server
22 62 (16.36%) SQL
23 57 (15.04%) HTML
23 57 (15.04%) DHCP
23 57 (15.04%) Degree
24 56 (14.78%) Windows 7

MCITP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 91 (24.01%) MS Exchange
2 50 (13.19%) Exchange Server 2010
3 40 (10.55%) SharePoint
4 23 (6.07%) Lync
5 21 (5.54%) Exchange Server 2007
6 19 (5.01%) IIS
7 17 (4.49%) Exchange Server 2013
8 16 (4.22%) Office Communications Server
9 15 (3.96%) Exchange Server 2003
10 9 (2.37%) IBM Notes
11 8 (2.11%) WebSphere
12 7 (1.85%) GroupWise
13 6 (1.58%) SharePoint 2010
14 4 (1.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 4 (1.06%) SharePoint 2013
15 3 (0.79%) Tomcat
15 3 (0.79%) SharePoint Server
15 3 (0.79%) BizTalk Server
16 2 (0.53%) Lotus Domino
16 2 (0.53%) Live Communications Server
Applications
1 70 (18.47%) MS Excel
2 29 (7.65%) MS Office
3 2 (0.53%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.26%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 10 (2.64%) Oracle EBS
1 10 (2.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.79%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 21 (5.54%) Office 365
2 6 (1.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.53%) SaaS
4 1 (0.26%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 82 (21.64%) DNS
2 57 (15.04%) DHCP
3 54 (14.25%) SAN
4 48 (12.66%) Firewall
5 41 (10.82%) TCP/IP
6 26 (6.86%) WAN
7 25 (6.60%) LAN
7 25 (6.60%) Internet
8 16 (4.22%) NAS
9 15 (3.96%) Wireless
10 12 (3.17%) Network Security
11 11 (2.90%) VoIP
12 10 (2.64%) FTP
12 10 (2.64%) NetScaler
13 8 (2.11%) POP3
13 8 (2.11%) SMTP
13 8 (2.11%) IMAP
14 5 (1.32%) PBX
14 5 (1.32%) VPN
14 5 (1.32%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (17.15%) SQL Server
2 31 (8.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 26 (6.86%) SQL Server 2008
4 23 (6.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 19 (5.01%) SQL Server 2012
6 17 (4.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 17 (4.49%) Data Warehouse
7 11 (2.90%) MySQL
8 9 (2.37%) OLAP
9 8 (2.11%) Oracle Reports
9 8 (2.11%) SQL Server 2005
10 7 (1.85%) QlikView
10 7 (1.85%) OLAP Cube
11 5 (1.32%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 4 (1.06%) Oracle OLAP
12 4 (1.06%) Oracle Database
12 4 (1.06%) Relational Database
13 3 (0.79%) OLTP
13 3 (0.79%) Spotfire
14 2 (0.53%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 10 (2.64%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (1.32%) Visual Studio
3 3 (0.79%) WinRunner
3 3 (0.79%) TestDirector
3 3 (0.79%) QuickTest Pro
3 3 (0.79%) Fiddler
4 1 (0.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.26%) MSI
General
1 49 (12.93%) Finance
2 14 (3.69%) Banking
3 13 (3.43%) Telecoms
4 8 (2.11%) Law
5 5 (1.32%) Legal
6 3 (0.79%) Financial Institution
6 3 (0.79%) Back Office
6 3 (0.79%) Retail
7 2 (0.53%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.53%) Advertising
8 1 (0.26%) Publishing
8 1 (0.26%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.26%) Local Government
8 1 (0.26%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.26%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 51 (13.46%) Consultant
2 44 (11.61%) Support Engineer
3 39 (10.29%) Analyst
4 34 (8.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 29 (7.65%) Wintel Engineer
6 28 (7.39%) Field Engineer
7 26 (6.86%) Server Engineer
8 25 (6.60%) Developer
9 23 (6.07%) Support Analyst
10 22 (5.80%) 3rd Line Support
11 19 (5.01%) DBA
11 19 (5.01%) Desktop Support
11 19 (5.01%) Administrator
12 18 (4.75%) SQL DBA
12 18 (4.75%) Test Specialist
13 16 (4.22%) Architect
14 15 (3.96%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
15 13 (3.43%) Systems Engineer
16 11 (2.90%) Exchange Engineer
17 10 (2.64%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (15.04%) HTML
2 53 (13.98%) .NET
3 52 (13.72%) XML
4 28 (7.39%) ASP.NET
5 27 (7.12%) JSP
6 10 (2.64%) WCF
7 9 (2.37%) SOAP
7 9 (2.37%) Web Services
8 6 (1.58%) MDX
9 5 (1.32%) Software Packaging
9 5 (1.32%) Reactive Extensions
9 5 (1.32%) Managed Extensibility Framework
10 4 (1.06%) jQuery
10 4 (1.06%) LAMP
11 3 (0.79%) .NET Framework
11 3 (0.79%) Application Packaging
12 1 (0.26%) Ajax
12 1 (0.26%) Silverlight
12 1 (0.26%) LINQ
12 1 (0.26%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 45 (11.87%) Clustering
2 18 (4.75%) Blackberry
3 15 (3.96%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (3.43%) Fat Client
4 13 (3.43%) Thin Client
5 11 (2.90%) Replication
6 10 (2.64%) Smartcard
6 10 (2.64%) Smartphone
7 8 (2.11%) Computer Science
8 7 (1.85%) Statistics
8 7 (1.85%) CMDB
9 5 (1.32%) Mobile Banking
10 4 (1.06%) Management Information System
10 4 (1.06%) CLARiiON
11 3 (0.79%) AS400
11 3 (0.79%) PDA
11 3 (0.79%) Hedge funds
11 3 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (0.79%) PKI
11 3 (0.79%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 271 (71.50%) Windows
2 138 (36.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 104 (27.44%) Windows Server 2003
4 76 (20.05%) Windows Server 2012
5 56 (14.78%) Windows 7
6 55 (14.51%) Linux
7 34 (8.97%) UNIX
8 15 (3.96%) Windows XP
8 15 (3.96%) Windows Vista
9 14 (3.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 14 (3.69%) Windows 8
10 11 (2.90%) Windows 2000 Server
11 5 (1.32%) Android
11 5 (1.32%) Windows 2000
11 5 (1.32%) AIX
12 4 (1.06%) Mac OS X
13 3 (0.79%) Solaris
14 1 (0.26%) Windows NT
14 1 (0.26%) VMS
14 1 (0.26%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 153 (40.37%) ITIL
2 49 (12.93%) Migration
3 45 (11.87%) High Availability
4 42 (11.08%) Project Management
5 40 (10.55%) Service Management
6 32 (8.44%) Customer Engagement
7 28 (7.39%) Security Testing
8 26 (6.86%) Knowledge Management
9 21 (5.54%) Test Scripting
9 21 (5.54%) Disaster Recovery
10 18 (4.75%) Agile Software Development
10 18 (4.75%) Business Intelligence
11 17 (4.49%) PRINCE2
12 16 (4.22%) Problem Management
13 15 (3.96%) CRM
13 15 (3.96%) Change Management
13 15 (3.96%) Validation
14 13 (3.43%) Capacity Planning
15 12 (3.17%) Performance Tuning
15 12 (3.17%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 97 (25.59%) PowerShell
2 62 (16.36%) SQL
3 44 (11.61%) VBScript
4 31 (8.18%) JavaScript
5 19 (5.01%) C#
6 14 (3.69%) C
7 10 (2.64%) T-SQL
8 6 (1.58%) VB.NET
9 4 (1.06%) VB
10 3 (0.79%) R
11 2 (0.53%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.53%) PHP
12 1 (0.26%) C++
12 1 (0.26%) Java
12 1 (0.26%) Perl
12 1 (0.26%) Python
12 1 (0.26%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.26%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 379 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 158 (41.69%) MCSE
3 91 (24.01%) MCTS
4 89 (23.48%) Security Cleared
5 77 (20.32%) SC Cleared
6 68 (17.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 68 (17.94%) MCSA
7 67 (17.68%) Cisco Certification
8 57 (15.04%) Degree
9 45 (11.87%) MCP
10 37 (9.76%) CCNA
11 30 (7.92%) ISTQB
12 29 (7.65%) Citrix Certification
13 27 (7.12%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
14 23 (6.07%) CCA
14 23 (6.07%) CCNP
15 22 (5.80%) A+ Certification
16 20 (5.28%) VCP4
17 18 (4.75%) DV Cleared
18 17 (4.49%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.17%) SLA
2 8 (2.11%) QA
3 6 (1.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.79%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 195 (51.45%) Active Directory
2 89 (23.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 38 (10.03%) Hyper-V
4 36 (9.50%) XenApp
5 25 (6.60%) vSphere
6 18 (4.75%) VMware ESX
7 15 (3.96%) XenDesktop
8 11 (2.90%) Microsoft App-V
9 7 (1.85%) ISA Server
10 6 (1.58%) Xen
11 5 (1.32%) XenServer
11 5 (1.32%) NFS
11 5 (1.32%) Forefront TMG
12 4 (1.06%) VMware Workstation
12 4 (1.06%) Terminal Server
13 3 (0.79%) VMware Server
14 2 (0.53%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 2 (0.53%) Terminal Services
15 1 (0.26%) MetaFrame
15 1 (0.26%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 32 (8.44%) SCOM
2 30 (7.92%) SCCM
3 12 (3.17%) Backup Exec
4 9 (2.37%) HP Quality Center
5 8 (2.11%) WMI
5 8 (2.11%) SCSM
6 6 (1.58%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 6 (1.58%) Legato
6 6 (1.58%) EMC NetWorker
7 5 (1.32%) MIMEsweeper
7 5 (1.32%) MAILsweeper
8 4 (1.06%) MOM
8 4 (1.06%) HP SIM
9 3 (0.79%) McAfee ePO
9 3 (0.79%) NetBackup
9 3 (0.79%) WSUS
9 3 (0.79%) SCDPM
9 3 (0.79%) EdgeSight
10 2 (0.53%) DameWare
10 2 (0.53%) Netcool
Vendors
1 254 (67.02%) Microsoft
2 138 (36.41%) VMware
3 102 (26.91%) Cisco
4 85 (22.43%) HP
5 81 (21.37%) Citrix
6 27 (7.12%) NetApp
7 26 (6.86%) EMC
8 24 (6.33%) Dell
9 23 (6.07%) IBM
10 22 (5.80%) Oracle
11 21 (5.54%) Red Hat
12 14 (3.69%) Avaya
13 10 (2.64%) Apple
13 10 (2.64%) Lotus
13 10 (2.64%) Reuters
13 10 (2.64%) Bloomberg
13 10 (2.64%) Symantec
13 10 (2.64%) McAfee
13 10 (2.64%) CQG
14 9 (2.37%) Juniper
Reading
Volt
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
Altrincham
Applause IT Innovation
Rate: £240 - £260 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £300 - £400 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes
Vital Solutions
Rate: £275 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £300 - £345 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
South West London
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Rate: £22.50 - 35.00 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Middlesex
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Bournemouth
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £450 - £500 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago