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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP)
Rank 389 405 345
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -60
Contract jobs citing MCITP 201 154 246
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.39% 0.32% 0.46%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.13% 1.80% 2.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 70 123
Average daily rate
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£325 £300 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £449
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £275 £320
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -14.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 15 17
Average hourly rate £15.14 £20.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.32% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.90 £10.50 £14.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.85 £28.25 £22.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £16.09 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-9.88% -2.48%
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
9453 8554 9332
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.55% 17.58% 17.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 5410 4742 4877
Average daily rate £385 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £545 £514
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 400 442 580
Average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £12.26 £12.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.97 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -11.11%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 69 £350 +3.70% 32
South East +21 56 £380 +38.18% 29
North West +10 25 £300 +33.33% 15
East of England -17 25 £350 +21.73% 11
South West -30 7 £320 +82.85% 5
Yorkshire +6 6 £266 -49.28% 3
East Midlands +4 5 - - 11
West Midlands -23 5 £320 -1.53% 6
North East - - - - 3
MCITP
UK

MCITP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 August 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
2 278 (71.65%) Windows
3 255 (65.72%) Microsoft
4 188 (48.45%) MCSE
5 158 (40.72%) Windows Server 2008
6 151 (38.92%) Active Directory
7 139 (35.82%) VMware
8 116 (29.90%) Windows Server 2003
9 113 (29.12%) MCTS
10 110 (28.35%) SQL Server
11 107 (27.58%) MS Exchange
12 104 (26.80%) MS Excel
13 102 (26.29%) SQL
14 101 (26.03%) ITIL
15 94 (24.23%) Citrix
16 86 (22.16%) VMware Infrastructure
17 81 (20.88%) HP
18 78 (20.10%) DNS
18 78 (20.10%) PowerShell
19 75 (19.33%) Cisco
19 75 (19.33%) MCP
20 73 (18.81%) Cisco Certification
21 69 (17.78%) Exchange Server 2010
22 68 (17.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
22 68 (17.53%) SharePoint
23 66 (17.01%) Windows 7
24 62 (15.98%) DHCP
24 62 (15.98%) .NET
24 62 (15.98%) SAN
25 59 (15.21%) SQL Server 2008

MCITP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 69 (17.78%) Exchange Server 2010
3 68 (17.53%) SharePoint
4 55 (14.18%) Exchange Server 2003
5 46 (11.86%) Exchange Server 2007
6 32 (8.25%) SharePoint 2010
7 19 (4.90%) IIS
7 19 (4.90%) Lync
8 16 (4.12%) Exchange Server 2013
9 14 (3.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 11 (2.84%) SharePoint Server
11 5 (1.29%) JOnAS
12 4 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2000
12 4 (1.03%) SharePoint 2013
13 2 (0.52%) Tomcat
13 2 (0.52%) BizTalk Server
13 2 (0.52%) Office Communications Server
13 2 (0.52%) WebSphere
14 1 (0.26%) GroupWise
14 1 (0.26%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 104 (26.80%) MS Excel
2 46 (11.86%) MS Office
3 4 (1.03%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.77%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.26%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 19 (4.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.55%) SAP SD
3 5 (1.29%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.77%) assyst
5 1 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 12 (3.09%) Office 365
2 3 (0.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.26%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 78 (20.10%) DNS
2 62 (15.98%) DHCP
2 62 (15.98%) SAN
3 48 (12.37%) Firewall
4 32 (8.25%) TCP/IP
5 25 (6.44%) Wireless
6 23 (5.93%) WAN
7 21 (5.41%) LAN
8 8 (2.06%) VLAN
9 7 (1.80%) Cisco ASA
9 7 (1.80%) Network Security
9 7 (1.80%) VPN
9 7 (1.80%) Internet
9 7 (1.80%) Extranet
10 6 (1.55%) NAS
10 6 (1.55%) NetScaler
11 4 (1.03%) VoIP
11 4 (1.03%) FTP
11 4 (1.03%) iSCSI
12 2 (0.52%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 110 (28.35%) SQL Server
2 68 (17.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 59 (15.21%) SQL Server 2008
4 37 (9.54%) SQL Server 2005
5 35 (9.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 31 (7.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 18 (4.64%) SQL Server 2012
8 15 (3.87%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 9 (2.32%) SQL Server 2000
10 7 (1.80%) Oracle Database
10 7 (1.80%) Oracle Database 11g
10 7 (1.80%) DTS
10 7 (1.80%) MySQL
11 6 (1.55%) Data Warehouse
11 6 (1.55%) Oracle Database 10g
12 4 (1.03%) Oracle Reports
12 4 (1.03%) RDBMS
12 4 (1.03%) Relational Database
13 3 (0.77%) Amazon Redshift
13 3 (0.77%) SAP HANA
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 4 (1.03%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 3 (0.77%) LoadRunner
5 2 (0.52%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.52%) AdminStudio
6 1 (0.26%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 51 (13.14%) Finance
2 8 (2.06%) Banking
3 5 (1.29%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.03%) Advertising
5 3 (0.77%) Retail
5 3 (0.77%) Law
5 3 (0.77%) Legal
6 2 (0.52%) Front Office
6 2 (0.52%) Back Office
7 1 (0.26%) Games
7 1 (0.26%) Electronics
7 1 (0.26%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.26%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 66 (17.01%) Support Engineer
2 46 (11.86%) Analyst
3 41 (10.57%) Developer
4 35 (9.02%) Administrator
5 31 (7.99%) 3rd Line Support
6 30 (7.73%) Consultant
6 30 (7.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 27 (6.96%) DBA
8 25 (6.44%) Support Analyst
8 25 (6.44%) SQL DBA
9 22 (5.67%) Systems Engineer
10 19 (4.90%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 16 (4.12%) Systems Administrator
11 16 (4.12%) Server Engineer
12 15 (3.87%) CRM Developer
13 14 (3.61%) Infrastructure Analyst
13 14 (3.61%) Wintel Engineer
13 14 (3.61%) SQL Developer
13 14 (3.61%) Business Intelligence Developer
14 13 (3.35%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (15.98%) .NET
2 32 (8.25%) HTML
3 28 (7.22%) ASP.NET
4 27 (6.96%) XML
5 23 (5.93%) JSP
6 18 (4.64%) WCF
6 18 (4.64%) Web Services
7 14 (3.61%) SOAP
7 14 (3.61%) Reactive Extensions
7 14 (3.61%) Managed Extensibility Framework
8 13 (3.35%) jQuery
9 10 (2.58%) Silverlight
10 6 (1.55%) EDI
10 6 (1.55%) Software Packaging
11 4 (1.03%) Application Packaging
11 4 (1.03%) .NET Framework
12 3 (0.77%) HTML5
12 3 (0.77%) Middleware
13 2 (0.52%) LAMP
14 1 (0.26%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 47 (12.11%) Clustering
2 21 (5.41%) Blackberry
3 20 (5.15%) Replication
4 11 (2.84%) Data Integration
5 6 (1.55%) EqualLogic
6 4 (1.03%) Thin Client
6 4 (1.03%) Smartcard
6 4 (1.03%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.03%) Fat Client
6 4 (1.03%) Smartphone
7 3 (0.77%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (0.77%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.52%) CMDB
8 2 (0.52%) Statistics
9 1 (0.26%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.26%) PDA
9 1 (0.26%) CESG
9 1 (0.26%) iPad
9 1 (0.26%) FMCG
9 1 (0.26%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 278 (71.65%) Windows
2 158 (40.72%) Windows Server 2008
3 116 (29.90%) Windows Server 2003
4 66 (17.01%) Windows 7
5 57 (14.69%) Windows Server 2012
6 55 (14.18%) Windows XP
7 50 (12.89%) Linux
8 40 (10.31%) UNIX
9 16 (4.12%) Windows Vista
10 12 (3.09%) Windows 8
11 11 (2.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 10 (2.58%) Windows 2000 Server
13 7 (1.80%) Solaris
14 5 (1.29%) Mac OS X
15 4 (1.03%) Windows 2000
16 2 (0.52%) Mac OS
17 1 (0.26%) Android
17 1 (0.26%) AIX
17 1 (0.26%) VMS
17 1 (0.26%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (26.03%) ITIL
2 57 (14.69%) Migration
3 32 (8.25%) Business Intelligence
4 26 (6.70%) Workflow
4 26 (6.70%) CRM
5 24 (6.19%) Service Management
6 22 (5.67%) Data Modelling
6 22 (5.67%) Project Management
7 21 (5.41%) Change Management
7 21 (5.41%) Security Testing
7 21 (5.41%) Performance Tuning
8 20 (5.15%) Load Balancing
8 20 (5.15%) Disaster Recovery
9 16 (4.12%) Incident Management
9 16 (4.12%) Agile Software Development
10 15 (3.87%) ETL
11 14 (3.61%) MVVM
12 13 (3.35%) TDD
12 13 (3.35%) Capacity Planning
13 12 (3.09%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 102 (26.29%) SQL
2 78 (20.10%) PowerShell
3 39 (10.05%) T-SQL
4 28 (7.22%) C#
5 26 (6.70%) JavaScript
6 21 (5.41%) VBScript
7 18 (4.64%) VB
8 6 (1.55%) ABAP
8 6 (1.55%) Perl
9 4 (1.03%) C
10 2 (0.52%) Python
10 2 (0.52%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.52%) Ruby
11 1 (0.26%) PowerHouse
11 1 (0.26%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 381 (98.20%) Microsoft Certification
2 188 (48.45%) MCSE
3 113 (29.12%) MCTS
4 75 (19.33%) MCP
5 73 (18.81%) Cisco Certification
6 54 (13.92%) MCSA
7 48 (12.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 48 (12.37%) Security Cleared
8 47 (12.11%) CCNA
9 35 (9.02%) SC Cleared
10 34 (8.76%) ISTQB
11 33 (8.51%) Degree
12 28 (7.22%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
13 23 (5.93%) MCDST
14 18 (4.64%) CCNP
15 16 (4.12%) Citrix Certification
15 16 (4.12%) DV Cleared
16 14 (3.61%) CCA
16 14 (3.61%) ITIL Certification
17 11 (2.84%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.38%) SLA
2 16 (4.12%) QA
3 4 (1.03%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.77%) BS7799
System Software
1 151 (38.92%) Active Directory
2 86 (22.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 59 (15.21%) Hyper-V
4 34 (8.76%) XenApp
5 31 (7.99%) vSphere
6 19 (4.90%) VMware ESX
7 8 (2.06%) Microsoft App-V
8 7 (1.80%) VMware ESXi
8 7 (1.80%) Oracle RAC
9 6 (1.55%) Terminal Services
9 6 (1.55%) ISA Server
9 6 (1.55%) vCloud
10 5 (1.29%) UAG
11 4 (1.03%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 3 (0.77%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 3 (0.77%) XenDesktop
12 3 (0.77%) Forefront TMG
12 3 (0.77%) VMware Server
13 2 (0.52%) NFS
13 2 (0.52%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 38 (9.79%) SCCM
2 36 (9.28%) Backup Exec
3 35 (9.02%) SCOM
4 11 (2.84%) WSUS
5 10 (2.58%) SCVMM
6 5 (1.29%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 5 (1.29%) Norton AntiVirus
7 4 (1.03%) EMC NetWorker
7 4 (1.03%) Data Guard
7 4 (1.03%) SCOrch
8 3 (0.77%) FortiGate
8 3 (0.77%) NetBackup
9 2 (0.52%) MIMEsweeper
9 2 (0.52%) MAILsweeper
9 2 (0.52%) Ionix
9 2 (0.52%) HP Quality Center
9 2 (0.52%) Veritas Storage Foundation
9 2 (0.52%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 1 (0.26%) WMI
10 1 (0.26%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 255 (65.72%) Microsoft
2 139 (35.82%) VMware
3 94 (24.23%) Citrix
4 81 (20.88%) HP
5 75 (19.33%) Cisco
6 37 (9.54%) Symantec
7 30 (7.73%) EMC
8 28 (7.22%) Apple
9 27 (6.96%) Juniper
10 23 (5.93%) Oracle
11 19 (4.90%) Meru Networks
12 15 (3.87%) Dell
13 11 (2.84%) NetApp
14 10 (2.58%) Avaya
15 9 (2.32%) F5
15 9 (2.32%) Red Hat
15 9 (2.32%) SAP
16 8 (2.06%) IBM
17 7 (1.80%) Sophos
18 6 (1.55%) Salesforce.com
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