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 September 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 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP)
Rank 451 390 408
Rank change year-on-year
-61 +18
Contract jobs citing MCITP 137 197 163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.25% 0.39% 0.33%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.34% 2.06% 1.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 129 74
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£360 £325 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.76% +12.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £127 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £450 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £341 £275
% change year-on-year
+9.89% +24.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 14 16
Average hourly rate £15.77 £15.77 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -14.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.95 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.05 £21.80 £28.13
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.77 £15.77 £12.18
% change year-on-year
- +29.47%
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
10232 9560 8563
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 19.03% 18.68% 17.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 6236 5510 4762
Average daily rate £400 £385 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £528 £544
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 490 402 444
Average hourly rate £24.00 £20.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.06 £13.36 £12.07
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.19 £47.00 £44.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -

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 September 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 2 September 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 2 September 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 -41 31 £360 -2.70% 17
London -50 27 £265 -20.89% 22
Yorkshire -8 26 £400 +50.23% 9
North West -26 24 £375 +25.00% 8
East of England -5 16 £338 -10.00% 4
East Midlands -3 6 - - 3
South West -6 4 £190 -41.53% 4
West Midlands +4 3 £450 +40.62% 2
MCITP
UK

MCITP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

1 319 (99.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 264 (82.50%) Microsoft
3 222 (69.38%) Windows
4 178 (55.63%) Active Directory
5 167 (52.19%) MCSE
6 149 (46.56%) VMware
7 117 (36.56%) Windows Server 2008
8 102 (31.88%) ITIL
9 100 (31.25%) MCSA
10 96 (30.00%) MS Excel
11 83 (25.94%) Cisco
12 81 (25.31%) Windows Server 2012
13 79 (24.69%) PowerShell
14 75 (23.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 73 (22.81%) VMware Infrastructure
16 69 (21.56%) DNS
16 69 (21.56%) Cisco Certification
17 64 (20.00%) Citrix
18 62 (19.38%) MS Exchange
19 61 (19.06%) Windows 7
20 59 (18.44%) Security Cleared
20 59 (18.44%) MCTS
21 58 (18.13%) vSphere
22 56 (17.50%) Windows Server 2003
23 55 (17.19%) SCCM
24 53 (16.56%) DHCP
24 53 (16.56%) SQL
24 53 (16.56%) MS Office
25 52 (16.25%) CCNA
26 45 (14.06%) HP

MCITP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 62 (19.38%) MS Exchange
2 29 (9.06%) IIS
2 29 (9.06%) SharePoint
3 28 (8.75%) Lync
4 23 (7.19%) Exchange Server 2010
5 22 (6.88%) Exchange Server 2013
6 19 (5.94%) Exchange Server 2007
7 9 (2.81%) Exchange Server 2003
8 7 (2.19%) SharePoint 2013
9 6 (1.88%) SharePoint 2010
9 6 (1.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 4 (1.25%) Office Communications Server
11 2 (0.63%) TPMS
11 2 (0.63%) BizTalk Server
12 1 (0.31%) Commerce Server
12 1 (0.31%) Oracle Application Server
12 1 (0.31%) IBM Notes
12 1 (0.31%) SAS
Applications
1 96 (30.00%) MS Excel
2 53 (16.56%) MS Office
3 6 (1.88%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.25%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 16 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.94%) SAP CCM
2 3 (0.94%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.31%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 27 (8.44%) Office 365
2 18 (5.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.25%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.31%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.31%) PaaS
4 1 (0.31%) IaaS
4 1 (0.31%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 69 (21.56%) DNS
2 53 (16.56%) DHCP
3 40 (12.50%) SAN
4 37 (11.56%) Firewall
5 35 (10.94%) WAN
6 33 (10.31%) LAN
7 19 (5.94%) TCP/IP
8 18 (5.63%) VPN
9 11 (3.44%) VLAN
10 9 (2.81%) MPLS
11 8 (2.50%) Cisco IOS
12 6 (1.88%) NetScaler
12 6 (1.88%) HTTP
12 6 (1.88%) VoIP
12 6 (1.88%) SMTP
13 5 (1.56%) WLAN
13 5 (1.56%) Cisco Nexus
13 5 (1.56%) NAS
13 5 (1.56%) Internet
14 4 (1.25%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (12.19%) SQL Server
2 11 (3.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (2.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (1.56%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (1.25%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.63%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (0.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (0.63%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (0.31%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.31%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.31%) Big Data
7 1 (0.31%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (1.56%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (1.25%) Fiddler
2 4 (1.25%) MSI
3 2 (0.63%) Subversion
4 1 (0.31%) StarTeam
4 1 (0.31%) ClearCase
4 1 (0.31%) ClearQuest
General
1 24 (7.50%) Finance
2 13 (4.06%) Legal
3 11 (3.44%) Law
4 8 (2.50%) Banking
4 8 (2.50%) Telecoms
5 6 (1.88%) French Language
6 3 (0.94%) Local Government
6 3 (0.94%) Marketing
7 2 (0.63%) Retail
7 2 (0.63%) Publishing
7 2 (0.63%) Back Office
8 1 (0.31%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.31%) Games
8 1 (0.31%) Billing
8 1 (0.31%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.31%) German Language
Job Titles
1 42 (13.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 36 (11.25%) Analyst
3 33 (10.31%) Support Engineer
4 32 (10.00%) Wintel Engineer
5 24 (7.50%) Server Engineer
6 23 (7.19%) Consultant
7 22 (6.88%) Support Analyst
8 20 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
9 16 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support
9 16 (5.00%) Architect
10 14 (4.38%) Desktop Support
11 13 (4.06%) Administrator
12 12 (3.75%) DBA
12 12 (3.75%) SQL DBA
13 11 (3.44%) Test Specialist
14 10 (3.13%) Infrastructure Architect
15 8 (2.50%) Technical Team Leader
15 8 (2.50%) Team Leader
15 8 (2.50%) Desktop Support Analyst
15 8 (2.50%) Service Desk Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (12.50%) HTML
2 29 (9.06%) XML
3 25 (7.81%) .NET
4 17 (5.31%) ASP.NET
4 17 (5.31%) JSP
5 7 (2.19%) Web Services
6 6 (1.88%) Application Packaging
6 6 (1.88%) WCF
7 4 (1.25%) Reactive Extensions
7 4 (1.25%) Managed Extensibility Framework
7 4 (1.25%) SOAP
7 4 (1.25%) LAMP
8 2 (0.63%) COM
8 2 (0.63%) Silverlight
9 1 (0.31%) Software Packaging
9 1 (0.31%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 27 (8.44%) Data Centre
2 18 (5.63%) Clustering
3 15 (4.69%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (4.38%) Blackberry
5 13 (4.06%) Computer Science
6 9 (2.81%) Replication
7 8 (2.50%) Management Information System
7 8 (2.50%) PKI
7 8 (2.50%) EqualLogic
8 5 (1.56%) NHS
9 4 (1.25%) Client/Server
9 4 (1.25%) CMDB
10 3 (0.94%) Private Cloud
10 3 (0.94%) Hybrid Cloud
10 3 (0.94%) FMCG
11 2 (0.63%) EMC VNX
11 2 (0.63%) Public Cloud
11 2 (0.63%) iPad
11 2 (0.63%) Fat Client
11 2 (0.63%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 222 (69.38%) Windows
2 117 (36.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 81 (25.31%) Windows Server 2012
4 61 (19.06%) Windows 7
5 56 (17.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 31 (9.69%) Windows XP
7 29 (9.06%) Linux
8 20 (6.25%) UNIX
9 14 (4.38%) Windows 8
10 9 (2.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 8 (2.50%) SUSE
11 8 (2.50%) Android
12 7 (2.19%) Windows Vista
13 3 (0.94%) Apple iOS
14 2 (0.63%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.31%) VMS
15 1 (0.31%) Windows 2000
15 1 (0.31%) Solaris
15 1 (0.31%) Windows 2000 Server
15 1 (0.31%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (31.88%) ITIL
2 38 (11.88%) Migration
3 28 (8.75%) Project Management
4 25 (7.81%) High Availability
5 20 (6.25%) Security Testing
6 19 (5.94%) Incident Management
7 17 (5.31%) CRM
8 14 (4.38%) Knowledge Management
9 13 (4.06%) Change Management
10 12 (3.75%) Server Building
11 11 (3.44%) Disaster Recovery
11 11 (3.44%) Service Management
11 11 (3.44%) ITIL V3
11 11 (3.44%) Software Deployment
12 10 (3.13%) Validation
12 10 (3.13%) Mentoring
13 9 (2.81%) Data Analysis
13 9 (2.81%) PRINCE2
13 9 (2.81%) Workflow
13 9 (2.81%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 79 (24.69%) PowerShell
2 53 (16.56%) SQL
3 36 (11.25%) VBScript
4 18 (5.63%) JavaScript
5 7 (2.19%) C#
6 4 (1.25%) T-SQL
7 3 (0.94%) VB
8 1 (0.31%) Python
8 1 (0.31%) Java
8 1 (0.31%) C
Qualifications
1 319 (99.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 167 (52.19%) MCSE
3 100 (31.25%) MCSA
4 75 (23.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 69 (21.56%) Cisco Certification
6 59 (18.44%) MCTS
6 59 (18.44%) Security Cleared
7 52 (16.25%) CCNA
8 42 (13.13%) SC Cleared
9 31 (9.69%) MCP
10 22 (6.88%) Degree
11 18 (5.63%) ISTQB
11 18 (5.63%) Citrix Certification
12 17 (5.31%) A+ Certification
12 17 (5.31%) MCDST
13 16 (5.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
14 14 (4.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 14 (4.38%) ISEB
15 11 (3.44%) CCNP
15 11 (3.44%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (7.19%) SLA
2 2 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (0.63%) QA
3 1 (0.31%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.31%) ISO 9000
3 1 (0.31%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 178 (55.63%) Active Directory
2 73 (22.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 58 (18.13%) vSphere
4 45 (14.06%) Hyper-V
5 25 (7.81%) XenApp
6 14 (4.38%) XenDesktop
7 12 (3.75%) VMware ESXi
8 9 (2.81%) Forefront TMG
9 8 (2.50%) Microsoft App-V
10 7 (2.19%) VMware ESX
10 7 (2.19%) Terminal Services
10 7 (2.19%) DFS Replication
10 7 (2.19%) XenServer
11 6 (1.88%) Terminal Server
11 6 (1.88%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 5 (1.56%) ISA Server
13 3 (0.94%) Firmware
14 2 (0.63%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 55 (17.19%) SCCM
2 31 (9.69%) SCOM
3 16 (5.00%) Backup Exec
4 12 (3.75%) WSUS
5 8 (2.50%) Norton AntiVirus
6 7 (2.19%) AirWatch
7 6 (1.88%) NetBackup
8 5 (1.56%) SCVMM
9 3 (0.94%) HP SIM
9 3 (0.94%) CA Spectrum
9 3 (0.94%) Nagios
9 3 (0.94%) XenMobile
10 2 (0.63%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 1 (0.31%) Puppet
11 1 (0.31%) Opscode Chef
11 1 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
11 1 (0.31%) WMI
11 1 (0.31%) Tivoli
11 1 (0.31%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 1 (0.31%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 264 (82.50%) Microsoft
2 149 (46.56%) VMware
3 83 (25.94%) Cisco
4 64 (20.00%) Citrix
5 45 (14.06%) HP
6 28 (8.75%) EMC
7 24 (7.50%) Symantec
8 20 (6.25%) NetApp
9 14 (4.38%) CheckPoint
10 13 (4.06%) McAfee
10 13 (4.06%) Dell
11 10 (3.13%) AppSense
12 7 (2.19%) Mitel
13 6 (1.88%) Altiris
13 6 (1.88%) IBM
14 5 (1.56%) Oracle
14 5 (1.56%) CommVault
14 5 (1.56%) Juniper
15 4 (1.25%) SAP
15 4 (1.25%) Wyse
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Derbyshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per week
Posted: 6 days ago