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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP)
Rank 502 408 427
Rank change year-on-year
-94 +19
Contract jobs citing MCITP 78 175 144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.17% 0.38% 0.32%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.78% 1.87% 1.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 83 78
Average daily rate £380 £400 £283
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +41.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £186 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £359 £268
% change year-on-year
+0.97% +34.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 15 11
Average hourly rate £27.50 £17.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.14% -18.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £15.77 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £69.50 £29.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +20.68%
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
10022 9350 8593
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 21.24% 20.29% 19.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 6263 5473 4720
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £233 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.53% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 450 435 397
Average hourly rate £36.00 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+80.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £47.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +21.73%

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -51 26 £358 +10.00% 22
South East -42 22 £407 -4.29% 15
North West -10 11 £250 -37.50% 10
East of England -3 6 £403 +78.88% 8
Yorkshire -4 6 £210 - 6
South West 0 4 £405 -19.00% 2
East Midlands -10 2 - - 3
West Midlands -24 2 £425 +61.90% 9
MCITP
UK

MCITP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 179 (99.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 145 (80.56%) Microsoft
3 111 (61.67%) Windows
4 106 (58.89%) Active Directory
5 101 (56.11%) MCSE
6 75 (41.67%) ITIL
7 66 (36.67%) VMware
8 60 (33.33%) MS Exchange
9 55 (30.56%) MS Excel
10 53 (29.44%) Windows Server
11 50 (27.78%) Cisco
11 50 (27.78%) Windows Server 2012
12 45 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
13 44 (24.44%) MCSA
13 44 (24.44%) Cisco Certification
14 43 (23.89%) MCTS
15 39 (21.67%) MS Office
15 39 (21.67%) CCNA
15 39 (21.67%) DNS
16 37 (20.56%) DHCP
17 36 (20.00%) PowerShell
18 34 (18.89%) SCCM
18 34 (18.89%) Citrix
19 33 (18.33%) SQL
19 33 (18.33%) Migration
20 32 (17.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
21 31 (17.22%) Security Cleared
22 28 (15.56%) vSphere
23 27 (15.00%) SQL Server
24 26 (14.44%) Office 365

MCITP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 60 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 22 (12.22%) IIS
3 18 (10.00%) SharePoint
4 17 (9.44%) Exchange Server 2010
5 15 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
5 15 (8.33%) Lync
6 10 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (1.11%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (1.11%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.56%) Office Communications Server
9 1 (0.56%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 55 (30.56%) MS Excel
2 39 (21.67%) MS Office
3 8 (4.44%) InfoPath
4 2 (1.11%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.56%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (4.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.56%) SAP CCM
2 1 (0.56%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 26 (14.44%) Office 365
2 17 (9.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (2.22%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (1.11%) OneDrive
4 2 (1.11%) Yammer
5 1 (0.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (21.67%) DNS
2 37 (20.56%) DHCP
3 21 (11.67%) SAN
4 20 (11.11%) Firewall
5 18 (10.00%) WAN
6 15 (8.33%) LAN
7 14 (7.78%) Skype
8 12 (6.67%) TCP/IP
8 12 (6.67%) VPN
9 9 (5.00%) Cisco Nexus
10 5 (2.78%) WLAN
11 4 (2.22%) Remote Desktop
11 4 (2.22%) SMTP
12 3 (1.67%) FTP
12 3 (1.67%) iSCSI
12 3 (1.67%) NetScaler
12 3 (1.67%) Network Security
12 3 (1.67%) SNMP
12 3 (1.67%) Unified Communications
12 3 (1.67%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (3.89%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (3.33%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.11%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (1.11%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.56%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.56%) MySQL
7 1 (0.56%) Siebel EIM
7 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 7
7 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 8 (4.44%) Visual Studio
2 7 (3.89%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (1.67%) Fiddler
3 3 (1.67%) MSI
4 1 (0.56%) CruiseControl
4 1 (0.56%) HP UFT
4 1 (0.56%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.56%) TestDirector
4 1 (0.56%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (0.56%) WinRunner
General
1 23 (12.78%) Finance
2 9 (5.00%) Local Government
3 7 (3.89%) French Language
3 7 (3.89%) German Language
4 5 (2.78%) Military
4 5 (2.78%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.22%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.67%) Dutch Language
6 3 (1.67%) Games
6 3 (1.67%) Law
7 2 (1.11%) Banking
8 1 (0.56%) Advertising
8 1 (0.56%) Back Office
8 1 (0.56%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.56%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 32 (17.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 29 (16.11%) Support Engineer
3 16 (8.89%) IT Engineer
4 15 (8.33%) Consultant
5 14 (7.78%) 3rd Line Support
5 14 (7.78%) Administrator
6 13 (7.22%) Analyst
7 11 (6.11%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 9 (5.00%) Windows Engineer
9 8 (4.44%) DBA
9 8 (4.44%) Desktop Support
9 8 (4.44%) Developer
9 8 (4.44%) IT Support
9 8 (4.44%) SQL DBA
9 8 (4.44%) Technical Support
9 8 (4.44%) VMware Engineer
10 7 (3.89%) 2nd Line Support
10 7 (3.89%) IT Support Engineer
10 7 (3.89%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 7 (3.89%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (7.78%) .NET
2 13 (7.22%) HTML
3 8 (4.44%) CSS
3 8 (4.44%) jQuery
3 8 (4.44%) XML
4 6 (3.33%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.56%) 802.1X
5 1 (0.56%) Middleware
5 1 (0.56%) SAP Basis
5 1 (0.56%) WCF
5 1 (0.56%) Web Services
5 1 (0.56%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.33%) Data Centre
2 10 (5.56%) Replication
3 9 (5.00%) Computer Science
4 8 (4.44%) EMC VNX
5 7 (3.89%) Clustering
6 6 (3.33%) Management Information System
7 4 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (2.22%) Blackberry
7 4 (2.22%) Video Conferencing
8 3 (1.67%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.67%) HP Storage
8 3 (1.67%) Hybrid Cloud
8 3 (1.67%) Private Cloud
8 3 (1.67%) Public Cloud
9 2 (1.11%) EqualLogic
9 2 (1.11%) iPhone
9 2 (1.11%) VCE vBlock
10 1 (0.56%) CMDB
10 1 (0.56%) FMCG
10 1 (0.56%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 111 (61.67%) Windows
2 53 (29.44%) Windows Server
3 50 (27.78%) Windows Server 2012
4 45 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 25 (13.89%) Windows Server 2003
6 21 (11.67%) Windows 7
7 19 (10.56%) Windows 8
8 15 (8.33%) Windows XP
9 12 (6.67%) Linux
10 11 (6.11%) Windows 10
11 10 (5.56%) Unix
12 5 (2.78%) Android
12 5 (2.78%) Windows Vista
13 3 (1.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (1.67%) SUSE
13 3 (1.67%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.56%) AIX
14 1 (0.56%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.56%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.56%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (41.67%) ITIL
2 33 (18.33%) Migration
3 12 (6.67%) Configuration Management
3 12 (6.67%) Project Management
3 12 (6.67%) Time Management
4 10 (5.56%) PRINCE2
5 9 (5.00%) CRM
5 9 (5.00%) Service Delivery
5 9 (5.00%) Service Management
6 8 (4.44%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (4.44%) Customer Engagement
6 8 (4.44%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (4.44%) Workflow
7 7 (3.89%) Problem Management
8 6 (3.33%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (3.33%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (2.78%) Change Management
9 5 (2.78%) Security Testing
9 5 (2.78%) TDD
9 5 (2.78%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 36 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 33 (18.33%) SQL
3 15 (8.33%) VBScript
4 14 (7.78%) C#
5 13 (7.22%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.11%) Java
7 1 (0.56%) C
7 1 (0.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 179 (99.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 101 (56.11%) MCSE
3 44 (24.44%) Cisco Certification
3 44 (24.44%) MCSA
4 43 (23.89%) MCTS
5 39 (21.67%) CCNA
6 32 (17.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 31 (17.22%) Security Cleared
8 23 (12.78%) Degree
9 22 (12.22%) MCP
10 21 (11.67%) SC Cleared
11 16 (8.89%) MCDST
12 14 (7.78%) DV Cleared
12 14 (7.78%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 10 (5.56%) Citrix Certification
14 8 (4.44%) A+ Certification
14 8 (4.44%) CCNP
14 8 (4.44%) MCAD
14 8 (4.44%) MCSD
15 6 (3.33%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.67%) SLA
2 10 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (2.22%) JSP 440
4 3 (1.67%) FedRAMP
4 3 (1.67%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.56%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 106 (58.89%) Active Directory
2 28 (15.56%) vSphere
3 23 (12.78%) Hyper-V
3 23 (12.78%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (5.56%) XenApp
5 9 (5.00%) Terminal Server
6 7 (3.89%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 6 (3.33%) XenDesktop
8 5 (2.78%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (1.67%) BitLocker
9 3 (1.67%) VMware ESX
10 2 (1.11%) ISA Server
10 2 (1.11%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.56%) Brightmail
11 1 (0.56%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.56%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 34 (18.89%) SCCM
2 24 (13.33%) SCOM
3 14 (7.78%) WSUS
4 10 (5.56%) NetBackup
5 7 (3.89%) Backup Exec
6 3 (1.67%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 3 (1.67%) Nessus
6 3 (1.67%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (1.11%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 2 (1.11%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 1 (0.56%) CA Spectrum
8 1 (0.56%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (0.56%) DameWare
8 1 (0.56%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.56%) Nagios
8 1 (0.56%) Netcool
8 1 (0.56%) SCDPM
8 1 (0.56%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 1 (0.56%) Sysprep
8 1 (0.56%) WMI
Vendors
1 145 (80.56%) Microsoft
2 66 (36.67%) VMware
3 50 (27.78%) Cisco
4 34 (18.89%) Citrix
5 23 (12.78%) EMC
6 22 (12.22%) HP
7 11 (6.11%) SolarWinds
8 9 (5.00%) Symantec
9 8 (4.44%) NetApp
10 7 (3.89%) CommVault
10 7 (3.89%) IBM
11 6 (3.33%) Dell
12 5 (2.78%) Apple
13 4 (2.22%) AppSense
13 4 (2.22%) McAfee
13 4 (2.22%) Rackspace
13 4 (2.22%) Sophos
14 3 (1.67%) CheckPoint
14 3 (1.67%) Red Hat
14 3 (1.67%) Wyse
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