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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP)
Rank 380 398 359
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -39
Contract jobs citing MCITP 181 141 165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.40% 0.32% 0.40%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.97% 1.67% 2.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 79 86
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£375 £300 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -6.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £160 £134
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+36.36% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 11 25
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -20.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.77 £13.50 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £22.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £14.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -34.88%
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
9173 8436 7387
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 20.12% 18.92% 17.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 5411 4650 3941
Average daily rate £400 £380 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £545
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 409 380 526
Average hourly rate £19.50 £20.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.81 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.02 £40.00 £44.78
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.25
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.83%

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 29 January 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 29 January 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 29 January 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 75 £318 -13.25% 34
South East +26 68 £400 +26.48% 23
West Midlands +11 12 £263 - 2
East of England -3 9 £225 +12.50% 4
South West -16 7 £500 +212.50% 16
East Midlands +19 6 £438 +45.83% 4
North West -6 3 £400 +77.77% 15
Yorkshire -16 1 - - 8
North East - - - -
MCITP
UK

MCITP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 January 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.

1 374 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 266 (71.12%) Windows
3 247 (66.04%) Microsoft
4 179 (47.86%) Active Directory
5 157 (41.98%) MCSE
6 146 (39.04%) ITIL
7 126 (33.69%) Windows Server 2008
8 120 (32.09%) VMware
9 103 (27.54%) Windows Server 2003
10 99 (26.47%) PowerShell
11 93 (24.87%) MCTS
12 89 (23.80%) MS Exchange
13 87 (23.26%) HP
13 87 (23.26%) Cisco
13 87 (23.26%) Security Cleared
14 85 (22.73%) DNS
15 74 (19.79%) MS Excel
16 73 (19.52%) Citrix
16 73 (19.52%) VMware Infrastructure
17 71 (18.98%) SC Cleared
18 68 (18.18%) MCSA
19 66 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
19 66 (17.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
20 63 (16.84%) SQL Server
21 62 (16.58%) Windows Server 2012
22 61 (16.31%) SQL
22 61 (16.31%) Degree
23 60 (16.04%) .NET
24 57 (15.24%) DHCP
25 56 (14.97%) HTML

MCITP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 89 (23.80%) MS Exchange
2 54 (14.44%) SharePoint
2 54 (14.44%) Exchange Server 2010
3 25 (6.68%) IIS
4 24 (6.42%) Exchange Server 2007
4 24 (6.42%) Lync
5 18 (4.81%) Exchange Server 2003
6 15 (4.01%) Office Communications Server
7 13 (3.48%) Exchange Server 2013
8 11 (2.94%) SharePoint 2010
9 8 (2.14%) IBM Notes
10 7 (1.87%) WebSphere
11 6 (1.60%) GroupWise
12 5 (1.34%) BizTalk Server
13 4 (1.07%) SharePoint 2013
14 3 (0.80%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 3 (0.80%) Tomcat
15 2 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2000
15 2 (0.53%) SharePoint Server
15 2 (0.53%) Live Communications Server
Applications
1 74 (19.79%) MS Excel
2 29 (7.75%) MS Office
3 2 (0.53%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.27%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 15 (4.01%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (2.94%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.53%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 19 (5.08%) Office 365
2 6 (1.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.53%) SaaS
4 1 (0.27%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 85 (22.73%) DNS
2 57 (15.24%) DHCP
3 43 (11.50%) TCP/IP
4 41 (10.96%) SAN
4 41 (10.96%) Firewall
5 22 (5.88%) WAN
6 21 (5.61%) LAN
7 20 (5.35%) Internet
8 16 (4.28%) Wireless
9 12 (3.21%) VoIP
10 11 (2.94%) Network Security
11 10 (2.67%) FTP
12 8 (2.14%) NAS
13 7 (1.87%) POP3
13 7 (1.87%) SMTP
13 7 (1.87%) IMAP
13 7 (1.87%) NetScaler
14 6 (1.60%) PBX
15 5 (1.34%) VLAN
15 5 (1.34%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (16.84%) SQL Server
2 34 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 28 (7.49%) SQL Server 2008
4 19 (5.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 18 (4.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 17 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
7 14 (3.74%) Data Warehouse
8 12 (3.21%) SQL Server 2012
9 9 (2.41%) OLAP
10 8 (2.14%) MySQL
10 8 (2.14%) Oracle Reports
11 7 (1.87%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 7 (1.87%) OLAP Cube
12 5 (1.34%) Relational Database
13 4 (1.07%) Oracle Database
13 4 (1.07%) Oracle OLAP
14 3 (0.80%) OLTP
14 3 (0.80%) RDBMS
14 3 (0.80%) QlikView
15 2 (0.53%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 15 (4.01%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (1.07%) Visual Studio
3 3 (0.80%) Fiddler
4 2 (0.53%) MSI
5 1 (0.27%) InstallShield
5 1 (0.27%) AdminStudio
5 1 (0.27%) WinRunner
5 1 (0.27%) TestDirector
5 1 (0.27%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (0.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 45 (12.03%) Finance
2 14 (3.74%) Telecoms
3 8 (2.14%) Banking
4 6 (1.60%) Law
5 3 (0.80%) Financial Institution
5 3 (0.80%) Advertising
6 2 (0.53%) Retail
6 2 (0.53%) Legal
6 2 (0.53%) Back Office
7 1 (0.27%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.27%) Publishing
7 1 (0.27%) Local Government
7 1 (0.27%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.27%) Marketing
7 1 (0.27%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 47 (12.57%) Support Engineer
2 46 (12.30%) Consultant
3 36 (9.63%) Analyst
4 33 (8.82%) Developer
5 29 (7.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 26 (6.95%) Wintel Engineer
7 24 (6.42%) Field Engineer
8 22 (5.88%) Administrator
8 22 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support
9 20 (5.35%) Support Analyst
10 19 (5.08%) Desktop Support
11 18 (4.81%) DBA
12 17 (4.55%) SQL DBA
12 17 (4.55%) Server Engineer
13 15 (4.01%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
14 14 (3.74%) CRM Developer
14 14 (3.74%) Architect
15 12 (3.21%) Test Specialist
16 10 (2.67%) Deskside Support
16 10 (2.67%) Help Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (16.04%) .NET
2 56 (14.97%) HTML
2 56 (14.97%) XML
3 29 (7.75%) ASP.NET
4 25 (6.68%) JSP
5 17 (4.55%) WCF
6 16 (4.28%) Web Services
7 14 (3.74%) SOAP
8 10 (2.67%) Reactive Extensions
8 10 (2.67%) Managed Extensibility Framework
9 6 (1.60%) Software Packaging
10 5 (1.34%) .NET Framework
10 5 (1.34%) jQuery
11 4 (1.07%) Silverlight
11 4 (1.07%) LAMP
12 3 (0.80%) Application Packaging
12 3 (0.80%) MDX
13 2 (0.53%) Windows Identity Foundation
13 2 (0.53%) FastCGI
13 2 (0.53%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 46 (12.30%) Clustering
2 18 (4.81%) Blackberry
3 13 (3.48%) Thin Client
3 13 (3.48%) Fat Client
4 12 (3.21%) Replication
5 10 (2.67%) CMDB
5 10 (2.67%) Smartphone
5 10 (2.67%) Smartcard
6 9 (2.41%) Computer Science
7 7 (1.87%) Statistics
7 7 (1.87%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (1.34%) Management Information System
9 4 (1.07%) Mobile Banking
9 4 (1.07%) Video Conferencing
10 3 (0.80%) CLARiiON
10 3 (0.80%) AS400
10 3 (0.80%) Client/Server
10 3 (0.80%) PKI
10 3 (0.80%) Data Integration
10 3 (0.80%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 266 (71.12%) Windows
2 126 (33.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 103 (27.54%) Windows Server 2003
4 62 (16.58%) Windows Server 2012
5 52 (13.90%) Linux
6 48 (12.83%) Windows 7
7 29 (7.75%) UNIX
8 15 (4.01%) Windows Vista
9 14 (3.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 12 (3.21%) Windows XP
11 11 (2.94%) Windows 2000 Server
12 9 (2.41%) Windows 8
13 7 (1.87%) Windows 2000
14 5 (1.34%) Solaris
14 5 (1.34%) Android
15 3 (0.80%) AIX
16 2 (0.53%) Mac OS X
16 2 (0.53%) VMS
17 1 (0.27%) Windows NT
17 1 (0.27%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 146 (39.04%) ITIL
2 44 (11.76%) Migration
2 44 (11.76%) High Availability
3 37 (9.89%) Service Management
4 36 (9.63%) Project Management
5 31 (8.29%) Customer Engagement
6 25 (6.68%) Security Testing
7 24 (6.42%) Knowledge Management
8 22 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
9 19 (5.08%) Disaster Recovery
10 18 (4.81%) CRM
11 17 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
12 16 (4.28%) Data Modelling
12 16 (4.28%) Change Management
12 16 (4.28%) Performance Tuning
13 15 (4.01%) Test Scripting
14 14 (3.74%) Problem Management
14 14 (3.74%) PRINCE2
14 14 (3.74%) Validation
15 13 (3.48%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 99 (26.47%) PowerShell
2 61 (16.31%) SQL
3 46 (12.30%) VBScript
4 30 (8.02%) JavaScript
5 24 (6.42%) C#
6 17 (4.55%) T-SQL
7 10 (2.67%) C
8 5 (1.34%) VB
9 4 (1.07%) Ruby
9 4 (1.07%) VB.NET
9 4 (1.07%) Python
10 3 (0.80%) Perl
10 3 (0.80%) PHP
11 2 (0.53%) C++
11 2 (0.53%) Java
12 1 (0.27%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.27%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 374 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 157 (41.98%) MCSE
3 93 (24.87%) MCTS
4 87 (23.26%) Security Cleared
5 71 (18.98%) SC Cleared
6 68 (18.18%) MCSA
7 66 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
7 66 (17.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 61 (16.31%) Degree
9 51 (13.64%) MCP
10 39 (10.43%) CCNA
11 29 (7.75%) Citrix Certification
12 25 (6.68%) ISTQB
12 25 (6.68%) A+ Certification
12 25 (6.68%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
13 24 (6.42%) CCA
14 23 (6.15%) CCNP
15 21 (5.61%) DV Cleared
16 17 (4.55%) MCDST
17 14 (3.74%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.21%) SLA
2 8 (2.14%) QA
3 5 (1.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.53%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 179 (47.86%) Active Directory
2 73 (19.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (8.56%) XenApp
3 32 (8.56%) Hyper-V
4 24 (6.42%) vSphere
5 15 (4.01%) VMware ESX
6 11 (2.94%) Microsoft App-V
6 11 (2.94%) XenDesktop
7 7 (1.87%) ISA Server
8 6 (1.60%) Forefront TMG
9 5 (1.34%) NFS
9 5 (1.34%) Xen
9 5 (1.34%) XenServer
10 4 (1.07%) VMware Workstation
11 3 (0.80%) Terminal Server
12 2 (0.53%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 2 (0.53%) Terminal Services
13 1 (0.27%) Oracle RMAN
13 1 (0.27%) MetaFrame
13 1 (0.27%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 28 (7.49%) SCCM
1 28 (7.49%) SCOM
2 14 (3.74%) Backup Exec
3 8 (2.14%) SCSM
3 8 (2.14%) WMI
4 7 (1.87%) HP Quality Center
5 5 (1.34%) MIMEsweeper
5 5 (1.34%) MAILsweeper
5 5 (1.34%) Legato
5 5 (1.34%) WSUS
5 5 (1.34%) EMC NetWorker
5 5 (1.34%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 4 (1.07%) HP SIM
6 4 (1.07%) MOM
7 3 (0.80%) EdgeSight
8 2 (0.53%) SCDPM
8 2 (0.53%) McAfee ePO
8 2 (0.53%) DameWare
8 2 (0.53%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.53%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 247 (66.04%) Microsoft
2 120 (32.09%) VMware
3 87 (23.26%) HP
3 87 (23.26%) Cisco
4 73 (19.52%) Citrix
5 25 (6.68%) NetApp
6 23 (6.15%) EMC
6 23 (6.15%) IBM
7 22 (5.88%) Dell
8 21 (5.61%) Oracle
8 21 (5.61%) Red Hat
9 15 (4.01%) Avaya
10 11 (2.94%) Apple
11 10 (2.67%) Reuters
11 10 (2.67%) Bloomberg
11 10 (2.67%) CQG
12 9 (2.41%) Symantec
12 9 (2.41%) Lotus
13 8 (2.14%) Juniper
14 7 (1.87%) McAfee
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