The first table below looks at the demand for MCITP in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCITP over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Essex region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP)
Rank 63 44 -
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -
Contract jobs citing MCITP 3 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.38% 0.94% -
As % of the Qualifications category 1.83% 4.12% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 0
Average daily rate £400 £203 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+97.53% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £306 £225 £325
% change year-on-year
+36.11% -30.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.25 £18.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-26.38% +28.57%
Qualifications Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
164 97 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 20.97% 22.88% 21.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 44 40
Average daily rate £400 £225 £220
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+77.77% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £85 £99
10% offered a daily rate of more than £486 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £355
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -4.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 21 16
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.05 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.99% +3.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.40 £25.92 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £80.00 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-28.00% -
MCITP
East of England

MCITP
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MCITP across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

MCITP Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

MCITP
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MCITP across the Essex region.

MCITP Daily Rate Trend in Essex

MCITP
Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MCITP across the Essex region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

MCITP Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

MCITP
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MCITP across the Essex region.

MCITP Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

MCITP
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MCITP within the Essex region over the 3 months to 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Colchester - 2 £400 -
Harlow - - - - 2
Maldon - - - -
Saffron Walden - - - - 1
Basildon - - - -
Chelmsford - - - -
MCITP
East of England

MCITP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) MCSE
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (50.00%) MCSA
3 2 (50.00%) VBScript
3 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (50.00%) Citrix
3 2 (50.00%) CCA
3 2 (50.00%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (50.00%) CCEA
3 2 (50.00%) XenApp
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (25.00%) DHCP
4 1 (25.00%) DNS
4 1 (25.00%) SLA
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (25.00%) MS Office
4 1 (25.00%) ITIL
4 1 (25.00%) MCP
4 1 (25.00%) MS Excel

MCITP
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) DHCP
1 1 (25.00%) DNS
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Citrix Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Citrix Systems Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Service Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (25.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (50.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) MCSE
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (50.00%) MCSA
2 2 (50.00%) CCA
2 2 (50.00%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (50.00%) CCEA
3 1 (25.00%) MCP
3 1 (25.00%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (50.00%) XenApp
2 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) SonicWALL
2 1 (25.00%) Barracuda Networks