The table below looks at the statistics for MCITP in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCITP over the 3 months to 30 October 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP)
Rank 353 333 312
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -21
Contract jobs citing MCITP 66 86 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.27% 0.34% 0.38%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.70% 2.30% 2.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 48 49
Average daily rate
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£350 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £154 £175 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £275 £325
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 4
Average hourly rate £19.25 £17.00 £16.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.23% +4.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.14 £13.76 £13.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.85 £23.00 £21.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £14.00 £21.75
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -35.63%
MCITP
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Qualifications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
3888 3736 3583
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 15.82% 14.97% 15.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 2677 2444 2244
Average daily rate £425 £410 £408
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +0.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £590 £580
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 81 112
Average hourly rate £17.00 £20.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% -6.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.09 £11.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £49.02
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.91 £18.00 £22.90
% change year-on-year
+10.61% -21.39%

MCITP
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

MCITP Jobs Demand Trend in London

MCITP
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

MCITP Daily Rate Trend in London

MCITP
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MCITP across the London region over the 3 months to 30 October 2014.

MCITP Daily Rate Histogram in London

MCITP
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

MCITP Hourly Rate Trend in London

MCITP
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MCITP within the London region over the 3 months to 30 October 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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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
City of London +30 23 £400 +6.66% 11
Uxbridge - 1 £290 -
Wimbledon - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
Bexley - - - -
Croydon - - - - 1
Hayes - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Sidcup - - - -
Southall - - - -
Stanmore - - - -
MCITP
England

MCITP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

1 141 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 107 (75.89%) Windows
3 95 (67.38%) Microsoft
4 65 (46.10%) MCSE
5 64 (45.39%) Windows Server 2008
6 60 (42.55%) VMware
7 48 (34.04%) MS Exchange
7 48 (34.04%) Active Directory
8 47 (33.33%) ITIL
9 45 (31.91%) Windows Server 2003
10 42 (29.79%) SQL
11 39 (27.66%) Citrix
12 37 (26.24%) MS Excel
13 36 (25.53%) SQL Server
13 36 (25.53%) Windows Server 2012
14 33 (23.40%) Exchange Server 2010
15 32 (22.70%) MCTS
15 32 (22.70%) Cisco Certification
16 31 (21.99%) HP
16 31 (21.99%) VMware Infrastructure
16 31 (21.99%) Windows 7
17 28 (19.86%) CCNA
17 28 (19.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 27 (19.15%) PowerShell
19 26 (18.44%) DNS
20 25 (17.73%) DHCP
20 25 (17.73%) Finance
21 24 (17.02%) Migration
21 24 (17.02%) SharePoint
22 23 (16.31%) Linux

MCITP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 48 (34.04%) MS Exchange
2 33 (23.40%) Exchange Server 2010
3 24 (17.02%) SharePoint
4 19 (13.48%) Exchange Server 2003
5 18 (12.77%) Exchange Server 2007
6 8 (5.67%) Lync
6 8 (5.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 7 (4.96%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (2.84%) IIS
9 3 (2.13%) Tomcat
9 3 (2.13%) WebSphere
9 3 (2.13%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (2.13%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2000
11 1 (0.71%) Lotus Domino
11 1 (0.71%) WorkSite
11 1 (0.71%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 37 (26.24%) MS Excel
2 19 (13.48%) MS Office
3 4 (2.84%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.71%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.84%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (2.13%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.71%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.71%) Office 365
1 1 (0.71%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (18.44%) DNS
2 25 (17.73%) DHCP
3 21 (14.89%) SAN
4 18 (12.77%) Firewall
5 14 (9.93%) Wireless
6 11 (7.80%) LAN
6 11 (7.80%) WAN
7 10 (7.09%) TCP/IP
8 7 (4.96%) Internet
9 6 (4.26%) NetScaler
9 6 (4.26%) iSCSI
10 5 (3.55%) FTP
10 5 (3.55%) Fibre Channel
11 4 (2.84%) Junos
11 4 (2.84%) Network Security
11 4 (2.84%) VoIP
12 3 (2.13%) VLAN
13 2 (1.42%) Cisco ASA
13 2 (1.42%) VPN
14 1 (0.71%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (25.53%) SQL Server
2 23 (16.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 21 (14.89%) SQL Server 2008
4 20 (14.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 18 (12.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 13 (9.22%) SQL Server 2005
6 13 (9.22%) SQL Server 2012
7 8 (5.67%) SQL Server 2000
8 7 (4.96%) DTS
9 6 (4.26%) MySQL
10 4 (2.84%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (2.13%) RDBMS
11 3 (2.13%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 3 (2.13%) SAP HANA
11 3 (2.13%) Relational Database
11 3 (2.13%) Oracle Database
12 2 (1.42%) Oracle Database 11g
12 2 (1.42%) Oracle Reports
13 1 (0.71%) OLAP
13 1 (0.71%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 4 (2.84%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 3 (2.13%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.71%) InstallShield
General
1 25 (17.73%) Finance
2 5 (3.55%) Banking
3 4 (2.84%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.84%) Law
4 3 (2.13%) Retail
4 3 (2.13%) Legal
4 3 (2.13%) Advertising
5 2 (1.42%) Back Office
6 1 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.71%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.71%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.71%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.71%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 28 (19.86%) Analyst
2 19 (13.48%) Support Engineer
3 18 (12.77%) DBA
4 17 (12.06%) SQL DBA
5 16 (11.35%) 3rd Line Support
6 15 (10.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 14 (9.93%) Support Analyst
8 11 (7.80%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 11 (7.80%) Administrator
8 11 (7.80%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 10 (7.09%) SQL Server DBA
10 9 (6.38%) Server Engineer
11 8 (5.67%) Developer
12 7 (4.96%) Consultant
13 6 (4.26%) Systems Administrator
14 5 (3.55%) Desktop Support
14 5 (3.55%) Help Desk Support Analyst
14 5 (3.55%) Help Desk Support
14 5 (3.55%) Systems Engineer
14 5 (3.55%) Help Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (7.09%) .NET
2 6 (4.26%) HTML
3 5 (3.55%) ASP.NET
4 4 (2.84%) XML
5 3 (2.13%) JSP
5 3 (2.13%) LAMP
5 3 (2.13%) HTML5
6 2 (1.42%) jQuery
6 2 (1.42%) WCF
6 2 (1.42%) Web Services
7 1 (0.71%) Middleware
7 1 (0.71%) COM
7 1 (0.71%) Software Packaging
7 1 (0.71%) MDX
7 1 (0.71%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 21 (14.89%) Clustering
2 20 (14.18%) Replication
3 15 (10.64%) Blackberry
4 11 (7.80%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (4.26%) Fat Client
5 6 (4.26%) Thin Client
6 5 (3.55%) Smartcard
6 5 (3.55%) Smartphone
7 4 (2.84%) Computer Science
8 3 (2.13%) Statistics
9 2 (1.42%) SecurID
9 2 (1.42%) CMDB
9 2 (1.42%) Data Integration
10 1 (0.71%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.71%) Data Protection Act
10 1 (0.71%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.71%) PDA
10 1 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 107 (75.89%) Windows
2 64 (45.39%) Windows Server 2008
3 45 (31.91%) Windows Server 2003
4 36 (25.53%) Windows Server 2012
5 31 (21.99%) Windows 7
6 23 (16.31%) Linux
7 17 (12.06%) Windows XP
8 9 (6.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (4.96%) Solaris
10 6 (4.26%) Windows 2000 Server
11 5 (3.55%) Mac OS X
11 5 (3.55%) UNIX
11 5 (3.55%) Windows Vista
11 5 (3.55%) Windows 8
12 2 (1.42%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.71%) Windows NT
13 1 (0.71%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.71%) VMS
13 1 (0.71%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (33.33%) ITIL
2 24 (17.02%) Migration
3 16 (11.35%) Performance Tuning
4 10 (7.09%) Disaster Recovery
5 9 (6.38%) PRINCE2
5 9 (6.38%) Project Management
5 9 (6.38%) Change Management
6 8 (5.67%) Incident Management
7 7 (4.96%) Server Monitoring
8 6 (4.26%) ETL
8 6 (4.26%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (3.55%) Risk Management
9 5 (3.55%) Problem Management
9 5 (3.55%) Capacity Planning
10 4 (2.84%) Root Cause Analysis
10 4 (2.84%) Service Management
10 4 (2.84%) CRM
11 3 (2.13%) Agile Software Development
11 3 (2.13%) Document Management
11 3 (2.13%) CMMI
Programming Languages
1 42 (29.79%) SQL
2 27 (19.15%) PowerShell
3 21 (14.89%) T-SQL
4 7 (4.96%) Perl
5 6 (4.26%) C#
6 5 (3.55%) JavaScript
6 5 (3.55%) VBScript
7 2 (1.42%) Ruby
7 2 (1.42%) VB.NET
7 2 (1.42%) C
7 2 (1.42%) Python
8 1 (0.71%) VB
Qualifications
1 141 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 65 (46.10%) MCSE
3 32 (22.70%) MCTS
3 32 (22.70%) Cisco Certification
4 28 (19.86%) CCNA
4 28 (19.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 22 (15.60%) MCP
6 19 (13.48%) MCSA
7 15 (10.64%) CCNP
8 12 (8.51%) Citrix Certification
9 11 (7.80%) CCA
10 8 (5.67%) Degree
10 8 (5.67%) ITIL Certification
11 7 (4.96%) A+ Certification
11 7 (4.96%) Security Cleared
12 6 (4.26%) RHCT
12 6 (4.26%) MCDBA
13 5 (3.55%) RHCE
13 5 (3.55%) MCDST
14 4 (2.84%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.26%) QA
2 1 (0.71%) SLA
System Software
1 48 (34.04%) Active Directory
2 31 (21.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (14.18%) XenApp
4 13 (9.22%) VMware ESX
5 12 (8.51%) Hyper-V
6 10 (7.09%) vSphere
7 5 (3.55%) NFS
7 5 (3.55%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (2.84%) XenDesktop
8 4 (2.84%) Oracle RAC
8 4 (2.84%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (2.84%) Terminal Services
9 3 (2.13%) ISA Server
9 3 (2.13%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 3 (2.13%) Xen
10 2 (1.42%) XenServer
11 1 (0.71%) Firmware
11 1 (0.71%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 18 (12.77%) Backup Exec
2 17 (12.06%) SCOM
3 13 (9.22%) SCCM
4 5 (3.55%) MIMEsweeper
4 5 (3.55%) MAILsweeper
4 5 (3.55%) SCOrch
5 3 (2.13%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (2.13%) EMC NetWorker
5 3 (2.13%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 3 (2.13%) FortiGate
5 3 (2.13%) EdgeSight
6 2 (1.42%) Ionix
6 2 (1.42%) WSUS
6 2 (1.42%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.71%) Legato
7 1 (0.71%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 1 (0.71%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 95 (67.38%) Microsoft
2 60 (42.55%) VMware
3 39 (27.66%) Citrix
4 31 (21.99%) HP
5 20 (14.18%) Cisco
6 14 (9.93%) EMC
7 13 (9.22%) Symantec
8 11 (7.80%) Juniper
8 11 (7.80%) Apple
9 10 (7.09%) IBM
10 9 (6.38%) Oracle
11 8 (5.67%) Avaya
12 7 (4.96%) NetApp
12 7 (4.96%) Red Hat
12 7 (4.96%) SolarWinds
12 7 (4.96%) Meru Networks
13 5 (3.55%) Dell
13 5 (3.55%) Reuters
13 5 (3.55%) Bloomberg
13 5 (3.55%) CQG
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