The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 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 London 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP)
Rank 327 353 286
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -67
Contract jobs citing MCITP 75 51 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.32% 0.21% 0.47%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.05% 1.44% 3.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 19 69
Average daily rate
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£381 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.60% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £536 £455 £456
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £290 £315
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -7.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 11
Average hourly rate £22.50 £17.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.35% -12.82%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £15.25 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+3.27% -7.57%
Qualifications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
3666 3537 3718
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 15.79% 14.59% 14.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 2363 2162 2213
Average daily rate £425 £420 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +1.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 112 124 133
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.60 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.91% +15.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.65 £12.16
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £48.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -4.54%
MCITP
England

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 +22 10 £324 -21.39% 12
Sidcup - 3 - -
Teddington - - - -
Twickenham - - - -
Uxbridge - - - - 1
Wembley - - - -
Barnet - - - -
Bexley - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Chislehurst - - - -
Enfield - - - -
Hounslow - - - - 1
New Malden - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
MCITP
England

MCITP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 172 (99.42%) Microsoft Certification
2 142 (82.08%) Windows
3 111 (64.16%) Microsoft
4 90 (52.02%) MCSE
5 84 (48.55%) Windows Server 2008
6 77 (44.51%) VMware
7 65 (37.57%) SQL Server
7 65 (37.57%) Active Directory
8 64 (36.99%) Citrix
8 64 (36.99%) SQL
9 58 (33.53%) MS Exchange
10 57 (32.95%) MCTS
11 50 (28.90%) ITIL
12 49 (28.32%) Windows Server 2003
13 44 (25.43%) Windows Server 2012
14 41 (23.70%) VMware Infrastructure
15 40 (23.12%) SQL Server 2008
15 40 (23.12%) MS Excel
15 40 (23.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 36 (20.81%) Windows 7
17 35 (20.23%) Exchange Server 2010
18 33 (19.08%) Cisco
19 32 (18.50%) MCP
19 32 (18.50%) T-SQL
19 32 (18.50%) Exchange Server 2003
20 30 (17.34%) Clustering
20 30 (17.34%) Finance
21 29 (16.76%) DHCP
21 29 (16.76%) DNS
21 29 (16.76%) Exchange Server 2007

MCITP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 58 (33.53%) MS Exchange
2 35 (20.23%) Exchange Server 2010
3 32 (18.50%) Exchange Server 2003
4 29 (16.76%) Exchange Server 2007
5 28 (16.18%) SharePoint
6 16 (9.25%) Exchange Server 2013
7 12 (6.94%) SharePoint 2010
8 11 (6.36%) SharePoint Server
9 10 (5.78%) Lync
10 9 (5.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 4 (2.31%) IIS
12 3 (1.73%) Exchange Server 2000
13 2 (1.16%) Tomcat
13 2 (1.16%) WebSphere
14 1 (0.58%) MS Project Server
14 1 (0.58%) SharePoint 2013
14 1 (0.58%) BizTalk Server
14 1 (0.58%) Commerce Server
14 1 (0.58%) Exchange Server 5.5
Applications
1 40 (23.12%) MS Excel
2 25 (14.45%) MS Office
3 2 (1.16%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.58%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.58%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.16%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.58%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.05%) Office 365
2 1 (0.58%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 29 (16.76%) DHCP
1 29 (16.76%) DNS
2 28 (16.18%) SAN
3 23 (13.29%) Firewall
4 20 (11.56%) WAN
5 13 (7.51%) TCP/IP
5 13 (7.51%) LAN
6 11 (6.36%) Cisco ASA
7 8 (4.62%) Wireless
8 7 (4.05%) VPN
8 7 (4.05%) Extranet
9 6 (3.47%) Internet
10 4 (2.31%) VoIP
10 4 (2.31%) FTP
10 4 (2.31%) NAS
10 4 (2.31%) iSCSI
10 4 (2.31%) NetScaler
11 3 (1.73%) VLAN
11 3 (1.73%) Network Security
11 3 (1.73%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (37.57%) SQL Server
2 40 (23.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 40 (23.12%) SQL Server 2008
3 28 (16.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 24 (13.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 18 (10.40%) SQL Server 2005
6 16 (9.25%) SQL Server 2012
7 12 (6.94%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 9 (5.20%) SQL Server 2000
9 6 (3.47%) Oracle Database 11g
9 6 (3.47%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (3.47%) DTS
9 6 (3.47%) Oracle Database
10 5 (2.89%) MySQL
10 5 (2.89%) Oracle Database 10g
11 4 (2.31%) RDBMS
11 4 (2.31%) Relational Database
12 2 (1.16%) SAP HANA
12 2 (1.16%) SSDT
12 2 (1.16%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 4 (2.31%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 3 (1.73%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (1.73%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.16%) InstallShield
4 1 (0.58%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 30 (17.34%) Finance
2 8 (4.62%) Banking
3 4 (2.31%) Law
3 4 (2.31%) Legal
4 3 (1.73%) Advertising
4 3 (1.73%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.16%) Back Office
5 2 (1.16%) Retail
6 1 (0.58%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.58%) Games
6 1 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 29 (16.76%) Support Engineer
2 21 (12.14%) DBA
3 19 (10.98%) SQL DBA
4 18 (10.40%) Developer
5 17 (9.83%) Analyst
6 16 (9.25%) 3rd Line Support
6 16 (9.25%) Administrator
7 15 (8.67%) SQL Developer
8 13 (7.51%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 12 (6.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 12 (6.94%) SQL Server DBA
10 10 (5.78%) Support Analyst
10 10 (5.78%) Consultant
10 10 (5.78%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 9 (5.20%) Server Engineer
12 8 (4.62%) Senior DBA
12 8 (4.62%) Network Engineer
12 8 (4.62%) Architect
12 8 (4.62%) Senior Developer
12 8 (4.62%) SharePoint Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (6.36%) jQuery
2 9 (5.20%) .NET
3 5 (2.89%) HTML
4 4 (2.31%) XML
5 3 (1.73%) ASP.NET
5 3 (1.73%) HTML5
5 3 (1.73%) Middleware
5 3 (1.73%) WCF
6 2 (1.16%) LAMP
6 2 (1.16%) .NET Framework
6 2 (1.16%) Web Services
7 1 (0.58%) XSL
7 1 (0.58%) WAP
7 1 (0.58%) CSS
7 1 (0.58%) JSP
7 1 (0.58%) Software Packaging
7 1 (0.58%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 1 (0.58%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (0.58%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 30 (17.34%) Clustering
2 18 (10.40%) Blackberry
3 17 (9.83%) Replication
4 9 (5.20%) Data Integration
4 9 (5.20%) EqualLogic
5 4 (2.31%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.31%) Fat Client
5 4 (2.31%) Smartphone
5 4 (2.31%) Thin Client
5 4 (2.31%) Smartcard
6 3 (1.73%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.58%) Grid Computing
7 1 (0.58%) CESG
7 1 (0.58%) PDA
7 1 (0.58%) Statistics
7 1 (0.58%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.58%) FMCG
7 1 (0.58%) iPad
7 1 (0.58%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.58%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 142 (82.08%) Windows
2 84 (48.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 49 (28.32%) Windows Server 2003
4 44 (25.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 36 (20.81%) Windows 7
6 24 (13.87%) Windows XP
7 19 (10.98%) Linux
8 9 (5.20%) Windows 2000 Server
9 7 (4.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (4.05%) Windows 8
9 7 (4.05%) UNIX
10 4 (2.31%) Solaris
10 4 (2.31%) Mac OS X
10 4 (2.31%) Windows Vista
11 2 (1.16%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.58%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (28.90%) ITIL
2 25 (14.45%) Business Intelligence
3 24 (13.87%) Migration
4 18 (10.40%) Performance Tuning
5 13 (7.51%) ETL
5 13 (7.51%) Change Management
6 12 (6.94%) Disaster Recovery
7 10 (5.78%) Capacity Planning
8 9 (5.20%) Data Transformation
8 9 (5.20%) Service Delivery
9 8 (4.62%) Service Management
9 8 (4.62%) Data Modelling
10 7 (4.05%) Project Management
10 7 (4.05%) Workflow
10 7 (4.05%) Server Monitoring
11 6 (3.47%) Problem Management
11 6 (3.47%) PRINCE2
12 5 (2.89%) Load Balancing
13 4 (2.31%) Performance Monitoring
13 4 (2.31%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 64 (36.99%) SQL
2 32 (18.50%) T-SQL
3 28 (16.18%) PowerShell
4 6 (3.47%) C#
5 4 (2.31%) Perl
6 3 (1.73%) VB.NET
7 2 (1.16%) C
7 2 (1.16%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.16%) VBScript
7 2 (1.16%) VB
8 1 (0.58%) PowerHouse
Qualifications
1 172 (99.42%) Microsoft Certification
2 90 (52.02%) MCSE
3 57 (32.95%) MCTS
4 32 (18.50%) MCP
5 24 (13.87%) Cisco Certification
5 24 (13.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 22 (12.72%) CCNA
6 22 (12.72%) MCSA
7 15 (8.67%) Citrix Certification
8 11 (6.36%) CCNP
8 11 (6.36%) CCA
9 9 (5.20%) ITIL Certification
10 8 (4.62%) Degree
10 8 (4.62%) Security Cleared
11 7 (4.05%) Oracle Certification
11 7 (4.05%) MCDBA
12 5 (2.89%) MCDST
12 5 (2.89%) DV Cleared
13 4 (2.31%) A+ Certification
13 4 (2.31%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.20%) SLA
2 7 (4.05%) QA
3 1 (0.58%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 65 (37.57%) Active Directory
2 41 (23.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (13.87%) Hyper-V
4 16 (9.25%) vSphere
5 15 (8.67%) XenApp
6 10 (5.78%) VMware ESX
7 7 (4.05%) Oracle RAC
8 5 (2.89%) ISA Server
8 5 (2.89%) vCloud
9 4 (2.31%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (2.31%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 3 (1.73%) VMware Server
10 3 (1.73%) Microsoft App-V
10 3 (1.73%) Terminal Server
10 3 (1.73%) Terminal Services
11 2 (1.16%) NFS
11 2 (1.16%) Xen
11 2 (1.16%) Forefront TMG
11 2 (1.16%) XenServer
11 2 (1.16%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 18 (10.40%) SCCM
2 16 (9.25%) SCOM
3 11 (6.36%) Backup Exec
4 7 (4.05%) WSUS
5 6 (3.47%) SCVMM
6 4 (2.31%) Data Guard
6 4 (2.31%) SCOrch
6 4 (2.31%) EMC NetWorker
7 3 (1.73%) Norton AntiVirus
7 3 (1.73%) FortiGate
8 2 (1.16%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 2 (1.16%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 2 (1.16%) Ionix
8 2 (1.16%) MIMEsweeper
8 2 (1.16%) MAILsweeper
8 2 (1.16%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.58%) Nagios
9 1 (0.58%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 111 (64.16%) Microsoft
2 77 (44.51%) VMware
3 64 (36.99%) Citrix
4 33 (19.08%) Cisco
5 15 (8.67%) HP
6 13 (7.51%) Dell
7 12 (6.94%) EMC
8 10 (5.78%) Oracle
8 10 (5.78%) Symantec
9 9 (5.20%) Apple
9 9 (5.20%) SonicWALL
9 9 (5.20%) F5
10 8 (4.62%) Avaya
10 8 (4.62%) Juniper
11 7 (4.05%) Reuters
11 7 (4.05%) Bloomberg
12 6 (3.47%) IBM
13 5 (2.89%) NetApp
13 5 (2.89%) Red Hat
13 5 (2.89%) SolarWinds
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