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 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP)
Rank 326 330 301
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -29
Contract jobs citing MCITP 77 78 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.35% 0.34% 0.36%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.13% 2.04% 2.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 47 42
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£325 £308 £364
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.69% -15.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £191 £154
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £463 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £332 £250 £248
% change year-on-year
+32.80% +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 12 11
Average hourly rate £22.00 £18.75 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.33% -37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.77 £17.50 £22.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.75 £22.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.75 £13.25 £15.63
% change year-on-year
+116.98% -15.20%
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
3616 3831 3246
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 16.50% 16.66% 15.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 2358 2494 1983
Average daily rate £413 £419 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.55% +3.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 106 102
Average hourly rate £20.31 £22.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.68% -12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £16.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -28.00%

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 31 March 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MCITP across the London region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015.

MCITP Hourly Rate Histogram 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 31 March 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
City of London +8 16 £450 +38.46% 5
Docklands, London - 1 £150 -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Bexley - - - -
Croydon - - - - 1
Hayes - - - - 2
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Uxbridge - - - - 1
MCITP
England

MCITP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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.

1 143 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 108 (75.52%) Windows
3 95 (66.43%) Microsoft
4 82 (57.34%) VMware
5 75 (52.45%) Active Directory
6 69 (48.25%) Windows Server 2008
7 64 (44.76%) MCSE
8 52 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
9 51 (35.66%) Cisco
10 50 (34.97%) ITIL
11 45 (31.47%) Citrix
11 45 (31.47%) Windows Server 2003
12 41 (28.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 40 (27.97%) Windows Server 2012
14 38 (26.57%) DNS
15 36 (25.17%) Windows 7
16 34 (23.78%) HP
17 33 (23.08%) SAN
18 31 (21.68%) Finance
19 30 (20.98%) DHCP
19 30 (20.98%) MCP
19 30 (20.98%) SharePoint
20 28 (19.58%) MS Excel
20 28 (19.58%) MS Exchange
20 28 (19.58%) PowerShell
21 26 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
22 25 (17.48%) SQL Server
23 23 (16.08%) Firewall
24 22 (15.38%) SQL
24 22 (15.38%) Internet

MCITP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 30 (20.98%) SharePoint
2 28 (19.58%) MS Exchange
3 20 (13.99%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (6.99%) Exchange Server 2013
4 10 (6.99%) Exchange Server 2007
5 9 (6.29%) Exchange Server 2003
6 7 (4.90%) Lync
7 4 (2.80%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (2.80%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (1.40%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.70%) IIS
9 1 (0.70%) Lotus Domino
9 1 (0.70%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 28 (19.58%) MS Excel
2 20 (13.99%) MS Office
3 2 (1.40%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (4.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.10%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (2.10%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.99%) Office 365
2 4 (2.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.70%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (26.57%) DNS
2 33 (23.08%) SAN
3 30 (20.98%) DHCP
4 23 (16.08%) Firewall
5 22 (15.38%) Internet
6 18 (12.59%) TCP/IP
7 16 (11.19%) LAN
7 16 (11.19%) WAN
8 14 (9.79%) NAS
9 11 (7.69%) Wireless
10 10 (6.99%) FTP
11 7 (4.90%) NetScaler
11 7 (4.90%) Network Security
12 5 (3.50%) Cisco Nexus
12 5 (3.50%) Cisco IOS
13 3 (2.10%) Cisco PIX
13 3 (2.10%) VoIP
13 3 (2.10%) VPN
13 3 (2.10%) Cisco ASA
14 2 (1.40%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (17.48%) SQL Server
2 12 (8.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (5.59%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (4.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 6 (4.20%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (3.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (2.80%) QlikView
6 4 (2.80%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (2.10%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (2.10%) Spotfire
8 2 (1.40%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.70%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.70%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.70%) OLAP Cube
9 1 (0.70%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (0.70%) MS Access
9 1 (0.70%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 3 (2.10%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 31 (21.68%) Finance
2 7 (4.90%) Law
2 7 (4.90%) Banking
3 6 (4.20%) Legal
3 6 (4.20%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.10%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.40%) Back Office
6 1 (0.70%) Advertising
6 1 (0.70%) Retail
6 1 (0.70%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 22 (15.38%) Analyst
2 19 (13.29%) Support Engineer
3 16 (11.19%) Support Analyst
3 16 (11.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 13 (9.09%) Developer
5 12 (8.39%) Systems Engineer
5 12 (8.39%) 3rd Line Support
6 11 (7.69%) Help Desk Analyst
7 10 (6.99%) Consultant
7 10 (6.99%) Help Desk Support
7 10 (6.99%) Help Desk Support Analyst
7 10 (6.99%) IT Support Engineer
7 10 (6.99%) IT Support
8 9 (6.29%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 8 (5.59%) 1st Line Support Analyst
9 8 (5.59%) Wintel Engineer
9 8 (5.59%) Server Engineer
9 8 (5.59%) Desktop Support
9 8 (5.59%) 1st Line Support
10 7 (4.90%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (14.69%) .NET
2 11 (7.69%) XML
3 9 (6.29%) ASP.NET
3 9 (6.29%) JSP
3 9 (6.29%) HTML
4 7 (4.90%) SOAP
4 7 (4.90%) Web Services
4 7 (4.90%) WCF
5 4 (2.80%) LAMP
5 4 (2.80%) MDX
6 3 (2.10%) Reactive Extensions
6 3 (2.10%) Managed Extensibility Framework
7 2 (1.40%) jQuery
8 1 (0.70%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 14 (9.79%) Blackberry
2 13 (9.09%) Thin Client
2 13 (9.09%) Fat Client
3 10 (6.99%) Smartphone
3 10 (6.99%) Smartcard
3 10 (6.99%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (4.20%) Clustering
5 5 (3.50%) Private Cloud
6 4 (2.80%) Enterprise Cloud
6 4 (2.80%) Replication
6 4 (2.80%) CLARiiON
6 4 (2.80%) CMDB
7 3 (2.10%) Visualisation
7 3 (2.10%) Hedge funds
8 2 (1.40%) EqualLogic
8 2 (1.40%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.40%) Statistics
8 2 (1.40%) SecurID
8 2 (1.40%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.70%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 108 (75.52%) Windows
2 69 (48.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 45 (31.47%) Windows Server 2003
4 40 (27.97%) Windows Server 2012
5 36 (25.17%) Windows 7
6 18 (12.59%) Linux
7 10 (6.99%) Windows Vista
7 10 (6.99%) UNIX
8 7 (4.90%) Windows XP
9 4 (2.80%) Mac OS X
9 4 (2.80%) Windows 8
10 3 (2.10%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.70%) Android
11 1 (0.70%) VMS
11 1 (0.70%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (34.97%) ITIL
2 19 (13.29%) Project Management
3 18 (12.59%) Migration
4 12 (8.39%) CRM
5 11 (7.69%) Service Delivery
5 11 (7.69%) Knowledge Management
5 11 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
6 9 (6.29%) Security Testing
6 9 (6.29%) High Availability
7 8 (5.59%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (5.59%) PRINCE2
7 8 (5.59%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (4.90%) Service Management
8 7 (4.90%) Data Modelling
8 7 (4.90%) Change Management
8 7 (4.90%) TDD
8 7 (4.90%) Test Scripting
9 6 (4.20%) Problem Management
10 5 (3.50%) Disaster Recovery
10 5 (3.50%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 28 (19.58%) PowerShell
2 22 (15.38%) SQL
3 10 (6.99%) C
4 9 (6.29%) JavaScript
5 8 (5.59%) C#
6 3 (2.10%) T-SQL
6 3 (2.10%) R
7 2 (1.40%) Bash Shell
7 2 (1.40%) VBScript
8 1 (0.70%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.70%) Perl
Qualifications
1 143 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 64 (44.76%) MCSE
3 41 (28.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 30 (20.98%) MCP
5 26 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
6 19 (13.29%) A+ Certification
6 19 (13.29%) Security Cleared
7 18 (12.59%) SC Cleared
8 17 (11.89%) MCSA
9 16 (11.19%) CCNA
10 15 (10.49%) MCTS
11 14 (9.79%) Degree
12 13 (9.09%) CCA
12 13 (9.09%) Citrix Certification
13 11 (7.69%) MCDST
13 11 (7.69%) VCP5
14 9 (6.29%) ISTQB
14 9 (6.29%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
15 8 (5.59%) VCP4
15 8 (5.59%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.39%) SLA
2 2 (1.40%) QA
3 1 (0.70%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 75 (52.45%) Active Directory
2 52 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (12.59%) XenApp
4 12 (8.39%) Hyper-V
5 11 (7.69%) vSphere
6 9 (6.29%) XenDesktop
7 6 (4.20%) VMware ESX
8 5 (3.50%) Xen
9 4 (2.80%) VMware Workstation
9 4 (2.80%) Microsoft App-V
10 3 (2.10%) XenServer
11 2 (1.40%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 2 (1.40%) VMware Server
11 2 (1.40%) Terminal Services
11 2 (1.40%) ISA Server
12 1 (0.70%) Terminal Server
12 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.70%) Oracle RAC
12 1 (0.70%) DFS Replication
12 1 (0.70%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 19 (13.29%) SCOM
2 16 (11.19%) SCCM
3 7 (4.90%) Backup Exec
4 4 (2.80%) Legato
4 4 (2.80%) EMC NetWorker
4 4 (2.80%) HP SIM
5 3 (2.10%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 3 (2.10%) SCDPM
5 3 (2.10%) NetBackup
6 2 (1.40%) EdgeSight
6 2 (1.40%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.70%) Cisco UCCX
7 1 (0.70%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.70%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.70%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.70%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.70%) WSUS
Vendors
1 95 (66.43%) Microsoft
2 82 (57.34%) VMware
3 51 (35.66%) Cisco
4 45 (31.47%) Citrix
5 34 (23.78%) HP
6 18 (12.59%) NetApp
7 17 (11.89%) EMC
8 13 (9.09%) Dell
9 10 (6.99%) Reuters
9 10 (6.99%) Bloomberg
9 10 (6.99%) CQG
10 7 (4.90%) Symantec
11 6 (4.20%) Altiris
11 6 (4.20%) IBM
11 6 (4.20%) Red Hat
12 5 (3.50%) Juniper
12 5 (3.50%) Oracle
12 5 (3.50%) Mercator
13 4 (2.80%) CheckPoint
14 3 (2.10%) TIBCO
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