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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP)
Rank 384 346 362
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +16
Contract jobs citing MCITP 41 77 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.17% 0.33% 0.24%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.12% 2.06% 1.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 55 21
Average daily rate
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£300 £366 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.03% -2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £247 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £534 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £320 £290
% change year-on-year
+8.75% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 7
Average hourly rate - £22.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +32.35%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.77 £14.50 £16.09
% change year-on-year
+8.75% -9.88%
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
3668 3730 3564
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 15.63% 15.86% 14.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 2392 2395 2164
Average daily rate £425 £423 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.59% +0.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 107 121
Average hourly rate £22.25 £19.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.10% -15.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £15.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £43.00 £46.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.12 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+26.94% -9.52%

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 July 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
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 July 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 -11 9 £349 +27.51% 3
Wembley - 2 £300 -
Westminster - 2 £180 -
MCITP
England

MCITP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 112 (99.12%) Microsoft Certification
2 86 (76.11%) Microsoft
3 83 (73.45%) Windows
4 71 (62.83%) Active Directory
5 67 (59.29%) VMware
6 63 (55.75%) MCSE
7 56 (49.56%) Windows Server 2008
8 49 (43.36%) Windows Server 2012
9 40 (35.40%) Cisco
10 38 (33.63%) ITIL
11 36 (31.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 29 (25.66%) VMware Infrastructure
13 25 (22.12%) MS Excel
13 25 (22.12%) Citrix
14 24 (21.24%) SQL
15 22 (19.47%) SAN
15 22 (19.47%) Cisco Certification
15 22 (19.47%) Windows Server 2003
15 22 (19.47%) vSphere
16 21 (18.58%) DNS
16 21 (18.58%) SQL Server
16 21 (18.58%) MS Exchange
17 19 (16.81%) Finance
18 18 (15.93%) DHCP
18 18 (15.93%) CCNA
18 18 (15.93%) PowerShell
19 17 (15.04%) Windows 7
19 17 (15.04%) MCSA
19 17 (15.04%) Analytical Skills
20 15 (13.27%) CRM

MCITP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 21 (18.58%) MS Exchange
2 13 (11.50%) Exchange Server 2013
3 11 (9.73%) SharePoint
4 6 (5.31%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (5.31%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (4.42%) Lync
6 3 (2.65%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (2.65%) IIS
7 2 (1.77%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (1.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (1.77%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (1.77%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.88%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 25 (22.12%) MS Excel
2 15 (13.27%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (9.73%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.88%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 10 (8.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (4.42%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (19.47%) SAN
2 21 (18.58%) DNS
3 18 (15.93%) DHCP
4 12 (10.62%) Firewall
5 11 (9.73%) NAS
6 10 (8.85%) LAN
6 10 (8.85%) WAN
7 9 (7.96%) Cisco IOS
8 8 (7.08%) VPN
9 6 (5.31%) TCP/IP
10 5 (4.42%) NetScaler
11 4 (3.54%) Cisco Nexus
11 4 (3.54%) Internet
12 2 (1.77%) Intranet
12 2 (1.77%) Cisco PIX
12 2 (1.77%) Network Security
12 2 (1.77%) Cisco ASA
12 2 (1.77%) IP Telephony
12 2 (1.77%) VLAN
13 1 (0.88%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (18.58%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (4.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (3.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (2.65%) Spotfire
5 3 (2.65%) QlikView
5 3 (2.65%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.77%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.88%) Big Data
7 1 (0.88%) MySQL
7 1 (0.88%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (0.88%) Fiddler
General
1 19 (16.81%) Finance
2 13 (11.50%) Banking
3 6 (5.31%) Legal
4 5 (4.42%) French Language
5 3 (2.65%) Marketing
5 3 (2.65%) Law
5 3 (2.65%) Back Office
6 2 (1.77%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.88%) Retail
7 1 (0.88%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (19.47%) Server Engineer
2 19 (16.81%) Analyst
3 12 (10.62%) Support Engineer
4 10 (8.85%) Systems Engineer
4 10 (8.85%) Windows Server Engineer
4 10 (8.85%) Wintel Engineer
5 9 (7.96%) Support Analyst
6 8 (7.08%) 3rd Line Support
6 8 (7.08%) Consultant
7 7 (6.19%) Administrator
7 7 (6.19%) Architect
7 7 (6.19%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
8 6 (5.31%) Desktop Analyst
8 6 (5.31%) Desktop Support
8 6 (5.31%) Technical Architect
8 6 (5.31%) Desktop Support Analyst
8 6 (5.31%) Wintel Systems Engineer
9 5 (4.42%) SQL DBA
9 5 (4.42%) 2nd Line Support
9 5 (4.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (8.85%) .NET
2 6 (5.31%) XML
3 4 (3.54%) LAMP
4 3 (2.65%) Application Packaging
4 3 (2.65%) MDX
4 3 (2.65%) ASP.NET
4 3 (2.65%) COM
4 3 (2.65%) JSP
4 3 (2.65%) HTML
5 2 (1.77%) WCF
6 1 (0.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (15.04%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (11.50%) Data Centre
3 8 (7.08%) PKI
4 7 (6.19%) Blackberry
5 4 (3.54%) Management Information System
5 4 (3.54%) Clustering
5 4 (3.54%) EqualLogic
6 3 (2.65%) Visualisation
7 2 (1.77%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.77%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (1.77%) Hedge funds
7 2 (1.77%) EMC VNX
8 1 (0.88%) Replication
8 1 (0.88%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 83 (73.45%) Windows
2 56 (49.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 49 (43.36%) Windows Server 2012
4 22 (19.47%) Windows Server 2003
5 17 (15.04%) Windows 7
6 13 (11.50%) Linux
7 9 (7.96%) Windows XP
8 6 (5.31%) UNIX
8 6 (5.31%) Android
9 5 (4.42%) Windows 8
10 2 (1.77%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.88%) Debian
11 1 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (33.63%) ITIL
2 15 (13.27%) CRM
3 14 (12.39%) Migration
4 13 (11.50%) Project Management
5 9 (7.96%) Data Analysis
6 8 (7.08%) PRINCE2
6 8 (7.08%) Capacity Planning
7 7 (6.19%) Analytics
7 7 (6.19%) Service Management
7 7 (6.19%) Change Management
8 6 (5.31%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (4.42%) Security Testing
9 5 (4.42%) Server Building
10 4 (3.54%) Fault Management
10 4 (3.54%) Service Delivery
11 3 (2.65%) Regression Testing
11 3 (2.65%) Test Scripting
11 3 (2.65%) Incident Management
11 3 (2.65%) Validation
11 3 (2.65%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (21.24%) SQL
2 18 (15.93%) PowerShell
3 5 (4.42%) C
4 3 (2.65%) JavaScript
4 3 (2.65%) R
4 3 (2.65%) XMLA
5 2 (1.77%) VBScript
5 2 (1.77%) C#
6 1 (0.88%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.88%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 112 (99.12%) Microsoft Certification
2 63 (55.75%) MCSE
3 36 (31.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 22 (19.47%) Cisco Certification
5 18 (15.93%) CCNA
6 17 (15.04%) MCSA
7 13 (11.50%) MCTS
8 7 (6.19%) MCP
8 7 (6.19%) Citrix Certification
9 6 (5.31%) Security Cleared
9 6 (5.31%) SC Cleared
10 5 (4.42%) VCP5
11 4 (3.54%) CCNP
11 4 (3.54%) CCA
11 4 (3.54%) A+ Certification
11 4 (3.54%) Network+ Certification
11 4 (3.54%) Degree
12 3 (2.65%) CCEA
12 3 (2.65%) CISSP
12 3 (2.65%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (9.73%) SLA
2 2 (1.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.77%) QA
2 2 (1.77%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 71 (62.83%) Active Directory
2 29 (25.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (19.47%) vSphere
4 14 (12.39%) XenApp
5 9 (7.96%) XenDesktop
6 8 (7.08%) Hyper-V
7 7 (6.19%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (4.42%) DFS Replication
9 4 (3.54%) Terminal Services
9 4 (3.54%) VMware Server
10 3 (2.65%) ISA Server
10 3 (2.65%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (1.77%) VMware ESX
11 2 (1.77%) Forefront TMG
12 1 (0.88%) BitLocker
12 1 (0.88%) XenServer
12 1 (0.88%) Terminal Server
12 1 (0.88%) Xen
12 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 15 (13.27%) SCOM
2 13 (11.50%) SCCM
3 8 (7.08%) Backup Exec
4 6 (5.31%) AirWatch
5 3 (2.65%) XenMobile
6 1 (0.88%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.88%) Legato
6 1 (0.88%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.88%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.88%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (0.88%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (0.88%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 86 (76.11%) Microsoft
2 67 (59.29%) VMware
3 40 (35.40%) Cisco
4 25 (22.12%) Citrix
5 15 (13.27%) NetApp
6 9 (7.96%) Symantec
7 8 (7.08%) HP
7 8 (7.08%) Dell
8 6 (5.31%) Mitel
9 4 (3.54%) EMC
9 4 (3.54%) Juniper
10 3 (2.65%) CheckPoint
10 3 (2.65%) TIBCO
10 3 (2.65%) AppSense
10 3 (2.65%) CommVault
10 3 (2.65%) Tufin
10 3 (2.65%) Tableau
11 2 (1.77%) SolarWinds
11 2 (1.77%) Polycom
11 2 (1.77%) McAfee