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 17 December 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
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP)
Rank 340 339 302
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -37
Contract jobs citing MCITP 69 79 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.30% 0.32% 0.40%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.77% 2.10% 2.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 44 44
Average daily rate
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£325 £380 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.51% +4.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £128 £179 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.90% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 13
Average hourly rate £15.77 £19.75 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.15% -10.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.77 £14.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+8.75% -30.95%
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
3907 3760 3279
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 16.86% 15.44% 15.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 2728 2433 2064
Average daily rate £425 £405 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% -1.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £595
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 85 128
Average hourly rate £16.00 £22.25 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.08% +1.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.60 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.10 £42.40 £48.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £22.90
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.58%

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 17 December 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 17 December 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +28 13 £435 +9.57% 14
Hounslow - 6 - -
Sidcup - - - -
Southall - - - -
Stanmore - - - -
Twickenham - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
Bexley - - - -
Croydon - - - -
Hayes - - - - 1
MCITP
England

MCITP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 96 (68.09%) Windows
3 88 (62.41%) Microsoft
4 64 (45.39%) VMware
5 63 (44.68%) MCSE
6 54 (38.30%) Active Directory
6 54 (38.30%) Windows Server 2008
7 47 (33.33%) Citrix
8 45 (31.91%) ITIL
9 40 (28.37%) Windows Server 2003
10 39 (27.66%) VMware Infrastructure
11 38 (26.95%) HP
12 37 (26.24%) MS Exchange
13 36 (25.53%) MS Excel
14 35 (24.82%) DNS
15 33 (23.40%) Windows 7
16 32 (22.70%) Exchange Server 2010
17 31 (21.99%) SQL
17 31 (21.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 30 (21.28%) Finance
18 30 (21.28%) MCP
18 30 (21.28%) DHCP
19 29 (20.57%) Cisco Certification
20 28 (19.86%) SQL Server
20 28 (19.86%) Windows Server 2012
21 26 (18.44%) PowerShell
22 25 (17.73%) SharePoint
22 25 (17.73%) Cisco
23 24 (17.02%) SAN
23 24 (17.02%) MCTS

MCITP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 37 (26.24%) MS Exchange
2 32 (22.70%) Exchange Server 2010
3 25 (17.73%) SharePoint
4 16 (11.35%) Exchange Server 2007
5 12 (8.51%) Exchange Server 2003
6 6 (4.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 5 (3.55%) Lync
8 4 (2.84%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (2.84%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (2.13%) WebSphere
9 3 (2.13%) IIS
9 3 (2.13%) Tomcat
10 2 (1.42%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (1.42%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.71%) WorkSite
11 1 (0.71%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 36 (25.53%) MS Excel
2 17 (12.06%) MS Office
3 3 (2.13%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (4.96%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (3.55%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.71%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.55%) Office 365
2 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.71%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (24.82%) DNS
2 30 (21.28%) DHCP
3 24 (17.02%) SAN
4 17 (12.06%) Firewall
4 17 (12.06%) Wireless
5 16 (11.35%) Internet
6 15 (10.64%) LAN
6 15 (10.64%) WAN
7 12 (8.51%) TCP/IP
8 10 (7.09%) FTP
9 6 (4.26%) iSCSI
10 5 (3.55%) NetScaler
10 5 (3.55%) Fibre Channel
10 5 (3.55%) VoIP
11 4 (2.84%) Junos
12 3 (2.13%) VLAN
13 2 (1.42%) Extranet
13 2 (1.42%) VPN
13 2 (1.42%) Cisco ASA
13 2 (1.42%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (19.86%) SQL Server
2 20 (14.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 15 (10.64%) SQL Server 2008
4 13 (9.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 12 (8.51%) SQL Server 2005
6 10 (7.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (3.55%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (3.55%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (2.84%) MySQL
9 3 (2.13%) SAP HANA
9 3 (2.13%) Relational Database
9 3 (2.13%) RDBMS
9 3 (2.13%) DTS
10 2 (1.42%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (1.42%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 1 (0.71%) QlikView
11 1 (0.71%) SQL CLR
11 1 (0.71%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.71%) OLAP Cube
11 1 (0.71%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 5 (3.55%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.71%) InstallShield
General
1 30 (21.28%) Finance
2 7 (4.96%) Telecoms
3 5 (3.55%) Law
4 4 (2.84%) Banking
5 3 (2.13%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.42%) Advertising
6 2 (1.42%) Legal
6 2 (1.42%) Back Office
7 1 (0.71%) Marketing
7 1 (0.71%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.71%) Retail
7 1 (0.71%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 30 (21.28%) Analyst
2 18 (12.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 16 (11.35%) Support Analyst
3 16 (11.35%) Support Engineer
4 15 (10.64%) Developer
5 12 (8.51%) 3rd Line Support
6 11 (7.80%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 10 (7.09%) Help Desk Support
7 10 (7.09%) Help Desk Support Analyst
7 10 (7.09%) SQL DBA
7 10 (7.09%) Help Desk Analyst
7 10 (7.09%) Systems Engineer
7 10 (7.09%) DBA
8 9 (6.38%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 9 (6.38%) Consultant
8 9 (6.38%) Desktop Support
8 9 (6.38%) Administrator
9 8 (5.67%) 1st Line Support
9 8 (5.67%) 1st Line Support Analyst
10 7 (4.96%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (12.77%) .NET
2 9 (6.38%) XML
3 8 (5.67%) ASP.NET
4 7 (4.96%) WCF
4 7 (4.96%) HTML
4 7 (4.96%) Web Services
5 6 (4.26%) JSP
6 5 (3.55%) SOAP
7 4 (2.84%) jQuery
8 3 (2.13%) LAMP
9 2 (1.42%) Reactive Extensions
9 2 (1.42%) Managed Extensibility Framework
10 1 (0.71%) MDX
10 1 (0.71%) HTML5
10 1 (0.71%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 18 (12.77%) Blackberry
2 17 (12.06%) Replication
3 14 (9.93%) Clustering
4 13 (9.22%) Thin Client
4 13 (9.22%) Fat Client
5 10 (7.09%) Smartcard
5 10 (7.09%) Smartphone
6 7 (4.96%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (4.26%) CMDB
8 5 (3.55%) Computer Science
9 3 (2.13%) Statistics
10 2 (1.42%) SecurID
10 2 (1.42%) Data Integration
11 1 (0.71%) Data Protection Act
11 1 (0.71%) Mathematics
11 1 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 96 (68.09%) Windows
2 54 (38.30%) Windows Server 2008
3 40 (28.37%) Windows Server 2003
4 33 (23.40%) Windows 7
5 28 (19.86%) Windows Server 2012
6 17 (12.06%) Linux
7 10 (7.09%) Windows Vista
8 9 (6.38%) Windows XP
9 8 (5.67%) UNIX
10 4 (2.84%) Windows 2000 Server
10 4 (2.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (2.13%) Solaris
12 2 (1.42%) VMS
12 2 (1.42%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.71%) Android
13 1 (0.71%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.71%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.71%) Windows NT
13 1 (0.71%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (31.91%) ITIL
2 15 (10.64%) Migration
3 13 (9.22%) Project Management
4 10 (7.09%) Performance Tuning
5 9 (6.38%) Disaster Recovery
5 9 (6.38%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (6.38%) CRM
6 8 (5.67%) Change Management
6 8 (5.67%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (5.67%) Problem Management
6 8 (5.67%) Incident Management
7 7 (4.96%) Knowledge Management
7 7 (4.96%) High Availability
7 7 (4.96%) Data Modelling
8 6 (4.26%) ETL
8 6 (4.26%) Security Testing
8 6 (4.26%) Data Protection
9 5 (3.55%) TDD
10 4 (2.84%) PRINCE2
10 4 (2.84%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 31 (21.99%) SQL
2 26 (18.44%) PowerShell
3 14 (9.93%) T-SQL
4 12 (8.51%) C#
5 8 (5.67%) JavaScript
6 5 (3.55%) VBScript
7 3 (2.13%) VB.NET
7 3 (2.13%) Perl
8 2 (1.42%) Python
8 2 (1.42%) C
8 2 (1.42%) Ruby
9 1 (0.71%) VB
Qualifications
1 141 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 63 (44.68%) MCSE
3 31 (21.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 30 (21.28%) MCP
5 29 (20.57%) Cisco Certification
6 24 (17.02%) MCTS
7 22 (15.60%) CCNA
8 18 (12.77%) MCSA
9 17 (12.06%) Degree
10 16 (11.35%) A+ Certification
11 14 (9.93%) Citrix Certification
12 13 (9.22%) CCA
13 11 (7.80%) RHCT
13 11 (7.80%) CCNP
14 10 (7.09%) MCDST
15 8 (5.67%) Security Cleared
16 7 (4.96%) SC Cleared
17 6 (4.26%) ISEB
17 6 (4.26%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
17 6 (4.26%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.96%) SLA
2 4 (2.84%) QA
System Software
1 54 (38.30%) Active Directory
2 39 (27.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (15.60%) XenApp
4 14 (9.93%) VMware ESX
5 13 (9.22%) vSphere
6 10 (7.09%) Hyper-V
7 6 (4.26%) Microsoft App-V
8 5 (3.55%) NFS
9 4 (2.84%) ISA Server
9 4 (2.84%) XenServer
9 4 (2.84%) XenDesktop
9 4 (2.84%) Xen
10 3 (2.13%) Oracle RAC
10 3 (2.13%) Terminal Services
11 2 (1.42%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 1 (0.71%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.71%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 18 (12.77%) Backup Exec
2 14 (9.93%) SCCM
3 9 (6.38%) SCOM
4 5 (3.55%) MIMEsweeper
4 5 (3.55%) MAILsweeper
5 4 (2.84%) Norton AntiVirus
5 4 (2.84%) FortiGate
5 4 (2.84%) HP SIM
6 3 (2.13%) WSUS
6 3 (2.13%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 3 (2.13%) EdgeSight
7 1 (0.71%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.71%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.71%) Legato
Vendors
1 88 (62.41%) Microsoft
2 64 (45.39%) VMware
3 47 (33.33%) Citrix
4 38 (26.95%) HP
5 25 (17.73%) Cisco
6 14 (9.93%) IBM
7 13 (9.22%) Symantec
8 10 (7.09%) Dell
8 10 (7.09%) EMC
8 10 (7.09%) NetApp
8 10 (7.09%) CQG
8 10 (7.09%) Reuters
8 10 (7.09%) Bloomberg
9 9 (6.38%) Juniper
10 8 (5.67%) Oracle
11 7 (4.96%) Red Hat
11 7 (4.96%) Sophos
12 6 (4.26%) Mercator
12 6 (4.26%) Altiris
12 6 (4.26%) SolarWinds
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