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 3 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP)
Rank 315 337 296
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -41
Contract jobs citing MCITP 81 66 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.38% 0.30% 0.41%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.01% 1.76% 2.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 39 49
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£400 £260 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.84% -30.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £158 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £455 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £249 £255
% change year-on-year
+40.70% -2.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 12
Average hourly rate £22.00 £22.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -26.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.51 £19.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.75 £23.50 £39.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.77 £14.00 £17.75
% change year-on-year
+12.64% -21.12%
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
4038 3752 3205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 18.98% 17.09% 15.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 2690 2348 1987
Average daily rate £425 £420 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £384 £351 £330
% change year-on-year
+9.39% +6.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 89 105
Average hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.00 £14.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.75 £39.70 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -33.96%

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 3 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
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 3 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 +16 17 £450 +87.50% 10
Docklands, London - 1 £150 -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Bexley - - - -
Hayes - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Twickenham - - - -
Uxbridge - - - - 1
MCITP
England

MCITP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 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.

1 149 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 111 (74.50%) Windows
3 97 (65.10%) Microsoft
4 86 (57.72%) VMware
5 73 (48.99%) Active Directory
6 70 (46.98%) Windows Server 2008
7 67 (44.97%) MCSE
8 59 (39.60%) VMware Infrastructure
9 54 (36.24%) ITIL
10 53 (35.57%) Citrix
11 50 (33.56%) Windows Server 2003
12 49 (32.89%) Cisco
13 43 (28.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 42 (28.19%) HP
15 38 (25.50%) Windows Server 2012
16 37 (24.83%) DNS
17 35 (23.49%) Finance
18 34 (22.82%) SAN
18 34 (22.82%) Windows 7
19 33 (22.15%) MS Exchange
20 32 (21.48%) MCP
21 31 (20.81%) MS Excel
22 30 (20.13%) PowerShell
23 29 (19.46%) Cisco Certification
23 29 (19.46%) DHCP
24 27 (18.12%) SQL Server
25 26 (17.45%) Firewall
26 25 (16.78%) SharePoint
26 25 (16.78%) Exchange Server 2010
27 24 (16.11%) XenApp

MCITP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 33 (22.15%) MS Exchange
2 25 (16.78%) SharePoint
2 25 (16.78%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (6.04%) Exchange Server 2013
3 9 (6.04%) Exchange Server 2007
3 9 (6.04%) Exchange Server 2003
4 6 (4.03%) Lync
5 4 (2.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (2.01%) Tomcat
6 3 (2.01%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (2.01%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.34%) IIS
7 2 (1.34%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.67%) Lotus Domino
8 1 (0.67%) WorkSite
Applications
1 31 (20.81%) MS Excel
2 18 (12.08%) MS Office
3 2 (1.34%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (4.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (4.03%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (2.01%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.71%) Office 365
2 3 (2.01%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.67%) SaaS
3 1 (0.67%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (24.83%) DNS
2 34 (22.82%) SAN
3 29 (19.46%) DHCP
4 26 (17.45%) Firewall
5 22 (14.77%) Internet
5 22 (14.77%) TCP/IP
6 17 (11.41%) LAN
6 17 (11.41%) WAN
7 12 (8.05%) Wireless
8 10 (6.71%) FTP
8 10 (6.71%) NAS
9 8 (5.37%) NetScaler
10 7 (4.70%) Network Security
11 5 (3.36%) iSCSI
11 5 (3.36%) Fibre Channel
11 5 (3.36%) VPN
12 4 (2.68%) Cisco IOS
13 3 (2.01%) Cisco PIX
13 3 (2.01%) VLAN
13 3 (2.01%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (18.12%) SQL Server
2 14 (9.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (6.04%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (5.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 8 (5.37%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (3.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (2.68%) QlikView
6 4 (2.68%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (2.68%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (2.01%) MySQL
7 3 (2.01%) Spotfire
7 3 (2.01%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.67%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.67%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.67%) OLAP Cube
8 1 (0.67%) Data Mart
8 1 (0.67%) MS Access
8 1 (0.67%) OLAP
8 1 (0.67%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.67%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 3 (2.01%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 35 (23.49%) Finance
2 8 (5.37%) Law
3 7 (4.70%) Banking
3 7 (4.70%) Telecoms
4 5 (3.36%) Legal
5 3 (2.01%) Financial Institution
5 3 (2.01%) Back Office
6 2 (1.34%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.67%) Marketing
7 1 (0.67%) Retail
7 1 (0.67%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.67%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 30 (20.13%) Analyst
2 19 (12.75%) Support Analyst
2 19 (12.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 17 (11.41%) Support Engineer
4 15 (10.07%) Developer
5 11 (7.38%) 3rd Line Support
5 11 (7.38%) Systems Engineer
6 10 (6.71%) Help Desk Analyst
6 10 (6.71%) Desktop Support
6 10 (6.71%) Help Desk Support Analyst
6 10 (6.71%) Help Desk Support
6 10 (6.71%) Server Engineer
6 10 (6.71%) IT Support
7 9 (6.04%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 9 (6.04%) IT Support Engineer
8 8 (5.37%) Consultant
8 8 (5.37%) 1st Line Support
8 8 (5.37%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 8 (5.37%) 1st Line Support Analyst
8 8 (5.37%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (14.77%) .NET
2 10 (6.71%) XML
3 9 (6.04%) HTML
3 9 (6.04%) ASP.NET
3 9 (6.04%) JSP
4 7 (4.70%) SOAP
4 7 (4.70%) Web Services
4 7 (4.70%) WCF
5 4 (2.68%) MDX
6 3 (2.01%) LAMP
6 3 (2.01%) Reactive Extensions
6 3 (2.01%) Managed Extensibility Framework
7 2 (1.34%) jQuery
8 1 (0.67%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 15 (10.07%) Blackberry
2 13 (8.72%) Thin Client
2 13 (8.72%) Fat Client
3 12 (8.05%) Clustering
4 11 (7.38%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (6.71%) Smartcard
5 10 (6.71%) Smartphone
6 8 (5.37%) Replication
7 5 (3.36%) CMDB
8 4 (2.68%) CLARiiON
9 3 (2.01%) Statistics
9 3 (2.01%) Visualisation
9 3 (2.01%) Hedge funds
10 2 (1.34%) EqualLogic
10 2 (1.34%) Computer Science
10 2 (1.34%) SecurID
11 1 (0.67%) PKI
11 1 (0.67%) Open Source
11 1 (0.67%) Data Protection Act
11 1 (0.67%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 111 (74.50%) Windows
2 70 (46.98%) Windows Server 2008
3 50 (33.56%) Windows Server 2003
4 38 (25.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 34 (22.82%) Windows 7
6 17 (11.41%) Linux
7 10 (6.71%) UNIX
7 10 (6.71%) Windows Vista
8 6 (4.03%) Windows XP
9 5 (3.36%) Windows 2000 Server
10 4 (2.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (2.68%) Mac OS X
11 3 (2.01%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.67%) Android
12 1 (0.67%) VMS
12 1 (0.67%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.67%) Windows NT
12 1 (0.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (36.24%) ITIL
2 21 (14.09%) Project Management
3 19 (12.75%) Migration
4 11 (7.38%) Knowledge Management
4 11 (7.38%) CRM
4 11 (7.38%) Capacity Planning
5 10 (6.71%) High Availability
5 10 (6.71%) Business Intelligence
5 10 (6.71%) Service Delivery
6 9 (6.04%) Security Testing
7 8 (5.37%) Incident Management
7 8 (5.37%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (4.70%) TDD
8 7 (4.70%) Problem Management
8 7 (4.70%) Change Management
8 7 (4.70%) Data Modelling
8 7 (4.70%) PRINCE2
8 7 (4.70%) Test Scripting
9 6 (4.03%) Disaster Recovery
10 5 (3.36%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 30 (20.13%) PowerShell
2 22 (14.77%) SQL
3 12 (8.05%) C
4 10 (6.71%) C#
5 9 (6.04%) JavaScript
6 5 (3.36%) T-SQL
7 4 (2.68%) VBScript
8 3 (2.01%) VB.NET
8 3 (2.01%) R
9 2 (1.34%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.67%) VB
10 1 (0.67%) Perl
Qualifications
1 149 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 67 (44.97%) MCSE
3 43 (28.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 32 (21.48%) MCP
5 29 (19.46%) Cisco Certification
6 19 (12.75%) CCNA
7 18 (12.08%) MCTS
7 18 (12.08%) Security Cleared
8 17 (11.41%) SC Cleared
8 17 (11.41%) CCA
8 17 (11.41%) Citrix Certification
9 15 (10.07%) A+ Certification
10 14 (9.40%) MCSA
10 14 (9.40%) VCP4
10 14 (9.40%) Degree
11 11 (7.38%) VCP5
11 11 (7.38%) RHCT
12 10 (6.71%) MCDST
12 10 (6.71%) CCNP
13 9 (6.04%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.71%) SLA
2 2 (1.34%) QA
3 1 (0.67%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 73 (48.99%) Active Directory
2 59 (39.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (16.11%) XenApp
4 13 (8.72%) vSphere
5 12 (8.05%) Hyper-V
5 12 (8.05%) VMware ESX
6 9 (6.04%) XenDesktop
7 6 (4.03%) Xen
8 5 (3.36%) NFS
8 5 (3.36%) Microsoft App-V
9 4 (2.68%) VMware Workstation
9 4 (2.68%) XenServer
10 2 (1.34%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 2 (1.34%) VMware Server
10 2 (1.34%) Terminal Services
10 2 (1.34%) ISA Server
11 1 (0.67%) Terminal Server
11 1 (0.67%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (0.67%) DFS Replication
11 1 (0.67%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 18 (12.08%) SCOM
2 17 (11.41%) SCCM
3 12 (8.05%) Backup Exec
4 6 (4.03%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 5 (3.36%) EMC NetWorker
5 5 (3.36%) Legato
5 5 (3.36%) MIMEsweeper
5 5 (3.36%) MAILsweeper
6 4 (2.68%) HP SIM
7 3 (2.01%) SCDPM
7 3 (2.01%) EdgeSight
7 3 (2.01%) NetBackup
8 2 (1.34%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.67%) Cisco UCCX
9 1 (0.67%) FortiGate
9 1 (0.67%) SCOrch
9 1 (0.67%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 97 (65.10%) Microsoft
2 86 (57.72%) VMware
3 53 (35.57%) Citrix
4 49 (32.89%) Cisco
5 42 (28.19%) HP
6 22 (14.77%) NetApp
7 19 (12.75%) EMC
8 15 (10.07%) Dell
9 12 (8.05%) IBM
10 10 (6.71%) CQG
10 10 (6.71%) Reuters
10 10 (6.71%) Bloomberg
10 10 (6.71%) Symantec
11 7 (4.70%) Oracle
11 7 (4.70%) Red Hat
12 6 (4.03%) Mercator
12 6 (4.03%) Sophos
12 6 (4.03%) Altiris
13 5 (3.36%) Juniper
14 4 (2.68%) AppSense
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