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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP)
Rank 349 348 323
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -25
Contract jobs citing MCITP 71 86 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.29% 0.34% 0.32%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.87% 2.30% 2.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 42 50
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£338 £375 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -0.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £178 £174
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £275 £323
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -14.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 4
Average hourly rate £21.50 £17.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.47% -17.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.92 £14.00 £18.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.90 £23.00 £22.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.77 £14.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+12.64% -15.15%
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
3788 3747 3737
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 15.47% 14.91% 14.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 2488 2396 2228
Average daily rate £425 £413 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 87 140
Average hourly rate £20.50 £20.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% -4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.50 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.08%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +25 16 £388 - 10
Uxbridge - 1 £290 -
Wembley - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
Barnet - - - -
Bexley - - - -
Hayes - - - -
Hounslow - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
New Malden - - - -
Sidcup - - - - 1
Teddington - - - -
Twickenham - - - -
MCITP
England

MCITP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 169 (99.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 124 (72.94%) Windows
3 107 (62.94%) Microsoft
4 82 (48.24%) MCSE
5 72 (42.35%) Windows Server 2008
6 69 (40.59%) VMware
7 64 (37.65%) SQL
8 63 (37.06%) SQL Server
9 62 (36.47%) Active Directory
10 60 (35.29%) ITIL
10 60 (35.29%) MS Exchange
11 57 (33.53%) Citrix
12 48 (28.24%) MCTS
13 45 (26.47%) Windows Server 2003
14 42 (24.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 40 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2010
16 37 (21.76%) SQL Server 2008
16 37 (21.76%) VMware Infrastructure
16 37 (21.76%) Windows Server 2012
16 37 (21.76%) MS Excel
17 36 (21.18%) Cisco Certification
18 33 (19.41%) CCNA
18 33 (19.41%) T-SQL
18 33 (19.41%) Windows 7
19 32 (18.82%) SAN
20 30 (17.65%) HP
20 30 (17.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
20 30 (17.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
21 29 (17.06%) SharePoint
21 29 (17.06%) Clustering

MCITP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 60 (35.29%) MS Exchange
2 40 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2010
3 29 (17.06%) SharePoint
4 27 (15.88%) Exchange Server 2003
4 27 (15.88%) Exchange Server 2007
5 13 (7.65%) SharePoint 2010
6 12 (7.06%) Exchange Server 2013
7 10 (5.88%) SharePoint Server
8 9 (5.29%) Lync
9 7 (4.12%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 5 (2.94%) Tomcat
10 5 (2.94%) WebSphere
11 3 (1.76%) IIS
11 3 (1.76%) SharePoint 2013
12 2 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2000
13 1 (0.59%) WorkSite
Applications
1 37 (21.76%) MS Excel
2 18 (10.59%) MS Office
3 2 (1.18%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.59%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (3.53%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (1.76%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.59%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.53%) Office 365
2 1 (0.59%) Google Apps
2 1 (0.59%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (18.82%) SAN
2 24 (14.12%) DHCP
2 24 (14.12%) DNS
3 21 (12.35%) Firewall
4 15 (8.82%) WAN
5 12 (7.06%) LAN
5 12 (7.06%) TCP/IP
6 9 (5.29%) Wireless
6 9 (5.29%) iSCSI
7 7 (4.12%) Extranet
7 7 (4.12%) Cisco ASA
7 7 (4.12%) Fibre Channel
8 5 (2.94%) VPN
8 5 (2.94%) NetScaler
8 5 (2.94%) VLAN
9 4 (2.35%) Junos
9 4 (2.35%) VoIP
10 3 (1.76%) Internet
10 3 (1.76%) Network Security
10 3 (1.76%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (37.06%) SQL Server
2 42 (24.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 37 (21.76%) SQL Server 2008
4 30 (17.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 27 (15.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 19 (11.18%) SQL Server 2005
7 17 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
8 9 (5.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 8 (4.71%) MySQL
9 8 (4.71%) SQL Server 2000
10 7 (4.12%) DTS
11 6 (3.53%) Oracle Database 11g
11 6 (3.53%) Oracle Database
12 5 (2.94%) Oracle Database 10g
13 4 (2.35%) Relational Database
13 4 (2.35%) Data Warehouse
13 4 (2.35%) RDBMS
14 3 (1.76%) SAP HANA
15 2 (1.18%) SSDT
16 1 (0.59%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (2.35%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (2.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (1.18%) InstallShield
3 1 (0.59%) Visual Studio
General
1 22 (12.94%) Finance
2 5 (2.94%) Banking
3 4 (2.35%) Advertising
3 4 (2.35%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.35%) Law
4 2 (1.18%) Legal
4 2 (1.18%) Retail
5 1 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.59%) Games
5 1 (0.59%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.59%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.59%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 27 (15.88%) Analyst
2 24 (14.12%) DBA
3 22 (12.94%) SQL DBA
4 21 (12.35%) Support Engineer
4 21 (12.35%) Administrator
5 17 (10.00%) Developer
6 14 (8.24%) 3rd Line Support
7 13 (7.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 12 (7.06%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 12 (7.06%) Consultant
8 12 (7.06%) SQL Server DBA
8 12 (7.06%) SQL Developer
9 11 (6.47%) Support Analyst
10 10 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 9 (5.29%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 8 (4.71%) SharePoint Administrator
12 8 (4.71%) Network Engineer
12 8 (4.71%) Server Engineer
12 8 (4.71%) Senior SQL DBA
12 8 (4.71%) Senior DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (7.06%) jQuery
2 11 (6.47%) .NET
3 6 (3.53%) XML
3 6 (3.53%) ASP.NET
3 6 (3.53%) HTML
4 5 (2.94%) LAMP
5 3 (1.76%) JSP
5 3 (1.76%) Web Services
5 3 (1.76%) WCF
5 3 (1.76%) HTML5
6 1 (0.59%) Middleware
6 1 (0.59%) WAP
6 1 (0.59%) COM
6 1 (0.59%) Software Packaging
6 1 (0.59%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 29 (17.06%) Clustering
2 22 (12.94%) Replication
2 22 (12.94%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (7.06%) Blackberry
4 8 (4.71%) Data Integration
5 5 (2.94%) EqualLogic
6 4 (2.35%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.18%) CMDB
7 2 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.59%) Smartcard
8 1 (0.59%) Firmware
8 1 (0.59%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.59%) Grid Computing
8 1 (0.59%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.59%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.59%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.59%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.59%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.59%) PDA
8 1 (0.59%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 124 (72.94%) Windows
2 72 (42.35%) Windows Server 2008
3 45 (26.47%) Windows Server 2003
4 37 (21.76%) Windows Server 2012
5 33 (19.41%) Windows 7
6 24 (14.12%) Linux
6 24 (14.12%) Windows XP
7 10 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (4.71%) Windows 2000 Server
9 7 (4.12%) UNIX
10 6 (3.53%) Solaris
11 4 (2.35%) Windows 8
11 4 (2.35%) Mac OS X
12 2 (1.18%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.59%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.59%) Windows NT
13 1 (0.59%) VMS
13 1 (0.59%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (35.29%) ITIL
2 21 (12.35%) Performance Tuning
2 21 (12.35%) Migration
2 21 (12.35%) Business Intelligence
3 16 (9.41%) Change Management
4 13 (7.65%) Disaster Recovery
5 12 (7.06%) ETL
6 11 (6.47%) Capacity Planning
7 9 (5.29%) PRINCE2
8 8 (4.71%) Incident Management
8 8 (4.71%) Data Transformation
8 8 (4.71%) Server Monitoring
8 8 (4.71%) Service Delivery
8 8 (4.71%) Data Modelling
8 8 (4.71%) Project Management
9 6 (3.53%) Load Balancing
10 5 (2.94%) Service Management
10 5 (2.94%) Root Cause Analysis
10 5 (2.94%) Capacity Management
11 4 (2.35%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 64 (37.65%) SQL
2 33 (19.41%) T-SQL
3 26 (15.29%) PowerShell
4 7 (4.12%) C#
5 6 (3.53%) Perl
6 5 (2.94%) JavaScript
7 4 (2.35%) C
8 2 (1.18%) Ruby
8 2 (1.18%) VB.NET
8 2 (1.18%) VBScript
8 2 (1.18%) Python
9 1 (0.59%) PowerHouse
9 1 (0.59%) VB
Qualifications
1 169 (99.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 82 (48.24%) MCSE
3 48 (28.24%) MCTS
4 36 (21.18%) Cisco Certification
5 33 (19.41%) CCNA
6 30 (17.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 28 (16.47%) MCSA
8 23 (13.53%) MCP
9 14 (8.24%) CCNP
9 14 (8.24%) ITIL Certification
9 14 (8.24%) Citrix Certification
10 12 (7.06%) CCA
11 7 (4.12%) Oracle Certification
11 7 (4.12%) RHCE
11 7 (4.12%) MCDBA
11 7 (4.12%) RHCT
11 7 (4.12%) Degree
12 6 (3.53%) Security Cleared
13 5 (2.94%) NCDA
14 4 (2.35%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.71%) QA
2 7 (4.12%) SLA
3 1 (0.59%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 62 (36.47%) Active Directory
2 37 (21.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (14.12%) XenApp
4 16 (9.41%) Hyper-V
5 14 (8.24%) VMware ESX
6 10 (5.88%) vSphere
7 7 (4.12%) NFS
7 7 (4.12%) Oracle RAC
8 5 (2.94%) ISA Server
9 4 (2.35%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (2.35%) Terminal Services
10 3 (1.76%) Microsoft App-V
10 3 (1.76%) VMware Server
11 2 (1.18%) Forefront TMG
11 2 (1.18%) XenServer
11 2 (1.18%) XenDesktop
11 2 (1.18%) Xen
11 2 (1.18%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 1 (0.59%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 20 (11.76%) Backup Exec
2 13 (7.65%) SCOM
3 10 (5.88%) SCCM
4 7 (4.12%) MIMEsweeper
4 7 (4.12%) MAILsweeper
5 5 (2.94%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 4 (2.35%) Data Guard
6 4 (2.35%) EMC NetWorker
6 4 (2.35%) WSUS
6 4 (2.35%) SCOrch
7 3 (1.76%) Norton AntiVirus
7 3 (1.76%) FortiGate
8 2 (1.18%) Ionix
8 2 (1.18%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 2 (1.18%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.59%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 107 (62.94%) Microsoft
2 69 (40.59%) VMware
3 57 (33.53%) Citrix
4 30 (17.65%) HP
5 27 (15.88%) Cisco
6 16 (9.41%) EMC
6 16 (9.41%) Symantec
7 14 (8.24%) Oracle
8 11 (6.47%) Apple
8 11 (6.47%) Juniper
9 10 (5.88%) NetApp
10 9 (5.29%) IBM
11 8 (4.71%) Dell
12 7 (4.12%) Avaya
12 7 (4.12%) Meru Networks
12 7 (4.12%) SolarWinds
13 6 (3.53%) Sophos
14 5 (2.94%) Red Hat
14 5 (2.94%) SonicWALL
15 4 (2.35%) F5
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