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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP)
Rank 327 310 314
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +4
Contract jobs citing MCITP 76 96 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.34% 0.40% 0.35%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.09% 2.40% 2.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 60 40
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£305 £325 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.15% -8.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £240 £164
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £463 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £225
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +38.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 14 12
Average hourly rate £25.38 £17.50 £25.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.00% -30.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.47 £17.50 £11.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.75 £22.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £14.63 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+190.59% -26.87%
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
3631 4007 3329
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 16.24% 16.60% 15.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 2326 2679 2002
Average daily rate £413 £410 £408
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.60% +0.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 116 114
Average hourly rate £22.00 £22.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £38.79 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -25.00%

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 21 April 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 21 April 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 21 April 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 +2 16 £450 +44.00% 7
Docklands, London - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Bexley - - - -
Croydon - - - -
Feltham - - - -
Hayes - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
MCITP
England

MCITP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 April 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
2 104 (72.73%) Windows
3 100 (69.93%) Microsoft
4 84 (58.74%) VMware
5 78 (54.55%) Active Directory
6 69 (48.25%) Windows Server 2008
7 67 (46.85%) MCSE
8 56 (39.16%) Cisco
9 52 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
10 49 (34.27%) ITIL
11 45 (31.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 44 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
13 41 (28.67%) Windows Server 2003
14 38 (26.57%) Citrix
15 33 (23.08%) SAN
16 32 (22.38%) HP
16 32 (22.38%) DNS
17 31 (21.68%) Finance
18 30 (20.98%) MS Exchange
19 29 (20.28%) Cisco Certification
20 28 (19.58%) Windows 7
21 25 (17.48%) PowerShell
22 24 (16.78%) NetApp
22 24 (16.78%) DHCP
22 24 (16.78%) MCP
22 24 (16.78%) SharePoint
22 24 (16.78%) SQL Server
23 23 (16.08%) MS Excel
24 22 (15.38%) Firewall
25 21 (14.69%) .NET

MCITP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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%) MS Exchange
2 24 (16.78%) SharePoint
3 16 (11.19%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (6.99%) Exchange Server 2007
5 9 (6.29%) Exchange Server 2013
6 8 (5.59%) Exchange Server 2003
7 6 (4.20%) Lync
8 4 (2.80%) SharePoint 2010
8 4 (2.80%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (1.40%) IIS
9 2 (1.40%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.70%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 23 (16.08%) MS Excel
2 14 (9.79%) MS Office
3 1 (0.70%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 14 (9.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.10%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (2.10%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.99%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (6.29%) Office 365
3 1 (0.70%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (23.08%) SAN
2 32 (22.38%) DNS
3 24 (16.78%) DHCP
4 22 (15.38%) Firewall
5 18 (12.59%) TCP/IP
6 16 (11.19%) Internet
7 14 (9.79%) LAN
7 14 (9.79%) WAN
7 14 (9.79%) NAS
8 7 (4.90%) NetScaler
9 6 (4.20%) Network Security
10 5 (3.50%) FTP
10 5 (3.50%) Wireless
11 4 (2.80%) Cisco IOS
11 4 (2.80%) Cisco Nexus
12 3 (2.10%) Cisco ASA
12 3 (2.10%) Cisco PIX
12 3 (2.10%) VoIP
12 3 (2.10%) VPN
13 2 (1.40%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (16.78%) SQL Server
2 11 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (4.90%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (3.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (3.50%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (2.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (2.10%) Spotfire
6 3 (2.10%) QlikView
6 3 (2.10%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (2.10%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.70%) MS Access
7 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (2.10%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.70%) Fiddler
General
1 31 (21.68%) Finance
2 11 (7.69%) Banking
3 6 (4.20%) Telecoms
4 5 (3.50%) Law
5 4 (2.80%) Legal
6 2 (1.40%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.40%) Back Office
6 2 (1.40%) Marketing
7 1 (0.70%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.70%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 21 (14.69%) Analyst
2 18 (12.59%) Support Engineer
3 15 (10.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 13 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
4 13 (9.09%) Server Engineer
5 12 (8.39%) Developer
5 12 (8.39%) Systems Engineer
6 11 (7.69%) Support Analyst
7 9 (6.29%) Consultant
7 9 (6.29%) IT Support Engineer
7 9 (6.29%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 9 (6.29%) IT Support
8 8 (5.59%) Windows Server Engineer
8 8 (5.59%) Desktop Support
9 7 (4.90%) Administrator
9 7 (4.90%) VMware Engineer
9 7 (4.90%) Wintel Engineer
9 7 (4.90%) Dynamics CRM Developer
9 7 (4.90%) CRM Developer
10 6 (4.20%) SCCM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (14.69%) .NET
2 11 (7.69%) XML
3 9 (6.29%) HTML
3 9 (6.29%) ASP.NET
3 9 (6.29%) JSP
4 7 (4.90%) SOAP
4 7 (4.90%) Web Services
4 7 (4.90%) WCF
5 4 (2.80%) LAMP
6 3 (2.10%) MDX
6 3 (2.10%) Reactive Extensions
6 3 (2.10%) Managed Extensibility Framework
7 2 (1.40%) jQuery
8 1 (0.70%) Application Packaging
8 1 (0.70%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.99%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (5.59%) Blackberry
3 7 (4.90%) Thin Client
3 7 (4.90%) PKI
3 7 (4.90%) Fat Client
4 6 (4.20%) Clustering
5 5 (3.50%) Smartphone
5 5 (3.50%) Smartcard
5 5 (3.50%) Private Cloud
6 4 (2.80%) CMDB
6 4 (2.80%) CLARiiON
6 4 (2.80%) Enterprise Cloud
7 3 (2.10%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.10%) Replication
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%) BYOD
9 1 (0.70%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 104 (72.73%) Windows
2 69 (48.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 44 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
4 41 (28.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 28 (19.58%) Windows 7
6 17 (11.89%) Linux
7 10 (6.99%) UNIX
8 7 (4.90%) Windows XP
9 5 (3.50%) Windows Vista
10 4 (2.80%) Mac OS X
10 4 (2.80%) Windows 8
11 3 (2.10%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.70%) VMS
12 1 (0.70%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (34.27%) ITIL
2 20 (13.99%) Project Management
3 19 (13.29%) CRM
4 17 (11.89%) Migration
5 11 (7.69%) Service Delivery
5 11 (7.69%) Knowledge Management
5 11 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
6 9 (6.29%) High Availability
6 9 (6.29%) Security Testing
7 8 (5.59%) PRINCE2
8 7 (4.90%) Service Management
8 7 (4.90%) Data Modelling
8 7 (4.90%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (4.90%) Change Management
8 7 (4.90%) Test Scripting
8 7 (4.90%) Data Analysis
8 7 (4.90%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (4.90%) TDD
9 6 (4.20%) Problem Management
9 6 (4.20%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 25 (17.48%) PowerShell
2 20 (13.99%) SQL
3 10 (6.99%) C
4 9 (6.29%) JavaScript
5 8 (5.59%) C#
6 3 (2.10%) R
7 2 (1.40%) Bash Shell
7 2 (1.40%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.70%) VBScript
8 1 (0.70%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.70%) Perl
Qualifications
1 143 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 67 (46.85%) MCSE
3 45 (31.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 29 (20.28%) Cisco Certification
5 24 (16.78%) MCP
6 20 (13.99%) CCNA
7 19 (13.29%) Security Cleared
8 18 (12.59%) SC Cleared
8 18 (12.59%) MCSA
9 14 (9.79%) MCTS
10 13 (9.09%) Degree
10 13 (9.09%) A+ Certification
10 13 (9.09%) Citrix Certification
11 12 (8.39%) CCA
12 10 (6.99%) VCP5
13 9 (6.29%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
13 9 (6.29%) ISTQB
14 8 (5.59%) VCP4
14 8 (5.59%) CCEA
15 7 (4.90%) ISEB
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 78 (54.55%) Active Directory
2 52 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (11.19%) XenApp
4 12 (8.39%) Hyper-V
4 12 (8.39%) vSphere
5 8 (5.59%) XenDesktop
6 6 (4.20%) VMware ESX
7 5 (3.50%) Xen
8 4 (2.80%) VMware Workstation
9 3 (2.10%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (2.10%) ISA Server
10 2 (1.40%) VMware Server
10 2 (1.40%) Terminal Server
10 2 (1.40%) Terminal Services
10 2 (1.40%) XenServer
11 1 (0.70%) Forefront TMG
11 1 (0.70%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.70%) BitLocker
11 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.70%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 16 (11.19%) SCOM
2 13 (9.09%) SCCM
3 6 (4.20%) Backup Exec
4 4 (2.80%) Legato
4 4 (2.80%) EMC NetWorker
5 3 (2.10%) NetBackup
5 3 (2.10%) HP SIM
5 3 (2.10%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 3 (2.10%) SCDPM
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
1 100 (69.93%) Microsoft
2 84 (58.74%) VMware
3 56 (39.16%) Cisco
4 38 (26.57%) Citrix
5 32 (22.38%) HP
6 24 (16.78%) NetApp
7 17 (11.89%) EMC
8 12 (8.39%) Dell
9 7 (4.90%) Symantec
10 6 (4.20%) Red Hat
11 5 (3.50%) IBM
11 5 (3.50%) Juniper
11 5 (3.50%) Mercator
11 5 (3.50%) Reuters
11 5 (3.50%) Bloomberg
11 5 (3.50%) CQG
11 5 (3.50%) Altiris
12 4 (2.80%) Oracle
13 3 (2.10%) 3PAR
13 3 (2.10%) Tableau
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