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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP)
Rank 342 353 305
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -48
Contract jobs citing MCITP 69 72 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.29% 0.29% 0.44%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.87% 1.94% 3.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 27 65
Average daily rate
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£350 £330 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -17.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £165 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £445 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £278 £320
% change year-on-year
+17.11% -13.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 9
Average hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.92 £16.99 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.90 £25.30 £22.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £16.09 £15.65
% change year-on-year
-9.88% +2.81%
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
3687 3720 3779
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 15.48% 14.82% 14.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 2358 2331 2241
Average daily rate £425 £420 £404
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +4.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 105 147
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £13.65 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.75 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -11.11%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 +26 11 £330 -18.76% 10
Hammersmith - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Barnet - - - -
Bexley - - - -
Hounslow - - - -
New Malden - - - -
Sidcup - - - -
Teddington - - - -
Twickenham - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Wembley - - - -
MCITP
England

MCITP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

1 177 (99.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 136 (76.40%) Windows
3 113 (63.48%) Microsoft
4 87 (48.88%) MCSE
5 86 (48.31%) Windows Server 2008
6 72 (40.45%) VMware
7 64 (35.96%) SQL Server
8 62 (34.83%) SQL
9 61 (34.27%) Active Directory
10 60 (33.71%) MS Exchange
11 57 (32.02%) Citrix
12 56 (31.46%) MCTS
13 51 (28.65%) Windows Server 2003
14 47 (26.40%) ITIL
15 44 (24.72%) Windows Server 2012
16 42 (23.60%) MS Excel
17 41 (23.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 40 (22.47%) VMware Infrastructure
18 40 (22.47%) SQL Server 2008
19 38 (21.35%) Windows 7
19 38 (21.35%) Exchange Server 2010
20 34 (19.10%) T-SQL
21 31 (17.42%) SharePoint
21 31 (17.42%) Finance
21 31 (17.42%) Exchange Server 2007
21 31 (17.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
21 31 (17.42%) Exchange Server 2003
22 29 (16.29%) MCP
23 28 (15.73%) Cisco Certification
24 27 (15.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

MCITP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 (33.71%) MS Exchange
2 38 (21.35%) Exchange Server 2010
3 31 (17.42%) SharePoint
3 31 (17.42%) Exchange Server 2003
3 31 (17.42%) Exchange Server 2007
4 13 (7.30%) SharePoint 2010
5 12 (6.74%) Exchange Server 2013
6 10 (5.62%) Lync
6 10 (5.62%) SharePoint Server
7 9 (5.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (1.69%) IIS
8 3 (1.69%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (1.12%) Tomcat
9 2 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2000
9 2 (1.12%) WebSphere
Applications
1 42 (23.60%) MS Excel
2 25 (14.04%) MS Office
3 2 (1.12%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.12%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.56%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.93%) Office 365
2 1 (0.56%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 27 (15.17%) DHCP
1 27 (15.17%) DNS
2 26 (14.61%) SAN
3 22 (12.36%) Firewall
4 15 (8.43%) WAN
5 12 (6.74%) LAN
6 11 (6.18%) Wireless
6 11 (6.18%) TCP/IP
7 7 (3.93%) Extranet
7 7 (3.93%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (2.81%) Internet
9 4 (2.25%) VPN
9 4 (2.25%) FTP
9 4 (2.25%) iSCSI
9 4 (2.25%) NetScaler
10 3 (1.69%) NAS
10 3 (1.69%) Network Security
10 3 (1.69%) VoIP
11 2 (1.12%) Broadband
11 2 (1.12%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (35.96%) SQL Server
2 41 (23.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 40 (22.47%) SQL Server 2008
4 31 (17.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 26 (14.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 20 (11.24%) SQL Server 2005
7 16 (8.99%) SQL Server 2012
8 11 (6.18%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 9 (5.06%) SQL Server 2000
10 7 (3.93%) DTS
11 6 (3.37%) Oracle Database 11g
11 6 (3.37%) Oracle Database
12 5 (2.81%) Oracle Database 10g
12 5 (2.81%) MySQL
13 4 (2.25%) RDBMS
13 4 (2.25%) Relational Database
14 3 (1.69%) SAP HANA
15 2 (1.12%) SSDT
15 2 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
16 1 (0.56%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (2.81%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (2.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (1.12%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.12%) InstallShield
4 1 (0.56%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 31 (17.42%) Finance
2 7 (3.93%) Banking
3 4 (2.25%) Law
3 4 (2.25%) Advertising
4 3 (1.69%) Legal
5 2 (1.12%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.12%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.12%) Retail
6 1 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.56%) Back Office
6 1 (0.56%) Games
Job Titles
1 28 (15.73%) Support Engineer
2 24 (13.48%) DBA
3 22 (12.36%) SQL DBA
4 21 (11.80%) Analyst
5 19 (10.67%) Developer
5 19 (10.67%) Administrator
6 16 (8.99%) 3rd Line Support
7 14 (7.87%) SQL Developer
8 13 (7.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 13 (7.30%) SQL Server DBA
8 13 (7.30%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 12 (6.74%) Consultant
10 11 (6.18%) Support Analyst
10 11 (6.18%) Server Engineer
11 10 (5.62%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 8 (4.49%) Senior SQL DBA
12 8 (4.49%) Senior DBA
12 8 (4.49%) SharePoint Administrator
12 8 (4.49%) Senior SQL Developer
12 8 (4.49%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (7.30%) jQuery
2 10 (5.62%) .NET
3 7 (3.93%) XML
4 6 (3.37%) HTML
4 6 (3.37%) ASP.NET
5 4 (2.25%) WCF
5 4 (2.25%) Web Services
6 3 (1.69%) HTML5
6 3 (1.69%) Middleware
7 2 (1.12%) LAMP
7 2 (1.12%) .NET Framework
7 2 (1.12%) JSP
8 1 (0.56%) XSL
8 1 (0.56%) WAP
8 1 (0.56%) COM
8 1 (0.56%) CSS
8 1 (0.56%) Software Packaging
8 1 (0.56%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 1 (0.56%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (0.56%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 25 (14.04%) Clustering
2 17 (9.55%) Replication
2 17 (9.55%) Blackberry
3 10 (5.62%) Data Integration
4 5 (2.81%) EqualLogic
5 4 (2.25%) Thin Client
5 4 (2.25%) Smartcard
5 4 (2.25%) Smartphone
5 4 (2.25%) Fat Client
6 3 (1.69%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.56%) iPad
8 1 (0.56%) FMCG
8 1 (0.56%) CMDB
8 1 (0.56%) Firmware
8 1 (0.56%) PDA
8 1 (0.56%) Statistics
8 1 (0.56%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.56%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.56%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 136 (76.40%) Windows
2 86 (48.31%) Windows Server 2008
3 51 (28.65%) Windows Server 2003
4 44 (24.72%) Windows Server 2012
5 38 (21.35%) Windows 7
6 26 (14.61%) Windows XP
7 20 (11.24%) Linux
8 9 (5.06%) Windows 2000 Server
9 7 (3.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (3.93%) UNIX
10 6 (3.37%) Solaris
11 4 (2.25%) Windows Vista
11 4 (2.25%) Windows 8
11 4 (2.25%) Mac OS X
12 2 (1.12%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.56%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (26.40%) ITIL
2 26 (14.61%) Migration
3 22 (12.36%) Business Intelligence
4 19 (10.67%) Performance Tuning
5 15 (8.43%) Change Management
5 15 (8.43%) Disaster Recovery
6 14 (7.87%) ETL
7 11 (6.18%) Capacity Planning
8 10 (5.62%) Data Transformation
9 9 (5.06%) Data Modelling
10 8 (4.49%) Service Delivery
11 7 (3.93%) Project Management
11 7 (3.93%) Server Monitoring
12 6 (3.37%) Workflow
13 5 (2.81%) PRINCE2
13 5 (2.81%) Load Balancing
14 4 (2.25%) Performance Monitoring
14 4 (2.25%) CRM
14 4 (2.25%) B2C
14 4 (2.25%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 62 (34.83%) SQL
2 34 (19.10%) T-SQL
3 26 (14.61%) PowerShell
4 7 (3.93%) C#
5 6 (3.37%) Perl
6 5 (2.81%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.12%) C
7 2 (1.12%) VBScript
7 2 (1.12%) VB
7 2 (1.12%) Ruby
7 2 (1.12%) Python
8 1 (0.56%) PowerHouse
8 1 (0.56%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 177 (99.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 87 (48.88%) MCSE
3 56 (31.46%) MCTS
4 29 (16.29%) MCP
5 28 (15.73%) Cisco Certification
6 27 (15.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 26 (14.61%) CCNA
8 25 (14.04%) MCSA
9 13 (7.30%) CCNP
9 13 (7.30%) Citrix Certification
10 10 (5.62%) CCA
10 10 (5.62%) ITIL Certification
11 7 (3.93%) Oracle Certification
11 7 (3.93%) MCDBA
12 6 (3.37%) Security Cleared
13 5 (2.81%) A+ Certification
13 5 (2.81%) Degree
14 4 (2.25%) MCDST
14 4 (2.25%) OCP
15 3 (1.69%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.06%) SLA
2 8 (4.49%) QA
3 1 (0.56%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 61 (34.27%) Active Directory
2 40 (22.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (10.67%) Hyper-V
4 17 (9.55%) XenApp
5 16 (8.99%) vSphere
6 11 (6.18%) VMware ESX
7 7 (3.93%) Oracle RAC
8 5 (2.81%) ISA Server
8 5 (2.81%) vCloud
9 4 (2.25%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (2.25%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 3 (1.69%) VMware Server
10 3 (1.69%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (1.12%) Xen
11 2 (1.12%) NFS
11 2 (1.12%) Terminal Services
11 2 (1.12%) Forefront TMG
12 1 (0.56%) XenServer
12 1 (0.56%) XenDesktop
12 1 (0.56%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 17 (9.55%) SCOM
2 15 (8.43%) Backup Exec
3 13 (7.30%) SCCM
4 4 (2.25%) EMC NetWorker
4 4 (2.25%) SCVMM
4 4 (2.25%) Data Guard
4 4 (2.25%) SCOrch
5 3 (1.69%) FortiGate
5 3 (1.69%) WSUS
5 3 (1.69%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (1.12%) MIMEsweeper
6 2 (1.12%) MAILsweeper
6 2 (1.12%) NetBackup
6 2 (1.12%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 2 (1.12%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 2 (1.12%) Ionix
7 1 (0.56%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 113 (63.48%) Microsoft
2 72 (40.45%) VMware
3 57 (32.02%) Citrix
4 27 (15.17%) Cisco
5 21 (11.80%) HP
6 15 (8.43%) EMC
7 13 (7.30%) Symantec
8 11 (6.18%) Apple
8 11 (6.18%) Juniper
9 10 (5.62%) Oracle
10 9 (5.06%) Dell
10 9 (5.06%) F5
11 8 (4.49%) Avaya
12 7 (3.93%) Meru Networks
13 6 (3.37%) SolarWinds
13 6 (3.37%) IBM
13 6 (3.37%) Reuters
13 6 (3.37%) Bloomberg
14 5 (2.81%) SonicWALL
14 5 (2.81%) NetApp
London
Volt
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
West London
Kelway Ltd
Rate: Up to £150 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Recruitment Genius
Rate: £100 - £120 per day
Posted: 12 days ago