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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP)
Rank 386 350 349
Rank change year-on-year
-36 -1
Contract jobs citing MCITP 27 70 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.11% 0.29% 0.32%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.74% 1.89% 2.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 49 33
Average daily rate
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£265 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.28% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £230 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £505 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £347 £275
% change year-on-year
+7.91% +26.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 7
Average hourly rate - £21.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -4.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.77 £15.77 £16.09
% change year-on-year
- -1.98%
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
3628 3699 3648
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 15.31% 15.45% 14.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 2405 2389 2308
Average daily rate £435 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.35% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 84 96
Average hourly rate £21.64 £20.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.20% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.17 £14.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -

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 4 September 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 4 September 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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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 -1 7 £298 -11.11% 3
Westminster - 2 £180 -
MCITP
England

MCITP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 84 (98.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 66 (77.65%) Microsoft
3 64 (75.29%) Windows
4 51 (60.00%) Active Directory
5 47 (55.29%) MCSE
6 45 (52.94%) VMware
7 41 (48.24%) Windows Server 2008
8 35 (41.18%) Windows Server 2012
9 27 (31.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 25 (29.41%) Cisco
11 22 (25.88%) ITIL
11 22 (25.88%) vSphere
12 21 (24.71%) SQL
13 19 (22.35%) MS Excel
14 17 (20.00%) Citrix
14 17 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
15 16 (18.82%) CCNA
15 16 (18.82%) DNS
15 16 (18.82%) MCSA
16 15 (17.65%) DHCP
16 15 (17.65%) MS Office
17 14 (16.47%) Windows 7
18 13 (15.29%) MCTS
18 13 (15.29%) SCCM
18 13 (15.29%) SQL Server
18 13 (15.29%) MS Exchange
18 13 (15.29%) Windows Server 2003
19 12 (14.12%) NetApp
19 12 (14.12%) CRM
19 12 (14.12%) Finance

MCITP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 13 (15.29%) MS Exchange
2 11 (12.94%) SharePoint
3 10 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (4.71%) Lync
4 4 (4.71%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (3.53%) IIS
5 3 (3.53%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (2.35%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (2.35%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (2.35%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (1.18%) Commerce Server
7 1 (1.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.18%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 19 (22.35%) MS Excel
2 15 (17.65%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (12.94%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (10.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (18.82%) DNS
2 15 (17.65%) DHCP
3 11 (12.94%) SAN
4 8 (9.41%) VPN
4 8 (9.41%) Cisco IOS
5 7 (8.24%) Firewall
6 6 (7.06%) WAN
6 6 (7.06%) LAN
7 5 (5.88%) NAS
8 4 (4.71%) TCP/IP
8 4 (4.71%) Cisco Nexus
9 3 (3.53%) NetScaler
10 2 (2.35%) Intranet
10 2 (2.35%) IP Telephony
10 2 (2.35%) VLAN
11 1 (1.18%) Fibre Channel
11 1 (1.18%) Network Security
11 1 (1.18%) iSCSI
11 1 (1.18%) Internet
11 1 (1.18%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (15.29%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (4.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.18%) Big Data
4 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.18%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.18%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.18%) Fiddler
General
1 12 (14.12%) Finance
2 8 (9.41%) Banking
3 5 (5.88%) French Language
4 3 (3.53%) Marketing
4 3 (3.53%) Law
4 3 (3.53%) Legal
5 2 (2.35%) Back Office
6 1 (1.18%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.18%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.18%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (18.82%) Server Engineer
2 14 (16.47%) Analyst
3 11 (12.94%) Support Engineer
4 7 (8.24%) Administrator
4 7 (8.24%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 7 (8.24%) SQL DBA
4 7 (8.24%) Desktop Support
4 7 (8.24%) Systems Engineer
4 7 (8.24%) DBA
4 7 (8.24%) Support Analyst
4 7 (8.24%) Desktop Analyst
4 7 (8.24%) Wintel Engineer
4 7 (8.24%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
5 6 (7.06%) Consultant
5 6 (7.06%) 3rd Line Support
6 5 (5.88%) Architect
6 5 (5.88%) Wintel Systems Engineer
7 4 (4.71%) Server Support Engineer
7 4 (4.71%) CRM Analyst
7 4 (4.71%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.71%) LAMP
1 4 (4.71%) .NET
2 3 (3.53%) XML
2 3 (3.53%) Application Packaging
3 2 (2.35%) WCF
3 2 (2.35%) COM
3 2 (2.35%) Web Services
4 1 (1.18%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.94%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (9.41%) Blackberry
2 8 (9.41%) PKI
3 7 (8.24%) Data Centre
4 5 (5.88%) Management Information System
5 4 (4.71%) EqualLogic
6 2 (2.35%) Clustering
6 2 (2.35%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.35%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (1.18%) Replication
7 1 (1.18%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 64 (75.29%) Windows
2 41 (48.24%) Windows Server 2008
3 35 (41.18%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (16.47%) Windows 7
5 13 (15.29%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (9.41%) Linux
7 7 (8.24%) Windows XP
7 7 (8.24%) Android
8 3 (3.53%) Windows 8
9 2 (2.35%) UNIX
10 1 (1.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.18%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (25.88%) ITIL
2 12 (14.12%) CRM
3 9 (10.59%) Data Analysis
4 8 (9.41%) Change Management
5 7 (8.24%) Migration
5 7 (8.24%) PRINCE2
6 5 (5.88%) Project Management
7 4 (4.71%) Fault Management
7 4 (4.71%) Analytics
8 3 (3.53%) Mentoring
8 3 (3.53%) SDLC
8 3 (3.53%) Incident Management
8 3 (3.53%) Data Analytics
8 3 (3.53%) Service Management
8 3 (3.53%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (2.35%) TOGAF
9 2 (2.35%) Root Cause Analysis
9 2 (2.35%) Information Assurance
9 2 (2.35%) Problem Management
9 2 (2.35%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (24.71%) SQL
2 12 (14.12%) PowerShell
3 4 (4.71%) VBScript
4 2 (2.35%) C#
5 1 (1.18%) C
5 1 (1.18%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 84 (98.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 47 (55.29%) MCSE
3 27 (31.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 17 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
5 16 (18.82%) MCSA
5 16 (18.82%) CCNA
6 13 (15.29%) MCTS
7 8 (9.41%) MCP
8 5 (5.88%) Citrix Certification
9 4 (4.71%) Degree
9 4 (4.71%) A+ Certification
9 4 (4.71%) Network+ Certification
10 3 (3.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 3 (3.53%) VCP5
10 3 (3.53%) CCEE
11 2 (2.35%) Security Cleared
11 2 (2.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 2 (2.35%) SC Cleared
11 2 (2.35%) CCA
11 2 (2.35%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (12.94%) SLA
2 1 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.18%) QA
2 1 (1.18%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 51 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 22 (25.88%) vSphere
3 11 (12.94%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (11.76%) XenApp
5 7 (8.24%) XenDesktop
5 7 (8.24%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (8.24%) Hyper-V
6 4 (4.71%) DFS Replication
7 3 (3.53%) Terminal Services
8 2 (2.35%) ISA Server
8 2 (2.35%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (2.35%) VMware Server
8 2 (2.35%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (1.18%) XenServer
9 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (1.18%) VMware ESX
9 1 (1.18%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 13 (15.29%) SCCM
2 9 (10.59%) SCOM
3 7 (8.24%) Backup Exec
3 7 (8.24%) AirWatch
4 3 (3.53%) XenMobile
5 1 (1.18%) WMI
5 1 (1.18%) WSUS
5 1 (1.18%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 66 (77.65%) Microsoft
2 45 (52.94%) VMware
3 25 (29.41%) Cisco
4 17 (20.00%) Citrix
5 12 (14.12%) NetApp
6 7 (8.24%) Mitel
6 7 (8.24%) Symantec
7 6 (7.06%) Dell
8 3 (3.53%) AppSense
9 2 (2.35%) CheckPoint
9 2 (2.35%) Juniper
9 2 (2.35%) CommVault
9 2 (2.35%) HP
9 2 (2.35%) Polycom
9 2 (2.35%) Tufin
10 1 (1.18%) SolarWinds
10 1 (1.18%) Oracle
10 1 (1.18%) Red Hat
10 1 (1.18%) Wyse
10 1 (1.18%) Altiris