The table below looks at the statistics for MCITP in IT contracts advertised for the Reading 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 64 80 86
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +6
Contract jobs citing MCITP 4 3 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.46% 0.29% 1.02%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.45% 0.94% 3.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 1
Average daily rate
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£400 £225 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+77.77% -43.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £275 £323
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -14.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.77 £14.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+12.64% -15.15%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Qualifications Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
275 318 365
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 31.65% 31.27% 26.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 141 114
Average daily rate £400 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £221 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 11 1
Average hourly rate £17.07 £16.78 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.75% -36.69%
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 Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MCITP across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

MCITP Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

MCITP
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MCITP across the Reading region.

MCITP Daily Rate Trend in Reading

MCITP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 13 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (92.31%) MCTS
2 12 (92.31%) ITIL
2 12 (92.31%) Windows
3 11 (84.62%) Service Management
4 10 (76.92%) Degree
4 10 (76.92%) Customer Engagement
5 8 (61.54%) DNS
5 8 (61.54%) Active Directory
6 6 (46.15%) DHCP
6 6 (46.15%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (30.77%) Replication
7 4 (30.77%) Clustering
7 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
7 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
8 3 (23.08%) Office 365
8 3 (23.08%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 3 (23.08%) IIS
9 2 (15.38%) Migration
9 2 (15.38%) VMware
9 2 (15.38%) MS Office
9 2 (15.38%) SQL
9 2 (15.38%) .NET
9 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
9 2 (15.38%) MCSE
9 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
9 2 (15.38%) PowerShell
9 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (15.38%) WSUS

MCITP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 3 (23.08%) IIS
2 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
3 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (7.69%) IBM Notes
3 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (7.69%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (7.69%) GroupWise
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Office
2 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.69%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (23.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (61.54%) DNS
2 6 (46.15%) DHCP
3 1 (7.69%) IMAP
3 1 (7.69%) Wireshark
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (7.69%) POP3
3 1 (7.69%) SMTP
3 1 (7.69%) HTTP
3 1 (7.69%) SSL
3 1 (7.69%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Fiddler
1 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
1 1 (7.69%) MSI
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Support Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Consultant
2 3 (23.08%) Field Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Support Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) VMware Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Virtualisation Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Escalation Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Migration Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) .NET
2 1 (7.69%) WCF
2 1 (7.69%) Silverlight
2 1 (7.69%) LINQ
2 1 (7.69%) REST
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Identity Foundation
2 1 (7.69%) FastCGI
2 1 (7.69%) ADO.NET
2 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
2 1 (7.69%) XML
2 1 (7.69%) Application Packaging
2 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
2 1 (7.69%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Replication
1 4 (30.77%) Clustering
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 12 (92.31%) Windows
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (7.69%) Windows 8
3 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
3 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (92.31%) ITIL
2 11 (84.62%) Service Management
3 10 (76.92%) Customer Engagement
4 6 (46.15%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (15.38%) Migration
6 1 (7.69%) High Availability
6 1 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (7.69%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
6 1 (7.69%) Coaching
6 1 (7.69%) Web Development
6 1 (7.69%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) SQL
1 2 (15.38%) PowerShell
2 1 (7.69%) Python
2 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
2 1 (7.69%) VBScript
2 1 (7.69%) C#
2 1 (7.69%) C++
2 1 (7.69%) Java
2 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
2 1 (7.69%) PHP
2 1 (7.69%) Ruby
2 1 (7.69%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (92.31%) MCTS
3 10 (76.92%) Degree
4 2 (15.38%) MCSE
5 1 (7.69%) DV Cleared
5 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
5 1 (7.69%) VCP4
5 1 (7.69%) VCAP
5 1 (7.69%) VCP5
5 1 (7.69%) MCSA
5 1 (7.69%) CCNA
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (7.69%) MCP
5 1 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (7.69%) MCDST
System Software
1 8 (61.54%) Active Directory
2 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (7.69%) vSphere
3 1 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (7.69%) vCloud
3 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
3 1 (7.69%) XenApp
3 1 (7.69%) VMware ESX
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (7.69%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 2 (15.38%) WSUS
3 1 (7.69%) SCCM
3 1 (7.69%) SCOM
3 1 (7.69%) WMI
3 1 (7.69%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) VMware
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco
3 1 (7.69%) HP
3 1 (7.69%) Citrix
3 1 (7.69%) Novell
3 1 (7.69%) Lotus
3 1 (7.69%) Symantec