The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Reading region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP)
Rank 75 - 74
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MCITP 3 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.28% - 0.37%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.91% - 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 4
Average daily rate £450 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £225 £325
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -30.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.38 £20.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-33.12% +42.85%
Qualifications Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
329 182 352
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 30.78% 23.82% 32.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 77 151
Average daily rate £365 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £235 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 7
Average hourly rate £15.25 £18.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.56% +2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £16.15 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £180.00 £18.50 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £24.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-25.00% -4.00%
MCITP
Berkshire

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MCITP across the Reading region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

MCITP Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

MCITP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 9 (100.00%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) DNS
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (88.89%) Active Directory
2 8 (88.89%) MS Exchange
2 8 (88.89%) MCTS
3 7 (77.78%) Degree
3 7 (77.78%) Customer Engagement
3 7 (77.78%) ITIL
3 7 (77.78%) Service Management
4 6 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (66.67%) Avaya
4 6 (66.67%) Lotus
4 6 (66.67%) RTP
4 6 (66.67%) IIS
4 6 (66.67%) PBX
4 6 (66.67%) PSTN
4 6 (66.67%) Cisco
4 6 (66.67%) Lync
4 6 (66.67%) Network Load Balancing
4 6 (66.67%) Nortel
4 6 (66.67%) Live Communications Server
4 6 (66.67%) PKI
5 4 (44.44%) Telecoms
6 3 (33.33%) DHCP
7 2 (22.22%) Migration
7 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (22.22%) SCCM
7 2 (22.22%) SCOM
7 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012

MCITP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 8 (88.89%) MS Exchange
2 6 (66.67%) Live Communications Server
2 6 (66.67%) Lync
2 6 (66.67%) IIS
3 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
Communications & Networking
1 9 (100.00%) DNS
2 6 (66.67%) RTP
2 6 (66.67%) PBX
2 6 (66.67%) PSTN
3 3 (33.33%) DHCP
4 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
4 1 (11.11%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 4 (44.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Consultant
2 4 (44.44%) Support Consultant
3 3 (33.33%) Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) PKI
2 1 (11.11%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (11.11%) Linux
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (11.11%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) ITIL
1 7 (77.78%) Service Management
1 7 (77.78%) Customer Engagement
2 6 (66.67%) Network Load Balancing
2 6 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (22.22%) Migration
4 1 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
1 1 (11.11%) VBScript
1 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (88.89%) MCTS
3 7 (77.78%) Degree
4 1 (11.11%) MCSE
System Software
1 8 (88.89%) Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) SCCM
1 2 (22.22%) SCOM
2 1 (11.11%) WMI
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Nortel
1 6 (66.67%) Avaya
1 6 (66.67%) Lotus
1 6 (66.67%) Cisco
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Dell
2 1 (11.11%) VMware