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 24 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP)
Rank 62 71 -
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -
Contract jobs citing MCITP 11 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.10% 0.28% -
As % of the Qualifications category 3.46% 0.89% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £225
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +38.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.75 £14.63 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+96.58% -26.87%
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Berkshire

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
318 336 188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 31.70% 31.88% 23.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 146 83
Average daily rate £360 £365 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.36% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £200 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 5 7
Average hourly rate £21.55 £14.84 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.21% -19.78%
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 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 24 April 2015.

MCITP Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

MCITP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 32 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 31 (96.88%) MCTS
3 30 (93.75%) Degree
4 28 (87.50%) Service Management
4 28 (87.50%) ITIL
5 27 (84.38%) Customer Engagement
6 25 (78.13%) Windows
7 18 (56.25%) Microsoft
8 17 (53.13%) DNS
9 16 (50.00%) Active Directory
10 13 (40.63%) Disaster Recovery
11 11 (34.38%) IIS
12 10 (31.25%) SQL
12 10 (31.25%) MS Exchange
12 10 (31.25%) Clustering
13 8 (25.00%) Lotus
13 8 (25.00%) POP3
13 8 (25.00%) SMTP
13 8 (25.00%) PowerShell
13 8 (25.00%) IMAP
14 7 (21.88%) Performance Monitoring
14 7 (21.88%) DHCP
14 7 (21.88%) MS Excel
14 7 (21.88%) IBM Notes
14 7 (21.88%) SAN
14 7 (21.88%) Novell
14 7 (21.88%) GroupWise
15 6 (18.75%) MCSE
15 6 (18.75%) .NET
15 6 (18.75%) Windows 7

MCITP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 11 (34.38%) IIS
2 10 (31.25%) MS Exchange
3 7 (21.88%) IBM Notes
3 7 (21.88%) GroupWise
4 5 (15.63%) Office Communications Server
5 3 (9.38%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (6.25%) Live Communications Server
6 2 (6.25%) Lync
Applications
1 7 (21.88%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (53.13%) DNS
2 8 (25.00%) POP3
2 8 (25.00%) SMTP
2 8 (25.00%) IMAP
3 7 (21.88%) DHCP
3 7 (21.88%) SAN
4 2 (6.25%) PBX
4 2 (6.25%) PSTN
4 2 (6.25%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.63%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (9.38%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.13%) MSI
General
1 1 (3.13%) Finance
1 1 (3.13%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 25 (78.13%) Field Engineer
2 7 (21.88%) Support Engineer
3 6 (18.75%) Server Engineer
3 6 (18.75%) Exchange Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Support Consultant
4 3 (9.38%) Desktop Support
4 3 (9.38%) Consultant
4 3 (9.38%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) SQL DBA
5 2 (6.25%) DBA
5 2 (6.25%) Exchange Consultant
6 1 (3.13%) BizTalk Consultant
6 1 (3.13%) Administrator
6 1 (3.13%) Release Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Deployment Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.75%) .NET
2 5 (15.63%) XML
3 3 (9.38%) .NET Framework
4 1 (3.13%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 10 (31.25%) Clustering
2 5 (15.63%) Private Cloud
3 4 (12.50%) Replication
4 2 (6.25%) PKI
5 1 (3.13%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 25 (78.13%) Windows
2 6 (18.75%) Windows 7
3 5 (15.63%) Windows 8
4 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (87.50%) Service Management
1 28 (87.50%) ITIL
2 27 (84.38%) Customer Engagement
3 13 (40.63%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (21.88%) Performance Monitoring
5 4 (12.50%) Problem Management
6 3 (9.38%) Kanban
6 3 (9.38%) Scrum
6 3 (9.38%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (9.38%) CMMI
6 3 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (6.25%) Migration
7 2 (6.25%) High Availability
7 2 (6.25%) Network Load Balancing
8 1 (3.13%) Data Migration
8 1 (3.13%) Release Management
8 1 (3.13%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 10 (31.25%) SQL
2 8 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 5 (15.63%) VBScript
4 3 (9.38%) C#
4 3 (9.38%) VB.NET
5 2 (6.25%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.13%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 32 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 31 (96.88%) MCTS
3 30 (93.75%) Degree
4 6 (18.75%) MCSE
5 3 (9.38%) MCP
6 2 (6.25%) MCDBA
System Software
1 16 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.25%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (3.13%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (15.63%) WMI
1 5 (15.63%) SCOM
1 5 (15.63%) SCSM
2 4 (12.50%) MOM
3 3 (9.38%) SCCM
4 2 (6.25%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (3.13%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 18 (56.25%) Microsoft
2 8 (25.00%) Lotus
3 7 (21.88%) Novell
4 2 (6.25%) Nortel
4 2 (6.25%) Citrix
4 2 (6.25%) Cisco
4 2 (6.25%) Avaya
4 2 (6.25%) VMware