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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP)
Rank 59 73 68
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -5
Contract jobs citing MCITP 8 2 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.88% 0.21% 0.92%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.78% 0.80% 3.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 2
Average daily rate
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£400 £175 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+128.57% -51.72%
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £290 £320
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £15.25 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+3.27% -7.57%
Qualifications Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
288 251 331
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 31.86% 25.82% 27.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 111 121
Average daily rate £400 £405 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.23% +15.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 1
Average hourly rate £17.07 £30.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.03% +10.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-10.71% -4.54%
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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 24 July 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 11 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (90.91%) Windows
2 10 (90.91%) ITIL
2 10 (90.91%) MCTS
3 9 (81.82%) Service Management
4 8 (72.73%) Active Directory
4 8 (72.73%) Degree
4 8 (72.73%) Customer Engagement
5 7 (63.64%) DNS
6 6 (54.55%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (45.45%) DHCP
8 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
9 3 (27.27%) Cisco
9 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
9 3 (27.27%) Replication
9 3 (27.27%) Clustering
9 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
9 3 (27.27%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (18.18%) Office 365
10 2 (18.18%) Lync
10 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
10 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
10 2 (18.18%) VMware
10 2 (18.18%) Migration
10 2 (18.18%) Live Communications Server
10 2 (18.18%) PKI
10 2 (18.18%) WSUS
10 2 (18.18%) Network Load Balancing

MCITP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 (27.27%) MS Exchange
2 2 (18.18%) Lync
2 2 (18.18%) Live Communications Server
2 2 (18.18%) IIS
3 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Office
2 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 1 (9.09%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (18.18%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (63.64%) DNS
2 5 (45.45%) DHCP
3 2 (18.18%) RTP
3 2 (18.18%) PBX
3 2 (18.18%) PSTN
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MSI
General
1 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Consultant
2 3 (27.27%) Support Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Support Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Field Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Support
4 1 (9.09%) Migration Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Virtualisation Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) VMware Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) XML
1 1 (9.09%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Replication
1 3 (27.27%) Clustering
2 2 (18.18%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 10 (90.91%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (9.09%) Windows XP
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
3 1 (9.09%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) ITIL
2 9 (81.82%) Service Management
3 8 (72.73%) Customer Engagement
4 6 (54.55%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (18.18%) Migration
5 2 (18.18%) Network Load Balancing
6 1 (9.09%) High Availability
6 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (9.09%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
2 1 (9.09%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) VBScript
2 1 (9.09%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (90.91%) MCTS
3 8 (72.73%) Degree
4 2 (18.18%) MCSE
5 1 (9.09%) MCSA
5 1 (9.09%) MCP
5 1 (9.09%) CCNA
5 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (9.09%) DV Cleared
5 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
5 1 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (9.09%) MCDST
5 1 (9.09%) VCAP
5 1 (9.09%) VCP4
5 1 (9.09%) VCP5
System Software
1 8 (72.73%) Active Directory
2 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (9.09%) Terminal Services
3 1 (9.09%) VMware ESX
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
3 1 (9.09%) XenApp
3 1 (9.09%) vCloud
3 1 (9.09%) vSphere
3 1 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 2 (18.18%) WSUS
3 1 (9.09%) SCCM
3 1 (9.09%) SCOM
3 1 (9.09%) WMI
3 1 (9.09%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 3 (27.27%) Cisco
3 2 (18.18%) VMware
3 2 (18.18%) Nortel
3 2 (18.18%) Avaya
3 2 (18.18%) Lotus
4 1 (9.09%) Symantec
4 1 (9.09%) Citrix
4 1 (9.09%) HP