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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP)
Rank 64 85 83
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -2
Contract jobs citing MCITP 7 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.77% 0.46% 0.53%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.76% 1.41% 2.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 0
Average daily rate
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£388 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £298 £325
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -8.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £13.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -40.00%
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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
254 355 287
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 27.97% 32.93% 21.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 181 104
Average daily rate £375 £425 £364
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +16.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £139 £235 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 6
Average hourly rate £17.07 £13.00 £15.69
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.30% -17.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £12.00 £13.61
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.30 £13.50 £21.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -20.00%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 14 (100.00%) ITIL
1 14 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 14 (100.00%) MCTS
2 13 (92.86%) Service Management
2 13 (92.86%) Windows
3 12 (85.71%) Degree
3 12 (85.71%) Customer Engagement
4 8 (57.14%) DNS
5 6 (42.86%) DHCP
5 6 (42.86%) Active Directory
5 6 (42.86%) IIS
6 5 (35.71%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (35.71%) .NET
7 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
7 4 (28.57%) Replication
7 4 (28.57%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (28.57%) .NET Framework
7 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
8 3 (21.43%) Office 365
8 3 (21.43%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 3 (21.43%) Clustering
8 3 (21.43%) SQL
8 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
8 3 (21.43%) MCSE
9 2 (14.29%) VBScript
9 2 (14.29%) XML
9 2 (14.29%) WMI
9 2 (14.29%) SCSM
9 2 (14.29%) PowerShell
9 2 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring

MCITP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 6 (42.86%) IIS
2 4 (28.57%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (7.14%) GroupWise
3 1 (7.14%) IBM Notes
3 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Office
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (21.43%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (57.14%) DNS
2 6 (42.86%) DHCP
3 1 (7.14%) HTTP
3 1 (7.14%) POP3
3 1 (7.14%) SMTP
3 1 (7.14%) SSL
3 1 (7.14%) SAN
3 1 (7.14%) IMAP
3 1 (7.14%) Wireshark
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
1 1 (7.14%) Fiddler
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Field Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Support Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Migration Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) BizTalk Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) VMware Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Escalation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) .NET
2 4 (28.57%) .NET Framework
3 2 (14.29%) XML
4 1 (7.14%) Ajax
4 1 (7.14%) ADO.NET
4 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
4 1 (7.14%) WCF
4 1 (7.14%) Silverlight
4 1 (7.14%) LINQ
4 1 (7.14%) REST
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Identity Foundation
4 1 (7.14%) FastCGI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Replication
2 3 (21.43%) Clustering
3 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.14%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 13 (92.86%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) ITIL
2 13 (92.86%) Service Management
3 12 (85.71%) Customer Engagement
4 5 (35.71%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
6 1 (7.14%) Coaching
6 1 (7.14%) MVC
6 1 (7.14%) Migration
6 1 (7.14%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) SQL
2 2 (14.29%) VBScript
2 2 (14.29%) PowerShell
3 1 (7.14%) Python
3 1 (7.14%) Ruby
3 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
3 1 (7.14%) C#
3 1 (7.14%) C++
3 1 (7.14%) Java
3 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.14%) PHP
Qualifications
1 14 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 14 (100.00%) MCTS
2 12 (85.71%) Degree
3 3 (21.43%) MCSE
4 1 (7.14%) CCNA
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (7.14%) DV Cleared
4 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
4 1 (7.14%) VCP4
4 1 (7.14%) VCAP
4 1 (7.14%) VCP5
System Software
1 6 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.14%) VMware ESX
2 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
2 1 (7.14%) vSphere
2 1 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (7.14%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 2 (14.29%) SCSM
2 2 (14.29%) WMI
2 2 (14.29%) SCOM
3 1 (7.14%) MOM
3 1 (7.14%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) Novell
2 1 (7.14%) Lotus
2 1 (7.14%) VMware
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco