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 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP)
Rank 71 78 90
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +12
Contract jobs citing MCITP 4 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.45% 0.55% 0.52%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.57% 1.52% 2.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £275 £325
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £13.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+19.23% -33.33%
MCITP
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
255 394 335
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 28.56% 36.31% 24.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 190 100
Average daily rate £375 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £235 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 12 5
Average hourly rate £17.07 £14.84 £13.87
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.02% +6.99%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.00 £13.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £25.00 £22.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -23.40%

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 October 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 12 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (91.67%) Windows
2 11 (91.67%) ITIL
2 11 (91.67%) MCTS
3 10 (83.33%) Service Management
4 9 (75.00%) Degree
4 9 (75.00%) Customer Engagement
5 8 (66.67%) Active Directory
6 7 (58.33%) DNS
7 6 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (41.67%) DHCP
9 4 (33.33%) Replication
9 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
9 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
10 3 (25.00%) Office 365
10 3 (25.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 3 (25.00%) Clustering
10 3 (25.00%) IIS
11 2 (16.67%) MS Office
11 2 (16.67%) .NET
11 2 (16.67%) MCSE
11 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
11 2 (16.67%) WSUS
11 2 (16.67%) Migration
11 2 (16.67%) VMware
11 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
12 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
12 1 (8.33%) Application Packaging

MCITP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (25.00%) IIS
2 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
3 1 (8.33%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (8.33%) GroupWise
3 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (8.33%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Office
2 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (8.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (58.33%) DNS
2 5 (41.67%) DHCP
3 1 (8.33%) HTTP
3 1 (8.33%) POP3
3 1 (8.33%) SMTP
3 1 (8.33%) SSL
3 1 (8.33%) SAN
3 1 (8.33%) IMAP
3 1 (8.33%) Wireshark
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
1 1 (8.33%) MSI
1 1 (8.33%) Fiddler
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Consultant
2 3 (25.00%) Field Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Support Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Support
4 1 (8.33%) Migration Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Virtualisation Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) VMware Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) Escalation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) .NET
2 1 (8.33%) ADO.NET
2 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (8.33%) Ajax
2 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework
2 1 (8.33%) Application Packaging
2 1 (8.33%) WCF
2 1 (8.33%) Silverlight
2 1 (8.33%) LINQ
2 1 (8.33%) REST
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Identity Foundation
2 1 (8.33%) FastCGI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Replication
2 3 (25.00%) Clustering
3 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (8.33%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 11 (91.67%) Windows
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (8.33%) Windows 8
3 1 (8.33%) Windows XP
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) ITIL
2 10 (83.33%) Service Management
3 9 (75.00%) Customer Engagement
4 6 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (16.67%) Migration
6 1 (8.33%) Web Development
6 1 (8.33%) MVC
6 1 (8.33%) High Availability
6 1 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
6 1 (8.33%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) C#
1 1 (8.33%) C++
1 1 (8.33%) Java
1 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (8.33%) PHP
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
1 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
1 1 (8.33%) Python
1 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
1 1 (8.33%) Ruby
1 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (91.67%) MCTS
3 9 (75.00%) Degree
4 2 (16.67%) MCSE
5 1 (8.33%) MCSA
5 1 (8.33%) CCNA
5 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (8.33%) DV Cleared
5 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
5 1 (8.33%) VCP4
5 1 (8.33%) VCAP
5 1 (8.33%) VCP5
5 1 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (8.33%) MCDST
5 1 (8.33%) MCP
System Software
1 8 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (8.33%) XenApp
3 1 (8.33%) vSphere
3 1 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (8.33%) vCloud
3 1 (8.33%) Terminal Services
3 1 (8.33%) VMware ESX
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 2 (16.67%) WSUS
3 1 (8.33%) SCCM
3 1 (8.33%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) VMware
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco
3 1 (8.33%) HP
3 1 (8.33%) Citrix
3 1 (8.33%) Novell
3 1 (8.33%) Lotus
3 1 (8.33%) Symantec
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