The table below looks at the statistics for MCITP in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCITP over the 3 months to 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP)
Rank 186 199 204
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +5
Contract jobs citing MCITP 71 38 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.72% 0.45% 0.31%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.44% 1.85% 1.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 25 13
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £150 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £415 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £367 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+14.68% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 2
Average hourly rate £13.25 £10.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.50% -37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.00 £14.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.40 £10.00 £17.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.77 £14.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+8.75% -30.95%
MCITP
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Qualifications Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
2904 2053 1799
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 29.29% 24.08% 21.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1435 1027 780
Average daily rate £375 £374 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.26% +2.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £477 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 130 93 168
Average hourly rate £17.00 £15.50 £22.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -32.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -26.31%

MCITP
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MCITP across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

MCITP Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

MCITP
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MCITP across the South East region.

MCITP Daily Rate Trend in the South East

MCITP
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MCITP across the South East region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

MCITP Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

MCITP
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MCITP across the South East region.

MCITP Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

MCITP
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MCITP within the South East region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +13 33 £335 -21.17% 8
Berkshire +18 21 £400 +14.28% 9
Buckinghamshire -15 6 £260 +73.33% 6
West Sussex -6 4 £375 -0.79%
Surrey -6 3 - - 1
Kent -9 3 £200 - 1
Oxfordshire -24 1 - - 1
Sussex - - - -
Middlesex - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
MCITP
England

MCITP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

1 114 (95.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 91 (75.83%) Microsoft
3 85 (70.83%) Windows
4 71 (59.17%) ITIL
5 66 (55.00%) Active Directory
6 64 (53.33%) Security Cleared
7 55 (45.83%) SC Cleared
8 52 (43.33%) PowerShell
9 48 (40.00%) HTML
10 41 (34.17%) MCSE
11 39 (32.50%) MCSA
12 35 (29.17%) XML
12 35 (29.17%) VBScript
13 33 (27.50%) HP
14 31 (25.83%) High Availability
15 30 (25.00%) DNS
16 28 (23.33%) MS Excel
16 28 (23.33%) Degree
17 26 (21.67%) MCTS
17 26 (21.67%) Windows Server 2008
17 26 (21.67%) Cisco Certification
18 25 (20.83%) Windows Server 2003
18 25 (20.83%) VMware
18 25 (20.83%) Cisco
19 24 (20.00%) .NET
19 24 (20.00%) Linux
20 23 (19.17%) Service Management
20 23 (19.17%) ISTQB
21 21 (17.50%) Security Testing
22 20 (16.67%) DHCP

MCITP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 19 (15.83%) MS Exchange
2 13 (10.83%) IIS
3 8 (6.67%) Lync
4 7 (5.83%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (4.17%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (2.50%) IBM Notes
8 3 (2.50%) GroupWise
8 3 (2.50%) Office Communications Server
9 2 (1.67%) Live Communications Server
9 2 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2000
9 2 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (1.67%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.83%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.83%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 28 (23.33%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (3.33%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.50%) Office 365
2 2 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.83%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (25.00%) DNS
2 20 (16.67%) DHCP
3 13 (10.83%) TCP/IP
4 10 (8.33%) SAN
5 9 (7.50%) Firewall
6 3 (2.50%) LAN
6 3 (2.50%) POP3
6 3 (2.50%) SMTP
6 3 (2.50%) IMAP
7 2 (1.67%) Wireshark
7 2 (1.67%) RTP
7 2 (1.67%) HTTP
7 2 (1.67%) SSL
7 2 (1.67%) PBX
7 2 (1.67%) PSTN
7 2 (1.67%) VoIP
7 2 (1.67%) WAN
8 1 (0.83%) MPLS
8 1 (0.83%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (0.83%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.33%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (1.67%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.67%) OLTP
3 2 (1.67%) RDBMS
3 2 (1.67%) OLAP
4 1 (0.83%) MySQL
4 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (4.17%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (1.67%) Fiddler
2 2 (1.67%) LoadRunner
2 2 (1.67%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.83%) MSI
General
1 3 (2.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 23 (19.17%) Support Engineer
2 22 (18.33%) Wintel Engineer
3 15 (12.50%) Consultant
4 12 (10.00%) Field Engineer
5 7 (5.83%) Test Manager
5 7 (5.83%) Security Specialist
6 6 (5.00%) Deskside Support
6 6 (5.00%) Test Specialist
7 5 (4.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (4.17%) Exchange Engineer
8 4 (3.33%) Virtualisation Engineer
8 4 (3.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 4 (3.33%) Virtualisation Consultant
8 4 (3.33%) 3rd Line Support
8 4 (3.33%) Technical Consultant
9 3 (2.50%) Architect
9 3 (2.50%) Analyst
9 3 (2.50%) Project Leader
9 3 (2.50%) Wintel Consultant
9 3 (2.50%) Test Project Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (40.00%) HTML
2 35 (29.17%) XML
3 24 (20.00%) .NET
4 19 (15.83%) ASP.NET
5 17 (14.17%) JSP
6 7 (5.83%) Software Packaging
7 5 (4.17%) .NET Framework
8 2 (1.67%) WCF
8 2 (1.67%) Silverlight
8 2 (1.67%) LINQ
8 2 (1.67%) Ajax
8 2 (1.67%) FastCGI
8 2 (1.67%) REST
8 2 (1.67%) Windows Identity Foundation
8 2 (1.67%) ADO.NET
9 1 (0.83%) LAMP
9 1 (0.83%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.17%) Clustering
1 5 (4.17%) Computer Science
2 4 (3.33%) CMDB
3 3 (2.50%) Client/Server
4 2 (1.67%) PKI
4 2 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.83%) Replication
5 1 (0.83%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.83%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 85 (70.83%) Windows
2 26 (21.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 25 (20.83%) Windows Server 2003
4 24 (20.00%) Linux
5 18 (15.00%) UNIX
6 12 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (3.33%) Windows Vista
9 3 (2.50%) Windows 7
9 3 (2.50%) Windows 8
10 2 (1.67%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.83%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.83%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.83%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (59.17%) ITIL
2 31 (25.83%) High Availability
3 23 (19.17%) Service Management
4 21 (17.50%) Security Testing
5 19 (15.83%) Customer Engagement
6 16 (13.33%) Validation
7 14 (11.67%) Project Management
8 10 (8.33%) Knowledge Management
9 9 (7.50%) Test Scripting
10 6 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
11 5 (4.17%) Coaching
12 4 (3.33%) Performance Monitoring
12 4 (3.33%) Time Management
12 4 (3.33%) Data Protection
13 3 (2.50%) MOF
13 3 (2.50%) QMS
13 3 (2.50%) Software Testing
13 3 (2.50%) Problem Management
14 2 (1.67%) Web Development
14 2 (1.67%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 52 (43.33%) PowerShell
2 35 (29.17%) VBScript
3 19 (15.83%) JavaScript
4 12 (10.00%) SQL
5 8 (6.67%) VB
5 8 (6.67%) C#
6 3 (2.50%) PHP
7 2 (1.67%) Ruby
7 2 (1.67%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.67%) C++
7 2 (1.67%) Java
7 2 (1.67%) C
7 2 (1.67%) Python
8 1 (0.83%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 114 (95.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 64 (53.33%) Security Cleared
3 55 (45.83%) SC Cleared
4 41 (34.17%) MCSE
5 39 (32.50%) MCSA
6 28 (23.33%) Degree
7 26 (21.67%) MCTS
7 26 (21.67%) Cisco Certification
8 23 (19.17%) ISTQB
9 17 (14.17%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 15 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 14 (11.67%) DV Cleared
12 10 (8.33%) ISEB
13 9 (7.50%) MCP
14 8 (6.67%) CCNA
15 6 (5.00%) A+ Certification
16 5 (4.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 3 (2.50%) CCNP
17 3 (2.50%) MCDST
18 2 (1.67%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.83%) QA
2 4 (3.33%) SLA
3 3 (2.50%) ISO 9001
3 3 (2.50%) BS7799
3 3 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.83%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 66 (55.00%) Active Directory
2 18 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (5.83%) vSphere
4 6 (5.00%) Hyper-V
5 4 (3.33%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.83%) XenApp
6 1 (0.83%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.83%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 7 (5.83%) SCOM
2 4 (3.33%) WMI
2 4 (3.33%) SCSM
3 3 (2.50%) MOM
3 3 (2.50%) WSUS
4 2 (1.67%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.83%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (0.83%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.83%) SCCM
Vendors
1 91 (75.83%) Microsoft
2 33 (27.50%) HP
3 25 (20.83%) VMware
3 25 (20.83%) Cisco
4 10 (8.33%) Red Hat
5 8 (6.67%) Oracle
6 7 (5.83%) Citrix
7 4 (3.33%) Lumension
7 4 (3.33%) Lotus
7 4 (3.33%) McAfee
7 4 (3.33%) Avaya
8 3 (2.50%) Novell
9 2 (1.67%) Sonus
9 2 (1.67%) Apple
9 2 (1.67%) Nortel
10 1 (0.83%) IBM
10 1 (0.83%) NetApp
10 1 (0.83%) BT
10 1 (0.83%) FrontRange
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