The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 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 South East 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP)
Rank 188 210 214
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +4
Contract jobs citing MCITP 57 26 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.62% 0.31% 0.36%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.38% 1.24% 1.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 17 6
Average daily rate
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£365 £220 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+65.90% -26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £175 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £443 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £16.00 - £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £20.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-27.50% +21.21%
Qualifications Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
2395 2093 2223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 26.04% 24.61% 22.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1165 1075 987
Average daily rate £351 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.97% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 114 147
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.63% -25.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.00 £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £42.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
MCITP
England

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +24 34 £350 +100.00% 4
Berkshire +15 14 £400 +128.57% 2
Surrey -10 3 £450 +125.00% 5
Kent +1 2 £175 - 1
West Sussex -2 2 £100 -
East Sussex 0 1 £110 -72.50%
Buckinghamshire -9 1 - - 4
Oxfordshire - - - - 2
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England

MCITP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 80 (93.02%) Microsoft Certification
2 57 (66.28%) Microsoft
3 44 (51.16%) Windows
3 44 (51.16%) MCSE
4 40 (46.51%) Active Directory
5 36 (41.86%) Cisco Certification
6 34 (39.53%) Cisco
7 30 (34.88%) ISTQB
8 29 (33.72%) MS Excel
9 28 (32.56%) UNIX
10 27 (31.40%) HP
10 27 (31.40%) Security Cleared
11 25 (29.07%) ITIL
12 24 (27.91%) Linux
12 24 (27.91%) PowerShell
12 24 (27.91%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
13 23 (26.74%) SC Cleared
13 23 (26.74%) VMware
14 22 (25.58%) Windows Server 2008
15 21 (24.42%) MCTS
16 20 (23.26%) MCP
17 19 (22.09%) ASP.NET
17 19 (22.09%) JSP
17 19 (22.09%) HTML
17 19 (22.09%) JavaScript
17 19 (22.09%) .NET
18 17 (19.77%) Security Testing
19 16 (18.60%) VB
19 16 (18.60%) MS Exchange
19 16 (18.60%) DNS

MCITP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 16 (18.60%) MS Exchange
2 5 (5.81%) Lync
3 4 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (3.49%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2000
5 2 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.16%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (1.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.16%) Live Communications Server
Applications
1 29 (33.72%) MS Excel
2 12 (13.95%) MS Office
3 3 (3.49%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (3.49%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.49%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (3.49%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (18.60%) DNS
2 14 (16.28%) DHCP
3 12 (13.95%) Firewall
4 8 (9.30%) SAN
5 7 (8.14%) TCP/IP
6 4 (4.65%) Network Security
7 2 (2.33%) Unified Communications
7 2 (2.33%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (1.16%) PBX
8 1 (1.16%) PSTN
8 1 (1.16%) RTP
8 1 (1.16%) HTTPS
8 1 (1.16%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.49%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (2.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (6.98%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (3.49%) LoadRunner
3 2 (2.33%) MSI
General
1 7 (8.14%) Finance
2 1 (1.16%) Automotive
2 1 (1.16%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (26.74%) Support Engineer
2 10 (11.63%) Test Specialist
3 7 (8.14%) Consultant
3 7 (8.14%) Test Manager
4 6 (6.98%) 3rd Line Support
5 5 (5.81%) Analyst
5 5 (5.81%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 4 (4.65%) Server Engineer
6 4 (4.65%) Support Analyst
6 4 (4.65%) Field Engineer
7 3 (3.49%) Project Leader
7 3 (3.49%) Support Consultant
7 3 (3.49%) Project Manager
7 3 (3.49%) Tester
7 3 (3.49%) Technical Specialist
7 3 (3.49%) Test Project Leader
7 3 (3.49%) Exchange Engineer
7 3 (3.49%) Test Leader
8 2 (2.33%) Virtualisation Consultant
8 2 (2.33%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (22.09%) HTML
1 19 (22.09%) .NET
1 19 (22.09%) ASP.NET
1 19 (22.09%) JSP
2 2 (2.33%) Application Packaging
2 2 (2.33%) Software Packaging
3 1 (1.16%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.81%) Clustering
2 3 (3.49%) Replication
3 1 (1.16%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.16%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 44 (51.16%) Windows
2 28 (32.56%) UNIX
3 24 (27.91%) Linux
4 22 (25.58%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (17.44%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (12.79%) Windows XP
7 8 (9.30%) Windows 8
7 8 (9.30%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (8.14%) Windows Vista
9 6 (6.98%) Windows 7
10 3 (3.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (2.33%) Windows 2000 Server
11 2 (2.33%) Windows 2000
12 1 (1.16%) AIX
12 1 (1.16%) Solaris
12 1 (1.16%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (29.07%) ITIL
2 17 (19.77%) Security Testing
3 10 (11.63%) Service Management
4 9 (10.47%) Customer Engagement
5 7 (8.14%) Migration
6 4 (4.65%) Software Testing
6 4 (4.65%) Test Scripting
6 4 (4.65%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (4.65%) Project Management
7 3 (3.49%) Validation
7 3 (3.49%) MOF
7 3 (3.49%) Time Management
7 3 (3.49%) QMS
7 3 (3.49%) Knowledge Management
7 3 (3.49%) Performance Monitoring
8 2 (2.33%) Performance Analysis
8 2 (2.33%) Problem Management
8 2 (2.33%) Process Management
9 1 (1.16%) Service Delivery
9 1 (1.16%) Online Security
Programming Languages
1 24 (27.91%) PowerShell
2 19 (22.09%) JavaScript
3 16 (18.60%) VB
4 11 (12.79%) VBScript
5 6 (6.98%) C#
6 3 (3.49%) Shell Script
7 2 (2.33%) C
7 2 (2.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 80 (93.02%) Microsoft Certification
2 44 (51.16%) MCSE
3 36 (41.86%) Cisco Certification
4 30 (34.88%) ISTQB
5 27 (31.40%) Security Cleared
6 24 (27.91%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 23 (26.74%) SC Cleared
8 21 (24.42%) MCTS
9 20 (23.26%) MCP
10 15 (17.44%) CCNA
10 15 (17.44%) MCDST
11 11 (12.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 10 (11.63%) DV Cleared
12 10 (11.63%) Degree
13 9 (10.47%) ISEB
13 9 (10.47%) MCSA
14 4 (4.65%) CCNP
14 4 (4.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 3 (3.49%) VCP4
15 3 (3.49%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.30%) QA
2 3 (3.49%) ISO 9001
2 3 (3.49%) BS7799
2 3 (3.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.33%) SLA
System Software
1 40 (46.51%) Active Directory
2 11 (12.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (6.98%) vSphere
4 5 (5.81%) Hyper-V
5 3 (3.49%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (3.49%) Terminal Services
5 3 (3.49%) VMware ESX
6 2 (2.33%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (1.16%) vCloud
7 1 (1.16%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (8.14%) WSUS
2 4 (4.65%) SCOM
3 3 (3.49%) SCCM
3 3 (3.49%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 2 (2.33%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (2.33%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.16%) WMI
5 1 (1.16%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.16%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.16%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 57 (66.28%) Microsoft
2 34 (39.53%) Cisco
3 27 (31.40%) HP
4 23 (26.74%) VMware
5 9 (10.47%) Citrix
6 7 (8.14%) Oracle
7 4 (4.65%) Kaseya
8 3 (3.49%) Red Hat
8 3 (3.49%) Apple
9 2 (2.33%) Symantec
10 1 (1.16%) Remedy
10 1 (1.16%) Dell
10 1 (1.16%) Avaya
10 1 (1.16%) NetApp
10 1 (1.16%) PlateSpin
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