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 24 May 2016 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.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP)
Rank 231 191 210
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +19
Contract jobs citing MCITP 39 73 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.43% 0.78% 0.43%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.54% 3.01% 1.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 46 14
Median daily rate £375 £332 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.94% +10.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £252 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+9.23% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 9
Median hourly rate - £44.90 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +172.12%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 £22.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +39.68%
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
2540 2429 2488
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 27.77% 25.99% 27.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1535 1322 1231
Median daily rate £403 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 126 104
Median hourly rate £22.50 £21.55 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.40% +26.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £24.12 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+45.10% +34.00%

MCITP
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing MCITP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 24 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MCITP within the South East region over the 3 months to 24 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire -7 18 £375 -5.66% 4
Hampshire -20 12 £405 +15.71% 1
Oxfordshire - 5 £305 - 2
Surrey -15 2 - - 3
Buckinghamshire +6 1 £355 +42.00% 2
West Sussex -34 1 £365 +32.72%
MCITP
England

MCITP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing MCITP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for MCITP.

1 84 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 70 (83.33%) Microsoft
3 56 (66.67%) Windows
4 43 (51.19%) MCTS
5 36 (42.86%) MS Excel
6 34 (40.48%) Active Directory
6 34 (40.48%) PowerShell
7 32 (38.10%) ITIL
8 29 (34.52%) Degree
9 28 (33.33%) Customer Engagement
10 27 (32.14%) Service Management
11 26 (30.95%) DNS
12 25 (29.76%) MCSE
13 23 (27.38%) MS Office
13 23 (27.38%) Office 365
14 22 (26.19%) Windows Server
15 21 (25.00%) Security Cleared
16 20 (23.81%) .NET
16 20 (23.81%) SQL
17 19 (22.62%) VBScript
18 18 (21.43%) Cisco
19 17 (20.24%) Cisco Certification
19 17 (20.24%) JavaScript
19 17 (20.24%) Skype
20 16 (19.05%) HTML
20 16 (19.05%) Linux
20 16 (19.05%) Microsoft Azure
20 16 (19.05%) MCDST
21 14 (16.67%) SC Cleared
21 14 (16.67%) SQL Server

MCITP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 13 (15.48%) SharePoint
2 11 (13.10%) IIS
2 11 (13.10%) MS Exchange
3 7 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (4.76%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (3.57%) Skype for Business
6 2 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.19%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (1.19%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (1.19%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 36 (42.86%) MS Excel
2 23 (27.38%) MS Office
3 4 (4.76%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (2.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.19%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (1.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 23 (27.38%) Office 365
2 16 (19.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.38%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 26 (30.95%) DNS
2 17 (20.24%) Skype
3 13 (15.48%) DHCP
4 7 (8.33%) Firewall
5 6 (7.14%) TCP/IP
6 5 (5.95%) VPN
7 3 (3.57%) Bluetooth
7 3 (3.57%) Broadband
7 3 (3.57%) HTTP
7 3 (3.57%) IPsec
7 3 (3.57%) IPv4
7 3 (3.57%) IPv6
7 3 (3.57%) SSL
7 3 (3.57%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (3.57%) WiMAX
7 3 (3.57%) Wireless
7 3 (3.57%) Wireshark
8 2 (2.38%) Internet
8 2 (2.38%) SAN
8 2 (2.38%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (5.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (4.76%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 3 (3.57%) Azure SQL Database
5 3 (3.57%) NoSQL
5 3 (3.57%) Power BI
6 2 (2.38%) Big Data
6 2 (2.38%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.19%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.19%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 7 (8.33%) Visual Studio
2 3 (3.57%) Fiddler
3 1 (1.19%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (15.48%) German Language
2 7 (8.33%) French Language
3 4 (4.76%) Finance
3 4 (4.76%) Military
4 1 (1.19%) Advertising
4 1 (1.19%) Electronics
4 1 (1.19%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.19%) Marketing
4 1 (1.19%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.19%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (21.43%) Field Engineer
2 14 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 10 (11.90%) Consultant
4 7 (8.33%) Technical Support
4 7 (8.33%) Test Specialist
5 6 (7.14%) Security Specialist
5 6 (7.14%) Technical Consultant
5 6 (7.14%) Technical Engineer
5 6 (7.14%) Technical Support Engineer
6 5 (5.95%) Analyst
6 5 (5.95%) Architect
6 5 (5.95%) Developer
6 5 (5.95%) Integration Specialist
6 5 (5.95%) Microsoft Consultant
6 5 (5.95%) Microsoft Engineer
7 4 (4.76%) Development Engineer
7 4 (4.76%) Products Support Engineer
7 4 (4.76%) SharePoint Administrator
7 4 (4.76%) Technical Product Support
7 4 (4.76%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (23.81%) .NET
2 16 (19.05%) HTML
3 13 (15.48%) ASP.NET
4 11 (13.10%) XML
5 4 (4.76%) CSS
5 4 (4.76%) jQuery
5 4 (4.76%) WCF
6 3 (3.57%) 802.1X
6 3 (3.57%) ADO.NET
6 3 (3.57%) Ajax
6 3 (3.57%) FastCGI
6 3 (3.57%) LINQ
6 3 (3.57%) REST
6 3 (3.57%) RSS
6 3 (3.57%) Windows Identity Foundation
6 3 (3.57%) WPF
7 2 (2.38%) DCOM
8 1 (1.19%) CGI
8 1 (1.19%) SOAP
8 1 (1.19%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.52%) Clustering
2 3 (3.57%) Client/Server
3 2 (2.38%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.38%) PKI
4 1 (1.19%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.19%) BYOD
4 1 (1.19%) CLARiiON
4 1 (1.19%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.19%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.19%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.19%) Replication
4 1 (1.19%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 56 (66.67%) Windows
2 22 (26.19%) Windows Server
3 16 (19.05%) Linux
4 14 (16.67%) Unix
5 10 (11.90%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (5.95%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (3.57%) Windows 10
7 3 (3.57%) Windows 7
7 3 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.19%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.19%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (38.10%) ITIL
2 28 (33.33%) Customer Engagement
3 27 (32.14%) Service Management
4 11 (13.10%) Security Testing
5 10 (11.90%) Business Intelligence
5 10 (11.90%) Project Management
5 10 (11.90%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (11.90%) Test Scripting
6 8 (9.52%) High Availability
7 6 (7.14%) Migration
7 6 (7.14%) Workflow
8 5 (5.95%) Performance Tuning
8 5 (5.95%) Problem Management
9 4 (4.76%) Security Auditing
9 4 (4.76%) Service Delivery
10 3 (3.57%) CRM
10 3 (3.57%) Disaster Recovery
10 3 (3.57%) Knowledge Management
10 3 (3.57%) MVC
10 3 (3.57%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 34 (40.48%) PowerShell
2 20 (23.81%) SQL
3 19 (22.62%) VBScript
4 17 (20.24%) JavaScript
5 9 (10.71%) C#
6 8 (9.52%) T-SQL
7 4 (4.76%) Python
7 4 (4.76%) Ruby
8 3 (3.57%) Java
8 3 (3.57%) PHP
9 2 (2.38%) C
10 1 (1.19%) VB
Qualifications
1 84 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 43 (51.19%) MCTS
3 29 (34.52%) Degree
4 25 (29.76%) MCSE
5 21 (25.00%) Security Cleared
6 17 (20.24%) Cisco Certification
7 16 (19.05%) MCDST
8 14 (16.67%) SC Cleared
9 11 (13.10%) ISTQB
9 11 (13.10%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 10 (11.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 9 (10.71%) ISEB
12 6 (7.14%) CCNA
13 5 (5.95%) DV Cleared
14 4 (4.76%) MCAD
14 4 (4.76%) MCSA
14 4 (4.76%) MCSD
14 4 (4.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 3 (3.57%) CCNP
16 2 (2.38%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.57%) QA
2 1 (1.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 34 (40.48%) Active Directory
2 8 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (7.14%) Hyper-V
4 5 (5.95%) BitLocker
4 5 (5.95%) Terminal Server
5 3 (3.57%) XenApp
5 3 (3.57%) XenDesktop
6 2 (2.38%) UAG
6 2 (2.38%) vSphere
7 1 (1.19%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 8 (9.52%) SCCM
2 7 (8.33%) WSUS
3 5 (5.95%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 5 (5.95%) SCOM
3 5 (5.95%) WMI
4 3 (3.57%) SCVMM
5 2 (2.38%) Windows Intune
6 1 (1.19%) Backup Exec
6 1 (1.19%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (1.19%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 70 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 18 (21.43%) Cisco
3 14 (16.67%) HP
4 13 (15.48%) VMware
5 12 (14.29%) Citrix
6 7 (8.33%) NetApp
7 3 (3.57%) Palo Alto
8 2 (2.38%) F5
9 1 (1.19%) Avaya
9 1 (1.19%) Cognos
9 1 (1.19%) EMC
9 1 (1.19%) Epicor
9 1 (1.19%) IBM
9 1 (1.19%) Juniper
9 1 (1.19%) Nintex
9 1 (1.19%) Rackspace
9 1 (1.19%) SAP
9 1 (1.19%) Symantec
9 1 (1.19%) Veeam