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 6 July 2015 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP)
Rank 213 193 212
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +19
Contract jobs citing MCITP 44 53 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.48% 0.59% 0.25%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.93% 2.17% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 16 13
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£368 £153 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+141.47% -12.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £305 £226
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +34.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 0
Average hourly rate - £16.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.77 £15.75 £15.25
% change year-on-year
+0.12% +3.27%
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
2276 2443 2109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 24.86% 27.27% 25.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1315 1179 1068
Average daily rate £390 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £215 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £484 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 95 133
Average hourly rate £21.55 £17.25 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.92% -19.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £14.33 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £48.25 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £20.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -6.97%

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 6 July 2015.

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 6 July 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Berkshire +8 15 £398 -6.47% 5
Hampshire -10 15 £394 +202.88% 5
Buckinghamshire +6 6 - - 3
Surrey +4 3 £178 - 3
Oxfordshire -19 2 £100 -
Kent -6 1 £255 +45.71% 4
MCITP
England

MCITP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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.

1 121 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 94 (77.69%) Microsoft
3 75 (61.98%) Windows
4 71 (58.68%) Active Directory
5 50 (41.32%) PowerShell
6 49 (40.50%) Security Cleared
7 47 (38.84%) SC Cleared
8 45 (37.19%) ITIL
9 44 (36.36%) HTML
10 38 (31.40%) Cisco
11 37 (30.58%) MS Excel
12 36 (29.75%) MCSE
12 36 (29.75%) MCSA
13 33 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
13 33 (27.27%) VMware
13 33 (27.27%) MCTS
14 32 (26.45%) HP
14 32 (26.45%) Cisco Certification
15 29 (23.97%) .NET
15 29 (23.97%) Windows 7
16 27 (22.31%) XML
16 27 (22.31%) DNS
17 26 (21.49%) UNIX
17 26 (21.49%) JavaScript
17 26 (21.49%) VBScript
18 25 (20.66%) Linux
18 25 (20.66%) ISTQB
18 25 (20.66%) High Availability
19 23 (19.01%) Degree
19 23 (19.01%) Security Testing

MCITP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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 (15.70%) MS Exchange
2 11 (9.09%) Lync
3 10 (8.26%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (6.61%) Exchange Server 2013
4 8 (6.61%) Exchange Server 2007
5 7 (5.79%) IIS
5 7 (5.79%) SharePoint
6 5 (4.13%) SAS
7 4 (3.31%) GroupWise
7 4 (3.31%) Oracle Application Server
7 4 (3.31%) IBM Notes
7 4 (3.31%) Office Communications Server
7 4 (3.31%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.83%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.83%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 37 (30.58%) MS Excel
2 9 (7.44%) MS Office
3 6 (4.96%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.83%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (4.96%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.83%) SAP CCM
2 1 (0.83%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.83%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 16 (13.22%) Office 365
2 6 (4.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.83%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.83%) PaaS
3 1 (0.83%) IaaS
3 1 (0.83%) Mimecast
3 1 (0.83%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 27 (22.31%) DNS
2 18 (14.88%) Firewall
3 12 (9.92%) SAN
3 12 (9.92%) DHCP
4 11 (9.09%) SMTP
4 11 (9.09%) LAN
4 11 (9.09%) WAN
5 7 (5.79%) VPN
5 7 (5.79%) MPLS
6 6 (4.96%) Intranet
6 6 (4.96%) Internet
6 6 (4.96%) HTTP
7 5 (4.13%) POP3
7 5 (4.13%) IMAP
8 4 (3.31%) VLAN
9 3 (2.48%) TCP/IP
10 1 (0.83%) VoIP
10 1 (0.83%) Wireless
10 1 (0.83%) Network Security
10 1 (0.83%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.96%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (1.65%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.65%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.83%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (2.48%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.65%) WinRunner
2 2 (1.65%) TestDirector
2 2 (1.65%) HP UFT
2 2 (1.65%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.65%) Subversion
3 1 (0.83%) StarTeam
3 1 (0.83%) ClearCase
3 1 (0.83%) ClearQuest
General
1 3 (2.48%) Finance
2 1 (0.83%) Advertising
2 1 (0.83%) Publishing
2 1 (0.83%) Games
2 1 (0.83%) Billing
2 1 (0.83%) Local Government
2 1 (0.83%) Dutch Language
2 1 (0.83%) French Language
2 1 (0.83%) German Language
Job Titles
1 19 (15.70%) Wintel Engineer
2 14 (11.57%) Test Specialist
2 14 (11.57%) Architect
3 13 (10.74%) Field Engineer
4 11 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 10 (8.26%) Support Engineer
6 8 (6.61%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
6 8 (6.61%) Server Engineer
7 7 (5.79%) Infrastructure Architect
7 7 (5.79%) Consultant
8 6 (4.96%) Technical Architect
9 5 (4.13%) Applications Specialist
9 5 (4.13%) Test Leader
9 5 (4.13%) Infrastructure Manager
10 4 (3.31%) SharePoint Developer
10 4 (3.31%) Developer
11 3 (2.48%) Analyst
11 3 (2.48%) Test Manager
11 3 (2.48%) Desktop Support
11 3 (2.48%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (36.36%) HTML
2 29 (23.97%) .NET
3 27 (22.31%) XML
4 22 (18.18%) ASP.NET
5 21 (17.36%) JSP
6 6 (4.96%) Web Services
7 4 (3.31%) jQuery
8 1 (0.83%) ASP.NET 2.0
8 1 (0.83%) XHTML
8 1 (0.83%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.09%) Clustering
2 7 (5.79%) Replication
3 5 (4.13%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (3.31%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.31%) Data Centre
4 4 (3.31%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.48%) NHS
5 3 (2.48%) EqualLogic
6 2 (1.65%) EMC VNX
6 2 (1.65%) Private Cloud
6 2 (1.65%) Thin Client
6 2 (1.65%) Fat Client
6 2 (1.65%) PDA
7 1 (0.83%) Online Games
7 1 (0.83%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.83%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.83%) EMC VNXe
7 1 (0.83%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 75 (61.98%) Windows
2 33 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 29 (23.97%) Windows 7
4 26 (21.49%) UNIX
5 25 (20.66%) Linux
6 14 (11.57%) Windows Server 2012
7 13 (10.74%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (5.79%) Windows XP
9 6 (4.96%) Windows 8
10 2 (1.65%) AIX
11 1 (0.83%) HPUX
11 1 (0.83%) Solaris
11 1 (0.83%) VMS
11 1 (0.83%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (37.19%) ITIL
2 25 (20.66%) High Availability
3 23 (19.01%) Security Testing
4 20 (16.53%) Knowledge Management
5 18 (14.88%) Project Management
6 16 (13.22%) Service Management
6 16 (13.22%) Customer Engagement
7 14 (11.57%) Test Scripting
8 13 (10.74%) Disaster Recovery
9 11 (9.09%) Migration
10 9 (7.44%) Problem Management
11 8 (6.61%) Performance Monitoring
12 6 (4.96%) Patch Management
13 5 (4.13%) Mentoring
13 5 (4.13%) Coaching
13 5 (4.13%) Performance Tuning
13 5 (4.13%) Validation
14 4 (3.31%) CMMI
14 4 (3.31%) TOGAF
14 4 (3.31%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 50 (41.32%) PowerShell
2 26 (21.49%) JavaScript
2 26 (21.49%) VBScript
3 14 (11.57%) SQL
4 7 (5.79%) C#
5 3 (2.48%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.65%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.83%) Python
7 1 (0.83%) VB
7 1 (0.83%) Java
7 1 (0.83%) C
Qualifications
1 121 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 49 (40.50%) Security Cleared
3 47 (38.84%) SC Cleared
4 36 (29.75%) MCSE
4 36 (29.75%) MCSA
5 33 (27.27%) MCTS
6 32 (26.45%) Cisco Certification
7 25 (20.66%) ISTQB
8 23 (19.01%) Degree
9 20 (16.53%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 17 (14.05%) ISEB
11 13 (10.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 11 (9.09%) CCNA
12 11 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 6 (4.96%) DV Cleared
14 5 (4.13%) MCP
14 5 (4.13%) CISSP
15 2 (1.65%) MCDBA
15 2 (1.65%) MCDST
16 1 (0.83%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.48%) QA
2 1 (0.83%) ISO 9000
2 1 (0.83%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.83%) SLA
2 1 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 71 (58.68%) Active Directory
2 18 (14.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (14.88%) Hyper-V
3 9 (7.44%) vSphere
4 7 (5.79%) VMware ESX
5 6 (4.96%) Forefront TMG
6 5 (4.13%) XenApp
7 3 (2.48%) Terminal Services
7 3 (2.48%) XenDesktop
7 3 (2.48%) DFS Replication
7 3 (2.48%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (1.65%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.83%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (5.79%) SCCM
2 4 (3.31%) SCOM
2 4 (3.31%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (3.31%) Norton AntiVirus
2 4 (3.31%) NetBackup
3 3 (2.48%) HP SIM
3 3 (2.48%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 3 (2.48%) WSUS
4 2 (1.65%) SCSM
4 2 (1.65%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (1.65%) Backup Exec
4 2 (1.65%) WMI
5 1 (0.83%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.83%) MOM
5 1 (0.83%) Netcool
5 1 (0.83%) Nagios
5 1 (0.83%) Puppet
5 1 (0.83%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.83%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 94 (77.69%) Microsoft
2 38 (31.40%) Cisco
3 33 (27.27%) VMware
4 32 (26.45%) HP
5 14 (11.57%) Citrix
6 10 (8.26%) CheckPoint
7 8 (6.61%) Oracle
8 6 (4.96%) McAfee
9 5 (4.13%) Symantec
10 4 (3.31%) EMC
10 4 (3.31%) Juniper
10 4 (3.31%) Novell
10 4 (3.31%) Lotus
11 3 (2.48%) CommVault
11 3 (2.48%) NetApp
11 3 (2.48%) Dell
11 3 (2.48%) SolarWinds
11 3 (2.48%) Tufin
12 2 (1.65%) Websense
12 2 (1.65%) Veritas
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