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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP)
Rank 244 244 199
Rank change year-on-year
0 -45
Contract jobs citing MCITP 16 30 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.19% 0.30% 0.58%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.77% 1.12% 2.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 18 37
Median daily rate £350 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £190 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £460 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £280 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-25.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Median hourly rate - £15.77 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1.74%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £17.14 £15.77
% change year-on-year
-11.00% +8.65%
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
2073 2678 2423
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 24.90% 27.08% 25.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1286 1611 1228
Median daily rate £400 £398 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.50% +8.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £275 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £390 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +6.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 116 121
Median hourly rate £34.00 £30.90 £17.07
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.03% +81.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £25.00 £19.91
% change year-on-year
+12.00% +25.56%

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
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 30 September 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
Hampshire +11 9 £347 -11.87% 1
Berkshire +2 4 £380 +153.33% 1
Surrey +8 1 £350 -12.28% 3
Oxfordshire -12 1 - -
Kent - 1 - -
MCITP
England

MCITP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 40 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 33 (82.50%) Microsoft
3 29 (72.50%) Windows
4 25 (62.50%) Active Directory
5 21 (52.50%) PowerShell
6 20 (50.00%) Windows Server
6 20 (50.00%) MCTS
7 16 (40.00%) DNS
7 16 (40.00%) SQL
7 16 (40.00%) ITIL
8 15 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
9 14 (35.00%) VBScript
9 14 (35.00%) MCSE
10 13 (32.50%) VMware
11 12 (30.00%) Security Cleared
12 11 (27.50%) Degree
12 11 (27.50%) MCSA
13 10 (25.00%) MS Excel
13 10 (25.00%) MS Exchange
13 10 (25.00%) HP
13 10 (25.00%) Office 365
14 9 (22.50%) Windows 7
14 9 (22.50%) DHCP
15 8 (20.00%) SharePoint
15 8 (20.00%) XML
15 8 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
15 8 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
15 8 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
16 7 (17.50%) Customer Engagement
16 7 (17.50%) 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 10 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 8 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 8 (20.00%) SharePoint
3 4 (10.00%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (7.50%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (7.50%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (5.00%) IIS
5 2 (5.00%) Skype for Business
6 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (2.50%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (2.50%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 10 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 6 (15.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (25.00%) Office 365
2 1 (2.50%) Google Apps
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (40.00%) DNS
2 9 (22.50%) DHCP
3 6 (15.00%) SAN
4 4 (10.00%) TCP/IP
5 3 (7.50%) Internet
5 3 (7.50%) Skype
6 2 (5.00%) LAN
6 2 (5.00%) VoIP
6 2 (5.00%) WAN
7 1 (2.50%) Firewall
7 1 (2.50%) VPN
7 1 (2.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.50%) SQL Server
2 5 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 5 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (7.50%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (7.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (7.50%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (7.50%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (7.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (2.50%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (2.50%) Big Data
6 1 (2.50%) NoSQL
6 1 (2.50%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 1 (2.50%) StarTeam
1 1 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (7.50%) German Language
2 2 (5.00%) Finance
3 1 (2.50%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 6 (15.00%) Field Engineer
2 5 (12.50%) Developer
3 4 (10.00%) Build Engineer
3 4 (10.00%) Consultant
3 4 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (10.00%) Wintel Engineer
4 3 (7.50%) Analyst
4 3 (7.50%) SQL Developer
4 3 (7.50%) SSAS Developer
4 3 (7.50%) SSIS Developer
5 2 (5.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 2 (5.00%) ETL Developer
5 2 (5.00%) Integration Tester
5 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Office 365 Consultant
5 2 (5.00%) SCCM Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Test Analyst
5 2 (5.00%) Tester
6 1 (2.50%) Office 365 Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (20.00%) XML
2 6 (15.00%) HTML
3 5 (12.50%) .NET
4 4 (10.00%) ASP.NET
5 2 (5.00%) DCOM
6 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (2.50%) JSON
6 1 (2.50%) Managed Extensibility Framework
6 1 (2.50%) Razor View Engine
6 1 (2.50%) Reactive Extensions
6 1 (2.50%) RESTful
6 1 (2.50%) SOAP
6 1 (2.50%) WCF
6 1 (2.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.00%) Clustering
2 4 (10.00%) Data Centre
3 3 (7.50%) Computer Science
3 3 (7.50%) Mathematics
4 2 (5.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.00%) PKI
5 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.50%) CLARiiON
5 1 (2.50%) EMC VNXe
5 1 (2.50%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 29 (72.50%) Windows
2 20 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 15 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (22.50%) Windows 7
5 8 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (10.00%) Solaris
6 4 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (7.50%) Linux
7 3 (7.50%) Unix
8 2 (5.00%) Windows 10
9 1 (2.50%) AIX
9 1 (2.50%) Mac OS X
9 1 (2.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (40.00%) ITIL
2 7 (17.50%) Customer Engagement
2 7 (17.50%) Service Management
3 5 (12.50%) High Availability
4 4 (10.00%) Server Building
5 3 (7.50%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (7.50%) Data Modelling
5 3 (7.50%) ETL
5 3 (7.50%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (7.50%) Security Testing
5 3 (7.50%) Test Scripting
5 3 (7.50%) Validation
6 2 (5.00%) Defect Management
6 2 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (5.00%) Performance Optimisation
6 2 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (5.00%) Presales
6 2 (5.00%) Project Management
6 2 (5.00%) Software Deployment
7 1 (2.50%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 21 (52.50%) PowerShell
2 16 (40.00%) SQL
3 14 (35.00%) VBScript
4 5 (12.50%) T-SQL
5 3 (7.50%) JavaScript
6 2 (5.00%) C#
7 1 (2.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 40 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (50.00%) MCTS
3 14 (35.00%) MCSE
4 12 (30.00%) Security Cleared
5 11 (27.50%) Degree
5 11 (27.50%) MCSA
6 8 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (12.50%) CCNA
7 5 (12.50%) DV Cleared
7 5 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (10.00%) CCNP
8 4 (10.00%) ISTQB
8 4 (10.00%) SC Cleared
8 4 (10.00%) VCP4
8 4 (10.00%) VCP5
9 3 (7.50%) ISEB
9 3 (7.50%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 3 (7.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 3 (7.50%) MCDST
10 1 (2.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 25 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 5 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (7.50%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.50%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (2.50%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.50%) vSphere
4 1 (2.50%) XenApp
4 1 (2.50%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (12.50%) WMI
2 4 (10.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 4 (10.00%) SCOM
2 4 (10.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Clustering
3 3 (7.50%) SCCM
4 2 (5.00%) Backup Exec
4 2 (5.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (2.50%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (2.50%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (2.50%) Nessus
5 1 (2.50%) Netcool
5 1 (2.50%) SCDPM
5 1 (2.50%) SmoothWall
5 1 (2.50%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 33 (82.50%) Microsoft
2 13 (32.50%) VMware
3 10 (25.00%) HP
4 6 (15.00%) Citrix
4 6 (15.00%) NetApp
5 5 (12.50%) Cisco
5 5 (12.50%) Intel Security
6 4 (10.00%) Altiris
6 4 (10.00%) Supermicro
7 3 (7.50%) Symantec
7 3 (7.50%) Veeam
8 2 (5.00%) EMC
9 1 (2.50%) Cognos
9 1 (2.50%) Dell
9 1 (2.50%) Google
9 1 (2.50%) IBM
9 1 (2.50%) IronPort
9 1 (2.50%) LANDesk
9 1 (2.50%) ProCurve
9 1 (2.50%) Veritas