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 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP)
Rank 231 189 211
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +22
Contract jobs citing MCITP 22 66 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.26% 0.71% 0.33%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.94% 2.59% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 32 18
Average daily rate £407 £425 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.29% +38.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £302 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £473 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £359 £268
% change year-on-year
+0.97% +34.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £20.00 - £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +20.68%
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
2352 2553 2104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 27.49% 27.46% 25.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1427 1224 1002
Average daily rate £400 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £505 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.53% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 104 111
Average hourly rate £45.00 £19.50 £16.08
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+130.76% +21.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.24 £11.50 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £61.50 £50.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +21.73%

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 5 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MCITP within the South East region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -15 12 £425 - 2
Hampshire -13 6 £400 +3.56% 4
Buckinghamshire +11 1 £290 +16.00% 3
Surrey -6 1 - - 4
MCITP
England

MCITP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 52 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 49 (94.23%) Microsoft
3 30 (57.69%) Windows
4 27 (51.92%) Active Directory
5 23 (44.23%) MS Excel
5 23 (44.23%) MCSE
6 22 (42.31%) MCTS
7 17 (32.69%) MS Office
8 14 (26.92%) ITIL
8 14 (26.92%) PowerShell
8 14 (26.92%) Windows Server
9 13 (25.00%) MCSA
9 13 (25.00%) Migration
10 12 (23.08%) SQL
10 12 (23.08%) Cisco
10 12 (23.08%) Office 365
10 12 (23.08%) Security Cleared
11 11 (21.15%) MCDST
11 11 (21.15%) MS Exchange
12 10 (19.23%) HTML
12 10 (19.23%) JavaScript
12 10 (19.23%) .NET
12 10 (19.23%) SQL Server
12 10 (19.23%) HP
12 10 (19.23%) DNS
12 10 (19.23%) Windows Server 2008
13 9 (17.31%) SC Cleared
13 9 (17.31%) SCCM
13 9 (17.31%) Skype
13 9 (17.31%) DHCP

MCITP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 11 (21.15%) MS Exchange
2 7 (13.46%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (11.54%) IIS
3 6 (11.54%) Lync
3 6 (11.54%) SharePoint
4 3 (5.77%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.92%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 23 (44.23%) MS Excel
2 17 (32.69%) MS Office
3 5 (9.62%) InfoPath
4 2 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.92%) SAP CCM
1 1 (1.92%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 12 (23.08%) Office 365
2 4 (7.69%) Azure Active Directory
2 4 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (19.23%) DNS
2 9 (17.31%) DHCP
2 9 (17.31%) Skype
3 7 (13.46%) Firewall
4 3 (5.77%) LAN
4 3 (5.77%) SAN
4 3 (5.77%) VPN
4 3 (5.77%) WAN
5 2 (3.85%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (3.85%) iSCSI
5 2 (3.85%) VLAN
6 1 (1.92%) Internet
6 1 (1.92%) LDAP
6 1 (1.92%) Network Security
6 1 (1.92%) POP3
6 1 (1.92%) SMTP
6 1 (1.92%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.92%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (19.23%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.62%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (5.77%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (3.85%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.92%) MySQL
5 1 (1.92%) Siebel EIM
5 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (9.62%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (13.46%) French Language
1 7 (13.46%) German Language
2 5 (9.62%) Military
3 3 (5.77%) Dutch Language
4 2 (3.85%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.92%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (21.15%) Support Engineer
2 6 (11.54%) Administrator
2 6 (11.54%) Consultant
3 5 (9.62%) Field Engineer
4 4 (7.69%) SharePoint Administrator
4 4 (7.69%) Technical Support
5 3 (5.77%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (5.77%) Architect
5 3 (5.77%) DBA
5 3 (5.77%) Desktop Support
5 3 (5.77%) Integration Specialist
5 3 (5.77%) Security Specialist
5 3 (5.77%) SQL DBA
5 3 (5.77%) Test Specialist
6 2 (3.85%) Field Support Engineer
6 2 (3.85%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 2 (3.85%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 2 (3.85%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (3.85%) Senior Support Engineer
6 2 (3.85%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (19.23%) .NET
1 10 (19.23%) HTML
2 5 (9.62%) ASP.NET
2 5 (9.62%) CSS
2 5 (9.62%) jQuery
2 5 (9.62%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.77%) Hybrid Cloud
1 3 (5.77%) Private Cloud
1 3 (5.77%) Public Cloud
1 3 (5.77%) Replication
2 2 (3.85%) Client/Server
2 2 (3.85%) Clustering
2 2 (3.85%) EqualLogic
3 1 (1.92%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 30 (57.69%) Windows
2 14 (26.92%) Windows Server
3 10 (19.23%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (13.46%) Linux
5 7 (13.46%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (9.62%) Unix
6 5 (9.62%) Windows 10
6 5 (9.62%) Windows 7
7 3 (5.77%) Windows 8
7 3 (5.77%) Windows Vista
7 3 (5.77%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.92%) Windows 2000
8 1 (1.92%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (26.92%) ITIL
2 13 (25.00%) Migration
3 8 (15.38%) Customer Engagement
3 8 (15.38%) Service Management
4 7 (13.46%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (9.62%) Security Testing
5 5 (9.62%) Workflow
6 4 (7.69%) Knowledge Management
6 4 (7.69%) Service Delivery
6 4 (7.69%) Test Scripting
7 3 (5.77%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (5.77%) Identity Management
7 3 (5.77%) Problem Management
7 3 (5.77%) Project Management
8 2 (3.85%) CRM
8 2 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (3.85%) Network Load Balancing
8 2 (3.85%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (3.85%) PRINCE2
8 2 (3.85%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 14 (26.92%) PowerShell
2 12 (23.08%) SQL
3 10 (19.23%) JavaScript
4 5 (9.62%) C#
4 5 (9.62%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 52 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 23 (44.23%) MCSE
3 22 (42.31%) MCTS
4 13 (25.00%) MCSA
5 12 (23.08%) Security Cleared
6 11 (21.15%) MCDST
7 9 (17.31%) SC Cleared
8 8 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (13.46%) Degree
10 6 (11.54%) DV Cleared
10 6 (11.54%) MCP
11 5 (9.62%) ISTQB
11 5 (9.62%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 5 (9.62%) MCAD
11 5 (9.62%) MCSD
12 4 (7.69%) ISEB
12 4 (7.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 3 (5.77%) CCNA
14 2 (3.85%) A+ Certification
14 2 (3.85%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.77%) FedRAMP
2 1 (1.92%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (51.92%) Active Directory
2 6 (11.54%) Hyper-V
3 5 (9.62%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (5.77%) BitLocker
4 3 (5.77%) Terminal Server
5 2 (3.85%) vSphere
6 1 (1.92%) ISA Server
6 1 (1.92%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (17.31%) SCCM
2 7 (13.46%) WSUS
3 5 (9.62%) SCOM
4 4 (7.69%) Backup Exec
5 3 (5.77%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 2 (3.85%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (3.85%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 1 (1.92%) CA Spectrum
7 1 (1.92%) Nagios
7 1 (1.92%) NetBackup
7 1 (1.92%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 49 (94.23%) Microsoft
2 12 (23.08%) Cisco
3 10 (19.23%) HP
4 6 (11.54%) Citrix
4 6 (11.54%) VMware
5 4 (7.69%) Symantec
6 3 (5.77%) McAfee
7 2 (3.85%) Dell
7 2 (3.85%) Juniper
7 2 (3.85%) Oracle
7 2 (3.85%) Rackspace
8 1 (1.92%) Apple
8 1 (1.92%) CA
8 1 (1.92%) EMC
8 1 (1.92%) JD Edwards
8 1 (1.92%) Kaseya
8 1 (1.92%) Meru Networks
8 1 (1.92%) Polycom
8 1 (1.92%) SAP
8 1 (1.92%) Siebel
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