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 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP)
Rank 218 198 208
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +10
Contract jobs citing MCITP 43 53 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.45% 0.58% 0.32%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.73% 2.24% 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 28 18
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£375 £365 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +52.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £149 £130 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £320 £290
% change year-on-year
+8.75% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £15.77 £16.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.43% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.77 £14.50 £16.09
% change year-on-year
+8.75% -9.88%
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
2489 2369 2075
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 26.11% 25.76% 24.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1472 1166 1066
Average daily rate £375 £351 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.99% -3.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £220 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £497 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 109 81 113
Average hourly rate £21.55 £17.29 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.67% -13.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £14.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.12 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+26.94% -9.52%

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 31 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 31 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 -0.62% 9
Hampshire -26 13 £375 +7.14% 3
Buckinghamshire +5 6 - - 2
Surrey 0 5 £398 -11.55% 3
Oxfordshire - 3 £100 -
MCITP
England

MCITP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 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.

1 112 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 88 (78.57%) Microsoft
3 72 (64.29%) Windows
4 61 (54.46%) Active Directory
5 48 (42.86%) PowerShell
6 44 (39.29%) Security Cleared
7 43 (38.39%) SC Cleared
7 43 (38.39%) HTML
8 40 (35.71%) ITIL
9 37 (33.04%) MCSE
9 37 (33.04%) MCSA
10 36 (32.14%) Cisco
10 36 (32.14%) MS Excel
11 33 (29.46%) Windows Server 2008
12 31 (27.68%) VMware
12 31 (27.68%) HP
12 31 (27.68%) Cisco Certification
13 29 (25.89%) .NET
14 27 (24.11%) XML
14 27 (24.11%) Windows 7
15 25 (22.32%) MCTS
15 25 (22.32%) High Availability
16 24 (21.43%) ISTQB
16 24 (21.43%) JavaScript
16 24 (21.43%) VBScript
17 23 (20.54%) UNIX
18 22 (19.64%) DNS
18 22 (19.64%) Security Testing
19 21 (18.75%) ASP.NET
20 20 (17.86%) JSP

MCITP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 14 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 10 (8.93%) Lync
2 10 (8.93%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (8.04%) SharePoint
4 8 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
4 8 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (5.36%) IIS
6 5 (4.46%) SAS
7 4 (3.57%) Oracle Application Server
8 3 (2.68%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (1.79%) Office Communications Server
9 2 (1.79%) GroupWise
9 2 (1.79%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.89%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.89%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 36 (32.14%) MS Excel
2 11 (9.82%) MS Office
3 6 (5.36%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.79%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (5.36%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (2.68%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.79%) SAP CCM
3 2 (1.79%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.89%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 16 (14.29%) Office 365
2 5 (4.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.89%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.89%) PaaS
3 1 (0.89%) IaaS
3 1 (0.89%) Mimecast
3 1 (0.89%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 22 (19.64%) DNS
2 16 (14.29%) Firewall
3 12 (10.71%) LAN
3 12 (10.71%) WAN
4 11 (9.82%) SAN
5 10 (8.93%) DHCP
6 8 (7.14%) SMTP
7 7 (6.25%) VPN
7 7 (6.25%) MPLS
8 6 (5.36%) HTTP
8 6 (5.36%) Intranet
8 6 (5.36%) Internet
9 4 (3.57%) VLAN
10 3 (2.68%) TCP/IP
11 2 (1.79%) POP3
11 2 (1.79%) IMAP
11 2 (1.79%) Skype
12 1 (0.89%) Network Security
12 1 (0.89%) Cisco Nexus
12 1 (0.89%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.04%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (2.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.79%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.89%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (0.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.89%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.89%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (5.36%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.79%) WinRunner
2 2 (1.79%) TestDirector
2 2 (1.79%) HP UFT
2 2 (1.79%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.79%) Subversion
3 1 (0.89%) StarTeam
3 1 (0.89%) ClearCase
3 1 (0.89%) ClearQuest
General
1 3 (2.68%) Finance
2 1 (0.89%) Publishing
2 1 (0.89%) Games
2 1 (0.89%) Billing
2 1 (0.89%) Local Government
2 1 (0.89%) Dutch Language
2 1 (0.89%) French Language
2 1 (0.89%) German Language
Job Titles
1 19 (16.96%) Wintel Engineer
2 15 (13.39%) Test Specialist
3 11 (9.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 9 (8.04%) Architect
5 8 (7.14%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (6.25%) Server Engineer
6 7 (6.25%) Infrastructure Architect
6 7 (6.25%) Support Engineer
7 6 (5.36%) Consultant
7 6 (5.36%) Field Engineer
7 6 (5.36%) Developer
8 5 (4.46%) Applications Specialist
8 5 (4.46%) Infrastructure Manager
8 5 (4.46%) Test Leader
9 4 (3.57%) Analyst
9 4 (3.57%) 3rd Line Support
10 3 (2.68%) DBA
10 3 (2.68%) CRM Developer
10 3 (2.68%) Dynamics CRM Developer
10 3 (2.68%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (38.39%) HTML
2 29 (25.89%) .NET
3 27 (24.11%) XML
4 21 (18.75%) ASP.NET
5 20 (17.86%) JSP
6 9 (8.04%) Web Services
7 3 (2.68%) Reactive Extensions
7 3 (2.68%) Managed Extensibility Framework
7 3 (2.68%) WCF
7 3 (2.68%) jQuery
7 3 (2.68%) SOAP
8 2 (1.79%) Silverlight
9 1 (0.89%) ASP.NET 2.0
9 1 (0.89%) XHTML
9 1 (0.89%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.04%) Clustering
2 7 (6.25%) Replication
3 5 (4.46%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (4.46%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.57%) Data Centre
4 4 (3.57%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.68%) NHS
5 3 (2.68%) EqualLogic
6 2 (1.79%) Fat Client
6 2 (1.79%) EMC VNX
6 2 (1.79%) Thin Client
6 2 (1.79%) PDA
7 1 (0.89%) CMDB
7 1 (0.89%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.89%) EMC VNXe
7 1 (0.89%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.89%) Online Games
7 1 (0.89%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 72 (64.29%) Windows
2 33 (29.46%) Windows Server 2008
3 27 (24.11%) Windows 7
4 23 (20.54%) UNIX
5 20 (17.86%) Linux
6 14 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 13 (11.61%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (6.25%) Windows XP
9 3 (2.68%) Windows 8
10 2 (1.79%) AIX
11 1 (0.89%) HPUX
11 1 (0.89%) Solaris
11 1 (0.89%) VMS
11 1 (0.89%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (35.71%) ITIL
2 25 (22.32%) High Availability
3 22 (19.64%) Security Testing
4 17 (15.18%) Knowledge Management
5 14 (12.50%) Project Management
6 13 (11.61%) Migration
7 12 (10.71%) Test Scripting
8 10 (8.93%) Disaster Recovery
8 10 (8.93%) Service Management
9 9 (8.04%) Customer Engagement
10 6 (5.36%) Performance Monitoring
10 6 (5.36%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (5.36%) Problem Management
11 5 (4.46%) Validation
11 5 (4.46%) Performance Tuning
11 5 (4.46%) Mentoring
11 5 (4.46%) Coaching
12 4 (3.57%) Software Deployment
12 4 (3.57%) ITIL V3
12 4 (3.57%) CMMI
Programming Languages
1 48 (42.86%) PowerShell
2 24 (21.43%) JavaScript
2 24 (21.43%) VBScript
3 14 (12.50%) SQL
4 9 (8.04%) C#
5 3 (2.68%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.79%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.89%) Python
7 1 (0.89%) VB
7 1 (0.89%) Java
Qualifications
1 112 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 44 (39.29%) Security Cleared
3 43 (38.39%) SC Cleared
4 37 (33.04%) MCSE
4 37 (33.04%) MCSA
5 31 (27.68%) Cisco Certification
6 25 (22.32%) MCTS
7 24 (21.43%) ISTQB
8 19 (16.96%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 18 (16.07%) ISEB
10 16 (14.29%) Degree
11 14 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 11 (9.82%) CCNA
13 8 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 5 (4.46%) DV Cleared
15 4 (3.57%) MCP
16 3 (2.68%) MCDST
17 2 (1.79%) MOS
17 2 (1.79%) CISSP
17 2 (1.79%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.68%) SLA
2 1 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.89%) ISO 9000
2 1 (0.89%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 61 (54.46%) Active Directory
2 17 (15.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (15.18%) Hyper-V
3 10 (8.93%) vSphere
4 8 (7.14%) VMware ESX
5 6 (5.36%) Forefront TMG
6 3 (2.68%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (2.68%) DFS Replication
6 3 (2.68%) Terminal Services
7 2 (1.79%) ISA Server
7 2 (1.79%) XenApp
8 1 (0.89%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (6.25%) SCCM
2 5 (4.46%) Norton AntiVirus
2 5 (4.46%) NetBackup
3 4 (3.57%) WSUS
4 3 (2.68%) HP SIM
4 3 (2.68%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 3 (2.68%) Backup Exec
4 3 (2.68%) SCOM
4 3 (2.68%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (1.79%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (1.79%) CA Spectrum
5 2 (1.79%) Nagios
6 1 (0.89%) Puppet
6 1 (0.89%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.89%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.89%) Netcool
Vendors
1 88 (78.57%) Microsoft
2 36 (32.14%) Cisco
3 31 (27.68%) HP
3 31 (27.68%) VMware
4 11 (9.82%) Citrix
5 9 (8.04%) CheckPoint
6 7 (6.25%) Oracle
6 7 (6.25%) McAfee
7 6 (5.36%) Symantec
8 4 (3.57%) EMC
9 3 (2.68%) Dell
9 3 (2.68%) CommVault
9 3 (2.68%) SolarWinds
10 2 (1.79%) Websense
10 2 (1.79%) BT
10 2 (1.79%) Novell
10 2 (1.79%) Veritas
10 2 (1.79%) Lotus
10 2 (1.79%) CA
10 2 (1.79%) JD Edwards
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