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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP)
Rank 188 210 209
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -1
Contract jobs citing MCITP 77 25 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.78% 0.28% 0.29%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.92% 1.08% 1.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 17 9
Average daily rate
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£332 £344 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.41% +5.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £115 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £369
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £250 £248
% change year-on-year
+30.00% +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £21.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.75 £13.25 £15.63
% change year-on-year
+116.98% -15.20%
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
2638 2305 1851
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 26.80% 25.48% 23.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1388 1114 870
Average daily rate £370 £355 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.22% +5.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 122 110
Average hourly rate £22.50 £21.50 £26.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.30 £13.35 £11.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.44 £55.00 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -28.00%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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
Hampshire +17 34 £344 +154.46% 8
Berkshire +6 27 £425 -10.52% 8
Surrey +11 8 £325 +38.29% 1
West Sussex - 8 £275 - 1
Buckinghamshire -1 4 £238 -47.22% 2
Kent - - - - 1
Middlesex - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - - 1
MCITP
England

MCITP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 148 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 110 (74.32%) Microsoft
3 96 (64.86%) Windows
4 80 (54.05%) Active Directory
5 79 (53.38%) ITIL
6 65 (43.92%) Security Cleared
7 62 (41.89%) PowerShell
8 61 (41.22%) SC Cleared
9 56 (37.84%) HTML
10 53 (35.81%) MCTS
11 48 (32.43%) MCSA
12 45 (30.41%) XML
13 41 (27.70%) VBScript
13 41 (27.70%) MCSE
14 40 (27.03%) Degree
15 36 (24.32%) Service Management
15 36 (24.32%) High Availability
16 35 (23.65%) HP
16 35 (23.65%) Customer Engagement
17 34 (22.97%) Cisco
18 33 (22.30%) .NET
19 32 (21.62%) MS Excel
20 31 (20.95%) DNS
20 31 (20.95%) Windows Server 2008
20 31 (20.95%) VMware
21 28 (18.92%) Linux
22 27 (18.24%) MS Exchange
22 27 (18.24%) JavaScript
22 27 (18.24%) Cisco Certification
23 26 (17.57%) Windows Server 2003

MCITP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 27 (18.24%) MS Exchange
2 14 (9.46%) IIS
3 10 (6.76%) Office Communications Server
4 8 (5.41%) SharePoint
4 8 (5.41%) Lync
5 7 (4.73%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (4.73%) IBM Notes
5 7 (4.73%) GroupWise
6 6 (4.05%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (3.38%) SAS
8 4 (2.70%) Oracle Application Server
8 4 (2.70%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (2.03%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (2.03%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (1.35%) Live Communications Server
11 1 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2000
11 1 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.68%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.68%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 32 (21.62%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.03%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (4.05%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (2.70%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.05%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (4.05%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 31 (20.95%) DNS
2 19 (12.84%) DHCP
3 11 (7.43%) Firewall
4 10 (6.76%) SAN
5 8 (5.41%) POP3
5 8 (5.41%) SMTP
5 8 (5.41%) IMAP
6 7 (4.73%) TCP/IP
7 6 (4.05%) Intranet
7 6 (4.05%) Internet
8 5 (3.38%) VoIP
9 3 (2.03%) LAN
10 2 (1.35%) PBX
10 2 (1.35%) PSTN
10 2 (1.35%) WAN
10 2 (1.35%) RTP
11 1 (0.68%) SSL
11 1 (0.68%) MPLS
11 1 (0.68%) HTTP
11 1 (0.68%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (10.14%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.70%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (2.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.35%) OLAP
4 2 (1.35%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.35%) OLTP
4 2 (1.35%) RDBMS
4 2 (1.35%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.35%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.35%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (2.70%) Visual Studio
1 4 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.35%) WinRunner
2 2 (1.35%) TestDirector
2 2 (1.35%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (0.68%) ClearQuest
3 1 (0.68%) MSI
3 1 (0.68%) StarTeam
3 1 (0.68%) Fiddler
3 1 (0.68%) ClearCase
General
1 2 (1.35%) Finance
2 1 (0.68%) Advertising
2 1 (0.68%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 28 (18.92%) Field Engineer
2 25 (16.89%) Wintel Engineer
3 20 (13.51%) Support Engineer
4 18 (12.16%) Consultant
5 14 (9.46%) Test Specialist
6 13 (8.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 11 (7.43%) Architect
8 8 (5.41%) Server Engineer
9 7 (4.73%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
10 6 (4.05%) Exchange Engineer
10 6 (4.05%) Technical Architect
11 5 (3.38%) Test Manager
11 5 (3.38%) Applications Specialist
11 5 (3.38%) DBA
11 5 (3.38%) 3rd Line Support
11 5 (3.38%) SQL DBA
11 5 (3.38%) Security Specialist
12 4 (2.70%) SharePoint Developer
12 4 (2.70%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 4 (2.70%) Virtualisation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (37.84%) HTML
2 45 (30.41%) XML
3 33 (22.30%) .NET
4 23 (15.54%) ASP.NET
5 21 (14.19%) JSP
6 6 (4.05%) Web Services
7 4 (2.70%) Software Packaging
7 4 (2.70%) jQuery
8 3 (2.03%) .NET Framework
9 1 (0.68%) Application Packaging
9 1 (0.68%) ASP.NET 2.0
9 1 (0.68%) REST
9 1 (0.68%) Windows Identity Foundation
9 1 (0.68%) FastCGI
9 1 (0.68%) WCF
9 1 (0.68%) Silverlight
9 1 (0.68%) LINQ
9 1 (0.68%) XHTML
9 1 (0.68%) Ajax
9 1 (0.68%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 17 (11.49%) Clustering
2 6 (4.05%) Replication
2 6 (4.05%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (2.70%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.03%) Client/Server
4 3 (2.03%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.35%) PKI
5 2 (1.35%) PDA
6 1 (0.68%) Statistics
6 1 (0.68%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 96 (64.86%) Windows
2 31 (20.95%) Windows Server 2008
3 28 (18.92%) Linux
4 26 (17.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 23 (15.54%) UNIX
6 18 (12.16%) Windows 7
7 12 (8.11%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (4.05%) Windows 8
9 5 (3.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (2.03%) Windows Vista
11 2 (1.35%) Windows XP
11 2 (1.35%) AIX
12 1 (0.68%) HPUX
12 1 (0.68%) Solaris
12 1 (0.68%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.68%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.68%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (53.38%) ITIL
2 36 (24.32%) Service Management
2 36 (24.32%) High Availability
3 35 (23.65%) Customer Engagement
4 23 (15.54%) Security Testing
5 18 (12.16%) Knowledge Management
6 16 (10.81%) Disaster Recovery
6 16 (10.81%) Project Management
7 14 (9.46%) Test Scripting
7 14 (9.46%) Performance Monitoring
8 13 (8.78%) Validation
9 11 (7.43%) Problem Management
10 7 (4.73%) Performance Tuning
11 5 (3.38%) B2B
12 4 (2.70%) ITIL V3
13 3 (2.03%) Kanban
13 3 (2.03%) CMMI
13 3 (2.03%) Change Management
13 3 (2.03%) Migration
13 3 (2.03%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 62 (41.89%) PowerShell
2 41 (27.70%) VBScript
3 27 (18.24%) JavaScript
4 22 (14.86%) SQL
5 8 (5.41%) C#
6 4 (2.70%) T-SQL
7 3 (2.03%) VB.NET
8 2 (1.35%) Python
8 2 (1.35%) VB
9 1 (0.68%) C++
9 1 (0.68%) Java
9 1 (0.68%) PHP
9 1 (0.68%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.68%) Ruby
9 1 (0.68%) C
Qualifications
1 148 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 65 (43.92%) Security Cleared
3 61 (41.22%) SC Cleared
4 53 (35.81%) MCTS
5 48 (32.43%) MCSA
6 41 (27.70%) MCSE
7 40 (27.03%) Degree
8 27 (18.24%) Cisco Certification
9 25 (16.89%) ISTQB
10 21 (14.19%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 15 (10.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 12 (8.11%) ISEB
12 12 (8.11%) DV Cleared
13 11 (7.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 8 (5.41%) MCP
15 5 (3.38%) CCNA
15 5 (3.38%) CISSP
16 2 (1.35%) MCDBA
17 1 (0.68%) CCNP
17 1 (0.68%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.03%) QA
2 1 (0.68%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 80 (54.05%) Active Directory
2 20 (13.51%) Hyper-V
3 17 (11.49%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (4.05%) vSphere
5 4 (2.70%) XenApp
5 4 (2.70%) XenDesktop
5 4 (2.70%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (2.03%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.68%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 8 (5.41%) WMI
1 8 (5.41%) SCOM
1 8 (5.41%) SCSM
2 6 (4.05%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (2.70%) MOM
4 3 (2.03%) SCCM
5 2 (1.35%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (1.35%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.68%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.68%) Netcool
Vendors
1 110 (74.32%) Microsoft
2 35 (23.65%) HP
3 34 (22.97%) Cisco
4 31 (20.95%) VMware
5 12 (8.11%) Citrix
6 11 (7.43%) Oracle
7 8 (5.41%) Lotus
8 7 (4.73%) Novell
8 7 (4.73%) Avaya
9 6 (4.05%) McAfee
10 5 (3.38%) Red Hat
10 5 (3.38%) Sonus
11 4 (2.70%) Lumension
11 4 (2.70%) NetApp
12 3 (2.03%) Juniper
12 3 (2.03%) CheckPoint
12 3 (2.03%) Tufin
13 2 (1.35%) Nortel
13 2 (1.35%) Veritas
14 1 (0.68%) Apple
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