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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP)
Rank 240 196 209
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +13
Contract jobs citing MCITP 30 55 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.30% 0.60% 0.32%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.15% 2.38% 1.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 35 19
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +36.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £130 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £454 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £336 £275
% change year-on-year
+11.52% +22.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Average hourly rate £15.77 £15.77 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.77 £15.77 £12.18
% change year-on-year
- +29.47%
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
2599 2308 2093
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 26.23% 25.24% 23.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1544 1191 1082
Average daily rate £375 £365 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +1.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £220 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £495 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 115 101 110
Average hourly rate £22.50 £19.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.42% +5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £14.00 £11.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £41.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.91 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+13.00% -0.45%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -9 9 £163 -59.37% 5
Hampshire -33 8 £375 +3.44% 5
Surrey -2 4 £399 -11.33% 4
Buckinghamshire -8 4 £413 - 2
Oxfordshire - 4 £100 -
West Sussex -16 1 - - 1
MCITP
England

MCITP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 105 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 85 (80.95%) Microsoft
3 70 (66.67%) Windows
4 58 (55.24%) Active Directory
5 42 (40.00%) PowerShell
6 39 (37.14%) MCSE
7 38 (36.19%) MCSA
8 36 (34.29%) MS Excel
8 36 (34.29%) HTML
8 36 (34.29%) Security Cleared
9 35 (33.33%) SC Cleared
10 34 (32.38%) ITIL
11 33 (31.43%) Cisco
12 30 (28.57%) VMware
12 30 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
13 29 (27.62%) HP
14 28 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
15 24 (22.86%) MCTS
16 23 (21.90%) Windows 7
16 23 (21.90%) .NET
17 22 (20.95%) XML
18 20 (19.05%) VBScript
18 20 (19.05%) JavaScript
18 20 (19.05%) DNS
18 20 (19.05%) High Availability
19 19 (18.10%) UNIX
20 18 (17.14%) ASP.NET
20 18 (17.14%) Office 365
20 18 (17.14%) VMware Infrastructure
20 18 (17.14%) Security Testing

MCITP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 13 (12.38%) MS Exchange
2 11 (10.48%) Lync
2 11 (10.48%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (8.57%) SharePoint
3 9 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2007
4 8 (7.62%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (4.76%) SAS
6 4 (3.81%) Oracle Application Server
7 3 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (2.86%) IIS
8 2 (1.90%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.95%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.95%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 36 (34.29%) MS Excel
2 12 (11.43%) MS Office
3 6 (5.71%) MS Visio
4 3 (2.86%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (5.71%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (3.81%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (2.86%) SAP CCM
3 3 (2.86%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.95%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 18 (17.14%) Office 365
2 6 (5.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.90%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.95%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.95%) PaaS
4 1 (0.95%) IaaS
4 1 (0.95%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 20 (19.05%) DNS
2 15 (14.29%) Firewall
3 13 (12.38%) LAN
3 13 (12.38%) WAN
4 10 (9.52%) DHCP
5 9 (8.57%) SAN
6 7 (6.67%) VPN
6 7 (6.67%) MPLS
7 6 (5.71%) Intranet
7 6 (5.71%) Internet
7 6 (5.71%) HTTP
7 6 (5.71%) SMTP
8 4 (3.81%) VLAN
9 3 (2.86%) TCP/IP
10 2 (1.90%) Skype
10 2 (1.90%) Wireless
11 1 (0.95%) Network Security
11 1 (0.95%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (2.86%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.90%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.90%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.90%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.95%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.95%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (0.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (3.81%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.90%) Subversion
3 1 (0.95%) StarTeam
3 1 (0.95%) ClearCase
3 1 (0.95%) ClearQuest
General
1 4 (3.81%) Finance
2 1 (0.95%) Publishing
2 1 (0.95%) Games
2 1 (0.95%) Billing
2 1 (0.95%) Local Government
2 1 (0.95%) Dutch Language
2 1 (0.95%) French Language
2 1 (0.95%) German Language
Job Titles
1 15 (14.29%) Wintel Engineer
2 11 (10.48%) Test Specialist
2 11 (10.48%) Architect
3 8 (7.62%) Support Engineer
4 7 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (6.67%) Infrastructure Architect
5 6 (5.71%) Consultant
6 5 (4.76%) SQL DBA
6 5 (4.76%) Developer
6 5 (4.76%) Applications Specialist
6 5 (4.76%) DBA
6 5 (4.76%) Infrastructure Manager
6 5 (4.76%) Test Leader
7 4 (3.81%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (3.81%) Analyst
7 4 (3.81%) 3rd Line Support
8 3 (2.86%) Service Analyst
8 3 (2.86%) Service Desk Analyst
8 3 (2.86%) CRM Developer
8 3 (2.86%) Active Directory Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (34.29%) HTML
2 23 (21.90%) .NET
3 22 (20.95%) XML
4 18 (17.14%) ASP.NET
5 17 (16.19%) JSP
6 9 (8.57%) Web Services
7 3 (2.86%) Reactive Extensions
7 3 (2.86%) Managed Extensibility Framework
7 3 (2.86%) WCF
7 3 (2.86%) SOAP
8 2 (1.90%) Silverlight
8 2 (1.90%) jQuery
9 1 (0.95%) ASP.NET 2.0
9 1 (0.95%) XHTML
9 1 (0.95%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.62%) Replication
2 5 (4.76%) Clustering
2 5 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (3.81%) Data Centre
3 4 (3.81%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.86%) NHS
4 3 (2.86%) Hybrid Cloud
4 3 (2.86%) EqualLogic
5 2 (1.90%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.90%) Private Cloud
5 2 (1.90%) Public Cloud
5 2 (1.90%) EMC VNX
5 2 (1.90%) Thin Client
5 2 (1.90%) Fat Client
5 2 (1.90%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.95%) Online Games
6 1 (0.95%) CMDB
6 1 (0.95%) EMC VNXe
6 1 (0.95%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 70 (66.67%) Windows
2 30 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 23 (21.90%) Windows 7
4 19 (18.10%) UNIX
5 16 (15.24%) Linux
6 15 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (11.43%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (4.76%) Windows XP
9 3 (2.86%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.95%) VMS
10 1 (0.95%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.95%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.95%) HPUX
10 1 (0.95%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (32.38%) ITIL
2 20 (19.05%) High Availability
3 18 (17.14%) Security Testing
4 14 (13.33%) Knowledge Management
4 14 (13.33%) Migration
5 13 (12.38%) Project Management
6 8 (7.62%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (6.67%) Test Scripting
7 7 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
8 6 (5.71%) Performance Monitoring
8 6 (5.71%) Mentoring
8 6 (5.71%) Customer Engagement
8 6 (5.71%) Problem Management
8 6 (5.71%) Service Management
9 5 (4.76%) Validation
9 5 (4.76%) Coaching
10 4 (3.81%) ITIL V3
10 4 (3.81%) Software Deployment
10 4 (3.81%) CRM
10 4 (3.81%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 42 (40.00%) PowerShell
2 20 (19.05%) VBScript
2 20 (19.05%) JavaScript
3 13 (12.38%) SQL
4 6 (5.71%) C#
5 3 (2.86%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.95%) Java
6 1 (0.95%) VB
6 1 (0.95%) Python
Qualifications
1 105 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 39 (37.14%) MCSE
3 38 (36.19%) MCSA
4 36 (34.29%) Security Cleared
5 35 (33.33%) SC Cleared
6 28 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
7 24 (22.86%) MCTS
8 18 (17.14%) ISTQB
9 16 (15.24%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 14 (13.33%) ISEB
11 12 (11.43%) CCNA
11 12 (11.43%) Degree
12 10 (9.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 9 (8.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 5 (4.76%) DV Cleared
15 4 (3.81%) MCP
16 3 (2.86%) MOS
16 3 (2.86%) MCDST
17 2 (1.90%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 2 (1.90%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.81%) SLA
2 1 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.95%) ISO 9000
2 1 (0.95%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 58 (55.24%) Active Directory
2 18 (17.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (11.43%) Hyper-V
4 10 (9.52%) vSphere
5 6 (5.71%) Forefront TMG
6 5 (4.76%) VMware ESX
7 3 (2.86%) DFS Replication
7 3 (2.86%) Terminal Services
7 3 (2.86%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (1.90%) ISA Server
8 2 (1.90%) XenApp
9 1 (0.95%) XenServer
9 1 (0.95%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (8.57%) SCCM
2 7 (6.67%) Norton AntiVirus
3 6 (5.71%) NetBackup
4 5 (4.76%) Backup Exec
4 5 (4.76%) WSUS
5 4 (3.81%) SCOM
6 3 (2.86%) HP SIM
6 3 (2.86%) CA Spectrum
6 3 (2.86%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 3 (2.86%) Nagios
7 1 (0.95%) Puppet
7 1 (0.95%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.95%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.95%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.95%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 85 (80.95%) Microsoft
2 33 (31.43%) Cisco
3 30 (28.57%) VMware
4 29 (27.62%) HP
5 12 (11.43%) Citrix
6 10 (9.52%) CheckPoint
7 8 (7.62%) Symantec
7 8 (7.62%) Oracle
8 7 (6.67%) McAfee
9 5 (4.76%) EMC
10 3 (2.86%) SAP
10 3 (2.86%) Dell
10 3 (2.86%) CA
10 3 (2.86%) CommVault
10 3 (2.86%) BT
10 3 (2.86%) SolarWinds
10 3 (2.86%) JD Edwards
11 2 (1.90%) Meru Networks
11 2 (1.90%) Apple
11 2 (1.90%) Websense