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 August 2014 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP)
Rank 187 204 217
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +13
Contract jobs citing MCITP 55 28 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.60% 0.32% 0.36%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.38% 1.32% 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 19 5
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£375 £275 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -5.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £175 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £336 £275 £320
% change year-on-year
+22.27% -14.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.77 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.77 £12.18 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+29.47% -26.18%
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
2308 2121 2368
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 25.23% 23.97% 23.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1191 1091 1064
Average daily rate £365 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.38% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £213 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £490 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 116 157
Average hourly rate £19.00 £18.55 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.42% -32.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.93 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.91 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-0.45% -9.09%

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 August 2014.

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 August 2014. 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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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 +23 33 £363 +107.14% 6
Berkshire +19 14 £400 +128.57% 1
West Sussex -1 3 £132 -52.18%
Surrey -12 3 £450 +44.00% 8
Buckinghamshire -5 1 - - 2
East Sussex -8 1 £110 -72.50%
Kent - - - - 2
Oxfordshire - - - - 3
MCITP
England

MCITP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 91 (93.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 64 (65.98%) Microsoft
3 52 (53.61%) Windows
4 47 (48.45%) Active Directory
5 45 (46.39%) MCSE
6 36 (37.11%) ITIL
6 36 (37.11%) Cisco
6 36 (37.11%) Cisco Certification
7 34 (35.05%) Security Cleared
8 32 (32.99%) PowerShell
9 31 (31.96%) ISTQB
9 31 (31.96%) HP
10 29 (29.90%) UNIX
10 29 (29.90%) MS Excel
11 26 (26.80%) Linux
11 26 (26.80%) HTML
11 26 (26.80%) SC Cleared
12 25 (25.77%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
13 24 (24.74%) MCTS
14 23 (23.71%) .NET
15 22 (22.68%) VMware
15 22 (22.68%) Windows Server 2008
16 21 (21.65%) JavaScript
16 21 (21.65%) ASP.NET
17 20 (20.62%) JSP
18 19 (19.59%) MCP
18 19 (19.59%) Security Testing
19 18 (18.56%) DNS
20 16 (16.49%) VBScript
21 15 (15.46%) VB

MCITP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 15 (15.46%) MS Exchange
2 4 (4.12%) IIS
2 4 (4.12%) Lync
2 4 (4.12%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (3.09%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (2.06%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2000
5 1 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.03%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (1.03%) GroupWise
5 1 (1.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.03%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 29 (29.90%) MS Excel
2 11 (11.34%) MS Office
3 3 (3.09%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.06%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (18.56%) DNS
2 14 (14.43%) DHCP
3 12 (12.37%) Firewall
4 8 (8.25%) SAN
5 7 (7.22%) TCP/IP
6 4 (4.12%) Network Security
7 2 (2.06%) Unified Communications
7 2 (2.06%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (2.06%) SSL
8 1 (1.03%) HTTPS
8 1 (1.03%) HTTP
8 1 (1.03%) POP3
8 1 (1.03%) SMTP
8 1 (1.03%) IMAP
8 1 (1.03%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.09%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.06%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (5.15%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (2.06%) LoadRunner
2 2 (2.06%) MSI
3 1 (1.03%) Fiddler
3 1 (1.03%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (6.19%) Finance
Job Titles
1 25 (25.77%) Support Engineer
2 11 (11.34%) Test Specialist
3 8 (8.25%) Consultant
4 6 (6.19%) Test Manager
4 6 (6.19%) 3rd Line Support
5 5 (5.15%) Analyst
5 5 (5.15%) Server Engineer
5 5 (5.15%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 4 (4.12%) Wintel Engineer
6 4 (4.12%) Field Engineer
7 3 (3.09%) Project Leader
7 3 (3.09%) Technical Specialist
7 3 (3.09%) Support Analyst
7 3 (3.09%) Tester
7 3 (3.09%) Test Project Leader
7 3 (3.09%) Exchange Engineer
7 3 (3.09%) Deskside Support
7 3 (3.09%) Test Leader
8 2 (2.06%) Windows Server Engineer
8 2 (2.06%) Wintel Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (26.80%) HTML
2 23 (23.71%) .NET
3 21 (21.65%) ASP.NET
4 20 (20.62%) JSP
5 7 (7.22%) XML
6 2 (2.06%) .NET Framework
6 2 (2.06%) Application Packaging
6 2 (2.06%) Software Packaging
7 1 (1.03%) WCF
7 1 (1.03%) Silverlight
7 1 (1.03%) LINQ
7 1 (1.03%) REST
7 1 (1.03%) Windows Identity Foundation
7 1 (1.03%) FastCGI
7 1 (1.03%) Ajax
7 1 (1.03%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.19%) Clustering
2 3 (3.09%) Replication
3 2 (2.06%) CMDB
3 2 (2.06%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.03%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.03%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 52 (53.61%) Windows
2 29 (29.90%) UNIX
3 26 (26.80%) Linux
4 22 (22.68%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (15.46%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (10.31%) Windows XP
7 8 (8.25%) Windows 8
7 8 (8.25%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (7.22%) Windows Vista
9 4 (4.12%) Windows 7
10 3 (3.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (2.06%) Windows 2000 Server
11 2 (2.06%) Windows 2000
12 1 (1.03%) AIX
12 1 (1.03%) Solaris
12 1 (1.03%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (37.11%) ITIL
2 19 (19.59%) Security Testing
3 13 (13.40%) Service Management
4 11 (11.34%) Customer Engagement
5 6 (6.19%) High Availability
5 6 (6.19%) Test Scripting
5 6 (6.19%) Project Management
5 6 (6.19%) Migration
6 5 (5.15%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (5.15%) Knowledge Management
7 4 (4.12%) Validation
8 3 (3.09%) Time Management
8 3 (3.09%) QMS
8 3 (3.09%) MOF
8 3 (3.09%) Software Testing
9 2 (2.06%) Performance Analysis
9 2 (2.06%) Performance Monitoring
9 2 (2.06%) Problem Management
9 2 (2.06%) Process Management
9 2 (2.06%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 32 (32.99%) PowerShell
2 21 (21.65%) JavaScript
3 16 (16.49%) VBScript
4 15 (15.46%) VB
5 7 (7.22%) C#
6 3 (3.09%) SQL
7 2 (2.06%) C
7 2 (2.06%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.03%) Ruby
8 1 (1.03%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.03%) Python
8 1 (1.03%) C++
8 1 (1.03%) Java
8 1 (1.03%) PHP
Qualifications
1 91 (93.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 45 (46.39%) MCSE
3 36 (37.11%) Cisco Certification
4 34 (35.05%) Security Cleared
5 31 (31.96%) ISTQB
6 26 (26.80%) SC Cleared
7 25 (25.77%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 24 (24.74%) MCTS
9 19 (19.59%) MCP
10 15 (15.46%) MCSA
10 15 (15.46%) MCDST
11 13 (13.40%) CCNA
11 13 (13.40%) Degree
12 12 (12.37%) DV Cleared
13 10 (10.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 8 (8.25%) ISEB
15 4 (4.12%) A+ Certification
16 3 (3.09%) CCNP
16 3 (3.09%) VCP4
16 3 (3.09%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.25%) QA
2 3 (3.09%) ISO 9001
2 3 (3.09%) SLA
2 3 (3.09%) BS7799
2 3 (3.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 47 (48.45%) Active Directory
2 10 (10.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (6.19%) Hyper-V
3 6 (6.19%) vSphere
4 3 (3.09%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (3.09%) Terminal Services
4 3 (3.09%) VMware ESX
5 2 (2.06%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.03%) vCloud
6 1 (1.03%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (7.22%) WSUS
2 4 (4.12%) SCOM
3 3 (3.09%) SCCM
3 3 (3.09%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 2 (2.06%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (2.06%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.03%) WMI
5 1 (1.03%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.03%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.03%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 64 (65.98%) Microsoft
2 36 (37.11%) Cisco
3 31 (31.96%) HP
4 22 (22.68%) VMware
5 6 (6.19%) Citrix
5 6 (6.19%) Oracle
6 4 (4.12%) Kaseya
7 3 (3.09%) Red Hat
7 3 (3.09%) Apple
8 2 (2.06%) Symantec
9 1 (1.03%) Avaya
9 1 (1.03%) NetApp
9 1 (1.03%) Novell
9 1 (1.03%) Lotus
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Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £15.77 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
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Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
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Rate: £15.77 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
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Posted: 12 days ago