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 2 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP)
Rank 189 216 195
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -21
Contract jobs citing MCITP 72 28 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.73% 0.31% 0.33%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.54% 1.22% 1.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 17 9
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£425 £300 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £148 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £475 £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £249 £255
% change year-on-year
+45.84% -2.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £21.50 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +17.80%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.41 £14.00 £17.75
% change year-on-year
+17.21% -21.12%
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
2831 2294 1722
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 28.87% 25.48% 22.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1433 1105 786
Average daily rate £375 £356 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% +3.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £217 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £491 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £353 £333
% change year-on-year
+9.06% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 119 127 112
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £26.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.03 £12.83 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.75 £55.00 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £17.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+40.00% -33.96%

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 2 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 2 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
Berkshire +24 31 £425 -5.55% 9
Hampshire +7 29 £425 +97.67% 2
West Sussex - 5 - -
Surrey +4 4 £400 +135.29% 10
Buckinghamshire -3 4 £225 - 4
Kent - - - - 3
Oxfordshire - - - -
MCITP
England

MCITP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 2 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.

1 128 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 98 (76.56%) Microsoft
3 88 (68.75%) Windows
4 73 (57.03%) ITIL
5 72 (56.25%) Active Directory
6 59 (46.09%) Security Cleared
7 54 (42.19%) SC Cleared
8 52 (40.63%) PowerShell
9 47 (36.72%) MCTS
9 47 (36.72%) HTML
10 43 (33.59%) MCSA
11 39 (30.47%) MCSE
11 39 (30.47%) XML
12 37 (28.91%) VBScript
13 36 (28.13%) Degree
14 35 (27.34%) Service Management
15 31 (24.22%) MS Excel
15 31 (24.22%) Customer Engagement
15 31 (24.22%) High Availability
16 30 (23.44%) DNS
16 30 (23.44%) Cisco
17 29 (22.66%) HP
17 29 (22.66%) Windows Server 2008
18 28 (21.88%) MS Exchange
19 27 (21.09%) .NET
19 27 (21.09%) VMware
20 26 (20.31%) Linux
21 24 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
21 24 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
22 21 (16.41%) ISTQB

MCITP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 28 (21.88%) MS Exchange
2 15 (11.72%) IIS
3 10 (7.81%) Office Communications Server
4 9 (7.03%) Lync
5 8 (6.25%) SharePoint
6 7 (5.47%) Exchange Server 2010
6 7 (5.47%) IBM Notes
6 7 (5.47%) GroupWise
7 6 (4.69%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (2.34%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (2.34%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (1.56%) Live Communications Server
10 2 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2000
10 2 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.78%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 31 (24.22%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.34%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (3.13%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.13%) Office 365
2 2 (1.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (23.44%) DNS
2 18 (14.06%) DHCP
3 12 (9.38%) Firewall
4 10 (7.81%) SAN
5 9 (7.03%) TCP/IP
6 8 (6.25%) POP3
6 8 (6.25%) SMTP
6 8 (6.25%) IMAP
7 5 (3.91%) VoIP
8 3 (2.34%) LAN
9 2 (1.56%) PBX
9 2 (1.56%) PSTN
9 2 (1.56%) WAN
9 2 (1.56%) RTP
10 1 (0.78%) VLAN
10 1 (0.78%) MPLS
10 1 (0.78%) SSL
10 1 (0.78%) HTTP
10 1 (0.78%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (10.16%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.13%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (1.56%) OLTP
3 2 (1.56%) RDBMS
3 2 (1.56%) OLAP
3 2 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.56%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.78%) MySQL
4 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.78%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (3.13%) Visual Studio
2 3 (2.34%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.56%) WinRunner
3 2 (1.56%) TestDirector
3 2 (1.56%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (0.78%) MSI
4 1 (0.78%) Fiddler
General
1 1 (0.78%) Finance
1 1 (0.78%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 27 (21.09%) Field Engineer
2 22 (17.19%) Wintel Engineer
3 21 (16.41%) Support Engineer
4 17 (13.28%) Consultant
5 12 (9.38%) Test Specialist
6 9 (7.03%) Architect
6 9 (7.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 8 (6.25%) Server Engineer
8 6 (4.69%) Exchange Engineer
8 6 (4.69%) Security Specialist
8 6 (4.69%) 3rd Line Support
9 5 (3.91%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 4 (3.13%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
10 4 (3.13%) Virtualisation Engineer
10 4 (3.13%) Test Manager
10 4 (3.13%) Technical Architect
10 4 (3.13%) Test Engineer
11 3 (2.34%) Desktop Engineer
11 3 (2.34%) SQL DBA
11 3 (2.34%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (36.72%) HTML
2 39 (30.47%) XML
3 27 (21.09%) .NET
4 19 (14.84%) ASP.NET
5 18 (14.06%) JSP
6 5 (3.91%) Software Packaging
7 3 (2.34%) .NET Framework
8 2 (1.56%) jQuery
9 1 (0.78%) REST
9 1 (0.78%) Windows Identity Foundation
9 1 (0.78%) FastCGI
9 1 (0.78%) WCF
9 1 (0.78%) Silverlight
9 1 (0.78%) LINQ
9 1 (0.78%) Application Packaging
9 1 (0.78%) LAMP
9 1 (0.78%) Ajax
9 1 (0.78%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 15 (11.72%) Clustering
2 4 (3.13%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.34%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.56%) CMDB
4 2 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.56%) Client/Server
4 2 (1.56%) PKI
4 2 (1.56%) PDA
5 1 (0.78%) Statistics
5 1 (0.78%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 88 (68.75%) Windows
2 29 (22.66%) Windows Server 2008
3 26 (20.31%) Linux
4 24 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
5 18 (14.06%) UNIX
6 13 (10.16%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (8.59%) Windows 7
8 7 (5.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (4.69%) Windows 8
10 3 (2.34%) Windows Vista
11 2 (1.56%) Windows 2000 Server
11 2 (1.56%) Windows XP
11 2 (1.56%) AIX
12 1 (0.78%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (57.03%) ITIL
2 35 (27.34%) Service Management
3 31 (24.22%) Customer Engagement
3 31 (24.22%) High Availability
4 19 (14.84%) Security Testing
5 15 (11.72%) Project Management
5 15 (11.72%) Knowledge Management
6 13 (10.16%) Validation
6 13 (10.16%) Test Scripting
7 12 (9.38%) Disaster Recovery
8 8 (6.25%) Performance Monitoring
9 6 (4.69%) Problem Management
10 5 (3.91%) B2B
11 4 (3.13%) Change Management
12 3 (2.34%) Kanban
12 3 (2.34%) Performance Tuning
12 3 (2.34%) CMMI
12 3 (2.34%) Scrum
12 3 (2.34%) Agile Software Development
12 3 (2.34%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 52 (40.63%) PowerShell
2 37 (28.91%) VBScript
3 21 (16.41%) JavaScript
4 20 (15.63%) SQL
5 6 (4.69%) C#
6 3 (2.34%) VB.NET
7 2 (1.56%) C
7 2 (1.56%) PHP
7 2 (1.56%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.56%) VB
8 1 (0.78%) C++
8 1 (0.78%) Java
8 1 (0.78%) Python
8 1 (0.78%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.78%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 128 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 59 (46.09%) Security Cleared
3 54 (42.19%) SC Cleared
4 47 (36.72%) MCTS
5 43 (33.59%) MCSA
6 39 (30.47%) MCSE
7 36 (28.13%) Degree
8 24 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
9 21 (16.41%) ISTQB
10 18 (14.06%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 15 (11.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 13 (10.16%) DV Cleared
13 9 (7.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 9 (7.03%) ISEB
14 5 (3.91%) MCP
14 5 (3.91%) CCNA
15 3 (2.34%) CISSP
15 3 (2.34%) A+ Certification
15 3 (2.34%) VCP4
16 1 (0.78%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.34%) QA
2 2 (1.56%) SLA
3 1 (0.78%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 72 (56.25%) Active Directory
2 18 (14.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (11.72%) Hyper-V
4 6 (4.69%) vSphere
5 4 (3.13%) XenApp
5 4 (3.13%) XenDesktop
5 4 (3.13%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (2.34%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.78%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 8 (6.25%) WMI
1 8 (6.25%) SCOM
1 8 (6.25%) SCSM
2 6 (4.69%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (3.13%) MOM
4 2 (1.56%) SCCM
4 2 (1.56%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.78%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (0.78%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.78%) Netcool
Vendors
1 98 (76.56%) Microsoft
2 30 (23.44%) Cisco
3 29 (22.66%) HP
4 27 (21.09%) VMware
5 11 (8.59%) Citrix
6 8 (6.25%) Lotus
7 7 (5.47%) Red Hat
7 7 (5.47%) Novell
7 7 (5.47%) Avaya
8 6 (4.69%) McAfee
9 5 (3.91%) Oracle
9 5 (3.91%) Sonus
10 4 (3.13%) Lumension
10 4 (3.13%) NetApp
11 3 (2.34%) Juniper
11 3 (2.34%) CheckPoint
11 3 (2.34%) Tufin
12 2 (1.56%) Nortel
12 2 (1.56%) Veritas
13 1 (0.78%) Apple
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