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 30 June 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP)
Rank 238 222 200
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -22
Contract jobs citing MCITP 24 48 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.27% 0.51% 0.56%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.95% 2.06% 2.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 26 14
Median daily rate £360 £368 £153
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.24% +141.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £140 £116
10% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £323 £300
% change year-on-year
+2.32% +7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 9
Median hourly rate - £44.90 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +172.12%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £16.64 £15.75
% change year-on-year
+113.40% +5.61%
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
2516 2332 2487
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 28.19% 24.75% 27.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1478 1313 1226
Median daily rate £400 £390 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £484
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 124 101
Median hourly rate £37.50 £21.55 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+74.01% +24.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.14 £14.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+26.66% +12.50%

MCITP
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing MCITP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 June 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MCITP within the South East region over the 3 months to 30 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire -8 8 £388 -2.51% 6
Oxfordshire +13 5 £305 +205.00% 1
Hampshire -4 3 £360 -10.00% 1
West Sussex -17 3 £365 -
Surrey -6 2 £475 +167.60% 2
Kent +7 1 £110 -56.86%
Buckinghamshire +4 1 £355 - 3
Home Counties - 1 £285 -
MCITP
England

MCITP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing MCITP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for MCITP.

1 82 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 65 (79.27%) Microsoft
3 57 (69.51%) Windows
4 40 (48.78%) MCTS
5 34 (41.46%) MS Excel
6 30 (36.59%) ITIL
6 30 (36.59%) Active Directory
7 29 (35.37%) Degree
7 29 (35.37%) PowerShell
8 26 (31.71%) Customer Engagement
8 26 (31.71%) DNS
9 25 (30.49%) MCSE
9 25 (30.49%) Service Management
10 23 (28.05%) Windows Server
11 22 (26.83%) Office 365
11 22 (26.83%) MS Office
12 19 (23.17%) SQL
13 17 (20.73%) Security Cleared
13 17 (20.73%) Skype
14 16 (19.51%) MCDST
14 16 (19.51%) VBScript
14 16 (19.51%) .NET
14 16 (19.51%) Cisco
15 15 (18.29%) Cisco Certification
16 14 (17.07%) VMware
16 14 (17.07%) Linux
16 14 (17.07%) Microsoft Azure
17 13 (15.85%) German Language
17 13 (15.85%) SQL Server
17 13 (15.85%) HP

MCITP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 12 (14.63%) MS Exchange
2 10 (12.20%) SharePoint
3 9 (10.98%) IIS
4 8 (9.76%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (4.88%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (3.66%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (3.66%) Skype for Business
7 1 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.22%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (1.22%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (1.22%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 34 (41.46%) MS Excel
2 22 (26.83%) MS Office
3 1 (1.22%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (2.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.22%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (1.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 22 (26.83%) Office 365
2 14 (17.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.22%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 26 (31.71%) DNS
2 17 (20.73%) Skype
3 13 (15.85%) DHCP
4 7 (8.54%) Firewall
5 6 (7.32%) TCP/IP
6 5 (6.10%) VPN
7 4 (4.88%) Wireless
8 3 (3.66%) Bluetooth
8 3 (3.66%) Broadband
8 3 (3.66%) HTTP
8 3 (3.66%) Internet
8 3 (3.66%) IPsec
8 3 (3.66%) IPv4
8 3 (3.66%) IPv6
8 3 (3.66%) SAN
8 3 (3.66%) SSL
8 3 (3.66%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (3.66%) WiMAX
8 3 (3.66%) Wireshark
9 2 (2.44%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (15.85%) SQL Server
2 8 (9.76%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (9.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (8.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 6 (7.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (4.88%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 4 (4.88%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (4.88%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (3.66%) Azure SQL Database
6 3 (3.66%) NoSQL
6 3 (3.66%) Power BI
6 3 (3.66%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (3.66%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (2.44%) Big Data
8 1 (1.22%) Hadoop
8 1 (1.22%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (4.88%) Visual Studio
2 3 (3.66%) Fiddler
3 2 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (15.85%) German Language
2 7 (8.54%) French Language
3 4 (4.88%) Finance
4 1 (1.22%) Advertising
4 1 (1.22%) Electronics
4 1 (1.22%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.22%) Marketing
4 1 (1.22%) Military
4 1 (1.22%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (20.73%) Field Engineer
2 13 (15.85%) Support Engineer
3 11 (13.41%) Consultant
4 7 (8.54%) Developer
4 7 (8.54%) Technical Support
5 6 (7.32%) Technical Consultant
5 6 (7.32%) Technical Engineer
5 6 (7.32%) Technical Support Engineer
5 6 (7.32%) Test Specialist
6 5 (6.10%) Analyst
6 5 (6.10%) Architect
6 5 (6.10%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (6.10%) Microsoft Consultant
6 5 (6.10%) Microsoft Engineer
6 5 (6.10%) Security Specialist
7 4 (4.88%) Integration Specialist
7 4 (4.88%) Products Support Engineer
7 4 (4.88%) SQL Developer
7 4 (4.88%) Technical Product Support
7 4 (4.88%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (19.51%) .NET
2 12 (14.63%) ASP.NET
3 11 (13.41%) HTML
4 9 (10.98%) XML
5 5 (6.10%) WCF
6 3 (3.66%) 802.1X
6 3 (3.66%) ADO.NET
6 3 (3.66%) Ajax
6 3 (3.66%) FastCGI
6 3 (3.66%) LINQ
6 3 (3.66%) REST
6 3 (3.66%) RSS
6 3 (3.66%) Windows Identity Foundation
6 3 (3.66%) WPF
7 2 (2.44%) DCOM
7 2 (2.44%) Managed Extensibility Framework
7 2 (2.44%) Reactive Extensions
7 2 (2.44%) SOAP
7 2 (2.44%) Web Services
8 1 (1.22%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.76%) Clustering
2 3 (3.66%) Client/Server
2 3 (3.66%) Computer Science
2 3 (3.66%) Mathematics
2 3 (3.66%) Virtual Team
3 2 (2.44%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.44%) PKI
4 1 (1.22%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.22%) BYOD
4 1 (1.22%) CLARiiON
4 1 (1.22%) EMC VNXe
4 1 (1.22%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.22%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 57 (69.51%) Windows
2 23 (28.05%) Windows Server
3 14 (17.07%) Linux
4 12 (14.63%) Unix
5 11 (13.41%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (6.10%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (4.88%) Windows 7
7 4 (4.88%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (3.66%) Windows 10
9 1 (1.22%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.22%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.22%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (36.59%) ITIL
2 26 (31.71%) Customer Engagement
3 25 (30.49%) Service Management
4 10 (12.20%) Business Intelligence
4 10 (12.20%) Project Management
4 10 (12.20%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (10.98%) Security Testing
5 9 (10.98%) Test Scripting
6 8 (9.76%) High Availability
7 5 (6.10%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (6.10%) Problem Management
8 4 (4.88%) Data Modelling
8 4 (4.88%) ETL
8 4 (4.88%) MVC
8 4 (4.88%) Workflow
9 3 (3.66%) CRM
9 3 (3.66%) Migration
9 3 (3.66%) Performance Monitoring
9 3 (3.66%) Performance Optimisation
9 3 (3.66%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 29 (35.37%) PowerShell
2 19 (23.17%) SQL
3 16 (19.51%) VBScript
4 12 (14.63%) JavaScript
5 10 (12.20%) T-SQL
6 7 (8.54%) C#
7 4 (4.88%) Python
7 4 (4.88%) Ruby
8 3 (3.66%) Java
8 3 (3.66%) PHP
9 2 (2.44%) C
10 1 (1.22%) VB
Qualifications
1 82 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 40 (48.78%) MCTS
3 29 (35.37%) Degree
4 25 (30.49%) MCSE
5 17 (20.73%) Security Cleared
6 16 (19.51%) MCDST
7 15 (18.29%) Cisco Certification
8 11 (13.41%) SC Cleared
9 9 (10.98%) ISTQB
9 9 (10.98%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 8 (9.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 7 (8.54%) ISEB
12 6 (7.32%) CCNA
12 6 (7.32%) MCSA
13 4 (4.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 3 (3.66%) CCNP
14 3 (3.66%) DV Cleared
15 2 (2.44%) CISSP
15 2 (2.44%) MCP
16 1 (1.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.66%) QA
2 1 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 30 (36.59%) Active Directory
2 9 (10.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (8.54%) Hyper-V
4 5 (6.10%) BitLocker
4 5 (6.10%) Terminal Server
5 4 (4.88%) XenApp
5 4 (4.88%) XenDesktop
6 3 (3.66%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (3.66%) vSphere
7 2 (2.44%) UAG
8 1 (1.22%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (1.22%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 9 (10.98%) SCCM
2 7 (8.54%) WSUS
3 5 (6.10%) Microsoft Clustering
3 5 (6.10%) SCOM
3 5 (6.10%) WMI
4 4 (4.88%) Microsoft Intune
5 3 (3.66%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 3 (3.66%) SCVMM
6 2 (2.44%) Backup Exec
7 1 (1.22%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 1 (1.22%) SCDPM
7 1 (1.22%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 65 (79.27%) Microsoft
2 16 (19.51%) Cisco
3 14 (17.07%) VMware
4 13 (15.85%) Citrix
4 13 (15.85%) HP
5 7 (8.54%) NetApp
6 3 (3.66%) Palo Alto
7 2 (2.44%) EMC
7 2 (2.44%) F5
7 2 (2.44%) Symantec
7 2 (2.44%) Veeam
8 1 (1.22%) Apple
8 1 (1.22%) Avaya
8 1 (1.22%) Cognos
8 1 (1.22%) Dell
8 1 (1.22%) Epicor
8 1 (1.22%) Google
8 1 (1.22%) IBM
8 1 (1.22%) Juniper
8 1 (1.22%) ProCurve