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 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP)
Rank 185 210 227
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +17
Contract jobs citing MCITP 67 33 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.67% 0.35% 0.19%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.62% 1.33% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 10 8
Average daily rate
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£325 £351 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.27% +14.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £135 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £450 £379
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £226
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +41.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 0
Average hourly rate £44.90 £16.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+172.12% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £15.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+36.50% -21.25%
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
2553 2490 2150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 25.66% 26.77% 25.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1393 1237 1085
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £215 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 109 117 123
Average hourly rate £22.50 £17.13 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.38% -25.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.50 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.31 £18.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+29.50% -21.73%

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 1 May 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 1 May 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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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 +26 36 £356 +163.88% 3
Berkshire +7 17 £398 -11.66% 13
Surrey +6 7 £319 +35.63% 4
West Sussex -15 7 £275 - 2
Buckinghamshire -9 3 £250 -44.44% 4
Kent - 1 £255 - 3
MCITP
England

MCITP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 May 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.

1 136 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 102 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 79 (58.09%) Windows
4 70 (51.47%) Active Directory
5 62 (45.59%) ITIL
6 59 (43.38%) PowerShell
7 57 (41.91%) Security Cleared
8 54 (39.71%) SC Cleared
9 51 (37.50%) HTML
10 49 (36.03%) MCTS
11 40 (29.41%) Cisco
12 39 (28.68%) MCSE
13 38 (27.94%) .NET
14 37 (27.21%) MCSA
14 37 (27.21%) HP
15 36 (26.47%) Degree
16 35 (25.74%) MS Excel
16 35 (25.74%) XML
17 34 (25.00%) DNS
17 34 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
18 32 (23.53%) Service Management
18 32 (23.53%) VBScript
18 32 (23.53%) VMware
18 32 (23.53%) Customer Engagement
19 31 (22.79%) JavaScript
20 30 (22.06%) Linux
20 30 (22.06%) ISTQB
21 28 (20.59%) Security Testing
21 28 (20.59%) UNIX
22 27 (19.85%) ASP.NET

MCITP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 25 (18.38%) MS Exchange
2 13 (9.56%) IIS
3 10 (7.35%) Office Communications Server
4 9 (6.62%) SharePoint
5 8 (5.88%) Lync
6 7 (5.15%) Exchange Server 2010
6 7 (5.15%) GroupWise
6 7 (5.15%) IBM Notes
7 5 (3.68%) SAS
8 4 (2.94%) Oracle Application Server
8 4 (2.94%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (2.21%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (2.21%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (2.21%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (1.47%) Live Communications Server
11 1 (0.74%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.74%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 35 (25.74%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.47%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.74%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (4.41%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (2.94%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.88%) Office 365
2 6 (4.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.74%) IaaS
3 1 (0.74%) Mimecast
3 1 (0.74%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (0.74%) PaaS
3 1 (0.74%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (25.00%) DNS
2 19 (13.97%) DHCP
3 14 (10.29%) Firewall
4 13 (9.56%) SAN
5 10 (7.35%) SMTP
6 8 (5.88%) LAN
6 8 (5.88%) POP3
6 8 (5.88%) IMAP
7 7 (5.15%) WAN
8 6 (4.41%) Intranet
8 6 (4.41%) Internet
9 5 (3.68%) VoIP
9 5 (3.68%) TCP/IP
10 3 (2.21%) VLAN
10 3 (2.21%) MPLS
10 3 (2.21%) VPN
11 2 (1.47%) HTTP
11 2 (1.47%) PBX
11 2 (1.47%) PSTN
11 2 (1.47%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (8.09%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.94%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (2.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.47%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.47%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.74%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 4 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (2.21%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.47%) WinRunner
3 2 (1.47%) TestDirector
3 2 (1.47%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (0.74%) Subversion
4 1 (0.74%) StarTeam
4 1 (0.74%) ClearQuest
4 1 (0.74%) MSI
4 1 (0.74%) ClearCase
General
1 2 (1.47%) Finance
2 1 (0.74%) Advertising
2 1 (0.74%) Publishing
2 1 (0.74%) Local Government
2 1 (0.74%) Billing
Job Titles
1 28 (20.59%) Field Engineer
2 18 (13.24%) Wintel Engineer
3 15 (11.03%) Test Specialist
4 14 (10.29%) Architect
5 13 (9.56%) Consultant
5 13 (9.56%) Support Engineer
6 12 (8.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 9 (6.62%) Server Engineer
8 7 (5.15%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
9 6 (4.41%) Test Manager
9 6 (4.41%) Technical Architect
9 6 (4.41%) Exchange Engineer
10 5 (3.68%) Applications Specialist
11 4 (2.94%) 3rd Line Support
11 4 (2.94%) Developer
11 4 (2.94%) Test Leader
11 4 (2.94%) SharePoint Developer
11 4 (2.94%) Test Engineer
12 3 (2.21%) Desktop Engineer
12 3 (2.21%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (37.50%) HTML
2 38 (27.94%) .NET
3 35 (25.74%) XML
4 27 (19.85%) ASP.NET
5 26 (19.12%) JSP
6 6 (4.41%) Web Services
7 4 (2.94%) jQuery
8 3 (2.21%) .NET Framework
8 3 (2.21%) Software Packaging
9 1 (0.74%) Application Packaging
9 1 (0.74%) ASP.NET 2.0
9 1 (0.74%) XHTML
9 1 (0.74%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 16 (11.76%) Clustering
2 8 (5.88%) Private Cloud
3 7 (5.15%) Replication
4 5 (3.68%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.21%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.21%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.47%) NHS
6 2 (1.47%) EqualLogic
6 2 (1.47%) PDA
6 2 (1.47%) PKI
7 1 (0.74%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.74%) Kindle
7 1 (0.74%) Open Source
7 1 (0.74%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.74%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.74%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 79 (58.09%) Windows
2 30 (22.06%) Linux
3 28 (20.59%) UNIX
4 27 (19.85%) Windows Server 2008
5 22 (16.18%) Windows 7
6 19 (13.97%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (7.35%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (4.41%) Windows 8
9 5 (3.68%) Windows XP
10 3 (2.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (1.47%) AIX
11 2 (1.47%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.74%) VMS
12 1 (0.74%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.74%) HPUX
12 1 (0.74%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (45.59%) ITIL
2 32 (23.53%) Service Management
2 32 (23.53%) Customer Engagement
3 28 (20.59%) Security Testing
4 26 (19.12%) High Availability
5 22 (16.18%) Knowledge Management
6 18 (13.24%) Project Management
7 17 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
8 15 (11.03%) Test Scripting
9 14 (10.29%) Performance Monitoring
10 9 (6.62%) Problem Management
11 7 (5.15%) Validation
12 6 (4.41%) Performance Tuning
13 5 (3.68%) B2B
14 4 (2.94%) CMMI
14 4 (2.94%) ITIL V3
14 4 (2.94%) TOGAF
14 4 (2.94%) Agile Software Development
14 4 (2.94%) Migration
15 3 (2.21%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 59 (43.38%) PowerShell
2 32 (23.53%) VBScript
3 31 (22.79%) JavaScript
4 23 (16.91%) SQL
5 8 (5.88%) C#
6 3 (2.21%) T-SQL
6 3 (2.21%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.74%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.74%) Python
7 1 (0.74%) VB
7 1 (0.74%) C
7 1 (0.74%) Java
Qualifications
1 136 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 57 (41.91%) Security Cleared
3 54 (39.71%) SC Cleared
4 49 (36.03%) MCTS
5 39 (28.68%) MCSE
6 37 (27.21%) MCSA
7 36 (26.47%) Degree
8 34 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
9 30 (22.06%) ISTQB
10 25 (18.38%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 17 (12.50%) ISEB
12 14 (10.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 13 (9.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 10 (7.35%) DV Cleared
15 8 (5.88%) CCNA
16 5 (3.68%) CISSP
16 5 (3.68%) MCP
17 2 (1.47%) MCDBA
17 2 (1.47%) CCNP
18 1 (0.74%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.21%) QA
2 1 (0.74%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 70 (51.47%) Active Directory
2 20 (14.71%) Hyper-V
3 15 (11.03%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (5.88%) vSphere
5 5 (3.68%) XenApp
6 4 (2.94%) XenDesktop
6 4 (2.94%) VMware ESX
7 2 (1.47%) Terminal Services
7 2 (1.47%) DFS Replication
7 2 (1.47%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (1.47%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.74%) XenServer
8 1 (0.74%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 9 (6.62%) SCOM
2 8 (5.88%) WMI
2 8 (5.88%) SCSM
3 7 (5.15%) HP Quality Center
4 5 (3.68%) SCCM
5 4 (2.94%) MOM
6 3 (2.21%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 2 (1.47%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.74%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.74%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.74%) WSUS
8 1 (0.74%) HP SIM
8 1 (0.74%) Puppet
8 1 (0.74%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.74%) Netcool
8 1 (0.74%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.74%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 102 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 40 (29.41%) Cisco
3 37 (27.21%) HP
4 32 (23.53%) VMware
5 12 (8.82%) Citrix
6 11 (8.09%) Oracle
7 8 (5.88%) Lotus
8 7 (5.15%) Novell
8 7 (5.15%) Avaya
9 5 (3.68%) Sonus
9 5 (3.68%) CheckPoint
10 4 (2.94%) McAfee
10 4 (2.94%) NetApp
11 3 (2.21%) Tufin
11 3 (2.21%) Red Hat
11 3 (2.21%) Juniper
12 2 (1.47%) Dell
12 2 (1.47%) CommVault
12 2 (1.47%) Nortel
12 2 (1.47%) Veritas