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 22 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP)
Rank 179 202 236
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +34
Contract jobs citing MCITP 76 38 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.81% 0.42% 0.086%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.18% 1.57% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 14 4
Average daily rate
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£339 £300 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.01% -22.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £130 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £484
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £225
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +42.22%
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 £22.00 £15.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+39.68% -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
2387 2417 2140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 25.58% 26.99% 26.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1308 1207 1114
Average daily rate £375 £350 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -0.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £210 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £494 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 109 103 125
Average hourly rate £21.55 £17.00 £22.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.76% -23.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £14.00 £13.11
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.12 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+34.00% -20.00%

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 22 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 22 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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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
Hampshire +18 36 £350 +164.15% 4
Berkshire +8 20 £398 -11.66% 11
Surrey +7 7 £294 +25.00% 2
Buckinghamshire +6 7 £250 -44.44% 5
West Sussex -15 7 £275 - 3
Kent +3 1 £255 +45.71% 5
MCITP
England

MCITP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 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.

1 147 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 112 (76.19%) Microsoft
3 89 (60.54%) Windows
4 86 (58.50%) Active Directory
5 63 (42.86%) PowerShell
6 62 (42.18%) Security Cleared
7 61 (41.50%) ITIL
8 59 (40.14%) SC Cleared
9 56 (38.10%) HTML
10 49 (33.33%) MCTS
11 46 (31.29%) Cisco
12 44 (29.93%) MCSE
13 42 (28.57%) MCSA
14 40 (27.21%) HP
14 40 (27.21%) MS Excel
15 38 (25.85%) Cisco Certification
15 38 (25.85%) VMware
16 37 (25.17%) DNS
16 37 (25.17%) XML
17 36 (24.49%) .NET
17 36 (24.49%) Windows Server 2008
18 35 (23.81%) VBScript
19 33 (22.45%) Degree
20 32 (21.77%) JavaScript
21 31 (21.09%) ISTQB
21 31 (21.09%) High Availability
22 30 (20.41%) Linux
22 30 (20.41%) MS Exchange
23 29 (19.73%) UNIX
23 29 (19.73%) Security Testing

MCITP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 30 (20.41%) MS Exchange
2 13 (8.84%) Lync
3 12 (8.16%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (7.48%) IIS
5 10 (6.80%) Office Communications Server
6 9 (6.12%) SharePoint
7 8 (5.44%) Exchange Server 2013
8 7 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2007
8 7 (4.76%) IBM Notes
8 7 (4.76%) GroupWise
9 5 (3.40%) SAS
10 4 (2.72%) Oracle Application Server
10 4 (2.72%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (1.36%) Live Communications Server
11 2 (1.36%) Exchange Server 2003
12 1 (0.68%) SharePoint Server
12 1 (0.68%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 40 (27.21%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.08%) MS Visio
3 4 (2.72%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (4.08%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (2.72%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 13 (8.84%) Office 365
2 6 (4.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.68%) IaaS
3 1 (0.68%) Mimecast
3 1 (0.68%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (0.68%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.68%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (25.17%) DNS
2 21 (14.29%) Firewall
3 17 (11.56%) DHCP
4 15 (10.20%) SAN
5 14 (9.52%) SMTP
6 12 (8.16%) LAN
6 12 (8.16%) WAN
7 8 (5.44%) POP3
7 8 (5.44%) IMAP
8 7 (4.76%) VPN
8 7 (4.76%) MPLS
9 6 (4.08%) Intranet
9 6 (4.08%) Internet
9 6 (4.08%) HTTP
10 5 (3.40%) VoIP
10 5 (3.40%) TCP/IP
11 4 (2.72%) VLAN
12 2 (1.36%) RTP
12 2 (1.36%) PBX
12 2 (1.36%) PSTN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.12%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.72%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.36%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.36%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 4 (2.72%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (2.04%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.36%) WinRunner
3 2 (1.36%) TestDirector
3 2 (1.36%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (1.36%) Subversion
4 1 (0.68%) StarTeam
4 1 (0.68%) ClearCase
4 1 (0.68%) MSI
4 1 (0.68%) ClearQuest
General
1 2 (1.36%) Finance
2 1 (0.68%) Local Government
2 1 (0.68%) Billing
2 1 (0.68%) Advertising
2 1 (0.68%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 25 (17.01%) Field Engineer
2 23 (15.65%) Wintel Engineer
3 18 (12.24%) Architect
4 15 (10.20%) Test Specialist
5 13 (8.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 12 (8.16%) Consultant
6 12 (8.16%) Support Engineer
7 10 (6.80%) Server Engineer
8 8 (5.44%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
9 7 (4.76%) Infrastructure Architect
10 6 (4.08%) Test Manager
10 6 (4.08%) Technical Architect
10 6 (4.08%) Exchange Engineer
11 5 (3.40%) Infrastructure Manager
11 5 (3.40%) Test Leader
11 5 (3.40%) 3rd Line Support
11 5 (3.40%) Applications Specialist
12 4 (2.72%) Developer
12 4 (2.72%) Test Engineer
12 4 (2.72%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (38.10%) HTML
2 37 (25.17%) XML
3 36 (24.49%) .NET
4 28 (19.05%) ASP.NET
5 27 (18.37%) JSP
6 6 (4.08%) Web Services
7 4 (2.72%) jQuery
8 2 (1.36%) Software Packaging
9 1 (0.68%) Application Packaging
9 1 (0.68%) ASP.NET 2.0
9 1 (0.68%) XHTML
9 1 (0.68%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 16 (10.88%) Clustering
2 7 (4.76%) Replication
3 6 (4.08%) Private Cloud
4 5 (3.40%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (2.72%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.72%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.04%) EqualLogic
6 3 (2.04%) NHS
7 2 (1.36%) Thin Client
7 2 (1.36%) Fat Client
7 2 (1.36%) PDA
7 2 (1.36%) PKI
8 1 (0.68%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.68%) Open Source
8 1 (0.68%) Kindle
8 1 (0.68%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 89 (60.54%) Windows
2 36 (24.49%) Windows Server 2008
3 30 (20.41%) Linux
4 29 (19.73%) UNIX
5 27 (18.37%) Windows 7
6 19 (12.93%) Windows Server 2003
7 16 (10.88%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (4.08%) Windows XP
8 6 (4.08%) Windows 8
9 2 (1.36%) AIX
9 2 (1.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (1.36%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.68%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.68%) HPUX
10 1 (0.68%) Solaris
10 1 (0.68%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (41.50%) ITIL
2 31 (21.09%) High Availability
3 29 (19.73%) Security Testing
4 27 (18.37%) Service Management
4 27 (18.37%) Customer Engagement
5 23 (15.65%) Knowledge Management
6 22 (14.97%) Project Management
7 18 (12.24%) Disaster Recovery
8 15 (10.20%) Test Scripting
9 12 (8.16%) Performance Monitoring
10 9 (6.12%) Migration
10 9 (6.12%) Problem Management
11 8 (5.44%) Validation
12 6 (4.08%) Performance Tuning
13 5 (3.40%) B2B
13 5 (3.40%) CMMI
14 4 (2.72%) ITIL V3
14 4 (2.72%) Agile Software Development
14 4 (2.72%) TOGAF
15 3 (2.04%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 63 (42.86%) PowerShell
2 35 (23.81%) VBScript
3 32 (21.77%) JavaScript
4 22 (14.97%) SQL
5 8 (5.44%) C#
6 3 (2.04%) T-SQL
6 3 (2.04%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.68%) Python
7 1 (0.68%) VB
7 1 (0.68%) C
7 1 (0.68%) Java
7 1 (0.68%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 147 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 62 (42.18%) Security Cleared
3 59 (40.14%) SC Cleared
4 49 (33.33%) MCTS
5 44 (29.93%) MCSE
6 42 (28.57%) MCSA
7 38 (25.85%) Cisco Certification
8 33 (22.45%) Degree
9 31 (21.09%) ISTQB
10 26 (17.69%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 19 (12.93%) ISEB
12 16 (10.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 15 (10.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 11 (7.48%) CCNA
15 9 (6.12%) DV Cleared
16 5 (3.40%) MCP
16 5 (3.40%) CISSP
17 2 (1.36%) CCNP
17 2 (1.36%) MCDBA
18 1 (0.68%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.04%) QA
2 1 (0.68%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 86 (58.50%) Active Directory
2 21 (14.29%) Hyper-V
3 20 (13.61%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (7.48%) vSphere
5 6 (4.08%) VMware ESX
6 5 (3.40%) XenApp
7 4 (2.72%) XenDesktop
8 3 (2.04%) DFS Replication
8 3 (2.04%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (2.04%) Forefront TMG
8 3 (2.04%) Terminal Services
9 2 (1.36%) ISA Server
9 2 (1.36%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.68%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (4.76%) SCOM
1 7 (4.76%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (4.08%) SCCM
2 6 (4.08%) WMI
2 6 (4.08%) SCSM
3 3 (2.04%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 3 (2.04%) MOM
4 2 (1.36%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (1.36%) HP SIM
4 2 (1.36%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (1.36%) NetBackup
4 2 (1.36%) WSUS
5 1 (0.68%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.68%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.68%) Puppet
5 1 (0.68%) Netcool
5 1 (0.68%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 112 (76.19%) Microsoft
2 46 (31.29%) Cisco
3 40 (27.21%) HP
4 38 (25.85%) VMware
5 13 (8.84%) Citrix
6 11 (7.48%) Oracle
7 9 (6.12%) CheckPoint
8 8 (5.44%) Lotus
9 7 (4.76%) Novell
9 7 (4.76%) Avaya
10 5 (3.40%) Sonus
10 5 (3.40%) McAfee
11 3 (2.04%) Tufin
11 3 (2.04%) Dell
11 3 (2.04%) Juniper
11 3 (2.04%) CommVault
11 3 (2.04%) NetApp
12 2 (1.36%) Veritas
12 2 (1.36%) Red Hat
12 2 (1.36%) Symantec