The first table below looks at the demand for MCITP in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCITP over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the South Wales region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP)
Rank 52 40 41
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +1
Contract jobs citing MCITP 12 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.94% 0.74% 0.46%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.06% 2.73% 1.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 2
Average daily rate
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£398 - £255
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 - £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 - £279
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £290 £315
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -7.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £15.25 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+3.27% -7.57%
Qualifications Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
198 110 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 31.94% 27.09% 23.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 57 53
Average daily rate £420 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 14 4
Average hourly rate £22.50 £15.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.16% +6.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.40 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £22.50 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -4.54%
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MCITP
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MCITP across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

MCITP Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

MCITP
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MCITP across the South Wales region.

MCITP Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

MCITP
Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MCITP across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014.

MCITP Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

MCITP
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

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 Wales region over the 3 months to 23 July 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
Cardiff -4 5 £375 -
Newport - 5 £490 -
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MCITP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 12 (100.00%) Windows
1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (66.67%) SQL
3 7 (58.33%) SQL Server
3 7 (58.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 6 (50.00%) Red Gate
4 6 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (50.00%) MCSE
4 6 (50.00%) MCDBA
4 6 (50.00%) MS Excel
4 6 (50.00%) SAN
4 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 6 (50.00%) ITIL
5 5 (41.67%) McAfee
5 5 (41.67%) Internet
5 5 (41.67%) DHCP
5 5 (41.67%) TCP/IP
5 5 (41.67%) VPN
5 5 (41.67%) DNS
5 5 (41.67%) IIS
5 5 (41.67%) MySQL
5 5 (41.67%) Oracle
5 5 (41.67%) MCTS
5 5 (41.67%) Data Protection
5 5 (41.67%) Security Cleared

MCITP
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 5 (41.67%) IIS
2 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (41.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (50.00%) SAN
2 5 (41.67%) Internet
2 5 (41.67%) DHCP
2 5 (41.67%) TCP/IP
2 5 (41.67%) VPN
2 5 (41.67%) DNS
3 1 (8.33%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (58.33%) SQL Server
2 6 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 6 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (41.67%) MySQL
4 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (8.33%) Star Schema
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) DBA
1 6 (50.00%) SQL DBA
2 4 (33.33%) Server Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Wintel Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Administrator
4 2 (16.67%) Wintel Server Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) SCCM Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Support Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (58.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (8.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) ITIL
2 5 (41.67%) Data Protection
3 2 (16.67%) Software Deployment
4 1 (8.33%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (8.33%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) SQL
2 5 (41.67%) PowerShell
3 3 (25.00%) VBScript
4 2 (16.67%) VB
5 1 (8.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (50.00%) MCSE
2 6 (50.00%) MCDBA
3 5 (41.67%) MCTS
3 5 (41.67%) Security Cleared
4 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (8.33%) XenDesktop
3 1 (8.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (41.67%) McAfee ePO
1 5 (41.67%) Windows Intune
1 5 (41.67%) SCDPM
2 2 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (50.00%) Red Gate
3 5 (41.67%) Oracle
3 5 (41.67%) McAfee
4 3 (25.00%) VMware
5 1 (8.33%) Mitel
5 1 (8.33%) ProCurve
5 1 (8.33%) HP
5 1 (8.33%) Dell
5 1 (8.33%) Citrix
5 1 (8.33%) Cisco