The table below looks at the statistics for MCITP in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCITP over the 3 months to 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP)
Rank 134 148 140
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -8
Contract jobs citing MCITP 5 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.18% 0.12% 0.18%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.61% 0.40% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 5
Median daily rate £160 £190 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% -40.62%
UK excluding London median daily rate £290 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-22.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £13.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £15.77 £15.77
% change year-on-year
-3.29% -
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 West region.

Qualifications Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
823 1002 1041
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 29.38% 30.21% 31.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 473 617 691
Median daily rate £375 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £390 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +6.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 67 40
Median hourly rate £40.00 £39.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.91% +12.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £12.50 £13.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £49.19 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £23.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+17.89% +18.75%

MCITP
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing MCITP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

MCITP Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

MCITP
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

MCITP Daily Rate Trend in the South West

MCITP
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MCITP across the South West region.

MCITP Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

MCITP
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 29 September 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
Somerset - 2 - -
Wiltshire +3 1 - -
Bristol -1 1 £160 -9.85%
Devon - 1 - -
MCITP
England

MCITP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 West region with a requirement for MCITP.

1 5 (83.33%) Windows
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 4 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (50.00%) VMware
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (50.00%) MCSE
3 3 (50.00%) DHCP
4 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 2 (33.33%) ITIL
4 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
4 2 (33.33%) LAN
4 2 (33.33%) WAN
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (33.33%) Windows 10
4 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (33.33%) VLAN
4 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (33.33%) SCCM
5 1 (16.67%) NVQ Level 3
5 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
5 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
5 1 (16.67%) SolarWinds
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure

MCITP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) DHCP
2 2 (33.33%) LAN
2 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 2 (33.33%) VLAN
2 2 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (16.67%) DNS
General
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Service Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Service Desk Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Help Desk Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Help Desk Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Help Desk Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Help Desk Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) IT Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) IT Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) IT Support
3 1 (16.67%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Service Desk Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) SharePoint Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (33.33%) Windows 10
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Asset Management
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Server Virtualisation
2 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (50.00%) MCSE
3 1 (16.67%) CCNA
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (16.67%) MCDST
3 1 (16.67%) MCTS
3 1 (16.67%) NVQ Level 3
3 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) Avaya
3 1 (16.67%) SolarWinds