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 28 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP)
Rank 135 - 104
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MCITP 3 0 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.097% - 0.49%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.35% - 1.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£415 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £226
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +41.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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 West region.

Qualifications Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
851 964 614
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 27.54% 31.87% 30.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 494 618 354
Average daily rate £400 £338 £387
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% -12.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £250 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £547 £478 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 56 34
Average hourly rate £38.13 £35.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.92% +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.55 £13.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £45.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £22.13
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -18.64%

MCITP
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MCITP across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MCITP within the South West region over the 3 months to 28 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
Gloucestershire - 3 £415 - 2
MCITP
England

MCITP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 10 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (90.00%) Windows
2 9 (90.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (80.00%) SQL Server
4 7 (70.00%) SQL
5 5 (50.00%) Cisco
6 4 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (40.00%) MCDBA
6 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
6 4 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (40.00%) ETL
6 4 (40.00%) MySQL
6 4 (40.00%) Oracle
6 4 (40.00%) OLAP
6 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
6 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (40.00%) Management Information System
6 4 (40.00%) VMware
6 4 (40.00%) Clustering
6 4 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (40.00%) Oracle OLAP
6 4 (40.00%) DV Cleared
6 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
6 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (40.00%) Hyper-V
6 4 (40.00%) Red Gate
6 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012

MCITP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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.

Applications
1 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) DHCP
1 3 (30.00%) DNS
2 2 (20.00%) SAN
3 1 (10.00%) NAS
3 1 (10.00%) Network Security
3 1 (10.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (40.00%) MySQL
2 4 (40.00%) OLAP
2 4 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (40.00%) Oracle OLAP
2 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (40.00%) OLAP Cube
General
1 1 (10.00%) Banking
1 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) DBA
1 4 (40.00%) SQL DBA
2 2 (20.00%) Administrator
2 2 (20.00%) Wintel Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Server Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Server Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Applications Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server DBA
3 1 (10.00%) Applications Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Management Information System
1 4 (40.00%) Clustering
2 2 (20.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (10.00%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 9 (90.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (30.00%) Linux
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) ETL
2 3 (30.00%) Patch Management
2 3 (30.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Server Building
3 1 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (10.00%) Process Improvement
3 1 (10.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) Network Design
3 1 (10.00%) Information Security
3 1 (10.00%) Migration
3 1 (10.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (10.00%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) SQL
2 3 (30.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (40.00%) MCDBA
2 4 (40.00%) DV Cleared
2 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (30.00%) MCTS
4 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (10.00%) Degree
4 1 (10.00%) CWNA
4 1 (10.00%) SSCP
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (10.00%) CCNA
4 1 (10.00%) MCSE
4 1 (10.00%) MCP
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (40.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (30.00%) vSphere
2 3 (30.00%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (50.00%) Cisco
3 4 (40.00%) Oracle
3 4 (40.00%) VMware
3 4 (40.00%) Red Gate
4 3 (30.00%) HP
4 3 (30.00%) Citrix
5 2 (20.00%) TOWER Software
6 1 (10.00%) Juniper
6 1 (10.00%) Dell