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 30 April 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
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP)
Rank 129 143 150
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +7
Contract jobs citing MCITP 6 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.20% 0.032% 0.062%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.64% 0.12% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 1
Average daily rate £650 £500 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% +53.84%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £316
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +2.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.96 £21.50 £15.75
% change year-on-year
-35.05% +36.50%
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
941 868 1034
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 32.12% 28.05% 32.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 559 501 600
Average daily rate £375 £423 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.24% +20.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £283 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 35 51
Average hourly rate £42.00 £38.25 £34.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.80% +11.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £13.90 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

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 30 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 - 1 - -
MCITP
England

MCITP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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
1 10 (100.00%) PowerShell
2 9 (90.00%) MCTS
2 9 (90.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (90.00%) Active Directory
3 8 (80.00%) SharePoint
3 8 (80.00%) SQL
3 8 (80.00%) SQL Server
3 8 (80.00%) Security Cleared
4 7 (70.00%) InfoPath
4 7 (70.00%) Security Auditing
4 7 (70.00%) jQuery
4 7 (70.00%) Workflow
4 7 (70.00%) Migration
4 7 (70.00%) .NET
4 7 (70.00%) VBScript
4 7 (70.00%) C#
4 7 (70.00%) HTML
4 7 (70.00%) JavaScript
4 7 (70.00%) Visual Studio
4 7 (70.00%) CSS
4 7 (70.00%) XML
4 7 (70.00%) MCAD
4 7 (70.00%) MCSD
5 6 (60.00%) IIS
5 6 (60.00%) DV Cleared
6 3 (30.00%) Service Delivery
6 3 (30.00%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
7 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008

MCITP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 8 (80.00%) SharePoint
2 6 (60.00%) IIS
3 3 (30.00%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (10.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 7 (70.00%) InfoPath
2 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) DHCP
1 1 (10.00%) DNS
1 1 (10.00%) LAN
1 1 (10.00%) SAN
1 1 (10.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (80.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (70.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (10.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Administrator
1 4 (40.00%) Consultant
1 4 (40.00%) SharePoint Administrator
1 4 (40.00%) SharePoint Consultant
2 3 (30.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) SharePoint Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Architect
3 2 (20.00%) SharePoint Architect
4 1 (10.00%) IT Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) IT Security Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Security Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (70.00%) .NET
1 7 (70.00%) CSS
1 7 (70.00%) HTML
1 7 (70.00%) jQuery
1 7 (70.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Clustering
1 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
1 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (10.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Unix
2 1 (10.00%) Windows 2000 Server
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Migration
1 7 (70.00%) Security Auditing
1 7 (70.00%) Workflow
2 3 (30.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (20.00%) Information Management
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL
4 1 (10.00%) Patch Management
4 1 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) PowerShell
2 8 (80.00%) SQL
3 7 (70.00%) C#
3 7 (70.00%) JavaScript
3 7 (70.00%) VBScript
4 1 (10.00%) C
4 1 (10.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (90.00%) MCTS
3 8 (80.00%) Security Cleared
4 7 (70.00%) MCAD
4 7 (70.00%) MCSD
5 6 (60.00%) DV Cleared
6 1 (10.00%) MCSE
6 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (90.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) Firmware
2 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (10.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Nessus
1 1 (10.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) VMware
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco
3 1 (10.00%) Citrix
3 1 (10.00%) HP