The table below looks at the statistics for MCITP in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCITP over the 3 months to 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP)
Rank 522 440 399
Rank change year-on-year
-82 -41
Contract jobs citing MCITP 120 196 237
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.23% 0.35% 0.44%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.03% 1.84% 2.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 117 129
Median daily rate £335 £323 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.87% -0.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £150 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 24
Median hourly rate £36.00 £16.64 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+116.41% +0.81%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £16.64 £15.75
% change year-on-year
+116.41% +5.61%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Qualifications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
11609 10630 10582
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.88% 18.97% 19.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 7262 6198 6147
Median daily rate £400 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £241 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £538 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 440 554 499
Median hourly rate £28.50 £24.12 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.15% +34.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.19 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £24.12 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+24.37% +34.00%

MCITP
Jobs Demand Trend

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

MCITP Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

MCITP
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MCITP within the UK.

MCITP Daily Rate Trend in the UK

MCITP
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MCITP within the UK over the 3 months to 25 June 2016.

MCITP Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

MCITP
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MCITP within the UK.

MCITP Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

MCITP
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MCITP within the UK over the 3 months to 25 June 2016.

MCITP Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

MCITP
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MCITP within the UK over the 3 months to 25 June 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
England -96 88 £365 +13.17% 40
South East -16 31 £375 -4.45% 7
Scotland +12 28 £303 -14.78%
London -19 23 £425 +41.66% 12
Renfrewshire -21 18 £295 -16.90%
Erskine -23 18 £295 -16.90%
City of London +37 11 £425 +31.78% 5
North West -33 11 £283 +25.55% 3
Hampshire -9 10 £405 +1.25% 1
North East - 9 £330 -
Glasgow +9 8 £388 -
Berkshire -12 8 £388 -2.51% 4
Newcastle upon Tyne - 8 £330 -
Tyne and Wear - 8 £330 -
East of England +11 6 £383 +17.69% 2
Reading +3 6 £388 +236.95%
Gosport -10 6 £405 -
West Midlands -20 6 £425 +88.88% 3
Oxfordshire +12 5 £305 +205.00%
Oxford +5 5 £305 +205.00%
Cheshire -3 5 £318 +41.11% 3
Hertfordshire +15 4 £365 +12.30% 1
Merseyside - 4 £260 -
Birmingham -6 3 - - 2
West Sussex -18 3 £365 +21.66%
Warwickshire - 3 £425 -
St Albans - 3 - -
Warwick - 3 £425 -
Wirral - 3 £260 -
Wales +18 2 £350 -31.20%

MCITP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 with a requirement for MCITP.

1 246 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 195 (79.27%) Microsoft
3 177 (71.95%) Windows
4 147 (59.76%) Active Directory
5 132 (53.66%) MCTS
6 104 (42.28%) MCSE
7 90 (36.59%) SQL
8 88 (35.77%) PowerShell
9 81 (32.93%) ITIL
10 77 (31.30%) Windows Server
11 72 (29.27%) VMware
12 71 (28.86%) Security Cleared
13 70 (28.46%) MCSA
14 68 (27.64%) Citrix
15 64 (26.02%) DNS
16 63 (25.61%) MS Excel
16 63 (25.61%) Windows Server 2008
17 61 (24.80%) Office 365
18 60 (24.39%) Hyper-V
19 54 (21.95%) Windows 7
20 53 (21.54%) SQL Server
21 50 (20.33%) MS Office
22 49 (19.92%) Clustering
23 48 (19.51%) MS Exchange
24 47 (19.11%) Windows Server 2003
25 45 (18.29%) SharePoint
25 45 (18.29%) .NET
25 45 (18.29%) ISTQB
26 44 (17.89%) Windows Server 2012
27 42 (17.07%) SC Cleared

MCITP
Top Related IT Skills 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 48 (19.51%) MS Exchange
2 45 (18.29%) SharePoint
3 30 (12.20%) IIS
4 28 (11.38%) Exchange Server 2010
5 24 (9.76%) Exchange Server 2013
6 7 (2.85%) Apache
6 7 (2.85%) JBoss
6 7 (2.85%) Skype for Business
6 7 (2.85%) Tomcat
7 6 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2003
8 5 (2.03%) Exchange Server 2007
8 5 (2.03%) SharePoint 2010
8 5 (2.03%) SharePoint Server
9 4 (1.63%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.81%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 63 (25.61%) MS Excel
2 50 (20.33%) MS Office
3 11 (4.47%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.41%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.41%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (4.07%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.41%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 61 (24.80%) Office 365
2 38 (15.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (3.25%) OneDrive
4 6 (2.44%) Yammer
5 2 (0.81%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.81%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.41%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.41%) IaaS
6 1 (0.41%) PaaS
6 1 (0.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 64 (26.02%) DNS
2 32 (13.01%) Firewall
3 31 (12.60%) DHCP
4 25 (10.16%) Skype
5 16 (6.50%) Internet
6 15 (6.10%) VPN
7 12 (4.88%) SAN
8 11 (4.47%) LAN
8 11 (4.47%) TCP/IP
8 11 (4.47%) WAN
9 10 (4.07%) SSL
10 7 (2.85%) Wireless
11 6 (2.44%) Kerberos
12 5 (2.03%) Remote Desktop
13 4 (1.63%) Broadband
13 4 (1.63%) Wi-Fi
14 3 (1.22%) Bluetooth
14 3 (1.22%) HTTP
14 3 (1.22%) IPsec
14 3 (1.22%) WiMAX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (21.54%) SQL Server
2 23 (9.35%) SQL Server 2008
3 19 (7.72%) SQL Server 2012
4 17 (6.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 13 (5.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 11 (4.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 9 (3.66%) Data Warehouse
7 9 (3.66%) SQL Server 2005
8 7 (2.85%) MySQL
9 5 (2.03%) SQL Server 2014
10 4 (1.63%) Data Mining
10 4 (1.63%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 4 (1.63%) Oracle Database
10 4 (1.63%) SQL Server 2000
11 3 (1.22%) Azure SQL Database
11 3 (1.22%) NoSQL
11 3 (1.22%) Oracle Database 10g
11 3 (1.22%) Oracle Database 12c
11 3 (1.22%) Power BI
12 2 (0.81%) GIS
Development Applications
1 28 (11.38%) HP UFT
1 28 (11.38%) TestDirector
1 28 (11.38%) WinRunner
2 14 (5.69%) Visual Studio
3 13 (5.28%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (2.03%) StarTeam
5 3 (1.22%) Fiddler
6 1 (0.41%) CruiseControl
6 1 (0.41%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.41%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 15 (6.10%) Finance
2 13 (5.28%) German Language
3 7 (2.85%) French Language
3 7 (2.85%) Local Government
4 5 (2.03%) Banking
5 2 (0.81%) Advertising
5 2 (0.81%) Military
5 2 (0.81%) Publishing
6 1 (0.41%) Back Office
6 1 (0.41%) Electronics
6 1 (0.41%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.41%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.41%) Marketing
6 1 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.41%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 41 (16.67%) Analyst
2 29 (11.79%) Test Analyst
3 25 (10.16%) Support Engineer
4 22 (8.94%) Consultant
5 21 (8.54%) Developer
6 17 (6.91%) Field Engineer
6 17 (6.91%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 17 (6.91%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
7 13 (5.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 13 (5.28%) Office 365 Engineer
8 12 (4.88%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 12 (4.88%) Administrator
8 12 (4.88%) Technical Support
9 11 (4.47%) Wintel Engineer
10 10 (4.07%) Technical Engineer
10 10 (4.07%) Technical Support Engineer
11 9 (3.66%) 3rd Line Support
11 9 (3.66%) Architect
11 9 (3.66%) DBA
11 9 (3.66%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (18.29%) .NET
2 32 (13.01%) HTML
3 24 (9.76%) ASP.NET
4 20 (8.13%) XML
5 11 (4.47%) CSS
5 11 (4.47%) jQuery
6 7 (2.85%) LAMP
6 7 (2.85%) WCF
7 6 (2.44%) .NET Framework
7 6 (2.44%) JSP
8 4 (1.63%) WAMP
9 3 (1.22%) 802.1X
9 3 (1.22%) Ajax
9 3 (1.22%) FastCGI
9 3 (1.22%) LINQ
9 3 (1.22%) Managed Extensibility Framework
9 3 (1.22%) Reactive Extensions
9 3 (1.22%) REST
9 3 (1.22%) Windows Identity Foundation
9 3 (1.22%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 49 (19.92%) Clustering
2 26 (10.57%) PDA
3 21 (8.54%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (2.85%) Data Centre
5 6 (2.44%) Computer Science
5 6 (2.44%) PMI
6 5 (2.03%) Client/Server
7 4 (1.63%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.63%) Mathematics
7 4 (1.63%) PKI
7 4 (1.63%) Replication
7 4 (1.63%) Virtual Team
7 4 (1.63%) Wiki
8 2 (0.81%) Blackberry
8 2 (0.81%) EMC VNXe
8 2 (0.81%) Fat Client
8 2 (0.81%) Statistics
8 2 (0.81%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.41%) BYOD
9 1 (0.41%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 177 (71.95%) Windows
2 77 (31.30%) Windows Server
3 63 (25.61%) Windows Server 2008
4 54 (21.95%) Windows 7
5 47 (19.11%) Windows Server 2003
6 44 (17.89%) Windows Server 2012
7 41 (16.67%) Windows XP
8 33 (13.41%) AIX
9 30 (12.20%) Linux
10 17 (6.91%) Unix
11 14 (5.69%) Windows 10
11 14 (5.69%) Windows 8
12 10 (4.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 6 (2.44%) Android
14 5 (2.03%) Mac OS X
15 2 (0.81%) Apple iOS
16 1 (0.41%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (32.93%) ITIL
2 42 (17.07%) Migration
2 42 (17.07%) Test Scripting
3 39 (15.85%) Change Management
4 33 (13.41%) Software Testing
5 30 (12.20%) Service Management
6 28 (11.38%) Test Automation
7 26 (10.57%) Customer Engagement
8 19 (7.72%) High Availability
8 19 (7.72%) Load Balancing
9 18 (7.32%) Project Management
10 15 (6.10%) Business Intelligence
10 15 (6.10%) Content Management
10 15 (6.10%) Workflow
11 13 (5.28%) Security Testing
12 12 (4.88%) Agile Software Development
12 12 (4.88%) Stakeholder Management
13 11 (4.47%) CRM
13 11 (4.47%) Security Auditing
14 9 (3.66%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 90 (36.59%) SQL
2 88 (35.77%) PowerShell
3 36 (14.63%) VBScript
4 32 (13.01%) C#
5 25 (10.16%) JavaScript
6 17 (6.91%) T-SQL
7 16 (6.50%) Java
8 10 (4.07%) PHP
9 7 (2.85%) C++
10 6 (2.44%) C
11 4 (1.63%) Bash Shell
11 4 (1.63%) Python
11 4 (1.63%) Ruby
12 3 (1.22%) VB
Qualifications
1 246 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 132 (53.66%) MCTS
3 104 (42.28%) MCSE
4 71 (28.86%) Security Cleared
5 70 (28.46%) MCSA
6 45 (18.29%) ISTQB
7 42 (17.07%) SC Cleared
8 40 (16.26%) Degree
9 32 (13.01%) MCP
10 30 (12.20%) Cisco Certification
11 19 (7.72%) MCDST
12 17 (6.91%) CCNA
13 13 (5.28%) DV Cleared
13 13 (5.28%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
14 12 (4.88%) ISEB
14 12 (4.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 11 (4.47%) MCAD
15 11 (4.47%) MCSD
16 9 (3.66%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 8 (3.25%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.44%) SLA
2 3 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.22%) QA
System Software
1 147 (59.76%) Active Directory
2 60 (24.39%) Hyper-V
3 36 (14.63%) VMware ESX
4 35 (14.23%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (3.66%) UAG
6 7 (2.85%) BitLocker
6 7 (2.85%) Terminal Server
6 7 (2.85%) XenApp
7 6 (2.44%) vSphere
8 5 (2.03%) Virtual Machines
9 4 (1.63%) XenDesktop
10 3 (1.22%) Oracle RAC
11 2 (0.81%) Firmware
11 2 (0.81%) Virtual Servers
12 1 (0.41%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 33 (13.41%) McAfee ePO
1 33 (13.41%) Netcool
2 30 (12.20%) HP Quality Center
3 27 (10.98%) SCCM
4 19 (7.72%) SCOM
5 12 (4.88%) WSUS
6 8 (3.25%) Puppet
7 7 (2.85%) Microsoft Clustering
7 7 (2.85%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 7 (2.85%) Red Hat Satellite
8 6 (2.44%) Backup Exec
9 5 (2.03%) SCVMM
9 5 (2.03%) WMI
10 4 (1.63%) Failover Clustering
10 4 (1.63%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 4 (1.63%) Microsoft Intune
11 3 (1.22%) DameWare
12 2 (0.81%) SCDPM
13 1 (0.41%) Opscode Chef
13 1 (0.41%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 195 (79.27%) Microsoft
2 72 (29.27%) VMware
3 68 (27.64%) Citrix
4 38 (15.45%) Intel Security
5 33 (13.41%) Cisco
5 33 (13.41%) Veritas
6 26 (10.57%) HP
7 11 (4.47%) Red Hat
8 9 (3.66%) NetApp
9 8 (3.25%) Dell
10 7 (2.85%) Brocade
11 5 (2.03%) Apple
11 5 (2.03%) EMC
11 5 (2.03%) IBM
12 4 (1.63%) Oracle
12 4 (1.63%) Symantec
13 3 (1.22%) Palo Alto
13 3 (1.22%) Remedy
13 3 (1.22%) ServiceNow
14 2 (0.81%) Meru Networks
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