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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP)
Rank 545 506 409
Rank change year-on-year
-39 -97
Contract jobs citing MCITP 94 151 243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.26% 0.43%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.86% 1.34% 2.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 75 155
Median daily rate £335 £338 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.74% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £120 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £375 £335
% change year-on-year
-12.00% +11.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 18 15
Median hourly rate £15.00 £15.77 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.88% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £14.40 £13.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.30 £28.80 £21.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.77 £15.14
% change year-on-year
-4.88% +4.19%

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
10906 11233 10769
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.46% 19.26% 19.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 6800 6746 6141
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £378 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.66% +7.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 394 536 457
Median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.44% +16.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.06 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +15.38%

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 28 August 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
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 28 August 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 -57 82 £353 +0.71% 43
London -3 30 £400 +19.40% 11
East of England +24 23 £410 +23.77% 1
South East -11 14 £350 +0.71% 15
Scotland +16 12 £255 -5.55%
City of London +39 11 £425 +13.33% 3
Hertfordshire +14 10 £253 -22.30%
Suffolk +5 7 £420 +5.52%
Hampshire +11 6 £353 -6.00% 5
North East - 6 £330 -
Hook +4 5 £355 +36.53%
Bedfordshire +4 4 - -
Bellshill - 4 £160 -
Renfrewshire - 4 £283 -
North Lanarkshire - 4 £160 -
St Albans - 4 - -
Watford - 4 £230 -
Luton - 4 - -
Erskine - 4 £283 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 4 £330 -
Tyne and Wear - 4 £330 -
Yorkshire -17 3 £78 -80.62% 4
Bury St Edmunds - 3 £410 -
Cambridgeshire +21 2 £425 +30.76% 1
Reading +14 2 - - 4
Glasgow +12 2 £290 +7.40%
South West +8 2 - - 1
Berkshire +5 2 - - 6
Surrey +4 2 £413 +3.38% 4
West Sussex -3 2 £365 -

MCITP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 220 (99.55%) Microsoft Certification
2 177 (80.09%) Microsoft
3 150 (67.87%) Windows
4 128 (57.92%) Active Directory
5 99 (44.80%) MCTS
6 93 (42.08%) MCSE
7 86 (38.91%) PowerShell
8 83 (37.56%) Windows Server
9 81 (36.65%) SQL
10 70 (31.67%) VMware
11 67 (30.32%) ITIL
12 60 (27.15%) MCSA
13 59 (26.70%) Windows Server 2008
14 58 (26.24%) Security Cleared
14 58 (26.24%) DNS
15 56 (25.34%) SQL Server
15 56 (25.34%) Windows Server 2012
16 53 (23.98%) Citrix
17 51 (23.08%) Office 365
18 48 (21.72%) Windows 7
19 45 (20.36%) MS Excel
19 45 (20.36%) MS Exchange
19 45 (20.36%) Migration
20 44 (19.91%) SharePoint
21 38 (17.19%) HP
22 37 (16.74%) MS Office
22 37 (16.74%) VMware Infrastructure
23 36 (16.29%) SC Cleared
23 36 (16.29%) .NET
23 36 (16.29%) Cisco

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 45 (20.36%) MS Exchange
2 44 (19.91%) SharePoint
3 30 (13.57%) Exchange Server 2010
4 25 (11.31%) Exchange Server 2013
5 17 (7.69%) IIS
6 10 (4.52%) SharePoint 2013
6 10 (4.52%) Skype for Business
7 8 (3.62%) SharePoint 2010
8 7 (3.17%) Apache
8 7 (3.17%) JBoss
8 7 (3.17%) Tomcat
9 5 (2.26%) Exchange Server 2003
9 5 (2.26%) Exchange Server 2007
9 5 (2.26%) MS Project Server
10 4 (1.81%) BizTalk Server
11 3 (1.36%) SharePoint Server
12 1 (0.45%) CMS
12 1 (0.45%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 45 (20.36%) MS Excel
2 37 (16.74%) MS Office
3 8 (3.62%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.45%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (4.98%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.45%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 51 (23.08%) Office 365
2 20 (9.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (2.26%) OneDrive
4 3 (1.36%) Yammer
5 2 (0.90%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.90%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.45%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.45%) IaaS
6 1 (0.45%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 58 (26.24%) DNS
2 35 (15.84%) Firewall
3 30 (13.57%) DHCP
4 20 (9.05%) Internet
5 19 (8.60%) SAN
6 17 (7.69%) TCP/IP
7 16 (7.24%) WAN
8 12 (5.43%) LAN
8 12 (5.43%) Skype
9 10 (4.52%) VPN
10 9 (4.07%) SSL
11 7 (3.17%) Kerberos
11 7 (3.17%) NetScaler
12 5 (2.26%) MPLS
12 5 (2.26%) Wireless
13 2 (0.90%) Cisco ISE
13 2 (0.90%) Cisco Nexus
13 2 (0.90%) Remote Desktop
13 2 (0.90%) VLAN
13 2 (0.90%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (25.34%) SQL Server
2 25 (11.31%) SQL Server 2008
3 23 (10.41%) SQL Server 2012
4 19 (8.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 13 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 11 (4.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 9 (4.07%) SQL Server 2005
8 8 (3.62%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (3.17%) MySQL
9 7 (3.17%) Oracle Database
10 6 (2.71%) Oracle Database 10g
10 6 (2.71%) Oracle Database 12c
11 5 (2.26%) SQL Server 2014
12 4 (1.81%) SQL Server 2000
13 3 (1.36%) Data Mining
13 3 (1.36%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 2 (0.90%) DTS
14 2 (0.90%) GIS
14 2 (0.90%) NoSQL
14 2 (0.90%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 18 (8.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (5.88%) HP UFT
2 13 (5.88%) TestDirector
2 13 (5.88%) WinRunner
3 7 (3.17%) StarTeam
4 6 (2.71%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.45%) Fiddler
5 1 (0.45%) WiX
General
1 19 (8.60%) Finance
2 8 (3.62%) Banking
3 7 (3.17%) German Language
4 5 (2.26%) Local Government
5 2 (0.90%) Advertising
5 2 (0.90%) Back Office
5 2 (0.90%) French Language
5 2 (0.90%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (0.90%) Publishing
5 2 (0.90%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.45%) Electronics
6 1 (0.45%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.45%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 32 (14.48%) Analyst
2 19 (8.60%) Test Analyst
3 18 (8.14%) Developer
4 14 (6.33%) DBA
4 14 (6.33%) Support Engineer
5 13 (5.88%) Administrator
6 12 (5.43%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 12 (5.43%) Architect
6 12 (5.43%) Consultant
7 11 (4.98%) SQL DBA
7 11 (4.98%) Wintel Engineer
8 10 (4.52%) Office 365 Engineer
9 9 (4.07%) CRM Developer
9 9 (4.07%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 9 (4.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 9 (4.07%) Server Engineer
10 8 (3.62%) Field Engineer
10 8 (3.62%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
10 8 (3.62%) Test Specialist
11 7 (3.17%) Active Directory Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (16.29%) .NET
2 27 (12.22%) HTML
3 22 (9.95%) ASP.NET
4 15 (6.79%) XML
5 7 (3.17%) LAMP
5 7 (3.17%) WCF
6 6 (2.71%) .NET Framework
6 6 (2.71%) JSP
7 4 (1.81%) CSS
7 4 (1.81%) jQuery
7 4 (1.81%) Managed Extensibility Framework
7 4 (1.81%) Reactive Extensions
7 4 (1.81%) SOAP
7 4 (1.81%) WAMP
7 4 (1.81%) Web Services
8 2 (0.90%) DCOM
9 1 (0.45%) Ajax
9 1 (0.45%) JSON
9 1 (0.45%) Razor View Engine
9 1 (0.45%) Windows Identity Foundation
Miscellaneous
1 33 (14.93%) Clustering
2 15 (6.79%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (6.79%) Data Centre
3 12 (5.43%) PDA
4 11 (4.98%) Computer Science
5 7 (3.17%) Replication
5 7 (3.17%) Wiki
6 6 (2.71%) PMI
7 5 (2.26%) PKI
8 4 (1.81%) FlexPod
8 4 (1.81%) Mathematics
9 3 (1.36%) Client/Server
9 3 (1.36%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.90%) BYOD
10 2 (0.90%) EMC VNXe
10 2 (0.90%) Statistics
10 2 (0.90%) Virtual Team
11 1 (0.45%) Hybrid Cloud
11 1 (0.45%) Private Cloud
11 1 (0.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 150 (67.87%) Windows
2 83 (37.56%) Windows Server
3 59 (26.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 56 (25.34%) Windows Server 2012
5 48 (21.72%) Windows 7
6 35 (15.84%) Windows Server 2003
7 30 (13.57%) Linux
8 28 (12.67%) Windows XP
9 20 (9.05%) AIX
10 15 (6.79%) Unix
10 15 (6.79%) Windows 10
11 13 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 8 (3.62%) Solaris
13 7 (3.17%) Windows 8
14 3 (1.36%) Android
14 3 (1.36%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.45%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (30.32%) ITIL
2 45 (20.36%) Migration
3 31 (14.03%) Test Scripting
4 26 (11.76%) Change Management
5 20 (9.05%) Load Balancing
5 20 (9.05%) Software Testing
6 19 (8.60%) Smoke Testing
7 17 (7.69%) High Availability
7 17 (7.69%) Project Management
8 16 (7.24%) Content Management
9 15 (6.79%) Service Management
10 13 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
10 13 (5.88%) Security Testing
10 13 (5.88%) Test Automation
11 12 (5.43%) Capacity Management
11 12 (5.43%) Workflow
12 11 (4.98%) Agile Software Development
12 11 (4.98%) CRM
12 11 (4.98%) Customer Engagement
12 11 (4.98%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 86 (38.91%) PowerShell
2 81 (36.65%) SQL
3 33 (14.93%) VBScript
4 26 (11.76%) C#
5 16 (7.24%) JavaScript
6 15 (6.79%) Java
6 15 (6.79%) T-SQL
7 8 (3.62%) C++
7 8 (3.62%) PHP
8 6 (2.71%) C
9 4 (1.81%) Bash Shell
9 4 (1.81%) VB
10 2 (0.90%) Python
10 2 (0.90%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 220 (99.55%) Microsoft Certification
2 99 (44.80%) MCTS
3 93 (42.08%) MCSE
4 60 (27.15%) MCSA
5 58 (26.24%) Security Cleared
6 36 (16.29%) SC Cleared
7 34 (15.38%) ISTQB
8 32 (14.48%) Degree
9 30 (13.57%) Cisco Certification
10 29 (13.12%) MCP
11 17 (7.69%) CCNA
12 16 (7.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 15 (6.79%) A+ Certification
14 13 (5.88%) DV Cleared
14 13 (5.88%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
15 12 (5.43%) ISEB
15 12 (5.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 12 (5.43%) MCDST
16 8 (3.62%) CCNP
16 8 (3.62%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.26%) PCI DSS
1 5 (2.26%) SLA
2 3 (1.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.90%) QA
System Software
1 128 (57.92%) Active Directory
2 37 (16.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (15.84%) Hyper-V
4 22 (9.95%) VMware ESX
5 14 (6.33%) XenApp
6 8 (3.62%) vSphere
7 7 (3.17%) UAG
8 6 (2.71%) Oracle RAC
8 6 (2.71%) Virtual Servers
9 5 (2.26%) XenDesktop
10 3 (1.36%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (0.90%) BitLocker
11 2 (0.90%) Terminal Server
11 2 (0.90%) Virtual Machines
12 1 (0.45%) Firmware
12 1 (0.45%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 29 (13.12%) SCCM
2 20 (9.05%) McAfee ePO
2 20 (9.05%) Netcool
3 18 (8.14%) SCOM
4 15 (6.79%) HP Quality Center
5 13 (5.88%) Backup Exec
6 8 (3.62%) Puppet
7 7 (3.17%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 7 (3.17%) Red Hat Satellite
8 6 (2.71%) WSUS
9 5 (2.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 5 (2.26%) WMI
10 4 (1.81%) Microsoft Clustering
10 4 (1.81%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 4 (1.81%) SolarWinds Orion
11 3 (1.36%) Failover Clustering
11 3 (1.36%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 3 (1.36%) Norton AntiVirus
12 2 (0.90%) SCDPM
12 2 (0.90%) Simpana
Vendors
1 177 (80.09%) Microsoft
2 70 (31.67%) VMware
3 53 (23.98%) Citrix
4 38 (17.19%) HP
5 36 (16.29%) Cisco
6 28 (12.67%) Intel Security
7 21 (9.50%) Veritas
8 14 (6.33%) Red Hat
9 13 (5.88%) NetApp
10 11 (4.98%) Oracle
11 10 (4.52%) IBM
12 8 (3.62%) Dell
12 8 (3.62%) Symantec
13 7 (3.17%) Apple
13 7 (3.17%) Brocade
14 6 (2.71%) CheckPoint
14 6 (2.71%) SolarWinds
15 5 (2.26%) Veeam
16 4 (1.81%) 3PAR
16 4 (1.81%) Supermicro
Gosport, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
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IT Alliance Group
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