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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP)
Rank 529 441 400
Rank change year-on-year
-88 -41
Contract jobs citing MCITP 127 213 204
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.23% 0.39% 0.39%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.08% 1.98% 1.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 136 107
Median daily rate £365 £325 £371
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.30% -12.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £225 £162
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £463 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £323
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 32
Median hourly rate £35.00 £21.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+62.79% +22.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £13.10 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £54.92 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year
+59.09% +39.68%

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
11782 10739 10430
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.61% 19.45% 19.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 7314 6155 6082
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 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £535 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.20% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 419 547 534
Median hourly rate £32.50 £22.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.44% +18.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.47
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £49.19 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

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 28 May 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 28 May 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 28 May 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 -108 96 £375 +16.27% 51
South East -38 37 £375 +10.60% 12
Scotland +7 27 £295 -16.90% 2
London -49 22 £375 +25.00% 13
Renfrewshire -23 19 £275 -22.53%
Erskine -23 19 £275 -22.53%
Berkshire -11 16 £375 -5.66% 5
Reading +8 13 £375 +15.38% 3
Hampshire -30 12 £405 +15.87% 1
North West -14 11 £305 +35.55% 5
City of London +40 9 £425 +3.03% 4
West Midlands -8 8 £425 +88.88% 2
Gosport -8 7 £405 -
Glasgow +8 6 £405 -
East of England +6 6 £438 +75.00% 5
Cheshire -5 5 £318 +41.11% 2
Tyne and Wear - 5 £330 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 5 £330 -
Oxfordshire - 5 £305 - 2
Oxford - 5 £305 -
North East - 5 £330 - 1
Birmingham +8 4 - -
South West -6 4 £650 +56.62% 6
Merseyside - 4 £260 - 1
Hertfordshire +3 3 £438 +34.61% 1
Warwickshire -4 3 £425 +293.51%
Warwick -5 3 £425 +293.51%
Wirral - 3 £260 -
Wales +5 2 £350 -30.00%
Yorkshire +4 2 £425 +100.00% 3

MCITP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

1 261 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 212 (81.23%) Microsoft
3 180 (68.97%) Windows
4 156 (59.77%) Active Directory
5 127 (48.66%) MCTS
6 111 (42.53%) MCSE
7 89 (34.10%) PowerShell
8 88 (33.72%) ITIL
9 85 (32.57%) SQL
10 83 (31.80%) VMware
11 78 (29.89%) MS Excel
12 77 (29.50%) Security Cleared
13 69 (26.44%) Windows Server
14 68 (26.05%) Citrix
15 65 (24.90%) MCSA
16 60 (22.99%) DNS
17 58 (22.22%) MS Exchange
18 56 (21.46%) Hyper-V
19 55 (21.07%) Windows 7
19 55 (21.07%) Windows Server 2008
20 54 (20.69%) Office 365
21 51 (19.54%) .NET
22 49 (18.77%) SQL Server
22 49 (18.77%) Degree
23 48 (18.39%) ISTQB
23 48 (18.39%) Cisco Certification
24 47 (18.01%) Cisco
24 47 (18.01%) SC Cleared
25 44 (16.86%) Clustering
25 44 (16.86%) MS Office

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 58 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 43 (16.48%) SharePoint
3 33 (12.64%) IIS
4 28 (10.73%) Exchange Server 2013
5 26 (9.96%) Exchange Server 2010
6 8 (3.07%) Exchange Server 2007
7 7 (2.68%) Apache
7 7 (2.68%) JBoss
7 7 (2.68%) Skype for Business
7 7 (2.68%) Tomcat
8 6 (2.30%) SharePoint 2010
9 5 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2003
9 5 (1.92%) SharePoint Server
10 4 (1.53%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (0.77%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 78 (29.89%) MS Excel
2 44 (16.86%) MS Office
3 14 (5.36%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.38%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (4.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.38%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 54 (20.69%) Office 365
2 37 (14.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (3.07%) OneDrive
4 6 (2.30%) Yammer
5 4 (1.53%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.38%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.38%) IaaS
6 1 (0.38%) PaaS
6 1 (0.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 60 (22.99%) DNS
2 30 (11.49%) DHCP
3 27 (10.34%) Firewall
4 25 (9.58%) Skype
5 16 (6.13%) VPN
6 14 (5.36%) Internet
7 11 (4.21%) TCP/IP
8 10 (3.83%) LAN
8 10 (3.83%) SAN
8 10 (3.83%) SSL
8 10 (3.83%) WAN
9 9 (3.45%) Cisco Nexus
10 6 (2.30%) Remote Desktop
10 6 (2.30%) Wireless
11 4 (1.53%) Broadband
11 4 (1.53%) Kerberos
11 4 (1.53%) Wi-Fi
12 3 (1.15%) Bluetooth
12 3 (1.15%) HTTP
12 3 (1.15%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (18.77%) SQL Server
2 16 (6.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (5.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 13 (4.98%) SQL Server 2012
5 9 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (2.68%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (2.68%) MySQL
6 7 (2.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (1.92%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (1.53%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 4 (1.53%) Oracle Database
9 3 (1.15%) Azure SQL Database
9 3 (1.15%) NoSQL
9 3 (1.15%) Oracle Database 10g
9 3 (1.15%) Oracle Database 12c
9 3 (1.15%) Power BI
10 2 (0.77%) Data Mining
10 2 (0.77%) GIS
10 2 (0.77%) SQL Server 2000
10 2 (0.77%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 31 (11.88%) HP UFT
1 31 (11.88%) TestDirector
1 31 (11.88%) WinRunner
2 17 (6.51%) Visual Studio
3 11 (4.21%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (1.15%) Fiddler
5 1 (0.38%) CruiseControl
5 1 (0.38%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.38%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 21 (8.05%) Finance
2 13 (4.98%) German Language
3 8 (3.07%) Local Government
4 7 (2.68%) French Language
5 6 (2.30%) Banking
6 5 (1.92%) Military
7 2 (0.77%) Advertising
7 2 (0.77%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.77%) Publishing
8 1 (0.38%) Back Office
8 1 (0.38%) Electronics
8 1 (0.38%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.38%) Marketing
8 1 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 46 (17.62%) Analyst
2 30 (11.49%) Support Engineer
3 29 (11.11%) Test Analyst
4 22 (8.43%) Consultant
4 22 (8.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 19 (7.28%) Developer
6 18 (6.90%) Field Engineer
7 17 (6.51%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 17 (6.51%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
8 15 (5.75%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 13 (4.98%) Administrator
10 12 (4.60%) Office 365 Engineer
10 12 (4.60%) Technical Support
10 12 (4.60%) Test Specialist
11 11 (4.21%) 3rd Line Support
11 11 (4.21%) Support Analyst
12 10 (3.83%) Architect
12 10 (3.83%) SharePoint Administrator
12 10 (3.83%) Technical Engineer
12 10 (3.83%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (19.54%) .NET
2 39 (14.94%) HTML
3 27 (10.34%) ASP.NET
4 22 (8.43%) XML
5 14 (5.36%) CSS
5 14 (5.36%) jQuery
6 7 (2.68%) LAMP
7 6 (2.30%) .NET Framework
7 6 (2.30%) JSP
7 6 (2.30%) WCF
8 4 (1.53%) WAMP
9 3 (1.15%) 802.1X
9 3 (1.15%) ADO.NET
9 3 (1.15%) Ajax
9 3 (1.15%) FastCGI
9 3 (1.15%) LINQ
9 3 (1.15%) REST
9 3 (1.15%) RSS
9 3 (1.15%) Windows Identity Foundation
9 3 (1.15%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 44 (16.86%) Clustering
2 27 (10.34%) PDA
3 20 (7.66%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (4.98%) Data Centre
5 12 (4.60%) Computer Science
5 12 (4.60%) Replication
6 8 (3.07%) EMC VNX
7 6 (2.30%) PMI
8 5 (1.92%) Blackberry
8 5 (1.92%) Client/Server
8 5 (1.92%) Fat Client
8 5 (1.92%) Thin Client
9 4 (1.53%) Management Information System
9 4 (1.53%) PKI
10 3 (1.15%) Wiki
11 2 (0.77%) Mathematics
11 2 (0.77%) Statistics
12 1 (0.38%) CLARiiON
12 1 (0.38%) iPad
12 1 (0.38%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 180 (68.97%) Windows
2 69 (26.44%) Windows Server
3 55 (21.07%) Windows 7
3 55 (21.07%) Windows Server 2008
4 42 (16.09%) Windows Server 2003
4 42 (16.09%) Windows Server 2012
5 40 (15.33%) Windows XP
6 38 (14.56%) Linux
7 31 (11.88%) AIX
8 24 (9.20%) Unix
9 19 (7.28%) Windows 8
10 12 (4.60%) Windows 10
11 10 (3.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 9 (3.45%) Android
13 7 (2.68%) Mac OS X
14 5 (1.92%) Apple iOS
15 1 (0.38%) VMS
15 1 (0.38%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (33.72%) ITIL
2 42 (16.09%) Test Scripting
3 41 (15.71%) Migration
4 34 (13.03%) Change Management
5 31 (11.88%) Software Testing
5 31 (11.88%) Test Automation
6 30 (11.49%) Service Management
7 28 (10.73%) Customer Engagement
8 19 (7.28%) Project Management
8 19 (7.28%) Security Testing
9 17 (6.51%) Workflow
10 16 (6.13%) High Availability
10 16 (6.13%) Load Balancing
11 14 (5.36%) Business Intelligence
11 14 (5.36%) Security Auditing
12 13 (4.98%) Service Delivery
13 12 (4.60%) Agile Software Development
13 12 (4.60%) Content Management
13 12 (4.60%) CRM
13 12 (4.60%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 89 (34.10%) PowerShell
2 85 (32.57%) SQL
3 38 (14.56%) VBScript
4 34 (13.03%) JavaScript
5 32 (12.26%) C#
6 16 (6.13%) Java
7 13 (4.98%) T-SQL
8 10 (3.83%) PHP
9 6 (2.30%) C
10 5 (1.92%) C++
11 4 (1.53%) Bash Shell
11 4 (1.53%) Python
11 4 (1.53%) Ruby
12 3 (1.15%) VB
Qualifications
1 261 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 127 (48.66%) MCTS
3 111 (42.53%) MCSE
4 77 (29.50%) Security Cleared
5 65 (24.90%) MCSA
6 49 (18.77%) Degree
7 48 (18.39%) Cisco Certification
7 48 (18.39%) ISTQB
8 47 (18.01%) SC Cleared
9 31 (11.88%) MCP
10 30 (11.49%) CCNA
11 19 (7.28%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 18 (6.90%) ISEB
12 18 (6.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 18 (6.90%) MCDST
13 17 (6.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 16 (6.13%) DV Cleared
15 14 (5.36%) MCAD
15 14 (5.36%) MCSD
16 11 (4.21%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.68%) SLA
2 3 (1.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.15%) QA
3 1 (0.38%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 156 (59.77%) Active Directory
2 56 (21.46%) Hyper-V
3 37 (14.18%) VMware ESX
4 34 (13.03%) VMware Infrastructure
5 16 (6.13%) vSphere
6 9 (3.45%) UAG
7 7 (2.68%) BitLocker
7 7 (2.68%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 7 (2.68%) Terminal Server
7 7 (2.68%) XenApp
8 3 (1.15%) Oracle RAC
8 3 (1.15%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.38%) Firmware
9 1 (0.38%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 33 (12.64%) HP Quality Center
2 31 (11.88%) McAfee ePO
2 31 (11.88%) Netcool
3 24 (9.20%) SCCM
4 23 (8.81%) SCOM
5 11 (4.21%) WSUS
6 9 (3.45%) NetBackup
7 8 (3.07%) Puppet
8 7 (2.68%) Red Hat Satellite
9 6 (2.30%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 5 (1.92%) Backup Exec
10 5 (1.92%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 5 (1.92%) WMI
11 3 (1.15%) DameWare
11 3 (1.15%) SCDPM
11 3 (1.15%) SCVMM
12 2 (0.77%) Norton AntiVirus
12 2 (0.77%) Windows Intune
13 1 (0.38%) Tivoli
13 1 (0.38%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 212 (81.23%) Microsoft
2 83 (31.80%) VMware
3 68 (26.05%) Citrix
4 47 (18.01%) Cisco
5 35 (13.41%) Intel Security
6 31 (11.88%) Veritas
7 29 (11.11%) HP
8 13 (4.98%) EMC
9 11 (4.21%) Red Hat
10 9 (3.45%) NetApp
11 8 (3.07%) CommVault
11 8 (3.07%) SolarWinds
12 7 (2.68%) Apple
12 7 (2.68%) Brocade
13 6 (2.30%) IBM
14 5 (1.92%) Dell
15 4 (1.53%) Oracle
15 4 (1.53%) Symantec
16 3 (1.15%) Remedy
16 3 (1.15%) ServiceNow
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