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 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP)
UK
Rank 528 521 412
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -109
Contract jobs citing MCITP 67 97 201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.19% 0.40%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.73% 0.92% 1.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 54 102
Median daily rate £340 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £132 £208 £172
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £483
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £375 £367
% change year-on-year
-8.00% +2.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 16 25
Median hourly rate £13.00 £21.50 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.53% +36.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £21.50 £15.89
% change year-on-year
-39.53% +35.34%

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
9129 10493 10262
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.39% 21.03% 20.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 5787 6368 6017
Median daily rate £420 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 466 498 495
Median hourly rate £29.00 £35.00 £18.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% +93.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.07 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £54.05 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £39.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-25.64% +105.26%

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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 2017. 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 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 +9 62 £350 -10.25% 40
South East +18 24 £345 -13.75% 10
London +5 17 £179 -52.40% 12
Hampshire +18 8 £330 -18.86% 1
East of England +12 8 £400 -3.03% 3
Kent - 8 £350 - 1
Hook +17 7 £333 -19.58% 1
Cambridgeshire - 6 £400 - 1
South West +14 5 - -
Erskine +18 4 £273 -11.02%
Renfrewshire +15 4 £273 -11.02%
Scotland +12 4 £273 -14.84%
Cambridge - 4 - -
Croydon - 4 - -
Surrey +17 3 £210 -40.00% 3
Reading +2 3 £388 -8.82%
Berkshire -4 3 £388 -8.82% 1
West Midlands -8 3 £475 +5.55% 2
Bristol - 3 - -
Birmingham - 2 £500 - 1
Luton - 2 - -
Guildford - 2 £210 - 1
West Sussex - 2 - -
Bedfordshire - 2 - -
Manchester +15 1 £165 +10.00% 3
West Yorkshire +14 1 £230 +10.84% 4
Yorkshire +11 1 £230 -21.03% 5
North West +8 1 £165 -22.35% 4
East Midlands +6 1 - - 3
Leeds +2 1 £230 -38.66% 1

MCITP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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.

1 185 (97.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 165 (87.30%) Microsoft
3 136 (71.96%) Windows
4 113 (59.79%) Active Directory
5 100 (52.91%) MCSE
6 75 (39.68%) Windows Server
7 72 (38.10%) Windows Server 2012
8 71 (37.57%) Windows Server 2008
9 64 (33.86%) VMware
10 62 (32.80%) MCSA
11 61 (32.28%) ITIL
12 57 (30.16%) Office 365
13 53 (28.04%) SQL
14 50 (26.46%) MS Excel
14 50 (26.46%) Windows 7
15 47 (24.87%) SQL Server
16 42 (22.22%) MCTS
16 42 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
17 41 (21.69%) Migration
18 40 (21.16%) Windows Server 2003
19 39 (20.63%) SharePoint
20 38 (20.11%) Citrix
21 36 (19.05%) Hyper-V
22 34 (17.99%) Security Cleared
23 33 (17.46%) Cisco
23 33 (17.46%) MS Office
24 32 (16.93%) Clustering
25 31 (16.40%) MS Exchange
26 29 (15.34%) Finance
27 28 (14.81%) PowerShell

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 39 (20.63%) SharePoint
2 31 (16.40%) MS Exchange
3 23 (12.17%) Exchange Server 2010
3 23 (12.17%) Skype for Business
4 14 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (3.70%) SharePoint 2013
6 6 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2007
6 6 (3.17%) IIS
6 6 (3.17%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (2.12%) MS Project Server
8 2 (1.06%) CMS
9 1 (0.53%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.53%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 50 (26.46%) MS Excel
2 33 (17.46%) MS Office
3 1 (0.53%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.53%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (6.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.06%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 57 (30.16%) Office 365
2 24 (12.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (4.76%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (2.12%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (2.12%) Mimecast
4 4 (2.12%) OneDrive
4 4 (2.12%) Yammer
5 3 (1.59%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (1.59%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (1.59%) IaaS
5 3 (1.59%) SaaS
6 1 (0.53%) AWS OpsWorks
Communications & Networking
1 27 (14.29%) Firewall
2 23 (12.17%) DHCP
3 21 (11.11%) SAN
4 20 (10.58%) DNS
4 20 (10.58%) WAN
5 15 (7.94%) Skype
6 13 (6.88%) VoIP
7 10 (5.29%) MPLS
7 10 (5.29%) TCP/IP
7 10 (5.29%) VLAN
8 9 (4.76%) Kerberos
9 8 (4.23%) Internet
9 8 (4.23%) LAN
9 8 (4.23%) VPN
10 7 (3.70%) PBX
10 7 (3.70%) Remote Desktop
11 6 (3.17%) NetScaler
11 6 (3.17%) SSL
12 4 (2.12%) NAS
12 4 (2.12%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (24.87%) SQL Server
2 15 (7.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (6.35%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (5.29%) SQL Server 2014
5 9 (4.76%) SQL Server 2000
6 8 (4.23%) MySQL
6 8 (4.23%) Oracle Database
6 8 (4.23%) SQL Server 2012
6 8 (4.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (3.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (2.12%) Amazon RDS
9 4 (2.12%) Oracle Database 10g
9 4 (2.12%) Oracle Database 12c
10 2 (1.06%) DTS
10 2 (1.06%) OLAP
10 2 (1.06%) OLTP
10 2 (1.06%) Power BI
10 2 (1.06%) RDBMS
10 2 (1.06%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (7.94%) StarTeam
1 15 (7.94%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (1.59%) CruiseControl
2 3 (1.59%) Git (software)
2 3 (1.59%) Jenkins
2 3 (1.59%) TeamCity
2 3 (1.59%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (0.53%) Visual Studio
General
1 29 (15.34%) Finance
2 4 (2.12%) Banking
2 4 (2.12%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (1.59%) Back Office
3 3 (1.59%) German Language
3 3 (1.59%) Retail
4 1 (0.53%) Legal
4 1 (0.53%) Local Government
4 1 (0.53%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.53%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 30 (15.87%) Analyst
2 22 (11.64%) DBA
2 22 (11.64%) SQL DBA
3 17 (8.99%) Architect
4 16 (8.47%) Windows Engineer
5 15 (7.94%) Consultant
5 15 (7.94%) Developer
6 13 (6.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 11 (5.82%) SQL Server DBA
7 11 (5.82%) Support Engineer
7 11 (5.82%) Systems Engineer
7 11 (5.82%) Test Analyst
7 11 (5.82%) Windows Systems Engineer
8 10 (5.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 10 (5.29%) Server Engineer
8 10 (5.29%) Technical Architect
8 10 (5.29%) Wintel Engineer
9 9 (4.76%) Service Analyst
10 8 (4.23%) CRM Developer
10 8 (4.23%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (6.88%) .NET
2 12 (6.35%) XML
3 11 (5.82%) HTML
4 10 (5.29%) ASP.NET
5 7 (3.70%) WCF
6 3 (1.59%) SOAP
6 3 (1.59%) Web Services
6 3 (1.59%) WF
7 1 (0.53%) COM
7 1 (0.53%) Managed Extensibility Framework
7 1 (0.53%) Reactive Extensions
Miscellaneous
1 32 (16.93%) Clustering
2 14 (7.41%) Replication
3 11 (5.82%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (5.29%) Data Centre
5 8 (4.23%) PKI
6 4 (2.12%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.12%) Virtual Team
7 3 (1.59%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.59%) Enterprise Cloud
7 3 (1.59%) Wiki
8 2 (1.06%) Blackberry
8 2 (1.06%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.06%) Fintech
9 1 (0.53%) FlexPod
9 1 (0.53%) Handset
9 1 (0.53%) HP Storage
9 1 (0.53%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.53%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 136 (71.96%) Windows
2 75 (39.68%) Windows Server
3 72 (38.10%) Windows Server 2012
4 71 (37.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 50 (26.46%) Windows 7
6 40 (21.16%) Windows Server 2003
7 23 (12.17%) Windows 10
8 22 (11.64%) Windows XP
9 15 (7.94%) AIX
10 12 (6.35%) Solaris
11 11 (5.82%) Linux
12 8 (4.23%) Unix
13 6 (3.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 6 (3.17%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.53%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (32.28%) ITIL
2 41 (21.69%) Migration
3 19 (10.05%) Change Management
4 16 (8.47%) Disaster Recovery
4 16 (8.47%) High Availability
4 16 (8.47%) Server Virtualisation
5 15 (7.94%) Software Testing
6 14 (7.41%) Test Scripting
7 13 (6.88%) Virtual Environments
8 12 (6.35%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (6.35%) CRM
8 12 (6.35%) Smoke Testing
9 9 (4.76%) Project Management
9 9 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (4.23%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (4.23%) Configuration Management
10 8 (4.23%) Patch Management
10 8 (4.23%) Server Building
11 7 (3.70%) Asset Management
11 7 (3.70%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 53 (28.04%) SQL
2 28 (14.81%) PowerShell
3 18 (9.52%) C#
3 18 (9.52%) VBScript
4 5 (2.65%) C
4 5 (2.65%) C++
4 5 (2.65%) Java
4 5 (2.65%) T-SQL
5 3 (1.59%) Bash Shell
5 3 (1.59%) PL/SQL
5 3 (1.59%) Python
6 2 (1.06%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.06%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 185 (97.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 100 (52.91%) MCSE
3 62 (32.80%) MCSA
4 42 (22.22%) MCTS
5 34 (17.99%) Security Cleared
6 27 (14.29%) MCP
7 24 (12.70%) SC Cleared
8 21 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
9 20 (10.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 19 (10.05%) CCNA
11 17 (8.99%) Degree
11 17 (8.99%) ISTQB
11 17 (8.99%) MCDBA
12 11 (5.82%) CCNP
12 11 (5.82%) MCDST
13 9 (4.76%) A+ Certification
14 7 (3.70%) DV Cleared
15 6 (3.17%) Network+ Certification
16 5 (2.65%) BPSS Clearance
17 4 (2.12%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.76%) PCI DSS
2 7 (3.70%) SLA
3 4 (2.12%) QA
4 1 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.53%) ISO27002
System Software
1 113 (59.79%) Active Directory
2 42 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 36 (19.05%) Hyper-V
4 15 (7.94%) XenApp
5 9 (4.76%) vSphere
6 7 (3.70%) Virtual Servers
7 5 (2.65%) VMware ESX
8 4 (2.12%) Oracle RAC
8 4 (2.12%) Terminal Services
9 3 (1.59%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (1.59%) UAG
9 3 (1.59%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (1.59%) XenDesktop
10 2 (1.06%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 26 (13.76%) SCCM
2 15 (7.94%) McAfee ePO
2 15 (7.94%) Netcool
3 11 (5.82%) Nessus
3 11 (5.82%) SCOM
4 7 (3.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 4 (2.12%) Microsoft Intune
5 4 (2.12%) Nagios
5 4 (2.12%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 3 (1.59%) Backup Exec
6 3 (1.59%) Puppet
6 3 (1.59%) Simpana
6 3 (1.59%) WSUS
7 2 (1.06%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (1.06%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 1 (0.53%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.53%) Failover Clustering
8 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 1 (0.53%) SolarWinds Orion
8 1 (0.53%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 165 (87.30%) Microsoft
2 64 (33.86%) VMware
3 38 (20.11%) Citrix
4 33 (17.46%) Cisco
5 23 (12.17%) HP
6 22 (11.64%) Oracle
7 20 (10.58%) Intel Security
8 17 (8.99%) SolarWinds
9 16 (8.47%) Veritas
10 13 (6.88%) NetApp
11 11 (5.82%) LANDesk
11 11 (5.82%) RedGate
12 8 (4.23%) 3PAR
13 7 (3.70%) IBM
14 6 (3.17%) Red Hat
15 5 (2.65%) CheckPoint
16 4 (2.12%) Altiris
16 4 (2.12%) ServiceNow
16 4 (2.12%) Symantec
16 4 (2.12%) Veeam
Hook, Hampshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £300 - £320 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Derbyshire
Harris Global
Rate: Up to £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £325 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago