The table below looks at the statistics for MCITP in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCITP over the 3 months to 29 July 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP)
Rank 70 56 51
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -5
Contract jobs citing MCITP 2 14 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.23% 1.78% 0.57%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.72% 5.05% 1.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 10 0
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- £445 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.75% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.77 £14.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+8.75% -27.50%
MCITP
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Qualifications Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
278 277 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 31.74% 35.15% 30.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 172 77
Average daily rate £363 £420 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.69% +24.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £275 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 6 15
Average hourly rate £12.50 £22.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.44% +45.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £14.20 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £36.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.12 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+26.94% -9.52%

MCITP
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MCITP across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

MCITP Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

MCITP
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

MCITP Daily Rate Trend in Wales

MCITP
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

MCITP Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

MCITP
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MCITP within the Wales region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015. 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
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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
Mid Wales - 2 - -
MCITP
UK

MCITP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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 13 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 13 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (92.31%) Oracle
2 12 (92.31%) Windows
3 11 (84.62%) MCDBA
3 11 (84.62%) SQL Server
3 11 (84.62%) Mainframe
4 10 (76.92%) Scrum
4 10 (76.92%) MySQL
4 10 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (61.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (61.54%) SC Cleared
5 8 (61.54%) Security Cleared
5 8 (61.54%) ETL
6 7 (53.85%) SQL
7 6 (46.15%) Management Information System
7 6 (46.15%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (38.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 3 (23.08%) Migration
9 3 (23.08%) .NET
10 2 (15.38%) Linux
10 2 (15.38%) Cisco
10 2 (15.38%) EMC
10 2 (15.38%) OCP
10 2 (15.38%) Oracle Certification
10 2 (15.38%) SAN
10 2 (15.38%) Back Office
10 2 (15.38%) Firewall
10 2 (15.38%) VMware
10 2 (15.38%) Clustering

MCITP
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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.

Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) SAN
1 2 (15.38%) Firewall
1 2 (15.38%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (84.62%) SQL Server
2 10 (76.92%) MySQL
3 8 (61.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (46.15%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (15.38%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 11 (84.62%) Developer
1 11 (84.62%) SQL Developer
2 7 (53.85%) SQL Server Developer
3 6 (46.15%) Senior SQL Developer
3 6 (46.15%) Senior Developer
4 4 (30.77%) Senior SQL Server Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 2 (15.38%) Support Engineer
5 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (15.38%) .NET Developer
6 1 (7.69%) SQL Server DBA
6 1 (7.69%) SQL DBA
6 1 (7.69%) DBA
6 1 (7.69%) Agile .NET Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) .NET
2 2 (15.38%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 11 (84.62%) Mainframe
2 6 (46.15%) Management Information System
3 2 (15.38%) Clustering
3 2 (15.38%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 12 (92.31%) Windows
2 2 (15.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) Scrum
1 10 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (61.54%) ETL
3 3 (23.08%) Migration
4 2 (15.38%) Data Protection
5 1 (7.69%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (84.62%) MCDBA
3 8 (61.54%) Security Cleared
3 8 (61.54%) SC Cleared
4 2 (15.38%) OCP
4 2 (15.38%) Oracle Certification
4 2 (15.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (15.38%) Degree
5 1 (7.69%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (38.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (15.38%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (92.31%) Oracle
3 2 (15.38%) Cisco
3 2 (15.38%) EMC
3 2 (15.38%) VMware