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 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP)
Rank 74 55 53
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -2
Contract jobs citing MCITP 4 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.52% 0.35% 0.20%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.62% 1.26% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Average daily rate
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£383 £220 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+73.86% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £275 £325
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £25.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £13.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+19.23% -33.33%
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
247 159 167
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 31.91% 27.65% 32.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 93 70
Average daily rate £350 £330 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £220 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £466
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 11
Average hourly rate £21.91 £16.16 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.58% +11.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £13.93 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.25 £16.25 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -23.40%

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 24 October 2014. 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
South Wales -9 4 £383 +73.86% 1
MCITP
UK

MCITP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 18 (100.00%) Windows
1 18 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 18 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 11 (61.11%) SQL
4 10 (55.56%) MCSE
4 10 (55.56%) MS Excel
4 10 (55.56%) Active Directory
4 10 (55.56%) Windows 7
5 9 (50.00%) ITIL
5 9 (50.00%) SAN
5 9 (50.00%) SQL Server
6 8 (44.44%) IIS
6 8 (44.44%) MCDBA
6 8 (44.44%) Internet
6 8 (44.44%) McAfee
6 8 (44.44%) DHCP
6 8 (44.44%) TCP/IP
6 8 (44.44%) VPN
6 8 (44.44%) DNS
6 8 (44.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (44.44%) MCTS
6 8 (44.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (44.44%) Data Protection
6 8 (44.44%) Microsoft Azure
6 8 (44.44%) McAfee ePO
6 8 (44.44%) PowerShell
6 8 (44.44%) SQL Server 2008
6 8 (44.44%) SQL Server 2012
6 8 (44.44%) Red Gate

MCITP
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 8 (44.44%) IIS
2 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 10 (55.56%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.56%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (44.44%) Microsoft Azure
1 8 (44.44%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (50.00%) SAN
2 8 (44.44%) Internet
2 8 (44.44%) DHCP
2 8 (44.44%) TCP/IP
2 8 (44.44%) VPN
2 8 (44.44%) DNS
3 1 (5.56%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (44.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 8 (44.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 8 (44.44%) SQL Server 2008
2 8 (44.44%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (38.89%) MySQL
4 4 (22.22%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (5.56%) Star Schema
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) DBA
1 8 (44.44%) SQL DBA
1 8 (44.44%) Server Engineer
2 6 (33.33%) Wintel Engineer
3 5 (27.78%) Wintel Server Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) SCCM Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Support Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) HTML
1 1 (5.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 10 (55.56%) Windows 7
4 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (5.56%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) ITIL
2 8 (44.44%) Data Protection
3 2 (11.11%) Software Deployment
4 1 (5.56%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.56%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 11 (61.11%) SQL
2 8 (44.44%) PowerShell
3 3 (16.67%) VBScript
3 3 (16.67%) VB
4 1 (5.56%) C#
4 1 (5.56%) C++
Qualifications
1 18 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (55.56%) MCSE
3 8 (44.44%) MCDBA
3 8 (44.44%) MCTS
4 6 (33.33%) Security Cleared
5 4 (22.22%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 10 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.56%) XenDesktop
3 1 (5.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (44.44%) McAfee ePO
1 8 (44.44%) Windows Intune
1 8 (44.44%) SCDPM
2 2 (11.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 18 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (44.44%) McAfee
2 8 (44.44%) Red Gate
3 7 (38.89%) Oracle
4 3 (16.67%) VMware
5 1 (5.56%) Mitel
5 1 (5.56%) ProCurve
5 1 (5.56%) HP
5 1 (5.56%) Dell
5 1 (5.56%) Citrix
5 1 (5.56%) Cisco