The table below looks at the statistics for MCITP in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCITP over the 3 months to 24 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP)
Rank 98 103 93
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -10
Contract jobs citing MCITP 12 2 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.53% 0.093% 0.65%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.75% 0.71% 4.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 3
Average daily rate
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£350 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 4
Average hourly rate £29.00 £15.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+93.33% -31.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.77 £14.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+12.64% -36.36%
MCITP
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Qualifications Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
437 283 313
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 19.17% 13.10% 15.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 232 163 137
Average daily rate £350 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £210 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £445 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £351 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 8 25
Average hourly rate £25.00 £17.50 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.05 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £22.69 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £22.90
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.58%

MCITP
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

MCITP Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

MCITP
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

MCITP Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

MCITP
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

MCITP Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

MCITP
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MCITP within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 December 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
Herefordshire - 4 £350 -
Birmingham -4 3 £363 - 2
Worcestershire - 3 - - 1
Staffordshire - - - -
Warwickshire - - - -
Brierley Hill - - - -
Coventry - - - -
Kingswinford - - - -
Solihull - - - -
Wolverhampton - - - -
MCITP
England

MCITP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 15 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (93.33%) Windows
3 12 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (66.67%) MCSE
4 10 (66.67%) Microsoft
5 7 (46.67%) VMware
6 6 (40.00%) Firewall
6 6 (40.00%) Active Directory
6 6 (40.00%) PRINCE2
7 5 (33.33%) UNIX
7 5 (33.33%) Cisco
7 5 (33.33%) Finance
7 5 (33.33%) MCP
7 5 (33.33%) SAN
7 5 (33.33%) Citrix
7 5 (33.33%) Hyper-V
7 5 (33.33%) XenApp
7 5 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (33.33%) MCTS
8 4 (26.67%) WebSphere
8 4 (26.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (26.67%) Banking
8 4 (26.67%) vSphere
8 4 (26.67%) NAS
8 4 (26.67%) Mobile Banking
8 4 (26.67%) Network Management
8 4 (26.67%) Kalman Filter
8 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2003

MCITP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 4 (26.67%) WebSphere
1 4 (26.67%) MS Exchange
2 3 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
3 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (6.67%) Office Communications Server
4 1 (6.67%) Lync
4 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.67%) MS Project
2 1 (6.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (40.00%) Firewall
2 5 (33.33%) SAN
3 4 (26.67%) NAS
4 2 (13.33%) DHCP
4 2 (13.33%) DNS
5 1 (6.67%) Wireless
5 1 (6.67%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (33.33%) Finance
2 4 (26.67%) Banking
3 1 (6.67%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Consultant
2 4 (26.67%) Network Consultant
2 4 (26.67%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 3 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Citrix Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) CRM Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Server Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Developer
5 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) IT Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Systems Support
5 1 (6.67%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) .NET
1 2 (13.33%) SOAP
1 2 (13.33%) Web Services
1 2 (13.33%) XML
1 2 (13.33%) WCF
1 2 (13.33%) Reactive Extensions
1 2 (13.33%) Managed Extensibility Framework
2 1 (6.67%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Mobile Banking
2 1 (6.67%) AS400
2 1 (6.67%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 14 (93.33%) Windows
2 12 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (33.33%) UNIX
5 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (26.67%) Linux
6 2 (13.33%) Windows XP
7 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) PRINCE2
2 4 (26.67%) Process Management
2 4 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (26.67%) Network Management
2 4 (26.67%) Kalman Filter
3 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (13.33%) TDD
4 2 (13.33%) MVVM
4 2 (13.33%) Workflow
4 2 (13.33%) Migration
4 2 (13.33%) ITIL
4 2 (13.33%) Project Management
4 2 (13.33%) CRM
5 1 (6.67%) Data Modelling
5 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
5 1 (6.67%) Project Planning
5 1 (6.67%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) C#
2 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (66.67%) MCSE
3 5 (33.33%) MCTS
3 5 (33.33%) MCP
4 4 (26.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (26.67%) CCNP
4 4 (26.67%) CCNA
4 4 (26.67%) CCDP
4 4 (26.67%) CCA
4 4 (26.67%) Citrix Certification
4 4 (26.67%) CCEA
4 4 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (13.33%) Degree
6 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
6 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
6 1 (6.67%) HP APS
6 1 (6.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (6.67%) MCSA
6 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 6 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 5 (33.33%) XenApp
3 4 (26.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Backup Exec
1 1 (6.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 7 (46.67%) VMware
3 5 (33.33%) Cisco
3 5 (33.33%) Citrix
4 2 (13.33%) HP
5 1 (6.67%) EMC
5 1 (6.67%) IBM
5 1 (6.67%) Juniper
5 1 (6.67%) Apple
5 1 (6.67%) Symantec
5 1 (6.67%) Fortinet
5 1 (6.67%) Meru Networks