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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP)
Rank 99 105 94
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -11
Contract jobs citing MCITP 13 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.60% 0.095% 0.38%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.30% 0.71% 2.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 1
Average daily rate
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£300 - £180
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £290 £295
% change year-on-year
+29.31% -1.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 3
Average hourly rate £29.00 £15.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+93.33% -6.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £14.50 £21.25
% change year-on-year
+20.68% -31.76%
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
394 282 275
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 18.21% 13.45% 15.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 149 122
Average daily rate £350 £338 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +1.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £220 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £356 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +1.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 2 34
Average hourly rate £22.00 £22.69 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.04% -31.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £15.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £22.69 £34.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -23.91%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MCITP across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015.

MCITP Daily Rate Histogram 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 27 January 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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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
Birmingham 0 3 £334 - 1
Worcestershire - 3 - - 1
Coventry - 2 £180 -
Herefordshire - 2 £350 -
Wolverhampton - 1 £225 -
Warwickshire - 1 £210 -
Staffordshire - - - -
Kingswinford - - - -
Solihull - - - -
Brierley Hill - - - -
MCITP
England

MCITP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 17 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (82.35%) Windows
3 12 (70.59%) MCSE
4 10 (58.82%) Microsoft
4 10 (58.82%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (52.94%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (52.94%) Active Directory
6 8 (47.06%) VMware
7 7 (41.18%) Citrix
7 7 (41.18%) PRINCE2
8 6 (35.29%) Finance
9 5 (29.41%) Firewall
9 5 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
9 5 (29.41%) Hyper-V
9 5 (29.41%) MCTS
9 5 (29.41%) SAN
9 5 (29.41%) UNIX
9 5 (29.41%) Cisco
10 4 (23.53%) CCNP
10 4 (23.53%) CCNA
10 4 (23.53%) CCDP
10 4 (23.53%) Linux
10 4 (23.53%) MCP
10 4 (23.53%) CCA
10 4 (23.53%) Citrix Certification
10 4 (23.53%) CCEA
10 4 (23.53%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (23.53%) Process Management
10 4 (23.53%) WebSphere
10 4 (23.53%) NAS

MCITP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 (23.53%) WebSphere
2 3 (17.65%) MS Exchange
3 2 (11.76%) IBM Notes
4 1 (5.88%) Office Communications Server
4 1 (5.88%) Lync
4 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) MS Office
2 1 (5.88%) MS Project
2 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (29.41%) Firewall
1 5 (29.41%) SAN
2 4 (23.53%) NAS
3 2 (11.76%) DNS
3 2 (11.76%) Wireless
4 1 (5.88%) IP Telephony
4 1 (5.88%) Internet
4 1 (5.88%) LAN
4 1 (5.88%) WAN
4 1 (5.88%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (5.88%) QlikView
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (5.88%) OLAP
3 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (5.88%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (35.29%) Finance
2 4 (23.53%) Banking
3 1 (5.88%) Local Government
3 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Consultant
2 4 (23.53%) Network Consultant
2 4 (23.53%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) Desktop Support
3 2 (11.76%) Developer
3 2 (11.76%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (11.76%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (11.76%) Citrix Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) SCCM Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) CRM Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) Reactive Extensions
1 1 (5.88%) Managed Extensibility Framework
1 1 (5.88%) MDX
1 1 (5.88%) WCF
1 1 (5.88%) SOAP
1 1 (5.88%) Web Services
1 1 (5.88%) XML
1 1 (5.88%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Mobile Banking
2 1 (5.88%) Data Integration
2 1 (5.88%) iSeries
2 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.88%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 14 (82.35%) Windows
2 10 (58.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (52.94%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (29.41%) UNIX
5 4 (23.53%) Linux
6 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (11.76%) Windows XP
7 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) PRINCE2
2 4 (23.53%) Process Management
2 4 (23.53%) Network Management
2 4 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (23.53%) Kalman Filter
3 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (17.65%) Migration
3 3 (17.65%) ITIL
4 2 (11.76%) Project Management
5 1 (5.88%) Dimensional Modelling
5 1 (5.88%) MVVM
5 1 (5.88%) Kimball Methodology
5 1 (5.88%) Resource Management
5 1 (5.88%) Workflow
5 1 (5.88%) TDD
5 1 (5.88%) Change Management
5 1 (5.88%) Configuration Management
5 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (5.88%) ETL
5 1 (5.88%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) C#
1 1 (5.88%) SQL
1 1 (5.88%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (70.59%) MCSE
3 5 (29.41%) MCTS
4 4 (23.53%) CCNP
4 4 (23.53%) CCNA
4 4 (23.53%) CCDP
4 4 (23.53%) MCP
4 4 (23.53%) CCA
4 4 (23.53%) Citrix Certification
4 4 (23.53%) CCEA
4 4 (23.53%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (23.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (11.76%) A+ Certification
5 2 (11.76%) MCDST
5 2 (11.76%) Degree
6 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
6 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
6 1 (5.88%) HP APS
6 1 (5.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 9 (52.94%) Active Directory
2 5 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (29.41%) Hyper-V
3 4 (23.53%) XenApp
3 4 (23.53%) vSphere
4 1 (5.88%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) DameWare
1 2 (11.76%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (58.82%) Microsoft
2 8 (47.06%) VMware
3 7 (41.18%) Citrix
4 5 (29.41%) Cisco
5 2 (11.76%) Lotus
6 1 (5.88%) Fortinet
6 1 (5.88%) Tableau
6 1 (5.88%) CA
6 1 (5.88%) HP
6 1 (5.88%) Dell
6 1 (5.88%) Intel
6 1 (5.88%) IBM