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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP)
Rank 116 111 101
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -10
Contract jobs citing MCITP 3 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.12% 0.20% 0.34%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.68% 1.11% 2.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 3
Average daily rate
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£450 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.62% -1.53%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £275
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +22.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £34.00 £21.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.13% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.77 £15.77 £12.18
% change year-on-year
- +29.47%
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
443 450 290
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 17.66% 17.74% 13.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 249 212 150
Average daily rate £350 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £175 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 26 25
Average hourly rate £32.50 £26.42 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.01% +32.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.06 £10.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.80 £30.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.91 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+13.00% -0.45%

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 31 August 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 +3 1 £450 +40.62% 2
Coventry - 1 - -
Worcestershire - 1 - -
MCITP
England

MCITP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 12 (100.00%) Windows
1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (83.33%) Active Directory
3 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
4 8 (66.67%) MCSE
4 8 (66.67%) VMware
5 7 (58.33%) MS Exchange
6 5 (41.67%) Citrix
7 4 (33.33%) SAN
7 4 (33.33%) MCSA
7 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
7 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (25.00%) Firewall
8 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
8 3 (25.00%) Dell
8 3 (25.00%) Hyper-V
8 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (16.67%) Terminal Server
9 2 (16.67%) Symantec
9 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (16.67%) Change Management
9 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
9 2 (16.67%) ITIL
9 2 (16.67%) MCP
9 2 (16.67%) DNS
9 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
9 2 (16.67%) MCTS
9 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (16.67%) Windows 7

MCITP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 7 (58.33%) MS Exchange
2 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
4 1 (8.33%) IIS
4 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (8.33%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) SAN
2 3 (25.00%) Firewall
3 2 (16.67%) DNS
4 1 (8.33%) Wireless
4 1 (8.33%) Internet
4 1 (8.33%) LAN
4 1 (8.33%) WAN
4 1 (8.33%) DHCP
4 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
4 1 (8.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MSI
General
1 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (16.67%) Administrator
1 2 (16.67%) Server Administrator
1 2 (16.67%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) SCCM Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Server Analyst
2 1 (8.33%) Deployment Specialist
2 1 (8.33%) Server Support Analyst
2 1 (8.33%) Server Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Senior Server Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Analyst
2 1 (8.33%) Consultant
2 1 (8.33%) Server Support
2 1 (8.33%) Support Analyst
2 1 (8.33%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (8.33%) EqualLogic
2 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
3 1 (8.33%) Android
3 1 (8.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) ITIL
1 2 (16.67%) Change Management
1 2 (16.67%) Resource Management
2 1 (8.33%) High Availability
2 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (8.33%) ITSM
2 1 (8.33%) Migration
2 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (8.33%) Information Security
Qualifications
1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (66.67%) MCSE
3 4 (33.33%) MCSA
4 2 (16.67%) MCP
4 2 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (16.67%) MCTS
4 2 (16.67%) Degree
5 1 (8.33%) Citrix Certification
System Software
1 10 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (25.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (16.67%) Terminal Server
5 1 (8.33%) Terminal Services
5 1 (8.33%) XenApp
5 1 (8.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) SCCM
2 1 (8.33%) SCOM
2 1 (8.33%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (8.33%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (66.67%) VMware
3 5 (41.67%) Citrix
4 3 (25.00%) Dell
5 2 (16.67%) Symantec
6 1 (8.33%) McAfee
6 1 (8.33%) Google
6 1 (8.33%) Brocade
6 1 (8.33%) EMC
6 1 (8.33%) NetApp
6 1 (8.33%) CheckPoint
6 1 (8.33%) HP
6 1 (8.33%) Cisco
6 1 (8.33%) IBM