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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP)
Rank 100 106 96
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -10
Contract jobs citing MCITP 16 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.70% 0.091% 0.16%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.36% 0.56% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 3
Average daily rate
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£359 £235 £180
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.65% +30.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £207 £235 £148
10% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £235 £196
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £248 £255
% change year-on-year
+41.41% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £29.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.77 £13.75 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+14.69% -36.04%
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
476 356 260
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 20.70% 16.17% 14.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 258 164 127
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £220 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £515 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+9.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 10 26
Average hourly rate £29.00 £12.50 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+132.00% -62.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.00 £18.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £26.55 £34.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £26.25
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -33.33%

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 4 March 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 4 March 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
Coventry - 3 £180 -
Wolverhampton - 2 £225 - 1
Worcestershire - 2 - -
Birmingham -1 1 £368 - 2
Warwickshire - 1 £210 - 1
Shropshire - - - -
Staffordshire - - - -
Brierley Hill - - - -
Solihull - - - -
MCITP
England

MCITP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 26 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (84.62%) Windows
3 16 (61.54%) Microsoft
4 14 (53.85%) MCSE
5 11 (42.31%) Active Directory
5 11 (42.31%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (38.46%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (34.62%) VMware
8 8 (30.77%) Citrix
8 8 (30.77%) PRINCE2
8 8 (30.77%) SQL Server
9 7 (26.92%) Finance
9 7 (26.92%) MCTS
10 6 (23.08%) SQL Server 2008
10 6 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
10 6 (23.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (23.08%) Migration
10 6 (23.08%) Firewall
10 6 (23.08%) SQL
10 6 (23.08%) UNIX
10 6 (23.08%) Cisco
10 6 (23.08%) SAN
10 6 (23.08%) SQL Server 2012
11 5 (19.23%) Hyper-V
11 5 (19.23%) NAS
11 5 (19.23%) Mobile Banking
11 5 (19.23%) Kalman Filter
11 5 (19.23%) Network Management
11 5 (19.23%) Red Gate
11 5 (19.23%) Cisco Certification

MCITP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 5 (19.23%) WebSphere
2 3 (11.54%) MS Exchange
3 2 (7.69%) SharePoint
3 2 (7.69%) IBM Notes
4 1 (3.85%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (3.85%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (3.85%) Lync
4 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (3.85%) Office Communications Server
4 1 (3.85%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 3 (11.54%) MS Office
2 1 (3.85%) MS Project
2 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (23.08%) Firewall
1 6 (23.08%) SAN
2 5 (19.23%) NAS
3 3 (11.54%) Internet
3 3 (11.54%) DNS
4 2 (7.69%) Wireless
4 2 (7.69%) LAN
4 2 (7.69%) WAN
5 1 (3.85%) Intranet
5 1 (3.85%) Extranet
5 1 (3.85%) DHCP
5 1 (3.85%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 6 (23.08%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (23.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (23.08%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (19.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (11.54%) MySQL
5 1 (3.85%) OLAP Cube
5 1 (3.85%) OLAP
5 1 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (3.85%) QlikView
5 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (26.92%) Finance
2 5 (19.23%) Banking
3 2 (7.69%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.85%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 10 (38.46%) Consultant
2 6 (23.08%) Administrator
3 5 (19.23%) Network Consultant
3 5 (19.23%) DBA
3 5 (19.23%) SQL DBA
3 5 (19.23%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 3 (11.54%) Desktop Support
5 2 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (7.69%) Citrix Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) CRM Developer
6 1 (3.85%) SCCM Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) IT Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Windows Server Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) XML
2 1 (3.85%) Reactive Extensions
2 1 (3.85%) Managed Extensibility Framework
2 1 (3.85%) XSLT
2 1 (3.85%) CSS
2 1 (3.85%) SOAP
2 1 (3.85%) Web Services
2 1 (3.85%) .NET
2 1 (3.85%) HTML
2 1 (3.85%) MDX
2 1 (3.85%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) Mobile Banking
2 2 (7.69%) Data Structures
3 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.85%) Data Integration
3 1 (3.85%) iSeries
3 1 (3.85%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 22 (84.62%) Windows
2 11 (42.31%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (38.46%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (23.08%) UNIX
5 5 (19.23%) Linux
6 3 (11.54%) Windows 7
6 3 (11.54%) Windows XP
7 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (3.85%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (30.77%) PRINCE2
2 6 (23.08%) Migration
3 5 (19.23%) Kalman Filter
3 5 (19.23%) Network Management
3 5 (19.23%) Process Management
3 5 (19.23%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (11.54%) ITIL
4 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (7.69%) Data Migration
5 2 (7.69%) Project Management
6 1 (3.85%) Kimball Methodology
6 1 (3.85%) Database Security
6 1 (3.85%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (3.85%) MVVM
6 1 (3.85%) Change Control
6 1 (3.85%) Configuration Management
6 1 (3.85%) CRM
6 1 (3.85%) ETL
6 1 (3.85%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (3.85%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (23.08%) SQL
2 1 (3.85%) T-SQL
2 1 (3.85%) C#
2 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 26 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (53.85%) MCSE
3 7 (26.92%) MCTS
4 5 (19.23%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (19.23%) CCNP
4 5 (19.23%) CCNA
4 5 (19.23%) CCDP
4 5 (19.23%) MCDBA
5 4 (15.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (15.38%) MCP
5 4 (15.38%) CCA
5 4 (15.38%) Citrix Certification
5 4 (15.38%) CCEA
6 2 (7.69%) MCDST
6 2 (7.69%) Degree
6 2 (7.69%) A+ Certification
7 1 (3.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (3.85%) VCP4
7 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certified Master
7 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 11 (42.31%) Active Directory
2 6 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (19.23%) Hyper-V
4 4 (15.38%) XenApp
4 4 (15.38%) vSphere
5 1 (3.85%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 4 (15.38%) SCCM
2 2 (7.69%) DameWare
Vendors
1 16 (61.54%) Microsoft
2 9 (34.62%) VMware
3 8 (30.77%) Citrix
4 6 (23.08%) Cisco
5 5 (19.23%) Red Gate
6 3 (11.54%) Oracle
7 2 (7.69%) Lotus
8 1 (3.85%) Tableau
8 1 (3.85%) CA
8 1 (3.85%) IBM
8 1 (3.85%) HP
8 1 (3.85%) Dell
8 1 (3.85%) Intel
8 1 (3.85%) Fortinet