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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP)
Rank 123 99 105
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +6
Contract jobs citing MCITP 2 12 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.079% 0.56% 0.095%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.40% 3.09% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 0
Average daily rate £425 £263 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+61.90% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £359 £268
% change year-on-year
+0.97% +34.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Average hourly rate - £29.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +93.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +20.68%
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
494 388 299
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 19.51% 18.00% 14.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 266 205 152
Average daily rate £400 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £185 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.53% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 57 8
Average hourly rate £17.00 £22.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.44% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.90 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.65 £32.20 £22.69
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +21.73%

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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +2 1 £425 +21.42%
Coventry -3 1 - - 4
MCITP
England

MCITP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 13 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (84.62%) ITIL
2 11 (84.62%) Windows
3 10 (76.92%) Microsoft
4 8 (61.54%) Windows Server
5 6 (46.15%) Security Cleared
5 6 (46.15%) CISSP
5 6 (46.15%) MCP
6 5 (38.46%) MCSE
6 5 (38.46%) NetApp
6 5 (38.46%) Migration
6 5 (38.46%) DV Cleared
6 5 (38.46%) Lync
7 4 (30.77%) JSP 440
7 4 (30.77%) SC Cleared
7 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (30.77%) Sophos
7 4 (30.77%) SAN
7 4 (30.77%) SQL
8 3 (23.08%) MS Exchange
8 3 (23.08%) Cisco
8 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
8 3 (23.08%) HP
8 3 (23.08%) Dell
8 3 (23.08%) Service Delivery
8 3 (23.08%) Change Management
8 3 (23.08%) Firewall
8 3 (23.08%) Games
8 3 (23.08%) VMware
8 3 (23.08%) PRINCE2

MCITP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (38.46%) Lync
2 3 (23.08%) MS Exchange
3 1 (7.69%) IIS
3 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) InfoPath
1 1 (7.69%) MS Office
1 1 (7.69%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) SAN
2 3 (23.08%) Firewall
3 2 (15.38%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
1 3 (23.08%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) Administrator
1 3 (23.08%) Project Manager
2 2 (15.38%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (15.38%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Consultant
2 2 (15.38%) Support Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (15.38%) Technical Consultant
2 2 (15.38%) Technical Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Technical Project Manager
3 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Server Support
3 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared Project Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Server Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) SharePoint Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) SharePoint Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Wintel Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Wintel Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Wintel Server Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Wintel Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) .NET
1 1 (7.69%) CSS
1 1 (7.69%) HTML
1 1 (7.69%) jQuery
1 1 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) HP Storage
2 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (84.62%) Windows
2 8 (61.54%) Windows Server
3 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (15.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) ITIL
2 5 (38.46%) Migration
3 3 (23.08%) Change Management
3 3 (23.08%) Infrastructure Management
3 3 (23.08%) PRINCE2
3 3 (23.08%) Service Delivery
3 3 (23.08%) TOGAF
4 2 (15.38%) ITIL V3
4 2 (15.38%) PRINCE
4 2 (15.38%) Project Management
5 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (7.69%) High Availability
5 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
5 1 (7.69%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (7.69%) Waterfall
5 1 (7.69%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) SQL
2 2 (15.38%) PowerShell
2 2 (15.38%) VBScript
3 1 (7.69%) C#
3 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 13 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (46.15%) CISSP
2 6 (46.15%) MCP
2 6 (46.15%) Security Cleared
3 5 (38.46%) DV Cleared
3 5 (38.46%) MCSE
4 4 (30.77%) SC Cleared
5 3 (23.08%) APMP
5 3 (23.08%) NCIE
6 2 (15.38%) CISMP
6 2 (15.38%) MCSA
6 2 (15.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (7.69%) CCNA
7 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (7.69%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (7.69%) MCAD
7 1 (7.69%) MCSD
7 1 (7.69%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (30.77%) JSP 440
2 3 (23.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
1 3 (23.08%) Hyper-V
2 1 (7.69%) vSphere
2 1 (7.69%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) SCCM
1 2 (15.38%) WSUS
2 1 (7.69%) Backup Exec
2 1 (7.69%) NetBackup
2 1 (7.69%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (7.69%) WhatsUp Gold
2 1 (7.69%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 10 (76.92%) Microsoft
2 5 (38.46%) NetApp
3 4 (30.77%) Sophos
4 3 (23.08%) Cisco
4 3 (23.08%) Dell
4 3 (23.08%) HP
4 3 (23.08%) VMware
5 1 (7.69%) Citrix
5 1 (7.69%) IBM
5 1 (7.69%) Symantec