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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP)
Rank 115 109 94
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -15
Contract jobs citing MCITP 10 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.39% 0.30% 0.42%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.09% 1.73% 2.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 4
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£225 £213 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £133 £206 £187
10% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £450 £316
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £225
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +42.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £21.50 - £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £15.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+39.68% -21.25%
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
478 404 265
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 18.75% 17.29% 15.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 280 192 128
Average daily rate £340 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £178 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 40 23
Average hourly rate £30.00 £22.50 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -19.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £65.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.12 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+34.00% -20.00%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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
Wolverhampton - 3 £225 - 1
Coventry +4 2 £250 -44.44% 1
Warwickshire 0 1 £108 -46.00%
Shropshire -4 1 - - 2
Birmingham -11 1 £343 +61.17% 1
West Bromwich - 1 £350 -
MCITP
England

MCITP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 29 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 26 (89.66%) Windows
3 18 (62.07%) Active Directory
4 17 (58.62%) Microsoft
5 15 (51.72%) MCSE
6 14 (48.28%) VMware
7 12 (41.38%) SQL Server
7 12 (41.38%) Citrix
8 9 (31.03%) MS Exchange
8 9 (31.03%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (27.59%) VMware Infrastructure
9 8 (27.59%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (27.59%) MCTS
10 7 (24.14%) Hyper-V
10 7 (24.14%) SQL Server 2008
11 6 (20.69%) SQL Server 2012
11 6 (20.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 6 (20.69%) Migration
11 6 (20.69%) SQL
11 6 (20.69%) MCP
12 5 (17.24%) MCDBA
12 5 (17.24%) Citrix Certification
12 5 (17.24%) SAN
12 5 (17.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 5 (17.24%) SCCM
12 5 (17.24%) XenApp
12 5 (17.24%) Windows 7
12 5 (17.24%) vSphere
12 5 (17.24%) Red Gate
13 4 (13.79%) Exchange Server 2010

MCITP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 9 (31.03%) MS Exchange
2 4 (13.79%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (10.34%) SharePoint
4 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (6.90%) IBM Notes
4 2 (6.90%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (3.45%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (3.45%) IIS
5 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (3.45%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (3.45%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) MS Office
2 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.24%) SAN
2 4 (13.79%) Firewall
2 4 (13.79%) Internet
2 4 (13.79%) DNS
3 3 (10.34%) LAN
3 3 (10.34%) WAN
3 3 (10.34%) Wireless
4 1 (3.45%) NAS
4 1 (3.45%) DHCP
4 1 (3.45%) Intranet
4 1 (3.45%) Extranet
4 1 (3.45%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (41.38%) SQL Server
2 7 (24.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (20.69%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (20.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (13.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (10.34%) MySQL
6 1 (3.45%) OLAP Cube
6 1 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (3.45%) OLAP
6 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (3.45%) QlikView
6 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (10.34%) Telecoms
1 3 (10.34%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Banking
2 1 (3.45%) Retail
2 1 (3.45%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 8 (27.59%) Administrator
2 6 (20.69%) Consultant
3 5 (17.24%) SQL DBA
3 5 (17.24%) DBA
4 3 (10.34%) Desktop Support
4 3 (10.34%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (10.34%) Server Administrator
5 2 (6.90%) Server Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Citrix Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (6.90%) Support Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) SCCM Consultant
6 1 (3.45%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Architect
6 1 (3.45%) Network Consultant
6 1 (3.45%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) CSS
1 1 (3.45%) XML
1 1 (3.45%) XSLT
1 1 (3.45%) HTML
1 1 (3.45%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.90%) Data Structures
3 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.45%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (3.45%) iSeries
3 1 (3.45%) AS400
3 1 (3.45%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 26 (89.66%) Windows
2 9 (31.03%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (27.59%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (17.24%) Windows 7
5 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (13.79%) Windows XP
6 2 (6.90%) UNIX
7 1 (3.45%) Apple iOS
7 1 (3.45%) Windows 8
7 1 (3.45%) Android
7 1 (3.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.69%) Migration
2 4 (13.79%) ITIL
3 3 (10.34%) PRINCE2
3 3 (10.34%) Change Management
3 3 (10.34%) Resource Management
4 2 (6.90%) Data Migration
5 1 (3.45%) Network Management
5 1 (3.45%) Kimball Methodology
5 1 (3.45%) Database Security
5 1 (3.45%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (3.45%) Change Control
5 1 (3.45%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (3.45%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (3.45%) ETL
5 1 (3.45%) Configuration Management
5 1 (3.45%) Project Management
5 1 (3.45%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (3.45%) Process Management
5 1 (3.45%) ITSM
5 1 (3.45%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (20.69%) SQL
2 1 (3.45%) T-SQL
2 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 29 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (51.72%) MCSE
3 8 (27.59%) MCTS
4 6 (20.69%) MCP
5 5 (17.24%) MCDBA
5 5 (17.24%) Citrix Certification
5 5 (17.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (13.79%) CCEA
6 4 (13.79%) CCA
7 3 (10.34%) MCSA
7 3 (10.34%) Degree
8 2 (6.90%) MCDST
8 2 (6.90%) A+ Certification
9 1 (3.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Certified Master
9 1 (3.45%) HP APS
9 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (3.45%) CCNP
9 1 (3.45%) CCNA
System Software
1 18 (62.07%) Active Directory
2 8 (27.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (24.14%) Hyper-V
4 5 (17.24%) XenApp
4 5 (17.24%) vSphere
5 3 (10.34%) Terminal Server
6 1 (3.45%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 5 (17.24%) SCCM
2 2 (6.90%) DameWare
3 1 (3.45%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 17 (58.62%) Microsoft
2 14 (48.28%) VMware
3 12 (41.38%) Citrix
4 5 (17.24%) Red Gate
5 3 (10.34%) Cisco
5 3 (10.34%) Oracle
5 3 (10.34%) Dell
6 2 (6.90%) Lotus
6 2 (6.90%) HP
6 2 (6.90%) IBM
7 1 (3.45%) Tableau
7 1 (3.45%) EMC
7 1 (3.45%) Intel
7 1 (3.45%) CA
7 1 (3.45%) NetApp
7 1 (3.45%) Symantec
7 1 (3.45%) McAfee
7 1 (3.45%) Brocade
7 1 (3.45%) Fortinet
7 1 (3.45%) Google