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 26 September 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.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP)
Rank 146 120 122
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +2
Contract jobs citing MCITP 4 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.12% 0.080% 0.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.57% 0.44% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Median daily rate £275 £450 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.88% +40.62%
UK excluding London median daily rate £290 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-22.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £34.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +58.13%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £15.77 £15.77
% change year-on-year
-17.56% -
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
705 456 481
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 21.66% 18.28% 18.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 394 229 236
Median daily rate £390 £325 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £200 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £517 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 49 34
Median hourly rate £25.00 £29.26 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.54% +36.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £42.50 £38.68
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £23.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+17.89% +18.75%

MCITP
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing MCITP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MCITP within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -6 3 - -
Shropshire - 1 £275 -
MCITP
England

MCITP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing MCITP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for MCITP.

1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (70.00%) SQL
2 7 (70.00%) MCTS
3 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
4 5 (50.00%) Windows
5 4 (40.00%) PowerShell
5 4 (40.00%) MCSA
5 4 (40.00%) Windows Server
6 3 (30.00%) Data Centre
6 3 (30.00%) High Availability
6 3 (30.00%) Change Control
6 3 (30.00%) ServiceNow
6 3 (30.00%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
6 3 (30.00%) ITIL
6 3 (30.00%) T-SQL
6 3 (30.00%) Data Modelling
6 3 (30.00%) Incident Management
6 3 (30.00%) Remedy
6 3 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V
7 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
7 2 (20.00%) ETL
7 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
7 2 (20.00%) DTS
7 2 (20.00%) MCSE
7 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012

MCITP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (10.00%) IIS
2 1 (10.00%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (10.00%) InfoPath
2 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) DHCP
1 1 (10.00%) DNS
1 1 (10.00%) Internet
1 1 (10.00%) iSCSI
1 1 (10.00%) SAN
1 1 (10.00%) SNMP
1 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (10.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (20.00%) DTS
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) StarTeam
1 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Database Manager
1 3 (30.00%) DBA
1 3 (30.00%) SQL DBA
2 2 (20.00%) DBA Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Hardware Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Help Desk Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) IT Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Network Manager
3 1 (10.00%) SharePoint Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
1 1 (10.00%) CSS
1 1 (10.00%) HTML
1 1 (10.00%) jQuery
1 1 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (10.00%) Clustering
2 1 (10.00%) Fat Client
2 1 (10.00%) Thin Client
2 1 (10.00%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (10.00%) AIX
4 1 (10.00%) Windows 10
4 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Change Control
1 3 (30.00%) Data Modelling
1 3 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (30.00%) High Availability
1 3 (30.00%) Incident Management
1 3 (30.00%) ITIL
1 3 (30.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (20.00%) ETL
3 1 (10.00%) Asset Management
3 1 (10.00%) Change Management
3 1 (10.00%) IT Asset Management
3 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (10.00%) Migration
3 1 (10.00%) Security Auditing
3 1 (10.00%) Server Virtualisation
3 1 (10.00%) Smoke Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (10.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) SQL
2 4 (40.00%) PowerShell
3 3 (30.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (10.00%) C#
4 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (10.00%) VB
4 1 (10.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (70.00%) MCTS
3 4 (40.00%) MCSA
4 2 (20.00%) MCSE
4 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (10.00%) A+ Certification
5 1 (10.00%) DBS Check
5 1 (10.00%) DV Cleared
5 1 (10.00%) ISTQB
5 1 (10.00%) MCAD
5 1 (10.00%) MCSD
System Software
1 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (10.00%) Netcool
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (30.00%) Remedy
2 3 (30.00%) ServiceNow
3 1 (10.00%) Avaya
3 1 (10.00%) Citrix
3 1 (10.00%) HP
3 1 (10.00%) Intel Security
3 1 (10.00%) Veritas
3 1 (10.00%) VMware