Period
to 23 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for MCITP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 23 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 165 154 157
Rank change year-on-year -11 +3 -9
Contract jobs citing MCITP 9 7 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.22% 0.18% 0.37%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.99% 0.69% 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 7
Berkshire median daily rate £375 £388 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.23% +1.97% -5.00%
10th Percentile £335 £358 £207
90th Percentile £440 £406 £438
South East median daily rate £350 £341 £388
% change year-on-year +2.56% -11.94% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - £13.70 £16.39
% change year-on-year - -16.39% +5.71%

MCITP is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Berkshire
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 907 1,009 1,259
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 22.07% 25.47% 25.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 411 476 618
Berkshire median daily rate £410 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £250 £226 £250
90th Percentile £600 £575 £533
South East median daily rate £410 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +1.23% +1.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 61 99
Berkshire median hourly rate £12.70 £16.00 £30.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.63% -48.22% +68.16%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.25 £7.59
90th Percentile £39.75 £43.28 £55.55
South East median hourly rate £25.69 £23.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year +11.70% -35.21% +108.82%

MCITP
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing MCITP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for MCITP in Berkshire

MCITP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing MCITP in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for MCITP in Berkshire

MCITP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing MCITP in Berkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for MCITP in Berkshire

MCITP
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MCITP within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 23 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +12 6 £375 -3.23% 2
Newbury - 1 £350 -
MCITP
South East

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing MCITP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for MCITP.

1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 8 (88.89%) Degree
3 6 (66.67%) Service Management
3 6 (66.67%) Customer Engagement
3 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 6 (66.67%) ITIL
3 6 (66.67%) MCTS
4 5 (55.56%) Azure Active Directory
4 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (44.44%) SCOM
5 4 (44.44%) PowerShell
5 4 (44.44%) XML
5 4 (44.44%) SQL
6 3 (33.33%) Windows Server
6 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
7 2 (22.22%) Customer Requirements
7 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
7 2 (22.22%) MCDBA
7 2 (22.22%) ETL
8 1 (11.11%) Juniper
8 1 (11.11%) Terminal Server
8 1 (11.11%) Citrix
8 1 (11.11%) Linux
8 1 (11.11%) MCSE
8 1 (11.11%) DHCP
8 1 (11.11%) DNS
8 1 (11.11%) SLA
8 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Office

MCITP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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:

Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (55.56%) Azure Active Directory
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) DHCP
1 1 (11.11%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Field Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) DBA
3 1 (11.11%) Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) IT Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 3 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Customer Engagement
1 6 (66.67%) ITIL
1 6 (66.67%) Service Management
2 2 (22.22%) Customer Requirements
2 2 (22.22%) ETL
3 1 (11.11%) Collaborative Working
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
3 1 (11.11%) Project Planning
3 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) PowerShell
1 4 (44.44%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (88.89%) Degree
3 6 (66.67%) MCTS
4 2 (22.22%) MCDBA
5 1 (11.11%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) BitLocker
2 1 (11.11%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) SCOM
2 1 (11.11%) SCCM
2 1 (11.11%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Citrix
2 1 (11.11%) Juniper