The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for MCITP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 April 2017 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)
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 63 63
Contract jobs citing MCITP 0 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham - 0.52% 0.12%
As % of the Qualifications category - 2.17% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £343
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £363 £325
% change year-on-year -8.96% +11.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £11.75 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £13.96 £21.50
% change year-on-year +43.24% -35.05%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham.

Academic & Professional Certification
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 90 184 179
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 15.25% 23.87% 22.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 126 117
Median daily rate £375 £375 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.29%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £205 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £506 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +6.44% +1.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 11 4
Median hourly rate £12.50 £15.00 £24.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.66% -38.14%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £35.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -10.00% +55.55%  

MCITP
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing MCITP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for MCITP in Birmingham

MCITP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MCITP in Birmingham

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MCITP in Birmingham