Period
to 27 July 2017

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 6 months to 27 July 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
6 months to
27 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 87 95 95
Rank change year-on-year +8 0 -11
Contract jobs citing MCITP 1 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.076% 0.32% 0.13%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.51% 1.41% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Birmingham median daily rate £400 - £396
10th Percentile £375 - £350
90th Percentile £425 - £440
West Midlands median daily rate £369 £425 £300
% change year-on-year -13.24% +41.67% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - £11.75 -
West Midlands median hourly rate - £12.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year - -44.19% -

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 197 355 320
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 14.95% 23.01% 20.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 243 210
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £244 £221 £200
90th Percentile £500 £538 £500
West Midlands median daily rate £413 £378 £350
% change year-on-year +9.27% +7.86% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 15 11
Birmingham median hourly rate £26.25 £25.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -3.85% +62.50%
10th Percentile £13.13 £11.35 £11.25
90th Percentile £37.63 £38.25 £43.75
West Midlands median hourly rate £24.38 £18.28 £30.00
% change year-on-year +33.38% -39.08% +39.53%

MCITP
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

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

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

MCITP
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

For the 6 months to 27 July 2017, 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for MCITP.

1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Terminal Server
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) MCTS
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) WSUS
1 1 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
1 1 (100.00%) Customer Engagement
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
1 1 (100.00%) BitLocker

MCITP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Desktop Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Desktop Support
1 1 (100.00%) Field Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Customer Engagement
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) MCTS
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) BitLocker
1 1 (100.00%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
1 1 (100.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft