Period
to 23 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London 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)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 246 225 231
Rank change year-on-year -21 +6 +24
Contract jobs citing MCITP 6 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.084% 0.13% 0.086%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.59% 0.88% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 5
City of London median daily rate £350 £425 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.65% +88.89% -43.75%
10th Percentile £312 £406 £176
90th Percentile £365 £481 £430
Central London median daily rate £313 £425 £210
% change year-on-year -26.47% +102.38% -47.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
City of London median hourly rate £20.00 - -
Central London median hourly rate £20.00 - -

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 the City of London with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
City of London
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1,016 907 1,064
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 14.25% 14.70% 15.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 733 626 787
City of London median daily rate £500 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £268 £240
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
Central London median daily rate £486 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +8.06% +2.86% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 14 18
City of London median hourly rate £20.50 £18.35 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.72% -10.49% +43.86%
10th Percentile £15.00 £13.13 £16.10
90th Percentile £31.20 £21.43 £31.12
Central London median hourly rate £21.00 £17.94 £19.75
% change year-on-year +17.04% -9.15% +16.18%

MCITP
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing MCITP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for MCITP in the City of London

MCITP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MCITP in the City of London

MCITP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MCITP in the City of London

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 City of London region with a requirement for MCITP.

1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (50.00%) MCSE
3 3 (50.00%) ITIL
4 2 (33.33%) LAN
4 2 (33.33%) WAN
4 2 (33.33%) Migration
4 2 (33.33%) VMware
4 2 (33.33%) Windows 10
4 2 (33.33%) vSphere
4 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 2 (33.33%) Service Management
4 2 (33.33%) SCCM
5 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
5 1 (16.67%) Legal
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (16.67%) Security Architecture
5 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (16.67%) ITIL V3
5 1 (16.67%) Change Control
5 1 (16.67%) Office 365
5 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Management

MCITP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (16.67%) IIS
1 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) LAN
1 2 (33.33%) WAN
2 1 (16.67%) SAN
2 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (16.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Consultant
1 2 (33.33%) SCCM Consultant
1 2 (33.33%) Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (33.33%) Windows 10
3 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Migration
2 2 (33.33%) Service Management
3 1 (16.67%) Business Continuity
3 1 (16.67%) Business Continuity Planning
3 1 (16.67%) Change Control
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL V3
3 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (16.67%) Proactive Monitoring
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Resource Allocation
3 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
3 1 (16.67%) Security Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) Workload Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (50.00%) MCSE
3 1 (16.67%) MCP
3 1 (16.67%) MCSA
3 1 (16.67%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) vSphere
3 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco
3 1 (16.67%) CommVault