Period
to 21 July 2017

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 21 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)
London > City of London
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 227 228 270
Rank change year-on-year +1 +42 -1
Contract jobs citing MCITP 9 16 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.14% 0.23% 0.21%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.98% 1.47% 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 15 20
City of London median daily rate £438 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% -5.56% +44.00%
10th Percentile £179 £240 £188
90th Percentile £529 £525 £505
London median daily rate £425 £375 £300
% change year-on-year +13.33% +25.00% -15.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
City of London median hourly rate - - £19.50
London median hourly rate £91.38 - £25.38

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 the City of London.

Academic & Professional Certification
City of London
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 922 1086 1684
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 14.08% 15.77% 14.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 642 794 1245
City of London median daily rate £475 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% +2.94%
10th Percentile £270 £285 £239
90th Percentile £650 £638 £619
London median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 13 37
City of London median hourly rate £18.23 £21.78 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.29% +16.47% -15.00%
10th Percentile £13.20 £16.60 £12.41
90th Percentile £29.77 £76.45 £35.80
London median hourly rate £21.20 £20.00 £20.41
% change year-on-year +6.00% -1.98% +2.41%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MCITP in the City of London over the 6 months to 21 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MCITP in the City of London

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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 21 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 City of London region with a requirement for MCITP.

1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (77.78%) MCSE
3 6 (66.67%) Windows
3 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 6 (66.67%) Windows Server
4 5 (55.56%) ITIL
4 5 (55.56%) Finance
4 5 (55.56%) Migration
5 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
5 4 (44.44%) PowerShell
5 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (33.33%) Office 365
6 3 (33.33%) Skype
6 3 (33.33%) Firewall
6 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (33.33%) MCP
6 3 (33.33%) MCSA
7 2 (22.22%) McAfee
7 2 (22.22%) MCTS
7 2 (22.22%) Banking
7 2 (22.22%) Retail
7 2 (22.22%) SCOM
7 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
7 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
7 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
7 2 (22.22%) HTML
7 2 (22.22%) VBScript
7 2 (22.22%) .NET
7 2 (22.22%) NHS

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 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
1 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
1 2 (22.22%) Skype for Business
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (33.33%) Office 365
2 2 (22.22%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (11.11%) G Suite
3 1 (11.11%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) Firewall
1 3 (33.33%) Skype
2 2 (22.22%) Kerberos
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (11.11%) DHCP
3 1 (11.11%) DNS
3 1 (11.11%) PBX
3 1 (11.11%) SAN
3 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
3 1 (11.11%) VLAN
3 1 (11.11%) VoIP
3 1 (11.11%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) MySQL
General
1 5 (55.56%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Banking
2 2 (22.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Active Directory Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) IT Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Senior IT Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Server Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Systems Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Server Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
3 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Exchange Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Support
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Office 365 Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Office 365 Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Online Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) SharePoint Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) .NET
1 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
1 2 (22.22%) HTML
2 1 (11.11%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) NHS
2 1 (11.11%) BYOD
2 1 (11.11%) Driving Licence
2 1 (11.11%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Windows
1 6 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (11.11%) Android
3 1 (11.11%) Mac OS X
3 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
3 1 (11.11%) Windows 8
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) ITIL
1 5 (55.56%) Migration
2 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (22.22%) DevOps
2 2 (22.22%) ITIL V3
3 1 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
3 1 (11.11%) Service Management
3 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (11.11%) Time Management
3 1 (11.11%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) PowerShell
2 2 (22.22%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (77.78%) MCSE
3 3 (33.33%) MCP
3 3 (33.33%) MCSA
4 2 (22.22%) MCTS
5 1 (11.11%) CCNA
5 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (11.11%) DBS Check
System Software
1 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V
3 1 (11.11%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) SCOM
2 1 (11.11%) Backup Exec
2 1 (11.11%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (11.11%) SCCM
2 1 (11.11%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) CyberArk
2 2 (22.22%) McAfee
2 2 (22.22%) Splunk
3 1 (11.11%) Apple
3 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco
3 1 (11.11%) Dell
3 1 (11.11%) EqualLogic
3 1 (11.11%) Forcepoint
3 1 (11.11%) Google
3 1 (11.11%) HP
3 1 (11.11%) Meraki
3 1 (11.11%) NICE Systems
3 1 (11.11%) Ruckus Wireless
3 1 (11.11%) SonicWALL
3 1 (11.11%) Sophos
3 1 (11.11%) Veeam
3 1 (11.11%) VMware