Period
to 26 January 2020

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 26 January 2020 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
26 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 189 246 243
Rank change year-on-year +57 -3 -18
Contract jobs citing MCITP 5 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.10% 0.044% 0.084%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.67% 0.32% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 3
City of London median daily rate £475 £205 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +131.71% -41.43% -17.65%
10th Percentile £463 £184 £312
90th Percentile £488 £283 £365
Central London median daily rate £475 £208 £313
% change year-on-year +128.92% -33.60% -26.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
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 749 936 1,025
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 15.48% 13.77% 14.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 557 649 751
City of London median daily rate £500 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £289 £238 £300
90th Percentile £688 £675 £675
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £490
% change year-on-year +5.26% -3.06% +8.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 26 25
City of London median hourly rate £24.12 £18.70 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.98% -8.78% +13.89%
10th Percentile £11.77 £12.63 £15.00
90th Percentile £52.93 £34.38 £31.20
Central London median hourly rate £24.12 £20.65 £21.00
% change year-on-year +16.83% -1.69% +17.42%

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 26 January 2020, 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 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 5 (100.00%) PowerShell
2 4 (80.00%) C#
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server 2016
2 4 (80.00%) Hyperion
2 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 4 (80.00%) Essbase
2 4 (80.00%) DTS
2 4 (80.00%) .NET
2 4 (80.00%) Oracle
2 4 (80.00%) Sybase
3 3 (60.00%) OLAP
3 3 (60.00%) VB
3 3 (60.00%) VB.NET
3 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (60.00%) Thin Client
3 3 (60.00%) Oracle OLAP
3 3 (60.00%) Fat Client
3 3 (60.00%) Power BI
3 3 (60.00%) Power Platform
4 2 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (20.00%) Public Sector

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 (20.00%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (80.00%) DTS
2 4 (80.00%) Essbase
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server 2016
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (60.00%) OLAP
3 3 (60.00%) Oracle OLAP
3 3 (60.00%) Power BI
4 1 (20.00%) OLTP
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (20.00%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Applications Developer
1 4 (80.00%) Applications Support
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Developer
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server Developer
1 4 (80.00%) SSIS Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Database Developer
2 1 (20.00%) DBA
2 1 (20.00%) Senior DBA
2 1 (20.00%) Senior SQL DBA
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Database Developer
2 1 (20.00%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) .NET
2 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Fat Client
1 3 (60.00%) Thin Client
2 1 (20.00%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (20.00%) Cloud Operations
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Security Management
3 1 (20.00%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) T-SQL
2 4 (80.00%) C#
3 3 (60.00%) VB
3 3 (60.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) Hyperion
2 4 (80.00%) Oracle
2 4 (80.00%) Sybase