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 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)
London / City of London
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 159 152 184
Rank change year-on-year -7 +32  
Contract jobs citing MCITP 6 3 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.19% 0.086% 0.25%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.36% 0.58% 1.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 11
Median daily rate £425 £295 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +44.06% -34.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £295 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £319 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £363 £325
% change year-on-year -8.96% +11.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £17.00
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 the City of London.

Academic & Professional Certification
City of London
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 442 513 822
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 13.81% 14.69% 14.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 294 360 613
Median daily rate £474 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.33% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £295 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +6.44% +1.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 14
Median hourly rate £20.54 £21.78 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.69% +3.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.94 £16.75 £14.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.35 £89.00 £34.80
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 the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London 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 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 3 months to 30 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 30 April 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 8 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (75.00%) MCSE
3 5 (62.50%) ITIL
3 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 5 (62.50%) Finance
4 4 (50.00%) Windows
4 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 4 (50.00%) Windows Server
5 3 (37.50%) SharePoint
5 3 (37.50%) MCP
5 3 (37.50%) Migration
5 3 (37.50%) PowerShell
5 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (37.50%) Skype
6 2 (25.00%) Skype for Business
6 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (25.00%) Banking
6 2 (25.00%) Retail
6 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (25.00%) ITIL V3
6 2 (25.00%) Splunk
6 2 (25.00%) Office 365
6 2 (25.00%) MCTS
6 2 (25.00%) MCSA
6 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (25.00%) Intel Security
6 2 (25.00%) NHS
6 2 (25.00%) CyberArk
6 2 (25.00%) DevOps
7 1 (12.50%) Records 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 3 (37.50%) SharePoint
2 2 (25.00%) Skype for Business
3 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
3 1 (12.50%) MS Project Server
3 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2013
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (25.00%) Office 365
2 1 (12.50%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) Skype
2 1 (12.50%) Firewall
2 1 (12.50%) Kerberos
2 1 (12.50%) PBX
2 1 (12.50%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) MySQL
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Banking
2 2 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Consultant
1 2 (25.00%) IT Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) Senior IT Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) Senior Server Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) Server Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
2 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Support
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Office 365 Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Office 365 Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Systems Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
1 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
1 1 (12.50%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
1 4 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
4 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) ITIL
2 3 (37.50%) Migration
3 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (25.00%) DevOps
3 2 (25.00%) ITIL V3
4 1 (12.50%) Information Architecture
4 1 (12.50%) Line Management
4 1 (12.50%) Records Management
4 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
4 1 (12.50%) Service Management
4 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (12.50%) Web Development
4 1 (12.50%) Workflow
4 1 (12.50%) Workflow Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) PowerShell
2 1 (12.50%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (75.00%) MCSE
3 3 (37.50%) MCP
4 2 (25.00%) MCSA
4 2 (25.00%) MCTS
5 1 (12.50%) CCNA
5 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) CyberArk
2 2 (25.00%) Intel Security
2 2 (25.00%) Splunk
3 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint
3 1 (12.50%) NICE Systems