The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands with a requirement for MCITP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP)
England / East Midlands
Rank 93 95 95
Rank change year-on-year +2 0  
Contract jobs citing MCITP 6 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.41% 0.12% 0.19%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.17% 0.67% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Median daily rate £550 - £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £375 £325
% change year-on-year -12.00% +15.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £11.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.71 £15.00
% change year-on-year +6.88% +24.75%  

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 East Midlands.

Academic & Professional Certification
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 277 298 269
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 18.72% 18.47% 16.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 190 155
Median daily rate £400 £370 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.10% -1.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £205 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £490 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 17 17
Median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.28% +25.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £9.89 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £48.50 £21.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -31.25% +77.77%  

MCITP
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands 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 East Midlands

MCITP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing MCITP in the East Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for MCITP in the East Midlands

MCITP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MCITP in the East Midlands

MCITP
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MCITP within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Derbyshire -2 5 £550 - 1
Leicestershire -6 1 - -
MCITP
England

MCITP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for MCITP.

1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (88.89%) Windows
3 7 (77.78%) Active Directory
4 6 (66.67%) MCSE
4 6 (66.67%) Windows Server
5 5 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (55.56%) Migration
5 5 (55.56%) VMware
6 4 (44.44%) Identity Management
6 4 (44.44%) ITIL
6 4 (44.44%) Mobile Device Management
6 4 (44.44%) XenMobile
6 4 (44.44%) AirWatch
7 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
8 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (22.22%) Office 365
8 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
8 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
8 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
8 2 (22.22%) SAN
8 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Clustering
9 1 (11.11%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 1 (11.11%) Citrix
9 1 (11.11%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (11.11%) CISSP
9 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
9 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
9 1 (11.11%) DNS

MCITP
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 (11.11%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (22.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) SAN
2 1 (11.11%) DNS
2 1 (11.11%) NAS
General
1 1 (11.11%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Active Directory Consultant
1 4 (44.44%) Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Server Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Active Directory Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Azure Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Citrix Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support
3 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) IT Manager
3 1 (11.11%) IT Security Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Security Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Service Desk Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Wintel Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Wintel Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Handset
2 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 6 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Migration
2 4 (44.44%) Identity Management
2 4 (44.44%) ITIL
2 4 (44.44%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (11.11%) High Availability
3 1 (11.11%) Information Security
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL V3
3 1 (11.11%) Load Balancing
3 1 (11.11%) Patch Management
3 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
3 1 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Security Architecture
3 1 (11.11%) Security Management
3 1 (11.11%) Security Operations
3 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
3 1 (11.11%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (66.67%) MCSE
3 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
5 1 (11.11%) A+ Certification
5 1 (11.11%) CISSP
5 1 (11.11%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (11.11%) MCDST
5 1 (11.11%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) ISO27002
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (77.78%) Active Directory
2 5 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
3 1 (11.11%) XenApp
3 1 (11.11%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) AirWatch
1 4 (44.44%) XenMobile
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (11.11%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (11.11%) SCCM
2 1 (11.11%) SCOM
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (55.56%) VMware
3 1 (11.11%) Citrix
3 1 (11.11%) Webroot