The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for MCITP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 June 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)
England / East of England
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 131 123 131
Rank change year-on-year -8 +8  
Contract jobs citing MCITP 2 6 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.087% 0.24% 0.39%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.45% 1.38% 2.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 6
Median daily rate £550 £383 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +43.79% +17.69%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £330 £325
% change year-on-year +2.27% +1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Median hourly rate - £35.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +100.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £36.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -54.16% +105.71%  

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 of England.

Academic & Professional Certification
East of England
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 440 435 538
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 19.13% 17.17% 17.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 232 237 288
Median daily rate £380 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.33% +3.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £183 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 42 71
Median hourly rate £32.50 £27.56 £20.22
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.92% +36.31%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.41 £10.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £49.90 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.21 £24.12
% change year-on-year +9.25% +25.22%  

MCITP
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

MCITP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MCITP in the East of England

MCITP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MCITP in the East of England

MCITP
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 24 June 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
Hertfordshire -2 2 £550 +50.68% 1
MCITP
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 of England region with a requirement for MCITP.

1 10 (100.00%) Windows
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (80.00%) Hyper-V
3 6 (60.00%) ITIL
3 6 (60.00%) MCSE
3 6 (60.00%) Migration
3 6 (60.00%) Clustering
3 6 (60.00%) MCTS
3 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (40.00%) Service Management
5 4 (40.00%) DHCP
5 4 (40.00%) DNS
5 4 (40.00%) PowerShell
5 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (40.00%) Customer Engagement
5 4 (40.00%) Degree
5 4 (40.00%) WSUS
5 4 (40.00%) Windows Server
6 2 (20.00%) Change Management
6 2 (20.00%) CCNA
6 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
6 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (20.00%) SQL
6 2 (20.00%) T-SQL
6 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
6 2 (20.00%) MCSA
6 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
6 2 (20.00%) SAN
6 2 (20.00%) Mac OS X

MCITP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 (20.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (20.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (20.00%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (20.00%) Mimecast
1 2 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) DHCP
1 4 (40.00%) DNS
2 2 (20.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2000
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Consultant
2 3 (30.00%) Hyper-V Consultant
2 3 (30.00%) Technical Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Azure Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) DBA
3 2 (20.00%) Office 365 Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) SCCM Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Senior DBA
3 2 (20.00%) Senior SQL DBA
3 2 (20.00%) Server Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) SQL DBA
3 2 (20.00%) Support Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) IT Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) IT Support
4 1 (10.00%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Support Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Technical Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (20.00%) Mac OS
4 2 (20.00%) Mac OS X
4 2 (20.00%) Windows 10
4 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (20.00%) Windows 8
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) ITIL
1 6 (60.00%) Migration
2 4 (40.00%) Customer Engagement
2 4 (40.00%) Service Management
3 2 (20.00%) Application Packaging
3 2 (20.00%) Change Management
3 2 (20.00%) Data Protection
3 2 (20.00%) High Availability
3 2 (20.00%) Information Management
3 2 (20.00%) Patch Management
3 2 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (20.00%) Project Management
3 2 (20.00%) Strategic Planning
3 2 (20.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (20.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (60.00%) MCSE
2 6 (60.00%) MCTS
3 4 (40.00%) Degree
4 2 (20.00%) CCNA
4 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (20.00%) MCSA
System Software
1 8 (80.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (20.00%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) WSUS
2 2 (20.00%) Failover Clustering
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 2 (20.00%) SCCM
2 2 (20.00%) SCOM
2 2 (20.00%) SCSM
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft