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 30 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.

Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP)
England / East of England
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 118 118 129
Rank change year-on-year 0 +11  
Contract jobs citing MCITP 7 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.33% 0.40% 0.075%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.56% 1.99% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 1
Median daily rate £425 £425 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +70.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £404 £325
% change year-on-year -18.26% +24.23%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £85.75 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +101.76%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £15.93 £28.75
% change year-on-year +25.58% -44.60%  

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 450 503 477
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 21.15% 20.01% 17.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 267 265 231
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £240 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £537 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 43 58
Median hourly rate £31.50 £46.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.52% +104.44%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.20 £11.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £60.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £39.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -23.07% +73.33%  

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 30 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
Essex -11 4 £425 -
Norfolk - 2 - -
Cambridgeshire +7 1 - - 1
MCITP
England

For the 6 months to 30 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 of England region with a requirement for MCITP.

1 14 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (85.71%) Windows
2 12 (85.71%) Hyper-V
3 10 (71.43%) MCSE
4 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
4 9 (64.29%) Migration
4 9 (64.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (50.00%) Clustering
6 7 (50.00%) ITIL
7 6 (42.86%) MS Excel
7 6 (42.86%) Office 365
8 5 (35.71%) Skype for Business
8 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Azure
8 5 (35.71%) Virtual Infrastructure
9 4 (28.57%) SharePoint
9 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
9 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
9 4 (28.57%) DHCP
9 4 (28.57%) DNS
9 4 (28.57%) Service Management
9 4 (28.57%) Degree
9 4 (28.57%) WSUS
9 4 (28.57%) MCTS
9 4 (28.57%) Customer Engagement
9 4 (28.57%) Windows Server
9 4 (28.57%) SharePoint 2010
9 4 (28.57%) Mimecast
10 3 (21.43%) High Availability
10 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager

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 5 (35.71%) Skype for Business
2 4 (28.57%) SharePoint
2 4 (28.57%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 6 (42.86%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (42.86%) Office 365
2 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (28.57%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) DHCP
1 4 (28.57%) DNS
2 3 (21.43%) SAN
3 2 (14.29%) MPLS
3 2 (14.29%) NetScaler
3 2 (14.29%) WAN
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2000
2 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Consultant
2 5 (35.71%) Azure Consultant
2 5 (35.71%) Office 365 Consultant
2 5 (35.71%) Technical Consultant
3 3 (21.43%) DBA
3 3 (21.43%) Hyper-V Consultant
3 3 (21.43%) SQL DBA
4 2 (14.29%) Architect
4 2 (14.29%) Senior DBA
4 2 (14.29%) Senior SQL DBA
4 2 (14.29%) Server Consultant
4 2 (14.29%) Support Consultant
4 2 (14.29%) Technical Architect
4 2 (14.29%) Windows Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
5 1 (7.14%) IT Support
5 1 (7.14%) SCCM Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Virtualisation Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Virtualisation Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 7 (50.00%) Clustering
2 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 12 (85.71%) Windows
2 9 (64.29%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (28.57%) Windows Server
5 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (14.29%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Migration
2 7 (50.00%) ITIL
3 5 (35.71%) Virtual Infrastructure
4 4 (28.57%) Customer Engagement
4 4 (28.57%) Service Management
5 3 (21.43%) Change Management
5 3 (21.43%) Data Protection
5 3 (21.43%) High Availability
5 3 (21.43%) Information Management
5 3 (21.43%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (14.29%) Converged Infrastructure
6 2 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) PowerShell
1 3 (21.43%) SQL
1 3 (21.43%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (71.43%) MCSE
3 4 (28.57%) Degree
3 4 (28.57%) MCTS
4 1 (7.14%) VCAP
4 1 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (85.71%) Hyper-V
2 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
3 2 (14.29%) Terminal Services
3 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (14.29%) vSphere
3 2 (14.29%) XenApp
4 1 (7.14%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) WSUS
2 3 (21.43%) Failover Clustering
2 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (7.14%) SCCM
3 1 (7.14%) Simpana
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) 3PAR
2 2 (14.29%) Citrix
2 2 (14.29%) HP
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle
2 2 (14.29%) VMware
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco
3 1 (7.14%) CommVault
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