Period
to 20 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for MCITP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 20 January 2019 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)
UK > England
6 months to
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 740 721 689
Rank change year-on-year -19 -32 -26
Contract jobs citing MCITP 90 129 156
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.10% 0.14% 0.17%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.52% 0.74% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 79 89
England median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% - -7.89%
10th Percentile £173 £191 £164
90th Percentile £459 £488 £515
UK median daily rate £370 £350 £347
% change year-on-year +5.71% +0.86% -0.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 5
England median hourly rate £16.35 £15.69 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.17% +20.69% -39.53%
10th Percentile £12.67 £11.20 £10.74
90th Percentile £19.35 £20.00 £14.93
UK median hourly rate £16.35 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -18.28% +14.29% -18.60%

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 contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
England
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 17,272 17,441 18,363
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 19.23% 19.05% 20.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,325 10,707 11,503
England median daily rate £450 £445 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.12% +4.71% +3.66%
10th Percentile £263 £231 £250
90th Percentile £626 £625 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £430 £425
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 770 761 798
England median hourly rate £28.46 £23.50 £26.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.11% -10.48% -0.94%
10th Percentile £12.98 £12.00 £12.11
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.00 £47.83
UK median hourly rate £27.50 £24.56 £26.00
% change year-on-year +11.97% -5.54% -5.45%

MCITP
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing MCITP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for MCITP in England

MCITP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MCITP in England

MCITP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MCITP in England over the 6 months to 20 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MCITP in England

MCITP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MCITP in England

MCITP
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 6 months to 20 January 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -12 33 £313 -3.47% 15
South East -3 29 £395 +12.86% 11
Midlands +19 20 £375 +44.23% 5
West Midlands -7 13 £380 +31.03% 3
North of England -34 9 £146 -47.77% 10
East Midlands +14 7 £175 -22.22% 2
North West -11 5 £146 -39.06% 3
Yorkshire -21 4 - - 5
East of England -7 1 - - 6
MCITP
UK

For the 6 months to 20 January 2019, 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 England region with a requirement for MCITP.

1 90 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 70 (77.78%) Windows
3 69 (76.67%) Microsoft
4 56 (62.22%) Active Directory
5 53 (58.89%) MCSE
6 46 (51.11%) ITIL
7 40 (44.44%) VMware
8 33 (36.67%) Microsoft Azure
9 31 (34.44%) Security Cleared
9 31 (34.44%) Windows Server
10 30 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
11 29 (32.22%) Office 365
11 29 (32.22%) Windows Server 2012
12 23 (25.56%) SC Cleared
12 23 (25.56%) SQL
13 22 (24.44%) Linux
13 22 (24.44%) Windows Server 2008
14 21 (23.33%) MCP
15 20 (22.22%) Cisco
15 20 (22.22%) PowerShell
16 18 (20.00%) Citrix
17 17 (18.89%) Migration
17 17 (18.89%) Service Management
17 17 (18.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 17 (18.89%) MCTS
18 16 (17.78%) Cisco Certification
18 16 (17.78%) Problem-Solving
19 15 (16.67%) MS Exchange
19 15 (16.67%) Project Management
20 14 (15.56%) Unix

MCITP
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 15 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 10 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
2 10 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
2 10 (11.11%) Skype for Business
3 9 (10.00%) SharePoint
4 7 (7.78%) IIS
5 5 (5.56%) SharePoint 2010
5 5 (5.56%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (4.44%) Office Communications Server
7 2 (2.22%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (1.11%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 11 (12.22%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.22%) SAP GTS
2 1 (1.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.11%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 33 (36.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 29 (32.22%) Office 365
3 12 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (10.00%) Azure Active Directory
5 8 (8.89%) IaaS
6 7 (7.78%) Google Cloud Platform
6 7 (7.78%) PaaS
7 4 (4.44%) Serverless
8 3 (3.33%) AWS Lambda
8 3 (3.33%) Dynamics 365
9 2 (2.22%) Google Analytics
10 1 (1.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (15.56%) DNS
2 11 (12.22%) DHCP
3 10 (11.11%) Firewall
4 7 (7.78%) TCP/IP
5 6 (6.67%) SAN
6 5 (5.56%) Wireless
7 4 (4.44%) Skype
7 4 (4.44%) VoIP
8 3 (3.33%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (2.22%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (2.22%) iSCSI
9 2 (2.22%) LAN
9 2 (2.22%) NetScaler
9 2 (2.22%) Remote Desktop
9 2 (2.22%) Unified Communications
9 2 (2.22%) VPN
9 2 (2.22%) WAN
10 1 (1.11%) ADSL
10 1 (1.11%) PSTN
10 1 (1.11%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (4.44%) QlikView
3 4 (4.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (4.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (3.33%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.11%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (1.11%) Big Data
5 1 (1.11%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.11%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.11%) HDInsight
5 1 (1.11%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.11%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.11%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (1.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (3.33%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (2.22%) JIRA
2 2 (2.22%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 8 (8.89%) Military
2 7 (7.78%) Finance
3 4 (4.44%) Back Office
4 2 (2.22%) Automotive
5 1 (1.11%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.11%) Front Office
5 1 (1.11%) Legal
5 1 (1.11%) Marketing
5 1 (1.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (12.22%) Analyst
2 10 (11.11%) Consultant
2 10 (11.11%) Desktop Support
2 10 (11.11%) Support Engineer
3 9 (10.00%) Desktop Engineer
3 9 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 8 (8.89%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 7 (7.78%) Architect
5 7 (7.78%) Cloud Architect
6 6 (6.67%) Applications Support
6 6 (6.67%) Cloud Solutions Architect
6 6 (6.67%) Project Manager
6 6 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
6 6 (6.67%) Windows Consultant
7 5 (5.56%) Applications Specialist
7 5 (5.56%) IT Support
7 5 (5.56%) Support Analyst
7 5 (5.56%) Technical Manager
7 5 (5.56%) Technical Project Manager
8 4 (4.44%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (11.11%) .NET
2 7 (7.78%) ASP.NET
2 7 (7.78%) HTML
3 3 (3.33%) .NET Core
3 3 (3.33%) AngularJS
3 3 (3.33%) RxJS
4 1 (1.11%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.78%) Data Centre
2 5 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.33%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (2.22%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.11%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.11%) Cloud Native
5 1 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.11%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.11%) iPhone
5 1 (1.11%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.11%) NHS
5 1 (1.11%) PMI
5 1 (1.11%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 70 (77.78%) Windows
2 31 (34.44%) Windows Server
3 29 (32.22%) Windows Server 2012
4 22 (24.44%) Linux
4 22 (24.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (15.56%) Unix
6 13 (14.44%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (10.00%) Windows 10
8 8 (8.89%) Windows 7
9 7 (7.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (3.33%) Mac OS X
10 3 (3.33%) Mac OS X Server
11 2 (2.22%) Android
12 1 (1.11%) Apple iOS
12 1 (1.11%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (51.11%) ITIL
2 17 (18.89%) Migration
2 17 (18.89%) Service Management
3 16 (17.78%) Problem-Solving
4 15 (16.67%) Project Management
5 14 (15.56%) ITIL V3
6 12 (13.33%) ITSM
6 12 (13.33%) Service Delivery
7 11 (12.22%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (10.00%) Customer Requirements
8 9 (10.00%) PRINCE2
9 8 (8.89%) Change Management
9 8 (8.89%) Disaster Recovery
9 8 (8.89%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 8 (8.89%) Project Planning
9 8 (8.89%) Root Cause Analysis
10 7 (7.78%) Problem Management
10 7 (7.78%) Security Testing
10 7 (7.78%) Validation
11 6 (6.67%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 23 (25.56%) SQL
2 20 (22.22%) PowerShell
3 8 (8.89%) JavaScript
4 7 (7.78%) VBScript
5 4 (4.44%) C#
5 4 (4.44%) Python
6 3 (3.33%) TypeScript
7 1 (1.11%) Java
7 1 (1.11%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.11%) VB
Qualifications
1 90 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 53 (58.89%) MCSE
3 31 (34.44%) Security Cleared
4 23 (25.56%) SC Cleared
5 21 (23.33%) MCP
6 17 (18.89%) MCTS
6 17 (18.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 16 (17.78%) Cisco Certification
8 13 (14.44%) MCSA
9 9 (10.00%) CCNA
9 9 (10.00%) CISSP
9 9 (10.00%) DV Cleared
10 7 (7.78%) ISEB
10 7 (7.78%) ISTQB
10 7 (7.78%) ITIL Certification
10 7 (7.78%) MCDBA
10 7 (7.78%) RHCE
11 6 (6.67%) APMP
11 6 (6.67%) CISMP
12 4 (4.44%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.67%) JSP 440
2 4 (4.44%) SLA
3 2 (2.22%) PMO
4 1 (1.11%) Data Quality
System Software
1 56 (62.22%) Active Directory
2 30 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (13.33%) Hyper-V
4 8 (8.89%) VMware ESXi
4 8 (8.89%) vSphere
5 7 (7.78%) vCloud
6 4 (4.44%) VMware Workstation
7 3 (3.33%) XenApp
8 1 (1.11%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 10 (11.11%) Microsoft Intune
2 9 (10.00%) SCCM
3 7 (7.78%) HP ALM
4 6 (6.67%) NetBackup
5 4 (4.44%) AirWatch
5 4 (4.44%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 4 (4.44%) SCOM
5 4 (4.44%) SolarWinds Orion
6 3 (3.33%) vCenter Server
6 3 (3.33%) XenMobile
7 2 (2.22%) Failover Clustering
7 2 (2.22%) PaperCut
7 2 (2.22%) SCVMM
8 1 (1.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (1.11%) WSUS
Vendors
1 69 (76.67%) Microsoft
2 40 (44.44%) VMware
3 20 (22.22%) Cisco
4 18 (20.00%) Citrix
5 10 (11.11%) HP
6 9 (10.00%) Google
7 7 (7.78%) Red Hat
8 5 (5.56%) Apple
8 5 (5.56%) F5
8 5 (5.56%) NetApp
9 4 (4.44%) Avaya
9 4 (4.44%) IronPort
9 4 (4.44%) SolarWinds
10 3 (3.33%) CommVault
10 3 (3.33%) Ivanti
10 3 (3.33%) Meraki
10 3 (3.33%) RedGate
10 3 (3.33%) SAP
11 2 (2.22%) Dell Compellent
11 2 (2.22%) ServiceNow