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 3 months to 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP)
UK / England
Rank 499 510 414
Rank change year-on-year +11 -96  
Contract jobs citing MCITP 86 105 186
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.21% 0.21% 0.39%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.00% 1.02% 1.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 56 103
Median daily rate £350 £408 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.11% +25.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £210 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £494 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £375 £325
% change year-on-year -12.00% +15.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 9
Median hourly rate £13.00 £15.93 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.36% -27.61%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.71 £28.75
% change year-on-year +6.88% -34.91%  

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 England.

Academic & Professional Certification
England
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 8635 10261 9623
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 20.66% 20.92% 20.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 5425 6473 5556
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £260 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 419 375 428
Median hourly rate £30.00 £35.55 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.60% +57.98%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.50 £57.75 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.25 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -26.87% +77.77%  

MCITP
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 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 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MCITP in England

MCITP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 25 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
London +56 36 £400 +35.59% 7
South East -11 21 £325 -23.22% 6
East of England -3 8 £425 -
North West +26 6 £275 +4.76% 3
East Midlands -1 6 £550 - 6
Yorkshire +9 2 - -
West Midlands +8 2 £381 -12.85% 4
Midlands - 2 £275 -
South West -2 1 - - 1
MCITP
UK

MCITP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 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 England region with a requirement for MCITP.

1 152 (98.70%) Microsoft Certification
2 126 (81.82%) Windows
3 121 (78.57%) Microsoft
4 107 (69.48%) Active Directory
5 85 (55.19%) Windows Server
6 80 (51.95%) MCSE
7 71 (46.10%) ITIL
8 60 (38.96%) VMware
9 53 (34.42%) Windows Server 2008
10 49 (31.82%) MCSA
11 48 (31.17%) Windows Server 2012
12 47 (30.52%) SQL Server
13 45 (29.22%) VMware Infrastructure
14 43 (27.92%) MCP
14 43 (27.92%) Office 365
14 43 (27.92%) PowerShell
15 41 (26.62%) MS Excel
15 41 (26.62%) Migration
16 40 (25.97%) Windows 7
17 35 (22.73%) MS Exchange
18 34 (22.08%) Cisco
19 33 (21.43%) Finance
20 31 (20.13%) MCTS
20 31 (20.13%) Skype for Business
21 30 (19.48%) Exchange Server 2010
22 29 (18.83%) SAN
23 28 (18.18%) Security Cleared
23 28 (18.18%) Hyper-V
24 27 (17.53%) SQL
25 26 (16.88%) Windows Server 2003

MCITP
Top Related 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 35 (22.73%) MS Exchange
2 31 (20.13%) Skype for Business
3 30 (19.48%) Exchange Server 2010
4 22 (14.29%) SharePoint
5 17 (11.04%) Exchange Server 2013
6 9 (5.84%) IIS
7 8 (5.19%) Exchange Server 2007
8 6 (3.90%) MS Project Server
9 5 (3.25%) SharePoint 2013
10 4 (2.60%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.65%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.65%) WebSphere
Applications
1 41 (26.62%) MS Excel
2 13 (8.44%) MS Office
3 2 (1.30%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.95%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.30%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (1.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 43 (27.92%) Office 365
2 26 (16.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (6.49%) Azure Active Directory
4 7 (4.55%) OneDrive
5 5 (3.25%) Yammer
6 4 (2.60%) AWS CloudFormation
6 4 (2.60%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (2.60%) IaaS
6 4 (2.60%) Mimecast
7 2 (1.30%) Amazon AWS
7 2 (1.30%) AWS OpsWorks
8 1 (0.65%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (18.83%) SAN
2 25 (16.23%) Firewall
3 24 (15.58%) Skype
3 24 (15.58%) VoIP
4 18 (11.69%) DHCP
5 15 (9.74%) DNS
6 11 (7.14%) WAN
7 10 (6.49%) Remote Desktop
8 8 (5.19%) VLAN
9 7 (4.55%) NAS
9 7 (4.55%) VPN
10 6 (3.90%) Kerberos
10 6 (3.90%) MPLS
11 5 (3.25%) PBX
12 4 (2.60%) Internet
12 4 (2.60%) LDAP
12 4 (2.60%) SSL
12 4 (2.60%) Unified Communications
13 3 (1.95%) Cisco Nexus
13 3 (1.95%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (30.52%) SQL Server
2 16 (10.39%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (7.79%) SQL Server 2014
4 11 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
5 9 (5.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 9 (5.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (5.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (5.19%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (2.60%) Amazon RDS
7 4 (2.60%) Oracle Database
8 3 (1.95%) SQL Server 2000
8 3 (1.95%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (1.30%) Data Mart
9 2 (1.30%) OLAP
9 2 (1.30%) OLTP
9 2 (1.30%) Power BI
9 2 (1.30%) PowerPivot
9 2 (1.30%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.30%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.65%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 12 (7.79%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (2.60%) Git (software)
2 4 (2.60%) Jenkins
3 3 (1.95%) CruiseControl
3 3 (1.95%) TeamCity
3 3 (1.95%) Visual Studio Team System
4 2 (1.30%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.30%) WiX
5 1 (0.65%) MSI
General
1 33 (21.43%) Finance
2 4 (2.60%) Retail
3 2 (1.30%) Financial Institution
3 2 (1.30%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.65%) Banking
4 1 (0.65%) Legal
Job Titles
1 20 (12.99%) Consultant
1 20 (12.99%) Wintel Engineer
2 16 (10.39%) Windows Engineer
3 15 (9.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 14 (9.09%) DBA
4 14 (9.09%) SQL DBA
5 13 (8.44%) Systems Engineer
6 12 (7.79%) Server Engineer
7 11 (7.14%) Analyst
7 11 (7.14%) Windows Systems Engineer
8 9 (5.84%) Architect
9 8 (5.19%) Support Engineer
10 7 (4.55%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 7 (4.55%) Active Directory Consultant
10 7 (4.55%) Developer
10 7 (4.55%) Technical Architect
11 6 (3.90%) Active Directory Architect
11 6 (3.90%) Server Consultant
11 6 (3.90%) Windows Consultant
11 6 (3.90%) Wintel Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (11.69%) XML
2 7 (4.55%) .NET
3 6 (3.90%) HTML
3 6 (3.90%) WCF
4 5 (3.25%) ASP.NET
5 3 (1.95%) WF
6 1 (0.65%) COM
6 1 (0.65%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 23 (14.94%) Clustering
2 13 (8.44%) Replication
3 10 (6.49%) PKI
4 8 (5.19%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (4.55%) Data Centre
6 5 (3.25%) Computer Science
6 5 (3.25%) iPad
6 5 (3.25%) Virtual Team
7 4 (2.60%) Enterprise Cloud
8 3 (1.95%) Blackberry
8 3 (1.95%) NHS
9 2 (1.30%) Client/Server
9 2 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.30%) Life Science
9 2 (1.30%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.65%) Handset
10 1 (0.65%) HP Storage
10 1 (0.65%) Hybrid Cloud
10 1 (0.65%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 126 (81.82%) Windows
2 85 (55.19%) Windows Server
3 53 (34.42%) Windows Server 2008
4 48 (31.17%) Windows Server 2012
5 40 (25.97%) Windows 7
6 26 (16.88%) Windows Server 2003
7 15 (9.74%) Windows 8
8 8 (5.19%) Unix
9 6 (3.90%) Linux
10 4 (2.60%) Solaris
11 3 (1.95%) Windows 10
11 3 (1.95%) Windows XP
12 2 (1.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.65%) Amazon Linux
13 1 (0.65%) Android
13 1 (0.65%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.65%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (46.10%) ITIL
2 41 (26.62%) Migration
3 20 (12.99%) High Availability
4 15 (9.74%) Disaster Recovery
5 14 (9.09%) Configuration Management
6 11 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
7 10 (6.49%) Change Management
7 10 (6.49%) Identity Management
8 9 (5.84%) Performance Tuning
8 9 (5.84%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (5.19%) Service Management
10 7 (4.55%) Customer Engagement
10 7 (4.55%) Customer Requirements
10 7 (4.55%) ITIL V3
10 7 (4.55%) Patch Management
10 7 (4.55%) Server Building
10 7 (4.55%) Validation
10 7 (4.55%) Virtual Environments
11 6 (3.90%) Information Architecture
11 6 (3.90%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 43 (27.92%) PowerShell
2 27 (17.53%) SQL
3 20 (12.99%) VBScript
4 8 (5.19%) T-SQL
5 6 (3.90%) C#
6 4 (2.60%) Bash Shell
6 4 (2.60%) Python
7 3 (1.95%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.30%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.65%) C++
9 1 (0.65%) Java
Qualifications
1 152 (98.70%) Microsoft Certification
2 80 (51.95%) MCSE
3 49 (31.82%) MCSA
4 43 (27.92%) MCP
5 31 (20.13%) MCTS
6 28 (18.18%) Security Cleared
7 25 (16.23%) SC Cleared
8 19 (12.34%) Degree
9 15 (9.74%) CCNA
9 15 (9.74%) Cisco Certification
10 11 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 9 (5.84%) CCNP
12 8 (5.19%) MCDBA
13 6 (3.90%) MCDST
14 4 (2.60%) CCIE
15 3 (1.95%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 3 (1.95%) MCPD
16 2 (1.30%) DBS Check
16 2 (1.30%) NVQ Level 3
16 2 (1.30%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.60%) PCI DSS
1 4 (2.60%) QA
2 3 (1.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.95%) SLA
3 1 (0.65%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (0.65%) ISO27002
System Software
1 107 (69.48%) Active Directory
2 45 (29.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (18.18%) Hyper-V
4 14 (9.09%) VMware ESX
5 8 (5.19%) Terminal Services
6 6 (3.90%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (3.90%) XenApp
7 4 (2.60%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 4 (2.60%) UAG
7 4 (2.60%) Virtual Servers
7 4 (2.60%) vSphere
8 3 (1.95%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (1.30%) Virtual Desktop
9 2 (1.30%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.65%) Terminal Server
10 1 (0.65%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 16 (10.39%) SCCM
2 11 (7.14%) Nessus
2 11 (7.14%) SCOM
3 7 (4.55%) WSUS
4 6 (3.90%) AirWatch
4 6 (3.90%) XenMobile
5 4 (2.60%) Microsoft Intune
5 4 (2.60%) Nagios
5 4 (2.60%) Puppet
6 3 (1.95%) Failover Clustering
6 3 (1.95%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 2 (1.30%) Backup Exec
7 2 (1.30%) CA Single Sign-On
7 2 (1.30%) PowerCLI
7 2 (1.30%) SQL Sentry
7 2 (1.30%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 2 (1.30%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (1.30%) WMI
8 1 (0.65%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 1 (0.65%) Simpana
Vendors
1 121 (78.57%) Microsoft
2 60 (38.96%) VMware
3 34 (22.08%) Cisco
4 23 (14.94%) Citrix
5 18 (11.69%) NetApp
6 17 (11.04%) SolarWinds
7 11 (7.14%) LANDesk
8 8 (5.19%) Oracle
9 7 (4.55%) HP
10 4 (2.60%) 3PAR
10 4 (2.60%) RedGate
10 4 (2.60%) ServiceNow
11 3 (1.95%) EMC
12 2 (1.30%) Kaseya
12 2 (1.30%) Kaspersky
12 2 (1.30%) Red Hat
12 2 (1.30%) Remedy
12 2 (1.30%) SAP
12 2 (1.30%) Snow
12 2 (1.30%) Symantec
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