The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire with a requirement for MCITP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 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)
South East / Hampshire
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 101 114 87
Rank change year-on-year +13 -27  
Contract jobs citing MCITP 11 11 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.59% 0.50% 1.43%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.40% 1.25% 3.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 10 10
Median daily rate £320 £409 £332
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.71% +23.10%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £268 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £425 £419
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £405 £325
% change year-on-year -18.51% +24.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Hampshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Hampshire
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 786 881 799
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 41.94% 39.74% 36.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 478 589 437
Median daily rate £413 £388 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.45% +9.15%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 25 25
Median hourly rate £41.64 £37.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.04% +134.37%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.25 £12.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £64.38 £52.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -25.20% +77.77%  

MCITP
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hampshire 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 Hampshire

MCITP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MCITP in Hampshire

MCITP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MCITP in Hampshire over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MCITP in Hampshire

MCITP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MCITP in Hampshire

MCITP
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MCITP within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 29 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
Hook - 7 £310 -
Southampton +5 1 £450 +63.63%
Fareham - 1 £275 - 1
MCITP
South East

For the 6 months to 29 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for MCITP.

1 20 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (95.00%) Microsoft
2 19 (95.00%) Windows
2 19 (95.00%) Windows Server
3 18 (90.00%) Active Directory
3 18 (90.00%) PowerShell
3 18 (90.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (85.00%) MCSA
4 17 (85.00%) Cisco
4 17 (85.00%) VBScript
4 17 (85.00%) XML
5 16 (80.00%) Windows 7
6 15 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 15 (75.00%) ITIL
6 15 (75.00%) SAN
6 15 (75.00%) VMware
6 15 (75.00%) Firewall
7 14 (70.00%) NetApp
7 14 (70.00%) SQL Server
7 14 (70.00%) MS Exchange
7 14 (70.00%) Exchange Server 2010
8 13 (65.00%) Security Cleared
8 13 (65.00%) Skype
8 13 (65.00%) Skype for Business
8 13 (65.00%) VoIP
8 13 (65.00%) VMware ESX
9 11 (55.00%) SC Cleared
10 7 (35.00%) Validation
10 7 (35.00%) Customer Requirements
11 4 (20.00%) High Availability

MCITP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire 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 14 (70.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 14 (70.00%) MS Exchange
2 13 (65.00%) Skype for Business
3 1 (5.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (5.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (75.00%) Firewall
1 15 (75.00%) SAN
2 13 (65.00%) Skype
2 13 (65.00%) VoIP
3 1 (5.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (5.00%) NAS
3 1 (5.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (70.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (5.00%) Banking
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (75.00%) Wintel Engineer
2 6 (30.00%) Server Engineer
3 5 (25.00%) Wintel Server Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Windows Specialist
5 2 (10.00%) Active Directory Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) PowerShell Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Server Specialist
5 2 (10.00%) Windows Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Windows Server Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Windows Server Specialist
5 2 (10.00%) Wintel Server Specialist
5 2 (10.00%) Wintel Specialist
6 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) IT Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Network Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) Network Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Network Infrastructure Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) Wintel Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (85.00%) XML
2 3 (15.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (10.00%) Client/Server
2 2 (10.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.00%) Blackberry
3 1 (5.00%) Clustering
3 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.00%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 19 (95.00%) Windows
1 19 (95.00%) Windows Server
2 18 (90.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (80.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (5.00%) Linux
5 1 (5.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (75.00%) ITIL
2 7 (35.00%) Customer Requirements
2 7 (35.00%) Validation
3 4 (20.00%) High Availability
4 2 (10.00%) Change Management
5 1 (5.00%) Capacity Management
5 1 (5.00%) Database Mirroring
5 1 (5.00%) Desktop Virtualisation
5 1 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (5.00%) Incident Management
5 1 (5.00%) ITSM
5 1 (5.00%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (5.00%) Network Management
5 1 (5.00%) Open Source
5 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2
5 1 (5.00%) Problem Management
5 1 (5.00%) Server Building
5 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.00%) Virtual Environments
5 1 (5.00%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 18 (90.00%) PowerShell
2 17 (85.00%) VBScript
3 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (85.00%) MCSA
3 13 (65.00%) Security Cleared
4 11 (55.00%) SC Cleared
5 3 (15.00%) Degree
6 1 (5.00%) CCDP
6 1 (5.00%) CCNA
6 1 (5.00%) CCNP
6 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (5.00%) HND
6 1 (5.00%) MCSE
6 1 (5.00%) MCTS
6 1 (5.00%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 18 (90.00%) Active Directory
2 15 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (65.00%) VMware ESX
4 2 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
5 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (5.00%) Terminal Server
5 1 (5.00%) Terminal Services
5 1 (5.00%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (5.00%) vSphere
5 1 (5.00%) XenDesktop
5 1 (5.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) SCCM
2 1 (5.00%) PowerCLI
2 1 (5.00%) WMI
Vendors
1 19 (95.00%) Microsoft
2 17 (85.00%) Cisco
3 15 (75.00%) VMware
4 14 (70.00%) NetApp
5 1 (5.00%) Citrix