The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Kent 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)
South East / Kent
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 38 43
Rank change year-on-year -2 +5  
Contract jobs citing MCITP 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 0.40% 0.30% 0.36%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.82% 1.41% 2.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £110 £255
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -56.86%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £330 £325
% change year-on-year +2.27% +1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Kent.

Academic & Professional Certification
Kent
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 55 71 46
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 21.91% 21.52% 16.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 38 23
Median daily rate £375 £405 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.40% -4.70%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £133 £130 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £540 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 2
Median hourly rate £22.52 £20.83 £25.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.11% -19.10%  
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 Kent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Kent 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 Kent

MCITP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MCITP in Kent

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 Kent region with a requirement for MCITP.

1 6 (100.00%) MCP
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) MCSE
1 6 (100.00%) MCSA
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (83.33%) SolarWinds
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 5 (83.33%) Nessus
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (83.33%) LANDesk
2 5 (83.33%) Server Patching
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server
2 5 (83.33%) Finance
3 1 (16.67%) Virtual Infrastructure
3 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (16.67%) DHCP
3 1 (16.67%) DNS
3 1 (16.67%) Project Planning
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring

MCITP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) DHCP
1 1 (16.67%) DNS
General
1 5 (83.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Engineer
2 5 (83.33%) Server Engineer
2 5 (83.33%) Systems Engineer
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Systems Engineer
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Server Patching
2 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (16.67%) Project Planning
2 1 (16.67%) Virtual Infrastructure
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) MCP
1 6 (100.00%) MCSA
1 6 (100.00%) MCSE
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (83.33%) Nessus
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (83.33%) LANDesk
2 5 (83.33%) SolarWinds