The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for MCITP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 April 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 / London
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 363 423 352
Rank change year-on-year +60 -71  
Contract jobs citing MCITP 37 13 76
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.18% 0.056% 0.34%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.08% 0.33% 2.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 8 48
Median daily rate £375 £370 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.35% +21.31%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £295 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £436 £483
UK excluding London median daily rate £334 £375 £325
% change year-on-year -11.00% +15.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 5
Median hourly rate £13.25 - £28.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £12.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +66.66% -71.76%  

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 London.

Academic & Professional Certification
London
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 3414 3990 3727
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 16.94% 17.22% 16.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 2297 2825 2398
Median daily rate £450 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £280 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £567
UK excluding London median daily rate £404 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +6.31% +1.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 47 92
Median hourly rate £40.00 £19.50 £22.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +105.12% -12.08%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.04 £13.03 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £32.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +1.53% +44.44%  

MCITP
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 London

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MCITP in London

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MCITP in London over the 3 months to 24 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MCITP in London

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MCITP in London

MCITP
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MCITP within the London region over the 3 months to 24 April 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
City of London +12 7 £438 +48.30% 2
Uxbridge - 3 - -
Stockley Park - 3 - -
MCITP
England

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 London region with a requirement for MCITP.

1 56 (98.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 49 (85.96%) Microsoft
3 47 (82.46%) Windows
4 41 (71.93%) Active Directory
5 29 (50.88%) ITIL
6 27 (47.37%) MCSE
6 27 (47.37%) Office 365
7 24 (42.11%) MCP
8 23 (40.35%) Windows Server 2008
8 23 (40.35%) Windows Server 2012
8 23 (40.35%) Windows Server
9 21 (36.84%) PowerShell
10 19 (33.33%) Windows 7
11 18 (31.58%) SQL Server
12 17 (29.82%) Migration
13 16 (28.07%) Finance
13 16 (28.07%) MS Exchange
14 15 (26.32%) Citrix
14 15 (26.32%) Microsoft Azure
14 15 (26.32%) Windows 8
15 13 (22.81%) Exchange Server 2013
15 13 (22.81%) Exchange Server 2010
15 13 (22.81%) Configuration Management
16 12 (21.05%) MCTS
16 12 (21.05%) SharePoint
16 12 (21.05%) SQL
17 11 (19.30%) VMware
17 11 (19.30%) Azure Active Directory
18 10 (17.54%) MCSA
18 10 (17.54%) CCNA

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Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 16 (28.07%) MS Exchange
2 13 (22.81%) Exchange Server 2010
2 13 (22.81%) Exchange Server 2013
3 12 (21.05%) SharePoint
4 8 (14.04%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (10.53%) MS Project Server
5 6 (10.53%) Skype for Business
6 5 (8.77%) IIS
7 3 (5.26%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (1.75%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 7 (12.28%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (7.02%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.51%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 27 (47.37%) Office 365
2 15 (26.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (19.30%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (5.26%) OneDrive
5 2 (3.51%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (3.51%) AWS OpsWorks
5 2 (3.51%) IaaS
6 1 (1.75%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (1.75%) Mimecast
6 1 (1.75%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 9 (15.79%) Firewall
2 8 (14.04%) Remote Desktop
3 6 (10.53%) VPN
4 5 (8.77%) Skype
4 5 (8.77%) VLAN
5 4 (7.02%) DHCP
5 4 (7.02%) MPLS
5 4 (7.02%) SSL
5 4 (7.02%) WAN
6 3 (5.26%) SAN
6 3 (5.26%) VoIP
7 2 (3.51%) DNS
7 2 (3.51%) Internet
7 2 (3.51%) Kerberos
8 1 (1.75%) NAS
8 1 (1.75%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (31.58%) SQL Server
2 7 (12.28%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (8.77%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (8.77%) SQL Server 2014
4 4 (7.02%) Amazon RDS
5 3 (5.26%) Data Mart
5 3 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (3.51%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.75%) Big Data
7 1 (1.75%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.75%) MySQL
7 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 8 (14.04%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (5.26%) Visual Studio
2 3 (5.26%) WiX
3 2 (3.51%) CruiseControl
3 2 (3.51%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.51%) Jenkins
3 2 (3.51%) TeamCity
3 2 (3.51%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 16 (28.07%) Finance
2 3 (5.26%) Financial Institution
3 2 (3.51%) Banking
3 2 (3.51%) Retail
4 1 (1.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (8.77%) Administrator
1 5 (8.77%) Architect
1 5 (8.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 5 (8.77%) Team Leader
1 5 (8.77%) Technical Architect
2 4 (7.02%) Active Directory Architect
3 3 (5.26%) Active Directory Expert
3 3 (5.26%) Developer
3 3 (5.26%) SQL Developer
3 3 (5.26%) Subject Matter Expert
3 3 (5.26%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (5.26%) VMware Engineer
4 2 (3.51%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 2 (3.51%) Cloud Specialist
4 2 (3.51%) Data Warehouse Developer
4 2 (3.51%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 2 (3.51%) Senior DevOps
4 2 (3.51%) Server Engineer
4 2 (3.51%) SQL DBA
4 2 (3.51%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.28%) .NET
2 6 (10.53%) WCF
3 4 (7.02%) ASP.NET
4 2 (3.51%) HTML
4 2 (3.51%) WF
5 1 (1.75%) COM
5 1 (1.75%) Java SE
5 1 (1.75%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.79%) Clustering
2 7 (12.28%) Replication
3 5 (8.77%) PKI
4 4 (7.02%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (5.26%) Computer Science
5 3 (5.26%) NHS
5 3 (5.26%) Virtual Team
6 2 (3.51%) Data Centre
6 2 (3.51%) Enterprise Cloud
6 2 (3.51%) HP Storage
7 1 (1.75%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 47 (82.46%) Windows
2 23 (40.35%) Windows Server
2 23 (40.35%) Windows Server 2008
2 23 (40.35%) Windows Server 2012
3 19 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 15 (26.32%) Windows 8
5 10 (17.54%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (15.79%) Unix
7 4 (7.02%) Windows 10
8 3 (5.26%) Linux
9 1 (1.75%) Android
9 1 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.75%) Solaris
9 1 (1.75%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.75%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (50.88%) ITIL
2 17 (29.82%) Migration
3 13 (22.81%) Configuration Management
4 9 (15.79%) ITIL V3
5 8 (14.04%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (12.28%) Identity Access Management
6 7 (12.28%) Server Building
6 7 (12.28%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (10.53%) Information Architecture
7 6 (10.53%) Line Management
7 6 (10.53%) Records Management
7 6 (10.53%) Web Development
7 6 (10.53%) Workflow
7 6 (10.53%) Workflow Development
8 5 (8.77%) Change Management
8 5 (8.77%) DevOps
8 5 (8.77%) High Availability
9 4 (7.02%) Load Balancing
10 3 (5.26%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (36.84%) PowerShell
2 12 (21.05%) SQL
3 6 (10.53%) C#
4 3 (5.26%) T-SQL
5 2 (3.51%) Bash Shell
5 2 (3.51%) Python
5 2 (3.51%) VBScript
6 1 (1.75%) C++
6 1 (1.75%) Java
6 1 (1.75%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 56 (98.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 27 (47.37%) MCSE
3 24 (42.11%) MCP
4 12 (21.05%) MCTS
5 10 (17.54%) CCNA
5 10 (17.54%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (17.54%) MCSA
6 7 (12.28%) SC Cleared
6 7 (12.28%) Security Cleared
7 6 (10.53%) CCNP
8 5 (8.77%) Degree
9 4 (7.02%) CCIE
10 3 (5.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (3.51%) MCDBA
11 2 (3.51%) MCDST
12 1 (1.75%) A+ Certification
12 1 (1.75%) CCA
12 1 (1.75%) CCSP
12 1 (1.75%) Citrix Certification
12 1 (1.75%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.77%) SLA
2 4 (7.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 41 (71.93%) Active Directory
2 9 (15.79%) Hyper-V
3 8 (14.04%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (8.77%) Terminal Services
5 2 (3.51%) UAG
5 2 (3.51%) XenApp
6 1 (1.75%) KVM
6 1 (1.75%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (1.75%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (1.75%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (1.75%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (14.04%) SCOM
2 7 (12.28%) SCCM
3 3 (5.26%) CA Single Sign-On
4 2 (3.51%) Puppet
5 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (1.75%) PowerCLI
5 1 (1.75%) WMI
Vendors
1 49 (85.96%) Microsoft
2 15 (26.32%) Citrix
3 11 (19.30%) VMware
4 9 (15.79%) Cisco
5 8 (14.04%) HP
6 3 (5.26%) CA
6 3 (5.26%) Dell
6 3 (5.26%) RedGate
7 2 (3.51%) CyberArk
7 2 (3.51%) EMC
7 2 (3.51%) Intel Security
7 2 (3.51%) Nimble Storage
7 2 (3.51%) Oracle
7 2 (3.51%) Splunk
8 1 (1.75%) arcserve
8 1 (1.75%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.75%) NetApp
8 1 (1.75%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.75%) StorageTek
8 1 (1.75%) Sun
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