Period
to 19 September 2018

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 6 months to 19 September 2018 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
6 months to
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 573 556 547
Rank change year-on-year -17 -9 -10
Contract jobs citing MCITP 40 69 64
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.087% 0.16% 0.14%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.54% 0.94% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 50 44
London median daily rate £400 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +3.03% +27.91%
10th Percentile £199 £171 £188
90th Percentile £488 £576 £525
England median daily rate £398 £388 £365
% change year-on-year +2.51% +6.23% +8.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
London median hourly rate £20.00 £91.38 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -78.11% - -
England median hourly rate £20.00 £16.50 £12.50
% change year-on-year +21.21% +32.00% -20.74%

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 London with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
London
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 7,388 7,359 7,788
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 16.07% 16.63% 17.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,799 4,830 5,178
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +3.45%
10th Percentile £281 £300 £264
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
England median daily rate £450 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 196 166 91
London median hourly rate £20.00 £19.25 £19.03
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.90% +1.16% -12.06%
10th Percentile £14.50 £13.31 £13.31
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.29 £43.75
England median hourly rate £24.00 £27.50 £25.50
% change year-on-year -12.73% +7.84% +13.33%

MCITP
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for MCITP in London

MCITP
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

MCITP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MCITP in London over the 6 months to 19 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MCITP in London

MCITP
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 6 months to 19 September 2018. 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
Central London -17 10 £210 -50.59% 3
West London -23 2 £473 +76.97% 1
MCITP
England

For the 6 months to 19 September 2018, 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 London region with a requirement for MCITP.

1 40 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 37 (92.50%) Windows
3 29 (72.50%) Active Directory
3 29 (72.50%) Microsoft
4 28 (70.00%) Windows Server
5 23 (57.50%) Office 365
5 23 (57.50%) MCSE
5 23 (57.50%) VMware
6 21 (52.50%) VMware Infrastructure
7 19 (47.50%) Microsoft Azure
8 14 (35.00%) Migration
9 13 (32.50%) Azure Active Directory
9 13 (32.50%) Server Management
10 12 (30.00%) Customer Requirements
10 12 (30.00%) XenMobile
10 12 (30.00%) AirWatch
10 12 (30.00%) Microsoft Intune
10 12 (30.00%) SC Cleared
10 12 (30.00%) Security Cleared
11 11 (27.50%) MCTS
11 11 (27.50%) Firewall
12 10 (25.00%) MS Exchange
13 9 (22.50%) Cisco
14 7 (17.50%) Windows Server 2012
14 7 (17.50%) Windows Server 2008
14 7 (17.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 7 (17.50%) Project Management
14 7 (17.50%) ITIL
14 7 (17.50%) MCP
15 6 (15.00%) SAP

MCITP
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 10 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (7.50%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.50%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (2.50%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.00%) SAP GTS
Cloud Services
1 23 (57.50%) Office 365
2 19 (47.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (32.50%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (7.50%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (5.00%) OneDrive
6 1 (2.50%) SaaS
6 1 (2.50%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 11 (27.50%) Firewall
2 5 (12.50%) TCP/IP
2 5 (12.50%) Wireless
3 4 (10.00%) DNS
4 3 (7.50%) DHCP
5 2 (5.00%) iSCSI
5 2 (5.00%) LAN
5 2 (5.00%) VPN
5 2 (5.00%) WAN
6 1 (2.50%) Kerberos
6 1 (2.50%) SAN
6 1 (2.50%) SMTP
6 1 (2.50%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.50%) Big Data
1 1 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (2.50%) HDInsight
1 1 (2.50%) NoSQL
1 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 4 (10.00%) Finance
2 2 (5.00%) Back Office
2 2 (5.00%) Marketing
3 1 (2.50%) Advertising
3 1 (2.50%) Law
3 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (27.50%) Support Engineer
2 9 (22.50%) Consultant
2 9 (22.50%) Desktop Support
3 8 (20.00%) Architect
3 8 (20.00%) Desktop Engineer
3 8 (20.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 8 (20.00%) Windows Consultant
4 7 (17.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (10.00%) Analyst
5 4 (10.00%) Senior Desktop Engineer
5 4 (10.00%) Senior Desktop Support
5 4 (10.00%) Senior Desktop Support Engineer
5 4 (10.00%) Senior Support Engineer
5 4 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (7.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) AWS Architect
6 3 (7.50%) AWS Infrastructure Architect
6 3 (7.50%) Infrastructure Architect
6 3 (7.50%) Service Analyst
6 3 (7.50%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.50%) .NET
1 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET
1 1 (2.50%) COM
1 1 (2.50%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.00%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (7.50%) Fat Client
2 3 (7.50%) iPhone
2 3 (7.50%) Thin Client
3 2 (5.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.00%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (5.00%) Smartphone
4 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.50%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.50%) Cloud Native
4 1 (2.50%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.50%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (2.50%) PMI
4 1 (2.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 37 (92.50%) Windows
2 28 (70.00%) Windows Server
3 7 (17.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (17.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (12.50%) Windows 7
5 4 (10.00%) Mac OS X
5 4 (10.00%) Mac OS X Server
5 4 (10.00%) Windows 10
6 3 (7.50%) Android
7 1 (2.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (35.00%) Migration
2 13 (32.50%) Server Management
3 12 (30.00%) Customer Requirements
4 7 (17.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 7 (17.50%) ITIL
4 7 (17.50%) Project Management
5 5 (12.50%) Service Management
6 4 (10.00%) Collaborative Working
7 3 (7.50%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (7.50%) Mentoring
7 3 (7.50%) PRINCE2
7 3 (7.50%) Server Virtualisation
7 3 (7.50%) TOGAF
7 3 (7.50%) Zachman Framework
8 2 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (5.00%) Identity Management
8 2 (5.00%) Incident Management
8 2 (5.00%) Investment Management
8 2 (5.00%) Problem Management
8 2 (5.00%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.50%) C#
2 1 (2.50%) Java
2 1 (2.50%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.50%) Python
2 1 (2.50%) SQL
2 1 (2.50%) VB
2 1 (2.50%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 40 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 23 (57.50%) MCSE
3 12 (30.00%) SC Cleared
3 12 (30.00%) Security Cleared
4 11 (27.50%) MCTS
5 7 (17.50%) MCP
6 5 (12.50%) MCSA
7 4 (10.00%) ACSP
7 4 (10.00%) ACTC
7 4 (10.00%) CCNA
7 4 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (7.50%) CCNP
8 3 (7.50%) CCSE
8 3 (7.50%) MCSD
8 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Certified Architect
8 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Certified Master
8 3 (7.50%) MOS
9 2 (5.00%) Degree
10 1 (2.50%) A+ Certification
10 1 (2.50%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.00%) SLA
2 2 (5.00%) PMO
System Software
1 29 (72.50%) Active Directory
2 21 (52.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (15.00%) Hyper-V
4 3 (7.50%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (5.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (30.00%) AirWatch
1 12 (30.00%) Microsoft Intune
1 12 (30.00%) XenMobile
2 4 (10.00%) WSUS
3 3 (7.50%) NetBackup
3 3 (7.50%) SCCM
4 1 (2.50%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.50%) SCOM
4 1 (2.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 29 (72.50%) Microsoft
2 23 (57.50%) VMware
3 9 (22.50%) Cisco
4 6 (15.00%) SAP
5 4 (10.00%) Apple
5 4 (10.00%) Ivanti
5 4 (10.00%) McAfee
6 3 (7.50%) Avaya
6 3 (7.50%) CheckPoint
6 3 (7.50%) Palo Alto
6 3 (7.50%) Veeam
7 2 (5.00%) Asigra
7 2 (5.00%) Becrypt
7 2 (5.00%) Citrix
7 2 (5.00%) HP
7 2 (5.00%) SkyKick
7 2 (5.00%) SonicWALL
8 1 (2.50%) Altiris
8 1 (2.50%) Juniper
8 1 (2.50%) Samsung