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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 2 July 2022 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
2 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 566 492 389
Rank change year-on-year -74 -103 +194
Contract jobs citing MCITP 16 12 9
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.040% 0.043% 0.051%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.26% 0.26% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 9 6
10th Percentile £133 £333 £306
25th Percentile £160 £375 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £300 £500 £475
Median % change year-on-year -40.00% +5.26% -
75th Percentile £463 £525 £534
90th Percentile £535 £545 £563
England median daily rate £388 £373 £413
% change year-on-year +4.03% -9.70% -2.83%

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 6,208 4,585 3,506
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 15.67% 16.56% 19.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,380 3,090 2,424
10th Percentile £385 £345 £313
25th Percentile £463 £426 £412
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £525 £500
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -2.44%
75th Percentile £650 £625 £588
90th Percentile £750 £713 £650
England median daily rate £530 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +6.00% +5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 69 52
10th Percentile £20.88 £18.79 £18.50
25th Percentile £25.68 £23.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate £42.25 £36.50 £35.00
Median % change year-on-year +15.75% +4.29% +18.64%
75th Percentile £49.88 £49.59 £47.77
90th Percentile £67.50 £58.95 £51.58
England median hourly rate £41.81 £33.25 £27.75
% change year-on-year +25.74% +19.84% -15.28%

MCITP
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for MCITP in London

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing MCITP in London.

Daily rate trend for MCITP in London

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Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing MCITP in London over the 6 months to 2 July 2022.

Daily rate histogram for MCITP in London

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing MCITP in London.

Hourly rate trend for MCITP in London

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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 2 July 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London -24 2 £425 - 3
West London - 1 £160 -
MCITP
England

For the 6 months to 2 July 2022, 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 16 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (87.50%) Windows
2 14 (87.50%) Microsoft
3 12 (75.00%) Microsoft 365
4 10 (62.50%) ITIL
5 9 (56.25%) Cisco
5 9 (56.25%) VMware
5 9 (56.25%) Azure
5 9 (56.25%) Windows 10
6 8 (50.00%) Windows Server
6 8 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 8 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
6 8 (50.00%) Active Directory
6 8 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
6 8 (50.00%) MCSA
7 7 (43.75%) Virtual Servers
7 7 (43.75%) Windows Server 2016
7 7 (43.75%) Social Skills
8 6 (37.50%) Virtual Environments
8 6 (37.50%) MS Exchange
8 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2003
9 5 (31.25%) Windows 7
9 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (31.25%) VoIP
9 5 (31.25%) SLA
9 5 (31.25%) TCP/IP
9 5 (31.25%) IIS
9 5 (31.25%) NHS
9 5 (31.25%) Firewall

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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 6 (37.50%) MS Exchange
2 5 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2003
2 5 (31.25%) IIS
3 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
4 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 8 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (12.50%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 12 (75.00%) Microsoft 365
2 9 (56.25%) Azure
3 2 (12.50%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (6.25%) AWS
4 1 (6.25%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (6.25%) Azure Cosmos DB
Communications & Networking
1 5 (31.25%) Firewall
1 5 (31.25%) TCP/IP
1 5 (31.25%) VoIP
2 2 (12.50%) Network Security
3 1 (6.25%) DHCP
3 1 (6.25%) DNS
3 1 (6.25%) Intelligent Network
3 1 (6.25%) IPv4
3 1 (6.25%) LAN
3 1 (6.25%) SD-WAN
3 1 (6.25%) Value-Added Service
3 1 (6.25%) VSAN
3 1 (6.25%) WAN
3 1 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (12.50%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (12.50%) MongoDB
2 2 (12.50%) QlikView
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 7 (43.75%) Social Skills
2 4 (25.00%) Finance
3 2 (12.50%) Aviation
4 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (6.25%) Documentation Skills
4 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
4 1 (6.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 4 (25.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 4 (25.00%) Analyst
1 4 (25.00%) Support Analyst
1 4 (25.00%) Windows Support Analyst
1 4 (25.00%) Wintel Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
2 3 (18.75%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Desktop Support
3 2 (12.50%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 2 (12.50%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) DBA
3 2 (12.50%) Desktop Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) 1st Line Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
4 1 (6.25%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Head of Applications
4 1 (6.25%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) NHS
2 2 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.25%) Device Driver
3 1 (6.25%) EMC VNX
3 1 (6.25%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 14 (87.50%) Windows
2 9 (56.25%) Windows 10
3 8 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 7 (43.75%) Windows Server 2016
5 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (31.25%) Windows 7
6 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (12.50%) Linux
8 1 (6.25%) CentOS
8 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (6.25%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) ITIL
2 6 (37.50%) Virtual Environments
3 3 (18.75%) Change Management
4 2 (12.50%) Agile
4 2 (12.50%) Analytics
4 2 (12.50%) CRM
4 2 (12.50%) Data Analysis
4 2 (12.50%) Data Analytics
4 2 (12.50%) Data Management
4 2 (12.50%) Data Modelling
4 2 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (12.50%) ERP
4 2 (12.50%) High Availability
4 2 (12.50%) Information Security
4 2 (12.50%) Mentoring
4 2 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (12.50%) Service Delivery
5 1 (6.25%) Data Centre Operations
5 1 (6.25%) Patch Management
5 1 (6.25%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (12.50%) T-SQL
3 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
3 1 (6.25%) Python
Qualifications
1 16 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
2 8 (50.00%) MCSA
3 3 (18.75%) MCTS
3 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
3 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
3 3 (18.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (12.50%) CCA
4 2 (12.50%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (6.25%) CCNA
5 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (6.25%) Degree
5 1 (6.25%) JNCIA
5 1 (6.25%) MCP
5 1 (6.25%) MCSE
5 1 (6.25%) RHCSA
5 1 (6.25%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (31.25%) SLA
2 3 (18.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 8 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (43.75%) Virtual Servers
3 3 (18.75%) Hyper-V
4 2 (12.50%) vSphere
4 2 (12.50%) XenApp
4 2 (12.50%) XenDesktop
5 1 (6.25%) Citrix Hypervisor
5 1 (6.25%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) SCCM
2 1 (6.25%) Ansible
2 1 (6.25%) Avamar
2 1 (6.25%) FortiGate
2 1 (6.25%) NetBackup
2 1 (6.25%) SCDPM
2 1 (6.25%) SCOM
2 1 (6.25%) Terraform
2 1 (6.25%) vRealize
Vendors
1 14 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 9 (56.25%) Cisco
2 9 (56.25%) VMware
3 3 (18.75%) CheckPoint
3 3 (18.75%) Citrix
4 1 (6.25%) EMC
4 1 (6.25%) Fortinet
4 1 (6.25%) HP
4 1 (6.25%) Ivanti
4 1 (6.25%) Meraki
4 1 (6.25%) Palo Alto
4 1 (6.25%) Red Hat
4 1 (6.25%) Shavlik