Period
to 12 December 2017

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 12 December 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
6 months to
12 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 560 555 556
Rank change year-on-year -5 +1 -86
Contract jobs citing MCITP 68 62 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.14% 0.14% 0.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.84% 0.81% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 43 32
London median daily rate £376 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.29% - +6.06%
10th Percentile £174 £105 £151
90th Percentile £580 £523 £436
England median daily rate £350 £350 £388
% change year-on-year - -9.68% +11.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
London median hourly rate £94.75 - £12.00
England median hourly rate £16.50 £13.00 £20.75
% change year-on-year +26.92% -37.35% +31.58%

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 8050 7652 7521
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 16.93% 17.12% 16.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 5378 4947 5003
London median daily rate £475 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.70% +2.78% +5.88%
10th Percentile £263 £268 £258
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
England median daily rate £431 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +1.41% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 174 118 133
London median hourly rate £21.70 £19.37 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.06% -7.79% +20.00%
10th Percentile £13.50 £11.28 £12.02
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.92 £48.57
England median hourly rate £25.00 £25.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year -1.96% +6.25% +26.32%

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 12 December 2017.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing MCITP in London over the 6 months to 12 December 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 12 December 2017. 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 -9 7 £313 -26.47% 4
North London - 2 £525 - 1
West London -10 1 £267 -5.49%
MCITP
England

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 66 (97.06%) Microsoft Certification
2 53 (77.94%) Windows
3 38 (55.88%) Microsoft
4 33 (48.53%) Active Directory
5 32 (47.06%) ITIL
5 32 (47.06%) SQL
6 30 (44.12%) MCSE
7 25 (36.76%) PowerShell
8 24 (35.29%) VMware
9 23 (33.82%) Windows Server
10 21 (30.88%) Windows Server 2012
10 21 (30.88%) MCTS
11 20 (29.41%) Finance
12 19 (27.94%) SQL Server
12 19 (27.94%) VMware Infrastructure
13 18 (26.47%) Windows Server 2008
13 18 (26.47%) SCOM
14 16 (23.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 16 (23.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 16 (23.53%) Office 365
15 15 (22.06%) SQL Server 2012
15 15 (22.06%) MS Exchange
15 15 (22.06%) DNS
16 14 (20.59%) SAN
16 14 (20.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 13 (19.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 13 (19.12%) RedGate
17 13 (19.12%) SQL Server 2008
17 13 (19.12%) Microsoft Azure
18 12 (17.65%) SCCM

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 15 (22.06%) MS Exchange
2 8 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (8.82%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (4.41%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.47%) Apache
6 1 (1.47%) IIS
6 1 (1.47%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.47%) SharePoint Foundation
6 1 (1.47%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (1.47%) Skype for Business
6 1 (1.47%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.47%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (13.24%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (5.88%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.47%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 16 (23.53%) Office 365
2 13 (19.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (13.24%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (5.88%) G Suite
5 1 (1.47%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 15 (22.06%) DNS
2 14 (20.59%) SAN
3 10 (14.71%) DHCP
3 10 (14.71%) Firewall
3 10 (14.71%) TCP/IP
4 7 (10.29%) LAN
5 6 (8.82%) WAN
6 4 (5.88%) VLAN
6 4 (5.88%) Wireless
7 2 (2.94%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (2.94%) iSCSI
8 1 (1.47%) NAS
8 1 (1.47%) NetScaler
8 1 (1.47%) SMTP
8 1 (1.47%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (27.94%) SQL Server
2 16 (23.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 16 (23.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 15 (22.06%) SQL Server 2012
4 13 (19.12%) SQL Server 2008
4 13 (19.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 9 (13.24%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (13.24%) QlikView
6 7 (10.29%) SQL Server 2016
7 6 (8.82%) OLAP
7 6 (8.82%) OLTP
8 4 (5.88%) SQL Server 2014
9 3 (4.41%) Data Mart
9 3 (4.41%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 1 (1.47%) Big Data
10 1 (1.47%) Hadoop
10 1 (1.47%) MySQL
10 1 (1.47%) NoSQL
10 1 (1.47%) Oracle Database
10 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 9 (13.24%) Octopus Deploy
2 3 (4.41%) Visual Studio
2 3 (4.41%) WiX
General
1 20 (29.41%) Finance
2 10 (14.71%) Banking
2 10 (14.71%) Investment Banking
3 4 (5.88%) Retail
4 3 (4.41%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.47%) Advertising
5 1 (1.47%) Legal
5 1 (1.47%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (19.12%) Developer
1 13 (19.12%) SQL Developer
2 10 (14.71%) Support Engineer
3 9 (13.24%) ETL Developer
3 9 (13.24%) SQL Server Developer
3 9 (13.24%) SSIS Developer
3 9 (13.24%) SSRS Developer
4 8 (11.76%) Analyst
5 7 (10.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 7 (10.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (8.82%) Desktop Support
6 6 (8.82%) Field Engineer
6 6 (8.82%) Lead Developer
6 6 (8.82%) Lead SQL Server Developer
7 5 (7.35%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 5 (7.35%) 3rd Line Support
8 4 (5.88%) Administrator
8 4 (5.88%) Operations Manager
8 4 (5.88%) SQL BI Developer
8 4 (5.88%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (13.24%) XML
2 6 (8.82%) MDX
3 5 (7.35%) .NET
4 3 (4.41%) 802.1X
4 3 (4.41%) WCF
5 1 (1.47%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.47%) CSS
5 1 (1.47%) HTML
5 1 (1.47%) jQuery
5 1 (1.47%) JSON
5 1 (1.47%) Web Services
5 1 (1.47%) Windows SharePoint Services
5 1 (1.47%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.35%) Replication
2 4 (5.88%) iPhone
3 3 (4.41%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.41%) BYOD
3 3 (4.41%) HP Storage
3 3 (4.41%) iPad
4 2 (2.94%) Clustering
5 1 (1.47%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.47%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.47%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.47%) Fintech
5 1 (1.47%) NHS
5 1 (1.47%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 53 (77.94%) Windows
2 23 (33.82%) Windows Server
3 21 (30.88%) Windows Server 2012
4 18 (26.47%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (14.71%) Windows 7
6 7 (10.29%) Windows 10
7 6 (8.82%) Linux
8 5 (7.35%) Mac OS X
9 3 (4.41%) Android
10 2 (2.94%) Windows 8
11 1 (1.47%) Solaris
11 1 (1.47%) Unix
11 1 (1.47%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (47.06%) ITIL
2 12 (17.65%) Asset Management
2 12 (17.65%) Performance Tuning
3 11 (16.18%) Business Intelligence
3 11 (16.18%) Service Management
4 9 (13.24%) ETL
5 7 (10.29%) Customer Engagement
6 6 (8.82%) Fund Management
6 6 (8.82%) Kimball Methodology
6 6 (8.82%) Migration
7 5 (7.35%) ITIL V3
7 5 (7.35%) Mentoring
7 5 (7.35%) Project Management
8 4 (5.88%) Network Design
8 4 (5.88%) Performance Monitoring
8 4 (5.88%) Time Management
8 4 (5.88%) Unit Testing
9 3 (4.41%) Coaching
9 3 (4.41%) Inmon Methodology
9 3 (4.41%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 32 (47.06%) SQL
2 25 (36.76%) PowerShell
3 6 (8.82%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
4 4 (5.88%) T-SQL
5 3 (4.41%) C#
6 1 (1.47%) C
6 1 (1.47%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 66 (97.06%) Microsoft Certification
2 30 (44.12%) MCSE
3 21 (30.88%) MCTS
4 14 (20.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 11 (16.18%) MCSA
6 7 (10.29%) Degree
7 6 (8.82%) MCP
8 5 (7.35%) MCDST
9 4 (5.88%) CCA
9 4 (5.88%) Citrix Certification
9 4 (5.88%) VCP5
10 3 (4.41%) CCNA
10 3 (4.41%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (1.47%) A+ Certification
12 1 (1.47%) CCEA
12 1 (1.47%) CCSP
12 1 (1.47%) DBS Check
12 1 (1.47%) RHCE
12 1 (1.47%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (13.24%) SLA
2 3 (4.41%) QA
3 2 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 33 (48.53%) Active Directory
2 19 (27.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (13.24%) vSphere
4 6 (8.82%) Hyper-V
5 5 (7.35%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (5.88%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (4.41%) vCloud
8 2 (2.94%) XenApp
8 2 (2.94%) XenDesktop
8 2 (2.94%) XenServer
9 1 (1.47%) Docker
9 1 (1.47%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (1.47%) NFS
9 1 (1.47%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 18 (26.47%) SCOM
2 12 (17.65%) SCCM
3 5 (7.35%) Backup Exec
4 4 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (5.88%) WSUS
5 3 (4.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (2.94%) Failover Clustering
6 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Clustering
6 2 (2.94%) SmoothWall
7 1 (1.47%) Ansible
7 1 (1.47%) EdgeSight
7 1 (1.47%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (1.47%) vCenter Server
7 1 (1.47%) vMotion
Vendors
1 38 (55.88%) Microsoft
2 24 (35.29%) VMware
3 13 (19.12%) RedGate
4 9 (13.24%) Cisco
5 8 (11.76%) HP
6 6 (8.82%) Citrix
6 6 (8.82%) Tableau
7 5 (7.35%) Dell
7 5 (7.35%) EqualLogic
8 4 (5.88%) Apple
8 4 (5.88%) CommVault
8 4 (5.88%) Google
8 4 (5.88%) Veeam
9 3 (4.41%) Brocade
9 3 (4.41%) Ruckus Wireless
9 3 (4.41%) Sophos
10 2 (2.94%) Dell Compellent
10 2 (2.94%) Meraki
10 2 (2.94%) Snow
10 2 (2.94%) SonicWALL