Period
to 19 December 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 December 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 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 602 572 567
Rank change year-on-year -30 -5 -3
Contract jobs citing MCITP 44 63 61
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.094% 0.13% 0.14%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.58% 0.78% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 43 41
London median daily rate £363 £370 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.03% -1.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £201 £174 £105
90th Percentile £499 £580 £525
England median daily rate £383 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +9.29% - -9.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
London median hourly rate £20.00 £94.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -78.89% - -
England median hourly rate £16.35 £16.50 £13.00
% change year-on-year -0.94% +26.92% -39.53%

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 7,548 8,116 7,724
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 16.16% 17.08% 17.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,855 5,405 4,994
London median daily rate £500 £480 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.17% +3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £274 £263 £275
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
England median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 188 182 120
London median hourly rate £23.92 £21.00 £19.56
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.89% +7.38% -2.21%
10th Percentile £13.00 £13.50 £11.36
90th Percentile £55.11 £48.66 £48.84
England median hourly rate £26.50 £25.00 £25.69
% change year-on-year +6.00% -2.68% +9.89%

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 December 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 December 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 -16 7 £205 -34.40% 5
West London +2 2 £473 +3.05% 3
South London - 1 - -
MCITP
England

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 44 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 40 (90.91%) Windows
3 34 (77.27%) Microsoft
4 26 (59.09%) MCSE
5 24 (54.55%) Active Directory
5 24 (54.55%) VMware
6 22 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 22 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 20 (45.45%) Windows Server
8 17 (38.64%) Office 365
9 16 (36.36%) MCTS
10 15 (34.09%) ITIL
10 15 (34.09%) Windows Server 2012
11 13 (29.55%) Migration
12 11 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
12 11 (25.00%) MS Exchange
13 10 (22.73%) MCP
13 10 (22.73%) Firewall
13 10 (22.73%) Microsoft Intune
13 10 (22.73%) Security Cleared
13 10 (22.73%) Hyper-V
14 9 (20.45%) SC Cleared
14 9 (20.45%) Amazon AWS
14 9 (20.45%) Exchange Server 2013
14 9 (20.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 9 (20.45%) Cisco
14 9 (20.45%) DNS
15 8 (18.18%) Project Management
15 8 (18.18%) Service Management
15 8 (18.18%) Customer Requirements

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 11 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 9 (20.45%) Exchange Server 2013
3 7 (15.91%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (11.36%) Skype for Business
5 4 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (9.09%) Office Communications Server
5 4 (9.09%) SharePoint
6 1 (2.27%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (2.27%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (6.82%) SAP GTS
2 1 (2.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.27%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 22 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (38.64%) Office 365
3 9 (20.45%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (13.64%) Google Cloud Platform
4 6 (13.64%) IaaS
4 6 (13.64%) PaaS
5 5 (11.36%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (4.55%) OneDrive
7 1 (2.27%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (2.27%) SaaS
7 1 (2.27%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 10 (22.73%) Firewall
2 9 (20.45%) DNS
3 7 (15.91%) DHCP
3 7 (15.91%) TCP/IP
4 5 (11.36%) Wireless
5 4 (9.09%) Skype
6 3 (6.82%) VPN
7 2 (4.55%) SAN
8 1 (2.27%) ADSL
8 1 (2.27%) Internet
8 1 (2.27%) iSCSI
8 1 (2.27%) ISDN
8 1 (2.27%) MPLS
8 1 (2.27%) PSTN
8 1 (2.27%) SMTP
8 1 (2.27%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.27%) Big Data
1 1 (2.27%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (2.27%) HDInsight
1 1 (2.27%) NoSQL
1 1 (2.27%) QlikView
1 1 (2.27%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 4 (9.09%) Finance
2 3 (6.82%) Marketing
3 2 (4.55%) Back Office
4 1 (2.27%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.27%) Law
Job Titles
1 13 (29.55%) Architect
2 11 (25.00%) Support Engineer
3 10 (22.73%) Desktop Engineer
3 10 (22.73%) Desktop Support
3 10 (22.73%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 9 (20.45%) Solutions Architect
5 7 (15.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (13.64%) Cloud Architect
7 5 (11.36%) Analyst
7 5 (11.36%) Cloud Solutions Architect
7 5 (11.36%) Senior Desktop Engineer
7 5 (11.36%) Senior Desktop Support
7 5 (11.36%) Senior Desktop Support Engineer
7 5 (11.36%) Senior Support Engineer
8 4 (9.09%) Support Analyst
9 3 (6.82%) AWS Architect
9 3 (6.82%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
9 3 (6.82%) Consultant
9 3 (6.82%) Infrastructure Architect
9 3 (6.82%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.27%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.09%) Data Centre
1 4 (9.09%) Fat Client
1 4 (9.09%) Thin Client
2 3 (6.82%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (4.55%) iPhone
3 2 (4.55%) Smartphone
4 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.27%) Cloud Native
4 1 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.27%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (2.27%) PMI
4 1 (2.27%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 40 (90.91%) Windows
2 20 (45.45%) Windows Server
3 15 (34.09%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (15.91%) Linux
7 6 (13.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (11.36%) Mac OS X
8 5 (11.36%) Mac OS X Server
8 5 (11.36%) Windows 10
8 5 (11.36%) Windows 7
9 2 (4.55%) Android
9 2 (4.55%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (34.09%) ITIL
2 13 (29.55%) Migration
3 8 (18.18%) Customer Requirements
3 8 (18.18%) Project Management
3 8 (18.18%) Service Management
4 7 (15.91%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 7 (15.91%) Problem Management
4 7 (15.91%) Root Cause Analysis
5 6 (13.64%) Problem-Solving
5 6 (13.64%) Project Planning
5 6 (13.64%) Validation
6 5 (11.36%) Decision-Making
6 5 (11.36%) Server Management
7 4 (9.09%) Computer Science
7 4 (9.09%) ITSM
7 4 (9.09%) Mentoring
7 4 (9.09%) Server Virtualisation
8 3 (6.82%) Incident Management
8 3 (6.82%) TOGAF
8 3 (6.82%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 7 (15.91%) PowerShell
2 3 (6.82%) SQL
3 1 (2.27%) C#
3 1 (2.27%) Java
3 1 (2.27%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.27%) Python
3 1 (2.27%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.27%) VB
Qualifications
1 44 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 26 (59.09%) MCSE
3 16 (36.36%) MCTS
4 10 (22.73%) MCP
4 10 (22.73%) Security Cleared
5 9 (20.45%) SC Cleared
5 9 (20.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 6 (13.64%) MCSA
6 6 (13.64%) RHCE
7 5 (11.36%) ACSP
7 5 (11.36%) ACTC
8 3 (6.82%) CCNA
8 3 (6.82%) CCNP
8 3 (6.82%) CCSE
8 3 (6.82%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (6.82%) Degree
8 3 (6.82%) Microsoft Certified Architect
8 3 (6.82%) Microsoft Certified Master
9 2 (4.55%) MCSD
10 1 (2.27%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.36%) SLA
2 3 (6.82%) PMO
3 1 (2.27%) Data Quality
System Software
1 24 (54.55%) Active Directory
2 22 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (22.73%) Hyper-V
4 7 (15.91%) vSphere
5 6 (13.64%) vCloud
6 5 (11.36%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (4.55%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (2.27%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (22.73%) Microsoft Intune
2 5 (11.36%) AirWatch
2 5 (11.36%) XenMobile
3 3 (6.82%) NetBackup
3 3 (6.82%) vCenter Server
4 2 (4.55%) WSUS
5 1 (2.27%) SCCM
5 1 (2.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 34 (77.27%) Microsoft
2 24 (54.55%) VMware
3 9 (20.45%) Cisco
4 6 (13.64%) Apple
4 6 (13.64%) Google
4 6 (13.64%) Red Hat
5 5 (11.36%) Avaya
5 5 (11.36%) Ivanti
5 5 (11.36%) SAP
6 4 (9.09%) IronPort
7 3 (6.82%) CheckPoint
7 3 (6.82%) Palo Alto
7 3 (6.82%) Veeam
8 2 (4.55%) Asigra
8 2 (4.55%) Becrypt
8 2 (4.55%) Citrix
8 2 (4.55%) HP
8 2 (4.55%) McAfee
8 2 (4.55%) SkyKick
8 2 (4.55%) SonicWALL