Period
to 25 July 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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 508 562 483
Rank change year-on-year +54 -79 -59
Contract jobs citing MCITP 76 45 121
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.18% 0.099% 0.26%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.09% 0.57% 1.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 34 81
London median daily rate £425 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +25.00% -15.79%
10th Percentile £125 £188 £160
90th Percentile £558 £525 £488
England median daily rate £375 £375 £325
% change year-on-year - +15.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 5
London median hourly rate £91.38 £150.00 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -39.08% +421.74% +64.29%
10th Percentile £27.31 £145.00 £14.96
90th Percentile £164.94 £155.00 £31.88
England median hourly rate £16.50 £12.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year +32.00% -26.47% -2.86%

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 6987 7865 7431
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 16.67% 17.31% 15.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 4610 5438 4836
London median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £300 £270 £232
90th Percentile £638 £638 £613
England median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 148 85 189
London median hourly rate £21.95 £20.00 £20.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.75% -3.61% +4.53%
10th Percentile £13.34 £12.55 £13.15
90th Percentile £50.00 £50.27 £50.00
England median hourly rate £29.50 £27.44 £22.50
% change year-on-year +7.51% +21.96% +12.50%

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 25 July 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 +7 12 £425 - 1
North London - 6 £500 - 2
West London +31 4 - - 3
MCITP
England

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 76 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 60 (78.95%) Windows
3 45 (59.21%) Microsoft
4 42 (55.26%) Active Directory
5 36 (47.37%) ITIL
5 36 (47.37%) PowerShell
6 34 (44.74%) MCSE
7 30 (39.47%) SQL Server
8 29 (38.16%) SQL
9 27 (35.53%) Office 365
10 25 (32.89%) Windows Server
11 23 (30.26%) Windows Server 2012
12 22 (28.95%) Windows Server 2008
12 22 (28.95%) Finance
13 21 (27.63%) SCOM
13 21 (27.63%) SQL Server 2012
14 20 (26.32%) Microsoft Azure
14 20 (26.32%) VMware
15 19 (25.00%) Windows 7
15 19 (25.00%) MCTS
16 17 (22.37%) Hyper-V
16 17 (22.37%) MS Exchange
16 17 (22.37%) HP
17 16 (21.05%) Migration
17 16 (21.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 16 (21.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 15 (19.74%) VMware Infrastructure
18 15 (19.74%) RedGate
19 14 (18.42%) Business Intelligence
20 13 (17.11%) Firewall

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 17 (22.37%) MS Exchange
2 9 (11.84%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (9.21%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (7.89%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (5.26%) IIS
5 4 (5.26%) SharePoint
5 4 (5.26%) Skype for Business
6 2 (2.63%) MS Project Server
7 1 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.32%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 7 (9.21%) Microsoft Office
1 7 (9.21%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.63%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 27 (35.53%) Office 365
2 20 (26.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (14.47%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (7.89%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (3.95%) G Suite
5 3 (3.95%) Mimecast
6 1 (1.32%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 13 (17.11%) Firewall
2 10 (13.16%) SAN
3 8 (10.53%) DHCP
3 8 (10.53%) DNS
4 5 (6.58%) NAS
5 4 (5.26%) VoIP
6 3 (3.95%) Kerberos
6 3 (3.95%) Remote Desktop
6 3 (3.95%) Skype
6 3 (3.95%) TCP/IP
6 3 (3.95%) VLAN
6 3 (3.95%) Wireless
7 2 (2.63%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (2.63%) VPN
8 1 (1.32%) LAN
8 1 (1.32%) NetScaler
8 1 (1.32%) PBX
8 1 (1.32%) SMTP
8 1 (1.32%) WAN
8 1 (1.32%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (39.47%) SQL Server
2 21 (27.63%) SQL Server 2012
3 16 (21.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 16 (21.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 13 (17.11%) SQL Server 2008
4 13 (17.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 12 (15.79%) Data Warehouse
5 12 (15.79%) SQL Server 2016
6 9 (11.84%) QlikView
7 6 (7.89%) Data Mart
7 6 (7.89%) OLAP
7 6 (7.89%) OLTP
7 6 (7.89%) SQL Server 2005
7 6 (7.89%) SQL Server 2014
8 5 (6.58%) Big Data
8 5 (6.58%) Hadoop
9 2 (2.63%) Oracle Database
10 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 1 (1.32%) MySQL
10 1 (1.32%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (11.84%) Octopus Deploy
2 6 (7.89%) Visual Studio
3 5 (6.58%) WiX
4 4 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (2.63%) CruiseControl
5 2 (2.63%) TeamCity
5 2 (2.63%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 22 (28.95%) Finance
2 11 (14.47%) Banking
3 9 (11.84%) Investment Banking
4 4 (5.26%) Financial Institution
4 4 (5.26%) Retail
5 2 (2.63%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.32%) Law
6 1 (1.32%) Legal
Job Titles
1 15 (19.74%) Developer
1 15 (19.74%) SQL Developer
2 10 (13.16%) SQL Server Developer
2 10 (13.16%) SSRS Developer
3 9 (11.84%) ETL Developer
3 9 (11.84%) SSIS Developer
4 6 (7.89%) Administrator
4 6 (7.89%) Architect
4 6 (7.89%) Lead Developer
4 6 (7.89%) Lead SQL Server Developer
5 5 (6.58%) Technical Architect
6 4 (5.26%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 4 (5.26%) Consultant
6 4 (5.26%) Field Engineer
6 4 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (5.26%) SQL BI Developer
6 4 (5.26%) Systems Administrator
6 4 (5.26%) Systems Engineer
6 4 (5.26%) Wintel Engineer
6 4 (5.26%) Wintel Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (14.47%) .NET
2 7 (9.21%) WCF
3 6 (7.89%) MDX
4 5 (6.58%) ASP.NET
4 5 (6.58%) XML
5 3 (3.95%) 802.1X
5 3 (3.95%) HTML
6 2 (2.63%) Java SE
6 2 (2.63%) Middleware
6 2 (2.63%) WF
7 1 (1.32%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.21%) Clustering
2 5 (6.58%) Data Centre
3 4 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.26%) HP Storage
4 3 (3.95%) BYOD
4 3 (3.95%) Driving Licence
4 3 (3.95%) NHS
4 3 (3.95%) PKI
4 3 (3.95%) Replication
5 2 (2.63%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.63%) iPad
5 2 (2.63%) iPhone
6 1 (1.32%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.32%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 60 (78.95%) Windows
2 25 (32.89%) Windows Server
3 23 (30.26%) Windows Server 2012
4 22 (28.95%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (25.00%) Windows 7
6 10 (13.16%) Windows 8
7 7 (9.21%) Windows 10
8 5 (6.58%) Linux
8 5 (6.58%) Solaris
8 5 (6.58%) Unix
8 5 (6.58%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (6.58%) Windows Vista
9 4 (5.26%) Mac OS X
10 3 (3.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (3.95%) Ubuntu
11 2 (2.63%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (47.37%) ITIL
2 16 (21.05%) Migration
3 14 (18.42%) Business Intelligence
4 13 (17.11%) ITIL V3
5 11 (14.47%) ETL
5 11 (14.47%) Performance Tuning
6 9 (11.84%) Asset Management
7 7 (9.21%) DevOps
7 7 (9.21%) PRINCE2
7 7 (9.21%) Service Management
8 6 (7.89%) Configuration Management
8 6 (7.89%) Fund Management
8 6 (7.89%) Kimball Methodology
8 6 (7.89%) Performance Monitoring
8 6 (7.89%) Web Application Development
9 5 (6.58%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (6.58%) Change Management
9 5 (6.58%) Customer Engagement
9 5 (6.58%) Inmon Methodology
9 5 (6.58%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 36 (47.37%) PowerShell
2 29 (38.16%) SQL
3 9 (11.84%) C#
4 6 (7.89%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
4 6 (7.89%) T-SQL
5 3 (3.95%) VBScript
6 1 (1.32%) C++
6 1 (1.32%) Java
6 1 (1.32%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 76 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 34 (44.74%) MCSE
3 19 (25.00%) MCTS
4 11 (14.47%) CCNA
4 11 (14.47%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (14.47%) MCP
4 11 (14.47%) MCSA
4 11 (14.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 7 (9.21%) Degree
6 6 (7.89%) MCDST
7 5 (6.58%) CCSP
7 5 (6.58%) DV Cleared
7 5 (6.58%) SC Cleared
7 5 (6.58%) Security Cleared
8 3 (3.95%) CCA
8 3 (3.95%) Citrix Certification
9 2 (2.63%) A+ Certification
9 2 (2.63%) CCNP
9 2 (2.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (2.63%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (11.84%) SLA
2 6 (7.89%) QA
3 4 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 42 (55.26%) Active Directory
2 17 (22.37%) Hyper-V
3 15 (19.74%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (3.95%) KVM
4 3 (3.95%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (3.95%) XenApp
5 2 (2.63%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (1.32%) Terminal Server
6 1 (1.32%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.32%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (1.32%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (1.32%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.32%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.32%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 21 (27.63%) SCOM
2 12 (15.79%) SCCM
3 5 (6.58%) Microsoft Clustering
4 3 (3.95%) Backup Exec
4 3 (3.95%) CA Single Sign-On
5 2 (2.63%) Failover Clustering
5 2 (2.63%) SmoothWall
6 1 (1.32%) EdgeSight
6 1 (1.32%) PowerCLI
6 1 (1.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (1.32%) WMI
6 1 (1.32%) WSUS
Vendors
1 45 (59.21%) Microsoft
2 20 (26.32%) VMware
3 17 (22.37%) HP
4 15 (19.74%) RedGate
5 11 (14.47%) Citrix
6 8 (10.53%) Cisco
7 7 (9.21%) Dell
8 6 (7.89%) Tableau
9 5 (6.58%) EqualLogic
9 5 (6.58%) StorageTek
9 5 (6.58%) Sun
10 3 (3.95%) CA
10 3 (3.95%) Dell Compellent
10 3 (3.95%) EMC
10 3 (3.95%) Google
10 3 (3.95%) Red Hat
10 3 (3.95%) Ruckus Wireless
10 3 (3.95%) Sophos
10 3 (3.95%) Veeam
11 2 (2.63%) Nimble Storage
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