Period
to 24 June 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 24 June 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
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 585 513 566
Rank change year-on-year -72 +53 -100
Contract jobs citing MCITP 41 69 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.091% 0.17% 0.087%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.54% 1.01% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 54 30
London median daily rate £315 £438 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -28.11% +16.67% +20.97%
10th Percentile £166 £132 £179
90th Percentile £488 £546 £525
England median daily rate £350 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -12.50% +6.67% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
London median hourly rate £20.00 £13.25 £150.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.94% -91.17% +581.82%
England median hourly rate £20.00 £14.88 £18.71
% change year-on-year +34.45% -20.51% -12.97%

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 7,605 6,799 7,576
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 16.86% 16.98% 17.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,919 4,526 5,305
London median daily rate £500 £470 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.38% +4.44% +5.88%
10th Percentile £281 £300 £263
90th Percentile £675 £638 £650
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 202 136 95
London median hourly rate £20.50 £24.30 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.62% +24.59% -6.02%
10th Percentile £14.00 £13.62 £12.06
90th Percentile £47.83 £51.25 £40.75
England median hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year -16.67% +7.14% +24.44%

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 24 June 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 24 June 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 -48 6 £410 -6.29% 9
West London -30 2 £208 -
South London -46 1 £390 -2.50%
MCITP
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 41 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 38 (92.68%) Windows
3 35 (85.37%) Active Directory
4 30 (73.17%) MCSE
5 29 (70.73%) Microsoft
6 23 (56.10%) Windows Server
7 21 (51.22%) Office 365
8 20 (48.78%) VMware
9 18 (43.90%) Microsoft Azure
10 16 (39.02%) VMware Infrastructure
11 15 (36.59%) ITIL
12 14 (34.15%) MCSA
13 13 (31.71%) Windows Server 2012
14 11 (26.83%) Migration
14 11 (26.83%) MCP
14 11 (26.83%) Citrix
15 10 (24.39%) SC Cleared
15 10 (24.39%) Security Cleared
15 10 (24.39%) Windows Server 2008
16 9 (21.95%) Azure Active Directory
17 8 (19.51%) Configuration Management
17 8 (19.51%) Microsoft Office
17 8 (19.51%) AirWatch
17 8 (19.51%) XenMobile
17 8 (19.51%) Microsoft Intune
17 8 (19.51%) ITIL V3
17 8 (19.51%) Windows 7
17 8 (19.51%) MCTS
17 8 (19.51%) Customer Requirements
18 7 (17.07%) PowerShell

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 7 (17.07%) MS Exchange
2 6 (14.63%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (9.76%) Skype for Business
4 3 (7.32%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (4.88%) Apache
6 1 (2.44%) IIS
6 1 (2.44%) JBoss
6 1 (2.44%) nginx
6 1 (2.44%) SharePoint
6 1 (2.44%) Tomcat
6 1 (2.44%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (19.51%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (4.88%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (2.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 21 (51.22%) Office 365
2 18 (43.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (21.95%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.44%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.07%) Firewall
2 5 (12.20%) LAN
3 4 (9.76%) WAN
4 3 (7.32%) DNS
4 3 (7.32%) VoIP
5 2 (4.88%) DHCP
5 2 (4.88%) iSCSI
5 2 (4.88%) SAN
5 2 (4.88%) Skype
5 2 (4.88%) TCP/IP
5 2 (4.88%) VPN
5 2 (4.88%) Wireless
6 1 (2.44%) Ethernet
6 1 (2.44%) Kerberos
6 1 (2.44%) PSTN
6 1 (2.44%) Unified Communications
6 1 (2.44%) VLAN
6 1 (2.44%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (14.63%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.32%) MySQL
2 3 (7.32%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (4.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.44%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.44%) Power BI
4 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (4.88%) TeamCity
2 1 (2.44%) CruiseControl
2 1 (2.44%) HP UFT
2 1 (2.44%) TestDirector
2 1 (2.44%) Visual Studio Team System
2 1 (2.44%) WinRunner
General
1 3 (7.32%) Finance
2 1 (2.44%) Advertising
2 1 (2.44%) Billing
2 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (29.27%) Analyst
2 9 (21.95%) Consultant
3 7 (17.07%) Windows Consultant
4 6 (14.63%) Service Analyst
4 6 (14.63%) Service Desk Analyst
5 5 (12.20%) Support Analyst
6 4 (9.76%) Desktop Analyst
6 4 (9.76%) Desktop Support
6 4 (9.76%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 4 (9.76%) Network Team Leader
6 4 (9.76%) Team Leader
7 3 (7.32%) 2nd Line Support
7 3 (7.32%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 3 (7.32%) DBA
7 3 (7.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (7.32%) IT Support
7 3 (7.32%) ITIL Service Analyst
7 3 (7.32%) ITIL Service Desk Analyst
7 3 (7.32%) SQL DBA
8 2 (4.88%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.88%) .NET
1 2 (4.88%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.44%) COM
2 1 (2.44%) HTML
2 1 (2.44%) LAMP
2 1 (2.44%) WCF
2 1 (2.44%) WF
2 1 (2.44%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.63%) Computer Science
2 4 (9.76%) Data Centre
2 4 (9.76%) Management Information System
2 4 (9.76%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.88%) Clustering
4 2 (4.88%) Mobile App
4 2 (4.88%) Replication
5 1 (2.44%) Analytical Mindset
5 1 (2.44%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.44%) CESG
5 1 (2.44%) CESG CLAS
5 1 (2.44%) HP Storage
5 1 (2.44%) iPhone
5 1 (2.44%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (2.44%) NHS
5 1 (2.44%) PDA
5 1 (2.44%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 38 (92.68%) Windows
2 23 (56.10%) Windows Server
3 13 (31.71%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (24.39%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (19.51%) Windows 7
6 5 (12.20%) Linux
7 4 (9.76%) Windows 10
7 4 (9.76%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (4.88%) Unix
9 1 (2.44%) AIX
9 1 (2.44%) Android
9 1 (2.44%) Mac OS
9 1 (2.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (2.44%) Windows 8
9 1 (2.44%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (36.59%) ITIL
2 11 (26.83%) Migration
3 8 (19.51%) Configuration Management
3 8 (19.51%) Customer Requirements
3 8 (19.51%) ITIL V3
4 6 (14.63%) Change Management
5 4 (9.76%) Network Design
5 4 (9.76%) Problem-Solving
5 4 (9.76%) Service Continuity Management
5 4 (9.76%) Service Management
5 4 (9.76%) TOGAF
6 3 (7.32%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (7.32%) CRM
6 3 (7.32%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (7.32%) Virtual Environments
7 2 (4.88%) DevOps
7 2 (4.88%) Identity Management
7 2 (4.88%) Mobile Device Management
7 2 (4.88%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (4.88%) SFIA
Programming Languages
1 7 (17.07%) PowerShell
1 7 (17.07%) SQL
2 2 (4.88%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.44%) AWK
3 1 (2.44%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.44%) C
3 1 (2.44%) C#
3 1 (2.44%) Perl
3 1 (2.44%) Python
3 1 (2.44%) Ruby
3 1 (2.44%) sed
3 1 (2.44%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.44%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 41 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 30 (73.17%) MCSE
3 14 (34.15%) MCSA
4 11 (26.83%) MCP
5 10 (24.39%) SC Cleared
5 10 (24.39%) Security Cleared
6 8 (19.51%) MCTS
7 5 (12.20%) CCNA
7 5 (12.20%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (7.32%) Degree
8 3 (7.32%) MOS
9 2 (4.88%) A+ Certification
10 1 (2.44%) CCNP
10 1 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (2.44%) MCDBA
10 1 (2.44%) MCDST
10 1 (2.44%) MCSD
10 1 (2.44%) RHCE
10 1 (2.44%) RHCT
10 1 (2.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) SLA
2 1 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.44%) QA
System Software
1 35 (85.37%) Active Directory
2 16 (39.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (12.20%) Hyper-V
4 4 (9.76%) Terminal Services
5 3 (7.32%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (7.32%) VMware Workstation
6 2 (4.88%) vSphere
6 2 (4.88%) XenApp
7 1 (2.44%) Docker
7 1 (2.44%) NFS
7 1 (2.44%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (2.44%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 8 (19.51%) AirWatch
1 8 (19.51%) Microsoft Intune
1 8 (19.51%) XenMobile
2 6 (14.63%) SCCM
3 3 (7.32%) WSUS
4 2 (4.88%) Failover Clustering
4 2 (4.88%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (4.88%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (4.88%) SCOM
5 1 (2.44%) Ansible
5 1 (2.44%) Backup Exec
5 1 (2.44%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (2.44%) Nessus
5 1 (2.44%) Netcool
5 1 (2.44%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (2.44%) Puppet
5 1 (2.44%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (2.44%) vMotion
Vendors
1 29 (70.73%) Microsoft
2 20 (48.78%) VMware
3 11 (26.83%) Citrix
4 7 (17.07%) Cisco
5 5 (12.20%) McAfee
6 4 (9.76%) CheckPoint
7 3 (7.32%) Apple
7 3 (7.32%) HP
7 3 (7.32%) SAP
8 2 (4.88%) MobileIron
8 2 (4.88%) NetApp
8 2 (4.88%) Oracle
9 1 (2.44%) Adobe
9 1 (2.44%) Avaya
9 1 (2.44%) IBM
9 1 (2.44%) Juniper
9 1 (2.44%) Meraki
9 1 (2.44%) Samsung
9 1 (2.44%) Symantec
9 1 (2.44%) Veritas