Period
to 27 January 2022

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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 556 405 492
Rank change year-on-year -151 +87 +105
Contract jobs citing MCITP 29 3 23
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.077% 0.017% 0.077%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.51% 0.088% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 3 17
10th Percentile £300 £219 £170
25th Percentile £375 £246 £213
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £450 £295 £350
Median % change year-on-year +52.54% -15.71% +7.69%
75th Percentile £500 £336 £488
90th Percentile £583 £360 -
England median daily rate £431 £338 £319
% change year-on-year +27.78% +5.88% -15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £26.48
England median hourly rate - £30.00 £26.48
% change year-on-year - +13.29% +108.67%

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 5,702 3,396 5,368
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 15.16% 18.94% 18.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,777 2,411 3,792
10th Percentile £360 £313 £300
25th Percentile £450 £413 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
75th Percentile £650 £588 £600
90th Percentile £738 £675 £680
England median daily rate £525 £475 £465
% change year-on-year +10.53% +2.15% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 126 47 80
10th Percentile £18.00 £16.95 £18.46
25th Percentile £27.50 £24.56 £22.32
Median hourly rate £44.50 £36.00 £36.70
Median % change year-on-year +23.61% -1.91% +61.57%
75th Percentile £49.25 £54.50 £52.25
90th Percentile £59.69 £60.00 £53.00
England median hourly rate £38.50 £40.00 £31.75
% change year-on-year -3.75% +25.98% +20.00%

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

MCITP
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

MCITP
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing MCITP in London over the 6 months to 27 January 2022.

Daily rate histogram for MCITP in London

MCITP
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

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 27 January 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 -48 4 £575 +94.92% 2
West London -20 1 - - 2
MCITP
England

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 29 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 25 (86.21%) Windows
3 23 (79.31%) Windows Server
4 22 (75.86%) Microsoft
5 21 (72.41%) Active Directory
6 17 (58.62%) Microsoft 365
7 16 (55.17%) Windows 10
8 15 (51.72%) Firewall
9 14 (48.28%) Cisco
9 14 (48.28%) ITIL
9 14 (48.28%) Azure
10 13 (44.83%) ITIL Certification
11 12 (41.38%) SQL Server
12 11 (37.93%) Finance
13 10 (34.48%) Change Management
13 10 (34.48%) CheckPoint
13 10 (34.48%) SLA
13 10 (34.48%) MCTS
13 10 (34.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 9 (31.03%) SC Cleared
14 9 (31.03%) Security Cleared
14 9 (31.03%) VMware Infrastructure
14 9 (31.03%) VMware
14 9 (31.03%) Hyper-V
14 9 (31.03%) SQL
15 8 (27.59%) MCSA
15 8 (27.59%) MS Exchange
15 8 (27.59%) Windows Server 2016
16 7 (24.14%) Social Skills
16 7 (24.14%) Virtual Environments

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 8 (27.59%) MS Exchange
2 4 (13.79%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (13.79%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (13.79%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (13.79%) IIS
3 3 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (10.34%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.45%) OpenStack
4 1 (3.45%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (20.69%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (10.34%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 17 (58.62%) Microsoft 365
2 14 (48.28%) Azure
3 3 (10.34%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (3.45%) AWS
4 1 (3.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (51.72%) Firewall
2 4 (13.79%) DHCP
2 4 (13.79%) DNS
2 4 (13.79%) IPv4
2 4 (13.79%) iSCSI
2 4 (13.79%) Network Security
3 3 (10.34%) NAS
3 3 (10.34%) SAN
3 3 (10.34%) TCP/IP
3 3 (10.34%) VoIP
4 1 (3.45%) LAN
4 1 (3.45%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (41.38%) SQL Server
2 6 (20.69%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (20.69%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (17.24%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (10.34%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (10.34%) MongoDB
4 3 (10.34%) QlikView
4 3 (10.34%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (10.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (10.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (10.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 11 (37.93%) Finance
2 7 (24.14%) Social Skills
3 1 (3.45%) Legal
3 1 (3.45%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 8 (27.59%) Administrator
1 8 (27.59%) Wintel Engineer
2 6 (20.69%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 5 (17.24%) DBA
3 5 (17.24%) SQL DBA
3 5 (17.24%) Support Engineer
4 4 (13.79%) Desktop Support
4 4 (13.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (13.79%) SQL Server DBA
4 4 (13.79%) Wintel Support
4 4 (13.79%) Wintel Support Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
5 3 (10.34%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (10.34%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) Desktop Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Wintel Administrator
5 3 (10.34%) Wintel Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Data Centre
2 3 (10.34%) Management Information System
2 3 (10.34%) NHS
3 2 (6.90%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.45%) Clustering
4 1 (3.45%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 25 (86.21%) Windows
2 23 (79.31%) Windows Server
3 16 (55.17%) Windows 10
4 8 (27.59%) Windows Server 2016
5 7 (24.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (10.34%) Windows 7
8 1 (3.45%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (48.28%) ITIL
2 10 (34.48%) Change Management
3 7 (24.14%) Virtual Environments
4 6 (20.69%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (20.69%) High Availability
4 6 (20.69%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (17.24%) Patch Management
6 4 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (13.79%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 3 (10.34%) CRM
7 3 (10.34%) Data Analysis
7 3 (10.34%) Data Management
7 3 (10.34%) Data Modelling
7 3 (10.34%) ERP
7 3 (10.34%) Information Security
7 3 (10.34%) Mentoring
7 3 (10.34%) Network Load Balancing
7 3 (10.34%) Personalization
7 3 (10.34%) Service Delivery
7 3 (10.34%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (31.03%) SQL
2 3 (10.34%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (44.83%) ITIL Certification
3 10 (34.48%) MCTS
4 9 (31.03%) SC Cleared
4 9 (31.03%) Security Cleared
5 8 (27.59%) MCSA
6 6 (20.69%) MCSE
7 5 (17.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (13.79%) CCA
8 4 (13.79%) Citrix Certification
8 4 (13.79%) MCP
9 3 (10.34%) BC Cleared
10 1 (3.45%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (34.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 10 (34.48%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (72.41%) Active Directory
2 9 (31.03%) Hyper-V
2 9 (31.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (24.14%) Virtual Servers
4 5 (17.24%) XenApp
4 5 (17.24%) XenDesktop
5 4 (13.79%) Citrix Hypervisor
5 4 (13.79%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (10.34%) NFS
7 1 (3.45%) vCloud
7 1 (3.45%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (3.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (13.79%) NetBackup
1 4 (13.79%) SCCM
2 3 (10.34%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (3.45%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (3.45%) Kibana
4 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (3.45%) vCenter Server
4 1 (3.45%) vMotion
4 1 (3.45%) vRealize
Vendors
1 22 (75.86%) Microsoft
2 14 (48.28%) Cisco
3 10 (34.48%) CheckPoint
4 9 (31.03%) VMware
5 6 (20.69%) HP
6 5 (17.24%) Citrix
7 4 (13.79%) Ivanti
7 4 (13.79%) Shavlik
7 4 (13.79%) Symantec
8 3 (10.34%) EMC
8 3 (10.34%) McAfee
9 2 (6.90%) Dell
10 1 (3.45%) IBM