Period
to 23 February 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 23 February 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
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 583 534 554
Rank change year-on-year -49 +20 -104
Contract jobs citing MCITP 50 58 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.11% 0.14% 0.090%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.62% 0.84% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 41 23
London median daily rate £315 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.25% +14.29% +1.45%
10th Percentile £185 £105 £172
90th Percentile £449 £538 £434
England median daily rate £350 £350 £388
% change year-on-year - -9.68% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 6
London median hourly rate £20.00 - £12.00
England median hourly rate £15.69 £13.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year +20.69% -39.53% +32.68%

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 8,029 6,919 7,784
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 17.11% 16.75% 17.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,310 4,555 5,268
London median daily rate £495 £455 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.79% +1.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £260 £275 £263
90th Percentile £669 £638 £638
England median daily rate £450 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 205 127 125
London median hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +12.50% +17.65%
10th Percentile £13.70 £12.75 £12.02
90th Percentile £52.45 £50.00 £44.43
England median hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £26.93
% change year-on-year -9.09% +2.14% +41.71%

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 23 February 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 23 February 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 -29 8 £313 -34.21% 6
West London -34 5 £267 -5.49% 5
South London -47 1 £390 -2.50%
MCITP
England

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 50 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 43 (86.00%) Windows
3 37 (74.00%) Microsoft
4 34 (68.00%) Active Directory
5 31 (62.00%) MCSE
6 25 (50.00%) Windows Server
7 23 (46.00%) VMware
8 22 (44.00%) ITIL
8 22 (44.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 19 (38.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 18 (36.00%) Windows Server 2008
11 16 (32.00%) MCSA
12 14 (28.00%) Cisco
13 13 (26.00%) MS Exchange
13 13 (26.00%) SQL
14 12 (24.00%) Firewall
14 12 (24.00%) MCTS
15 11 (22.00%) Microsoft Azure
15 11 (22.00%) MCP
15 11 (22.00%) DNS
16 10 (20.00%) Citrix
16 10 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
16 10 (20.00%) LAN
16 10 (20.00%) Office 365
17 9 (18.00%) Linux
17 9 (18.00%) SLA
17 9 (18.00%) SAN
17 9 (18.00%) Finance
18 8 (16.00%) TCP/IP
18 8 (16.00%) WAN

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 13 (26.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (8.00%) Skype for Business
4 3 (6.00%) SharePoint
5 2 (4.00%) Apache
5 2 (4.00%) IIS
6 1 (2.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (2.00%) JBoss
6 1 (2.00%) Tomcat
6 1 (2.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (6.00%) MS Visio
3 2 (4.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.00%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (2.00%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 11 (22.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (20.00%) Office 365
3 4 (8.00%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.00%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 12 (24.00%) Firewall
2 11 (22.00%) DNS
3 10 (20.00%) LAN
4 9 (18.00%) SAN
5 8 (16.00%) TCP/IP
5 8 (16.00%) WAN
6 6 (12.00%) DHCP
7 3 (6.00%) VoIP
8 2 (4.00%) iSCSI
8 2 (4.00%) Skype
8 2 (4.00%) Wireless
9 1 (2.00%) Ethernet
9 1 (2.00%) PSTN
9 1 (2.00%) Unified Communications
9 1 (2.00%) VLAN
9 1 (2.00%) VPN
9 1 (2.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (6.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (6.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (4.00%) MySQL
4 2 (4.00%) Oracle Database
4 2 (4.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.00%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (2.00%) Power BI
5 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (4.00%) TeamCity
2 1 (2.00%) CruiseControl
2 1 (2.00%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 9 (18.00%) Finance
2 1 (2.00%) Banking
2 1 (2.00%) Financial Institution
2 1 (2.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (2.00%) Legal
2 1 (2.00%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (24.00%) Analyst
2 9 (18.00%) Support Analyst
2 9 (18.00%) Support Engineer
3 8 (16.00%) Team Leader
4 7 (14.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 7 (14.00%) Desktop Support
4 7 (14.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (12.00%) 3rd Line Support
5 6 (12.00%) Desktop Analyst
5 6 (12.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 5 (10.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 5 (10.00%) DBA
6 5 (10.00%) SQL DBA
7 4 (8.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 4 (8.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 4 (8.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 4 (8.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 4 (8.00%) Administrator
7 4 (8.00%) Network Team Leader
8 3 (6.00%) Infrastructure Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.00%) .NET
1 1 (2.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (2.00%) WCF
1 1 (2.00%) Web Services
1 1 (2.00%) WF
1 1 (2.00%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.00%) Computer Science
2 5 (10.00%) Management Information System
2 5 (10.00%) Replication
3 4 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (8.00%) Data Centre
4 2 (4.00%) Blackberry
4 2 (4.00%) Clustering
4 2 (4.00%) Fat Client
4 2 (4.00%) HP Storage
4 2 (4.00%) iPhone
4 2 (4.00%) Mobile App
4 2 (4.00%) Thin Client
5 1 (2.00%) CESG
5 1 (2.00%) CESG CLAS
5 1 (2.00%) Fintech
5 1 (2.00%) iPad
5 1 (2.00%) NHS
5 1 (2.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 43 (86.00%) Windows
2 25 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 22 (44.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 18 (36.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (18.00%) Linux
6 8 (16.00%) Windows 7
7 6 (12.00%) Windows 10
8 3 (6.00%) Unix
8 3 (6.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (4.00%) Windows 8
10 1 (2.00%) Android
10 1 (2.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (44.00%) ITIL
2 8 (16.00%) Network Design
3 7 (14.00%) Configuration Management
3 7 (14.00%) ITIL V3
3 7 (14.00%) Service Management
4 6 (12.00%) Change Management
4 6 (12.00%) TOGAF
5 5 (10.00%) Project Management
6 4 (8.00%) Migration
6 4 (8.00%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (8.00%) Service Continuity Management
7 3 (6.00%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (6.00%) Coaching
7 3 (6.00%) CRM
7 3 (6.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (6.00%) Incident Management
7 3 (6.00%) Proactive Monitoring
7 3 (6.00%) Risk Management
7 3 (6.00%) Virtual Environments
8 2 (4.00%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 13 (26.00%) SQL
2 8 (16.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (4.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.00%) C
4 1 (2.00%) C#
4 1 (2.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 50 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 31 (62.00%) MCSE
3 16 (32.00%) MCSA
4 12 (24.00%) MCTS
5 11 (22.00%) MCP
6 8 (16.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 7 (14.00%) CCNA
7 7 (14.00%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (8.00%) CCA
8 4 (8.00%) Citrix Certification
9 3 (6.00%) CCNP
9 3 (6.00%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (6.00%) MCDST
9 3 (6.00%) VCP5
10 2 (4.00%) A+ Certification
10 2 (4.00%) CCSE
10 2 (4.00%) Degree
10 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Certified Architect
10 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Certified Master
11 1 (2.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (18.00%) SLA
2 3 (6.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.00%) QA
System Software
1 34 (68.00%) Active Directory
2 19 (38.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (16.00%) vSphere
4 6 (12.00%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (8.00%) Terminal Services
6 3 (6.00%) Hyper-V
6 3 (6.00%) vCloud
6 3 (6.00%) VMware Workstation
6 3 (6.00%) XenApp
7 1 (2.00%) Docker
7 1 (2.00%) Firmware
7 1 (2.00%) NFS
7 1 (2.00%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (2.00%) XenDesktop
7 1 (2.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (14.00%) SCCM
1 7 (14.00%) SCOM
2 6 (12.00%) WSUS
3 4 (8.00%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (2.00%) Ansible
5 1 (2.00%) Backup Exec
5 1 (2.00%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (2.00%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (2.00%) Nessus
5 1 (2.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (2.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (2.00%) vCenter Server
5 1 (2.00%) vMotion
Vendors
1 37 (74.00%) Microsoft
2 23 (46.00%) VMware
3 14 (28.00%) Cisco
4 10 (20.00%) Citrix
5 7 (14.00%) CheckPoint
6 5 (10.00%) Apple
6 5 (10.00%) HP
7 4 (8.00%) CommVault
7 4 (8.00%) Oracle
8 3 (6.00%) Brocade
9 2 (4.00%) Avaya
9 2 (4.00%) McAfee
9 2 (4.00%) MobileIron
9 2 (4.00%) NetApp
9 2 (4.00%) Palo Alto
10 1 (2.00%) Adobe
10 1 (2.00%) Dell
10 1 (2.00%) IBM
10 1 (2.00%) Red Hat
10 1 (2.00%) SAP