The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading with a requirement for MCITP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 June 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)
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 63 64
Contract jobs citing MCITP 0 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading - 0.69% 0.12%
As % of the Qualifications category - 2.12% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 1
Median daily rate - £388 £115
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +236.95%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £330 £325
% change year-on-year -1.51% +1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £35.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -53.52% +102.85%  

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 Reading.

Academic & Professional Certification
Reading
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 150 283 233
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 25.73% 32.42% 27.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 409 230
Median daily rate £450 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.12% +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £228 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £532 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 31 98
Median hourly rate £16.00 £21.33 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.98% -1.02%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £28.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +16.07% +24.44%  

MCITP
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

Job postings citing MCITP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Reading.

Job vacancy trend for MCITP in Reading

MCITP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing MCITP in Reading.

Contractor daily rate trend for MCITP in Reading