Period
to 22 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for MCITP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 22 May 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 > South East
6 months to
22 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 321 315 298
Rank change year-on-year -6 -17 -50
Contract jobs citing MCITP 52 34 84
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.31% 0.22% 0.47%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.37% 0.82% 1.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 25 47
South East median daily rate £350 £325 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -18.75% +4.92%
England median daily rate £350 £340 £378
% change year-on-year +2.94% -9.93% +11.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
South East median hourly rate - £16.50 -
England median hourly rate £20.00 £14.88 £21.50
% change year-on-year +34.45% -30.81% -1.15%

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 the South East with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
South East
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 3,799 4,151 5,060
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 22.73% 27.13% 28.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,053 2,431 3,071
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £254 £255 £250
90th Percentile £568 £550 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 184 258 210
South East median hourly rate £28.63 £21.00 £32.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.31% -36.12% +46.11%
10th Percentile £12.25 £12.00 £10.25
90th Percentile £55.00 £52.50 £60.00
England median hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -16.67% +9.09% +24.49%

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Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing MCITP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for MCITP in the South East

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MCITP in the South East

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MCITP in the South East over the 6 months to 22 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MCITP in the South East

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing MCITP in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for MCITP in the South East

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Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MCITP within the South East region over the 6 months to 22 May 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
Kent +43 34 £350 - 1
Thames Valley -13 13 £450 +114.29% 8
Buckinghamshire -4 7 £463 - 2
Oxfordshire -7 3 - -
Berkshire - 3 £350 - 6
Hampshire -28 2 £338 +4.65% 2
East Sussex - 1 - -
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England

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 South East region with a requirement for MCITP.

1 52 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 49 (94.23%) Windows
3 47 (90.38%) Active Directory
4 46 (88.46%) Microsoft
4 46 (88.46%) MCSE
5 43 (82.69%) Windows Server
6 41 (78.85%) VMware
7 39 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 37 (71.15%) Windows Server 2012
9 36 (69.23%) MCSA
10 35 (67.31%) MCP
10 35 (67.31%) SolarWinds
10 35 (67.31%) Ivanti
10 35 (67.31%) Shavlik
11 26 (50.00%) Nessus
12 20 (38.46%) PowerShell
13 17 (32.69%) Shell Script
14 12 (23.08%) ITIL
14 12 (23.08%) Office 365
15 11 (21.15%) Microsoft Azure
16 9 (17.31%) SCCM
16 9 (17.31%) Server Patching
16 9 (17.31%) Finance
17 7 (13.46%) SC Cleared
17 7 (13.46%) Security Cleared
18 6 (11.54%) ITIL V3
18 6 (11.54%) TOGAF
19 5 (9.62%) Cisco Certification
19 5 (9.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
19 5 (9.62%) Clustering

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Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 4 (7.69%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.85%) Apache
2 2 (3.85%) IIS
2 2 (3.85%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.92%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (23.08%) Office 365
2 11 (21.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (9.62%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (3.85%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.92%) OneDrive
5 1 (1.92%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.69%) Firewall
2 3 (5.77%) DHCP
2 3 (5.77%) DNS
3 2 (3.85%) LAN
3 2 (3.85%) SAN
3 2 (3.85%) WAN
4 1 (1.92%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (1.92%) NAS
4 1 (1.92%) Skype
4 1 (1.92%) SMS
4 1 (1.92%) VoIP
4 1 (1.92%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.92%) Wireless
4 1 (1.92%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.77%) Big Data
2 3 (5.77%) Hadoop
2 3 (5.77%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (5.77%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (5.77%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (1.92%) Power BI
3 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 9 (17.31%) Finance
Job Titles
1 36 (69.23%) Windows Engineer
2 9 (17.31%) Systems Engineer
2 9 (17.31%) Windows Systems Engineer
3 6 (11.54%) Architect
4 4 (7.69%) Azure Consultant
4 4 (7.69%) Consultant
4 4 (7.69%) Technical Architect
5 3 (5.77%) Server Engineer
5 3 (5.77%) VMware Engineer
5 3 (5.77%) Windows Server Engineer
6 2 (3.85%) Active Directory Consultant
6 2 (3.85%) Office 365 Consultant
6 2 (3.85%) Support Engineer
7 1 (1.92%) 2nd Line Support
7 1 (1.92%) Desktop Engineer
7 1 (1.92%) Desktop Support
7 1 (1.92%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 1 (1.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (1.92%) Security Consultant
7 1 (1.92%) SQL Developer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.62%) Clustering
2 2 (3.85%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (1.92%) PKI
3 1 (1.92%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (1.92%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 49 (94.23%) Windows
2 43 (82.69%) Windows Server
3 39 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 37 (71.15%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (5.77%) Windows 10
5 3 (5.77%) Windows Vista
6 2 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.92%) Android
7 1 (1.92%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (23.08%) ITIL
2 9 (17.31%) Server Patching
3 6 (11.54%) ITIL V3
3 6 (11.54%) TOGAF
4 4 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (7.69%) PRINCE2
5 3 (5.77%) DevOps
5 3 (5.77%) Migration
5 3 (5.77%) Service Management
6 2 (3.85%) B2B
6 2 (3.85%) B2C
6 2 (3.85%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (3.85%) Customer Engagement
6 2 (3.85%) Data Loss Prevention
6 2 (3.85%) Identity Management
6 2 (3.85%) Privileged Identity Management
6 2 (3.85%) Translating Business Requirements
7 1 (1.92%) Business Continuity
7 1 (1.92%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (1.92%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 20 (38.46%) PowerShell
2 17 (32.69%) Shell Script
3 4 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 52 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 46 (88.46%) MCSE
3 36 (69.23%) MCSA
4 35 (67.31%) MCP
5 7 (13.46%) SC Cleared
5 7 (13.46%) Security Cleared
6 5 (9.62%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (9.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (7.69%) CCNA
7 4 (7.69%) CCSP
7 4 (7.69%) MCTS
8 3 (5.77%) Degree
9 1 (1.92%) CCA
9 1 (1.92%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (1.92%) DV Cleared
9 1 (1.92%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.92%) GDPR
System Software
1 47 (90.38%) Active Directory
2 5 (9.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (5.77%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.92%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 26 (50.00%) Nessus
2 9 (17.31%) SCCM
3 3 (5.77%) Microsoft Clustering
3 3 (5.77%) SCOM
4 2 (3.85%) AirWatch
4 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (3.85%) Single Sign-On
4 2 (3.85%) WSUS
5 1 (1.92%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (1.92%) vRealize
Vendors
1 46 (88.46%) Microsoft
2 41 (78.85%) VMware
3 35 (67.31%) Ivanti
3 35 (67.31%) Shavlik
3 35 (67.31%) SolarWinds
4 5 (9.62%) Citrix
5 2 (3.85%) Cisco
6 1 (1.92%) Facebook
6 1 (1.92%) HP
6 1 (1.92%) McAfee
6 1 (1.92%) Meraki
6 1 (1.92%) MobileIron
6 1 (1.92%) StorageTek
6 1 (1.92%) Sun
6 1 (1.92%) Twitter
6 1 (1.92%) Veeam