Period
to 19 February 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 19 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 > South East
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 308 308 318
Rank change year-on-year 0 +10 -52
Contract jobs citing MCITP 56 47 59
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.34% 0.31% 0.32%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.53% 1.13% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 37 32
South East median daily rate £350 £330 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.06% -14.84% +3.33%
10th Percentile £338 £275 £246
90th Percentile £494 £356 £450
England median daily rate £350 £350 £388
% change year-on-year - -9.68% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
South East median hourly rate - £13.70 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -25.95% +19.35%
England median hourly rate £15.69 £13.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year +20.69% -39.53% +34.38%

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 3,649 4,150 5,078
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 21.92% 27.23% 27.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,037 2,553 2,994
South East median daily rate £425 £408 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.17% +2.00% +6.67%
10th Percentile £231 £252 £255
90th Percentile £569 £550 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 194 231 269
South East median hourly rate £25.69 £25.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.75% -27.14% +100.00%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.00 £10.25
90th Percentile £50.25 £53.75 £60.00
England median hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £26.93
% change year-on-year -9.09% +2.14% +41.71%

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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 19 February 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 19 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
Kent +8 32 £350 - 2
Thames Valley -15 15 £424 +10.49% 9
Berkshire -12 8 £375 -3.23% 4
Buckinghamshire -17 7 £475 - 5
Hampshire -18 6 £348 +8.59% 1
East Sussex - 1 - -
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England

For the 6 months to 19 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 South East region with a requirement for MCITP.

1 56 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 49 (87.50%) Windows
2 49 (87.50%) Active Directory
3 48 (85.71%) Microsoft
4 43 (76.79%) MCSE
4 43 (76.79%) Windows Server
5 41 (73.21%) VMware
6 37 (66.07%) Windows Server 2003
7 36 (64.29%) Windows Server 2012
8 34 (60.71%) MCSA
9 33 (58.93%) MCP
9 33 (58.93%) SolarWinds
9 33 (58.93%) Ivanti
9 33 (58.93%) Shavlik
10 24 (42.86%) Nessus
11 22 (39.29%) PowerShell
12 16 (28.57%) ITIL
13 15 (26.79%) Shell Script
14 14 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
15 11 (19.64%) SQL Server
16 10 (17.86%) SQL
16 10 (17.86%) Finance
17 9 (16.07%) Server Patching
18 8 (14.29%) Office 365
18 8 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
18 8 (14.29%) SCOM
18 8 (14.29%) Degree
18 8 (14.29%) SQL Server 2016
19 7 (12.50%) Azure Active Directory
19 7 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services

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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 (7.14%) MS Exchange
2 3 (5.36%) Apache
2 3 (5.36%) IIS
3 2 (3.57%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.79%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 14 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (14.29%) Office 365
3 7 (12.50%) Azure Active Directory
4 6 (10.71%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (1.79%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.71%) Firewall
2 3 (5.36%) SAN
3 2 (3.57%) DHCP
3 2 (3.57%) DNS
3 2 (3.57%) LAN
3 2 (3.57%) NAS
3 2 (3.57%) WAN
4 1 (1.79%) Skype
4 1 (1.79%) SMS
4 1 (1.79%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.79%) VoIP
4 1 (1.79%) VPN
4 1 (1.79%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.79%) Wireless
4 1 (1.79%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (19.64%) SQL Server
2 8 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
2 8 (14.29%) SQL Server 2016
3 7 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (7.14%) SQL Server 2014
4 4 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (5.36%) Big Data
5 3 (5.36%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.79%) Power BI
6 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 10 (17.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 33 (58.93%) Windows Engineer
2 9 (16.07%) Systems Engineer
2 9 (16.07%) Windows Systems Engineer
3 6 (10.71%) DBA
4 5 (8.93%) Architect
4 5 (8.93%) Field Engineer
4 5 (8.93%) Technical Architect
5 4 (7.14%) SQL DBA
6 3 (5.36%) Administrator
6 3 (5.36%) Server Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) SQL Server DBA
6 3 (5.36%) VMware Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) Windows Server Engineer
7 2 (3.57%) Active Directory Consultant
7 2 (3.57%) Azure Consultant
7 2 (3.57%) Consultant
7 2 (3.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (3.57%) Office 365 Consultant
8 1 (1.79%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (1.79%) Azure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.14%) Clustering
2 1 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.79%) PKI
2 1 (1.79%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 49 (87.50%) Windows
2 43 (76.79%) Windows Server
3 37 (66.07%) Windows Server 2003
4 36 (64.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (7.14%) Windows Vista
6 2 (3.57%) Linux
6 2 (3.57%) Solaris
6 2 (3.57%) Windows 10
6 2 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.79%) Android
7 1 (1.79%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (28.57%) ITIL
2 9 (16.07%) Server Patching
3 5 (8.93%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (8.93%) Customer Engagement
3 5 (8.93%) ITIL V3
3 5 (8.93%) PRINCE2
3 5 (8.93%) Service Management
3 5 (8.93%) TOGAF
4 4 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (7.14%) Data Modelling
4 4 (7.14%) DevOps
4 4 (7.14%) High Availability
4 4 (7.14%) User Stories
5 3 (5.36%) Migration
6 2 (3.57%) Customer Requirements
6 2 (3.57%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (3.57%) ETL
7 1 (1.79%) BCP
7 1 (1.79%) Collaborative Working
7 1 (1.79%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 22 (39.29%) PowerShell
2 15 (26.79%) Shell Script
3 10 (17.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 56 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 43 (76.79%) MCSE
3 34 (60.71%) MCSA
4 33 (58.93%) MCP
5 8 (14.29%) Degree
6 7 (12.50%) MCTS
6 7 (12.50%) SC Cleared
6 7 (12.50%) Security Cleared
6 7 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 6 (10.71%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (8.93%) CCNA
8 5 (8.93%) CCSP
9 2 (3.57%) MCDBA
10 1 (1.79%) CCA
10 1 (1.79%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (1.79%) DV Cleared
10 1 (1.79%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.93%) SLA
2 1 (1.79%) GDPR
System Software
1 49 (87.50%) Active Directory
2 6 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (7.14%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.79%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 24 (42.86%) Nessus
2 8 (14.29%) SCOM
3 6 (10.71%) SCCM
4 4 (7.14%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (3.57%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 1 (1.79%) AirWatch
6 1 (1.79%) vRealize
Vendors
1 48 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 41 (73.21%) VMware
3 33 (58.93%) Ivanti
3 33 (58.93%) Shavlik
3 33 (58.93%) SolarWinds
4 6 (10.71%) Citrix
5 2 (3.57%) Cisco
5 2 (3.57%) HP
5 2 (3.57%) Meraki
5 2 (3.57%) StorageTek
5 2 (3.57%) Sun
5 2 (3.57%) Veeam
6 1 (1.79%) Apple
6 1 (1.79%) Facebook
6 1 (1.79%) McAfee
6 1 (1.79%) MobileIron
6 1 (1.79%) Twitter