Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 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)
England > South East
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 348 345 336
Rank change year-on-year -3 -9 -63
Contract jobs citing MCITP 27 34 61
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.16% 0.20% 0.31%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.72% 0.79% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 26 34
South East median daily rate £360 £350 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% -4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £318 £275 £137
90th Percentile £455 £406 £464
England median daily rate £365 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +4.29% -6.67% +7.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 4
South East median hourly rate £19.50 £13.70 £16.39
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.34% -16.39% +5.71%
10th Percentile £16.35 £11.85 £15.77
90th Percentile £22.65 £15.55 £19.95
England median hourly rate £16.50 £13.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +26.92% -25.71% +12.90%

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 3738 4303 5247
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 22.21% 25.85% 26.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 2126 2636 3121
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £210 £251 £258
90th Percentile £550 £550 £525
England median daily rate £430 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +1.18% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 217 221 253
South East median hourly rate £25.12 £27.80 £30.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.64% -10.03% +81.76%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £50.00 £52.09
England median hourly rate £25.00 £25.25 £24.00
% change year-on-year -0.99% +5.21% +26.32%

MCITP
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 24 November 2017.

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 24 November 2017. 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
Thames Valley +2 17 £398 +2.58% 1
Berkshire +16 13 £375 -3.23%
Hampshire +3 6 £348 +1.46% 1
Buckinghamshire -19 4 £450 - 1
West Sussex -4 2 - -
Kent -13 2 £350 -
MCITP
England

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing MCITP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for MCITP.

1 27 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (81.48%) Windows
3 20 (74.07%) Active Directory
4 18 (66.67%) Microsoft
5 14 (51.85%) ITIL
6 13 (48.15%) Windows Server
7 12 (44.44%) MCSE
8 11 (40.74%) SQL Server
9 10 (37.04%) Degree
9 10 (37.04%) Microsoft Azure
10 9 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
10 9 (33.33%) VMware
11 8 (29.63%) Service Management
11 8 (29.63%) SQL
11 8 (29.63%) Customer Engagement
11 8 (29.63%) Windows Server 2012
11 8 (29.63%) SCOM
11 8 (29.63%) MCTS
12 7 (25.93%) SQL Server 2012
12 7 (25.93%) DHCP
12 7 (25.93%) DNS
12 7 (25.93%) SQL Server 2016
13 6 (22.22%) Linux
13 6 (22.22%) Azure Active Directory
13 6 (22.22%) Office 365
13 6 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 6 (22.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 5 (18.52%) VMware Infrastructure
14 5 (18.52%) PowerShell
14 5 (18.52%) Hyper-V

MCITP
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 5 (18.52%) IIS
1 5 (18.52%) MS Exchange
2 3 (11.11%) Apache
3 2 (7.41%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (37.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (22.22%) Azure Active Directory
2 6 (22.22%) Office 365
3 3 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (7.41%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.93%) DHCP
1 7 (25.93%) DNS
2 5 (18.52%) Firewall
2 5 (18.52%) NAS
2 5 (18.52%) SAN
3 4 (14.81%) TCP/IP
4 2 (7.41%) LAN
4 2 (7.41%) Remote Desktop
4 2 (7.41%) VoIP
4 2 (7.41%) VPN
4 2 (7.41%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (40.74%) SQL Server
2 7 (25.93%) SQL Server 2012
2 7 (25.93%) SQL Server 2016
3 6 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (14.81%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (14.81%) SQL Server 2014
4 4 (14.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (7.41%) Big Data
6 2 (7.41%) Hadoop
General
1 4 (14.81%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (29.63%) Field Engineer
2 6 (22.22%) DBA
3 5 (18.52%) Architect
3 5 (18.52%) Technical Architect
4 4 (14.81%) SQL DBA
5 3 (11.11%) Administrator
5 3 (11.11%) Desktop Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Desktop Support
5 3 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) SQL Server DBA
5 3 (11.11%) Windows Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Server Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Technical Support
6 2 (7.41%) VMware Architect
6 2 (7.41%) Windows Systems Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) 2nd Line Technical Support
7 1 (3.70%) 2nd Line Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.81%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Clustering
2 2 (7.41%) N-Tier
3 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.70%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 22 (81.48%) Windows
2 13 (48.15%) Windows Server
3 9 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (29.63%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (22.22%) Linux
6 5 (18.52%) Windows 10
7 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (11.11%) Solaris
8 3 (11.11%) Windows Vista
9 2 (7.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (7.41%) Unix
9 2 (7.41%) Windows XP
10 1 (3.70%) Android
10 1 (3.70%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (51.85%) ITIL
2 8 (29.63%) Customer Engagement
2 8 (29.63%) Service Management
3 4 (14.81%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (14.81%) Customer Requirements
3 4 (14.81%) Data Modelling
3 4 (14.81%) High Availability
3 4 (14.81%) User Stories
4 3 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (11.11%) DevOps
4 3 (11.11%) Problem Management
4 3 (11.11%) Project Planning
5 2 (7.41%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (7.41%) ETL
5 2 (7.41%) ITIL V3
5 2 (7.41%) Network Load Balancing
5 2 (7.41%) PRINCE2
5 2 (7.41%) SOA
5 2 (7.41%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (7.41%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 8 (29.63%) SQL
2 5 (18.52%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.70%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 27 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (44.44%) MCSE
3 10 (37.04%) Degree
4 8 (29.63%) MCTS
5 6 (22.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (14.81%) MCP
6 4 (14.81%) MCSA
7 2 (7.41%) CCNA
7 2 (7.41%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (7.41%) MCDBA
7 2 (7.41%) RHCE
7 2 (7.41%) SC Cleared
7 2 (7.41%) Security Cleared
8 1 (3.70%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (18.52%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (74.07%) Active Directory
2 5 (18.52%) Hyper-V
2 5 (18.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.70%) BitLocker
3 1 (3.70%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 8 (29.63%) SCOM
2 4 (14.81%) SCCM
3 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Clustering
3 3 (11.11%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 3 (11.11%) WSUS
Vendors
1 18 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 9 (33.33%) VMware
3 5 (18.52%) HP
4 4 (14.81%) Cisco
4 4 (14.81%) Citrix
5 3 (11.11%) StorageTek
5 3 (11.11%) Sun
6 2 (7.41%) Kaseya
6 2 (7.41%) LANDesk
6 2 (7.41%) Meraki
6 2 (7.41%) Red Hat
6 2 (7.41%) SolarWinds
6 2 (7.41%) Veeam
7 1 (3.70%) Apple
7 1 (3.70%) Juniper