Period
to 20 August 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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 357 350 321
Rank change year-on-year -7 -29 -40
Contract jobs citing MCITP 22 21 67
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.13% 0.13% 0.37%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.59% 0.55% 1.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 9 45
South East median daily rate £412 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.57% -6.67% +12.94%
10th Percentile £363 £236 £290
90th Percentile £417 £478 £450
England median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
South East median hourly rate - £16.50 -
England median hourly rate £20.00 £16.50 £12.00
% change year-on-year +21.21% +37.50% -23.91%

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 3,751 3,851 4,934
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 22.56% 24.16% 27.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,065 2,142 3,018
South East median daily rate £425 £401 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.12% +0.13% +3.90%
10th Percentile £236 £248 £257
90th Percentile £575 £550 £538
England median daily rate £450 £430 £415
% change year-on-year +4.65% +3.61% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 203 245 186
South East median hourly rate £34.00 £20.00 £24.28
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +70.00% -17.63% +0.66%
10th Percentile £13.50 £12.00 £11.53
90th Percentile £51.00 £50.30 £50.63
England median hourly rate £22.50 £28.35 £26.50
% change year-on-year -20.62% +6.96% +17.78%

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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 20 August 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 20 August 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
Thames Valley +3 18 £413 +6.58% 2
Buckinghamshire +21 9 £414 +40.34% 1
Oxfordshire - 5 - -
Berkshire -20 4 £398 +2.58% 1
Kent +11 2 - - 1
Hampshire -14 1 £250 -16.67%
Surrey - 1 £375 - 3
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England

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 22 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (86.36%) Windows
3 18 (81.82%) ITIL
4 16 (72.73%) Active Directory
5 11 (50.00%) Service Management
5 11 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 10 (45.45%) SQL
6 10 (45.45%) ITIL V3
6 10 (45.45%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (40.91%) Security Cleared
7 9 (40.91%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (40.91%) VMware
8 8 (36.36%) Service Delivery
9 7 (31.82%) Linux
9 7 (31.82%) MCDBA
9 7 (31.82%) SharePoint
9 7 (31.82%) SC Cleared
9 7 (31.82%) Office 365
9 7 (31.82%) Windows Server
10 6 (27.27%) Virtual Environments
10 6 (27.27%) SCCM
10 6 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
10 6 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
10 6 (27.27%) MCSE
10 6 (27.27%) IIS
10 6 (27.27%) Citrix
10 6 (27.27%) ITSM
11 5 (22.73%) Change Management
11 5 (22.73%) MCTS
11 5 (22.73%) Unix

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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 7 (31.82%) SharePoint
2 6 (27.27%) IIS
3 5 (22.73%) SharePoint 2010
3 5 (22.73%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (4.55%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (31.82%) Office 365
2 6 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (9.09%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (4.55%) IaaS
4 1 (4.55%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 4 (18.18%) DHCP
1 4 (18.18%) DNS
2 3 (13.64%) Cisco IOS
2 3 (13.64%) VoIP
3 1 (4.55%) LAN
3 1 (4.55%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2016
Job Titles
1 6 (27.27%) Applications Support
2 5 (22.73%) Applications Specialist
2 5 (22.73%) Support Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) Applications Support Specialist
3 4 (18.18%) Support Specialist
4 3 (13.64%) Consultant
4 3 (13.64%) Desktop Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Desktop Support
4 3 (13.64%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Windows Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Active Directory Support
5 2 (9.09%) Architect
5 2 (9.09%) Azure Consultant
5 2 (9.09%) DBA
5 2 (9.09%) SQL DBA
6 1 (4.55%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Active Directory Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Active Directory Support Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.09%) Clustering
2 2 (9.09%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 19 (86.36%) Windows
2 10 (45.45%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (40.91%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (31.82%) Linux
4 7 (31.82%) Windows Server
5 5 (22.73%) Unix
6 3 (13.64%) Android
6 3 (13.64%) Windows 10
6 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (81.82%) ITIL
2 11 (50.00%) Service Management
3 10 (45.45%) ITIL V3
4 8 (36.36%) Service Delivery
5 6 (27.27%) ITSM
5 6 (27.27%) Virtual Environments
6 5 (22.73%) Change Management
6 5 (22.73%) Infrastructure Monitoring
7 4 (18.18%) Customer Engagement
8 3 (13.64%) Asset Management
8 3 (13.64%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (9.09%) B2B
9 2 (9.09%) B2C
9 2 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (9.09%) Data Loss Prevention
9 2 (9.09%) Identity Management
9 2 (9.09%) Privileged Identity Management
9 2 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
9 2 (9.09%) TOGAF
9 2 (9.09%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 10 (45.45%) SQL
2 2 (9.09%) PowerShell
2 2 (9.09%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 22 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (40.91%) Security Cleared
3 7 (31.82%) MCDBA
3 7 (31.82%) SC Cleared
4 6 (27.27%) MCSE
5 5 (22.73%) MCTS
6 3 (13.64%) Degree
6 3 (13.64%) DV Cleared
7 2 (9.09%) MCP
7 2 (9.09%) MCSA
8 1 (4.55%) CCA
8 1 (4.55%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 16 (72.73%) Active Directory
2 6 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (18.18%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 6 (27.27%) SCCM
2 2 (9.09%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (9.09%) Nessus
2 2 (9.09%) Single Sign-On
2 2 (9.09%) WSUS
3 1 (4.55%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 11 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (40.91%) VMware
3 6 (27.27%) Citrix
4 5 (22.73%) F5
5 3 (13.64%) Cisco
6 2 (9.09%) Ivanti
6 2 (9.09%) Oracle
6 2 (9.09%) Shavlik
6 2 (9.09%) SolarWinds