Period
to 21 November 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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 356 352 348
Rank change year-on-year -4 -4 -12
Contract jobs citing MCITP 25 27 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.15% 0.16% 0.20%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.66% 0.72% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 19 26
South East median daily rate £400 £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +2.86% -2.78%
10th Percentile £320 £318 £275
90th Percentile £459 £455 £406
England median daily rate £399 £365 £350
% change year-on-year +9.25% +4.29% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
South East median hourly rate - £19.50 £13.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +42.34% -16.39%
England median hourly rate £16.35 £16.10 £13.00
% change year-on-year +1.55% +23.81% -25.71%

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 3,762 3,773 4,327
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 22.59% 22.41% 26.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,103 2,145 2,652
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £240 £213 £255
90th Percentile £588 £550 £550
England median daily rate £450 £430 £425
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 197 217 216
South East median hourly rate £40.00 £25.69 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +55.70% -24.44% +10.03%
10th Percentile £13.50 £12.00 £11.93
90th Percentile £55.00 £50.00 £52.25
England median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year - -1.96% +6.25%

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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

MCITP
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 21 November 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 21 November 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 +23 17 £415 +4.40% 3
Buckinghamshire +32 9 £415 -7.78%
West Sussex -12 4 £400 -
Berkshire -18 4 £398 +6.00% 2
Oxfordshire - 4 £298 - 1
Surrey - 3 £375 - 2
MCITP
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 25 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (84.00%) Windows
3 19 (76.00%) ITIL
4 18 (72.00%) Active Directory
5 14 (56.00%) Microsoft
5 14 (56.00%) VMware
5 14 (56.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (52.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 13 (52.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (44.00%) Security Cleared
7 11 (44.00%) Office 365
8 10 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
8 10 (40.00%) Service Management
8 10 (40.00%) SQL
9 9 (36.00%) Citrix
9 9 (36.00%) ITIL V3
9 9 (36.00%) SC Cleared
10 8 (32.00%) Linux
10 8 (32.00%) Service Delivery
10 8 (32.00%) Windows Server
11 7 (28.00%) ITSM
11 7 (28.00%) MCSE
11 7 (28.00%) MCDBA
11 7 (28.00%) SharePoint
11 7 (28.00%) DHCP
11 7 (28.00%) DNS
11 7 (28.00%) Cisco
11 7 (28.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 6 (24.00%) MCTS
12 6 (24.00%) SCCM

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 7 (28.00%) SharePoint
2 6 (24.00%) IIS
3 5 (20.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 5 (20.00%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (16.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (16.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (16.00%) MS Exchange
5 2 (8.00%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (4.00%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (4.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (44.00%) Office 365
2 10 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (16.00%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (12.00%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (8.00%) Dynamics 365
5 2 (8.00%) Google Analytics
5 2 (8.00%) IaaS
6 1 (4.00%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (4.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (28.00%) DHCP
1 7 (28.00%) DNS
2 5 (20.00%) Firewall
2 5 (20.00%) VoIP
3 3 (12.00%) Cisco IOS
3 3 (12.00%) SAN
4 2 (8.00%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (8.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (8.00%) iSCSI
4 2 (8.00%) NetScaler
5 1 (4.00%) LAN
5 1 (4.00%) Skype
5 1 (4.00%) WAN
5 1 (4.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) JIRA
1 2 (8.00%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 1 (4.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (24.00%) Applications Support
2 5 (20.00%) Applications Specialist
3 4 (16.00%) Analyst
3 4 (16.00%) Applications Support Specialist
3 4 (16.00%) Support Specialist
4 3 (12.00%) Active Directory Support
4 3 (12.00%) Desktop Support
4 3 (12.00%) Support Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Active Directory Consultant
5 2 (8.00%) Consultant
5 2 (8.00%) DBA
5 2 (8.00%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) SQL DBA
6 1 (4.00%) Cloud Solutions Architect
6 1 (4.00%) IT Support
6 1 (4.00%) Operations Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Virtualisation Architect
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (12.00%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.00%) Replication
4 1 (4.00%) Blackberry
4 1 (4.00%) iPhone
4 1 (4.00%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 21 (84.00%) Windows
2 14 (56.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 13 (52.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (32.00%) Linux
4 8 (32.00%) Windows Server
5 5 (20.00%) Unix
6 4 (16.00%) Android
7 3 (12.00%) Windows 10
7 3 (12.00%) Windows 7
8 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (76.00%) ITIL
2 10 (40.00%) Service Management
3 9 (36.00%) ITIL V3
4 8 (32.00%) Service Delivery
5 7 (28.00%) ITSM
6 6 (24.00%) Virtual Environments
7 5 (20.00%) Change Management
7 5 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (20.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
8 3 (12.00%) Problem-Solving
9 2 (8.00%) Analytics
9 2 (8.00%) Asset Management
9 2 (8.00%) Customer Engagement
9 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 2 (8.00%) Load Balancing
9 2 (8.00%) PRINCE2
9 2 (8.00%) Problem Management
9 2 (8.00%) Project Management
9 2 (8.00%) Server Virtualisation
10 1 (4.00%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 10 (40.00%) SQL
2 3 (12.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 25 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (44.00%) Security Cleared
3 9 (36.00%) SC Cleared
4 7 (28.00%) MCDBA
4 7 (28.00%) MCSE
4 7 (28.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 6 (24.00%) MCTS
6 5 (20.00%) CCNA
6 5 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (12.00%) Citrix Certification
7 3 (12.00%) DV Cleared
7 3 (12.00%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (12.00%) MCSA
8 2 (8.00%) CCNP
8 2 (8.00%) MCP
8 2 (8.00%) VCAP
8 2 (8.00%) VCP6
9 1 (4.00%) A+ Certification
9 1 (4.00%) CCA
9 1 (4.00%) RHCE
System Software
1 18 (72.00%) Active Directory
2 13 (52.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (16.00%) VMware Workstation
4 3 (12.00%) Hyper-V
5 2 (8.00%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (8.00%) XenApp
6 1 (4.00%) vCloud
6 1 (4.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (24.00%) SCCM
2 4 (16.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 4 (16.00%) NetBackup
2 4 (16.00%) SolarWinds Orion
3 2 (8.00%) Failover Clustering
3 2 (8.00%) PaperCut
3 2 (8.00%) SCOM
3 2 (8.00%) SCVMM
4 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 14 (56.00%) Microsoft
1 14 (56.00%) VMware
2 9 (36.00%) Citrix
3 7 (28.00%) Cisco
4 5 (20.00%) F5
5 4 (16.00%) SolarWinds
6 3 (12.00%) Google
6 3 (12.00%) NetApp
7 2 (8.00%) CommVault
7 2 (8.00%) Dell
7 2 (8.00%) Dell Compellent
7 2 (8.00%) Fortinet
7 2 (8.00%) HP
7 2 (8.00%) Juniper
7 2 (8.00%) Meraki
7 2 (8.00%) Oracle
7 2 (8.00%) Polycom
7 2 (8.00%) Proofpoint
7 2 (8.00%) Symantec
7 2 (8.00%) WatchGuard