The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales with a requirement for MCITP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 March 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)
Wales / South Wales
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 - 43
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing MCITP 3 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 0.52% - 1.56%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.60% - 4.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 7
Median daily rate - - £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £404 £325
% change year-on-year -18.26% +24.23%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £20.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £15.93 £28.75
% change year-on-year +25.58% -44.60%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales.

Academic & Professional Certification
South Wales
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 188 163 158
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 32.87% 29.74% 35.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 103 105
Median daily rate £350 £350 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -15.15%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £190 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £546
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 6
Median hourly rate £20.00 £47.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -57.44% +123.80%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.22 £42.29 £8.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £63.60 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £39.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -23.07% +73.33%  

MCITP
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Wales citing MCITP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for MCITP in South Wales

MCITP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MCITP in South Wales

MCITP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MCITP in South Wales

MCITP
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

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 Wales region over the 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newport - 3 - -
MCITP
Wales

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 Wales region with a requirement for MCITP.

1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (70.00%) Windows
3 6 (60.00%) SQL Server 2000
3 6 (60.00%) SQL
3 6 (60.00%) MySQL
3 6 (60.00%) Oracle
3 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 6 (60.00%) MCDBA
3 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (60.00%) RedGate
3 6 (60.00%) Virtual Environments
4 5 (50.00%) SC Cleared
4 5 (50.00%) Security Cleared
5 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
5 4 (40.00%) MCSE
6 3 (30.00%) Avaya
6 3 (30.00%) Retail
6 3 (30.00%) Asset Management
6 3 (30.00%) Coaching
6 3 (30.00%) Performance Metrics
7 2 (20.00%) Incident Management
8 1 (10.00%) High Availability
8 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
8 1 (10.00%) Finance
8 1 (10.00%) VMware
8 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure

MCITP
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales 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:

Applications
1 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) LAN
1 1 (10.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) MySQL
1 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (60.00%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 3 (30.00%) Retail
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) DBA
1 3 (30.00%) Deskside Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) Deskside Support
1 3 (30.00%) Deskside Support Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) SQL DBA
1 3 (30.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Database Specialist
2 1 (10.00%) Developer
2 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Senior DBA
2 1 (10.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (10.00%) Senior SQL DBA
2 1 (10.00%) Senior SQL Developer
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Developer
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Windows
2 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Virtual Environments
2 3 (30.00%) Asset Management
2 3 (30.00%) Coaching
2 3 (30.00%) Performance Metrics
3 2 (20.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (10.00%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (60.00%) MCDBA
3 5 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 5 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 4 (40.00%) MCSE
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (60.00%) Oracle
2 6 (60.00%) RedGate
3 3 (30.00%) Avaya
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco
4 1 (10.00%) VMware