The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Suffolk with a requirement for MCITP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 23 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP)
East of England / Suffolk
Rank - 21 27
Contract jobs citing MCITP 0 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Suffolk - 3.23% 0.54%
As % of the Qualifications category - 17.65% 2.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 1
Median daily rate - £408 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +63.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £375 £325
% change year-on-year -12.00% +15.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.71 £15.00
% change year-on-year +6.88% +24.75%  

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 Suffolk.

Academic & Professional Certification
Suffolk
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 19 34 35
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Suffolk 10.73% 18.28% 18.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 28 16
Median daily rate £375 £363 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.44% -9.37%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Median hourly rate £12.50 £22.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -44.44% +50.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -31.25% +77.77%  

MCITP
Job Vacancy Trend in Suffolk

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Suffolk 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 Suffolk

MCITP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MCITP in Suffolk

MCITP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MCITP in Suffolk