Period
to 20 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for MCITP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 20 January 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)
UK > Wales
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 84 96 109
Rank change year-on-year +12 +13 -4
Contract jobs citing MCITP 8 10 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.63% 0.70% 0.21%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.87% 2.13% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 1
Wales median daily rate £375 £475 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.05% +46.15% -15.03%
10th Percentile £329 £424 £313
90th Percentile £398 £525 £338
UK median daily rate £350 £347 £350
% change year-on-year +0.86% -0.86% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 1
Wales median hourly rate £20.00 £57.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -65.22% +310.71% -44.00%
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year +14.29% -18.60% +36.33%

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 Wales with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Wales
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 427 469 368
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 33.41% 32.91% 25.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 268 337 259
Wales median daily rate £400 £423 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.33% +17.36% -1.37%
10th Percentile £163 £200 £190
90th Percentile £584 £560 £475
UK median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 11 16
Wales median hourly rate £36.25 £46.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.20% +100.00% +42.33%
10th Percentile £12.61 £14.13 £13.81
90th Percentile £50.66 £61.25 £52.27
UK median hourly rate £24.56 £26.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -5.54% -5.45% +44.74%

MCITP
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

Job postings citing MCITP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Wales.

Job vacancy trend for MCITP in Wales

MCITP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MCITP in Wales

MCITP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MCITP in Wales

MCITP
Contract Job Locations in 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 Wales region over the 6 months to 20 January 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
South Wales +6 8 £375 -16.43% 1
MCITP
UK

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 Wales region with a requirement for MCITP.

1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 6 (75.00%) MCTS
3 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
4 4 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (50.00%) SQL
4 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (50.00%) High Availability
4 4 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (50.00%) Windows Server
5 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (37.50%) ITIL
5 3 (37.50%) MCSE
5 3 (37.50%) Degree
6 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (25.00%) SCCM
6 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
6 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (25.00%) Migration
6 2 (25.00%) VBScript
6 2 (25.00%) MySQL
6 2 (25.00%) MSI
6 2 (25.00%) InstallShield
6 2 (25.00%) Application Virtualisation
6 2 (25.00%) Windows 10
6 2 (25.00%) Office 365

MCITP
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (25.00%) Moodle
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) LAN
1 1 (12.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (25.00%) MySQL
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) InstallShield
1 2 (25.00%) MSI
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) DBA
1 4 (50.00%) SQL DBA
2 2 (25.00%) Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) SCCM Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Professional Services Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (25.00%) Windows 10
3 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (50.00%) High Availability
1 4 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (37.50%) ITIL
3 2 (25.00%) Application Virtualisation
3 2 (25.00%) Migration
3 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Service Management
4 1 (12.50%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (25.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (75.00%) MCTS
3 3 (37.50%) Degree
3 3 (37.50%) MCSE
4 1 (12.50%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
3 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco
2 1 (12.50%) VMware