Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for MCITP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 21 November 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)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 181 196 159
Rank change year-on-year +15 -37 +10
Contract jobs citing MCITP 3 10 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.062% 0.16% 0.26%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.35% 0.79% 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 11
West Midlands median daily rate £388 £347 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.67% -22.89% +28.57%
10th Percentile £319 £275 £300
90th Percentile £436 £523 £513
England median daily rate £365 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +4.29% -6.67% +7.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
West Midlands median hourly rate £12.75 - £34.00
10th Percentile £12.63 - £33.50
90th Percentile £12.88 - £34.50
England median hourly rate £16.10 £13.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +23.81% -25.71% +12.90%

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 West Midlands with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
West Midlands
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 866 1271 932
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 17.89% 20.62% 18.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 480 703 498
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £395 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.27% +12.86% -
10th Percentile £206 £250 £200
90th Percentile £525 £544 £525
England median daily rate £425 £423 £400
% change year-on-year +0.59% +5.63% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 42 67
West Midlands median hourly rate £30.75 £24.50 £31.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.51% -22.07% +46.23%
10th Percentile £11.75 £12.53 £10.80
90th Percentile £50.00 £43.38 £43.76
England median hourly rate £25.00 £25.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year -1.96% +6.25% +26.32%

MCITP
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing MCITP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for MCITP in the West Midlands

MCITP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MCITP in the West Midlands

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MCITP in the West Midlands

MCITP
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MCITP within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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
Birmingham +2 2 £388 -5.72%
Staffordshire +11 1 - -
MCITP
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for MCITP.

1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (100.00%) Service Management
2 2 (66.67%) MCTS
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) Customer Engagement
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) WSUS
3 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
3 1 (33.33%) SCCM
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (33.33%) vSphere
3 1 (33.33%) Office 365
3 1 (33.33%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) BitLocker
3 1 (33.33%) HNC
3 1 (33.33%) HND
3 1 (33.33%) MCSE
3 1 (33.33%) DHCP
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) PKI
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) Terminal Server

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Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) DHCP
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Desktop Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Desktop Support
1 1 (33.33%) Field Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) IT Support
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Support Officer
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Service Management
2 2 (66.67%) Customer Engagement
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) MCTS
3 1 (33.33%) HNC
3 1 (33.33%) HND
3 1 (33.33%) MCSE
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) BitLocker
2 1 (33.33%) Terminal Server
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
1 1 (33.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Citrix
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) VMware