The table below looks at the statistics for MCITP in IT contracts advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCITP over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP)
Rank 26 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MCITP 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 1.94% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 4.05% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£415 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £225
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +42.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £15.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+39.68% -21.25%
MCITP
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheltenham region.

Qualifications Category
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
74 41 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 47.74% 37.61% 34.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 20 16
Average daily rate £450 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £250 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 1
Average hourly rate £42.00 £33.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -17.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.12 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+34.00% -20.00%

MCITP
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MCITP across the Cheltenham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

MCITP Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

MCITP
Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MCITP across the Cheltenham region.

MCITP Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

MCITP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham region citing MCITP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MCITP.

1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Citrix
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) Clustering
1 4 (100.00%) MCTS
1 4 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (100.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (75.00%) vSphere
2 3 (75.00%) DV Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (75.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (75.00%) SCCM
2 3 (75.00%) Firmware
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) HP
2 3 (75.00%) DHCP
2 3 (75.00%) DNS
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (50.00%) TOWER Software
4 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) PDA

MCITP
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham region citing MCITP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MCITP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) DHCP
1 3 (75.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) WinRunner
1 1 (25.00%) TestDirector
1 1 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Technology Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Clustering
2 1 (25.00%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (25.00%) AIX
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (100.00%) MCTS
1 4 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) MCSE
3 1 (25.00%) MCSA
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (75.00%) vSphere
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (75.00%) Firmware
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) SCCM
2 1 (25.00%) Netcool
2 1 (25.00%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Citrix
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) HP
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco
3 2 (50.00%) TOWER Software
4 1 (25.00%) McAfee
4 1 (25.00%) Veritas