The table below looks at the statistics for MCITP in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCITP over the 3 months to 31 October 2014 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP)
Rank 56 74 65
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -9
Contract jobs citing MCITP 8 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.00% 0.22% 0.82%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.88% 1.20% 3.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 6
Average daily rate
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£313 £225 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.88% -30.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £275 £325
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 £11.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+218.18% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £14.00 £21.75
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -35.63%
MCITP
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Qualifications Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
206 166 183
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 25.85% 18.18% 21.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 68 91
Average daily rate £385 £305 £364
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.22% -16.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £225 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £465 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 15 5
Average hourly rate £35.00 £31.56 £15.49
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.91% +103.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.05 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £39.95 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £22.90
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -21.39%

MCITP
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

MCITP Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

MCITP
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

MCITP Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

MCITP
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MCITP across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 31 October 2014.

MCITP Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

MCITP
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

MCITP Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

MCITP
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MCITP within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 31 October 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nantwich - 1 £320 -
Warrington - - - - 1
Chester - - - - 1
Crewe - - - -
Knutsford - - - -
MCITP
North West

MCITP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 17 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (94.12%) Windows Server 2003
2 16 (94.12%) Windows
2 16 (94.12%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (82.35%) Active Directory
4 13 (76.47%) MCSE
4 13 (76.47%) TCP/IP
4 13 (76.47%) Clustering
4 13 (76.47%) PowerShell
5 12 (70.59%) MCTS
5 12 (70.59%) SQL Server 2005
5 12 (70.59%) SQL Server 2008
5 12 (70.59%) Load Balancing
5 12 (70.59%) SharePoint 2010
5 12 (70.59%) DNS
5 12 (70.59%) SharePoint
5 12 (70.59%) .NET
5 12 (70.59%) SQL Server
6 11 (64.71%) IIS
7 9 (52.94%) Finance
8 8 (47.06%) SQL
9 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
9 4 (23.53%) Incident Management
9 4 (23.53%) Problem Management
10 3 (17.65%) Capacity Management
10 3 (17.65%) Banking
10 3 (17.65%) VMware
10 3 (17.65%) MCP
10 3 (17.65%) Change Management
11 2 (11.76%) MCSA

MCITP
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 12 (70.59%) SharePoint
1 12 (70.59%) SharePoint 2010
2 11 (64.71%) IIS
3 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
3 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 13 (76.47%) TCP/IP
2 12 (70.59%) DNS
3 1 (5.88%) SAN
3 1 (5.88%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (70.59%) SQL Server
1 12 (70.59%) SQL Server 2005
1 12 (70.59%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 9 (52.94%) Finance
2 3 (17.65%) Banking
3 1 (5.88%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Administrator
2 4 (23.53%) Support Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Developer
3 3 (17.65%) SharePoint Developer
3 3 (17.65%) SharePoint Administrator
4 2 (11.76%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (5.88%) Citrix Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) SharePoint Specialist
5 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) SCCM Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) SCCM Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Citrix Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (70.59%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (76.47%) Clustering
2 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 16 (94.12%) Windows
1 16 (94.12%) Windows Server 2003
1 16 (94.12%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
2 1 (5.88%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (70.59%) Load Balancing
2 4 (23.53%) Problem Management
2 4 (23.53%) Incident Management
3 3 (17.65%) Capacity Management
3 3 (17.65%) Change Management
4 2 (11.76%) Migration
5 1 (5.88%) ITIL
5 1 (5.88%) Service Management
5 1 (5.88%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (5.88%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (76.47%) PowerShell
2 8 (47.06%) SQL
3 1 (5.88%) VBScript
3 1 (5.88%) VB
Qualifications
1 17 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (76.47%) MCSE
3 12 (70.59%) MCTS
4 3 (17.65%) MCP
5 2 (11.76%) MCSA
6 1 (5.88%) CCNP
6 1 (5.88%) CCA
6 1 (5.88%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 14 (82.35%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.88%) VMware ESX
2 1 (5.88%) XenApp
2 1 (5.88%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Legato
1 1 (5.88%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (5.88%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
2 3 (17.65%) VMware
3 1 (5.88%) Cisco
3 1 (5.88%) EMC
3 1 (5.88%) Citrix
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