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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP)
Rank 75 54 68
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +14
Contract jobs citing MCITP 3 11 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.28% 1.38% 0.35%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.05% 6.15% 1.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 2
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£375 £305 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.95% +35.55%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £346 £275
% change year-on-year
+8.30% +25.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £15.77 £13.50 £12.18
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.81% +10.83%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.77 £15.77 £16.09
% change year-on-year
- -1.98%
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
146 179 153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 13.46% 22.40% 17.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 84 69
Average daily rate £400 £340 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +11.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £227 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £645 £525 £406
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.04% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 21 18
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -46.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.77 £15.00 £16.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.77 £45.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -

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
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 3 September 2015. 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
Knutsford -6 2 - -
Nantwich - 1 £375 -
MCITP
North West

MCITP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (80.00%) MCSE
3 3 (60.00%) Windows
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (60.00%) Migration
3 3 (60.00%) VMware
3 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (40.00%) ACSP
4 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (40.00%) Workflow
4 2 (40.00%) Finance
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (40.00%) CMDB
4 2 (40.00%) SCCM
4 2 (40.00%) SCVMM
4 2 (40.00%) Project Management
4 2 (40.00%) HP
4 2 (40.00%) A+ Certification
4 2 (40.00%) Mac OS X
4 2 (40.00%) Apple
4 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (40.00%) DHCP
4 2 (40.00%) DNS
4 2 (40.00%) SLA
4 2 (40.00%) ITIL
4 2 (40.00%) MCP
4 2 (40.00%) iPad

MCITP
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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.

Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) DHCP
1 2 (40.00%) DNS
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Desktop Support
1 2 (40.00%) Deskside Support
2 1 (20.00%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Wintel Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) CMDB
1 2 (40.00%) iPad
1 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (40.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (40.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Migration
2 2 (40.00%) Data Protection
2 2 (40.00%) Data Centre Operations
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) Project Management
2 2 (40.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (80.00%) MCSE
3 2 (40.00%) MCP
3 2 (40.00%) A+ Certification
3 2 (40.00%) ACSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) SCCM
1 2 (40.00%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) VMware
3 2 (40.00%) HP
3 2 (40.00%) Apple