The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Cheshire region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP)
Rank 56 68 67
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -1
Contract jobs citing MCITP 9 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.17% 0.40% 0.23%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.49% 1.86% 1.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 1
Average daily rate
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£265 - £200
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £290 £315
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -7.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £13.50 - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £15.25 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+3.27% -7.57%
Qualifications Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
164 161 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 21.38% 21.30% 16.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 55 63
Average daily rate £310 £320 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £132 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £431 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 20 11
Average hourly rate £16.16 £35.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.82% +27.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £16.84 £17.14
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £41.50 £42.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -4.54%
MCITP
North West

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 23 July 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
Knutsford - 3 £265 -
Macclesfield - - - - 1
Runcorn - - - - 1
Warrington - - - -
Chester - - - - 2
MCITP
North West

MCITP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 12 (100.00%) Windows
1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 12 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 12 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 10 (83.33%) Active Directory
3 8 (66.67%) MCSE
3 8 (66.67%) DNS
3 8 (66.67%) PowerShell
4 7 (58.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (58.33%) MCTS
4 7 (58.33%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (58.33%) Load Balancing
4 7 (58.33%) SharePoint 2010
4 7 (58.33%) SharePoint
4 7 (58.33%) .NET
4 7 (58.33%) SQL Server
4 7 (58.33%) TCP/IP
4 7 (58.33%) Clustering
5 6 (50.00%) IIS
5 6 (50.00%) SQL
6 5 (41.67%) Finance
7 4 (33.33%) VMware
7 4 (33.33%) MCP
7 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
7 4 (33.33%) Problem Management
7 4 (33.33%) Incident Management
8 3 (25.00%) Capacity Management
8 3 (25.00%) MCSA
8 3 (25.00%) Change Management
9 2 (16.67%) Migration

MCITP
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 7 (58.33%) SharePoint
1 7 (58.33%) SharePoint 2010
2 6 (50.00%) IIS
3 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
3 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 8 (66.67%) DNS
2 7 (58.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (8.33%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (58.33%) SQL Server
1 7 (58.33%) SQL Server 2005
1 7 (58.33%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 5 (41.67%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 3 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Data Centre Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (58.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (58.33%) Clustering
2 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
1 12 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 12 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (8.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Load Balancing
2 4 (33.33%) Problem Management
2 4 (33.33%) Incident Management
3 3 (25.00%) Capacity Management
3 3 (25.00%) Change Management
4 2 (16.67%) Migration
5 1 (8.33%) Workflow
5 1 (8.33%) Project Management
5 1 (8.33%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 6 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (66.67%) MCSE
3 7 (58.33%) MCTS
4 4 (33.33%) MCP
5 3 (25.00%) MCSA
6 1 (8.33%) CCNP
6 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 10 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) SCCM
1 1 (8.33%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 4 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco
2 1 (8.33%) HP
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