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 29 July 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP)
Rank 68 66 58
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -8
Contract jobs citing MCITP 2 4 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.26% 0.41% 1.13%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.45% 2.74% 5.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 5
Median daily rate £275 £300 £265
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +13.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £240 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £360 £306
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £348 £320
% change year-on-year
-5.17% +8.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £15.77 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +16.81%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £15.77 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+121.94% +8.75%
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
138 146 174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 17.67% 14.88% 21.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 76 78
Median daily rate £415 £423 £311
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.77% +35.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £319 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £511 £605 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £353
% change year-on-year
- +6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 14 16
Median hourly rate £14.86 £16.16 £16.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.04% -4.03%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 £24.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+22.91% +26.31%

MCITP
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire region citing MCITP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MCITP within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester -7 1 £220 -2.22%
MCITP
North West

MCITP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for MCITP.

1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) DNS
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 6 (85.71%) ITIL
3 4 (57.14%) MS Exchange
3 4 (57.14%) DHCP
3 4 (57.14%) MCSA
3 4 (57.14%) Citrix
3 4 (57.14%) VMware
3 4 (57.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 4 (57.14%) Office 365
3 4 (57.14%) Local Government
3 4 (57.14%) SCCM
4 3 (42.86%) PowerShell
4 3 (42.86%) WAMP
4 3 (42.86%) MCTS
4 3 (42.86%) Brocade
4 3 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (42.86%) UAG
4 3 (42.86%) Puppet
4 3 (42.86%) Red Hat Satellite
4 3 (42.86%) Load Balancing
4 3 (42.86%) Bash Shell
4 3 (42.86%) LAMP
4 3 (42.86%) Red Hat
4 3 (42.86%) RHCE
4 3 (42.86%) Apache

MCITP
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (57.14%) MS Exchange
2 3 (42.86%) Apache
2 3 (42.86%) IIS
2 3 (42.86%) JBoss
2 3 (42.86%) SharePoint
2 3 (42.86%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 4 (57.14%) Office 365
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) DNS
2 4 (57.14%) DHCP
3 3 (42.86%) SSL
4 2 (28.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) MySQL
General
1 4 (57.14%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) VMware Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) .NET
1 3 (42.86%) LAMP
1 3 (42.86%) WAMP
2 2 (28.57%) .NET Framework
2 2 (28.57%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) PMI
2 1 (14.29%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (42.86%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) ITIL
2 3 (42.86%) Load Balancing
3 2 (28.57%) Capacity Management
3 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
3 2 (28.57%) Project Management
3 2 (28.57%) Security Management
3 2 (28.57%) Server Hardening
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) Bash Shell
1 3 (42.86%) PHP
1 3 (42.86%) PowerShell
2 2 (28.57%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (57.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 4 (57.14%) MCSA
3 3 (42.86%) MCTS
3 3 (42.86%) RHCE
4 2 (28.57%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 3 (42.86%) UAG
3 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V
3 2 (28.57%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) SCCM
2 3 (42.86%) Puppet
2 3 (42.86%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (57.14%) Citrix
2 4 (57.14%) VMware
3 3 (42.86%) Brocade
3 3 (42.86%) Red Hat
4 1 (14.29%) AppSense