The table below looks at the statistics for MCITP in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCITP over the 3 months to 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP)
Rank 75 - 60
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MCITP 4 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.33% - 0.19%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.51% - 2.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Average daily rate
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£364 - £296
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £278 £320
% change year-on-year
+17.11% -13.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.77 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £16.09 £15.65
% change year-on-year
-9.88% +2.81%
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Scotland

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

Qualifications Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
114 121 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 9.54% 10.79% 6.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 54 32
Average daily rate £364 £390 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +28.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £275 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £415 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 4
Average hourly rate £15.77 £32.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.71% -20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -11.11%

MCITP
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

MCITP Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

MCITP
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

MCITP Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

MCITP Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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%) MCSE
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) DNS
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Clustering
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (50.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (50.00%) MCTS
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (50.00%) Load Balancing
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (50.00%) .NET
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (50.00%) IIS
4 1 (25.00%) ITIL
4 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (25.00%) Windows NT
4 1 (25.00%) SLA
4 1 (25.00%) Citrix
4 1 (25.00%) A+ Certification
4 1 (25.00%) CMDB
4 1 (25.00%) Finance
4 1 (25.00%) VMware
4 1 (25.00%) Data Protection

MCITP
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 2 (50.00%) IIS
1 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (50.00%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) DNS
2 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
1 2 (50.00%) SharePoint Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Support
2 1 (25.00%) Deskside Support
2 1 (25.00%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Clustering
2 1 (25.00%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (25.00%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) MCSE
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (50.00%) MCTS
3 1 (25.00%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) VMware