The table below looks at the statistics for MCITP in IT contracts advertised for the Erskine region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCITP over the 3 months to 29 April 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 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP)
Rank 38 20 22
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +2
Contract jobs citing MCITP 23 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 6.57% 5.26% 3.75%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.88% 6.06% 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 2 3
Average daily rate £271 £336 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.55% -11.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £327 £344
10% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £345 £379
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £325 £316
% change year-on-year
+13.46% +2.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £36.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.96 £28.75 £15.75
% change year-on-year
-51.43% +82.53%
MCITP
Renfrewshire

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

Qualifications Category
Erskine
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
292 66 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 83.43% 86.84% 97.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 51 56
Average daily rate £325 £343 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.10% +2.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £240 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £437 £450 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 2 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

MCITP
Jobs Demand Trend in Erskine

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

MCITP Jobs Demand Trend in Erskine

MCITP
Daily Rate Trend in Erskine

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

MCITP Daily Rate Trend in Erskine

MCITP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Erskine

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Erskine 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 38 (100.00%) Windows
1 38 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 38 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 38 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 37 (97.37%) SQL
2 37 (97.37%) MCTS
3 33 (86.84%) MCSA
3 33 (86.84%) Windows Server 2008
4 32 (84.21%) AIX
4 32 (84.21%) MCSE
4 32 (84.21%) Citrix
4 32 (84.21%) Windows XP
4 32 (84.21%) WinRunner
4 32 (84.21%) TestDirector
4 32 (84.21%) HP UFT
4 32 (84.21%) Veritas
4 32 (84.21%) Windows Server 2003
4 32 (84.21%) Netcool
4 32 (84.21%) Intel Security
4 32 (84.21%) VMware
4 32 (84.21%) VMware ESX
4 32 (84.21%) Clustering
4 32 (84.21%) Software Testing
4 32 (84.21%) Change Management
4 32 (84.21%) Hyper-V
4 32 (84.21%) Test Automation
4 32 (84.21%) Windows 7
4 32 (84.21%) HP Quality Center
4 32 (84.21%) McAfee ePO
5 30 (78.95%) PDA

MCITP
Top Related IT Skills in Erskine by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Erskine 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 5 (13.16%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (13.16%) Exchange Server 2013
1 5 (13.16%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.63%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (7.89%) MS Office
2 1 (2.63%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.63%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.16%) Office 365
2 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.63%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.16%) DNS
1 5 (13.16%) Firewall
2 1 (2.63%) LAN
2 1 (2.63%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.16%) SQL Server
1 5 (13.16%) SQL Server 2008
1 5 (13.16%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 32 (84.21%) HP UFT
1 32 (84.21%) TestDirector
1 32 (84.21%) WinRunner
Job Titles
1 21 (55.26%) Analyst
1 21 (55.26%) Test Analyst
2 18 (47.37%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 18 (47.37%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
3 6 (15.79%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
4 5 (13.16%) Tester
5 4 (10.53%) Infrastructure Tester
6 3 (7.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Test Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Test Manager
7 2 (5.26%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Manager
7 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Test Manager
7 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Engineer
8 1 (2.63%) Exchange Engineer
8 1 (2.63%) Office 365 Consultant
8 1 (2.63%) Technical Analyst
8 1 (2.63%) Technical Test Analyst
8 1 (2.63%) Technical Tester
8 1 (2.63%) Wintel Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 32 (84.21%) Clustering
2 30 (78.95%) PDA
3 15 (39.47%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.63%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 38 (100.00%) Windows
2 33 (86.84%) Windows Server 2008
3 32 (84.21%) AIX
3 32 (84.21%) Windows 7
3 32 (84.21%) Windows Server 2003
3 32 (84.21%) Windows XP
4 8 (21.05%) Windows Server
5 1 (2.63%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (84.21%) Change Management
1 32 (84.21%) Software Testing
1 32 (84.21%) Test Automation
2 29 (76.32%) Test Scripting
3 5 (13.16%) Content Management
3 5 (13.16%) Load Balancing
4 2 (5.26%) Records Management
5 1 (2.63%) High Availability
5 1 (2.63%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 37 (97.37%) SQL
2 5 (13.16%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 38 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 37 (97.37%) MCTS
3 33 (86.84%) MCSA
4 32 (84.21%) MCSE
5 29 (76.32%) ISTQB
6 26 (68.42%) Security Cleared
7 15 (39.47%) SC Cleared
8 5 (13.16%) MCP
9 2 (5.26%) Degree
System Software
1 38 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 32 (84.21%) Hyper-V
2 32 (84.21%) VMware ESX
3 12 (31.58%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 32 (84.21%) HP Quality Center
1 32 (84.21%) McAfee ePO
1 32 (84.21%) Netcool
Vendors
1 38 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 32 (84.21%) Citrix
2 32 (84.21%) Intel Security
2 32 (84.21%) Veritas
2 32 (84.21%) VMware