The first table below looks at the demand for MCITP in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCITP over the 3 months to 22 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 Glasgow 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP)
Rank 61 70 -
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -
Contract jobs citing MCITP 8 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.01% 0.12% -
As % of the Qualifications category 4.47% 0.90% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£338 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £290 £318
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -8.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £15.25 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+3.27% -7.57%
Qualifications Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
179 111 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 22.69% 13.74% 12.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 57 46
Average daily rate £350 £300 £273
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +9.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £255 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £375 £379
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 12
Average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £9.25 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £16.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -4.54%
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MCITP
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

MCITP Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

MCITP
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

MCITP Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

MCITP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 8 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 8 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 8 (100.00%) SC Cleared
2 7 (87.50%) DV Cleared
2 7 (87.50%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 7 (87.50%) Security Testing
2 7 (87.50%) HP
2 7 (87.50%) Cisco
2 7 (87.50%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (87.50%) HTML
2 7 (87.50%) JavaScript
2 7 (87.50%) .NET
2 7 (87.50%) ASP.NET
2 7 (87.50%) JSP
3 5 (62.50%) UNIX
3 5 (62.50%) Linux
3 5 (62.50%) MS Excel
3 5 (62.50%) PowerShell
4 3 (37.50%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (25.00%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (25.00%) Oracle
6 1 (12.50%) Change Management
6 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
6 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
6 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
6 1 (12.50%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (12.50%) SQL

MCITP
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 5 (62.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle EBS
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) WinRunner
1 1 (12.50%) TestDirector
1 1 (12.50%) QuickTest Pro
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Test Specialist
1 3 (37.50%) Security Specialist
2 2 (25.00%) Test Leader
2 2 (25.00%) Test Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (87.50%) HTML
1 7 (87.50%) .NET
1 7 (87.50%) ASP.NET
1 7 (87.50%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Clustering
1 1 (12.50%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) UNIX
1 5 (62.50%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
2 1 (12.50%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) AIX
2 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Security Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Change Management
2 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
2 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) JavaScript
2 5 (62.50%) PowerShell
3 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 8 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 8 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 8 (100.00%) SC Cleared
2 7 (87.50%) DV Cleared
2 7 (87.50%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 7 (87.50%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (12.50%) MCSE
3 1 (12.50%) MCSA
3 1 (12.50%) MCTS
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
1 1 (12.50%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (12.50%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (12.50%) Netcool
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (87.50%) HP
2 7 (87.50%) Cisco
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle
4 1 (12.50%) Citrix
4 1 (12.50%) VMware
4 1 (12.50%) Veritas
4 1 (12.50%) McAfee