The table below looks at the statistics 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 25 November 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
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP)
Rank 63 54 63
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +9
Contract jobs citing MCITP 1 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.14% 0.49% 0.87%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.76% 3.45% 4.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 4
Average daily rate
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£290 £275 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.45% +10.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+19.36% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £13.50 £21.75
% change year-on-year
+14.81% -37.93%
MCITP
Scotland

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

Qualifications Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
131 87 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 18.27% 14.29% 18.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 39 74
Average daily rate £325 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £230 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £411 £386
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 2 3
Average hourly rate £16.50 £9.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+73.68% -32.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.11 £9.50 £11.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £9.50 £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.25 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+6.94% -20.00%

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 25 November 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 10 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (90.00%) SC Cleared
2 9 (90.00%) Security Cleared
3 8 (80.00%) ISTQB
3 8 (80.00%) HTML
4 7 (70.00%) JavaScript
4 7 (70.00%) .NET
4 7 (70.00%) ASP.NET
4 7 (70.00%) JSP
4 7 (70.00%) Cisco
4 7 (70.00%) HP
4 7 (70.00%) DV Cleared
4 7 (70.00%) Security Testing
4 7 (70.00%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (70.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 6 (60.00%) PowerShell
6 5 (50.00%) MS Excel
6 5 (50.00%) UNIX
6 5 (50.00%) Linux
7 3 (30.00%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (20.00%) MCSE
8 2 (20.00%) MCSA
8 2 (20.00%) Windows
8 2 (20.00%) ITIL
8 2 (20.00%) Oracle
8 2 (20.00%) Oracle EBS
9 1 (10.00%) VMware
9 1 (10.00%) VMware ESX
9 1 (10.00%) Clustering

MCITP
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 (50.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle EBS
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) WinRunner
1 1 (10.00%) TestDirector
1 1 (10.00%) QuickTest Pro
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Test Specialist
1 3 (30.00%) Security Specialist
2 2 (20.00%) Test Leader
2 2 (20.00%) Test Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Deskside Support
3 1 (10.00%) Wintel Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (80.00%) HTML
2 7 (70.00%) .NET
2 7 (70.00%) ASP.NET
2 7 (70.00%) JSP
3 1 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Clustering
1 1 (10.00%) CMDB
1 1 (10.00%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) UNIX
1 5 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (10.00%) AIX
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Security Testing
2 2 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) Change Management
3 1 (10.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (10.00%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (60.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (10.00%) SQL
3 1 (10.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (90.00%) SC Cleared
2 9 (90.00%) Security Cleared
3 8 (80.00%) ISTQB
4 7 (70.00%) DV Cleared
4 7 (70.00%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (70.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 2 (20.00%) MCSE
5 2 (20.00%) MCSA
6 1 (10.00%) A+ Certification
6 1 (10.00%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (10.00%) Netcool
2 1 (10.00%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (70.00%) Cisco
2 7 (70.00%) HP
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle
4 1 (10.00%) VMware
4 1 (10.00%) Citrix
4 1 (10.00%) Veritas
4 1 (10.00%) McAfee