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 27 March 2015 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP)
Rank 52 - 72
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MCITP 15 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.76% - 0.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.43% - 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 0
Average daily rate
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£308 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £250 £248
% change year-on-year
+30.00% +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.75 £13.25 £15.63
% change year-on-year
+116.98% -15.20%
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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
159 115 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 18.66% 18.70% 12.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 61 69
Average daily rate £375 £325 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +1.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £440 £421
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 2 4
Average hourly rate £31.70 £17.93 £10.21
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+76.79% +75.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £17.86 £9.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £68.00 £18.00 £12.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -28.00%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MCITP across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

MCITP Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

MCITP
Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

MCITP Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

MCITP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 17 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (82.35%) Windows
3 13 (76.47%) Microsoft
4 11 (64.71%) SC Cleared
4 11 (64.71%) Security Cleared
5 10 (58.82%) Active Directory
5 10 (58.82%) MCSE
5 10 (58.82%) MCSA
6 8 (47.06%) Citrix
6 8 (47.06%) VMware
7 6 (35.29%) Windows 7
8 4 (23.53%) HP Quality Center
8 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (23.53%) Hyper-V
8 4 (23.53%) Test Automation
8 4 (23.53%) McAfee ePO
8 4 (23.53%) Migration
8 4 (23.53%) VMware ESX
8 4 (23.53%) Clustering
8 4 (23.53%) Change Management
8 4 (23.53%) Software Testing
8 4 (23.53%) MCTS
8 4 (23.53%) PDA
8 4 (23.53%) ISTQB
8 4 (23.53%) WinRunner
8 4 (23.53%) TestDirector
8 4 (23.53%) QuickTest Pro
8 4 (23.53%) Veritas
8 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (23.53%) Netcool

MCITP
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) WinRunner
1 4 (23.53%) TestDirector
1 4 (23.53%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 3 (17.65%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Wintel Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Consultant
2 3 (17.65%) Applications Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) Test Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Deskside Support
3 2 (11.76%) Desktop Support
3 2 (11.76%) Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Test Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Test Leader
4 1 (5.88%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) HTML
1 1 (5.88%) .NET
1 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET
1 1 (5.88%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Client/Server
1 4 (23.53%) Clustering
1 4 (23.53%) PDA
2 2 (11.76%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 14 (82.35%) Windows
2 6 (35.29%) Windows 7
3 4 (23.53%) AIX
3 4 (23.53%) Windows XP
3 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.88%) Linux
4 1 (5.88%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) Change Management
1 4 (23.53%) Migration
1 4 (23.53%) Software Testing
1 4 (23.53%) Test Automation
2 2 (11.76%) Test Scripting
2 2 (11.76%) Data Protection
2 2 (11.76%) ITIL
3 1 (5.88%) Project Management
3 1 (5.88%) CMMI
3 1 (5.88%) Knowledge Management
3 1 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (5.88%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) SQL
2 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 17 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (64.71%) SC Cleared
2 11 (64.71%) Security Cleared
3 10 (58.82%) MCSE
3 10 (58.82%) MCSA
4 4 (23.53%) MCTS
4 4 (23.53%) ISTQB
5 2 (11.76%) A+ Certification
6 1 (5.88%) ISEB
6 1 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (5.88%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (5.88%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (58.82%) Active Directory
2 4 (23.53%) VMware ESX
2 4 (23.53%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (23.53%) Netcool
1 4 (23.53%) HP Quality Center
1 4 (23.53%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (5.88%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (76.47%) Microsoft
2 8 (47.06%) Citrix
2 8 (47.06%) VMware
3 4 (23.53%) Veritas
3 4 (23.53%) McAfee
4 1 (5.88%) HP
4 1 (5.88%) Altiris
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco