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 29 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP)
Rank 66 61 60
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -1
Contract jobs citing MCITP 9 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.03% 0.15% 0.24%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.00% 1.22% 1.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£338 - £250
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £275 £315
% change year-on-year
+22.72% -12.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.77 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.77 £12.18 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+29.47% -26.18%
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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 Glasgow region.

Qualifications Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
180 82 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 20.69% 12.42% 12.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 43 49
Average daily rate £362 £325 £273
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.38% +19.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £400 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 2 10
Average hourly rate £16.50 £11.00 £12.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -13.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £9.80 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £12.20 £18.63
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
- -9.09%

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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 9 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (88.89%) ISTQB
2 8 (88.89%) SC Cleared
2 8 (88.89%) Security Cleared
3 7 (77.78%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 7 (77.78%) DV Cleared
3 7 (77.78%) Security Testing
3 7 (77.78%) HP
3 7 (77.78%) Cisco
3 7 (77.78%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (77.78%) HTML
3 7 (77.78%) JavaScript
3 7 (77.78%) .NET
3 7 (77.78%) ASP.NET
3 7 (77.78%) JSP
4 5 (55.56%) UNIX
4 5 (55.56%) Linux
4 5 (55.56%) MS Excel
4 5 (55.56%) PowerShell
5 3 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (22.22%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (22.22%) MCSE
6 2 (22.22%) Oracle
7 1 (11.11%) Change Management
7 1 (11.11%) CMDB
7 1 (11.11%) Data Protection
7 1 (11.11%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V

MCITP
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (55.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle EBS
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) WinRunner
1 1 (11.11%) TestDirector
1 1 (11.11%) QuickTest Pro
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Test Specialist
1 3 (33.33%) Security Specialist
2 2 (22.22%) Test Leader
2 2 (22.22%) Test Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Deskside Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (77.78%) HTML
1 7 (77.78%) .NET
1 7 (77.78%) ASP.NET
1 7 (77.78%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Clustering
1 1 (11.11%) PDA
1 1 (11.11%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Linux
1 5 (55.56%) UNIX
2 1 (11.11%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) AIX
2 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Security Testing
2 1 (11.11%) Data Protection
2 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL
2 1 (11.11%) Change Management
2 1 (11.11%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) JavaScript
2 5 (55.56%) PowerShell
3 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (88.89%) ISTQB
2 8 (88.89%) SC Cleared
2 8 (88.89%) Security Cleared
3 7 (77.78%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 7 (77.78%) DV Cleared
3 7 (77.78%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (22.22%) MCSE
5 1 (11.11%) MCSA
5 1 (11.11%) A+ Certification
5 1 (11.11%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) VMware ESX
1 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (11.11%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (11.11%) Netcool
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (77.78%) HP
2 7 (77.78%) Cisco
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle
4 1 (11.11%) Citrix
4 1 (11.11%) Veritas
4 1 (11.11%) McAfee
4 1 (11.11%) VMware