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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP)
Rank 54 60 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Contract jobs citing MCITP 9 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.21% 0.17% -
As % of the Qualifications category 6.47% 0.87% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£308 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+36.36% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.77 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £14.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -34.88%
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
139 115 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 18.71% 19.20% 14.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 39 71
Average daily rate £350 £319 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £175 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £393 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 3
Average hourly rate £15.77 £13.50 £15.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.81% -12.19%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.25
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.83%

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
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 28 January 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 11 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (81.82%) Microsoft
3 8 (72.73%) Windows
4 7 (63.64%) MCSE
5 6 (54.55%) MCSA
5 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
5 6 (54.55%) SC Cleared
5 6 (54.55%) Security Cleared
6 4 (36.36%) Citrix
6 4 (36.36%) VMware
6 4 (36.36%) ITIL
7 3 (27.27%) A+ Certification
7 3 (27.27%) SLA
7 3 (27.27%) Data Protection
7 3 (27.27%) CMDB
8 2 (18.18%) Test Scripting
8 2 (18.18%) Software Testing
8 2 (18.18%) MCTS
8 2 (18.18%) PDA
8 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (18.18%) Hyper-V
8 2 (18.18%) Test Automation
8 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
8 2 (18.18%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (18.18%) McAfee ePO
8 2 (18.18%) Client/Server
8 2 (18.18%) Windows XP
8 2 (18.18%) Migration
8 2 (18.18%) Change Management
8 2 (18.18%) VMware ESX

MCITP
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) WinRunner
1 2 (18.18%) TestDirector
1 2 (18.18%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Desktop Support
1 3 (27.27%) Wintel Engineer
1 3 (27.27%) Deskside Support
2 2 (18.18%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Test Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Coordinator
3 1 (9.09%) Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Applications Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Wintel Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) XML
1 1 (9.09%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) CMDB
2 2 (18.18%) PDA
2 2 (18.18%) Client/Server
2 2 (18.18%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 8 (72.73%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
2 2 (18.18%) Windows XP
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (18.18%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) ITIL
2 3 (27.27%) Data Protection
3 2 (18.18%) Test Scripting
3 2 (18.18%) Software Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Test Automation
3 2 (18.18%) Migration
3 2 (18.18%) Change Management
4 1 (9.09%) High Availability
4 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) VBScript
2 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (63.64%) MCSE
3 6 (54.55%) MCSA
3 6 (54.55%) SC Cleared
3 6 (54.55%) Security Cleared
4 3 (27.27%) A+ Certification
5 2 (18.18%) MCTS
6 1 (9.09%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
2 2 (18.18%) Hyper-V
2 2 (18.18%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (18.18%) McAfee ePO
1 2 (18.18%) Netcool
2 1 (9.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) Microsoft
2 4 (36.36%) Citrix
2 4 (36.36%) VMware
3 2 (18.18%) Veritas
3 2 (18.18%) McAfee
4 1 (9.09%) Altiris