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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP)
Rank 59 61 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs citing MCITP 7 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.06% 0.91% -
As % of the Qualifications category 4.52% 4.60% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 0
Average daily rate £396 £308 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.86% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £316
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +2.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.96 £21.50 £15.75
% change year-on-year
-35.05% +36.50%
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
155 174 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 23.38% 19.80% 18.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 84 65
Average daily rate £365 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £217 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 16 3
Average hourly rate - £31.70 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +118.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

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 30 April 2016.

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 30 April 2016, 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 12 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (91.67%) Microsoft
3 10 (83.33%) ISTQB
3 10 (83.33%) Security Cleared
4 9 (75.00%) SC Cleared
5 8 (66.67%) PowerShell
5 8 (66.67%) HP
5 8 (66.67%) ISEB
5 8 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (66.67%) Unix
5 8 (66.67%) MS Excel
6 7 (58.33%) Linux
6 7 (58.33%) HTML
6 7 (58.33%) .NET
6 7 (58.33%) ASP.NET
6 7 (58.33%) Cisco
6 7 (58.33%) Security Testing
6 7 (58.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 7 (58.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 6 (50.00%) Test Scripting
7 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
8 4 (33.33%) Windows
8 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
8 4 (33.33%) MCTS
8 4 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
9 3 (25.00%) Test Automation
9 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
9 3 (25.00%) Change Management
9 3 (25.00%) VMware
9 3 (25.00%) Software Testing

MCITP
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (66.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) DNS
1 1 (8.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) HP UFT
1 3 (25.00%) TestDirector
1 3 (25.00%) WinRunner
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Analyst
1 7 (58.33%) Test Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Test Specialist
3 3 (25.00%) Integration Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Integration Test Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Integration Specialist
4 2 (16.67%) Security Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Security Specialist
5 1 (8.33%) Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Integration Tester
5 1 (8.33%) Security Tester
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Test Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Tester
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (58.33%) .NET
1 7 (58.33%) ASP.NET
1 7 (58.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Clustering
2 1 (8.33%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) Unix
2 7 (58.33%) Linux
3 4 (33.33%) Windows
4 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (25.00%) Windows XP
5 2 (16.67%) AIX
6 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Security Testing
2 6 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 3 (25.00%) Change Management
3 3 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 3 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (16.67%) Knowledge Management
5 1 (8.33%) Content Management
5 1 (8.33%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (25.00%) SQL
3 3 (25.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (83.33%) ISTQB
2 10 (83.33%) Security Cleared
3 9 (75.00%) SC Cleared
4 8 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (66.67%) ISEB
5 7 (58.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 7 (58.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (33.33%) MCTS
7 3 (25.00%) MCSA
7 3 (25.00%) MCSE
8 2 (16.67%) CCNA
9 1 (8.33%) CCNP
9 1 (8.33%) DV Cleared
9 1 (8.33%) MCP
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (16.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (16.67%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (16.67%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (16.67%) Netcool
Vendors
1 11 (91.67%) Microsoft
2 8 (66.67%) HP
3 7 (58.33%) Cisco
4 3 (25.00%) VMware
5 2 (16.67%) Citrix
5 2 (16.67%) Intel Security
5 2 (16.67%) Veritas