The table below looks at the statistics for MCITP in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCITP over the 3 months to 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP)
Rank 55 40 44
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +4
Contract jobs citing MCITP 2 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.39% 0.68% 1.48%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.71% 1.57% 2.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
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£678 - £160
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.77 £14.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+12.64% -36.36%
MCITP
South West

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

Qualifications Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
282 127 240
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 55.08% 42.91% 59.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 53 78
Average daily rate £450 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £260 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £546 £458 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £351 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 10 34
Average hourly rate £35.00 £20.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+75.00% -48.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £13.45 £32.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £30.50 £54.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £22.90
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.58%

MCITP
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MCITP across the Gloucestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

MCITP Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

MCITP
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MCITP across the Gloucestershire region.

MCITP Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

MCITP
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MCITP within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham - 1 £678 -
MCITP
South West

MCITP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Clustering
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) MCSE
3 1 (33.33%) MCSA
3 1 (33.33%) AIX
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 2000
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) IIS
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) MCP
3 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) CCNA
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) Dell
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification

MCITP
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 (33.33%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) LAN
1 1 (33.33%) WAN
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (33.33%) SAN
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) BIG-IP
1 1 (33.33%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) WinRunner
1 1 (33.33%) TestDirector
1 1 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Deployment Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Technology Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Clustering
2 1 (33.33%) CESG
2 1 (33.33%) PDA
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) AIX
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 2000
3 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Change Management
1 1 (33.33%) Information Security
1 1 (33.33%) Network Design
1 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
1 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
1 1 (33.33%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) MCSE
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) MCP
3 1 (33.33%) MCSA
3 1 (33.33%) CCNA
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) CWNA
3 1 (33.33%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Netcool
1 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (33.33%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) Dell
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) Juniper
3 1 (33.33%) Veritas
3 1 (33.33%) McAfee
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) F5