The table below looks at the statistics for MCITP in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCITP over the 3 months to 28 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP)
Rank 49 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MCITP 10 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 2.10% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 5.59% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£375 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £336 £275
% change year-on-year
+11.52% +22.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.77 £15.77 £12.18
% change year-on-year
- +29.47%
MCITP
North West

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

Qualifications Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
179 123 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 37.53% 30.75% 22.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 61 21
Average daily rate £425 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £307 £235 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 15 4
Average hourly rate £40.00 £22.50 £70.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+77.77% -67.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.91 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+13.00% -0.45%

MCITP
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

MCITP Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

MCITP
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

MCITP Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

MCITP
Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

MCITP Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

MCITP
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MCITP within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Blackpool - 8 £375 -
Lytham St Annes - 1 £451 -
MCITP
North West

MCITP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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%) ITIL
1 12 (100.00%) MCSA
1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (83.33%) Windows
3 9 (75.00%) VBScript
3 9 (75.00%) PowerShell
4 7 (58.33%) Security Cleared
5 6 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
5 6 (50.00%) VMware
6 5 (41.67%) Symantec
6 5 (41.67%) XML
6 5 (41.67%) CCNA
6 5 (41.67%) Citrix
6 5 (41.67%) HTML
6 5 (41.67%) SQL
6 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (41.67%) Altiris
6 5 (41.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 5 (41.67%) XenServer
6 5 (41.67%) High Availability
6 5 (41.67%) Software Deployment
6 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (41.67%) Server Building
7 4 (33.33%) Data Centre
7 4 (33.33%) XenApp
7 4 (33.33%) VCP5
7 4 (33.33%) Windows 7

MCITP
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 4 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (8.33%) TPMS
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Office
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) SAN
2 3 (25.00%) DHCP
2 3 (25.00%) DNS
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Test Engineer
1 3 (25.00%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Build Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Test Consultant
2 1 (8.33%) Consultant
2 1 (8.33%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) HTML
1 5 (41.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 3 (25.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (83.33%) Windows
2 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (33.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) ITIL
2 5 (41.67%) High Availability
2 5 (41.67%) Software Deployment
2 5 (41.67%) Server Building
3 4 (33.33%) Validation
4 2 (16.67%) Migration
4 2 (16.67%) Data Migration
5 1 (8.33%) Problem Management
5 1 (8.33%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) VBScript
1 9 (75.00%) PowerShell
2 5 (41.67%) SQL
3 1 (8.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (100.00%) MCSA
1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (58.33%) Security Cleared
3 5 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (41.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 5 (41.67%) CCNA
4 4 (33.33%) CCNP
4 4 (33.33%) VCP4
4 4 (33.33%) VCP5
5 3 (25.00%) Degree
5 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
6 1 (8.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (8.33%) MCP
6 1 (8.33%) MCSE
6 1 (8.33%) CCA
6 1 (8.33%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (8.33%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (41.67%) XenServer
3 4 (33.33%) XenApp
4 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Backup Exec
1 1 (8.33%) SCCM
1 1 (8.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (50.00%) VMware
3 5 (41.67%) Citrix
3 5 (41.67%) Symantec
3 5 (41.67%) Altiris
4 4 (33.33%) AppSense
5 3 (25.00%) HP
5 3 (25.00%) 3PAR
6 1 (8.33%) McAfee
6 1 (8.33%) Sophos