The table below looks at the statistics for MCITP in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCITP over the 3 months to 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP)
Rank 105 87 72
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -15
Contract jobs citing MCITP 1 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.054% 0.21% 0.70%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.40% 1.57% 4.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 4
Average daily rate £150 £400 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-62.50% +77.77%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £359 £268
% change year-on-year
+0.97% +34.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £13.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -25.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +20.68%
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 Manchester region.

Qualifications Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
252 191 172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 13.72% 13.66% 15.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 104 89
Average daily rate £390 £389 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.38% +11.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £251 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £680 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.53% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 13 10
Average hourly rate £21.25 £13.00 £12.69
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+63.46% +2.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.80 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £15.66 £28.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +21.73%

MCITP
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

MCITP Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

MCITP
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

MCITP Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

MCITP
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

MCITP Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

MCITP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 Certification
2 8 (88.89%) MCSE
3 6 (66.67%) Project Management
3 6 (66.67%) Windows
4 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
4 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (44.44%) CCNA
5 4 (44.44%) Cisco
5 4 (44.44%) MCSA
5 4 (44.44%) WAN
5 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
5 4 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (44.44%) SolarWinds
6 3 (33.33%) ACSP
6 3 (33.33%) Fiddler
6 3 (33.33%) Load Testing
6 3 (33.33%) Configuration Management
6 3 (33.33%) Time Management
6 3 (33.33%) PowerShell
6 3 (33.33%) Android
6 3 (33.33%) AppSense
6 3 (33.33%) Wyse
6 3 (33.33%) Migration
6 3 (33.33%) Data Analysis
6 3 (33.33%) ACSA
6 3 (33.33%) MCDST
6 3 (33.33%) MCTS
6 3 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (33.33%) Application Packaging

MCITP
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) WAN
2 3 (33.33%) DHCP
2 3 (33.33%) DMZ
2 3 (33.33%) DNS
2 3 (33.33%) NetScaler
2 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (11.11%) Firewall
3 1 (11.11%) LAN
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Fiddler
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) IT Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Network Manager
3 2 (22.22%) Network Security Manager
3 2 (22.22%) Security Manager
4 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
4 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Desktop Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support
4 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Help Desk Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Help Desk Support
4 1 (11.11%) Help Desk Support Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Support Analyst
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (33.33%) Android
5 1 (11.11%) Windows 10
5 1 (11.11%) Windows 8
5 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
5 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Project Management
2 3 (33.33%) Application Packaging
2 3 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 3 (33.33%) Data Analysis
2 3 (33.33%) ITIL
2 3 (33.33%) Load Testing
2 3 (33.33%) Migration
2 3 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 3 (33.33%) Server Building
2 3 (33.33%) Time Management
3 2 (22.22%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (11.11%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) PowerShell
1 3 (33.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (88.89%) MCSE
3 4 (44.44%) CCNA
3 4 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (44.44%) MCSA
4 3 (33.33%) ACSA
4 3 (33.33%) ACSP
4 3 (33.33%) CCDP
4 3 (33.33%) CCEA
4 3 (33.33%) CCEE
4 3 (33.33%) CCIA
4 3 (33.33%) CCIP
4 3 (33.33%) CCNP
4 3 (33.33%) Citrix Certification
4 3 (33.33%) IBM Certification
4 3 (33.33%) MCDST
4 3 (33.33%) MCTS
4 3 (33.33%) RHCE
4 3 (33.33%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 3 (33.33%) Terminal Server
2 3 (33.33%) XenApp
2 3 (33.33%) XenDesktop
3 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) SCOM
2 1 (11.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 4 (44.44%) Cisco
2 4 (44.44%) SolarWinds
3 3 (33.33%) Apple
3 3 (33.33%) AppSense
3 3 (33.33%) Avaya
3 3 (33.33%) Citrix
3 3 (33.33%) EMC
3 3 (33.33%) HP
3 3 (33.33%) IBM
3 3 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 3 (33.33%) Wyse
4 2 (22.22%) VMware
5 1 (11.11%) Rackspace