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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP)
Rank 88 82 75
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -7
Contract jobs citing MCITP 10 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.61% 0.51% 0.10%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.64% 4.00% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £90 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+344.44% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £316 £225
% change year-on-year
+2.76% +40.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £14.25 £12.83 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -41.70%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.75 £14.63 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+96.58% -26.87%
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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
275 175 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 16.69% 12.76% 12.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 73 59
Average daily rate £350 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £168 £128
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 14 14
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% -29.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £12.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £37.29 £29.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -25.00%

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 27 April 2015, 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 12 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (83.33%) Windows
3 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
4 8 (66.67%) MS Excel
4 8 (66.67%) ITIL
5 7 (58.33%) MS Office
5 7 (58.33%) Incident Management
5 7 (58.33%) Windows 7
6 6 (50.00%) Security Cleared
6 6 (50.00%) ITIL V3
6 6 (50.00%) MOS
6 6 (50.00%) Document Management
6 6 (50.00%) MCDST
6 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
6 6 (50.00%) A+ Certification
6 6 (50.00%) Law
6 6 (50.00%) Legal
7 4 (33.33%) DNS
7 4 (33.33%) Citrix
7 4 (33.33%) DHCP
7 4 (33.33%) PowerShell
7 4 (33.33%) XenApp
7 4 (33.33%) XenDesktop
8 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (25.00%) CCEE
8 3 (25.00%) CCIA
8 3 (25.00%) NetScaler
8 3 (25.00%) Time Management
8 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (25.00%) AppSense

MCITP
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 (8.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 8 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 7 (58.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) DHCP
1 4 (33.33%) DNS
2 3 (25.00%) NetScaler
2 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (8.33%) OpenScape
3 1 (8.33%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Fiddler
General
1 6 (50.00%) Law
1 6 (50.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Team Leader
1 6 (50.00%) Technical Team Leader
1 6 (50.00%) Service Desk Team Leader
2 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Support Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (8.33%) Service Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Desktop Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Citrix Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (83.33%) Windows
2 7 (58.33%) Windows 7
3 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) ITIL
2 7 (58.33%) Incident Management
3 6 (50.00%) Document Management
3 6 (50.00%) ITIL V3
4 3 (25.00%) Project Management
4 3 (25.00%) Migration
4 3 (25.00%) Load Testing
4 3 (25.00%) Time Management
5 1 (8.33%) Asset Management
5 1 (8.33%) Software Deployment
5 1 (8.33%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (8.33%) Software Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 3 (25.00%) VBScript
3 1 (8.33%) VB
3 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (50.00%) A+ Certification
2 6 (50.00%) MOS
2 6 (50.00%) MCDST
2 6 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (25.00%) CCEE
3 3 (25.00%) CCIA
3 3 (25.00%) MCSE
3 3 (25.00%) Citrix Certification
3 3 (25.00%) CCEA
4 1 (8.33%) MCSA
4 1 (8.33%) Degree
4 1 (8.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (8.33%) MCP
System Software
1 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (33.33%) XenApp
2 4 (33.33%) XenDesktop
3 3 (25.00%) Terminal Server
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) WSUS
1 1 (8.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (33.33%) Citrix
3 3 (25.00%) Wyse
3 3 (25.00%) AppSense
4 1 (8.33%) MobileIron
4 1 (8.33%) Siemens
4 1 (8.33%) Sophos