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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP)
Rank 75 66 97
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +31
Contract jobs citing MCITP 13 11 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.95% 0.90% 0.20%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.47% 7.10% 1.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 1
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£320 £198 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+62.02% -31.89%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £275 £323
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -14.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 1
Average hourly rate £16.63 £26.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.05% +18.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.77 £14.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+12.64% -15.15%
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
174 155 220
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 12.66% 12.75% 14.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 71 100
Average daily rate £372 £300 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £198 £148
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 20 19
Average hourly rate £17.25 £26.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.65% +67.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.75 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.50 £37.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £23.79
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -24.32%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MCITP across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

MCITP Daily Rate Histogram 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MCITP across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

MCITP Hourly Rate Histogram in Manchester

MCITP
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MCITP within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 22 September 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
Altrincham - - - -
Salford - - - -
MCITP
North West

MCITP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 23 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (73.91%) Microsoft
3 14 (60.87%) Windows
4 13 (56.52%) MCSE
4 13 (56.52%) ITIL
5 12 (52.17%) SAN
6 11 (47.83%) Symantec
6 11 (47.83%) MCTS
6 11 (47.83%) Hyper-V
7 10 (43.48%) VMware
7 10 (43.48%) MCSA
7 10 (43.48%) Active Directory
8 9 (39.13%) VMware Infrastructure
9 8 (34.78%) Backup Exec
10 7 (30.43%) SCCM
10 7 (30.43%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (30.43%) Cisco
10 7 (30.43%) MCP
11 6 (26.09%) MS Exchange
11 6 (26.09%) WAN
11 6 (26.09%) HP
11 6 (26.09%) EMC
11 6 (26.09%) Citrix
11 6 (26.09%) Apple
11 6 (26.09%) Windows Server 2003
12 5 (21.74%) Firewall
12 5 (21.74%) SCOM
12 5 (21.74%) Juniper
12 5 (21.74%) Cisco Certification
12 5 (21.74%) CCNA

MCITP
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 6 (26.09%) MS Exchange
2 3 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (4.35%) IIS
4 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
4 1 (4.35%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (4.35%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Office
1 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 12 (52.17%) SAN
2 6 (26.09%) WAN
3 5 (21.74%) Firewall
4 3 (13.04%) Network Security
4 3 (13.04%) LAN
4 3 (13.04%) DNS
5 2 (8.70%) DMZ
5 2 (8.70%) DHCP
5 2 (8.70%) NAS
5 2 (8.70%) Wireless
6 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
6 1 (4.35%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MSI
1 2 (8.70%) InstallShield
2 1 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
1 1 (4.35%) Banking
1 1 (4.35%) Retail
1 1 (4.35%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) Consultant
1 6 (26.09%) Support Consultant
2 5 (21.74%) 3rd Line Support
2 5 (21.74%) Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Systems Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Network Manager
3 4 (17.39%) Security Manager
3 4 (17.39%) Network Security Manager
4 3 (13.04%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 3 (13.04%) Infrastructure Support Consultant
4 3 (13.04%) Support Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Applications Packager
5 2 (8.70%) Systems Support
5 2 (8.70%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (8.70%) Systems Support Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Service Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) Clustering
1 1 (4.35%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 14 (60.87%) Windows
2 7 (30.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (26.09%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (17.39%) Windows 7
5 3 (13.04%) Windows XP
5 3 (13.04%) Android
6 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (4.35%) Windows Vista
6 1 (4.35%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (56.52%) ITIL
2 3 (13.04%) People Management
3 2 (8.70%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (8.70%) Service Management
3 2 (8.70%) Incident Management
4 1 (4.35%) Load Balancing
4 1 (4.35%) Service Delivery
4 1 (4.35%) Automated Testing
4 1 (4.35%) Data Modelling
4 1 (4.35%) ETL
4 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (4.35%) Manual Testing
4 1 (4.35%) Performance Management
4 1 (4.35%) Dimensional Modelling
Programming Languages
1 5 (21.74%) SQL
2 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
2 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 23 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (56.52%) MCSE
3 11 (47.83%) MCTS
4 10 (43.48%) MCSA
5 7 (30.43%) MCP
6 5 (21.74%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (21.74%) CCNA
7 4 (17.39%) CCDP
7 4 (17.39%) CCNP
7 4 (17.39%) CCIP
7 4 (17.39%) RHCE
7 4 (17.39%) IBM Certification
7 4 (17.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (17.39%) ACSA
7 4 (17.39%) MCDST
7 4 (17.39%) Degree
7 4 (17.39%) ACSP
8 3 (13.04%) VCP5
9 2 (8.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (8.70%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (17.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (8.70%) SLA
3 1 (4.35%) QA
3 1 (4.35%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (47.83%) Hyper-V
2 10 (43.48%) Active Directory
3 9 (39.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (13.04%) VMware ESX
5 2 (8.70%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (34.78%) Backup Exec
2 7 (30.43%) SCCM
3 5 (21.74%) SCOM
Vendors
1 17 (73.91%) Microsoft
2 11 (47.83%) Symantec
3 10 (43.48%) VMware
4 7 (30.43%) Cisco
5 6 (26.09%) HP
5 6 (26.09%) EMC
5 6 (26.09%) Citrix
5 6 (26.09%) Apple
6 5 (21.74%) Juniper
7 4 (17.39%) IBM
7 4 (17.39%) Sophos
8 3 (13.04%) Avaya
8 3 (13.04%) Red Hat
8 3 (13.04%) SolarWinds
9 2 (8.70%) Meru Networks
9 2 (8.70%) Veeam
10 1 (4.35%) McAfee
10 1 (4.35%) NetApp