The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Manchester region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP)
Rank 72 69 80
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +11
Contract jobs citing MCITP 14 10 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.13% 0.88% 0.57%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.48% 5.59% 3.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 1
Average daily rate
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£288 - £290
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 4
Average hourly rate £23.50 £20.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.50% -9.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £16.09 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-9.88% -2.48%
Qualifications Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
165 179 210
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 13.35% 15.72% 14.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 82 88
Average daily rate £310 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.61% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £240 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £425 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 21 22
Average hourly rate £23.50 £20.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.50% -9.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
MCITP
North West

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 31 July 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
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 31 July 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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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
Altrincham - - - -
Salford - - - -
MCITP
North West

MCITP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 21 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (76.19%) Microsoft
3 15 (71.43%) Windows
4 12 (57.14%) ITIL
4 12 (57.14%) SAN
5 11 (52.38%) MCSE
5 11 (52.38%) Symantec
5 11 (52.38%) Hyper-V
6 10 (47.62%) MCTS
6 10 (47.62%) VMware
6 10 (47.62%) Active Directory
7 9 (42.86%) SCCM
7 9 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
8 8 (38.10%) Citrix
8 8 (38.10%) MCSA
8 8 (38.10%) Backup Exec
9 7 (33.33%) MCP
10 6 (28.57%) MS Exchange
10 6 (28.57%) Cisco
10 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (28.57%) Windows 7
10 6 (28.57%) Degree
11 5 (23.81%) SCOM
11 5 (23.81%) Apple
11 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (23.81%) Firewall
11 5 (23.81%) HP
11 5 (23.81%) EMC
11 5 (23.81%) Juniper
12 4 (19.05%) Cisco Certification

MCITP
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 3 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (4.76%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.76%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 12 (57.14%) SAN
2 5 (23.81%) Firewall
3 4 (19.05%) DHCP
3 4 (19.05%) DNS
4 3 (14.29%) LAN
4 3 (14.29%) WAN
5 2 (9.52%) Wireless
5 2 (9.52%) Network Security
5 2 (9.52%) NAS
6 1 (4.76%) VPN
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MSI
1 2 (9.52%) InstallShield
General
1 2 (9.52%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) Consultant
1 6 (28.57%) Support Consultant
2 5 (23.81%) 3rd Line Support
3 4 (19.05%) Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Support Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Network Manager
4 3 (14.29%) Security Manager
4 3 (14.29%) Network Security Manager
4 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support Consultant
5 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Deployment Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Systems Support Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Administrator
5 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Applications Packager
5 2 (9.52%) Systems Support
5 2 (9.52%) Systems Analyst
Operating Systems
1 15 (71.43%) Windows
2 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (28.57%) Windows 7
3 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (14.29%) Windows XP
4 3 (14.29%) Android
5 2 (9.52%) Windows 8
6 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (4.76%) Windows Vista
6 1 (4.76%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (57.14%) ITIL
2 4 (19.05%) Service Management
3 2 (9.52%) Incident Management
3 2 (9.52%) Problem Management
3 2 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (9.52%) Customer Engagement
4 1 (4.76%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (19.05%) SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (52.38%) MCSE
3 10 (47.62%) MCTS
4 8 (38.10%) MCSA
5 7 (33.33%) MCP
6 6 (28.57%) Degree
7 4 (19.05%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (19.05%) CCNA
7 4 (19.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (14.29%) ACSA
8 3 (14.29%) MCDST
8 3 (14.29%) ACSP
8 3 (14.29%) VCP5
8 3 (14.29%) IBM Certification
8 3 (14.29%) CCDP
8 3 (14.29%) CCNP
8 3 (14.29%) CCIP
8 3 (14.29%) RHCE
9 2 (9.52%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (9.52%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (9.52%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (52.38%) Hyper-V
2 10 (47.62%) Active Directory
3 9 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (14.29%) VMware ESX
5 2 (9.52%) Terminal Server
5 2 (9.52%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (42.86%) SCCM
2 8 (38.10%) Backup Exec
3 5 (23.81%) SCOM
4 2 (9.52%) WSUS
Vendors
1 16 (76.19%) Microsoft
2 11 (52.38%) Symantec
3 10 (47.62%) VMware
4 8 (38.10%) Citrix
5 6 (28.57%) Cisco
6 5 (23.81%) HP
6 5 (23.81%) EMC
6 5 (23.81%) Juniper
6 5 (23.81%) Apple
7 4 (19.05%) Sophos
8 3 (14.29%) Red Hat
8 3 (14.29%) IBM
9 2 (9.52%) Veeam
9 2 (9.52%) Meru Networks
10 1 (4.76%) McAfee
10 1 (4.76%) NetApp