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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP)
Rank 85 78 76
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -2
Contract jobs citing MCITP 6 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.43% 0.43% 0.57%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.09% 2.94% 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 4
Average daily rate
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£375 - £156
UK excluding London average daily rate £367 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+14.68% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Average hourly rate £11.38 £31.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-63.30% +47.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.77 £14.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+8.75% -30.95%
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
194 170 140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 13.81% 14.72% 11.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 86 74
Average daily rate £355 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.41% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £212 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 14 9
Average hourly rate £13.00 £25.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.00% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.75 £11.46 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £31.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -26.31%

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
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 19 December 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
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MCITP
North West

MCITP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 19 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (68.42%) MCTS
3 12 (63.16%) ITIL
3 12 (63.16%) Microsoft
4 11 (57.89%) MCSE
5 10 (52.63%) MCSA
6 9 (47.37%) Windows
6 9 (47.37%) Active Directory
7 7 (36.84%) Citrix
7 7 (36.84%) SAN
7 7 (36.84%) VMware
7 7 (36.84%) Hyper-V
8 6 (31.58%) VMware Infrastructure
8 6 (31.58%) Apple
8 6 (31.58%) Symantec
8 6 (31.58%) HP
8 6 (31.58%) EMC
8 6 (31.58%) WAN
8 6 (31.58%) MS Exchange
8 6 (31.58%) MCP
9 5 (26.32%) SQL
9 5 (26.32%) CCNA
9 5 (26.32%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (21.05%) SCCM
10 4 (21.05%) SCOM
10 4 (21.05%) MCDST
10 4 (21.05%) ACSP
10 4 (21.05%) ACSA
10 4 (21.05%) ISO/IEC 27001

MCITP
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (31.58%) MS Exchange
2 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (10.53%) Lync
3 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (5.26%) IIS
4 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
4 1 (5.26%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (36.84%) SAN
2 6 (31.58%) WAN
3 4 (21.05%) DNS
4 3 (15.79%) DHCP
4 3 (15.79%) LAN
4 3 (15.79%) Network Security
5 2 (10.53%) Wireless
5 2 (10.53%) DMZ
5 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
6 1 (5.26%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (5.26%) Fiddler
General
1 1 (5.26%) Retail Banking
1 1 (5.26%) Banking
1 1 (5.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Analyst
1 5 (26.32%) Consultant
1 5 (26.32%) 3rd Line Support
2 4 (21.05%) Network Manager
2 4 (21.05%) Security Manager
2 4 (21.05%) Network Security Manager
3 3 (15.79%) Support Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Support Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Systems Support Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Administrator
4 2 (10.53%) Service Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Systems Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (10.53%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) .NET
1 1 (5.26%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Life Science
1 1 (5.26%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 9 (47.37%) Windows
2 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (15.79%) Windows XP
3 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (15.79%) Android
4 2 (10.53%) Windows 7
4 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (63.16%) ITIL
2 3 (15.79%) People Management
3 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (5.26%) Data Modelling
3 1 (5.26%) ETL
3 1 (5.26%) Project Management
3 1 (5.26%) Migration
3 1 (5.26%) Incident Management
3 1 (5.26%) Automated Testing
3 1 (5.26%) Load Balancing
3 1 (5.26%) Manual Testing
3 1 (5.26%) Time Management
3 1 (5.26%) Performance Management
3 1 (5.26%) Dimensional Modelling
3 1 (5.26%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) SQL
2 2 (10.53%) PowerShell
3 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
3 1 (5.26%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 19 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (68.42%) MCTS
3 11 (57.89%) MCSE
4 10 (52.63%) MCSA
5 6 (31.58%) MCP
6 5 (26.32%) CCNA
6 5 (26.32%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (21.05%) MCDST
7 4 (21.05%) ACSP
7 4 (21.05%) ACSA
7 4 (21.05%) RHCE
7 4 (21.05%) IBM Certification
7 4 (21.05%) CCDP
7 4 (21.05%) CCNP
7 4 (21.05%) CCIP
7 4 (21.05%) RHCSA
8 2 (10.53%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (10.53%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (5.26%) CCEA
9 1 (5.26%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (21.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (5.26%) QA
2 1 (5.26%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (47.37%) Active Directory
2 7 (36.84%) Hyper-V
3 6 (31.58%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (15.79%) XenApp
5 1 (5.26%) Terminal Server
5 1 (5.26%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (21.05%) SCCM
1 4 (21.05%) SCOM
2 3 (15.79%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 12 (63.16%) Microsoft
2 7 (36.84%) Citrix
2 7 (36.84%) VMware
3 6 (31.58%) Apple
3 6 (31.58%) Symantec
3 6 (31.58%) HP
3 6 (31.58%) EMC
4 4 (21.05%) Sophos
4 4 (21.05%) Cisco
4 4 (21.05%) IBM
5 3 (15.79%) Avaya
5 3 (15.79%) Red Hat
5 3 (15.79%) SolarWinds
6 2 (10.53%) Meru Networks
6 2 (10.53%) Juniper
7 1 (5.26%) NetApp
7 1 (5.26%) McAfee
7 1 (5.26%) Wyse
7 1 (5.26%) AppSense