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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP)
Rank 75 66 89
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +23
Contract jobs citing MCITP 10 11 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.77% 0.92% 0.49%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.52% 6.63% 3.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 1
Average daily rate
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£275 - £290
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £275 £315
% change year-on-year
+22.72% -12.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 3
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 £15.77 £12.18 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+29.47% -26.18%
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
181 166 208
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 13.86% 13.89% 14.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 78 90
Average daily rate £325 £300 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £205 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £430 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 23 23
Average hourly rate £23.50 £20.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.50% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.90 £10.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.80 £37.00 £22.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.91 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-0.45% -9.09%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 - - - - 1
MCITP
North West

MCITP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 16 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (81.25%) Windows
3 12 (75.00%) SAN
4 11 (68.75%) Symantec
4 11 (68.75%) Microsoft
4 11 (68.75%) Hyper-V
5 10 (62.50%) VMware
6 9 (56.25%) VMware Infrastructure
7 8 (50.00%) Backup Exec
7 8 (50.00%) Active Directory
7 8 (50.00%) MCSE
7 8 (50.00%) ITIL
8 7 (43.75%) MCP
8 7 (43.75%) SCCM
9 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (37.50%) MS Exchange
9 6 (37.50%) Citrix
10 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (31.25%) Firewall
10 5 (31.25%) MCTS
10 5 (31.25%) Juniper
10 5 (31.25%) MCSA
10 5 (31.25%) SCOM
11 4 (25.00%) Windows 7
11 4 (25.00%) SQL
11 4 (25.00%) Degree
11 4 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 4 (25.00%) Sophos
12 3 (18.75%) VMware ESX
12 3 (18.75%) LAN

MCITP
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (37.50%) MS Exchange
2 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (6.25%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Office
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 12 (75.00%) SAN
2 5 (31.25%) Firewall
3 3 (18.75%) LAN
3 3 (18.75%) WAN
4 2 (12.50%) DHCP
4 2 (12.50%) Wireless
4 2 (12.50%) NAS
4 2 (12.50%) DNS
5 1 (6.25%) VPN
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MSI
1 2 (12.50%) InstallShield
General
1 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Consultant
1 6 (37.50%) Support Consultant
2 5 (31.25%) 3rd Line Support
3 4 (25.00%) Analyst
3 4 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Support Analyst
4 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Support Consultant
5 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Applications Packager
5 2 (12.50%) Systems Support
5 2 (12.50%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (12.50%) Systems Support Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Administrator
5 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Service Desk Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Service Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 13 (81.25%) Windows
2 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (25.00%) Windows 7
5 3 (18.75%) Windows XP
6 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (6.25%) Windows Vista
6 1 (6.25%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (12.50%) Service Management
2 2 (12.50%) Incident Management
2 2 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (50.00%) MCSE
3 7 (43.75%) MCP
4 5 (31.25%) MCSA
4 5 (31.25%) MCTS
5 4 (25.00%) Degree
5 4 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (18.75%) VCP5
7 2 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (6.25%) CCNA
8 1 (6.25%) CCA
8 1 (6.25%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (6.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (68.75%) Hyper-V
2 9 (56.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 3 (18.75%) VMware ESX
5 2 (12.50%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (50.00%) Backup Exec
2 7 (43.75%) SCCM
3 5 (31.25%) SCOM
Vendors
1 11 (68.75%) Microsoft
1 11 (68.75%) Symantec
2 10 (62.50%) VMware
3 6 (37.50%) Citrix
4 5 (31.25%) Juniper
5 4 (25.00%) Sophos
6 3 (18.75%) Cisco
7 2 (12.50%) Apple
7 2 (12.50%) HP
7 2 (12.50%) EMC
7 2 (12.50%) Veeam
7 2 (12.50%) Meru Networks
8 1 (6.25%) NetApp
8 1 (6.25%) McAfee