The table below looks at the statistics for MCITP in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCITP over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP)
Rank 39 - 24
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MCITP 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.32% - 0.54%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.41% - 2.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.96 £21.50 £15.75
% change year-on-year
-35.05% +36.50%
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 Merseyside region.

Qualifications Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
71 87 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 22.54% 22.83% 22.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 35 25
Average daily rate £380 £400 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +60.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £250 £78
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £700 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Average hourly rate £11.65 - £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

MCITP
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MCITP across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

MCITP Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

MCITP
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MCITP across the Merseyside region.

MCITP Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

MCITP
Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MCITP across the Merseyside region.

MCITP Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

MCITP
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MCITP within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016. 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
Wirral - 1 - -
MCITP
North West

MCITP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 3 (100.00%) IIS
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (66.67%) EMC
2 2 (66.67%) MCSE
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) vSphere
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) LAMP
3 1 (33.33%) UAG
3 1 (33.33%) Puppet
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (33.33%) Capacity Management
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) SSL
3 1 (33.33%) Apache
3 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
3 1 (33.33%) JSP
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) JBoss
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) PHP

MCITP
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 3 (100.00%) IIS
2 1 (33.33%) Apache
2 1 (33.33%) JBoss
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
1 1 (33.33%) Internet
1 1 (33.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Project Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
1 1 (33.33%) JSP
1 1 (33.33%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Capacity Management
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
1 1 (33.33%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) MCSE
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (33.33%) MCTS
3 1 (33.33%) PMI Certification
3 1 (33.33%) RHCE
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) vSphere
3 1 (33.33%) UAG
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Puppet
1 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) EMC
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) Brocade
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat