The first table below looks at the demand for MCITP in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCITP over the 3 months to 16 April 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 North West 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP)
Rank 128 109 124
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +15
Contract jobs citing MCITP 10 8 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.31% 0.33% 0.36%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.54% 1.80% 1.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 6
Average daily rate £224 £135 £278
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+65.74% -51.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £135 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £358 £381
UK excluding London average daily rate £306 £225 £325
% change year-on-year
+36.11% -30.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Average hourly rate £12.83 £22.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.70% +83.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.25 £18.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-26.38% +28.57%
Qualifications Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
648 445 579
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 20.08% 18.16% 18.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 301 194 283
Average daily rate £375 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £150 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £480 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £355
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -4.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 38 29
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.55 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £29.70 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-28.00% -
MCITP
England

MCITP
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

MCITP Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

MCITP
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

MCITP Daily Rate Trend in the North West

MCITP
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MCITP across the North West region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

MCITP Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

MCITP
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

MCITP Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

MCITP
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MCITP within the North West region over the 3 months to 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -8 8 £158 - 8
Cheshire -10 2 £271 +100.92% 1
Lancashire - - - -
Merseyside - - - - 2
MCITP
England

MCITP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 16 (84.21%) Windows
3 13 (68.42%) Microsoft
4 12 (63.16%) MCSE
4 12 (63.16%) Active Directory
5 11 (57.89%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (57.89%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (52.63%) MCTS
7 9 (47.37%) ITIL
8 8 (42.11%) MS Exchange
8 8 (42.11%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (42.11%) Exchange Server 2007
8 8 (42.11%) Exchange Server 2010
9 7 (36.84%) CCNA
9 7 (36.84%) MCSA
9 7 (36.84%) Exchange Server 2003
10 6 (31.58%) Citrix
10 6 (31.58%) SCCM
11 5 (26.32%) Hyper-V
11 5 (26.32%) HP
11 5 (26.32%) DHCP
11 5 (26.32%) DNS
12 4 (21.05%) Cisco
12 4 (21.05%) CCNP
12 4 (21.05%) LAN
12 4 (21.05%) WAN
12 4 (21.05%) MS Excel
12 4 (21.05%) MCP
12 4 (21.05%) Web Services
12 4 (21.05%) Degree

MCITP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 8 (42.11%) MS Exchange
1 8 (42.11%) Exchange Server 2007
1 8 (42.11%) Exchange Server 2010
2 7 (36.84%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (5.26%) Lync
Applications
1 4 (21.05%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.26%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (21.05%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (26.32%) DHCP
1 5 (26.32%) DNS
2 4 (21.05%) LAN
2 4 (21.05%) WAN
2 4 (21.05%) Firewall
3 2 (10.53%) Network Security
4 1 (5.26%) VPN
General
1 4 (21.05%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (21.05%) Support Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Network Security Manager
2 3 (15.79%) Network Manager
2 3 (15.79%) Security Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Deployment Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Data Centre Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) IT Support
4 1 (5.26%) Systems Support
4 1 (5.26%) Support Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Technical Support
4 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (5.26%) Service Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (5.26%) Support Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Technical Support Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 16 (84.21%) Windows
2 11 (57.89%) Windows Server 2003
2 11 (57.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (21.05%) Windows 7
4 3 (15.79%) Windows 8
4 3 (15.79%) Android
5 2 (10.53%) Windows 2000
6 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) ITIL
2 3 (15.79%) Customer Engagement
2 3 (15.79%) Problem Management
2 3 (15.79%) Service Management
2 3 (15.79%) Migration
3 2 (10.53%) Project Management
3 2 (10.53%) Workflow
4 1 (5.26%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 19 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (63.16%) MCSE
3 10 (52.63%) MCTS
4 8 (42.11%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (36.84%) CCNA
5 7 (36.84%) MCSA
6 4 (21.05%) CCNP
6 4 (21.05%) MCP
6 4 (21.05%) Degree
7 3 (15.79%) ACSP
7 3 (15.79%) DV Cleared
7 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared
7 3 (15.79%) ACSA
7 3 (15.79%) MCDST
7 3 (15.79%) CCIP
7 3 (15.79%) CCDP
7 3 (15.79%) RHCE
7 3 (15.79%) IBM Certification
8 1 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (63.16%) Active Directory
2 5 (26.32%) Hyper-V
3 3 (15.79%) Terminal Server
4 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (10.53%) XenApp
4 2 (10.53%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (31.58%) SCCM
2 3 (15.79%) WSUS
3 2 (10.53%) SCVMM
4 1 (5.26%) SCOM
Vendors
1 13 (68.42%) Microsoft
2 6 (31.58%) Citrix
3 5 (26.32%) HP
4 4 (21.05%) Cisco
4 4 (21.05%) VMware
5 3 (15.79%) IBM
5 3 (15.79%) EMC
5 3 (15.79%) Red Hat
5 3 (15.79%) Apple
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