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 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 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP)
Rank 108 115 132
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +17
Contract jobs citing MCITP 24 15 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.79% 0.55% 0.31%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.36% 2.98% 1.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 3 2
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£275 £226 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.68% -7.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £225 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £226 £281
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 5
Average hourly rate £18.50 £16.09 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.97% -26.86%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £16.09 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-9.88% -2.48%
Qualifications Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
550 503 613
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 18.19% 18.57% 19.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 266 232 309
Average daily rate £325 £325 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -10.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £506 £481 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 53 47
Average hourly rate £22.00 £30.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% +39.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £11.10 £12.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £40.00 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
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 31 July 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 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
(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
Manchester -3 14 £288 - 2
Cheshire +8 9 £265 +17.77% 6
Merseyside - 1 - -
Lancashire - - - -
MCITP
England

MCITP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 35 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 29 (82.86%) Windows
3 22 (62.86%) Microsoft
4 21 (60.00%) MCSE
5 20 (57.14%) Active Directory
6 18 (51.43%) Windows Server 2008
7 17 (48.57%) MCTS
7 17 (48.57%) Windows Server 2003
8 16 (45.71%) VMware
9 14 (40.00%) Hyper-V
10 12 (34.29%) VMware Infrastructure
10 12 (34.29%) SAN
10 12 (34.29%) DNS
10 12 (34.29%) ITIL
11 11 (31.43%) MCP
11 11 (31.43%) MCSA
11 11 (31.43%) Symantec
12 10 (28.57%) SQL
12 10 (28.57%) SCCM
13 9 (25.71%) Cisco
14 8 (22.86%) HP
14 8 (22.86%) Citrix
14 8 (22.86%) MS Exchange
14 8 (22.86%) PowerShell
14 8 (22.86%) Windows 7
14 8 (22.86%) Backup Exec
15 7 (20.00%) Clustering
15 7 (20.00%) Firewall
15 7 (20.00%) Finance
15 7 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005

MCITP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (22.86%) MS Exchange
2 7 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 7 (20.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 6 (17.14%) IIS
4 5 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (11.43%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (2.86%) Lync
Applications
1 4 (11.43%) MS Office
2 3 (8.57%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 12 (34.29%) DNS
1 12 (34.29%) SAN
2 7 (20.00%) Firewall
2 7 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 5 (14.29%) DHCP
4 3 (8.57%) LAN
4 3 (8.57%) WAN
4 3 (8.57%) VPN
5 2 (5.71%) Wireless
5 2 (5.71%) IP Telephony
5 2 (5.71%) Network Security
5 2 (5.71%) NAS
5 2 (5.71%) Ethernet
5 2 (5.71%) Internet
5 2 (5.71%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 7 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 7 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (5.71%) MSI
1 2 (5.71%) InstallShield
General
1 7 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (5.71%) Banking
3 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (17.14%) Consultant
1 6 (17.14%) Support Engineer
1 6 (17.14%) 3rd Line Support
1 6 (17.14%) Support Consultant
2 4 (11.43%) Analyst
2 4 (11.43%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (8.57%) Support Analyst
3 3 (8.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (8.57%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (8.57%) Network Manager
3 3 (8.57%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 3 (8.57%) Security Manager
3 3 (8.57%) Network Security Manager
3 3 (8.57%) IT Support
3 3 (8.57%) Infrastructure Support Consultant
4 2 (5.71%) Deployment Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) IT Support Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) Systems Support Analyst
4 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (20.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.00%) Clustering
2 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 29 (82.86%) Windows
2 18 (51.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (48.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (22.86%) Windows 7
5 4 (11.43%) Windows XP
6 3 (8.57%) Android
7 2 (5.71%) Windows 8
8 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (2.86%) Windows Vista
8 1 (2.86%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (34.29%) ITIL
2 7 (20.00%) Load Balancing
3 6 (17.14%) Problem Management
3 6 (17.14%) Incident Management
4 5 (14.29%) Service Management
5 3 (8.57%) Change Management
5 3 (8.57%) Capacity Management
6 2 (5.71%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (5.71%) Time Management
6 2 (5.71%) Customer Engagement
6 2 (5.71%) Migration
7 1 (2.86%) Workflow
7 1 (2.86%) Service Delivery
7 1 (2.86%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (28.57%) SQL
2 8 (22.86%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 35 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (60.00%) MCSE
3 17 (48.57%) MCTS
4 11 (31.43%) MCP
4 11 (31.43%) MCSA
5 7 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (17.14%) Degree
6 6 (17.14%) CCNA
6 6 (17.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (11.43%) CCNP
8 3 (8.57%) CCIP
8 3 (8.57%) CCDP
8 3 (8.57%) RHCE
8 3 (8.57%) ACSA
8 3 (8.57%) MCDST
8 3 (8.57%) ACSP
8 3 (8.57%) VCP5
8 3 (8.57%) IBM Certification
9 2 (5.71%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (5.71%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (5.71%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 14 (40.00%) Hyper-V
3 12 (34.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (14.29%) VMware ESX
5 2 (5.71%) Terminal Server
5 2 (5.71%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (28.57%) SCCM
2 8 (22.86%) Backup Exec
3 5 (14.29%) SCOM
4 2 (5.71%) WSUS
5 1 (2.86%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 22 (62.86%) Microsoft
2 16 (45.71%) VMware
3 11 (31.43%) Symantec
4 9 (25.71%) Cisco
5 8 (22.86%) HP
5 8 (22.86%) Citrix
6 5 (14.29%) Juniper
6 5 (14.29%) EMC
6 5 (14.29%) Apple
7 4 (11.43%) Sophos
8 3 (8.57%) Red Hat
8 3 (8.57%) IBM
9 2 (5.71%) Adobe
9 2 (5.71%) Veeam
9 2 (5.71%) Meru Networks
10 1 (2.86%) McAfee
10 1 (2.86%) NetApp
Cheshire
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £230.00 - £240.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago