The table below looks at the statistics 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 19 February 2017 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP)
England / North West
Rank 122 147 145
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -2
Contract jobs citing MCITP 5 11 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.19% 0.29% 0.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.02% 1.58% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 3
Median daily rate £165 £250 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.00% -37.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £344 £375
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Median hourly rate - £35.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +169.23%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-6.97% +22.85%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Qualifications Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
489 697 685
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 18.81% 18.53% 20.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 292 358 338
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £577 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 48 61
Median hourly rate £41.25 £35.00 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £16.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £55.90 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £40.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-25.92% +80.00%

MCITP
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing MCITP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MCITP within the North West region over the 3 months to 19 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +17 3 £165 +10.00% 1
Lancashire - 2 - -
MCITP
England

MCITP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing MCITP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for MCITP.

1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (83.33%) MCSE
2 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server
3 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (50.00%) VMware
3 3 (50.00%) DHCP
3 3 (50.00%) DNS
4 2 (33.33%) SAN
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 2 (33.33%) IIS
4 2 (33.33%) SAP
4 2 (33.33%) ITIL
4 2 (33.33%) MCP
4 2 (33.33%) ERP
4 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
4 2 (33.33%) Clustering
4 2 (33.33%) Backup Exec
4 2 (33.33%) Citrix
4 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
4 2 (33.33%) Kaspersky
4 2 (33.33%) IP Telephony
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (33.33%) Change Management
4 2 (33.33%) Symantec
4 2 (33.33%) Manufacturing
4 2 (33.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (33.33%) MCTS

MCITP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (33.33%) IIS
1 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
Business Applications
1 2 (33.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) DHCP
1 3 (50.00%) DNS
2 2 (33.33%) IP Telephony
2 2 (33.33%) NAS
2 2 (33.33%) SAN
3 1 (16.67%) LAN
3 1 (16.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Support Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (16.67%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
3 1 (16.67%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Help Desk Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Help Desk Support
3 1 (16.67%) Help Desk Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Server Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Support
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) VMware Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Clustering
1 2 (33.33%) iPad
1 2 (33.33%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Change Management
1 2 (33.33%) ERP
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL
1 2 (33.33%) Release Management
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (83.33%) MCSE
3 2 (33.33%) MCP
3 2 (33.33%) MCTS
4 1 (16.67%) MCSA
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
4 1 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Backup Exec
1 2 (33.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 2 (33.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) Citrix
2 2 (33.33%) Kaseya
2 2 (33.33%) Kaspersky
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle
2 2 (33.33%) SAP
2 2 (33.33%) SolarWinds
2 2 (33.33%) Symantec
3 1 (16.67%) Apple
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco