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 28 August 2015 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 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP)
Rank 143 111 122
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +11
Contract jobs citing MCITP 24 25 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.55% 0.81% 0.49%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.80% 4.30% 2.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 17 2
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£375 £300 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +33.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £336 £275
% change year-on-year
+11.52% +22.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 8
Average hourly rate £15.77 £18.50 £16.09
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.75% +14.97%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.77 £15.77 £12.18
% change year-on-year
- +29.47%
MCITP
England

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
858 582 493
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 19.84% 18.87% 17.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 481 310 237
Average daily rate £400 £346 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.77% +7.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £209 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 48 52
Average hourly rate £30.52 £22.50 £28.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.64% -21.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.77 £15.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.75 £46.80 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.91 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+13.00% -0.45%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015. 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
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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
Lancashire - 10 £375 -
Manchester -22 7 £200 -27.27% 6
Cheshire -19 3 £375 +23.96% 3
MCITP
England

MCITP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 46 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 38 (82.61%) Microsoft
3 37 (80.43%) Windows
4 35 (76.09%) ITIL
5 26 (56.52%) Active Directory
6 23 (50.00%) MCSA
7 19 (41.30%) VMware
8 18 (39.13%) VMware Infrastructure
8 18 (39.13%) Windows Server 2008
9 16 (34.78%) MCSE
9 16 (34.78%) MS Office
9 16 (34.78%) Security Cleared
10 15 (32.61%) MS Excel
10 15 (32.61%) PowerShell
11 14 (30.43%) Windows 7
11 14 (30.43%) DNS
11 14 (30.43%) DHCP
11 14 (30.43%) CCNA
11 14 (30.43%) Cisco Certification
11 14 (30.43%) Windows Server 2012
12 13 (28.26%) Citrix
12 13 (28.26%) SQL
13 12 (26.09%) VBScript
13 12 (26.09%) SAN
13 12 (26.09%) Incident Management
14 10 (21.74%) A+ Certification
14 10 (21.74%) Windows Server 2003
15 9 (19.57%) MCP
15 9 (19.57%) Legal
16 8 (17.39%) Law

MCITP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 5 (10.87%) SharePoint
2 3 (6.52%) MS Exchange
3 2 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (4.35%) TPMS
3 2 (4.35%) Lync
3 2 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.17%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.17%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.17%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 16 (34.78%) MS Office
2 15 (32.61%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 14 (30.43%) DHCP
1 14 (30.43%) DNS
2 12 (26.09%) SAN
3 7 (15.22%) TCP/IP
3 7 (15.22%) LAN
3 7 (15.22%) WAN
4 5 (10.87%) WLAN
5 2 (4.35%) VoIP
5 2 (4.35%) NetScaler
6 1 (2.17%) OpenScape
6 1 (2.17%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.04%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Fiddler
General
1 9 (19.57%) Legal
2 8 (17.39%) Law
3 2 (4.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (17.39%) Team Leader
1 8 (17.39%) Technical Team Leader
1 8 (17.39%) Service Desk Team Leader
2 6 (13.04%) Analyst
3 5 (10.87%) 1st Line Support
3 5 (10.87%) Support Engineer
3 5 (10.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (10.87%) Wintel Engineer
4 4 (8.70%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (6.52%) Service Analyst
5 3 (6.52%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (6.52%) Desktop Support
5 3 (6.52%) Support Analyst
5 3 (6.52%) Test Engineer
5 3 (6.52%) 1st Line Support Engineer
5 3 (6.52%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) Deskside Support
6 2 (4.35%) Consultant
7 1 (2.17%) Architect
7 1 (2.17%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.04%) HTML
1 6 (13.04%) XML
2 2 (4.35%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.22%) Data Centre
2 4 (8.70%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.35%) CMDB
3 2 (4.35%) iPad
3 2 (4.35%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.17%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 37 (80.43%) Windows
2 18 (39.13%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (30.43%) Windows 7
3 14 (30.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (21.74%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (6.52%) Windows XP
6 2 (4.35%) Mac OS X
6 2 (4.35%) Apple iOS
7 1 (2.17%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (76.09%) ITIL
2 12 (26.09%) Incident Management
3 8 (17.39%) ITIL V3
3 8 (17.39%) Migration
3 8 (17.39%) Document Management
4 7 (15.22%) Server Building
5 6 (13.04%) Software Deployment
6 5 (10.87%) High Availability
7 4 (8.70%) Validation
7 4 (8.70%) Project Management
8 2 (4.35%) Service Management
8 2 (4.35%) Workflow
8 2 (4.35%) Problem Management
8 2 (4.35%) Load Testing
8 2 (4.35%) Time Management
8 2 (4.35%) Data Migration
8 2 (4.35%) Data Protection
8 2 (4.35%) Data Centre Operations
9 1 (2.17%) Mobile Device Management
9 1 (2.17%) Software Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (32.61%) PowerShell
2 13 (28.26%) SQL
3 12 (26.09%) VBScript
4 2 (4.35%) VB
Qualifications
1 46 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 23 (50.00%) MCSA
3 16 (34.78%) MCSE
3 16 (34.78%) Security Cleared
4 14 (30.43%) Cisco Certification
4 14 (30.43%) CCNA
5 10 (21.74%) A+ Certification
6 9 (19.57%) MCP
7 8 (17.39%) MOS
7 8 (17.39%) MCDST
8 7 (15.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 6 (13.04%) CCNP
9 6 (13.04%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 5 (10.87%) Citrix Certification
10 5 (10.87%) MCTS
11 4 (8.70%) Degree
11 4 (8.70%) VCP5
11 4 (8.70%) VCP4
12 3 (6.52%) SC Cleared
12 3 (6.52%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.04%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (56.52%) Active Directory
2 18 (39.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (17.39%) Hyper-V
3 8 (17.39%) XenApp
4 5 (10.87%) XenServer
4 5 (10.87%) vSphere
5 4 (8.70%) XenDesktop
6 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (4.35%) Terminal Server
8 1 (2.17%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 6 (13.04%) SCCM
2 3 (6.52%) SCOM
2 3 (6.52%) Backup Exec
3 2 (4.35%) SCVMM
4 1 (2.17%) WSUS
4 1 (2.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 38 (82.61%) Microsoft
2 19 (41.30%) VMware
3 13 (28.26%) Citrix
4 7 (15.22%) Symantec
5 6 (13.04%) AppSense
5 6 (13.04%) HP
5 6 (13.04%) Cisco
6 5 (10.87%) Altiris
7 4 (8.70%) McAfee
7 4 (8.70%) Sophos
8 3 (6.52%) 3PAR
9 2 (4.35%) Apple
9 2 (4.35%) Wyse
9 2 (4.35%) IBM
10 1 (2.17%) Avaya
10 1 (2.17%) NetApp
10 1 (2.17%) Siemens
10 1 (2.17%) Lotus
10 1 (2.17%) Veeam
10 1 (2.17%) SAP
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