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 4 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP)
Rank 135 109 116
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +7
Contract jobs citing MCITP 25 25 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.64% 0.83% 0.55%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.14% 4.58% 2.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 14 3
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£225 £270 £226
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +19.46%
UK excluding London average daily rate £349 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.90% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 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 £14.50 £16.09
% change year-on-year
+8.75% -9.88%
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
797 546 507
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 20.52% 18.02% 18.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 430 263 233
Average daily rate £400 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £479
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 55 53
Average hourly rate £40.00 £22.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+81.81% -26.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.77 £15.10 £11.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.50 £46.60 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+18.42% -9.52%

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 4 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MCITP across the North West region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015.

MCITP Hourly Rate Histogram 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 4 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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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 - 11 £375 -
Manchester -16 10 £190 -33.91% 5
Cheshire -11 4 £300 +16.50% 5
MCITP
England

MCITP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 4 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 40 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 37 (92.50%) Microsoft
3 34 (85.00%) ITIL
4 31 (77.50%) Windows
5 22 (55.00%) MCSA
6 21 (52.50%) Active Directory
7 15 (37.50%) MS Excel
7 15 (37.50%) Security Cleared
8 14 (35.00%) Windows 7
8 14 (35.00%) VMware
9 13 (32.50%) VMware Infrastructure
9 13 (32.50%) PowerShell
10 12 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 12 (30.00%) Incident Management
10 12 (30.00%) MS Office
11 11 (27.50%) MCSE
11 11 (27.50%) Citrix
12 10 (25.00%) A+ Certification
12 10 (25.00%) VBScript
13 9 (22.50%) MCP
13 9 (22.50%) CCNA
13 9 (22.50%) Cisco Certification
13 9 (22.50%) Legal
14 8 (20.00%) Law
14 8 (20.00%) DHCP
14 8 (20.00%) DNS
14 8 (20.00%) SQL
14 8 (20.00%) MCDST
14 8 (20.00%) MOS
14 8 (20.00%) Document Management

MCITP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 4 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 4 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (7.50%) MS Exchange
3 2 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (5.00%) TPMS
3 2 (5.00%) Lync
3 2 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.50%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.50%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.50%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 15 (37.50%) MS Excel
2 12 (30.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 8 (20.00%) DHCP
1 8 (20.00%) DNS
2 7 (17.50%) SAN
3 3 (7.50%) LAN
3 3 (7.50%) WAN
4 2 (5.00%) VoIP
4 2 (5.00%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.50%) WLAN
5 1 (2.50%) MPLS
5 1 (2.50%) NetScaler
5 1 (2.50%) OpenScape
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Fiddler
General
1 9 (22.50%) Legal
2 8 (20.00%) Law
3 2 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (20.00%) Team Leader
1 8 (20.00%) Technical Team Leader
1 8 (20.00%) Service Desk Team Leader
2 6 (15.00%) Analyst
3 5 (12.50%) 1st Line Support
3 5 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 5 (12.50%) Wintel Engineer
4 4 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Support Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) Test Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Service Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (7.50%) Desktop Support
5 3 (7.50%) 1st Line Support Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Deskside Support
6 2 (5.00%) Consultant
7 1 (2.50%) Architect
7 1 (2.50%) Network Analyst
7 1 (2.50%) Help Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.00%) HTML
1 6 (15.00%) XML
2 1 (2.50%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.00%) CMDB
3 2 (5.00%) iPad
3 2 (5.00%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.50%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 31 (77.50%) Windows
2 14 (35.00%) Windows 7
3 12 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (15.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (7.50%) Windows XP
7 2 (5.00%) Mac OS X
7 2 (5.00%) Apple iOS
8 1 (2.50%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (85.00%) ITIL
2 12 (30.00%) Incident Management
3 8 (20.00%) ITIL V3
3 8 (20.00%) Document Management
4 7 (17.50%) Migration
5 5 (12.50%) High Availability
5 5 (12.50%) Software Deployment
5 5 (12.50%) Server Building
6 4 (10.00%) Validation
7 3 (7.50%) Project Management
8 2 (5.00%) Service Management
8 2 (5.00%) Workflow
8 2 (5.00%) Problem Management
8 2 (5.00%) Data Centre Operations
8 2 (5.00%) Data Migration
8 2 (5.00%) Data Protection
9 1 (2.50%) Load Testing
9 1 (2.50%) Time Management
9 1 (2.50%) Mobile Device Management
9 1 (2.50%) Software Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (32.50%) PowerShell
2 10 (25.00%) VBScript
3 8 (20.00%) SQL
4 2 (5.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 40 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (55.00%) MCSA
3 15 (37.50%) Security Cleared
4 11 (27.50%) MCSE
5 10 (25.00%) A+ Certification
6 9 (22.50%) MCP
6 9 (22.50%) CCNA
6 9 (22.50%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (20.00%) MOS
7 8 (20.00%) MCDST
8 6 (15.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 6 (15.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 5 (12.50%) MCTS
9 5 (12.50%) CCNP
10 4 (10.00%) Citrix Certification
10 4 (10.00%) Degree
11 3 (7.50%) CCA
11 3 (7.50%) VCP5
11 3 (7.50%) VCP4
12 2 (5.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.00%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (52.50%) Active Directory
2 13 (32.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (20.00%) Hyper-V
4 6 (15.00%) XenApp
5 4 (10.00%) XenServer
6 3 (7.50%) XenDesktop
6 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (2.50%) Terminal Server
7 1 (2.50%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (2.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (15.00%) SCCM
2 3 (7.50%) SCOM
2 3 (7.50%) Backup Exec
3 2 (5.00%) SCVMM
4 1 (2.50%) WSUS
4 1 (2.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 37 (92.50%) Microsoft
2 14 (35.00%) VMware
3 11 (27.50%) Citrix
4 6 (15.00%) Symantec
5 5 (12.50%) HP
6 4 (10.00%) McAfee
6 4 (10.00%) Sophos
6 4 (10.00%) AppSense
6 4 (10.00%) Altiris
7 2 (5.00%) Cisco
7 2 (5.00%) IBM
7 2 (5.00%) Apple
7 2 (5.00%) 3PAR
8 1 (2.50%) MobileIron
8 1 (2.50%) SAP
8 1 (2.50%) Avaya
8 1 (2.50%) NetApp
8 1 (2.50%) Siemens
8 1 (2.50%) Lotus
8 1 (2.50%) Veeam
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