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 25 August 2016 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP)
Rank 154 143 112
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -31
Contract jobs citing MCITP 2 23 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.057% 0.55% 0.79%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.33% 2.67% 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 11 17
Median daily rate £210 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-44.00% +25.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £363 £325
% change year-on-year
-8.96% +11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £15.77 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -14.75%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.77 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-4.88% +8.75%
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
615 860 625
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 17.59% 20.48% 19.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 353 479 328
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £243 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £575 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £380 £351
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 64 55
Median hourly rate £21.00 £38.43 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.35% +70.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £15.77 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.71 £57.75 £46.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +18.42%

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 25 August 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -9 1 £210 +5.00% 2
MCITP
England

MCITP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, 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 13 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (92.31%) Microsoft
2 12 (92.31%) Windows
3 11 (84.62%) DNS
4 10 (76.92%) Active Directory
4 10 (76.92%) ITIL
4 10 (76.92%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (69.23%) MCTS
6 8 (61.54%) RHCE
6 8 (61.54%) Red Hat
7 7 (53.85%) Project Management
7 7 (53.85%) LAMP
7 7 (53.85%) PRINCE2
7 7 (53.85%) SSL
7 7 (53.85%) IIS
7 7 (53.85%) PHP
7 7 (53.85%) .NET
7 7 (53.85%) MySQL
7 7 (53.85%) Linux
7 7 (53.85%) JBoss
7 7 (53.85%) Apache
7 7 (53.85%) Tomcat
7 7 (53.85%) SharePoint
7 7 (53.85%) Brocade
7 7 (53.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (53.85%) UAG
7 7 (53.85%) Puppet
7 7 (53.85%) Red Hat Satellite
8 6 (46.15%) Capacity Management
8 6 (46.15%) .NET Framework

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 7 (53.85%) Apache
1 7 (53.85%) IIS
1 7 (53.85%) JBoss
1 7 (53.85%) SharePoint
1 7 (53.85%) Tomcat
2 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Office 365
2 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (84.62%) DNS
2 7 (53.85%) SSL
3 6 (46.15%) Internet
4 4 (30.77%) DHCP
5 2 (15.38%) LAN
5 2 (15.38%) WAN
6 1 (7.69%) DMZ
6 1 (7.69%) SAN
6 1 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (7.69%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (53.85%) MySQL
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (15.38%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Project Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Server Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Web Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Web Hosting Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Help Desk Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Help Desk Support
3 1 (7.69%) Help Desk Support Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Service Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Services Delivery Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Support Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Support
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Support Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (53.85%) .NET
1 7 (53.85%) LAMP
2 6 (46.15%) .NET Framework
2 6 (46.15%) JSP
3 4 (30.77%) WAMP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) PMI
2 1 (7.69%) Clustering
2 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.69%) FlexPod
2 1 (7.69%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 12 (92.31%) Windows
2 10 (76.92%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (53.85%) Linux
3 7 (53.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (30.77%) Windows Server
5 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (7.69%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) ITIL
2 7 (53.85%) PRINCE2
2 7 (53.85%) Project Management
3 6 (46.15%) Capacity Management
3 6 (46.15%) Security Management
4 4 (30.77%) Load Balancing
5 3 (23.08%) Server Hardening
6 2 (15.38%) Configuration Management
7 1 (7.69%) Data Analysis
7 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (7.69%) High Availability
7 1 (7.69%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (7.69%) Security Patching
7 1 (7.69%) Server Monitoring
7 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) PHP
2 6 (46.15%) Java
3 5 (38.46%) PowerShell
4 4 (30.77%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 13 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (69.23%) MCTS
3 8 (61.54%) RHCE
4 6 (46.15%) PMI Certification
5 4 (30.77%) MCSA
5 4 (30.77%) MCSE
6 2 (15.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (15.38%) MCDST
7 1 (7.69%) ACSA
7 1 (7.69%) ACSP
7 1 (7.69%) CCDP
7 1 (7.69%) CCIP
7 1 (7.69%) CCNA
7 1 (7.69%) CCNP
7 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (7.69%) IBM Certification
7 1 (7.69%) MCP
7 1 (7.69%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (76.92%) Active Directory
2 7 (53.85%) UAG
3 2 (15.38%) XenApp
4 1 (7.69%) Firmware
4 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
4 1 (7.69%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (53.85%) Puppet
1 7 (53.85%) Red Hat Satellite
2 4 (30.77%) SCCM
3 1 (7.69%) Backup Exec
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (7.69%) SCVMM
3 1 (7.69%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 12 (92.31%) Microsoft
2 8 (61.54%) Red Hat
3 7 (53.85%) Brocade
4 3 (23.08%) Citrix
4 3 (23.08%) HP
4 3 (23.08%) VMware
5 2 (15.38%) Cisco
5 2 (15.38%) SolarWinds
6 1 (7.69%) Apple
6 1 (7.69%) AppSense
6 1 (7.69%) EMC
6 1 (7.69%) IBM
6 1 (7.69%) NetApp
6 1 (7.69%) Wyse