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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP)
England / North West
Rank 130 148 134
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -14
Contract jobs citing MCITP 1 10 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.038% 0.26% 0.13%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.21% 1.38% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 1
Median daily rate £165 £213 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.35% -46.87%
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £375 £368
% change year-on-year
-9.33% +2.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Median hourly rate - £35.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +45.83%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £21.50 £16.41
% change year-on-year
-39.53% +31.01%

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
469 724 616
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 18.03% 19.07% 19.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 275 391 318
Median daily rate £425 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 32 51
Median hourly rate £29.00 £35.00 £19.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% +79.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.55 £17.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.90 £46.50 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £40.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-27.50% +110.52%

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 23 January 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 +12 1 £165 +10.00% 2
MCITP
England

MCITP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) MCSE
2 2 (66.67%) DHCP
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) SolarWinds
3 1 (33.33%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) FlexPod
3 1 (33.33%) Server Monitoring
3 1 (33.33%) Backup Exec
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) MCDST
3 1 (33.33%) MCTS
3 1 (33.33%) SCCM
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) MCSA
3 1 (33.33%) LAN

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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) DHCP
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) SAN
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
2 1 (33.33%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Help Desk Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Help Desk Support
2 1 (33.33%) Help Desk Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Server Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Support
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Server Monitoring
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) MCSE
3 1 (33.33%) MCDST
3 1 (33.33%) MCSA
3 1 (33.33%) MCTS
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Backup Exec
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
1 1 (33.33%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Apple
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) NetApp
2 1 (33.33%) SolarWinds