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 5 May 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP)
Rank 155 142 128
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -14
Contract jobs citing MCITP 9 15 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.22% 0.39% 0.35%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.03% 1.84% 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 3
Median daily rate £318 £250 £223
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.00% +12.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £230 £117
10% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £370 £301
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+12.30% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Median hourly rate - £15.00 £13.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +13.96%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.96 £22.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year
-36.53% +39.68%
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
874 815 630
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 21.66% 20.97% 20.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 458 362 300
Median daily rate £400 £378 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.96% +0.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £263 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £566 £505 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 92 79
Median hourly rate £43.00 £37.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.21% +105.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.05 £14.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £79.00 £49.50 £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

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 5 May 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
Cheshire -8 5 £318 +33.68%
Merseyside - 3 £260 - 1
Manchester -21 1 £335 -16.25%
MCITP
England

MCITP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 20 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 15 (75.00%) Active Directory
4 13 (65.00%) DNS
4 13 (65.00%) ITIL
4 13 (65.00%) Windows
5 9 (45.00%) VMware
5 9 (45.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (40.00%) SCCM
6 8 (40.00%) Citrix
6 8 (40.00%) MCSA
6 8 (40.00%) IIS
7 7 (35.00%) MS Exchange
7 7 (35.00%) DHCP
7 7 (35.00%) Red Hat
7 7 (35.00%) RHCE
7 7 (35.00%) Local Government
7 7 (35.00%) MCTS
7 7 (35.00%) Office 365
7 7 (35.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 6 (30.00%) UAG
8 6 (30.00%) Puppet
8 6 (30.00%) Red Hat Satellite
8 6 (30.00%) Brocade
8 6 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (30.00%) Hyper-V
8 6 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
8 6 (30.00%) Project Management
8 6 (30.00%) LAMP
8 6 (30.00%) PRINCE2

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 8 (40.00%) IIS
2 7 (35.00%) MS Exchange
3 6 (30.00%) Apache
3 6 (30.00%) JBoss
3 6 (30.00%) SharePoint
3 6 (30.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (35.00%) Office 365
2 6 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (65.00%) DNS
2 7 (35.00%) DHCP
3 6 (30.00%) SSL
4 5 (25.00%) Internet
5 2 (10.00%) LAN
5 2 (10.00%) WAN
6 1 (5.00%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (5.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) MySQL
General
1 7 (35.00%) Local Government
2 2 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) Cloud Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) Migration Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) Project Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Help Desk Support
3 2 (10.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) VMware Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Web Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Web Hosting Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Build Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Deployment Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Desktop Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Help Desk Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Help Desk Support Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) IT Support
4 1 (5.00%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (30.00%) .NET
1 6 (30.00%) LAMP
2 5 (25.00%) .NET Framework
2 5 (25.00%) JSP
3 4 (20.00%) WAMP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) PMI
2 1 (5.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.00%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 13 (65.00%) Windows
2 9 (45.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (30.00%) Linux
3 6 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (10.00%) Windows 10
4 2 (10.00%) Windows 8
5 1 (5.00%) Android
5 1 (5.00%) Windows Server
5 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (5.00%) Windows Vista
5 1 (5.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (65.00%) ITIL
2 6 (30.00%) PRINCE2
2 6 (30.00%) Project Management
3 5 (25.00%) Capacity Management
3 5 (25.00%) Security Management
4 4 (20.00%) Load Balancing
4 4 (20.00%) Migration
5 3 (15.00%) Server Hardening
6 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (5.00%) Configuration Management
7 1 (5.00%) Data Analysis
7 1 (5.00%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (5.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 6 (30.00%) PHP
2 5 (25.00%) Java
3 4 (20.00%) Bash Shell
3 4 (20.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 20 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (40.00%) MCSA
3 7 (35.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 7 (35.00%) MCTS
3 7 (35.00%) RHCE
4 5 (25.00%) PMI Certification
5 4 (20.00%) MCSE
6 2 (10.00%) MCP
6 2 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (5.00%) ACSA
7 1 (5.00%) ACSP
7 1 (5.00%) CCDP
7 1 (5.00%) CCIP
7 1 (5.00%) CCNA
7 1 (5.00%) CCNP
7 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (5.00%) IBM Certification
7 1 (5.00%) MCDST
7 1 (5.00%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 15 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (30.00%) Hyper-V
2 6 (30.00%) UAG
3 2 (10.00%) vSphere
4 1 (5.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (40.00%) SCCM
2 6 (30.00%) Puppet
2 6 (30.00%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 16 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (45.00%) VMware
3 8 (40.00%) Citrix
4 7 (35.00%) Red Hat
5 6 (30.00%) Brocade
6 3 (15.00%) EMC
7 1 (5.00%) Apple
7 1 (5.00%) AppSense
7 1 (5.00%) Cisco
7 1 (5.00%) HP
7 1 (5.00%) IBM
7 1 (5.00%) SolarWinds
7 1 (5.00%) Wyse