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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP)
Rank 142 124 112
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -12
Contract jobs citing MCITP 12 11 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.31% 0.35% 0.28%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.50% 1.78% 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 4
Average daily rate
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£400 £224 £243
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+78.77% -7.73%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £225
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +38.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Average hourly rate £14.25 £13.16 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.26% -40.17%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.75 £14.63 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+96.58% -26.87%
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
798 617 460
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 20.56% 19.88% 18.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 351 301 202
Average daily rate £390 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £210 £152
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 84 36
Average hourly rate £38.50 £18.00 £19.52
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+113.88% -7.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £37.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -25.00%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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
Manchester -11 10 £400 +153.96% 4
Cheshire -9 1 £250 -7.83% 6
MCITP
England

MCITP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 15 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (73.33%) Microsoft
2 11 (73.33%) Windows
3 9 (60.00%) MS Excel
3 9 (60.00%) ITIL
4 8 (53.33%) Incident Management
5 7 (46.67%) MS Office
5 7 (46.67%) Active Directory
5 7 (46.67%) Windows 7
6 6 (40.00%) ITIL V3
6 6 (40.00%) Security Cleared
6 6 (40.00%) A+ Certification
6 6 (40.00%) MCDST
6 6 (40.00%) MOS
6 6 (40.00%) Document Management
6 6 (40.00%) Law
6 6 (40.00%) Legal
7 5 (33.33%) Citrix
7 5 (33.33%) XenApp
8 4 (26.67%) XenDesktop
8 4 (26.67%) PowerShell
8 4 (26.67%) DNS
8 4 (26.67%) Citrix Certification
8 4 (26.67%) DHCP
8 4 (26.67%) Migration
9 3 (20.00%) Project Management
9 3 (20.00%) AppSense
9 3 (20.00%) Wyse
9 3 (20.00%) Fiddler
9 3 (20.00%) Load Testing

MCITP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
1 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 9 (60.00%) MS Excel
2 7 (46.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) DNS
1 4 (26.67%) DHCP
2 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (20.00%) NetScaler
3 1 (6.67%) LAN
3 1 (6.67%) VoIP
3 1 (6.67%) OpenScape
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) QlikView
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.67%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Fiddler
General
1 6 (40.00%) Law
1 6 (40.00%) Legal
2 1 (6.67%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Service Desk Team Leader
1 6 (40.00%) Team Leader
1 6 (40.00%) Technical Team Leader
2 3 (20.00%) Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Citrix Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Service Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Desktop Support
4 1 (6.67%) Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Desktop Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Citrix Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Business Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Support Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (6.67%) SCCM Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) SCCM Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Mathematics
1 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 11 (73.33%) Windows
2 7 (46.67%) Windows 7
3 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) ITIL
2 8 (53.33%) Incident Management
3 6 (40.00%) ITIL V3
3 6 (40.00%) Document Management
4 4 (26.67%) Migration
5 3 (20.00%) Project Management
5 3 (20.00%) Load Testing
5 3 (20.00%) Time Management
6 1 (6.67%) Asset Management
6 1 (6.67%) ERP
6 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (6.67%) Software Deployment
6 1 (6.67%) Software Asset Management
6 1 (6.67%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) PowerShell
2 3 (20.00%) VBScript
3 1 (6.67%) SQL
3 1 (6.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 15 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (40.00%) A+ Certification
2 6 (40.00%) MCDST
2 6 (40.00%) MOS
3 4 (26.67%) Citrix Certification
4 3 (20.00%) MCSE
4 3 (20.00%) CCEA
4 3 (20.00%) CCEE
4 3 (20.00%) CCIA
5 2 (13.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (13.33%) Degree
5 2 (13.33%) MCP
6 1 (6.67%) MCTS
6 1 (6.67%) MCSA
6 1 (6.67%) CCA
System Software
1 7 (46.67%) Active Directory
2 5 (33.33%) XenApp
3 4 (26.67%) XenDesktop
4 3 (20.00%) Terminal Server
5 1 (6.67%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (6.67%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) SCCM
2 1 (6.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 11 (73.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (33.33%) Citrix
3 3 (20.00%) AppSense
3 3 (20.00%) Wyse
4 1 (6.67%) Sophos
4 1 (6.67%) Siemens
4 1 (6.67%) MobileIron
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