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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP)
Rank 112 118 134
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +16
Contract jobs citing MCITP 25 14 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.79% 0.47% 0.27%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.02% 2.76% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 3 5
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£311 £225 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.33% -40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £203 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £225 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £275 £323
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -14.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 2
Average hourly rate £18.50 £26.00 £24.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.84% +5.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £10.50 £22.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £30.10 £26.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.77 £14.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+12.64% -15.15%
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
622 507 657
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 19.56% 17.14% 19.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 338 237 339
Average daily rate £380 £305 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.59% -17.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £220 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £479 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 52 48
Average hourly rate £22.25 £26.00 £17.17
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.42% +51.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £10.50 £11.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £41.00 £28.67
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.08%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014. 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 -9 13 £320 +62.02% 4
Cheshire +15 9 £305 +35.55% 3
Merseyside - 1 - -
Lancashire - - - - 1
MCITP
England

MCITP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 42 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 32 (76.19%) Windows
3 29 (69.05%) MCSE
4 24 (57.14%) Microsoft
4 24 (57.14%) Active Directory
4 24 (57.14%) MCTS
5 23 (54.76%) Windows Server 2008
6 22 (52.38%) Windows Server 2003
7 16 (38.10%) DNS
7 16 (38.10%) VMware
8 15 (35.71%) SQL Server
9 14 (33.33%) SQL
9 14 (33.33%) .NET
9 14 (33.33%) MCSA
9 14 (33.33%) TCP/IP
9 14 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
9 14 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
10 13 (30.95%) Hyper-V
10 13 (30.95%) PowerShell
10 13 (30.95%) SharePoint 2010
10 13 (30.95%) Clustering
10 13 (30.95%) Load Balancing
10 13 (30.95%) SharePoint
10 13 (30.95%) ITIL
10 13 (30.95%) SAN
11 12 (28.57%) Symantec
11 12 (28.57%) MCP
11 12 (28.57%) IIS
11 12 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
12 11 (26.19%) Cisco

MCITP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 13 (30.95%) SharePoint 2010
1 13 (30.95%) SharePoint
2 12 (28.57%) IIS
3 8 (19.05%) MS Exchange
4 5 (11.90%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (11.90%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (2.38%) Lync
Applications
1 4 (9.52%) MS Office
2 2 (4.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 16 (38.10%) DNS
2 14 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 13 (30.95%) SAN
4 7 (16.67%) Firewall
5 6 (14.29%) WAN
6 4 (9.52%) Network Security
7 3 (7.14%) LAN
7 3 (7.14%) DHCP
7 3 (7.14%) VPN
8 2 (4.76%) IP Telephony
8 2 (4.76%) Wireless
8 2 (4.76%) DMZ
8 2 (4.76%) DSL
8 2 (4.76%) Internet
8 2 (4.76%) Ethernet
8 2 (4.76%) NAS
9 1 (2.38%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (35.71%) SQL Server
2 14 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 14 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 2 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.38%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.38%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
4 1 (2.38%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (4.76%) MSI
1 2 (4.76%) InstallShield
2 1 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (2.38%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (19.05%) Finance
2 4 (9.52%) Banking
3 1 (2.38%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.38%) Retail
3 1 (2.38%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (16.67%) Consultant
1 7 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 6 (14.29%) Support Consultant
3 5 (11.90%) Network Security Manager
3 5 (11.90%) Administrator
3 5 (11.90%) 3rd Line Support
3 5 (11.90%) Developer
3 5 (11.90%) Network Manager
3 5 (11.90%) Security Manager
4 4 (9.52%) SharePoint Developer
4 4 (9.52%) Analyst
4 4 (9.52%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) IT Support
5 3 (7.14%) Infrastructure Support Consultant
5 3 (7.14%) Support Analyst
5 3 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 3 (7.14%) SharePoint Administrator
6 2 (4.76%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (33.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (30.95%) Clustering
2 1 (2.38%) EqualLogic
2 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.38%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 32 (76.19%) Windows
2 23 (54.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 22 (52.38%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (14.29%) Windows 7
5 4 (9.52%) Windows XP
5 4 (9.52%) Android
6 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.38%) Windows NT
6 1 (2.38%) Windows 2000
6 1 (2.38%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (30.95%) Load Balancing
1 13 (30.95%) ITIL
2 6 (14.29%) Incident Management
3 5 (11.90%) Problem Management
4 3 (7.14%) Capacity Management
4 3 (7.14%) People Management
4 3 (7.14%) Service Management
4 3 (7.14%) Change Management
5 2 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (4.76%) Data Modelling
5 2 (4.76%) Time Management
5 2 (4.76%) Performance Management
6 1 (2.38%) Dimensional Modelling
6 1 (2.38%) Line Management
6 1 (2.38%) Mentoring
6 1 (2.38%) Coaching
6 1 (2.38%) CRM
6 1 (2.38%) ETL
6 1 (2.38%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 14 (33.33%) SQL
2 13 (30.95%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.38%) C#
3 1 (2.38%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 42 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 29 (69.05%) MCSE
3 24 (57.14%) MCTS
4 14 (33.33%) MCSA
5 12 (28.57%) MCP
6 8 (19.05%) CCNA
6 8 (19.05%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 5 (11.90%) ACSP
8 5 (11.90%) RHCE
8 5 (11.90%) CCDP
8 5 (11.90%) CCNP
8 5 (11.90%) CCIP
8 5 (11.90%) IBM Certification
8 5 (11.90%) ACSA
8 5 (11.90%) MCDST
9 4 (9.52%) Degree
10 3 (7.14%) VCP5
11 2 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (2.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (4.76%) SLA
3 1 (2.38%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.38%) QA
System Software
1 24 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 13 (30.95%) Hyper-V
3 12 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (11.90%) VMware ESX
5 2 (4.76%) XenApp
6 1 (2.38%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (21.43%) Backup Exec
2 7 (16.67%) SCCM
3 5 (11.90%) SCOM
4 1 (2.38%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (2.38%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 24 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 16 (38.10%) VMware
3 12 (28.57%) Symantec
4 11 (26.19%) Cisco
5 9 (21.43%) HP
6 7 (16.67%) EMC
6 7 (16.67%) Apple
7 6 (14.29%) Citrix
8 5 (11.90%) IBM
8 5 (11.90%) Juniper
9 4 (9.52%) Red Hat
9 4 (9.52%) Sophos
10 3 (7.14%) Veeam
10 3 (7.14%) SolarWinds
10 3 (7.14%) Avaya
11 2 (4.76%) McAfee
11 2 (4.76%) Adobe
11 2 (4.76%) Meru Networks
12 1 (2.38%) Dell
12 1 (2.38%) NetApp
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