The table below looks at the statistics for MCITP in IT contracts advertised for the Renfrewshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCITP over the 3 months to 17 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP)
Rank 19 21 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs citing MCITP 5 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 4.76% 3.19% -
As % of the Qualifications category 7.04% 3.57% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 0
Average daily rate
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£347 £378 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.07% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £225
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £13.25 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+220.75% -26.38%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Renfrewshire region.

Qualifications Category
Renfrewshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
71 84 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 67.62% 89.36% 89.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 59 51
Average daily rate £347 £330 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.29% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £264 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £418 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -28.00%

MCITP
Jobs Demand Trend in Renfrewshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MCITP across the Renfrewshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

MCITP Jobs Demand Trend in Renfrewshire

MCITP
Daily Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MCITP across the Renfrewshire region.

MCITP Daily Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Renfrewshire 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 16 (100.00%) Windows
1 16 (100.00%) MCSA
1 16 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (93.75%) Microsoft
3 11 (68.75%) VMware
3 11 (68.75%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (68.75%) Windows 7
4 10 (62.50%) HP Quality Center
4 10 (62.50%) Hyper-V
4 10 (62.50%) Test Automation
4 10 (62.50%) Test Scripting
4 10 (62.50%) McAfee ePO
4 10 (62.50%) VMware ESX
4 10 (62.50%) Clustering
4 10 (62.50%) Software Testing
4 10 (62.50%) MCTS
4 10 (62.50%) PDA
4 10 (62.50%) Citrix
4 10 (62.50%) Change Management
4 10 (62.50%) WinRunner
4 10 (62.50%) TestDirector
4 10 (62.50%) QuickTest Pro
4 10 (62.50%) Veritas
4 10 (62.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (62.50%) Netcool
4 10 (62.50%) McAfee
4 10 (62.50%) Windows XP
4 10 (62.50%) AIX
4 10 (62.50%) MCSE
4 10 (62.50%) SQL

MCITP
Top Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Renfrewshire 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.

Development Applications
1 10 (62.50%) WinRunner
1 10 (62.50%) TestDirector
1 10 (62.50%) QuickTest Pro
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Test Engineer
2 6 (37.50%) Wintel Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Test Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Tester
4 1 (6.25%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) HTML
1 5 (31.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (62.50%) Clustering
1 10 (62.50%) PDA
2 6 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (18.75%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (68.75%) Windows Server 2008
2 11 (68.75%) Windows 7
3 10 (62.50%) AIX
3 10 (62.50%) Windows XP
3 10 (62.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) Software Testing
1 10 (62.50%) Test Scripting
1 10 (62.50%) Test Automation
1 10 (62.50%) Change Management
2 5 (31.25%) Validation
2 5 (31.25%) ITIL
2 5 (31.25%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 10 (62.50%) SQL
2 6 (37.50%) PowerShell
3 5 (31.25%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 16 (100.00%) MCSA
1 16 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (62.50%) MCTS
2 10 (62.50%) MCSE
3 9 (56.25%) ISTQB
4 8 (50.00%) SC Cleared
4 8 (50.00%) Security Cleared
5 3 (18.75%) Degree
System Software
1 10 (62.50%) VMware ESX
1 10 (62.50%) Hyper-V
2 5 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
3 1 (6.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (62.50%) Netcool
1 10 (62.50%) HP Quality Center
1 10 (62.50%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 15 (93.75%) Microsoft
2 11 (68.75%) VMware
3 10 (62.50%) Citrix
3 10 (62.50%) Veritas
3 10 (62.50%) McAfee
4 3 (18.75%) HP