The table below looks at the statistics for MCITP in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCITP over the 3 months to 30 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP)
Rank 101 116 108
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -8
Contract jobs citing MCITP 27 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.91% 0.16% 0.048%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.64% 0.86% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 3 0
Average daily rate
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£308 £378 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.65% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £332 £250 £248
% change year-on-year
+32.80% +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.75 £13.25 £15.63
% change year-on-year
+116.98% -15.20%
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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 Scotland region.

Qualifications Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
479 465 313
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 16.23% 18.83% 15.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 257 221 175
Average daily rate £350 £327 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.08% -6.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 11 11
Average hourly rate £29.09 £17.86 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+62.84% -55.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £11.75 £10.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £24.00 £44.00
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 Scotland

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

MCITP Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

MCITP
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

MCITP Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

MCITP
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MCITP across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 30 March 2015.

MCITP Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

MCITP
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MCITP across the Scotland region.

MCITP Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

MCITP
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MCITP within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 30 March 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Edinburgh - - - - 1
North Lanarkshire - - - -
MCITP
UK

MCITP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 41 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 35 (85.37%) Windows
3 34 (82.93%) Microsoft
4 30 (73.17%) MCSA
5 24 (58.54%) MCSE
6 23 (56.10%) VMware
7 22 (53.66%) SC Cleared
7 22 (53.66%) Security Cleared
8 20 (48.78%) Citrix
9 19 (46.34%) Active Directory
9 19 (46.34%) Windows 7
10 18 (43.90%) Windows Server 2008
10 18 (43.90%) SQL
11 17 (41.46%) Clustering
11 17 (41.46%) Windows Server 2003
12 16 (39.02%) WinRunner
12 16 (39.02%) TestDirector
12 16 (39.02%) QuickTest Pro
12 16 (39.02%) Veritas
12 16 (39.02%) McAfee
12 16 (39.02%) VMware ESX
12 16 (39.02%) Change Management
12 16 (39.02%) AIX
12 16 (39.02%) Windows XP
12 16 (39.02%) Hyper-V
12 16 (39.02%) Test Automation
12 16 (39.02%) HP Quality Center
12 16 (39.02%) McAfee ePO
12 16 (39.02%) Software Testing
12 16 (39.02%) MCTS

MCITP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 (2.44%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (4.88%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.44%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.88%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.44%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.44%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (39.02%) WinRunner
1 16 (39.02%) TestDirector
1 16 (39.02%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 4 (9.76%) Finance
2 1 (2.44%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (34.15%) Wintel Engineer
2 10 (24.39%) Test Engineer
3 5 (12.20%) Analyst
3 5 (12.20%) Test Analyst
4 3 (7.32%) Consultant
4 3 (7.32%) Applications Consultant
4 3 (7.32%) Desktop Support
4 3 (7.32%) Deskside Support
5 2 (4.88%) SQL Server DBA
5 2 (4.88%) SQL DBA
5 2 (4.88%) DBA
6 1 (2.44%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (2.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (2.44%) Coordinator
6 1 (2.44%) Tester
6 1 (2.44%) Server Engineer
6 1 (2.44%) Technical Tester
6 1 (2.44%) Windows Server Engineer
6 1 (2.44%) Test Leader
6 1 (2.44%) Build Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (19.51%) HTML
2 7 (17.07%) XML
3 1 (2.44%) .NET
3 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.44%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (41.46%) Clustering
2 16 (39.02%) PDA
3 8 (19.51%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (9.76%) Client/Server
4 4 (9.76%) Computer Science
5 3 (7.32%) CMDB
6 1 (2.44%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 35 (85.37%) Windows
2 19 (46.34%) Windows 7
3 18 (43.90%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (41.46%) Windows Server 2003
5 16 (39.02%) AIX
5 16 (39.02%) Windows XP
6 1 (2.44%) UNIX
6 1 (2.44%) Linux
6 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (39.02%) Change Management
1 16 (39.02%) Software Testing
1 16 (39.02%) Test Automation
2 14 (34.15%) Test Scripting
3 10 (24.39%) ITIL
4 7 (17.07%) Validation
4 7 (17.07%) High Availability
5 5 (12.20%) Migration
6 4 (9.76%) Data Protection
7 1 (2.44%) Knowledge Management
7 1 (2.44%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (2.44%) Project Management
7 1 (2.44%) CMMI
7 1 (2.44%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (2.44%) Investment Management
7 1 (2.44%) Fund Management
7 1 (2.44%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (2.44%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (43.90%) SQL
2 9 (21.95%) PowerShell
3 7 (17.07%) VBScript
4 1 (2.44%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.44%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 41 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 30 (73.17%) MCSA
3 24 (58.54%) MCSE
4 22 (53.66%) SC Cleared
4 22 (53.66%) Security Cleared
5 16 (39.02%) MCTS
6 15 (36.59%) ISTQB
7 5 (12.20%) Degree
8 3 (7.32%) A+ Certification
9 2 (4.88%) MCDBA
10 1 (2.44%) ISEB
10 1 (2.44%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (2.44%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 1 (2.44%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.32%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (46.34%) Active Directory
2 16 (39.02%) VMware ESX
2 16 (39.02%) Hyper-V
3 8 (19.51%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.44%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 16 (39.02%) HP Quality Center
1 16 (39.02%) McAfee ePO
2 15 (36.59%) Netcool
3 1 (2.44%) SCCM
Vendors
1 34 (82.93%) Microsoft
2 23 (56.10%) VMware
3 20 (48.78%) Citrix
4 16 (39.02%) Veritas
4 16 (39.02%) McAfee
5 6 (14.63%) HP
6 1 (2.44%) Altiris
6 1 (2.44%) Cisco