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 3 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP)
Rank 116 117 119
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +2
Contract jobs citing MCITP 32 15 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.07% 0.50% 0.19%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.35% 3.04% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 8 3
Median daily rate £295 £308 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.06% -18.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £220 £344
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £350 £379
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+12.30% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £36.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.93 £21.50 £15.75
% change year-on-year
-25.93% +36.50%
MCITP
UK

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
736 493 504
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 24.66% 16.47% 18.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 413 254 236
Median daily rate £332 £347 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.45% +6.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £451 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 32 20
Median hourly rate £37.50 £27.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% +52.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £12.10 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.90 £49.60 £25.00
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 Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing MCITP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 3 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MCITP within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 3 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
Renfrewshire -19 24 £273 -21.50%
Glasgow +4 7 £396 +28.86% 1
MCITP
UK

MCITP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 3 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 Scotland region with a requirement for MCITP.

1 54 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 53 (98.15%) Microsoft
3 45 (83.33%) Active Directory
3 45 (83.33%) Windows
4 43 (79.63%) MCTS
5 42 (77.78%) SQL
6 41 (75.93%) ISTQB
7 39 (72.22%) Security Cleared
8 38 (70.37%) Windows Server 2008
8 38 (70.37%) MCSA
9 37 (68.52%) Test Scripting
9 37 (68.52%) HP Quality Center
10 36 (66.67%) Windows 7
10 36 (66.67%) Test Automation
10 36 (66.67%) MCSE
10 36 (66.67%) WinRunner
10 36 (66.67%) TestDirector
10 36 (66.67%) HP UFT
10 36 (66.67%) Windows XP
10 36 (66.67%) Software Testing
10 36 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
10 36 (66.67%) Change Management
10 36 (66.67%) VMware
11 35 (64.81%) VMware ESX
11 35 (64.81%) Clustering
11 35 (64.81%) Netcool
11 35 (64.81%) Intel Security
11 35 (64.81%) AIX
11 35 (64.81%) Veritas
11 35 (64.81%) Citrix

MCITP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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 7 (12.96%) Exchange Server 2010
1 7 (12.96%) Exchange Server 2013
1 7 (12.96%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (18.52%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.56%) MS Office
3 1 (1.85%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.96%) Office 365
2 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.85%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.96%) DNS
1 7 (12.96%) Firewall
2 1 (1.85%) LAN
2 1 (1.85%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.96%) SQL Server
1 7 (12.96%) SQL Server 2008
1 7 (12.96%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 36 (66.67%) HP UFT
1 36 (66.67%) TestDirector
1 36 (66.67%) WinRunner
Job Titles
1 29 (53.70%) Analyst
1 29 (53.70%) Test Analyst
2 20 (37.04%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 20 (37.04%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
3 10 (18.52%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
4 6 (11.11%) Tester
5 5 (9.26%) Test Specialist
6 4 (7.41%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 4 (7.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (7.41%) Infrastructure Tester
6 4 (7.41%) Test Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) Integration Analyst
7 3 (5.56%) Integration Specialist
7 3 (5.56%) Integration Test Analyst
7 3 (5.56%) Security Specialist
7 3 (5.56%) Test Manager
8 2 (3.70%) Consultant
8 2 (3.70%) Infrastructure Manager
8 2 (3.70%) Infrastructure Test Manager
8 2 (3.70%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (14.81%) .NET
1 8 (14.81%) ASP.NET
1 8 (14.81%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 35 (64.81%) Clustering
2 32 (59.26%) PDA
3 16 (29.63%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.85%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 45 (83.33%) Windows
2 38 (70.37%) Windows Server 2008
3 36 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 36 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 36 (66.67%) Windows XP
4 35 (64.81%) AIX
5 11 (20.37%) Windows Server
6 9 (16.67%) Unix
7 8 (14.81%) Linux
8 1 (1.85%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (68.52%) Test Scripting
2 36 (66.67%) Change Management
2 36 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 36 (66.67%) Test Automation
3 8 (14.81%) Security Testing
4 7 (12.96%) Content Management
4 7 (12.96%) Load Balancing
5 3 (5.56%) Knowledge Management
5 3 (5.56%) Records Management
6 2 (3.70%) High Availability
6 2 (3.70%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 42 (77.78%) SQL
2 15 (27.78%) PowerShell
3 7 (12.96%) JavaScript
4 3 (5.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 54 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 43 (79.63%) MCTS
3 41 (75.93%) ISTQB
4 39 (72.22%) Security Cleared
5 38 (70.37%) MCSA
6 36 (66.67%) MCSE
7 27 (50.00%) SC Cleared
8 9 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (16.67%) ISEB
9 8 (14.81%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 8 (14.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 7 (12.96%) MCP
11 3 (5.56%) Degree
12 2 (3.70%) CCNA
13 1 (1.85%) CCNP
13 1 (1.85%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 45 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 35 (64.81%) Hyper-V
2 35 (64.81%) VMware ESX
3 13 (24.07%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 37 (68.52%) HP Quality Center
2 35 (64.81%) McAfee ePO
2 35 (64.81%) Netcool
Vendors
1 53 (98.15%) Microsoft
2 36 (66.67%) VMware
3 35 (64.81%) Citrix
3 35 (64.81%) Intel Security
3 35 (64.81%) Veritas
4 9 (16.67%) HP
5 8 (14.81%) Cisco