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 24 November 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
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP)
Rank 116 113 101
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -12
Contract jobs citing MCITP 9 6 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.32% 0.24% 0.42%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.85% 1.72% 2.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 6
Average daily rate
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£350 £275 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% +10.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £15.77 £17.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.23% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.75 £13.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+9.25% -40.00%
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
486 348 423
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 17.34% 13.83% 17.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 243 160 202
Average daily rate £338 £340 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.73% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £249 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £430 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 26 29
Average hourly rate £30.00 £17.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+76.47% -47.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.77 £11.50 £16.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £34.40 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -20.00%

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
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 24 November 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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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 -6 3 - -
Glasgow -8 1 £290 +5.45% 1
Aberdeen - - - -
MCITP
UK

MCITP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, 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 29 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 25 (86.21%) Microsoft
3 19 (65.52%) SC Cleared
3 19 (65.52%) Security Cleared
4 18 (62.07%) Windows
5 15 (51.72%) MCSE
5 15 (51.72%) Clustering
6 14 (48.28%) ISTQB
7 13 (44.83%) MCSA
7 13 (44.83%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (41.38%) PowerShell
8 12 (41.38%) HTML
9 11 (37.93%) Citrix
9 11 (37.93%) VMware
10 10 (34.48%) Windows Server 2003
10 10 (34.48%) MCTS
10 10 (34.48%) Active Directory
10 10 (34.48%) HP
10 10 (34.48%) SQL
10 10 (34.48%) HP Quality Center
11 9 (31.03%) .NET
11 9 (31.03%) Veritas
12 8 (27.59%) Change Management
12 8 (27.59%) VMware ESX
12 8 (27.59%) Netcool
12 8 (27.59%) McAfee
12 8 (27.59%) Software Testing
12 8 (27.59%) AIX
12 8 (27.59%) WinRunner
12 8 (27.59%) TestDirector

MCITP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, 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 3 (10.34%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.90%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (6.90%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (27.59%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.24%) DNS
2 2 (6.90%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.79%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.45%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 8 (27.59%) WinRunner
1 8 (27.59%) TestDirector
1 8 (27.59%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 4 (13.79%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (24.14%) Wintel Engineer
2 6 (20.69%) Test Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) Test Specialist
3 3 (10.34%) Security Specialist
4 2 (6.90%) Deskside Support
4 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 2 (6.90%) SharePoint Specialist
4 2 (6.90%) Test Leader
4 2 (6.90%) SQL DBA
4 2 (6.90%) DBA
4 2 (6.90%) Desktop Support
4 2 (6.90%) Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Test Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Test Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) SQL Server DBA
5 1 (3.45%) Consultant
5 1 (3.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Wintel Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (41.38%) HTML
2 9 (31.03%) .NET
3 7 (24.14%) ASP.NET
3 7 (24.14%) JSP
4 5 (17.24%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (51.72%) Clustering
2 8 (27.59%) PDA
3 6 (20.69%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (6.90%) CMDB
5 1 (3.45%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 18 (62.07%) Windows
2 13 (44.83%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (34.48%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (27.59%) Windows 7
4 8 (27.59%) Windows XP
4 8 (27.59%) AIX
5 5 (17.24%) Linux
5 5 (17.24%) UNIX
6 3 (10.34%) Windows 2000 Server
6 3 (10.34%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (27.59%) Change Management
1 8 (27.59%) Software Testing
1 8 (27.59%) Test Automation
2 7 (24.14%) Security Testing
2 7 (24.14%) Test Scripting
2 7 (24.14%) ITIL
3 5 (17.24%) High Availability
4 3 (10.34%) Data Protection
5 2 (6.90%) Load Balancing
6 1 (3.45%) Fund Management
6 1 (3.45%) Investment Management
6 1 (3.45%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (3.45%) Validation
6 1 (3.45%) Migration
6 1 (3.45%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 12 (41.38%) PowerShell
2 10 (34.48%) SQL
3 7 (24.14%) JavaScript
4 5 (17.24%) VBScript
5 1 (3.45%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (65.52%) SC Cleared
2 19 (65.52%) Security Cleared
3 15 (51.72%) MCSE
4 14 (48.28%) ISTQB
5 13 (44.83%) MCSA
6 10 (34.48%) MCTS
7 7 (24.14%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (24.14%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 7 (24.14%) DV Cleared
8 2 (6.90%) MCDBA
8 2 (6.90%) A+ Certification
9 1 (3.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (34.48%) Active Directory
2 8 (27.59%) VMware ESX
2 8 (27.59%) Hyper-V
3 6 (20.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (34.48%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (27.59%) McAfee ePO
2 8 (27.59%) Netcool
Vendors
1 25 (86.21%) Microsoft
2 11 (37.93%) Citrix
2 11 (37.93%) VMware
3 10 (34.48%) HP
4 9 (31.03%) Veritas
5 8 (27.59%) McAfee
6 7 (24.14%) Cisco
7 2 (6.90%) Oracle
Erskine, Renfrewshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £358.08 per day
Posted: 5 days ago