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 December 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 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP)
Rank 104 93 121
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +28
Contract jobs citing MCITP 15 40 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.76% 1.38% 0.35%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.06% 7.33% 1.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 23 6
Median daily rate £270 £305 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.47% -12.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £256 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £348 £359
UK excluding London median daily rate £347 £350 £358
% change year-on-year
-0.85% -2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £15.77
UK excluding London median hourly rate £57.50 £21.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+167.44% +38.70%
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
490 546 507
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 24.80% 18.90% 17.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 314 301 263
Median daily rate £330 £320 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £195 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £438 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £392 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.57% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 12 27
Median hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £15.25 £15.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £46.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- +44.73%

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 December 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 December 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 -16 13 £275 -10.56%
Glasgow 0 2 £195 -35.00%
MCITP
UK

MCITP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 27 (100.00%) Windows
1 27 (100.00%) MCSE
1 27 (100.00%) MCSA
1 27 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 27 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 27 (100.00%) MCTS
1 27 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 24 (88.89%) Office 365
2 24 (88.89%) Citrix
3 23 (85.19%) Windows XP
3 23 (85.19%) Windows Server 2003
3 23 (85.19%) Windows Server 2008
4 22 (81.48%) ISTQB
4 22 (81.48%) Software Testing
4 22 (81.48%) Change Management
4 22 (81.48%) Clustering
4 22 (81.48%) Veritas
4 22 (81.48%) Netcool
4 22 (81.48%) Intel Security
4 22 (81.48%) Active Directory
4 22 (81.48%) AIX
4 22 (81.48%) SQL
4 22 (81.48%) Windows Server 2012
4 22 (81.48%) McAfee ePO
5 21 (77.78%) SharePoint
5 21 (77.78%) Hyper-V
5 21 (77.78%) StarTeam
6 20 (74.07%) MS Office
6 20 (74.07%) Windows 10
6 20 (74.07%) Server Virtualisation

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 21 (77.78%) SharePoint
2 2 (7.41%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 20 (74.07%) MS Office
2 4 (14.81%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 24 (88.89%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) Internet
2 1 (3.70%) Cisco Wireless
2 1 (3.70%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 21 (77.78%) StarTeam
2 1 (3.70%) HP UFT
2 1 (3.70%) TestDirector
2 1 (3.70%) WinRunner
General
1 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (55.56%) Analyst
1 15 (55.56%) Test Analyst
2 8 (29.63%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 8 (29.63%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
3 5 (18.52%) Tester
4 2 (7.41%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (7.41%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
4 2 (7.41%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Support
4 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Tester
4 2 (7.41%) Network Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Support Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Hardware Tester
5 1 (3.70%) Lead Test Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Senior Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 22 (81.48%) Clustering
2 7 (25.93%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.41%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.70%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 27 (100.00%) Windows
1 27 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 23 (85.19%) Windows Server 2003
2 23 (85.19%) Windows Server 2008
2 23 (85.19%) Windows XP
3 22 (81.48%) AIX
3 22 (81.48%) Windows Server 2012
4 20 (74.07%) Windows 10
5 9 (33.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (81.48%) Change Management
1 22 (81.48%) Software Testing
2 20 (74.07%) Server Virtualisation
3 19 (70.37%) Test Scripting
4 18 (66.67%) Smoke Testing
5 2 (7.41%) Customer Engagement
5 2 (7.41%) ITIL
5 2 (7.41%) Mentoring
5 2 (7.41%) Migration
5 2 (7.41%) Service Delivery
6 1 (3.70%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 22 (81.48%) SQL
2 1 (3.70%) C
Qualifications
1 27 (100.00%) MCSA
1 27 (100.00%) MCSE
1 27 (100.00%) MCTS
1 27 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (81.48%) ISTQB
3 11 (40.74%) Security Cleared
4 7 (25.93%) SC Cleared
5 5 (18.52%) BPSS Clearance
6 4 (14.81%) A+ Certification
6 4 (14.81%) ACSA
6 4 (14.81%) CCENT
6 4 (14.81%) CCNA
6 4 (14.81%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (14.81%) Network+ Certification
6 4 (14.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (81.48%) Active Directory
2 21 (77.78%) Hyper-V
3 3 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.70%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 22 (81.48%) McAfee ePO
1 22 (81.48%) Netcool
2 4 (14.81%) Backup Exec
3 2 (7.41%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (7.41%) SCCM
4 1 (3.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 27 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 24 (88.89%) Citrix
3 22 (81.48%) Intel Security
3 22 (81.48%) Veritas
4 5 (18.52%) VMware
5 4 (14.81%) Apple
5 4 (14.81%) Cisco
5 4 (14.81%) Symantec
6 2 (7.41%) Sophos
7 1 (3.70%) Juniper