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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP)
Rank 124 134 117
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -17
Contract jobs citing MCITP 14 2 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.56% 0.062% 0.61%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.74% 0.42% 2.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 1 8
Median daily rate £265 £355 £346
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.35% +2.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £355 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £355 £376
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £348 £320
% change year-on-year
-5.17% +8.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £36.00 £18.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+94.59% +15.62%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £15.77 £15.75
% change year-on-year
+121.94% +0.12%
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
511 476 625
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 20.37% 14.87% 22.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 323 235 313
Median daily rate £325 £340 £347
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.41% -2.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £450 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £353
% change year-on-year
- +6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 19 27
Median hourly rate £41.00 £21.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+90.69% +26.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.43 £13.25 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £50.00 £21.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.25 £23.75 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+31.57% +31.94%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 -12 7 £295 -16.90%
Edinburgh - 3 £245 -
Glasgow - 2 £290 -
North Lanarkshire - 2 £160 -
MCITP
UK

MCITP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 45 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 43 (95.56%) Microsoft
3 40 (88.89%) Windows
4 38 (84.44%) Active Directory
5 37 (82.22%) MCTS
6 35 (77.78%) SQL
7 32 (71.11%) MCSA
7 32 (71.11%) ISTQB
7 32 (71.11%) Security Cleared
8 31 (68.89%) MCSE
9 30 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
9 30 (66.67%) Windows 7
10 29 (64.44%) Citrix
11 28 (62.22%) Windows XP
11 28 (62.22%) AIX
11 28 (62.22%) Change Management
11 28 (62.22%) Veritas
11 28 (62.22%) Windows Server 2003
11 28 (62.22%) Netcool
11 28 (62.22%) Intel Security
11 28 (62.22%) Clustering
11 28 (62.22%) Test Scripting
11 28 (62.22%) Software Testing
11 28 (62.22%) McAfee ePO
12 27 (60.00%) Hyper-V
13 25 (55.56%) Smoke Testing
14 23 (51.11%) VMware
15 22 (48.89%) HP Quality Center
15 22 (48.89%) SC Cleared
16 21 (46.67%) Test Automation

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 8 (17.78%) SharePoint
2 7 (15.56%) Exchange Server 2010
2 7 (15.56%) Exchange Server 2013
2 7 (15.56%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 9 (20.00%) MS Office
2 6 (13.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.22%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 14 (31.11%) Office 365
2 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.22%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.56%) DNS
1 7 (15.56%) Firewall
2 1 (2.22%) Cisco Wireless
2 1 (2.22%) LAN
2 1 (2.22%) SMS
2 1 (2.22%) WAN
2 1 (2.22%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.56%) SQL Server
1 7 (15.56%) SQL Server 2008
1 7 (15.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 21 (46.67%) HP UFT
1 21 (46.67%) TestDirector
1 21 (46.67%) WinRunner
2 7 (15.56%) StarTeam
General
1 1 (2.22%) Finance
1 1 (2.22%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 22 (48.89%) Analyst
1 22 (48.89%) Test Analyst
2 14 (31.11%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 14 (31.11%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
3 7 (15.56%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
4 4 (8.89%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 4 (8.89%) Test Manager
5 3 (6.67%) Tester
6 2 (4.44%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Consultant
6 2 (4.44%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (4.44%) Infrastructure Test Manager
6 2 (4.44%) Infrastructure Tester
6 2 (4.44%) Integration Test Analyst
6 2 (4.44%) Network Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Office 365 Consultant
6 2 (4.44%) Security Analyst
6 2 (4.44%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (4.44%) Senior Test Analyst
6 2 (4.44%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.89%) .NET
1 4 (8.89%) ASP.NET
1 4 (8.89%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 28 (62.22%) Clustering
2 19 (42.22%) PDA
3 13 (28.89%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.44%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.22%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 40 (88.89%) Windows
2 30 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 30 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 28 (62.22%) AIX
3 28 (62.22%) Windows Server 2003
3 28 (62.22%) Windows XP
4 13 (28.89%) Windows Server
5 7 (15.56%) Windows 10
5 7 (15.56%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (11.11%) Unix
7 4 (8.89%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (62.22%) Change Management
1 28 (62.22%) Software Testing
1 28 (62.22%) Test Scripting
2 25 (55.56%) Smoke Testing
3 21 (46.67%) Test Automation
4 7 (15.56%) Content Management
4 7 (15.56%) Load Balancing
5 6 (13.33%) Server Virtualisation
6 4 (8.89%) ITIL
6 4 (8.89%) Security Testing
7 3 (6.67%) Migration
8 2 (4.44%) Customer Engagement
8 2 (4.44%) High Availability
8 2 (4.44%) Mentoring
8 2 (4.44%) Records Management
9 1 (2.22%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (2.22%) Data Migration
9 1 (2.22%) Knowledge Management
9 1 (2.22%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 35 (77.78%) SQL
2 11 (24.44%) PowerShell
3 3 (6.67%) JavaScript
3 3 (6.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 45 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 37 (82.22%) MCTS
3 32 (71.11%) ISTQB
3 32 (71.11%) MCSA
3 32 (71.11%) Security Cleared
4 31 (68.89%) MCSE
5 22 (48.89%) SC Cleared
6 8 (17.78%) MCP
7 7 (15.56%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (11.11%) ISEB
9 4 (8.89%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 4 (8.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 3 (6.67%) CCNA
10 3 (6.67%) Degree
11 2 (4.44%) A+ Certification
11 2 (4.44%) ACSA
11 2 (4.44%) CCENT
11 2 (4.44%) Network+ Certification
11 2 (4.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 38 (84.44%) Active Directory
2 27 (60.00%) Hyper-V
3 21 (46.67%) VMware ESX
4 10 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (2.22%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 28 (62.22%) McAfee ePO
1 28 (62.22%) Netcool
2 22 (48.89%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (4.44%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.22%) SCCM
4 1 (2.22%) WSUS
Vendors
1 43 (95.56%) Microsoft
2 29 (64.44%) Citrix
3 28 (62.22%) Intel Security
3 28 (62.22%) Veritas
4 23 (51.11%) VMware
5 6 (13.33%) Cisco
6 5 (11.11%) HP
7 2 (4.44%) Apple
7 2 (4.44%) Symantec
8 1 (2.22%) Juniper