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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP)
Rank 122 133 119
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -14
Contract jobs citing MCITP 26 2 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.88% 0.066% 0.37%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.47% 0.41% 1.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 1 1
Median daily rate £295 £355 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.90% +9.23%
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Median hourly rate £36.00 - £16.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £17.50 £15.75
% change year-on-year
+102.85% +11.11%
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
749 490 534
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 25.32% 16.25% 19.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 434 239 264
Median daily rate £330 £335 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.49% +1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £450 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 23 28
Median hourly rate £40.00 £27.44 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.77% +52.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.40 £12.10 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £40.25 £24.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £24.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+18.75% +20.00%

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 29 June 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 29 June 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 -22 18 £295 -16.90%
Glasgow +8 5 £325 -
Edinburgh - 3 £245 - 1
MCITP
UK

MCITP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 49 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 47 (95.92%) Microsoft
3 44 (89.80%) Active Directory
3 44 (89.80%) Windows
4 41 (83.67%) SQL
4 41 (83.67%) MCTS
5 37 (75.51%) ISTQB
6 36 (73.47%) Windows Server 2008
6 36 (73.47%) MCSA
7 35 (71.43%) Citrix
7 35 (71.43%) MCSE
7 35 (71.43%) Security Cleared
8 34 (69.39%) Windows 7
8 34 (69.39%) McAfee ePO
8 34 (69.39%) Software Testing
8 34 (69.39%) Test Scripting
8 34 (69.39%) Change Management
8 34 (69.39%) Veritas
8 34 (69.39%) Windows Server 2003
8 34 (69.39%) Netcool
8 34 (69.39%) Intel Security
8 34 (69.39%) Clustering
8 34 (69.39%) Windows XP
8 34 (69.39%) AIX
9 33 (67.35%) Hyper-V
10 29 (59.18%) HP Quality Center
11 28 (57.14%) Test Automation
11 28 (57.14%) WinRunner
11 28 (57.14%) TestDirector
11 28 (57.14%) HP UFT

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 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
1 7 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
1 7 (14.29%) MS Exchange
1 7 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (16.33%) MS Office
2 6 (12.24%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.04%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 13 (26.53%) Office 365
2 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.04%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.29%) DNS
1 7 (14.29%) Firewall
2 1 (2.04%) LAN
2 1 (2.04%) SMS
2 1 (2.04%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 7 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
1 7 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 28 (57.14%) HP UFT
1 28 (57.14%) TestDirector
1 28 (57.14%) WinRunner
2 6 (12.24%) StarTeam
General
1 1 (2.04%) Finance
1 1 (2.04%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 25 (51.02%) Analyst
1 25 (51.02%) Test Analyst
2 17 (34.69%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 17 (34.69%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
3 7 (14.29%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
4 5 (10.20%) Tester
5 4 (8.16%) Infrastructure Tester
5 4 (8.16%) Test Manager
6 2 (4.08%) Consultant
6 2 (4.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (4.08%) Infrastructure Test Manager
6 2 (4.08%) Integration Analyst
6 2 (4.08%) Integration Test Analyst
6 2 (4.08%) Office 365 Consultant
6 2 (4.08%) Security Analyst
6 2 (4.08%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (4.08%) Senior Test Analyst
6 2 (4.08%) Test Specialist
6 2 (4.08%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.16%) .NET
1 4 (8.16%) ASP.NET
1 4 (8.16%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 34 (69.39%) Clustering
2 26 (53.06%) PDA
3 17 (34.69%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.08%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.04%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 44 (89.80%) Windows
2 36 (73.47%) Windows Server 2008
3 34 (69.39%) AIX
3 34 (69.39%) Windows 7
3 34 (69.39%) Windows Server 2003
3 34 (69.39%) Windows XP
4 11 (22.45%) Windows Server
5 6 (12.24%) Windows 10
5 6 (12.24%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (10.20%) Unix
7 4 (8.16%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (69.39%) Change Management
1 34 (69.39%) Software Testing
1 34 (69.39%) Test Scripting
2 28 (57.14%) Test Automation
3 7 (14.29%) Content Management
3 7 (14.29%) Load Balancing
4 5 (10.20%) Server Virtualisation
5 4 (8.16%) Security Testing
6 2 (4.08%) High Availability
6 2 (4.08%) ITIL
6 2 (4.08%) Records Management
7 1 (2.04%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (2.04%) Data Migration
7 1 (2.04%) Knowledge Management
7 1 (2.04%) Migration
7 1 (2.04%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 41 (83.67%) SQL
2 11 (22.45%) PowerShell
3 3 (6.12%) JavaScript
3 3 (6.12%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 49 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 41 (83.67%) MCTS
3 37 (75.51%) ISTQB
4 36 (73.47%) MCSA
5 35 (71.43%) MCSE
5 35 (71.43%) Security Cleared
6 23 (46.94%) SC Cleared
7 8 (16.33%) MCP
8 5 (10.20%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (10.20%) ISEB
9 4 (8.16%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 4 (8.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 3 (6.12%) Degree
11 1 (2.04%) CCNA
System Software
1 44 (89.80%) Active Directory
2 33 (67.35%) Hyper-V
3 28 (57.14%) VMware ESX
4 12 (24.49%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (2.04%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 34 (69.39%) McAfee ePO
1 34 (69.39%) Netcool
2 29 (59.18%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (2.04%) SCCM
3 1 (2.04%) WSUS
Vendors
1 47 (95.92%) Microsoft
2 35 (71.43%) Citrix
3 34 (69.39%) Intel Security
3 34 (69.39%) Veritas
4 28 (57.14%) VMware
5 5 (10.20%) HP
6 4 (8.16%) Cisco