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 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP)
Rank 113 132 108
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -24
Contract jobs citing MCITP 12 5 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.53% 0.15% 0.73%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.72% 1.07% 3.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 9
Median daily rate £255 £270 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -22.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £270 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £270 £376
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £375 £336
% change year-on-year
-12.00% +11.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 1
Median hourly rate £19.50 £19.75 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.26% +25.23%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.77 £15.77
% change year-on-year
-4.88% -
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
441 467 575
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 19.51% 14.38% 20.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 265 237 282
Median daily rate £325 £350 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +1.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £450 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £377 £355
% change year-on-year
-0.39% +6.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 13 21
Median hourly rate £21.50 £21.00 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.38% +33.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.43 £18.50 £11.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £40.00 £43.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +13.00%

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 30 August 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 30 August 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 - 4 £283 -
North Lanarkshire - 4 £160 -
Glasgow +13 2 £290 +7.40%
Edinburgh - 2 £245 -
MCITP
UK

MCITP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 39 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 37 (94.87%) Microsoft
3 34 (87.18%) Windows
4 31 (79.49%) MCTS
5 30 (76.92%) Active Directory
6 27 (69.23%) SQL
7 26 (66.67%) MCSA
8 25 (64.10%) MCSE
8 25 (64.10%) ISTQB
9 24 (61.54%) Security Cleared
9 24 (61.54%) Windows 7
10 23 (58.97%) Citrix
11 22 (56.41%) Windows Server 2008
11 22 (56.41%) Test Scripting
12 20 (51.28%) Software Testing
12 20 (51.28%) McAfee ePO
12 20 (51.28%) Windows XP
12 20 (51.28%) AIX
12 20 (51.28%) Veritas
12 20 (51.28%) Windows Server 2003
12 20 (51.28%) Netcool
12 20 (51.28%) Intel Security
12 20 (51.28%) Change Management
12 20 (51.28%) Clustering
13 19 (48.72%) Hyper-V
13 19 (48.72%) Smoke Testing
14 17 (43.59%) SC Cleared
14 17 (43.59%) VMware
15 16 (41.03%) Office 365
16 15 (38.46%) Windows Server

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 9 (23.08%) MS Exchange
2 8 (20.51%) SharePoint
3 7 (17.95%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (17.95%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 9 (23.08%) MS Office
2 7 (17.95%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.56%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 16 (41.03%) Office 365
2 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.56%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.95%) DNS
1 7 (17.95%) Firewall
2 2 (5.13%) Internet
3 1 (2.56%) Cisco Wireless
3 1 (2.56%) LAN
3 1 (2.56%) SMS
3 1 (2.56%) WAN
3 1 (2.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.95%) SQL Server
1 7 (17.95%) SQL Server 2008
1 7 (17.95%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 13 (33.33%) HP UFT
1 13 (33.33%) TestDirector
1 13 (33.33%) WinRunner
2 7 (17.95%) StarTeam
General
1 1 (2.56%) Finance
1 1 (2.56%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 15 (38.46%) Analyst
1 15 (38.46%) Test Analyst
2 8 (20.51%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 8 (20.51%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
3 5 (12.82%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
4 4 (10.26%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 4 (10.26%) Test Manager
5 3 (7.69%) Tester
6 2 (5.13%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (5.13%) Consultant
6 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Tester
6 2 (5.13%) Integration Test Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Network Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Security Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Senior Test Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Support Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Test Specialist
6 2 (5.13%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.26%) .NET
1 4 (10.26%) ASP.NET
1 4 (10.26%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (51.28%) Clustering
2 12 (30.77%) PDA
3 10 (25.64%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.13%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.56%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 34 (87.18%) Windows
2 24 (61.54%) Windows 7
3 22 (56.41%) Windows Server 2008
4 20 (51.28%) AIX
4 20 (51.28%) Windows Server 2003
4 20 (51.28%) Windows XP
5 15 (38.46%) Windows Server
6 7 (17.95%) Windows 10
6 7 (17.95%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (12.82%) Unix
8 4 (10.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (56.41%) Test Scripting
2 20 (51.28%) Change Management
2 20 (51.28%) Software Testing
3 19 (48.72%) Smoke Testing
4 13 (33.33%) Test Automation
5 7 (17.95%) Content Management
5 7 (17.95%) Load Balancing
6 6 (15.38%) Server Virtualisation
7 4 (10.26%) ITIL
7 4 (10.26%) Security Testing
8 3 (7.69%) Migration
9 2 (5.13%) Customer Engagement
9 2 (5.13%) High Availability
9 2 (5.13%) Mentoring
9 2 (5.13%) Records Management
9 2 (5.13%) Service Delivery
10 1 (2.56%) Agile Software Development
10 1 (2.56%) Data Migration
10 1 (2.56%) Knowledge Management
10 1 (2.56%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 27 (69.23%) SQL
2 11 (28.21%) PowerShell
3 3 (7.69%) JavaScript
3 3 (7.69%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 39 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 31 (79.49%) MCTS
3 26 (66.67%) MCSA
4 25 (64.10%) ISTQB
4 25 (64.10%) MCSE
5 24 (61.54%) Security Cleared
6 17 (43.59%) SC Cleared
7 9 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (20.51%) MCP
9 5 (12.82%) CCNA
9 5 (12.82%) ISEB
10 4 (10.26%) A+ Certification
10 4 (10.26%) ACSA
10 4 (10.26%) CCENT
10 4 (10.26%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 4 (10.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 4 (10.26%) Network+ Certification
10 4 (10.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 3 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (76.92%) Active Directory
2 19 (48.72%) Hyper-V
3 13 (33.33%) VMware ESX
4 9 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (2.56%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 20 (51.28%) McAfee ePO
1 20 (51.28%) Netcool
2 14 (35.90%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (10.26%) Backup Exec
4 3 (7.69%) SCCM
5 2 (5.13%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (2.56%) WSUS
Vendors
1 37 (94.87%) Microsoft
2 23 (58.97%) Citrix
3 20 (51.28%) Intel Security
3 20 (51.28%) Veritas
4 17 (43.59%) VMware
5 8 (20.51%) Cisco
6 5 (12.82%) HP
7 4 (10.26%) Apple
7 4 (10.26%) Symantec
8 2 (5.13%) Sophos
9 1 (2.56%) Juniper