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 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP)
UK / Scotland
Rank 102 106 94
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -12
Contract jobs citing MCITP 3 23 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.17% 0.89% 1.24%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.12% 4.98% 7.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 12 20
Median daily rate £340 £305 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.47% -5.42%
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £375 £359
% change year-on-year
-12.00% +4.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £15.77
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-6.97% +22.85%

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
269 462 478
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 15.46% 17.91% 17.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 230 266
Median daily rate £340 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £260 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £383
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +0.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 30
Median hourly rate £37.50 £20.75 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+80.72% +31.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.67 £15.25 £13.14
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £42.75 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.73 £41.90 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-24.26% +86.22%

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
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 24 February 2017. 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 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
Edinburgh - 2 - -
Renfrewshire +4 1 £340 +12.39%
MCITP
UK

MCITP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 18 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (94.44%) SQL
2 17 (94.44%) Clustering
3 16 (88.89%) MCSE
3 16 (88.89%) Microsoft
4 15 (83.33%) Windows
4 15 (83.33%) SharePoint
4 15 (83.33%) Windows XP
4 15 (83.33%) MCSA
4 15 (83.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 15 (83.33%) Citrix
4 15 (83.33%) MCTS
4 15 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (83.33%) Hyper-V
4 15 (83.33%) Windows 7
4 15 (83.33%) Office 365
4 15 (83.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 15 (83.33%) Server Virtualisation
5 14 (77.78%) Windows 10
5 14 (77.78%) McAfee ePO
5 14 (77.78%) Software Testing
5 14 (77.78%) StarTeam
5 14 (77.78%) ISTQB
5 14 (77.78%) Veritas
5 14 (77.78%) Netcool
5 14 (77.78%) Intel Security
5 14 (77.78%) Change Management
5 14 (77.78%) MS Office
5 14 (77.78%) AIX
5 14 (77.78%) Active Directory

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 15 (83.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.56%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 14 (77.78%) MS Office
2 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 15 (83.33%) Office 365
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) Firewall
1 1 (5.56%) Remote Desktop
1 1 (5.56%) SAN
1 1 (5.56%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) RDBMS
1 2 (11.11%) Relational Database
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (5.56%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (5.56%) MongoDB
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 14 (77.78%) StarTeam
General
1 2 (11.11%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) Analyst
1 10 (55.56%) Test Analyst
2 5 (27.78%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 5 (27.78%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
2 5 (27.78%) Tester
3 2 (11.11%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
3 2 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (11.11%) Administrator
3 2 (11.11%) DBA
3 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Support
3 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Tester
3 2 (11.11%) SQL DBA
4 1 (5.56%) Hardware Tester
4 1 (5.56%) IT Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) IT Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) Lead Test Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) SCCM Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) SQL Server DBA
4 1 (5.56%) Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 17 (94.44%) Clustering
2 5 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (11.11%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
3 2 (11.11%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 15 (83.33%) Windows
1 15 (83.33%) Windows 7
1 15 (83.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 15 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 15 (83.33%) Windows Server 2012
1 15 (83.33%) Windows XP
2 14 (77.78%) AIX
2 14 (77.78%) Windows 10
3 4 (22.22%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (83.33%) Server Virtualisation
2 14 (77.78%) Change Management
2 14 (77.78%) Software Testing
3 12 (66.67%) Test Scripting
4 11 (61.11%) Smoke Testing
5 2 (11.11%) Capacity Management
5 2 (11.11%) Data Protection
5 2 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (11.11%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 17 (94.44%) SQL
2 2 (11.11%) PowerShell
3 1 (5.56%) C
Qualifications
1 18 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (88.89%) MCSE
3 15 (83.33%) MCSA
3 15 (83.33%) MCTS
4 14 (77.78%) ISTQB
5 6 (33.33%) Security Cleared
6 5 (27.78%) BPSS Clearance
7 4 (22.22%) SC Cleared
8 2 (11.11%) Degree
8 2 (11.11%) MCDBA
System Software
1 15 (83.33%) Hyper-V
2 14 (77.78%) Active Directory
3 1 (5.56%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 14 (77.78%) McAfee ePO
1 14 (77.78%) Netcool
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (5.56%) SCCM
2 1 (5.56%) SCOM
2 1 (5.56%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 16 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 15 (83.33%) Citrix
3 14 (77.78%) Intel Security
3 14 (77.78%) Veritas
4 1 (5.56%) CA