The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for MCITP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP)
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 74 73
Contract jobs citing MCITP 0 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire - 0.54% 0.53%
As % of the Qualifications category - 2.36% 3.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 3
Median daily rate - £318 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +41.11%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £330 £325
% change year-on-year +2.27% +1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £15.77
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £36.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -54.16% +105.71%  

MCITP is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Cheshire
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 100 212 142
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 15.70% 22.87% 14.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 133 67
Median daily rate £313 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.47% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £305 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £452 £528 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 2 18
Median hourly rate £55.00 £47.50 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.78% +193.93%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £35.50 £14.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £66.50 £59.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £28.50 £24.12
% change year-on-year +14.03% +18.15%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire citing MCITP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for MCITP in Cheshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing MCITP in Cheshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for MCITP in Cheshire

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing MCITP in Cheshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for MCITP in Cheshire