Period
to 21 November 2017

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 6 months to 21 November 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
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 92 - 108
Rank change year-on-year - +108 -25
Contract jobs citing MCITP 3 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.22% - 0.29%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.49% - 1.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
Cheshire median daily rate £280 - £300
North West median daily rate £259 £210 £375
% change year-on-year +23.21% -44.00% +18.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Cheshire median hourly rate - - £24.14
North West median hourly rate £15.69 - £24.14

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 contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Cheshire
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 202 234 330
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 15.04% 16.02% 15.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 151 187
Cheshire median daily rate £375 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +6.25% +9.59%
10th Percentile £214 £160 £275
90th Percentile £548 £675 £650
North West median daily rate £400 £423 £400
% change year-on-year -5.33% +5.63% +7.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 29
Cheshire median hourly rate £27.00 £21.00 £17.33
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.57% +21.18% -0.97%
10th Percentile £14.54 £14.43 £15.92
90th Percentile £33.00 £52.75 £27.50
North West median hourly rate £38.75 £27.50 £30.52
% change year-on-year +40.91% -9.90% +52.60%

MCITP
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing MCITP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

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

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Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MCITP within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester - 3 £280 -
MCITP
North West

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for MCITP.

1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) MCSA
1 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (100.00%) DHCP
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) NetBackup
1 3 (100.00%) Local Government
1 3 (100.00%) SCCM
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 3 (100.00%) Office 365
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 3 (100.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) DHCP
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
General
1 3 (100.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (66.67%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
2 2 (66.67%) Infrastructure Support
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 3 (100.00%) MCSA
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) NetBackup
1 3 (100.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) VMware