Period
to 22 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for MCITP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 22 July 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)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 106 137 -
Rank change year-on-year +31 - -
Contract jobs citing MCITP 5 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.22% 0.11% -
As % of the Qualifications category 1.79% 1.05% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Edinburgh median daily rate £338 £245 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +37.76% - -
Scotland median daily rate £333 £285 £308
% change year-on-year +16.77% -7.40% -10.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - £36.00 -

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 Edinburgh.

Academic & Professional Certification
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 279 285 272
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 12.31% 10.14% 8.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 138 150
Edinburgh median daily rate £375 £393 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.46% +18.94% +1.54%
10th Percentile £206 £239 £213
90th Percentile £575 £550 £488
Scotland median daily rate £375 £340 £347
% change year-on-year +10.29% -2.15% +5.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 3
Edinburgh median hourly rate £43.39 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.48% +14.29% +79.49%
Scotland median hourly rate £33.50 £37.75 £27.44
% change year-on-year -11.26% +37.57% +52.44%

MCITP
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for MCITP in Edinburgh

MCITP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MCITP in Edinburgh

MCITP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MCITP in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for MCITP.

1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 5 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 4 (80.00%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (60.00%) Statistics
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (60.00%) Data Modelling
3 3 (60.00%) MCSA
3 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 3 (60.00%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (40.00%) Security Patching
4 2 (40.00%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (40.00%) MCDBA
4 2 (40.00%) RDBMS
4 2 (40.00%) Degree
4 2 (40.00%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (40.00%) Data Protection
4 2 (40.00%) Capacity Management
4 2 (40.00%) Replication
4 2 (40.00%) Clustering
5 1 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
5 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (20.00%) MongoDB
5 1 (20.00%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (20.00%) CA
5 1 (20.00%) SharePoint

MCITP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) RDBMS
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (20.00%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (20.00%) MongoDB
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) DBA
1 3 (60.00%) SQL DBA
2 2 (40.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Database Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server DBA
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Clustering
1 2 (40.00%) Data Protection Act
1 2 (40.00%) Replication
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (60.00%) Data Modelling
2 3 (60.00%) Statistics
3 2 (40.00%) Capacity Management
3 2 (40.00%) Data Protection
3 2 (40.00%) Security Patching
4 1 (20.00%) SFIA
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (60.00%) MCSA
3 2 (40.00%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (40.00%) Degree
3 2 (40.00%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) CA