The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 / Manchester
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 88 103 69
Rank change year-on-year +15 -34  
Contract jobs citing MCITP 1 1 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.071% 0.056% 1.27%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.48% 0.38% 6.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 7
Median daily rate - £150 £190
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -21.05%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £330 £325
% change year-on-year +2.27% +1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £13.50
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 Manchester.

Academic & Professional Certification
Manchester
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 210 263 273
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 15.01% 14.72% 18.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 131 126
Median daily rate £413 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +15.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £223 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 17
Median hourly rate £11.00 £13.50 £18.65
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.51% -27.62%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.75 £12.58 £11.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £28.50 £24.12
% change year-on-year +14.03% +18.15%  

MCITP
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester 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 Manchester

MCITP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MCITP in Manchester

MCITP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MCITP in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 Manchester region with a requirement for MCITP.

1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) MCSE
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (60.00%) MCP
3 3 (60.00%) MCTS
3 3 (60.00%) iPad
3 3 (60.00%) Citrix
4 2 (40.00%) MCSA
4 2 (40.00%) Finance
4 2 (40.00%) VMware
4 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
5 1 (20.00%) VCAP
5 1 (20.00%) Office 365
5 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
5 1 (20.00%) NCDA
5 1 (20.00%) NCIE
5 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (20.00%) Network Security
5 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
5 1 (20.00%) DV Cleared
5 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (20.00%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (20.00%) Task Automation
5 1 (20.00%) PowerShell

MCITP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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%) Exchange Server 2013
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) DHCP
1 1 (20.00%) DNS
1 1 (20.00%) LAN
1 1 (20.00%) Network Security
1 1 (20.00%) VoIP
1 1 (20.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Support Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (20.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
3 1 (20.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) iPad
2 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (20.00%) Document Management
1 1 (20.00%) Supplier Management
1 1 (20.00%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (80.00%) MCSE
3 3 (60.00%) MCP
3 3 (60.00%) MCTS
4 2 (40.00%) MCSA
5 1 (20.00%) CCNA
5 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (20.00%) DV Cleared
5 1 (20.00%) NCDA
5 1 (20.00%) NCIE
5 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
5 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (20.00%) VCAP
5 1 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) Cyber Essentials
1 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Citrix
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) Apple
3 1 (20.00%) Avaya
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) Google
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) NetApp