Period
to 22 November 2017

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 6 months to 22 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 > Manchester
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 139 160 139
Rank change year-on-year +21 -21 -34
Contract jobs citing MCITP 6 2 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.20% 0.056% 0.37%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.40% 0.36% 2.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 11
Manchester median daily rate £170 £210 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.05% -44.00% +15.38%
10th Percentile £146 £205 £100
90th Percentile £194 £215 £425
North West median daily rate £259 £210 £375
% change year-on-year +23.21% -44.00% +18.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate £15.69 - -
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 Manchester with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Manchester
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 429 550 554
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 14.53% 15.49% 14.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 243 323 279
Manchester median daily rate £388 £415 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.63% +10.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £163 £205 £227
90th Percentile £575 £585 £500
North West median daily rate £400 £421 £400
% change year-on-year -5.04% +5.31% +7.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 12 11
Manchester median hourly rate £17.43 £14.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.21% - -1.69%
10th Percentile £13.56 £12.12 £9.50
90th Percentile £55.00 £34.18 £40.00
North West median hourly rate £38.88 £27.50 £30.52
% change year-on-year +41.36% -9.90% +52.60%

MCITP
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

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

MCITP
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MCITP within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 22 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
Rochdale - 1 - -
MCITP
North West

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

1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 4 (66.67%) DHCP
2 4 (66.67%) DNS
3 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (50.00%) VMware
3 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (50.00%) LAN
3 3 (50.00%) WAN
3 3 (50.00%) MCSA
3 3 (50.00%) Apple
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (50.00%) Citrix
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (50.00%) Apple iOS
4 2 (33.33%) Windows 10
4 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
4 2 (33.33%) ITIL
4 2 (33.33%) VPN
4 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
4 2 (33.33%) Office 365
5 1 (16.67%) Service Management
5 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
5 1 (16.67%) Firewall
5 1 (16.67%) Wi-Fi

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 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (16.67%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Office 365
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (16.67%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) DHCP
1 4 (66.67%) DNS
2 3 (50.00%) LAN
2 3 (50.00%) WAN
3 2 (33.33%) VPN
4 1 (16.67%) Firewall
4 1 (16.67%) Internet
4 1 (16.67%) MPLS
4 1 (16.67%) NAS
4 1 (16.67%) PBX
4 1 (16.67%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (16.67%) SAN
4 1 (16.67%) Skype
4 1 (16.67%) Unified Communications
4 1 (16.67%) VoIP
4 1 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Analyst
1 4 (66.67%) Support Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Database Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) DBA
3 1 (16.67%) ICT Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) ICT Support
3 1 (16.67%) ICT Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Office 365 Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Office 365 Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Server Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Server Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Blackberry
1 1 (16.67%) BYOD
1 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
1 1 (16.67%) Fat Client
1 1 (16.67%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (33.33%) Windows 10
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (16.67%) Email Filtering
3 1 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (16.67%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 1 (16.67%) Release Management
3 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) Service Management
3 1 (16.67%) Two-Factor Authentication
3 1 (16.67%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (50.00%) MCSA
3 1 (16.67%) CCNA
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (16.67%) MCP
3 1 (16.67%) MCSE
3 1 (16.67%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) ISO 9001
1 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
4 1 (16.67%) XenApp
4 1 (16.67%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) SCCM
1 1 (16.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Apple
1 3 (50.00%) Citrix
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco
2 1 (16.67%) HP
2 1 (16.67%) Juniper
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) SolarWinds
2 1 (16.67%) Veeam
2 1 (16.67%) Xerox