Period
to 19 May 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for MCITP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 19 May 2019 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)
England > North West
6 months to
19 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 194 207 197
Rank change year-on-year +13 -10 +20
Contract jobs citing MCITP 6 11 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.12% 0.19% 0.15%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.68% 1.05% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 2
North West median daily rate £368 £210 £220
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +75.00% -4.55% -16.19%
10th Percentile £323 £118 £168
90th Percentile £388 £395 £276
England median daily rate £380 £350 £340
% change year-on-year +8.57% +2.94% -10.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £20.00 £14.88
% change year-on-year - +34.45% -30.81%

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 the North West with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
North West
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 881 1,044 1,015
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 16.99% 17.90% 18.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 521 605 548
North West median daily rate £440 £420 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% -1.18% +6.25%
10th Percentile £192 £208 £242
90th Percentile £625 £575 £575
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 67 107
North West median hourly rate £36.87 £35.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.35% -12.50% -
10th Percentile £17.26 £14.77 £11.30
90th Percentile £53.00 £64.80 £55.00
England median hourly rate £33.20 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year +32.80% -16.67% +9.09%

MCITP
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing MCITP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for MCITP in the North West

MCITP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MCITP in the North West

MCITP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MCITP in the North West

MCITP
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MCITP within the North West region over the 6 months to 19 May 2019. 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
Manchester +16 5 £368 +79.27%
Cheshire +3 1 - - 1
MCITP
England

For the 6 months to 19 May 2019, IT contractor jobs citing MCITP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the North West region with a requirement for MCITP.

1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (66.67%) MCTS
2 4 (66.67%) DevOps
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (33.33%) High Availability
3 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure as Code
4 1 (16.67%) Office 365
4 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
4 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 1 (16.67%) Ticket Management
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 10
4 1 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (16.67%) HP
4 1 (16.67%) Citrix
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (16.67%) MCSE
4 1 (16.67%) MCSA
4 1 (16.67%) DHCP

MCITP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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:

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) DHCP
1 1 (16.67%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) DBA
1 4 (66.67%) SQL DBA
2 3 (50.00%) Senior DBA
2 3 (50.00%) Senior SQL DBA
3 1 (16.67%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (16.67%) Deployment Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support
3 1 (16.67%) IT Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 10
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) DevOps
2 2 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (33.33%) High Availability
2 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure as Code
2 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 2 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (16.67%) Ticket Management
3 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (66.67%) MCTS
3 1 (16.67%) MCSA
3 1 (16.67%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix
2 1 (16.67%) HP