Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 184 154 155
Rank change year-on-year -30 +1 +3
Contract jobs citing MCITP 4 27 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.079% 0.62% 0.65%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.56% 2.73% 4.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 24 22
Scotland median daily rate - £273 £303
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -9.92% -13.57%
UK median daily rate £355 £344 £338
% change year-on-year +3.20% +1.93% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 4
Scotland median hourly rate £25.63 £19.50 £19.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.41% -1.27% +25.24%
10th Percentile £25.06 £16.70 £16.75
90th Percentile £26.69 £21.90 £24.00
UK median hourly rate £19.50 £19.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year - +5.41% +18.32%

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 Scotland with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Scotland
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 708 990 977
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 14.03% 22.77% 15.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 405 614 519
Scotland median daily rate £363 £340 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.62% - -2.02%
10th Percentile £207 £240 £213
90th Percentile £513 £466 £475
UK median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 34 26
Scotland median hourly rate £28.00 £35.75 £28.31
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.68% +26.30% +53.00%
10th Percentile £12.85 £11.95 £13.50
90th Percentile £46.50 £43.53 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £26.25 £26.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +0.96% +4.00% +31.58%

MCITP
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for MCITP in Scotland

MCITP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MCITP in Scotland

MCITP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MCITP in Scotland

MCITP
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MCITP within the Scotland 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
North Lanarkshire -3 2 - -
MCITP
UK

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 Scotland region with a requirement for MCITP.

1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (100.00%) MCTS
2 2 (50.00%) SCCM
2 2 (50.00%) SCOM
2 2 (50.00%) CCENT
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (50.00%) Database Tuning
2 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (50.00%) XenDesktop
2 2 (50.00%) Veeam
2 2 (50.00%) Customer Engagement
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (50.00%) Office 365
2 2 (50.00%) Meru Networks
2 2 (50.00%) A+ Certification
2 2 (50.00%) Juniper
2 2 (50.00%) SAN
2 2 (50.00%) Veritas
2 2 (50.00%) Apple
2 2 (50.00%) Biometrics
2 2 (50.00%) Symantec
2 2 (50.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (50.00%) Sophos
2 2 (50.00%) MCSE
2 2 (50.00%) MCSA
2 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (50.00%) SLA
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco

MCITP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) SAN
1 2 (50.00%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Field Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Network Support
1 1 (25.00%) Network Support Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Operations Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Biometrics
1 2 (50.00%) Customer Engagement
1 2 (50.00%) Database Tuning
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) Service Delivery
1 2 (50.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) MCTS
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (50.00%) A+ Certification
2 2 (50.00%) ACSA
2 2 (50.00%) CCENT
2 2 (50.00%) CCNA
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (50.00%) MCSA
2 2 (50.00%) MCSE
2 2 (50.00%) Network+ Certification
2 2 (50.00%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (50.00%) XenDesktop
2 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Backup Exec
1 2 (50.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (50.00%) SCCM
1 2 (50.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Apple
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco
1 2 (50.00%) Citrix
1 2 (50.00%) Dell
1 2 (50.00%) Google
1 2 (50.00%) HP
1 2 (50.00%) Juniper
1 2 (50.00%) Meru Networks
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) Sophos
1 2 (50.00%) Symantec
1 2 (50.00%) Veeam
1 2 (50.00%) Veritas
1 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) EMC