The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Certified Architect in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft Certified Architect over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Architect (MCA)
Rank - 40 -
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certified Architect 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire - 0.26% -
As % of the Qualifications category - 1.45% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £588 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £588 -
% change year-on-year
-14.89% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Microsoft Certified Architect
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Qualifications Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
39 69 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 12.34% 18.25% 17.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 42 41
Median daily rate £350 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £200 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 7
Median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £16.50 £30.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.78 £42.50 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%