The first table below looks at the demand for MCSM in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCSM over the 3 months to 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Cardiff region.

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.

Location
3 months to
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Master (MCSM)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing MCSM 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff - - -
As % of the Qualifications category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Qualifications Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
72 33 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 19.20% 19.53% 34.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 20 40
Average daily rate £340 £310 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £225 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £600 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £353
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -2.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 6
Average hourly rate £16.16 £16.16 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.73%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £23.25 £24.75
% change year-on-year
-13.97% -6.06%
MCSM
South Wales