The table below looks at the statistics for MCPD in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCPD over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Professional Developer (MCPD)
Rank - 70 -
Contract jobs citing MCPD 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire - 0.11% -
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.62% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate - £308 £400
% change year-on-year
- -22.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Qualifications Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
194 162 200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 24.59% 17.72% 21.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 72 98
Average daily rate £373 £305 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.13% -17.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £232 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £412 £452
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 16 11
Average hourly rate £19.00 £32.03 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.67% +16.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.40 £15.90 £17.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £35.00 £42.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -28.57%

MCPD
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MCPD across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

MCPD Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

MCPD
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MCPD across the Cheshire region.

MCPD Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire