The table below looks at the statistics for MCSD in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCSD over the 3 months to 25 November 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
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing MCSD 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire - - -
As % of the Qualifications category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £488 £415 £325
% change year-on-year
+17.46% +27.69%
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
205 188 167
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 28.20% 19.13% 19.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 78 83
Average daily rate £350 £325 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -12.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £269 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £465 £491
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 15 5
Average hourly rate £27.50 £30.00 £18.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +60.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.16 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.66 £35.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.25 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+6.94% -20.00%

MCSD
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

MCSD Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

MCSD
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

MCSD Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire