The table below looks at the statistics for MCSD in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCSD over the 3 months to 24 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing MCSD 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester - - -
As % of the Qualifications category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
MCSD
Cheshire

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

Qualifications Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
26 32 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 13.00% 13.45% 13.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 15 8
Median daily rate £350 £350 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £225 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £340
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 5
Median hourly rate - £21.25 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -52.77%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £24.12 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+45.10% +34.00%