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 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
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
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
+22.58% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
25 42 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 20.00% 22.58% 8.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 15 2
Average daily rate £331 £350 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.35% +34.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £152 £223 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £425 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 1
Average hourly rate £18.00 £36.07 £16.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.09% +121.93%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -30.00%