The table below looks at the statistics for MCSD in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCSD over the 3 months to 14 February 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.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD)
Rank - - 98
Contract jobs citing MCSD 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands - - 0.065%
As % of the Qualifications category - - 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £422 £390 £388
% change year-on-year
+8.11% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £49.50 -
MCSD
England

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

Qualifications Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
301 252 266
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 18.97% 17.38% 17.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 143 134
Average daily rate £395 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.21% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £463 £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+2.53% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 20 21
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £12.27 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £23.10 £29.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+77.77% +28.57%

MCSD
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

MCSD Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

MCSD
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

MCSD Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands