The table below looks at the statistics for MCSD in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCSD over the 3 months to 26 August 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
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD)
Rank - 142 152
Contract jobs citing MCSD 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England - 0.032% 0.031%
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.18% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £400 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £449 £370
% change year-on-year
-5.29% +21.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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 of England region.

Qualifications Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
504 551 590
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 19.96% 17.59% 18.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 290 287 293
Median daily rate £350 £363 £361
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +0.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £520 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 65 36
Median hourly rate £27.60 £21.01 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.39% +10.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.00 £12.76
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £53.16 £41.53
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +18.42%

MCSD
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East of England region citing MCSD as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

MCSD Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

MCSD
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

MCSD Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

MCSD
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MCSD across the East of England region.

MCSD Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England