The table below looks at the statistics for MCSD in IT contracts advertised for the Exeter region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCSD over the 3 months to 22 December 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD)
Rank - 16 24
Contract jobs citing MCSD 0 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter - 2.53% 1.75%
As % of the Qualifications category - 10.00% 4.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Average daily rate
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- £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.70%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £415 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +22.96%
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 Exeter region.

Qualifications Category
Exeter
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
77 20 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 57.04% 25.32% 42.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 17 34
Average daily rate £325 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £175 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £391
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £22.90
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.58%

MCSD
Jobs Demand Trend in Exeter

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

MCSD Jobs Demand Trend in Exeter

MCSD
Daily Rate Trend in Exeter

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

MCSD Daily Rate Trend in Exeter