The first table below looks at the demand for MCSD in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCSD over the 3 months to 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Glasgow region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD)
Rank 67 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MCSD 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.25% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 1.12% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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- - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £325
% change year-on-year
- +30.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £22.50
Qualifications Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
179 111 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 22.69% 13.74% 12.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 57 46
Average daily rate £350 £300 £273
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +9.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £255 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £375 £379
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 12
Average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £9.25 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £16.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -4.54%
MCSD
Scotland

MCSD
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

MCSD Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

MCSD
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

MCSD Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

MCSD
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow region citing MCSD also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MCSD.

1 2 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) XSL
2 1 (50.00%) XSLT
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (50.00%) MCPD
2 1 (50.00%) Web Development
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) WCF
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (50.00%) Office 365
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint 2013

MCSD
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow region citing MCSD also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MCSD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (100.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) XSL
2 1 (50.00%) XSLT
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) WCF
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) MCPD
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft