The table below looks at the statistics 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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD)
Rank 71 57 -
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -
Contract jobs citing MCSD 1 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.12% 0.46% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.55% 3.57% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £320 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £425 £325
% change year-on-year
-14.11% +30.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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Scotland

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

Qualifications Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
183 84 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 21.45% 12.84% 14.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 46 61
Average daily rate £350 £320 £273
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +17.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £275 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £375 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 1 9
Average hourly rate £16.50 £12.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.00% -21.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £12.50 £18.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.08%

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 26 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 19 September 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
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring

MCSD
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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
1 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
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