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 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD)
Rank 63 - 65
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MCSD 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.31% - 0.14%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.25% - 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £200 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £351 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.76% -12.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
MCSD
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
160 159 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 24.54% 18.32% 18.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 68 62
Median daily rate £365 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.30% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £211 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £450 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 15 6
Median hourly rate - £29.57 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +87.74%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

MCSD
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Glasgow region citing MCSD as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 19 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing MCSD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Glasgow region with a requirement for MCSD.

1 2 (100.00%) MCSE
1 2 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) SSL
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) IIS

MCSD
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (100.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (50.00%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) SSL
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) SharePoint Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) MCSE
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft