The table below looks at the statistics for MCSD in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCSD over the 3 months to 22 October 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD)
Rank 48 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MCSD 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.22% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.47% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£600 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £425 £303
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +40.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
MCSD
South West

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

Qualifications Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
211 96 203
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 47.10% 38.71% 55.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 38 53
Average daily rate £418 £440 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.11% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £545 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 14 23
Average hourly rate £34.00 £30.50 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.47% -21.79%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -23.40%

MCSD
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

MCSD Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

MCSD
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

MCSD Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

MCSD
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) AIX
1 1 (100.00%) Solaris
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) CCA
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (100.00%) CCEA
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) TOWER Software
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (100.00%) VLAN
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (100.00%) Office Communications Server
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure

MCSD
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) Office Communications Server
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) VLAN
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Design Architect
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) AIX
1 1 (100.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Load Balancing
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) CCA
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (100.00%) CCEA
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) TOWER Software
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
Cheltenham
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 8 days ago