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 24 June 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
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD)
Rank 53 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MCSD 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.21% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.34% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £638 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
294 229 174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 61.38% 51.12% 42.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 127 87
Median daily rate £400 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £280 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 12 18
Median hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -25.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.40 £26.48 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £47.50 £43.14
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.10 £24.12 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+28.94% +34.00%

MCSD
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Gloucestershire region citing MCSD as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for MCSD.

1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) REST
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (50.00%) Docker
2 1 (50.00%) Private Cloud
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Security Auditing
2 1 (50.00%) Virtual Environments
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Workflow
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Zachman Framework
2 1 (50.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (50.00%) InfoPath
2 1 (50.00%) MCTS
2 1 (50.00%) MCITP
2 1 (50.00%) MODAF
2 1 (50.00%) Xen
2 1 (50.00%) HL7

MCSD
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) InfoPath
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) REST
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) WSDL
2 1 (50.00%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) MODAF
2 1 (50.00%) Security Auditing
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) SOA
2 1 (50.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (50.00%) Virtual Environments
2 1 (50.00%) Workflow
2 1 (50.00%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) MCAD
2 1 (50.00%) MCITP
2 1 (50.00%) MCSA
2 1 (50.00%) MCSE
2 1 (50.00%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) Docker
1 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (50.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) VMware