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 3 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing MCSD 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire - - -
As % of the Qualifications category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £49.50 -
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
277 234 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 60.22% 49.58% 36.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 121 68
Median daily rate £405 £454 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.79% +29.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 10 17
Median hourly rate £43.50 £43.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +8.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.60 £29.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.20 £47.50 £45.00
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 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 29 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 3 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for MCSD.

1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) VBScript
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) XML
1 3 (100.00%) MCAD
1 3 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (100.00%) Workflow
1 3 (100.00%) Migration
1 3 (100.00%) InfoPath
1 3 (100.00%) MCTS
1 3 (100.00%) MCITP
1 3 (100.00%) jQuery
1 3 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (100.00%) Security Auditing
2 2 (66.67%) Service Delivery
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) IIS
3 1 (33.33%) C
3 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Military

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 3 (100.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (66.67%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (100.00%) InfoPath
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (33.33%) Military
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Administrator
1 3 (100.00%) SharePoint Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) jQuery
1 3 (100.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Migration
1 3 (100.00%) Security Auditing
1 3 (100.00%) Workflow
2 2 (66.67%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) VBScript
2 1 (33.33%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) MCAD
1 3 (100.00%) MCITP
1 3 (100.00%) MCTS
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft