The first table below looks at the demand for MCSD in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCSD over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Hertfordshire region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD)
Rank - - 69
Contract jobs citing MCSD 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire - - 0.31%
As % of the Qualifications category - - 1.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate
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- - £450
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 - - £22.50
Qualifications Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
122 113 184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 18.32% 18.34% 19.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 47 75
Average daily rate £283 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £465 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 17
Average hourly rate £15.00 £16.25 £34.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -52.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £16.00 £18.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.75 £34.40 £38.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
MCSD
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MCSD
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

MCSD Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

MCSD
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

MCSD Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

MCSD
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MCSD within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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East of England