The table below looks at the statistics 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 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
29 Jul 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 Hertfordshire - - -
As % of the Qualifications category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £388 £400
% change year-on-year
+9.67% -3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
MCSD
East of England

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

Qualifications Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
125 171 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 19.59% 20.12% 18.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 67 40
Median daily rate £365 £413 £283
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.51% +46.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £308 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £353
% change year-on-year
- +6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 34 3
Median hourly rate £16.00 £21.23 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.63% -3.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £9.25 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £45.00 £35.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 £24.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+22.91% +26.31%

MCSD
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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