The table below looks at the statistics for MCSD in IT contracts advertised for the Ipswich region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCSD over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD)
Rank 23 - 19
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MCSD 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 0.72% - 1.25%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.85% - 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£400 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £449 £370 £425
% change year-on-year
+21.28% -12.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
MCSD
Suffolk

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

Qualifications Category
Ipswich
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
26 36 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 18.71% 28.57% 13.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 28 8
Average daily rate £450 £375 £351
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +6.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £179 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £470 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Average hourly rate £12.25 £12.50 £9.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.00% +29.87%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -

MCSD
Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

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

MCSD Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

MCSD
Daily Rate Trend in Ipswich

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

MCSD Daily Rate Trend in Ipswich

MCSD
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Ipswich 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%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) MS Project
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) MCP
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) MCTS
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API

MCSD
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Ipswich 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.

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Project
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCP
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) MCTS
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft