The table below looks at the statistics for MCSD in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCSD over the 3 months to 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD)
Rank - - 32
Contract jobs citing MCSD 0 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire - - 1.82%
As % of the Qualifications category - - 8.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Average daily rate
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- - £313
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -14.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Lancashire region.

Qualifications Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
122 127 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 37.42% 28.93% 22.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 58 19
Average daily rate £420 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £266 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £563 £328
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 18 7
Average hourly rate £42.00 £21.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% +2.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.52 £18.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £95.00 £47.00 £32.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+26.31% -9.52%

MCSD
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

MCSD Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

MCSD
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

MCSD Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

MCSD
Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MCSD across the Lancashire region.

MCSD Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire