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 25 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
25 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 Lancashire - - -
As % of the Qualifications category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £388 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -8.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
MCSD
North West

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
113 122 171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 26.78% 33.61% 37.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 75 86
Median daily rate £425 £390 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.97% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £205 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £500 £590
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 11 15
Median hourly rate £43.00 £40.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% +100.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.84 £21.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.60 £95.00 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £24.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+35.41% +33.33%

MCSD
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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