The table below looks at the statistics for MCSD in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCSD over the 3 months to 25 August 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 Aug 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 the North West - - -
As % of the Qualifications category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £388 £370
% change year-on-year
+9.67% +4.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
MCSD
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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 North West region.

Qualifications Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
615 860 625
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 17.59% 20.48% 19.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 353 479 328
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £243 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £575 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £380 £351
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 64 55
Median hourly rate £21.00 £38.43 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.35% +70.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £15.77 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.71 £57.75 £46.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +18.42%

MCSD
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing MCSD as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

MCSD Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

MCSD
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

MCSD Daily Rate Trend in the North West

MCSD
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

MCSD Hourly Rate Trend in the North West
Liverpool
Noir Consulting
Rate: £350 - £351 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago