The table below looks at the statistics for MCSD in IT contracts advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCSD over the 3 months to 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD)
Rank - - 36
Contract jobs citing MCSD 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire - - 0.31%
As % of the Qualifications category - - 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £422 £390 £388
% change year-on-year
+8.11% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £49.50 -
MCSD
East Midlands

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

Qualifications Category
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
46 56 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 16.03% 13.63% 15.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 30 24
Average daily rate £400 £365 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £275 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.53% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 1
Average hourly rate £8.50 £17.50 £13.47
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.42% +29.91%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +21.73%

MCSD
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

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

MCSD Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

MCSD
Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

MCSD Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire