The table below looks at the statistics for MCSD in IT contracts advertised for the Renfrewshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCSD over the 3 months to 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD)
Rank 59 26 27
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +1
Contract jobs citing MCSD 6 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 1.38% 2.00% 0.88%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.75% 2.60% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 1
Median daily rate £318 £451 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.56% +50.24%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £351 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.76% -3.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
MCSD
Scotland

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

Qualifications Category
Renfrewshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
343 77 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 79.03% 77.00% 87.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 226 53 74
Median daily rate £325 £345 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.79% +4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £266 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £451 £379
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 1 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

MCSD
Jobs Demand Trend in Renfrewshire

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

MCSD Jobs Demand Trend in Renfrewshire

MCSD
Daily Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

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

MCSD Daily Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

MCSD
Contract Job Locations in Renfrewshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MCSD within the Renfrewshire region over the 3 months to 29 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Erskine -37 6 £318 -29.56%
MCSD
Scotland

MCSD
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing MCSD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Renfrewshire region with a requirement for MCSD.

1 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) IIS
1 6 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 6 (100.00%) XML
1 6 (100.00%) MCSE
1 6 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 6 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 6 (100.00%) DNS
1 6 (100.00%) SSL
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (100.00%) Migration
1 6 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 6 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (33.33%) OpenStack
2 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared

MCSD
Top Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (100.00%) IIS
1 6 (100.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (33.33%) OpenStack
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) DNS
1 6 (100.00%) SSL
1 6 (100.00%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 6 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 6 (100.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) SharePoint Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Collaboration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) MCSE
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared