The table below looks at the statistics for MCSD in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCSD over the 3 months to 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD)
Rank - 59 -
Contract jobs citing MCSD 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales - 0.17% -
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.56% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £350 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £449 £370 £425
% change year-on-year
+21.28% -12.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
MCSD
Wales

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

Qualifications Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
184 177 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 27.46% 30.84% 27.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 135 71
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £490 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 12
Average hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £15.54
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +44.78%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -

MCSD
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

MCSD Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

MCSD
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

MCSD Daily Rate Trend in South Wales