The first table below looks at the demand for Microsoft Certified Architect in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft Certified Architect over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the South West region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Architect (MCA)
Rank - - 124
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certified Architect 0 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - - 0.20%
As % of the Qualifications category - - 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 5
Average daily rate
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- - £313
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £313
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Qualifications Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
876 638 786
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 28.77% 29.72% 25.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 562 362 410
Average daily rate £375 £370 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £263 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 42 60
Average hourly rate £35.50 £20.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+73.17% -18.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.40 £11.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £50.00 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
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Microsoft Certified Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Microsoft Certified Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the South West