The table below looks at the statistics for MCSD in IT contracts advertised for the Suffolk region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCSD over the 3 months to 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD)
Rank 32 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MCSD 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 0.47% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 2.50% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£245 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.20% -3.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £49.50 - -
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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 Suffolk region.

Qualifications Category
Suffolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
40 30 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 18.78% 11.86% 11.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 22 14
Average daily rate £425 £250 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+70.00% -1.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Average hourly rate £15.00 £9.50 £9.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.89% -1.29%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -28.00%

MCSD
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

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

MCSD Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

MCSD
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk region citing MCSD also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MCSD.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) MCP
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) CRM
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science

MCSD
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk region citing MCSD also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MCSD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Applications Support
1 1 (100.00%) 3rd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCP
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft