The table below looks at the statistics for MCSD in IT contracts advertised for the Taunton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCSD over the 3 months to 21 August 2014 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD)
Rank - - 20
Contract jobs citing MCSD 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton - - 1.89%
As % of the Qualifications category - - 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £425 £323
% change year-on-year
-12.94% +31.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £22.50
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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 Taunton region.

Qualifications Category
Taunton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
107 21 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 65.24% 39.62% 60.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 9 12
Average daily rate £375 £339 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.47% +7.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £299 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £350 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £13.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -11.11%

MCSD
Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

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

MCSD Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton