The table below looks at the statistics for MCAD in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCAD over the 3 months to 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Application Developer (MCAD)
Rank 59 47 -
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -
Contract jobs citing MCAD 6 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.87% 0.80% -
As % of the Qualifications category 2.58% 2.70% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 0
Average daily rate
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£543 £388 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £543 £388 £338
% change year-on-year
+40.00% +14.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £36.00
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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 Wales region.

Qualifications Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
233 148 153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 33.72% 29.42% 30.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 71 61
Average daily rate £450 £356 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.40% +3.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £265 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £537 £513 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 16
Average hourly rate £15.75 £15.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.33 £15.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.30 £16.16 £21.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -30.00%

MCAD
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

MCAD Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

MCAD
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

MCAD Daily Rate Trend in Wales

MCAD
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region citing MCAD 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 MCAD.

1 6 (100.00%) CRM
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) MCTS
1 6 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 6 (100.00%) MCPD
1 6 (100.00%) Marketing
1 6 (100.00%) Time Management
1 6 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (100.00%) MCSD
1 6 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (83.33%) DV Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) MS Excel

MCAD
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region citing MCAD 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 MCAD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
General
1 6 (100.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Business Analyst
1 6 (100.00%) Analyst
1 6 (100.00%) CRM Business Analyst
1 6 (100.00%) CRM Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) CRM
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (100.00%) MCTS
1 6 (100.00%) MCPD
1 6 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (100.00%) MCSD
1 6 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (83.33%) DV Cleared
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £540 - £640 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
LA International
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago