The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Certified Architect in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands 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 22 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Architect (MCA)
Rank - 101 -
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certified Architect 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.047% -
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.34% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £165 -
UK excluding London average daily rate - £165 £313
% change year-on-year
- -47.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 West Midlands region.

Qualifications Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
443 295 374
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 17.43% 13.76% 16.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 155 197
Average daily rate £330 £325 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £182 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £480 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 25 23
Average hourly rate £26.42 £20.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.07% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £12.00 £13.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £30.00 £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -11.11%

Microsoft Certified Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Microsoft Certified Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands