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 1 July 2016 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.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Architect (MCA)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certified Architect 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - - -
As % of the Qualifications category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Microsoft Certified Architect
England

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
581 456 414
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 19.43% 19.20% 17.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 328 284 186
Median daily rate £388 £345 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.31% -7.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £225 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £488 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 33 44
Median hourly rate £18.28 £29.00 £26.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.98% +8.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.70 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £44.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+28.88% +12.50%

Microsoft Certified Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing Microsoft Certified Architect as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

Microsoft Certified Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands