The table below looks at the statistics for MSF skills 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 MSF over the 3 months to 30 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Solutions Framework (MSF)
Rank - - 104
Contract jobs citing MSF 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - - 0.054%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.077%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 - £296
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 Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1843 1534 1303
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 71.49% 70.27% 70.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1072 790 621
Average daily rate £388 £375 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £480 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 78 117
Average hourly rate £29.00 £31.75 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.66% -3.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.06 £10.00 £15.16
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £155.00 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

MSF
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MSF across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

MSF Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

MSF
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

MSF Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands