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 20 April 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
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Solutions Framework (MSF)
Rank - - 99
Contract jobs citing MSF 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - - 0.055%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.078%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 - £363
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
1970 1667 1285
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 72.37% 70.49% 70.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1164 862 620
Average daily rate £375 £375 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £245 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £485 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 92 98
Average hourly rate £29.00 £31.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.93% -14.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.06 £10.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £105.25 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+4.80% -6.25%

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