The table below looks at the statistics for MCSD in IT contracts advertised for the West Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCSD over the 3 months to 29 August 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD)
Rank 61 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MCSD 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 0.14% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.60% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £425 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £449 £370
% change year-on-year
-5.29% +21.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
MCSD
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the West Sussex region.

Qualifications Category
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
167 120 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 23.39% 22.68% 22.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 75 49
Median daily rate £400 £350 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £200 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £412
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £377 £353
% change year-on-year
-0.53% +6.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 10 13
Median hourly rate £45.00 £17.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+157.21% +12.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.23 £16.00 £13.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.20 £44.60 £29.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £19.71
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +14.18%

MCSD
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Sussex region citing MCSD as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

MCSD Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

MCSD
Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

MCSD Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

MCSD
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MCSD within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 29 August 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gatwick - 1 £425 -
MCSD
South East

MCSD
Top 23 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 29 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing MCSD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Sussex region with a requirement for MCSD.

1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (66.67%) Office 365
2 2 (66.67%) Private Cloud
2 2 (66.67%) Presales
2 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) SAN
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) MCSE
2 2 (66.67%) MCSA
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) VBScript
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) CRM
3 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (33.33%) DevOps

MCSD
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (66.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) SAN
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Azure DevOps
1 1 (33.33%) Azure Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Virtualisation Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Virtualisation Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Virtualisation Technical Architect
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Architect
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Private Cloud
2 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Migration
1 2 (66.67%) Presales
2 1 (33.33%) CRM
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
1 2 (66.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) MCSA
2 2 (66.67%) MCSE
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) VMware