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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD)
Rank - - 44
Contract jobs citing MCSD 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex - - 0.51%
As % of the Qualifications category - - 2.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -14.11%
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 Sussex region.

Qualifications Category
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
121 99 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 24.49% 26.98% 20.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 57 51
Average daily rate £350 £250 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £218 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 10
Average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £23.21
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% -33.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £15.05 £21.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £16.10 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.12 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+26.94% -9.52%

MCSD
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MCSD across the West Sussex region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Top 15 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex region citing MCSD also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MCSD.

1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) HP
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (100.00%) SAN
1 3 (100.00%) Clustering
1 3 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 3 (100.00%) Private Cloud
2 2 (66.67%) MCPD
2 2 (66.67%) SCCM
2 2 (66.67%) MCSE
2 2 (66.67%) MCDBA
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) CRM
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) MCP

MCSD
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex region citing MCSD also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MCSD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) SAN
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Infrastructure Designer
1 3 (100.00%) Designer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Clustering
1 3 (100.00%) Private Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) CRM
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) MCPD
2 2 (66.67%) MCSE
2 2 (66.67%) MCDBA
3 1 (33.33%) MCP
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) HP