The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the West Sussex region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD)
Rank - 40 -
Contract jobs citing MCSD 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex - 0.50% -
As % of the Qualifications category - 2.44% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate
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- £450 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £425 £320
% change year-on-year
-14.11% +32.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £22.50
Qualifications Category
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
97 82 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 26.22% 20.65% 13.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 52 41
Average daily rate £290 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £600 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 10
Average hourly rate £15.50 £23.21 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.21% -33.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.05 £21.50 £26.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.10 £40.00 £35.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
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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 12 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 3 (100.00%) Clustering
1 3 (100.00%) MCPD
1 3 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) MCP
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) MCSE
1 3 (100.00%) MCDBA
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel

MCSD
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Infrastructure Designer
1 3 (100.00%) Designer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 3 (100.00%) Load Balancing
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (100.00%) MCPD
1 3 (100.00%) MCP
1 3 (100.00%) MCSE
1 3 (100.00%) MCDBA
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft