The first table below looks at the demand for MCSD in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCSD over the 3 months to 30 July 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 Yorkshire 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD)
Rank - 97 116
Contract jobs citing MCSD 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire - 0.066% 0.054%
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.45% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £425 £323
% change year-on-year
-14.11% +31.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £22.50
Qualifications Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
173 223 251
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 10.21% 14.75% 13.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 100 142
Average daily rate £325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £422 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 5
Average hourly rate £15.50 £22.50 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.11% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £11.07 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £37.20 £27.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
MCSD
Yorkshire

MCSD
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MCSD across the West Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

MCSD Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

MCSD
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

MCSD Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

MCSD
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MCSD across the West Yorkshire region.

MCSD Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire