The first table below looks at the demand for MCSD in IT contracts advertised for the Worcestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCSD over the 3 months to 18 April 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 Worcestershire 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD)
Rank - 18 -
Contract jobs citing MCSD 0 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire - 5.62% -
As % of the Qualifications category - 41.67% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 0
Average daily rate - £475 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £375 £463
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -18.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Qualifications Category
Worcestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
18 12 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire 22.50% 13.48% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 4
Average daily rate £500 £475 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.37% +26.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £250 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £617 £475 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 1
Average hourly rate £16.00 £34.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.62% +137.93%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £23.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-24.21% -5.00%
MCSD
West Midlands

MCSD
Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

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

MCSD Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

MCSD
Daily Rate Trend in Worcestershire

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

MCSD Daily Rate Trend in Worcestershire

MCSD
Contract Job Locations in Worcestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MCSD within the Worcestershire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
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