The table below looks at the statistics for MCSD in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCSD over the 3 months to 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD)
Rank 128 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MCSD 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.081% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.56% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £366 £488
% change year-on-year
+23.00% -24.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
MCSD
England

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

Qualifications Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
359 572 385
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 14.59% 18.79% 14.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 218 386 268
Median daily rate £425 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £540 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £391 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.26% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 37 18
Median hourly rate £15.50 £15.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -43.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.18 £12.20 £12.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £45.50 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- +52.77%

MCSD
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

MCSD Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

MCSD
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

MCSD Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

MCSD
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

MCSD Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

MCSD
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MCSD within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 5 December 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
West Yorkshire - 2 - -
MCSD
England

MCSD
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for MCSD.

1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) MCAD
1 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) COM+
2 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (66.67%) SAS
2 2 (66.67%) MS Access
2 2 (66.67%) VBA
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) C++
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Alterian
2 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (66.67%) Business Analytics
2 2 (66.67%) Analytics
2 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (33.33%) QA
3 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) CRM

MCSD
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) SAS
1 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Applications Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Applications Support
1 2 (66.67%) Applications Support Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) CRM Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) COM+
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Analytics
1 2 (66.67%) Business Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) CRM
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) C++
2 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (66.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) MCAD
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Alterian