The table below looks at the statistics for MCSD in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCSD over the 3 months to 1 May 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD)
Rank 118 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MCSD 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.046% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.11% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £425 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £49.50 -
MCSD
South East

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

Qualifications Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
908 834 791
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 42.15% 36.97% 39.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 585 471 393
Average daily rate £400 £363 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +6.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 29 34
Average hourly rate £44.75 £22.50 £42.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+98.88% -46.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £12.50 £16.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.28 £40.00 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

MCSD
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

MCSD Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

MCSD
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

MCSD Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

MCSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 4 (100.00%) XML
1 4 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (100.00%) InfoPath
2 3 (75.00%) MCTS
2 3 (75.00%) MCITP
2 3 (75.00%) Workflow
2 3 (75.00%) Migration
2 3 (75.00%) Military
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) MCAD
2 3 (75.00%) C#
2 3 (75.00%) HTML
2 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) VBScript
2 3 (75.00%) jQuery
2 3 (75.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (75.00%) CSS
2 3 (75.00%) Security Auditing
3 2 (50.00%) DV Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) IIS
3 2 (50.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (25.00%) Project Management

MCSD
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (100.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (50.00%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (100.00%) InfoPath
2 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (25.00%) MS Office
2 1 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (25.00%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) PowerPivot
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (75.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Administrator
1 3 (75.00%) SharePoint Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) XML
2 3 (75.00%) CSS
2 3 (75.00%) HTML
2 3 (75.00%) jQuery
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (25.00%) Wiki
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Migration
1 3 (75.00%) Security Auditing
1 3 (75.00%) Workflow
2 2 (50.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) Analytics
3 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (25.00%) Data Management
3 1 (25.00%) Information Management
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C#
1 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (75.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
1 3 (75.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (75.00%) MCAD
2 3 (75.00%) MCITP
2 3 (75.00%) MCTS
3 2 (50.00%) DV Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) HP