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 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD)
Rank 115 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MCSD 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.16% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.38% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate £414 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £422 £390 £388
% change year-on-year
+8.11% +0.64%
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
791 836 651
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 42.12% 41.70% 37.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 499 413 289
Average daily rate £385 £375 £356
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £258 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.53% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 25 23
Average hourly rate £45.50 £14.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+213.79% -63.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £10.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £40.00 £56.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +21.73%

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
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MCSD within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Portsmouth - 1 £400 -
Hook - 1 £414 -
MCSD
South East

MCSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 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 5 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (60.00%) C#
2 3 (60.00%) HTML
2 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) VBScript
2 3 (60.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (60.00%) CSS
2 3 (60.00%) XML
2 3 (60.00%) MCAD
2 3 (60.00%) Workflow
2 3 (60.00%) Migration
2 3 (60.00%) Military
2 3 (60.00%) InfoPath
2 3 (60.00%) MCTS
2 3 (60.00%) MCITP
2 3 (60.00%) jQuery
2 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (40.00%) Records Management
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (40.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (40.00%) Content Management
3 2 (40.00%) Windows

MCSD
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 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 5 (100.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (40.00%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (60.00%) InfoPath
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (60.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Administrator
1 3 (60.00%) SharePoint Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint Developer
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (60.00%) CSS
2 3 (60.00%) HTML
2 3 (60.00%) jQuery
2 3 (60.00%) XML
3 2 (40.00%) .NET Framework
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Migration
1 3 (60.00%) Workflow
2 2 (40.00%) Content Management
2 2 (40.00%) Records Management
2 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C#
1 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (60.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
1 3 (60.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (60.00%) MCAD
2 3 (60.00%) MCITP
2 3 (60.00%) MCTS
2 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) DV Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) MCSE
4 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) HP