The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire with a requirement for MCSD qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD)
South East / Hampshire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 120 -
Contract jobs citing MCSD 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire - 0.091% -
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.23% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £423 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £418 £425 £340
% change year-on-year -1.76% +25.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £49.50

MCSD is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Hampshire
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 778 884 807
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 41.72% 40.07% 37.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 473 589 442
Median daily rate £415 £385 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.79% +9.21%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 25 27
Median hourly rate £41.64 £37.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.04% +134.37%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.25 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £64.38 £52.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -25.20% +73.91%  

MCSD
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hampshire citing MCSD as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for MCSD in Hampshire

MCSD
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MCSD in Hampshire