The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Mercator products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Mercator over the 3 months to 29 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within Mercator Software, Inc.

Mercator
South East / Hampshire
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 116
Contract jobs citing Mercator 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire - - 0.093%
As % of the Vendors category - - 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - £450 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Mercator is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Hampshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 988 1178 986
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 52.72% 53.13% 45.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 596 772 520
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £521 £530 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 48 70
Median hourly rate £20.00 £37.50 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -46.66% +19.04%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.73 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £66.84 £50.00 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -14.47% +11.76%  

Mercator
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Mercator in Hampshire

Mercator
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Mercator in Hampshire