Period
to 24 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Southampton with a requirement for MCP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 24 July 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 Professional (MCP)
Hampshire > Southampton
6 months to
24 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 58 75
Contract jobs citing MCP 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton - 0.19% 0.26%
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.70% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Southampton median daily rate - £294 -
Hampshire median daily rate £135 £330 £323
% change year-on-year -59.09% +2.09% +148.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Southampton median hourly rate - - £19.25
Hampshire median hourly rate - - £16.00

MCP 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 Southampton.

Academic & Professional Certification
Southampton
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 98 143 203
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton 20.29% 27.71% 26.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 118 149
Southampton median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% - +11.94%
10th Percentile £260 £220 £287
90th Percentile £680 £484 £539
Hampshire median daily rate £403 £378 £373
% change year-on-year +6.75% +1.34% +3.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 22
Southampton median hourly rate £16.50 £12.50 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.00% -9.09% -38.89%
10th Percentile £15.36 £11.50 £10.88
90th Percentile £34.45 £23.50 £39.38
Hampshire median hourly rate £40.00 £44.75 £16.50
% change year-on-year -10.61% +171.21% -58.75%

MCP
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

Job postings citing MCP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Southampton.

Job vacancy trend for MCP in Southampton

MCP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MCP in Southampton

MCP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing MCP in Southampton.

Contractor hourly rate trend for MCP in Southampton