Period
to 17 June 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire with a requirement for Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 17 June 2019 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.

Academic Degree
South East > Hampshire
6 months to
17 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 32 35 26
Rank change year-on-year +3 -9 +17
Contract jobs citing Degree 223 211 226
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 6.25% 5.71% 6.30%
As % of the Qualifications category 17.88% 15.95% 15.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 80 151
Hampshire median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +13.33%
10th Percentile £284 £300 £250
90th Percentile £538 £603 £575
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £400
% change year-on-year - +12.50% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 24 16
Hampshire median hourly rate £33.40 £42.46 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.34% +69.84% -47.73%
10th Percentile £22.45 £21.48 £14.75
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.11 £41.50
South East median hourly rate £33.40 £42.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -21.41% +70.00% -44.13%

Degree is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Hampshire
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1,247 1,323 1,443
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 34.95% 35.78% 40.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 769 670 861
Hampshire median daily rate £450 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +9.33%
10th Percentile £300 £265 £270
90th Percentile £575 £540 £525
South East median daily rate £445 £425 £409
% change year-on-year +4.71% +3.91% +2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 47 98
Hampshire median hourly rate £33.20 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.88% +6.25% -10.11%
10th Percentile £16.77 £20.35 £12.50
90th Percentile £53.75 £50.75 £52.50
South East median hourly rate £30.75 £37.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year -17.45% +86.25% -42.86%

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

Job postings citing Degree as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hampshire.

Job vacancy trend for Degree in Hampshire

Degree
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Degree in Hampshire

Degree
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Degree in Hampshire over the 6 months to 17 June 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Degree in Hampshire

Degree
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Degree in Hampshire

Degree
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Degree in Hampshire over the 6 months to 17 June 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Degree in Hampshire

Degree
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Degree within the Hampshire region over the 6 months to 17 June 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Farnborough +15 37 £450 +5.26% 10
Aldershot +5 29 £405 -12.90% 1
Hook +11 27 £463 +10.12%
Basingstoke +13 23 £473 +75.81% 8
Portsmouth -19 21 £485 -8.14% 8
Fareham +4 17 £138 -71.76% 1
Southampton -7 13 £525 +17.98% 8
Winchester -9 6 £500 +5.26% 1
Havant +2 2 - - 1
Romsey - 1 £465 - 1
Degree
South East

For the 6 months to 17 June 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Degree also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Hampshire region with a requirement for Degree.

1 68 (30.49%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (26.91%) Security Cleared
3 57 (25.56%) ITIL
4 49 (21.97%) Linux
4 49 (21.97%) Computer Science
5 45 (20.18%) Analytical Skills
5 45 (20.18%) Problem-Solving
6 43 (19.28%) Microsoft
7 34 (15.25%) SC Cleared
8 33 (14.80%) Mathematics
9 32 (14.35%) Cisco Certification
10 31 (13.90%) Project Management
10 31 (13.90%) Telecoms
11 28 (12.56%) Microsoft Certification
11 28 (12.56%) PRINCE2
11 28 (12.56%) MCSE
11 28 (12.56%) Java
12 26 (11.66%) Cisco
12 26 (11.66%) Management Information System
13 25 (11.21%) Windows
13 25 (11.21%) Decision-Making
14 24 (10.76%) Python
14 24 (10.76%) Incident Management
14 24 (10.76%) Continuous Integration
15 23 (10.31%) Service Management
16 22 (9.87%) Finance
16 22 (9.87%) CCNA
17 21 (9.42%) SQL
17 21 (9.42%) DevOps
18 20 (8.97%) Data Science

Degree
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 14 (6.28%) Apache
2 10 (4.48%) IIS
3 9 (4.04%) SharePoint
4 8 (3.59%) Apache Spark
4 8 (3.59%) Jupyter
5 5 (2.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 4 (1.79%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (1.35%) Apache ServiceMix
7 3 (1.35%) GlassFish
7 3 (1.35%) JBoss
7 3 (1.35%) JRun
7 3 (1.35%) Smallworld
7 3 (1.35%) Tomcat
7 3 (1.35%) WebLogic
7 3 (1.35%) WebSphere
7 3 (1.35%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (0.90%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 2 (0.90%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.90%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 12 (5.38%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (4.93%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (1.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (1.35%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.45%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.35%) Remedy AR System
1 3 (1.35%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.45%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 11 (4.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (4.48%) GitHub
3 9 (4.04%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (3.59%) PaaS
5 6 (2.69%) Power Platform
6 4 (1.79%) Azure Machine Learning
6 4 (1.79%) IaaS
7 3 (1.35%) ShareGate
8 2 (0.90%) Adobe Analytics
8 2 (0.90%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (0.90%) Google Analytics
8 2 (0.90%) Google Tag Manager
8 2 (0.90%) Office 365
8 2 (0.90%) SaaS
9 1 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.45%) Heroku
9 1 (0.45%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 13 (5.83%) 3GPP
1 13 (5.83%) Internet
1 13 (5.83%) Network Security
2 11 (4.93%) DNS
2 11 (4.93%) Firewall
2 11 (4.93%) Wireless
3 9 (4.04%) Bluetooth
3 9 (4.04%) LAN
3 9 (4.04%) WAN
3 9 (4.04%) ZigBee
4 8 (3.59%) DHCP
5 6 (2.69%) Junos
5 6 (2.69%) VPN
6 5 (2.24%) AMQP
7 4 (1.79%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (1.79%) Intrusion Detection
8 3 (1.35%) Ethernet
8 3 (1.35%) Kerberos
8 3 (1.35%) SSL
8 3 (1.35%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (6.73%) Big Data
2 12 (5.38%) Hadoop
3 11 (4.93%) MySQL
4 9 (4.04%) HBase
4 9 (4.04%) Parquet
4 9 (4.04%) SQL Server
5 7 (3.14%) NoSQL
6 6 (2.69%) Power BI
7 5 (2.24%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (2.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (1.79%) Geospatial Data
8 4 (1.79%) GIS
8 4 (1.79%) MongoDB
8 4 (1.79%) SAP BW
9 3 (1.35%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (1.35%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (1.35%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (1.35%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (1.35%) SQL Server 2016
9 3 (1.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 16 (7.17%) Git (software)
2 15 (6.73%) Jenkins
3 9 (4.04%) Gradle
4 8 (3.59%) JIRA
5 7 (3.14%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (1.79%) Selenium
7 3 (1.35%) Fiddler
7 3 (1.35%) JUnit
7 3 (1.35%) Mockito
7 3 (1.35%) SoapUI
7 3 (1.35%) Vagrant
7 3 (1.35%) Visual Studio
7 3 (1.35%) WebDriver
8 2 (0.90%) HP UFT
8 2 (0.90%) Maven
8 2 (0.90%) Phabricator
8 2 (0.90%) TestNG
8 2 (0.90%) Visual Studio Team System
9 1 (0.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.45%) Cucumber
General
1 31 (13.90%) Telecoms
2 22 (9.87%) Finance
3 12 (5.38%) Manufacturing
4 10 (4.48%) Billing
5 7 (3.14%) Aerospace
6 6 (2.69%) Marketing
7 5 (2.24%) Electronics
8 4 (1.79%) Legal
9 2 (0.90%) French Language
9 2 (0.90%) German Language
9 2 (0.90%) Military
10 1 (0.45%) Back Office
10 1 (0.45%) Law
10 1 (0.45%) Local Government
10 1 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.45%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 38 (17.04%) Developer
2 22 (9.87%) Analyst
3 21 (9.42%) Architect
4 18 (8.07%) Network Engineer
5 17 (7.62%) Administrator
6 14 (6.28%) Java Developer
6 14 (6.28%) Project Manager
6 14 (6.28%) Senior Network Engineer
7 10 (4.48%) Graduate
8 9 (4.04%) Business Analyst
9 8 (3.59%) Data Scientist
10 7 (3.14%) Data Analyst
10 7 (3.14%) Designer
10 7 (3.14%) Software Engineer
10 7 (3.14%) Statistical Researcher
11 6 (2.69%) C Developer
11 6 (2.69%) C++ Developer
11 6 (2.69%) Firmware Engineer
11 6 (2.69%) Network Administrator
11 6 (2.69%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (7.62%) Middleware
1 17 (7.62%) RabbitMQ
1 17 (7.62%) Web Services
2 16 (7.17%) Spring
3 15 (6.73%) Kafka
4 12 (5.38%) J2EE
5 11 (4.93%) REST
6 9 (4.04%) Apache Avro
6 9 (4.04%) JSON
7 8 (3.59%) ActiveMQ
7 8 (3.59%) Keras
7 8 (3.59%) NumPy
7 8 (3.59%) Pandas
7 8 (3.59%) PySpark
7 8 (3.59%) TensorFlow
8 6 (2.69%) .NET
8 6 (2.69%) HTML
8 6 (2.69%) XML
9 5 (2.24%) Hibernate
9 5 (2.24%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 45 (20.18%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (11.66%) Management Information System
3 15 (6.73%) Virtual Team
4 11 (4.93%) Linux Command Line
5 10 (4.48%) Life Science
5 10 (4.48%) Smart Meter
6 9 (4.04%) Smart Energy
7 7 (3.14%) Client/Server
7 7 (3.14%) Data Protection Act
8 6 (2.69%) Data Structures
8 6 (2.69%) Public Cloud
9 5 (2.24%) Greenfield Project
9 5 (2.24%) Mobile App
9 5 (2.24%) PKI
9 5 (2.24%) TM Forum
10 4 (1.79%) CMDB
10 4 (1.79%) Industrial Internet of Things
10 4 (1.79%) Self-Motivation
11 3 (1.35%) Embedded Systems
11 3 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 49 (21.97%) Linux
2 25 (11.21%) Windows
3 18 (8.07%) Unix
4 9 (4.04%) Windows Server
5 3 (1.35%) VMS
6 2 (0.90%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.90%) Solaris
6 2 (0.90%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.45%) Android
7 1 (0.45%) CentOS
7 1 (0.45%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.45%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (30.49%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (25.56%) ITIL
3 49 (21.97%) Computer Science
4 45 (20.18%) Problem-Solving
5 33 (14.80%) Mathematics
6 31 (13.90%) Project Management
7 28 (12.56%) PRINCE2
8 25 (11.21%) Decision-Making
9 24 (10.76%) Continuous Integration
9 24 (10.76%) Incident Management
10 23 (10.31%) Service Management
11 21 (9.42%) DevOps
12 20 (8.97%) Data Science
12 20 (8.97%) Enterprise Architecture
13 19 (8.52%) Performance Management
14 18 (8.07%) Change Management
14 18 (8.07%) Scrum
14 18 (8.07%) Visualisation
15 17 (7.62%) Data Analysis
15 17 (7.62%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 28 (12.56%) Java
2 24 (10.76%) Python
3 21 (9.42%) SQL
4 20 (8.97%) C
5 14 (6.28%) C++
6 11 (4.93%) Shell Script
7 9 (4.04%) Embedded C
7 9 (4.04%) JavaScript
8 7 (3.14%) C#
9 5 (2.24%) MATLAB
9 5 (2.24%) Perl
9 5 (2.24%) R
10 4 (1.79%) Java 8
10 4 (1.79%) PHP
11 3 (1.35%) Apple Swift
11 3 (1.35%) Objective-C
11 3 (1.35%) PowerShell
12 2 (0.90%) ABAP
12 2 (0.90%) Bash Shell
12 2 (0.90%) Scala
Qualifications
1 60 (26.91%) Security Cleared
2 34 (15.25%) SC Cleared
3 32 (14.35%) Cisco Certification
4 28 (12.56%) MCSE
4 28 (12.56%) Microsoft Certification
5 22 (9.87%) CCNA
6 19 (8.52%) Master's Degree
7 18 (8.07%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 17 (7.62%) Computer Science Degree
9 14 (6.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 13 (5.83%) CCA
10 13 (5.83%) Citrix Certification
10 13 (5.83%) Numerate Degree
11 12 (5.38%) ITIL Certification
11 12 (5.38%) PhD
12 11 (4.93%) DV Cleared
12 11 (4.93%) ISTQB
13 8 (3.59%) CCIE
14 7 (3.14%) HND
14 7 (3.14%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (7.62%) QA
2 12 (5.38%) GDPR
2 12 (5.38%) MISRA
3 6 (2.69%) SLA
4 4 (1.79%) PMO
5 3 (1.35%) MISRA C
6 2 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.45%) COBIT
7 1 (0.45%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.45%) Def Stans
7 1 (0.45%) HL7
7 1 (0.45%) ISO 22301
7 1 (0.45%) ISO 31000
7 1 (0.45%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 1 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27005
7 1 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 15 (6.73%) Active Directory
1 15 (6.73%) Hyper-V
2 14 (6.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (5.38%) HDFS
4 10 (4.48%) vSphere
5 9 (4.04%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 9 (4.04%) Firmware
6 3 (1.35%) Samba
7 1 (0.45%) Docker
7 1 (0.45%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.45%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 9 (4.04%) Hadoop YARN
2 8 (3.59%) Ansible
3 6 (2.69%) SCCM
3 6 (2.69%) SCOM
4 4 (1.79%) HP ALM
5 3 (1.35%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (1.35%) Puppet
6 1 (0.45%) IBM BigFix
6 1 (0.45%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.45%) Nagios
6 1 (0.45%) Netcool
6 1 (0.45%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.45%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.45%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
6 1 (0.45%) Tivoli Monitoring
6 1 (0.45%) WMI
6 1 (0.45%) WSUS
Vendors
1 43 (19.28%) Microsoft
2 26 (11.66%) Cisco
3 20 (8.97%) Citrix
4 18 (8.07%) VMware
5 11 (4.93%) IBM
6 10 (4.48%) Tableau
7 9 (4.04%) HP
7 9 (4.04%) Juniper
8 6 (2.69%) Adobe
8 6 (2.69%) Oracle
8 6 (2.69%) Splunk
8 6 (2.69%) Veeam
9 5 (2.24%) Remedy
10 4 (1.79%) BMC
10 4 (1.79%) SAP
11 3 (1.35%) Google
11 3 (1.35%) GUPTA
11 3 (1.35%) Intergraph
11 3 (1.35%) TIBCO
11 3 (1.35%) Trend Micro