Period
to 16 September 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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 36 46 23
Rank change year-on-year +10 -23 +20
Contract jobs citing Degree 194 175 225
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 5.43% 4.82% 6.34%
As % of the Qualifications category 15.35% 14.82% 17.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 66 132
Hampshire median daily rate £450 £406 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.77% +0.31% +1.25%
10th Percentile £281 £300 £271
90th Percentile £600 £598 £598
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 30 17
Hampshire median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% -5.88%
10th Percentile £26.25 £24.70 £17.05
90th Percentile £50.00 £82.33 £44.93
South East median hourly rate £43.75 £43.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year +0.57% +50.00% -30.12%

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 1,264 1,181 1,276
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 35.36% 32.54% 35.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 792 620 740
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £424 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.35% +5.88% +0.63%
10th Percentile £281 £290 £255
90th Percentile £588 £563 £513
South East median daily rate £428 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +0.59% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 57 64
Hampshire median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £41.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +3.03% -2.94%
10th Percentile £21.13 £21.45 £17.73
90th Percentile £58.68 £71.47 £48.55
South East median hourly rate £41.21 £39.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year +4.33% +88.10% -10.64%

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 16 September 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 16 September 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 16 September 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
Portsmouth -4 34 £495 +32.00% 22
Aldershot +1 24 £498 +15.03% 12
Basingstoke +15 18 £518 +59.23% 12
Fareham +7 17 £138 -65.08% 16
Southampton +16 16 £538 +52.48% 23
Hook -2 15 £375 +25.00% 6
Farnborough -8 15 £450 +20.00% 18
Winchester +9 13 £538 +13.16% 3
Romsey - 3 £558 - 1
Andover +7 2 £538 -10.42%
Havant +5 1 - -
Degree
South East

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 70 (36.08%) Security Cleared
2 57 (29.38%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (21.13%) SC Cleared
4 38 (19.59%) Computer Science
5 33 (17.01%) Configuration Management
5 33 (17.01%) ITIL
6 32 (16.49%) Python
7 29 (14.95%) Finance
7 29 (14.95%) C
7 29 (14.95%) SQL
7 29 (14.95%) Analytical Skills
8 27 (13.92%) Project Management
9 26 (13.40%) Telecoms
9 26 (13.40%) Mathematics
10 25 (12.89%) Linux
11 24 (12.37%) Problem-Solving
12 22 (11.34%) Software Engineering
13 21 (10.82%) Java
13 21 (10.82%) DevOps
14 20 (10.31%) Decision-Making
15 19 (9.79%) HND
15 19 (9.79%) PRINCE2
16 18 (9.28%) Cisco
16 18 (9.28%) Big Data
17 17 (8.76%) QA
17 17 (8.76%) Windows
18 16 (8.25%) Microsoft
18 16 (8.25%) Stakeholder Management
18 16 (8.25%) Azure
18 16 (8.25%) 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 8 (4.12%) Apache
2 7 (3.61%) Apache Spark
3 4 (2.06%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.55%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.52%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (0.52%) GemFire
6 1 (0.52%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.52%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 8 (4.12%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (3.61%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (1.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (1.03%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.52%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.03%) Eloqua
1 2 (1.03%) SAP CO
1 2 (1.03%) SAP FI
1 2 (1.03%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (0.52%) Oracle iProcurement
2 1 (0.52%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.52%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 16 (8.25%) Azure
2 8 (4.12%) GitHub
2 8 (4.12%) IaaS
3 7 (3.61%) PaaS
4 5 (2.58%) AWS
4 5 (2.58%) Power Platform
5 3 (1.55%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 3 (1.55%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (1.55%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (1.03%) Adobe Analytics
6 2 (1.03%) Google Analytics
6 2 (1.03%) Google Tag Manager
6 2 (1.03%) SaaS
7 1 (0.52%) Heroku
7 1 (0.52%) Office 365
7 1 (0.52%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 13 (6.70%) 3GPP
2 12 (6.19%) Wireless
3 11 (5.67%) LAN
3 11 (5.67%) WAN
4 10 (5.15%) DNS
5 9 (4.64%) Bluetooth
5 9 (4.64%) Cisco ASA
5 9 (4.64%) ZigBee
6 7 (3.61%) BGP
6 7 (3.61%) Internet
6 7 (3.61%) MPLS
6 7 (3.61%) OSPF
7 5 (2.58%) DHCP
7 5 (2.58%) HSRP
7 5 (2.58%) IPsec
7 5 (2.58%) L2TP
7 5 (2.58%) RIP
7 5 (2.58%) VPN
8 4 (2.06%) Ethernet
8 4 (2.06%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (9.28%) Big Data
2 11 (5.67%) Hadoop
3 9 (4.64%) SQL Server
4 6 (3.09%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (3.09%) MongoDB
4 6 (3.09%) SQL Server 2016
5 5 (2.58%) Apache Hive
5 5 (2.58%) HBase
5 5 (2.58%) MySQL
5 5 (2.58%) Power BI
6 4 (2.06%) NoSQL
6 4 (2.06%) Relational Database
6 4 (2.06%) SAP BW
6 4 (2.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (1.55%) Data Mining
7 3 (1.55%) InfluxDB
7 3 (1.55%) OpenTSDB
7 3 (1.55%) Parquet
7 3 (1.55%) Sqoop
8 2 (1.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (4.64%) Jenkins
2 7 (3.61%) Git (software)
2 7 (3.61%) JIRA
3 3 (1.55%) Gradle
3 3 (1.55%) Rational DOORS
4 2 (1.03%) ClearCase
4 2 (1.03%) Eclipse
4 2 (1.03%) IntelliJ
4 2 (1.03%) Phabricator
4 2 (1.03%) Selenium
4 2 (1.03%) Subversion
4 2 (1.03%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.03%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (0.52%) Ant
5 1 (0.52%) Bugzilla
5 1 (0.52%) ClearQuest
5 1 (0.52%) JUnit
5 1 (0.52%) LabVIEW
5 1 (0.52%) NUnit
5 1 (0.52%) Oracle Forms
General
1 29 (14.95%) Finance
2 26 (13.40%) Telecoms
3 14 (7.22%) Military
4 11 (5.67%) Manufacturing
5 9 (4.64%) Marketing
5 9 (4.64%) Public Sector
6 6 (3.09%) Aerospace
7 5 (2.58%) Electronics
8 4 (2.06%) Billing
8 4 (2.06%) Legal
9 3 (1.55%) Local Government
10 1 (0.52%) Back Office
10 1 (0.52%) French Language
10 1 (0.52%) Law
10 1 (0.52%) Police
Job Titles
1 31 (15.98%) Developer
2 20 (10.31%) Architect
3 19 (9.79%) Analyst
4 12 (6.19%) Solutions Architect
5 11 (5.67%) Project Manager
6 10 (5.15%) Graduate
7 9 (4.64%) Software Engineer
8 8 (4.12%) C Developer
8 8 (4.12%) Java Developer
9 7 (3.61%) C++ Developer
9 7 (3.61%) Consultant
9 7 (3.61%) Statistical Researcher
9 7 (3.61%) Test Engineer
10 6 (3.09%) Data Analyst
10 6 (3.09%) Firmware Engineer
10 6 (3.09%) Network Engineer
11 5 (2.58%) Embedded C Developer
11 5 (2.58%) Embedded C Engineer
11 5 (2.58%) Senior Network Engineer
11 5 (2.58%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.15%) Kafka
2 7 (3.61%) .NET
2 7 (3.61%) HTML
2 7 (3.61%) JSON
2 7 (3.61%) Spring
3 6 (3.09%) Middleware
3 6 (3.09%) NumPy
3 6 (3.09%) Pandas
3 6 (3.09%) Web Services
4 5 (2.58%) AngularJS
4 5 (2.58%) CSS
4 5 (2.58%) RabbitMQ
5 4 (2.06%) J2EE
6 3 (1.55%) Ajax
6 3 (1.55%) Apache Avro
6 3 (1.55%) ASP.NET
6 3 (1.55%) Matplotlib
6 3 (1.55%) REST
6 3 (1.55%) RESTful
6 3 (1.55%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 29 (14.95%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (7.73%) Management Information System
3 9 (4.64%) Linux Command Line
3 9 (4.64%) Smart Energy
3 9 (4.64%) Smart Meter
4 8 (4.12%) Algorithms
4 8 (4.12%) Self-Motivation
5 7 (3.61%) Virtual Team
6 6 (3.09%) Frameworx
6 6 (3.09%) Greenfield Project
6 6 (3.09%) Life Science
6 6 (3.09%) TM Forum
7 5 (2.58%) Data Centre
7 5 (2.58%) Public Cloud
8 4 (2.06%) Mobile App
8 4 (2.06%) NHS
9 3 (1.55%) Cloud Native
9 3 (1.55%) Hybrid Cloud
9 3 (1.55%) User Experience
10 2 (1.03%) Industrial Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 25 (12.89%) Linux
2 17 (8.76%) Windows
3 10 (5.15%) Unix
4 8 (4.12%) Windows Server
5 3 (1.55%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.03%) Solaris
6 2 (1.03%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.03%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.52%) Android
7 1 (0.52%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.52%) CentOS
7 1 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.52%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.52%) VMS
7 1 (0.52%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (29.38%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (19.59%) Computer Science
3 33 (17.01%) Configuration Management
3 33 (17.01%) ITIL
4 27 (13.92%) Project Management
5 26 (13.40%) Mathematics
6 24 (12.37%) Problem-Solving
7 22 (11.34%) Software Engineering
8 21 (10.82%) DevOps
9 20 (10.31%) Decision-Making
10 19 (9.79%) PRINCE2
11 16 (8.25%) Data Science
11 16 (8.25%) Stakeholder Management
12 15 (7.73%) Business Intelligence
12 15 (7.73%) Data Analysis
13 14 (7.22%) Analytics
13 14 (7.22%) Customer Requirements
14 13 (6.70%) Scrum
14 13 (6.70%) Test Scripting
15 12 (6.19%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 32 (16.49%) Python
2 29 (14.95%) C
2 29 (14.95%) SQL
3 21 (10.82%) Java
4 13 (6.70%) C++
5 11 (5.67%) Embedded C
5 11 (5.67%) R
6 9 (4.64%) JavaScript
7 7 (3.61%) C#
7 7 (3.61%) MATLAB
7 7 (3.61%) Shell Script
8 6 (3.09%) Perl
9 5 (2.58%) PHP
10 4 (2.06%) ABAP
10 4 (2.06%) Java 8
11 2 (1.03%) Apple Swift
11 2 (1.03%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.03%) Objective-C
11 2 (1.03%) PL/SQL
11 2 (1.03%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 70 (36.08%) Security Cleared
2 41 (21.13%) SC Cleared
3 19 (9.79%) HND
4 16 (8.25%) Computer Science Degree
5 15 (7.73%) Cisco Certification
5 15 (7.73%) Master's Degree
6 10 (5.15%) CCNA
6 10 (5.15%) MCSE
6 10 (5.15%) Microsoft Certification
7 9 (4.64%) Numerate Degree
7 9 (4.64%) PhD
8 7 (3.61%) DV Cleared
8 7 (3.61%) HNC
9 6 (3.09%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (3.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 5 (2.58%) BPSS Clearance
10 5 (2.58%) CCNP
10 5 (2.58%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 5 (2.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 4 (2.06%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (8.76%) QA
2 11 (5.67%) MISRA
3 6 (3.09%) SLA
4 4 (2.06%) Data Quality
5 3 (1.55%) GDPR
6 2 (1.03%) MISRA C
6 2 (1.03%) PMO
7 1 (0.52%) COBIT
7 1 (0.52%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.52%) HL7
7 1 (0.52%) ISO 22301
7 1 (0.52%) ISO 31000
7 1 (0.52%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27005
7 1 (0.52%) P3O
System Software
1 11 (5.67%) Active Directory
2 9 (4.64%) Firmware
2 9 (4.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (4.12%) Hyper-V
4 6 (3.09%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 6 (3.09%) Docker
4 6 (3.09%) HDFS
5 3 (1.55%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 5 (2.58%) Ansible
1 5 (2.58%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (2.58%) Puppet
2 3 (1.55%) Consul
2 3 (1.55%) Hadoop YARN
2 3 (1.55%) Kubernetes
2 3 (1.55%) Mesos
2 3 (1.55%) Prometheus
2 3 (1.55%) Terraform
3 2 (1.03%) HP ALM
4 1 (0.52%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (0.52%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.52%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.52%) Netcool
4 1 (0.52%) WMI
4 1 (0.52%) WSUS
Vendors
1 18 (9.28%) Cisco
2 16 (8.25%) Microsoft
3 13 (6.70%) VMware
4 11 (5.67%) SAP
5 8 (4.12%) Oracle
6 7 (3.61%) Juniper
7 6 (3.09%) HP
8 5 (2.58%) Google
9 4 (2.06%) Blue Coat
9 4 (2.06%) IBM
9 4 (2.06%) Riverbed
9 4 (2.06%) Splunk
10 3 (1.55%) RapidMiner
10 3 (1.55%) Remedy
10 3 (1.55%) SolarWinds
11 2 (1.03%) Dell
11 2 (1.03%) Motorola
11 2 (1.03%) Red Hat
11 2 (1.03%) Reuters
11 2 (1.03%) TIBCO