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 3 months to 30 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.

Degree
South East / Hampshire
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 25 39 45
Rank change year-on-year +14 +6  
Contract jobs citing Degree 126 108 85
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 6.66% 4.85% 3.93%
As % of the Qualifications category 15.87% 12.24% 10.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 80 46
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.28% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £220 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £501 £554
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +2.63% +1.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 6 5
Median hourly rate £25.00 £45.17 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -44.64% +36.86%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.80 £37.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £50.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.44 £40.00 £31.44
% change year-on-year -31.40% +27.22%  

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 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 794 882 803
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 41.94% 39.62% 37.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 482 589 442
Median daily rate £413 £386 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.00% +8.59%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £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 25
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 £12.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £64.38 £52.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £39.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -23.07% +73.33%  

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

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

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 3 months to 30 March 2017.

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 3 months to 30 March 2017.

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 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hook +13 16 £410 +17.14% 1
Basingstoke +14 14 £260 -36.96% 12
Southampton +10 13 £438 +121.51% 10
Portsmouth -5 8 £256 -14.22% 4
Winchester -4 6 £425 +13.33% 4
Fleet - 5 £500 -
Farnborough +3 4 £350 -10.25% 4
Fareham -10 4 £231 +5.11% 5
Havant -1 3 - - 1
Eastleigh - 1 £438 - 2
Ringwood - 1 - - 3
Degree
South East

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Degree also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Hampshire region with a requirement for Degree.

1 56 (26.17%) Computer Science
2 55 (25.70%) Security Cleared
3 47 (21.96%) ITIL
4 46 (21.50%) Finance
5 43 (20.09%) SC Cleared
6 38 (17.76%) Telecoms
7 34 (15.89%) Firewall
8 33 (15.42%) Windows
9 32 (14.95%) Cisco
10 27 (12.62%) SQL
11 26 (12.15%) Linux
11 26 (12.15%) Microsoft
12 25 (11.68%) Project Management
13 24 (11.21%) HP
13 24 (11.21%) UML
14 23 (10.75%) Management Information System
15 22 (10.28%) PRINCE2
16 21 (9.81%) C
16 21 (9.81%) Cisco Certification
16 21 (9.81%) QA
16 21 (9.81%) F5
16 21 (9.81%) Continuous Improvement
17 19 (8.88%) Analytical Skills
17 19 (8.88%) Network Design
17 19 (8.88%) LAN
17 19 (8.88%) WAN
17 19 (8.88%) Wireless
18 18 (8.41%) Validation
18 18 (8.41%) CCNP
19 17 (7.94%) Information Security

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 16 (7.48%) Apache
2 15 (7.01%) SharePoint
3 13 (6.07%) JBoss
4 6 (2.80%) Cloud Foundry
4 6 (2.80%) SAS
5 5 (2.34%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (1.87%) CMS
6 4 (1.87%) GlassFish
6 4 (1.87%) Joomla!
6 4 (1.87%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (1.87%) Tomcat
6 4 (1.87%) WordPress
7 3 (1.40%) Apache Spark
7 3 (1.40%) ArcGIS
7 3 (1.40%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (1.40%) MS Exchange
7 3 (1.40%) Skype for Business
8 2 (0.93%) GemFire
8 2 (0.93%) IBM Notes
8 2 (0.93%) TPMS
Applications
1 16 (7.48%) MS Excel
1 16 (7.48%) MS Visio
2 11 (5.14%) MS Office
3 6 (2.80%) Stata
4 5 (2.34%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (2.34%) MS Project
5 1 (0.47%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.47%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.47%) Oracle Retail
1 1 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.27%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (3.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.87%) PaaS
3 3 (1.40%) GitHub
4 2 (0.93%) SaaS
5 1 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.47%) CloudSense
5 1 (0.47%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 34 (15.89%) Firewall
2 19 (8.88%) LAN
2 19 (8.88%) WAN
2 19 (8.88%) Wireless
3 13 (6.07%) BIG-IP
3 13 (6.07%) TCP/IP
4 12 (5.61%) SAN
5 8 (3.74%) Intrusion Detection
5 8 (3.74%) IPsec
5 8 (3.74%) SNMP
5 8 (3.74%) VPN
6 7 (3.27%) DNS
6 7 (3.27%) LDAP
6 7 (3.27%) NAS
6 7 (3.27%) SSL
6 7 (3.27%) VoIP
7 6 (2.80%) HTTP
8 5 (2.34%) Intranet
9 4 (1.87%) FTP
10 3 (1.40%) 3GPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (6.07%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.34%) Big Data
2 5 (2.34%) NoSQL
3 4 (1.87%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (1.87%) GIS
3 4 (1.87%) MySQL
3 4 (1.87%) Oracle Database
3 4 (1.87%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (1.40%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (1.40%) Hadoop
4 3 (1.40%) HBase
4 3 (1.40%) Oracle9i Database
4 3 (1.40%) QGIS
4 3 (1.40%) SAP Data Services
4 3 (1.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (0.93%) Cognos Report Studio
5 2 (0.93%) Geospatial Data
5 2 (0.93%) Spatial Data
5 2 (0.93%) Spotfire
5 2 (0.93%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 12 (5.61%) Jenkins
2 10 (4.67%) Git (software)
3 6 (2.80%) Maven
3 6 (2.80%) Rational DOORS
4 5 (2.34%) JUnit
5 4 (1.87%) Eclipse
5 4 (1.87%) Gradle
5 4 (1.87%) StarTeam
5 4 (1.87%) Visual Studio
6 3 (1.40%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (0.93%) IntelliJ
7 2 (0.93%) NetBeans
7 2 (0.93%) Subversion
8 1 (0.47%) Ant
8 1 (0.47%) Axure RP
8 1 (0.47%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 1 (0.47%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.47%) JIRA
8 1 (0.47%) Oracle Forms
General
1 46 (21.50%) Finance
2 38 (17.76%) Telecoms
3 13 (6.07%) Legal
4 6 (2.80%) Military
5 5 (2.34%) Billing
5 5 (2.34%) Law
5 5 (2.34%) Marketing
6 4 (1.87%) Automotive
6 4 (1.87%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.87%) Retail
7 3 (1.40%) Electronics
8 2 (0.93%) Publishing
9 1 (0.47%) Advertising
9 1 (0.47%) Avionics
9 1 (0.47%) Back Office
9 1 (0.47%) Banking
9 1 (0.47%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.47%) French Language
9 1 (0.47%) German Language
9 1 (0.47%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 36 (16.82%) Analyst
2 19 (8.88%) Network Engineer
3 18 (8.41%) Developer
4 15 (7.01%) Architect
5 14 (6.54%) Project Manager
6 10 (4.67%) Business Analyst
6 10 (4.67%) Consultant
6 10 (4.67%) Senior Network Engineer
7 9 (4.21%) Infrastructure Architect
8 7 (3.27%) Designer
8 7 (3.27%) DevOps Engineer
8 7 (3.27%) Programme Manager
9 6 (2.80%) Integration Engineer
9 6 (2.80%) IT Manager
9 6 (2.80%) Junior
9 6 (2.80%) Network Infrastructure Architect
9 6 (2.80%) Security Specialist
10 5 (2.34%) Commercial Manager
10 5 (2.34%) Network Design Engineer
10 5 (2.34%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (7.01%) Web Services
2 12 (5.61%) XML
3 11 (5.14%) .NET
3 11 (5.14%) HTML
4 9 (4.21%) HTML5
5 8 (3.74%) CSS
5 8 (3.74%) Spring
6 6 (2.80%) REST
7 5 (2.34%) ASP.NET
7 5 (2.34%) J2EE
7 5 (2.34%) WCF
8 3 (1.40%) Ajax
8 3 (1.40%) JSF
8 3 (1.40%) JSON
8 3 (1.40%) Kafka
8 3 (1.40%) Middleware
8 3 (1.40%) SAML
8 3 (1.40%) XHTML
9 2 (0.93%) Node.js
9 2 (0.93%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 56 (26.17%) Computer Science
2 23 (10.75%) Management Information System
3 19 (8.88%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (5.61%) Data Centre
5 9 (4.21%) PKI
6 7 (3.27%) Virtual Team
7 5 (2.34%) Driving Licence
7 5 (2.34%) Linux Command Line
8 4 (1.87%) Clustering
8 4 (1.87%) Data Structures
8 4 (1.87%) Life Science
8 4 (1.87%) Replication
9 3 (1.40%) NHS
9 3 (1.40%) Web 2.0
10 2 (0.93%) Device Driver
10 2 (0.93%) Digital TV
10 2 (0.93%) iPad
10 2 (0.93%) MPEG
10 2 (0.93%) Smart Meter
10 2 (0.93%) STB
Operating Systems
1 33 (15.42%) Windows
2 26 (12.15%) Linux
3 8 (3.74%) CentOS
3 8 (3.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (3.27%) Unix
5 6 (2.80%) Windows 7
6 5 (2.34%) Solaris
6 5 (2.34%) Windows Server
7 3 (1.40%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.93%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.47%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (21.96%) ITIL
2 25 (11.68%) Project Management
3 24 (11.21%) UML
4 22 (10.28%) PRINCE2
5 21 (9.81%) Continuous Improvement
6 19 (8.88%) Network Design
7 18 (8.41%) Validation
8 17 (7.94%) Information Security
9 16 (7.48%) Agile Software Development
9 16 (7.48%) Customer Requirements
9 16 (7.48%) Service Management
10 15 (7.01%) DevOps
11 14 (6.54%) Configuration Management
11 14 (6.54%) Mentoring
12 13 (6.07%) ITIL V3
13 12 (5.61%) ITSM
13 12 (5.61%) Statistics
14 11 (5.14%) Business Analysis
14 11 (5.14%) Mathematics
14 11 (5.14%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (12.62%) SQL
2 21 (9.81%) C
3 15 (7.01%) Java
4 13 (6.07%) Python
5 10 (4.67%) C#
6 7 (3.27%) JavaScript
6 7 (3.27%) PHP
6 7 (3.27%) R
7 6 (2.80%) Bash Shell
8 5 (2.34%) C++
8 5 (2.34%) PowerShell
8 5 (2.34%) Shell Script
8 5 (2.34%) VBScript
9 4 (1.87%) Groovy
9 4 (1.87%) VB.NET
10 3 (1.40%) ANSI SQL
10 3 (1.40%) Perl
11 2 (0.93%) Tcl
11 2 (0.93%) VB
12 1 (0.47%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 55 (25.70%) Security Cleared
2 43 (20.09%) SC Cleared
3 21 (9.81%) Cisco Certification
4 18 (8.41%) CCNP
5 13 (6.07%) CCDP
5 13 (6.07%) CCIE
5 13 (6.07%) CCIP
5 13 (6.07%) CCSA
5 13 (6.07%) CCSE
5 13 (6.07%) HP ASE
5 13 (6.07%) HP MASE
5 13 (6.07%) JNCIA
5 13 (6.07%) JNCIE
6 7 (3.27%) CCNA
6 7 (3.27%) DV Cleared
6 7 (3.27%) HND
6 7 (3.27%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (2.80%) Postgraduate
8 5 (2.34%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 4 (1.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (9.81%) QA
2 13 (6.07%) PCI DSS
2 13 (6.07%) PMO
3 8 (3.74%) PA-DSS
4 6 (2.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (1.87%) SLA
6 2 (0.93%) ARP4754
6 2 (0.93%) ARP4761
6 2 (0.93%) Def Stans
6 2 (0.93%) DO-178B
6 2 (0.93%) DO-254
6 2 (0.93%) IEC 61508
7 1 (0.47%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.47%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.47%) JSP 440
System Software
1 12 (5.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (5.14%) Active Directory
3 7 (3.27%) vSphere
4 4 (1.87%) vCloud
5 3 (1.40%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.93%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 2 (0.93%) Docker
6 2 (0.93%) Firmware
6 2 (0.93%) HDFS
6 2 (0.93%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.47%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 13 (6.07%) FortiGate
2 6 (2.80%) Ansible
2 6 (2.80%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 4 (1.87%) Netcool
3 4 (1.87%) SCCM
3 4 (1.87%) Tivoli
4 3 (1.40%) NetBackup
5 2 (0.93%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (0.93%) Puppet
5 2 (0.93%) WSUS
6 1 (0.47%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.47%) Hadoop YARN
6 1 (0.47%) Nessus
6 1 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.47%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.47%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 32 (14.95%) Cisco
2 26 (12.15%) Microsoft
3 24 (11.21%) HP
4 21 (9.81%) F5
5 16 (7.48%) VMware
6 15 (7.01%) Juniper
7 13 (6.07%) Aruba
7 13 (6.07%) CheckPoint
7 13 (6.07%) Fortinet
7 13 (6.07%) Riverbed
8 11 (5.14%) Oracle
8 11 (5.14%) Red Hat
8 11 (5.14%) Splunk
9 10 (4.67%) NetApp
10 9 (4.21%) Gemalto
11 7 (3.27%) Kaspersky
11 7 (3.27%) Remedy
11 7 (3.27%) Tripwire
12 6 (2.80%) Salesforce.com
13 5 (2.34%) Citrix
Winchester, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Rate: £475 - £525 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Hook, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £275 - £475 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Eastleigh, Hampshire
Salt
Rate: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
FT Select
Rate: From £475 to £525 per day
Posted: 6 days ago