Period
to 28 May 2020

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 28 May 2020 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
28 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 35 30 36
Rank change year-on-year -5 +6 -8
Contract jobs citing Degree 97 233 206
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Hampshire 5.15% 6.63% 5.39%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.93% 18.71% 15.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 146 83
Median daily rate £400 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +2.86% +2.94%
10th Percentile £228 £281 £300
90th Percentile £575 £550 £540
South East median daily rate £400 £450 £439
% change year-on-year -11.11% +2.56% +7.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 26 22
Median hourly rate £27.15 £33.40 £42.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.71% -21.60% +79.37%
10th Percentile £14.38 £25.01 £21.33
90th Percentile £44.18 £46.91 £47.83
South East median hourly rate £24.30 £33.40 £42.85
% change year-on-year -27.25% -22.05% +71.40%

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 750 1,245 1,350
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 39.81% 35.44% 35.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 419 764 688
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £313 £289 £260
90th Percentile £600 £575 £544
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 72 44
Median hourly rate £35.00 £30.75 £42.46
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.82% -27.58% +21.31%
10th Percentile £18.15 £16.77 £19.68
90th Percentile £57.50 £52.50 £47.83
Median hourly rate £31.56 £26.42 £31.75
% change year-on-year +19.46% -16.80% +51.19%

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Degree in Hampshire

Degree
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Degree in Hampshire.

Daily rate trend for Degree in Hampshire

Degree
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Degree in Hampshire over the 6 months to 28 May 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Degree in Hampshire

Degree
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Degree in Hampshire.

Hourly rate trend for Degree in Hampshire

Degree
Hourly Rate Histogram in Hampshire

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Degree in Hampshire over the 6 months to 28 May 2020.

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 28 May 2020. 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 +24 17 £425 -12.37% 6
Aldershot -2 16 £307 -20.66% 3
Basingstoke +19 12 £400 -19.60% 12
Southampton +10 10 £450 -10.00% 10
Farnborough -2 10 £500 +11.11% 13
Hook -6 7 £400 -5.88% 3
Winchester +5 4 £239 -52.11% 2
Fareham 0 4 £675 +260.00% 1
Havant -2 4 £110 -
Eastleigh - 1 - -
Fleet - 1 £400 - 3
Degree
South East

For the 6 months to 28 May 2020, 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 38 (39.18%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (35.05%) Security Cleared
3 28 (28.87%) SC Cleared
4 26 (26.80%) Analytical Skills
5 25 (25.77%) Problem-Solving
6 19 (19.59%) Master's Degree
6 19 (19.59%) Computer Science
7 18 (18.56%) Business Continuity
8 17 (17.53%) Test Scripting
8 17 (17.53%) Test Automation
9 16 (16.49%) Scenario Testing
10 15 (15.46%) Mathematics
11 14 (14.43%) Microsoft
11 14 (14.43%) Microsoft Certification
12 13 (13.40%) Cisco Certification
12 13 (13.40%) Project Management
13 12 (12.37%) SQL
14 11 (11.34%) Finance
14 11 (11.34%) Decision-Making
14 11 (11.34%) Azure
15 10 (10.31%) Analytics
15 10 (10.31%) DevOps
15 10 (10.31%) Validation
15 10 (10.31%) MCSE
16 9 (9.28%) PRINCE2
16 9 (9.28%) Windows
16 9 (9.28%) ITIL
17 8 (8.25%) Java
17 8 (8.25%) Microsoft Office
17 8 (8.25%) C

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 3 (3.09%) Apache
1 3 (3.09%) Jupyter
1 3 (3.09%) SAS
1 3 (3.09%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.06%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.03%) Confluence
3 1 (1.03%) JBoss
Applications
1 8 (8.25%) Microsoft Excel
1 8 (8.25%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.06%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (2.06%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (2.06%) Windchill
3 1 (1.03%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.06%) Primavera
2 1 (1.03%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.03%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 11 (11.34%) Azure
2 6 (6.19%) Office 365
3 5 (5.15%) PaaS
4 4 (4.12%) Power Platform
5 3 (3.09%) AWS
5 3 (3.09%) IaaS
6 2 (2.06%) Azure Machine Learning
6 2 (2.06%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (2.06%) Google Analytics
6 2 (2.06%) SaaS
7 1 (1.03%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (1.03%) Amazon S3
7 1 (1.03%) Asana
7 1 (1.03%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (1.03%) AWS CloudTrail
7 1 (1.03%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (1.03%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (1.03%) Lucidchart
7 1 (1.03%) PowerApps
7 1 (1.03%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.12%) VoIP
2 3 (3.09%) SSL
2 3 (3.09%) Unified Communications
2 3 (3.09%) WAN
3 2 (2.06%) Firewall
3 2 (2.06%) Internet
3 2 (2.06%) LAN
3 2 (2.06%) Network Security
3 2 (2.06%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.06%) Wireless
4 1 (1.03%) BGP
4 1 (1.03%) Intranet
4 1 (1.03%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (1.03%) MPLS
4 1 (1.03%) NetScreen
4 1 (1.03%) OSPF
4 1 (1.03%) TACACS
4 1 (1.03%) VLAN
4 1 (1.03%) VPN
4 1 (1.03%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.15%) NoSQL
2 4 (4.12%) Big Data
2 4 (4.12%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (4.12%) MySQL
2 4 (4.12%) Oracle Database
2 4 (4.12%) Power BI
2 4 (4.12%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (3.09%) MariaDB
3 3 (3.09%) MongoDB
3 3 (3.09%) Oracle Database 10g
3 3 (3.09%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (3.09%) Oracle Database 12c
3 3 (3.09%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (3.09%) Oracle9i Database
4 2 (2.06%) Geospatial Data
4 2 (2.06%) GIS
5 1 (1.03%) Data Lake
5 1 (1.03%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.03%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 4 (4.12%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.09%) Eclipse
2 3 (3.09%) IntelliJ
3 2 (2.06%) git-flow
3 2 (2.06%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.06%) JIRA
3 2 (2.06%) TestDirector
4 1 (1.03%) HP UFT
4 1 (1.03%) Selenium
4 1 (1.03%) SoapUI
4 1 (1.03%) TestNG
4 1 (1.03%) WebDriver
General
1 11 (11.34%) Finance
2 8 (8.25%) Marketing
3 5 (5.15%) Manufacturing
4 4 (4.12%) Aerospace
4 4 (4.12%) Military
5 3 (3.09%) Legal
6 2 (2.06%) Public Sector
6 2 (2.06%) Publishing
6 2 (2.06%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.03%) Electronics
7 1 (1.03%) Games
7 1 (1.03%) Retail
7 1 (1.03%) Social Science
Job Titles
1 14 (14.43%) Analyst
2 10 (10.31%) Architect
3 9 (9.28%) Developer
4 7 (7.22%) Test Analyst
5 6 (6.19%) Data Scientist
5 6 (6.19%) Tester
6 5 (5.15%) Digital Transformation
6 5 (5.15%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
7 4 (4.12%) DBA
7 4 (4.12%) Desktop Support
7 4 (4.12%) Digital Architect
7 4 (4.12%) Digital Transformation Architect
7 4 (4.12%) Java Developer
7 4 (4.12%) Oracle DBA
7 4 (4.12%) Project Manager
7 4 (4.12%) Risk Manager
7 4 (4.12%) Systems Engineer
7 4 (4.12%) Test Engineer
8 3 (3.09%) Applications Tester
8 3 (3.09%) IT Risk Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.19%) RESTful
2 4 (4.12%) Middleware
2 4 (4.12%) Spring
3 3 (3.09%) Hibernate
3 3 (3.09%) J2EE
3 3 (3.09%) JSON
3 3 (3.09%) Keras
3 3 (3.09%) Node.js
3 3 (3.09%) NumPy
3 3 (3.09%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 3 (3.09%) Pandas
3 3 (3.09%) PySpark
3 3 (3.09%) scikit-learn
3 3 (3.09%) Spring Integration
3 3 (3.09%) TensorFlow
3 3 (3.09%) Web Services
4 2 (2.06%) OAuth
4 2 (2.06%) OpenID
4 2 (2.06%) PostGIS
4 2 (2.06%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 26 (26.80%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (7.22%) Data Centre
3 5 (5.15%) Life Science
4 4 (4.12%) User Experience
5 3 (3.09%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (3.09%) Linux Command Line
5 3 (3.09%) Public Cloud
6 2 (2.06%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.06%) Reference Data
6 2 (2.06%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (2.06%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (2.06%) Virtual Team
7 1 (1.03%) Acoustics
7 1 (1.03%) Arduino
7 1 (1.03%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.03%) Cyber Defence
7 1 (1.03%) Lidar
7 1 (1.03%) RSA SecurID
7 1 (1.03%) Smartphone
7 1 (1.03%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 9 (9.28%) Windows
2 6 (6.19%) Linux
3 4 (4.12%) Unix
4 3 (3.09%) Windows 10
4 3 (3.09%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.03%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.03%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (39.18%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (25.77%) Problem-Solving
3 19 (19.59%) Computer Science
4 18 (18.56%) Business Continuity
5 17 (17.53%) Test Automation
5 17 (17.53%) Test Scripting
6 16 (16.49%) Scenario Testing
7 15 (15.46%) Mathematics
8 13 (13.40%) Project Management
9 11 (11.34%) Decision-Making
10 10 (10.31%) Analytics
10 10 (10.31%) DevOps
10 10 (10.31%) Validation
11 9 (9.28%) ITIL
11 9 (9.28%) PRINCE2
12 8 (8.25%) Data Modelling
12 8 (8.25%) Risk Management
12 8 (8.25%) Statistics
13 7 (7.22%) Information Security
13 7 (7.22%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 12 (12.37%) SQL
2 8 (8.25%) C
2 8 (8.25%) Java
2 8 (8.25%) Python
3 6 (6.19%) Shell Script
4 5 (5.15%) Java 8
5 2 (2.06%) C#
6 1 (1.03%) C++
6 1 (1.03%) MATLAB
6 1 (1.03%) R
6 1 (1.03%) Scala
Qualifications
1 34 (35.05%) Security Cleared
2 28 (28.87%) SC Cleared
3 19 (19.59%) Master's Degree
4 14 (14.43%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (13.40%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (10.31%) MCSE
7 8 (8.25%) HND
8 7 (7.22%) CCIE
8 7 (7.22%) Computer Science Degree
8 7 (7.22%) DV Cleared
9 5 (5.15%) CCDP
9 5 (5.15%) CCNA
9 5 (5.15%) CCNP
9 5 (5.15%) LPIC
9 5 (5.15%) OSCP
10 4 (4.12%) APMP
11 3 (3.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 3 (3.09%) Network+ Certification
11 3 (3.09%) Numerate Degree
11 3 (3.09%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (5.15%) QA
3 2 (2.06%) GDPR
3 2 (2.06%) GxP
3 2 (2.06%) NIST
3 2 (2.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (1.03%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.03%) PMO
4 1 (1.03%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 3 (3.09%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (2.06%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.06%) Docker
3 1 (1.03%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.03%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.03%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (3.09%) Data Guard
1 3 (3.09%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
1 3 (3.09%) Foglight
1 3 (3.09%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 3 (3.09%) Oracle Flashback
1 3 (3.09%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (2.06%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.03%) Ansible
3 1 (1.03%) Nessus
3 1 (1.03%) Puppet
3 1 (1.03%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (14.43%) Microsoft
2 8 (8.25%) Cisco
3 5 (5.15%) Oracle
4 4 (4.12%) HP
4 4 (4.12%) Tableau
5 3 (3.09%) Blue Coat
5 3 (3.09%) Imperva
5 3 (3.09%) Riverbed
5 3 (3.09%) SAP
5 3 (3.09%) Sybase
5 3 (3.09%) VMware
6 2 (2.06%) Adobe
6 2 (2.06%) Dell
6 2 (2.06%) Google
6 2 (2.06%) IBM
6 2 (2.06%) Remedy
7 1 (1.03%) Apple
7 1 (1.03%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.03%) Citrix
7 1 (1.03%) EMC