Period
to 23 September 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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 47 37 49
Rank change year-on-year -10 +12 -24
Contract jobs citing Degree 36 195 168
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Hampshire 3.41% 5.49% 4.63%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.23% 15.53% 14.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 127 64
Median daily rate £420 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% +12.50% -
10th Percentile £241 £288 £300
90th Percentile £560 £600 £599
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 22 29
Median hourly rate £37.45 £42.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £21.58 £26.63 £24.40
90th Percentile £46.25 £50.00 £70.05
South East median hourly rate £37.45 £44.50 £43.71
% change year-on-year -15.84% +1.81% +48.16%

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 578 1,256 1,177
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 54.79% 35.37% 32.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 297 785 618
Median daily rate £485 £425 £422
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.12% +0.65% +5.56%
10th Percentile £306 £288 £294
90th Percentile £585 £588 £571
South East median daily rate £475 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +11.76% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 88 59
Median hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.65% - +3.03%
10th Percentile £20.75 £21.68 £21.48
90th Percentile £54.38 £58.21 £62.08
Median hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -17.65% +6.25% +81.82%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 23 September 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
Hook +16 11 £400 +6.67% 3
Basingstoke +19 6 £420 -18.84% 12
Portsmouth +6 5 £550 +11.11% 16
Southampton +14 3 - - 9
Fareham +5 2 - - 1
Farnborough +8 1 - - 5
Aldershot 0 1 - - 1
Winchester 0 1 £321 -40.36% 3
Degree
South East

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 14 (38.89%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (36.11%) Problem-Solving
3 11 (30.56%) Security Cleared
4 10 (27.78%) Manufacturing
5 9 (25.00%) Computer Science
6 8 (22.22%) Life Science
6 8 (22.22%) SC Cleared
6 8 (22.22%) Microsoft
7 7 (19.44%) ITIL
7 7 (19.44%) Office 365
8 6 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
8 6 (16.67%) Mentoring
8 6 (16.67%) Project Management
8 6 (16.67%) Marketing
9 5 (13.89%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (13.89%) Microsoft Office
9 5 (13.89%) Windows
9 5 (13.89%) Public Cloud
9 5 (13.89%) User Experience
9 5 (13.89%) Use Case
9 5 (13.89%) Azure
9 5 (13.89%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (11.11%) AWS
10 4 (11.11%) DV Cleared
10 4 (11.11%) Product Management
10 4 (11.11%) Decision-Making
10 4 (11.11%) Strategic Thinking
10 4 (11.11%) Cloud Native
10 4 (11.11%) Creative Problem-Solving
10 4 (11.11%) PRINCE2

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 2 (5.56%) Confluence
2 1 (2.78%) Predix
2 1 (2.78%) ThingWorx
Applications
1 5 (13.89%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (2.78%) AutoCAD
3 1 (2.78%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.78%) PTC Creo
3 1 (2.78%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 7 (19.44%) Office 365
2 5 (13.89%) Azure
3 4 (11.11%) AWS
4 2 (5.56%) Google Analytics
4 2 (5.56%) PaaS
4 2 (5.56%) SaaS
5 1 (2.78%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (2.78%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) Kerberos
1 1 (2.78%) Unified Communications
1 1 (2.78%) VoIP
1 1 (2.78%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (5.56%) JIRA
1 2 (5.56%) LabVIEW
2 1 (2.78%) Bitbucket
2 1 (2.78%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.78%) Moq
2 1 (2.78%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (2.78%) TestDirector
2 1 (2.78%) TortoiseSVN
2 1 (2.78%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (27.78%) Manufacturing
2 6 (16.67%) Marketing
3 3 (8.33%) Public Sector
4 2 (5.56%) Military
4 2 (5.56%) Publishing
4 2 (5.56%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.78%) Aerospace
5 1 (2.78%) Electronics
5 1 (2.78%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (8.33%) Architect
1 3 (8.33%) Product Owner
1 3 (8.33%) Software Engineer
1 3 (8.33%) Test Engineer
2 2 (5.56%) Analyst
2 2 (5.56%) Cloud Engineer
2 2 (5.56%) Data Scientist
2 2 (5.56%) Developer
2 2 (5.56%) Development Manager
2 2 (5.56%) Digital Analyst
2 2 (5.56%) IT Analyst
2 2 (5.56%) IT Support
2 2 (5.56%) IT Support Analyst
2 2 (5.56%) Platform Engineer
2 2 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (5.56%) Support Analyst
2 2 (5.56%) Verification Engineer
2 2 (5.56%) Web Development Manager
2 2 (5.56%) Web Manager
3 1 (2.78%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.56%) CSS
1 2 (5.56%) HTML
1 2 (5.56%) Middleware
2 1 (2.78%) .NET
2 1 (2.78%) AngularJS
2 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET Core
2 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (2.78%) Itk
2 1 (2.78%) OAuth
2 1 (2.78%) OpenID
2 1 (2.78%) RESTful
2 1 (2.78%) SAML
2 1 (2.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (2.78%) WCF
2 1 (2.78%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (38.89%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (22.22%) Life Science
3 5 (13.89%) Public Cloud
3 5 (13.89%) User Experience
4 4 (11.11%) Cloud Native
5 2 (5.56%) Blog
5 2 (5.56%) Enterprise Cloud
5 2 (5.56%) Industry 4.0
5 2 (5.56%) Management Information System
5 2 (5.56%) Reference Data
6 1 (2.78%) ASIC
6 1 (2.78%) Client/Server
6 1 (2.78%) Industrial Internet of Things
6 1 (2.78%) Internet of Things
6 1 (2.78%) Robotics
6 1 (2.78%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (2.78%) Smartphone
6 1 (2.78%) Social Media
6 1 (2.78%) Verilog
6 1 (2.78%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.89%) Windows
2 1 (2.78%) Linux
2 1 (2.78%) Windows 10
2 1 (2.78%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (36.11%) Problem-Solving
2 9 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 7 (19.44%) ITIL
4 6 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
4 6 (16.67%) Mentoring
4 6 (16.67%) Project Management
5 5 (13.89%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (13.89%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (13.89%) Use Case
6 4 (11.11%) Creative Problem-Solving
6 4 (11.11%) CRM
6 4 (11.11%) Decision-Making
6 4 (11.11%) Mathematics
6 4 (11.11%) PRINCE2
6 4 (11.11%) Product Management
6 4 (11.11%) Service Management
6 4 (11.11%) Software Engineering
6 4 (11.11%) Strategic Thinking
6 4 (11.11%) Validation
7 3 (8.33%) Collaborative Working
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.11%) C
1 4 (11.11%) C++
2 2 (5.56%) C#
2 2 (5.56%) JavaScript
2 2 (5.56%) SQL
3 1 (2.78%) ANSI C
3 1 (2.78%) Java
3 1 (2.78%) MATLAB
3 1 (2.78%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.78%) Python
3 1 (2.78%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (30.56%) Security Cleared
2 8 (22.22%) SC Cleared
3 4 (11.11%) DV Cleared
4 3 (8.33%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (8.33%) HND
4 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (5.56%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (5.56%) HNC
5 2 (5.56%) Master's Degree
5 2 (5.56%) MCSE
5 2 (5.56%) PMP
6 1 (2.78%) APMP
6 1 (2.78%) CNE
6 1 (2.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (2.78%) MCSA
6 1 (2.78%) Novell Certification
6 1 (2.78%) PMI Certification
6 1 (2.78%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 1 (2.78%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) QA
2 1 (2.78%) COBIT
2 1 (2.78%) GDPR
2 1 (2.78%) HL7
2 1 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.78%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (5.56%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.78%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (2.78%) SCCM
1 1 (2.78%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 8 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.33%) SAP
3 2 (5.56%) Adobe
3 2 (5.56%) Alibaba
3 2 (5.56%) Blue Coat
3 2 (5.56%) Cisco
3 2 (5.56%) Google
3 2 (5.56%) Riverbed
4 1 (2.78%) Arqiva
4 1 (2.78%) Capita
4 1 (2.78%) Embarcadero
4 1 (2.78%) Oracle
4 1 (2.78%) Siemens
4 1 (2.78%) Splunk
4 1 (2.78%) VMware