Period
to 17 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire with a requirement for Microsoft Clustering skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft Clustering over the 6 months to 17 August 2018 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.

Microsoft Windows Clustering
South East > Hampshire
6 months to
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 168 152 172
Rank change year-on-year -16 +20 -8
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Clustering 6 7 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.16% 0.20% 0.26%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.96% 1.38% 1.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 3
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £345 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.19% +2.22% -20.59%
10th Percentile £404 £324 £316
90th Percentile £473 £453 £349
South East median daily rate £400 £288 £425
% change year-on-year +39.13% -32.35% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hampshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £52.50 - £30.00

Microsoft Clustering is in the Systems Management 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 systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Hampshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 627 509 648
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 16.65% 14.29% 15.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 372 312 390
Hampshire median daily rate £450 £400 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +1.59% +5.00%
10th Percentile £313 £255 £300
90th Percentile £575 £525 £538
South East median daily rate £440 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 17 33
Hampshire median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £52.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -61.54% +207.46%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.13 £17.45
90th Percentile £26.00 £45.25 £59.31
South East median hourly rate £19.00 £14.68 £25.38
% change year-on-year +29.47% -42.17% +25.71%

Microsoft Clustering
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Clustering in Hampshire

Microsoft Clustering
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Clustering in Hampshire

Microsoft Clustering
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Clustering in Hampshire

Microsoft Clustering
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 Microsoft Clustering within the Hampshire region over the 6 months to 17 August 2018. 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
Winchester - 4 £425 -
Basingstoke +7 1 - -
Eastleigh - 1 £400 -
Microsoft Clustering
South East

For the 6 months to 17 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Clustering 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 Microsoft Clustering.

1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 5 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (66.67%) Telecoms
3 4 (66.67%) EMC NetWorker
3 4 (66.67%) EMC
3 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (66.67%) MCSE
3 4 (66.67%) MCSA
3 4 (66.67%) MCP
3 4 (66.67%) vSphere
3 4 (66.67%) Centrify
4 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
4 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 2 (33.33%) DNS
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (33.33%) Server Patching
4 2 (33.33%) Failover Clustering
4 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
4 2 (33.33%) DevOps
5 1 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (16.67%) Public Cloud
5 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (16.67%) Server Virtualisation
5 1 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (16.67%) Virtual Servers

Microsoft Clustering
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 1 (16.67%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (16.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2016
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (16.67%) Selenium
1 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (66.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Implementation Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Server Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Wintel Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Clustering
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
1 1 (16.67%) PKI
1 1 (16.67%) Public Cloud
1 1 (16.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (16.67%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) DevOps
1 2 (33.33%) Server Patching
1 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Deployment
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Network Load Balancing
2 1 (16.67%) Open Source
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
2 1 (16.67%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C#
1 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
1 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) MCP
1 4 (66.67%) MCSA
1 4 (66.67%) MCSE
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) GDPR
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (66.67%) vSphere
4 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
5 1 (16.67%) Docker
5 1 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (16.67%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) EMC NetWorker
2 2 (33.33%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (66.67%) Centrify
2 4 (66.67%) EMC
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft