Period
to 5 July 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire with a requirement for Patch Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Patch Management over the 6 months to 5 July 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.

Patch Management
South East > Hampshire
6 months to
5 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 100 172 167
Rank change year-on-year +72 -5 -20
Contract jobs citing Patch Management 6 7 9
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.37% 0.19% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.43% 0.21% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 1
Median daily rate £489 £281 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +73.78% -40.79% +11.76%
10th Percentile £338 £200 £463
90th Percentile £577 £373 £488
South East median daily rate £415 £494 £400
% change year-on-year -15.99% +23.50% +4.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - -

Patch Management is in the Processes and Methodologies 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 process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Hampshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,397 3,294 3,205
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 85.71% 88.76% 84.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 793 2,064 1,868
Median daily rate £460 £440 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.55% +3.53% +3.66%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £281
90th Percentile £593 £584 £575
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £435
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 197 136
Median hourly rate £31.61 £33.40 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.36% +11.33% -
10th Percentile £14.84 £12.83 £12.50
90th Percentile £55.00 £58.44 £51.25
Median hourly rate £29.40 £31.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -6.67% +26.00% +25.00%

Patch Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Patch Management in Hampshire

Patch Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Daily rate trend for Patch Management in Hampshire

Patch Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Patch Management in Hampshire over the 6 months to 5 July 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Patch Management in Hampshire

Patch Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Hourly rate trend for Patch Management in Hampshire

Patch Management
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 Patch Management within the Hampshire region over the 6 months to 5 July 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
Basingstoke +32 3 £250 -33.33%
Havant - 2 £489 -
Aldershot - 1 £575 - 2
Patch Management
South East

For the 6 months to 5 July 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Patch Management 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 Patch Management.

1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) PowerShell
3 3 (50.00%) SCCM
3 3 (50.00%) Software Distribution
3 3 (50.00%) Windows 10
3 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (50.00%) Migration
3 3 (50.00%) VMware
4 2 (33.33%) Clustering
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (33.33%) DHCP
4 2 (33.33%) DNS
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (33.33%) SQL
4 2 (33.33%) VBScript
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
4 2 (33.33%) Azure
4 2 (33.33%) High Availability
4 2 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
4 2 (33.33%) Failover Clustering
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (33.33%) PowerCLI
4 2 (33.33%) vCenter Server
4 2 (33.33%) Technology Roadmap
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2019
4 2 (33.33%) Security Patching
5 1 (16.67%) Value Proposition
5 1 (16.67%) Customer Requirements
5 1 (16.67%) Windows 7

Patch Management
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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) DHCP
1 2 (33.33%) DNS
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Administrator
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Automation Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Python Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) SCCM Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Clustering
2 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Windows 10
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2019
4 1 (16.67%) Linux
4 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Migration
1 3 (50.00%) Software Distribution
2 2 (33.33%) High Availability
2 2 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) Security Patching
2 2 (33.33%) Technology Roadmap
3 1 (16.67%) Application Packaging
3 1 (16.67%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) Value Proposition
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) VBScript
3 1 (16.67%) Python
3 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) SCCM
2 2 (33.33%) Failover Clustering
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (33.33%) PowerCLI
2 2 (33.33%) vCenter Server
3 1 (16.67%) Ansible
3 1 (16.67%) BladeLogic
3 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix
3 1 (16.67%) Red Hat