Period
to 23 November 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire with a requirement for Problem-Solving skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Problem-Solving over the 6 months to 23 November 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.

Problem-Solving
South East > Hampshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 23 32 37
Rank change year-on-year +9 +5 -13
Contract jobs citing Problem-Solving 86 196 207
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Hampshire 7.65% 5.79% 5.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.71% 6.70% 6.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 101 136
Median daily rate £405 £435 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.90% +8.75% +14.29%
10th Percentile £141 £256 £275
90th Percentile £595 £550 £538
South East median daily rate £400 £425 £420
% change year-on-year -5.88% +1.19% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 35 20
Median hourly rate £21.50 £23.63 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.99% -41.67% +102.50%
10th Percentile £10.19 £13.35 £10.00
90th Percentile £54.38 £45.00 £50.50
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £22.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year +13.64% -46.34% +105.00%

Problem-Solving 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 987 2,924 3,204
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 87.81% 86.30% 84.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 529 1,781 2,000
Median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £291 £300 £300
90th Percentile £588 £600 £575
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £438
% change year-on-year - +2.86% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 201 157
Median hourly rate £32.06 £35.00 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.41% -10.26% -2.50%
10th Percentile £10.25 £13.50 £12.08
90th Percentile £53.75 £51.67 £58.50
Median hourly rate £32.06 £28.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year +14.48% +1.82% +22.22%

Problem-Solving
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

Job postings citing Problem-Solving as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Hampshire.

Job vacancy trend for Problem-Solving in Hampshire

Problem-Solving
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Daily rate trend for Problem-Solving in Hampshire

Problem-Solving
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Problem-Solving in Hampshire over the 6 months to 23 November 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Problem-Solving in Hampshire

Problem-Solving
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Hourly rate trend for Problem-Solving in Hampshire

Problem-Solving
Hourly Rate Histogram in Hampshire

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Problem-Solving in Hampshire over the 6 months to 23 November 2020.

Hourly rate histogram for Problem-Solving in Hampshire

Problem-Solving
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 Problem-Solving within the Hampshire region over the 6 months to 23 November 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
Southampton +15 16 £375 -9.09% 8
Basingstoke +25 8 £475 +8.57% 6
Fleet +9 8 £405 -4.71% 1
Winchester +12 5 £375 -14.29% 2
Andover +12 3 £615 +40.57% 3
Havant -5 3 £575 +27.78% 1
Hook -8 3 £213 -50.75%
Fareham +17 2 £143 -53.28% 1
Farnborough +13 2 £425 -32.27% 3
Portsmouth -8 2 - - 8
Aldershot +2 1 - -
Bordon - 1 - -
Gosport - 1 - -
Wallington - 1 - -
Problem-Solving
South East

For the 6 months to 23 November 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Problem-Solving 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 Problem-Solving.

1 32 (37.21%) Security Cleared
2 24 (27.91%) SC Cleared
3 23 (26.74%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (25.58%) Analytical Skills
5 19 (22.09%) Stakeholder Management
6 17 (19.77%) Microsoft
7 16 (18.60%) Java
7 16 (18.60%) Windows
8 13 (15.12%) ITIL
9 12 (13.95%) JavaScript
9 12 (13.95%) SQL
10 11 (12.79%) HTML
10 11 (12.79%) CSS
10 11 (12.79%) Active Directory
10 11 (12.79%) Red Hat
10 11 (12.79%) Business Continuity
10 11 (12.79%) Degree
10 11 (12.79%) Change Control
10 11 (12.79%) Decision-Making
10 11 (12.79%) Public Sector
11 10 (11.63%) Data Centre
11 10 (11.63%) Web Development
11 10 (11.63%) Azure
11 10 (11.63%) Disaster Recovery
11 10 (11.63%) Cisco
11 10 (11.63%) SAP
11 10 (11.63%) Linux
11 10 (11.63%) Oracle
12 9 (10.47%) Microsoft Office
12 9 (10.47%) Risk Management

Problem-Solving
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 7 (8.14%) Cloud Foundry
2 6 (6.98%) Apache
3 4 (4.65%) Confluence
3 4 (4.65%) JBoss
3 4 (4.65%) SharePoint
4 3 (3.49%) WebLogic
5 2 (2.33%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (2.33%) MS Exchange
5 2 (2.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.16%) NetWeaver
6 1 (1.16%) nginx
6 1 (1.16%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (10.47%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (8.14%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (4.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (2.33%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.16%) Acrobat
5 1 (1.16%) AutoCAD
5 1 (1.16%) FrameMaker
5 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (1.16%) PTC Creo
5 1 (1.16%) Siemens NX
5 1 (1.16%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (9.30%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (2.33%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (1.16%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (1.16%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
3 1 (1.16%) SAP Retail
3 1 (1.16%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 10 (11.63%) Azure
2 9 (10.47%) AWS
3 8 (9.30%) Office 365
4 7 (8.14%) OpenShift
5 3 (3.49%) PaaS
5 3 (3.49%) SaaS
6 2 (2.33%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (2.33%) GCP
7 1 (1.16%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 9 (10.47%) Network Security
2 7 (8.14%) Firewall
2 7 (8.14%) iSCSI
3 6 (6.98%) DNS
4 5 (5.81%) BGP
4 5 (5.81%) LAN
4 5 (5.81%) WAN
5 4 (4.65%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 4 (4.65%) Software-Defined Networking
5 4 (4.65%) VPN
6 3 (3.49%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (3.49%) Cisco ISE
6 3 (3.49%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (3.49%) DHCP
6 3 (3.49%) DSL
6 3 (3.49%) MPLS
6 3 (3.49%) SNMP
6 3 (3.49%) SSL
6 3 (3.49%) VLAN
6 3 (3.49%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.14%) SAP HANA
2 5 (5.81%) Oracle Database
3 4 (4.65%) SQL Server
4 3 (3.49%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (3.49%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.33%) Big Data
5 2 (2.33%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.16%) Geospatial Data
6 1 (1.16%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (9.30%) JIRA
2 5 (5.81%) Jenkins
3 4 (4.65%) Bitbucket
4 3 (3.49%) Ant
4 3 (3.49%) Eclipse
4 3 (3.49%) Git (software)
4 3 (3.49%) Maven
4 3 (3.49%) Oracle APEX
4 3 (3.49%) Toad
5 2 (2.33%) LabVIEW
6 1 (1.16%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.16%) GitLab
6 1 (1.16%) JMeter
6 1 (1.16%) Selenium
6 1 (1.16%) TestDirector
6 1 (1.16%) TortoiseSVN
6 1 (1.16%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (12.79%) Public Sector
2 7 (8.14%) Finance
3 4 (4.65%) Marketing
4 3 (3.49%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.33%) Banking
5 2 (2.33%) Retail
6 1 (1.16%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.16%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 18 (20.93%) Developer
2 13 (15.12%) Analyst
3 7 (8.14%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 7 (8.14%) Network Engineer
3 7 (8.14%) Software Engineer
4 6 (6.98%) Architect
5 5 (5.81%) Linux Engineer
5 5 (5.81%) Service Analyst
5 5 (5.81%) Service Desk Analyst
6 4 (4.65%) Support Analyst
7 3 (3.49%) Angular Developer
7 3 (3.49%) IT Analyst
7 3 (3.49%) IT Support
7 3 (3.49%) IT Support Analyst
7 3 (3.49%) Senior Developer
7 3 (3.49%) Senior Network Engineer
7 3 (3.49%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (3.49%) VMware Engineer
8 2 (2.33%) Digital Analyst
8 2 (2.33%) Product Owner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (12.79%) CSS
1 11 (12.79%) HTML
2 8 (9.30%) AngularJS
2 8 (9.30%) OpenLayers
2 8 (9.30%) RESTful
2 8 (9.30%) Web Services
3 7 (8.14%) JSF
3 7 (8.14%) SAPUI5
3 7 (8.14%) Spring
4 6 (6.98%) React
5 5 (5.81%) Ember.js
5 5 (5.81%) Java EE
6 4 (4.65%) .NET
7 3 (3.49%) JSON
8 2 (2.33%) .NET Core
8 2 (2.33%) ActiveMQ
8 2 (2.33%) Apache NiFi
8 2 (2.33%) Blazor
8 2 (2.33%) HTML5
8 2 (2.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 22 (25.58%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (11.63%) Data Centre
3 9 (10.47%) User Experience
4 8 (9.30%) Management Information System
4 8 (9.30%) Public Cloud
5 3 (3.49%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (2.33%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (2.33%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (2.33%) Life Science
6 2 (2.33%) Robotics
6 2 (2.33%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (1.16%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.16%) Cloud Native
7 1 (1.16%) EPoS
7 1 (1.16%) Industry 4.0
7 1 (1.16%) NHS
7 1 (1.16%) PDA
7 1 (1.16%) PKI
7 1 (1.16%) Replication
7 1 (1.16%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 16 (18.60%) Windows
2 10 (11.63%) Linux
3 5 (5.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (5.81%) Windows Server
4 4 (4.65%) Windows 10
5 3 (3.49%) Check Point GAiA
5 3 (3.49%) Unix
5 3 (3.49%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.16%) AIX
6 1 (1.16%) Android
6 1 (1.16%) Windows 2000
6 1 (1.16%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.16%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.16%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.16%) Windows Server 2016
6 1 (1.16%) Windows Server 2019
6 1 (1.16%) Windows Vista
6 1 (1.16%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (26.74%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (22.09%) Stakeholder Management
3 13 (15.12%) ITIL
4 11 (12.79%) Business Continuity
4 11 (12.79%) Change Control
4 11 (12.79%) Decision-Making
5 10 (11.63%) Disaster Recovery
5 10 (11.63%) Web Development
6 9 (10.47%) BDD
6 9 (10.47%) Migration
6 9 (10.47%) Project Delivery
6 9 (10.47%) Risk Management
7 8 (9.30%) Capacity Management
7 8 (9.30%) CRM
7 8 (9.30%) Front End Development
7 8 (9.30%) Microservices
7 8 (9.30%) Performance Tuning
7 8 (9.30%) Scrum
7 8 (9.30%) Software Engineering
7 8 (9.30%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (18.60%) Java
2 12 (13.95%) JavaScript
2 12 (13.95%) SQL
3 8 (9.30%) C
3 8 (9.30%) C++
4 2 (2.33%) C#
4 2 (2.33%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.16%) ABAP
5 1 (1.16%) ANSI C
5 1 (1.16%) ES6
5 1 (1.16%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 32 (37.21%) Security Cleared
2 24 (27.91%) SC Cleared
3 11 (12.79%) Degree
4 6 (6.98%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (5.81%) BPSS Clearance
5 5 (5.81%) DBS Check
5 5 (5.81%) ISEB
6 4 (4.65%) CCNP
6 4 (4.65%) MCSE
6 4 (4.65%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (3.49%) VCP6
7 3 (3.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.16%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (1.16%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.16%) HNC
8 1 (1.16%) HND
8 1 (1.16%) ISTQB
8 1 (1.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (1.16%) MCSA
8 1 (1.16%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.14%) QA
2 4 (4.65%) PCI DSS
2 4 (4.65%) SLA
3 2 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.33%) PMO
4 1 (1.16%) COBIT
4 1 (1.16%) NCSC
4 1 (1.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 11 (12.79%) Active Directory
2 7 (8.14%) NFS
3 3 (3.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.49%) vSphere
4 2 (2.33%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 6 (6.98%) Puppet
2 4 (4.65%) Ansible
2 4 (4.65%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (4.65%) SCCM
3 3 (3.49%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (3.49%) Cisco UCCX
3 3 (3.49%) vRealize
4 2 (2.33%) Ambari
4 2 (2.33%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (2.33%) ZABBIX
5 1 (1.16%) HAProxy
5 1 (1.16%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (1.16%) ServiceCenter
5 1 (1.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 17 (19.77%) Microsoft
2 11 (12.79%) Red Hat
3 10 (11.63%) Cisco
3 10 (11.63%) Oracle
3 10 (11.63%) SAP
4 6 (6.98%) Ingenico
5 5 (5.81%) F5
5 5 (5.81%) Talend
6 4 (4.65%) CheckPoint
6 4 (4.65%) SolarWinds
7 3 (3.49%) Google
7 3 (3.49%) Juniper
7 3 (3.49%) Meraki
7 3 (3.49%) VMware
8 2 (2.33%) Adobe
8 2 (2.33%) Apple
8 2 (2.33%) HP
9 1 (1.16%) Embarcadero
9 1 (1.16%) Peregrine
9 1 (1.16%) Siemens