Period
to 21 September 2019

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 21 September 2019 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
21 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 44 37 26
Rank change year-on-year -7 -11 +2
Contract jobs citing Problem-Solving 179 202 221
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 5.04% 5.47% 6.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.83% 6.52% 7.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 118 124
Hampshire median daily rate £433 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.31% +14.29% -6.67%
10th Percentile £276 £270 £148
90th Percentile £573 £488 £500
South East median daily rate £438 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +6.06% +3.13% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 21 10
Hampshire median hourly rate £22.83 £40.00 £30.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.94% +31.15% -26.51%
10th Percentile £14.00 £10.00 £12.68
90th Percentile £49.63 £45.00 £46.28
South East median hourly rate £22.20 £40.50 £19.81
% change year-on-year -45.19% +104.42% +29.92%

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 3,069 3,097 2,968
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 86.38% 83.79% 83.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,920 1,856 1,799
Hampshire median daily rate £436 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £300 £294 £250
90th Percentile £588 £575 £538
South East median daily rate £450 £433 £413
% change year-on-year +3.87% +5.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 182 152 138
Hampshire median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
10th Percentile £14.09 £12.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £57.50 £54.13 £47.68
South East median hourly rate £31.35 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +25.38% +25.00% -11.11%

Problem-Solving
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Problem-Solving in Hampshire

Problem-Solving
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Problem-Solving in Hampshire

Problem-Solving
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Problem-Solving in Hampshire over the 6 months to 21 September 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Problem-Solving in Hampshire

Problem-Solving
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Problem-Solving in Hampshire

Problem-Solving
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Problem-Solving in Hampshire over the 6 months to 21 September 2019.

Contractor 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 21 September 2019. 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 +3 23 £432 +7.88% 2
Portsmouth -6 22 £495 +41.43% 14
Southampton +7 20 £438 +9.38% 33
Aldershot -3 16 £363 -9.38% 7
Havant +16 12 £445 -
Farnborough -6 12 £450 +2.86% 19
Fareham -10 9 £210 -50.59% 17
Winchester -1 8 £438 +6.06% 4
Basingstoke -15 7 £438 +34.62% 10
Fleet +4 5 £408 +5.84% 2
Andover +7 1 £438 +12.90% 1
Romsey -1 1 - - 2
Eastleigh - 1 - - 5
Problem-Solving
South East

For the 6 months to 21 September 2019, 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 70 (39.11%) Analytical Skills
2 52 (29.05%) Security Cleared
3 39 (21.79%) Windows
4 28 (15.64%) SC Cleared
5 26 (14.53%) Degree
6 25 (13.97%) Microsoft
6 25 (13.97%) Linux
6 25 (13.97%) Agile Software Development
7 24 (13.41%) Firewall
7 24 (13.41%) Python
7 24 (13.41%) ITIL
7 24 (13.41%) SQL
8 23 (12.85%) Configuration Management
9 22 (12.29%) Windows Server
10 21 (11.73%) Software Engineering
11 19 (10.61%) OO
11 19 (10.61%) VMware
12 18 (10.06%) SQL Server
12 18 (10.06%) Decision-Making
13 17 (9.50%) Oracle
13 17 (9.50%) Cisco
13 17 (9.50%) Active Directory
13 17 (9.50%) Stakeholder Management
13 17 (9.50%) Management Information System
13 17 (9.50%) Time Management
14 15 (8.38%) Windows Server 2008
14 15 (8.38%) Cybersecurity
14 15 (8.38%) Risk Management
14 15 (8.38%) Project Management
15 14 (7.82%) DNS

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 8 (4.47%) MS Exchange
2 7 (3.91%) Apache Spark
3 4 (2.23%) IIS
3 4 (2.23%) SAS
4 3 (1.68%) Apache
4 3 (1.68%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (1.68%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.68%) Skype for Business
5 2 (1.12%) Confluence
5 2 (1.12%) JBoss
6 1 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 11 (6.15%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (4.47%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (1.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (1.68%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.56%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 7 (3.91%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 4 (2.23%) Eloqua
3 2 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.12%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (1.12%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.56%) FastStats
4 1 (0.56%) FastStats PeopleStage
4 1 (0.56%) Infor M3
4 1 (0.56%) Oracle iProcurement
4 1 (0.56%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.56%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.56%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.56%) SAP HCM
4 1 (0.56%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.56%) SAP Payroll
4 1 (0.56%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.59%) Azure
2 7 (3.91%) AWS
3 5 (2.79%) Office 365
3 5 (2.79%) SaaS
4 3 (1.68%) PaaS
5 2 (1.12%) Coveralls
5 2 (1.12%) IaaS
5 2 (1.12%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.56%) Boomi
6 1 (0.56%) Serverless
6 1 (0.56%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 24 (13.41%) Firewall
2 14 (7.82%) DNS
3 12 (6.70%) LAN
4 11 (6.15%) WAN
5 9 (5.03%) MPLS
6 8 (4.47%) BGP
7 6 (3.35%) SAN
7 6 (3.35%) VPN
8 5 (2.79%) Structured Cabling
8 5 (2.79%) VLAN
9 4 (2.23%) Internet
9 4 (2.23%) SNMP
9 4 (2.23%) VoIP
9 4 (2.23%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (2.23%) Wireless
10 3 (1.68%) Fibre Channel
10 3 (1.68%) HTTP
10 3 (1.68%) OSPF
10 3 (1.68%) SMTP
10 3 (1.68%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (10.06%) SQL Server
2 11 (6.15%) Relational Database
3 6 (3.35%) Impala
3 6 (3.35%) NoSQL
3 6 (3.35%) Parquet
3 6 (3.35%) SAP BW
4 5 (2.79%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (2.23%) Big Data
6 3 (1.68%) MongoDB
6 3 (1.68%) SQL Server 2016
7 2 (1.12%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
7 2 (1.12%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.12%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.12%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (1.12%) SAP Data Services
7 2 (1.12%) SAP HANA
7 2 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.12%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (4.47%) Git (software)
1 8 (4.47%) NUnit
2 7 (3.91%) Ant
2 7 (3.91%) ClearCase
2 7 (3.91%) CppUnit
2 7 (3.91%) GoogleTest
2 7 (3.91%) Subversion
3 6 (3.35%) MSI
3 6 (3.35%) TeamCity
4 5 (2.79%) JIRA
5 3 (1.68%) Jenkins
5 3 (1.68%) Maven
6 2 (1.12%) Bitbucket
6 2 (1.12%) Bitbucket Server
6 2 (1.12%) Gradle
6 2 (1.12%) JUnit
6 2 (1.12%) Phabricator
6 2 (1.12%) Rational DOORS
6 2 (1.12%) SonarQube
6 2 (1.12%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 14 (7.82%) Finance
2 12 (6.70%) Legal
3 11 (6.15%) Telecoms
4 9 (5.03%) Marketing
5 8 (4.47%) Manufacturing
6 5 (2.79%) French Language
7 4 (2.23%) Aerospace
7 4 (2.23%) Military
7 4 (2.23%) Police
8 3 (1.68%) Public Sector
9 2 (1.12%) Publishing
9 2 (1.12%) Retail
10 1 (0.56%) Arabic Language
10 1 (0.56%) Back Office
10 1 (0.56%) Banking
10 1 (0.56%) Electronics
10 1 (0.56%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 42 (23.46%) Analyst
2 30 (16.76%) Developer
3 14 (7.82%) Business Analyst
4 10 (5.59%) Architect
4 10 (5.59%) Network Engineer
4 10 (5.59%) Service Analyst
5 8 (4.47%) Consultant
5 8 (4.47%) IT Analyst
5 8 (4.47%) Support Engineer
6 7 (3.91%) Administrator
7 6 (3.35%) Data Scientist
7 6 (3.35%) SAP Developer
7 6 (3.35%) Service Desk Analyst
7 6 (3.35%) Software Developer
7 6 (3.35%) Software Engineer
8 5 (2.79%) C# Developer
8 5 (2.79%) Customer Analyst
8 5 (2.79%) Integration Engineer
9 4 (2.23%) .NET Developer
9 4 (2.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.59%) .NET
2 6 (3.35%) AngularJS
2 6 (3.35%) Apache Avro
3 5 (2.79%) Web Services
4 4 (2.23%) .NET Framework
4 4 (2.23%) HTML
4 4 (2.23%) HTML5
4 4 (2.23%) Qt
4 4 (2.23%) RESTful
5 3 (1.68%) .NET Core
5 3 (1.68%) LDAP
5 3 (1.68%) Middleware
5 3 (1.68%) XML
6 2 (1.12%) Angular 2
6 2 (1.12%) ASP.NET
6 2 (1.12%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (1.12%) Kafka
6 2 (1.12%) REST
6 2 (1.12%) SAP Fiori
6 2 (1.12%) SAPUI5
Miscellaneous
1 70 (39.11%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (9.50%) Management Information System
3 11 (6.15%) Self-Motivation
4 7 (3.91%) Derivative
5 5 (2.79%) Data Centre
5 5 (2.79%) Data Structures
5 5 (2.79%) PKI
6 4 (2.23%) CESG
6 4 (2.23%) Embedded Systems
7 3 (1.68%) Algorithms
7 3 (1.68%) Driving Licence
7 3 (1.68%) Smartphone
7 3 (1.68%) Taxonomies
8 2 (1.12%) Linux Command Line
8 2 (1.12%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.56%) Freedom of Information Act
9 1 (0.56%) Life Science
9 1 (0.56%) Reference Data
9 1 (0.56%) Smart Meter
9 1 (0.56%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 39 (21.79%) Windows
2 25 (13.97%) Linux
3 22 (12.29%) Windows Server
4 15 (8.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (7.26%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (6.15%) Unix
7 6 (3.35%) Windows 7
8 5 (2.79%) Solaris
8 5 (2.79%) Windows Vista
9 4 (2.23%) Mac OS X
10 3 (1.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (1.68%) Windows 10
11 2 (1.12%) Check Point GAiA
12 1 (0.56%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (13.97%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (13.41%) ITIL
3 23 (12.85%) Configuration Management
4 21 (11.73%) Software Engineering
5 19 (10.61%) OO
6 18 (10.06%) Decision-Making
7 17 (9.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 17 (9.50%) Time Management
8 15 (8.38%) Cybersecurity
8 15 (8.38%) Project Management
8 15 (8.38%) Risk Management
9 13 (7.26%) Unit Testing
10 11 (6.15%) OOD
10 11 (6.15%) Scrum
10 11 (6.15%) Service Delivery
10 11 (6.15%) Use Case
11 10 (5.59%) Business Analysis
11 10 (5.59%) DevOps
11 10 (5.59%) Service Management
12 9 (5.03%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 24 (13.41%) Python
1 24 (13.41%) SQL
2 14 (7.82%) C++
3 13 (7.26%) C
4 11 (6.15%) C#
5 9 (5.03%) Java
5 9 (5.03%) PowerShell
5 9 (5.03%) R
6 7 (3.91%) Bash Shell
7 6 (3.35%) JavaScript
7 6 (3.35%) Perl
8 5 (2.79%) ABAP
9 3 (1.68%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.12%) Java 8
10 2 (1.12%) PHP
10 2 (1.12%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.12%) SAPscript
10 2 (1.12%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.56%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 52 (29.05%) Security Cleared
2 28 (15.64%) SC Cleared
3 26 (14.53%) Degree
4 14 (7.82%) DV Cleared
5 5 (2.79%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (2.79%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (2.79%) Numerate Degree
6 4 (2.23%) CCNP
6 4 (2.23%) CESG Certified Professional
6 4 (2.23%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
6 4 (2.23%) MCP
7 3 (1.68%) HND
7 3 (1.68%) ISTQB
7 3 (1.68%) MCSE
7 3 (1.68%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (1.12%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (1.12%) ISEB
8 2 (1.12%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 2 (1.12%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.12%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (4.47%) SLA
3 7 (3.91%) GDPR
4 6 (3.35%) Cyber Essentials
4 6 (3.35%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 6 (3.35%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 6 (3.35%) QA
4 6 (3.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (2.23%) JSP 440
5 4 (2.23%) MISRA
5 4 (2.23%) MISRA C
5 4 (2.23%) RMADS
6 2 (1.12%) ARP4754
6 2 (1.12%) ARP4761
6 2 (1.12%) Data Quality
6 2 (1.12%) DO-178B
6 2 (1.12%) DO-254
6 2 (1.12%) HAZOP
6 2 (1.12%) IEC 61508
6 2 (1.12%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 17 (9.50%) Active Directory
2 9 (5.03%) Docker
2 9 (5.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (4.47%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (1.68%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (1.68%) VMware Server
5 2 (1.12%) NFS
6 1 (0.56%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.56%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.56%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.56%) Terminal Server
6 1 (0.56%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.56%) VMware NSX
6 1 (0.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (5.03%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 6 (3.35%) Puppet
3 5 (2.79%) Kubernetes
3 5 (2.79%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 5 (2.79%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (1.68%) Ansible
4 3 (1.68%) Data Guard
4 3 (1.68%) SCCM
4 3 (1.68%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (1.12%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (1.12%) Cisco UCCX
5 2 (1.12%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (1.12%) HP ALM
5 2 (1.12%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (1.12%) SCOM
6 1 (0.56%) Consul
6 1 (0.56%) Mesos
6 1 (0.56%) Nessus
6 1 (0.56%) vRealize
6 1 (0.56%) WSUS
Vendors
1 25 (13.97%) Microsoft
2 19 (10.61%) VMware
3 17 (9.50%) Cisco
3 17 (9.50%) Oracle
4 11 (6.15%) HP
5 8 (4.47%) McAfee
5 8 (4.47%) SAP
6 7 (3.91%) Sparx
7 6 (3.35%) Cloudera
7 6 (3.35%) Lumension
8 5 (2.79%) CA
8 5 (2.79%) CheckPoint
8 5 (2.79%) Citrix
8 5 (2.79%) F5
9 4 (2.23%) Apple
9 4 (2.23%) Google
9 4 (2.23%) SolarWinds
10 3 (1.68%) Brocade
10 3 (1.68%) Fortinet
10 3 (1.68%) Red Hat