Period
to 29 May 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 29 May 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
29 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 17 27 31
Rank change year-on-year +10 +4 -1
Contract jobs citing Problem-Solving 149 232 224
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Hampshire 7.97% 6.65% 5.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.27% 7.47% 6.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 143 119
Median daily rate £450 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +20.00% +10.70%
10th Percentile £263 £257 £304
90th Percentile £537 £575 £521
South East median daily rate £425 £440 £400
% change year-on-year -3.41% +10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 22 18
Median hourly rate £30.00 £16.77 £28.92
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +78.89% -42.02% +58.48%
10th Percentile £18.05 £12.57 £10.00
90th Percentile £47.20 £49.11 £45.00
South East median hourly rate £21.00 £23.50 £39.50
% change year-on-year -10.64% -40.51% +122.54%

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 1,607 3,104 3,234
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 85.94% 89.02% 84.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 930 1,987 1,875
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +2.41%
10th Percentile £299 £300 £275
90th Percentile £588 £588 £574
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £433
% change year-on-year - +4.05% +4.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 171 131
Median hourly rate £35.00 £32.48 £28.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.78% +14.96% +2.73%
10th Percentile £15.29 £12.50 £12.23
90th Percentile £57.38 £57.50 £50.00
Median hourly rate £26.71 £29.36 £23.50
% change year-on-year -9.03% +24.94% +17.50%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 29 May 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 +14 24 £459 +2.00% 10
Portsmouth +34 22 £195 -53.85% 1
Havant +4 15 £500 -6.98%
Basingstoke +14 12 £375 +7.14% 6
Hook +5 11 £413 -14.95%
Andover +6 10 £444 -2.74% 1
Fareham +6 8 £450 +210.34%
Farnborough -5 6 £400 -11.11% 3
Fleet +17 5 £411 +0.92% 1
Gosport - 4 £525 -
Winchester +8 3 £450 +5.88% 1
Aldershot -5 1 £288 -32.35% 1
Bordon - 1 - -
Problem-Solving
South East

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 61 (40.94%) Analytical Skills
2 41 (27.52%) Security Cleared
3 37 (24.83%) Windows
3 37 (24.83%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (20.13%) SC Cleared
5 25 (16.78%) Degree
6 24 (16.11%) MS Exchange
7 23 (15.44%) Stakeholder Management
8 22 (14.77%) Microsoft
8 22 (14.77%) Active Directory
9 20 (13.42%) Internet
9 20 (13.42%) ITIL
9 20 (13.42%) Microsoft Office
9 20 (13.42%) Migration
10 19 (12.75%) SQL
10 19 (12.75%) Python
10 19 (12.75%) Windows Server
10 19 (12.75%) Self-Motivation
11 18 (12.08%) Decision-Making
11 18 (12.08%) Microsoft Excel
11 18 (12.08%) VPN
12 17 (11.41%) Windows Server 2008
13 16 (10.74%) PowerShell
13 16 (10.74%) Capacity Management
13 16 (10.74%) Office 365
14 15 (10.07%) HP
14 15 (10.07%) Management Information System
14 15 (10.07%) Remote Desktop
15 14 (9.40%) ITSM
15 14 (9.40%) MS Visio

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 24 (16.11%) MS Exchange
2 12 (8.05%) Exchange Server 2003
2 12 (8.05%) Exchange Server 2007
3 10 (6.71%) SharePoint
4 6 (4.03%) Apache Spark
5 5 (3.36%) IIS
6 4 (2.68%) Confluence
7 3 (2.01%) SAS
8 2 (1.34%) Apache
8 2 (1.34%) Cloud Foundry
8 2 (1.34%) CMS
8 2 (1.34%) JBoss
8 2 (1.34%) Jupyter
8 2 (1.34%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.67%) ArcGIS
9 1 (0.67%) Oracle Application Server
9 1 (0.67%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.67%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.67%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.67%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 20 (13.42%) Microsoft Office
2 18 (12.08%) Microsoft Excel
3 14 (9.40%) MS Visio
4 13 (8.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 13 (8.72%) Microsoft Project
5 10 (6.71%) Acrobat
6 9 (6.04%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (1.34%) Windchill
8 1 (0.67%) InVision
8 1 (0.67%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 12 (8.05%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (3.36%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (2.01%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.67%) ENOVIA
4 1 (0.67%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 16 (10.74%) Office 365
2 14 (9.40%) Azure
3 10 (6.71%) G Suite
4 8 (5.37%) AWS
5 5 (3.36%) Power Platform
6 2 (1.34%) Coveralls
6 2 (1.34%) Google Analytics
6 2 (1.34%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.67%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.67%) Azure Machine Learning
7 1 (0.67%) Lucidchart
7 1 (0.67%) PaaS
7 1 (0.67%) Trello
7 1 (0.67%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 20 (13.42%) Internet
2 18 (12.08%) VPN
3 15 (10.07%) Remote Desktop
4 12 (8.05%) WebEx
5 11 (7.38%) Firewall
6 7 (4.70%) BGP
6 7 (4.70%) TCP/IP
7 6 (4.03%) MPLS
7 6 (4.03%) OSPF
7 6 (4.03%) SNMP
7 6 (4.03%) VLAN
7 6 (4.03%) WAN
8 5 (3.36%) LAN
8 5 (3.36%) Skype
9 4 (2.68%) Cisco Nexus
9 4 (2.68%) DHCP
9 4 (2.68%) DNS
10 3 (2.01%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 3 (2.01%) Network Security
10 3 (2.01%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (8.72%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.03%) Relational Database
2 6 (4.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (3.36%) Apache Hive
3 5 (3.36%) Big Data
3 5 (3.36%) Hadoop
3 5 (3.36%) Impala
3 5 (3.36%) Power BI
3 5 (3.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (2.68%) NoSQL
5 3 (2.01%) Geospatial Data
6 2 (1.34%) Electronic Patient Records
6 2 (1.34%) GIS
6 2 (1.34%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.34%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.34%) SAP HANA
7 1 (0.67%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.67%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.67%) QlikView
7 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 8 (5.37%) Git (software)
2 7 (4.70%) Jenkins
3 4 (2.68%) JIRA
4 3 (2.01%) JUnit
4 3 (2.01%) Maven
4 3 (2.01%) MSI
4 3 (2.01%) TeamCity
5 2 (1.34%) Bitbucket Server
5 2 (1.34%) ClearCase
5 2 (1.34%) ClearQuest
5 2 (1.34%) Gradle
5 2 (1.34%) Selenium
5 2 (1.34%) SonarQube
5 2 (1.34%) TestDirector
5 2 (1.34%) Visual Studio
5 2 (1.34%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (0.67%) InstallShield
6 1 (0.67%) Subversion
6 1 (0.67%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.67%) TestNG
General
1 12 (8.05%) Finance
2 8 (5.37%) Marketing
3 7 (4.70%) Manufacturing
4 6 (4.03%) Legal
5 5 (3.36%) Public Sector
6 4 (2.68%) Aerospace
6 4 (2.68%) Telecoms
7 3 (2.01%) Military
7 3 (2.01%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (1.34%) Electronics
9 1 (0.67%) Back Office
9 1 (0.67%) Games
9 1 (0.67%) Law
9 1 (0.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (14.09%) Analyst
2 15 (10.07%) Architect
3 14 (9.40%) Developer
4 12 (8.05%) Business Analyst
5 9 (6.04%) Office 365 Architect
6 8 (5.37%) Help Desk Support
6 8 (5.37%) Network Engineer
7 6 (4.03%) Support Engineer
8 5 (3.36%) Data Engineer
8 5 (3.36%) Desktop Support
8 5 (3.36%) IT Support
8 5 (3.36%) Security Manager
8 5 (3.36%) Team Leader
8 5 (3.36%) Test Engineer
9 4 (2.68%) Java Developer
9 4 (2.68%) Product Owner
9 4 (2.68%) Senior Network Engineer
9 4 (2.68%) Technical Manager
10 3 (2.01%) Administrator
10 3 (2.01%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.04%) HTML
2 7 (4.70%) CSS
2 7 (4.70%) RESTful
3 5 (3.36%) .NET
3 5 (3.36%) AngularJS
3 5 (3.36%) React
3 5 (3.36%) Spring
3 5 (3.36%) Web Services
4 3 (2.01%) Java EE
4 3 (2.01%) jQuery
4 3 (2.01%) Middleware
4 3 (2.01%) Pandas
5 2 (1.34%) .NET Framework
5 2 (1.34%) Ember.js
5 2 (1.34%) JSF
5 2 (1.34%) JSP
5 2 (1.34%) NumPy
5 2 (1.34%) SOAP
5 2 (1.34%) WSDL
5 2 (1.34%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 61 (40.94%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (12.75%) Self-Motivation
3 15 (10.07%) Management Information System
4 11 (7.38%) Blackberry
4 11 (7.38%) PDA
5 10 (6.71%) Data Centre
6 7 (4.70%) Data Structures
6 7 (4.70%) User Experience
7 4 (2.68%) PKI
8 3 (2.01%) Life Science
8 3 (2.01%) Public Cloud
9 2 (1.34%) Algorithms
9 2 (1.34%) Client/Server
9 2 (1.34%) Clustering
9 2 (1.34%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 2 (1.34%) e-Health
9 2 (1.34%) LIMS
9 2 (1.34%) PACS
9 2 (1.34%) Replication
10 1 (0.67%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 37 (24.83%) Windows
2 19 (12.75%) Windows Server
3 17 (11.41%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (9.40%) Windows 7
4 14 (9.40%) Windows Vista
5 12 (8.05%) Windows 2000
5 12 (8.05%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (8.05%) Windows XP
6 9 (6.04%) Linux
7 4 (2.68%) Unix
7 4 (2.68%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (2.01%) Windows 10
9 2 (1.34%) Apple iOS
9 2 (1.34%) Windows Server 2019
10 1 (0.67%) Check Point GAiA
10 1 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.67%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (24.83%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (15.44%) Stakeholder Management
3 20 (13.42%) ITIL
3 20 (13.42%) Migration
4 18 (12.08%) Decision-Making
5 16 (10.74%) Capacity Management
6 14 (9.40%) ITSM
7 13 (8.72%) DevOps
8 12 (8.05%) Configuration Management
8 12 (8.05%) CRM
9 11 (7.38%) Product Backlog
9 11 (7.38%) SDLC
9 11 (7.38%) User Stories
10 10 (6.71%) Business Analysis
10 10 (6.71%) Coaching
10 10 (6.71%) Project Delivery
11 9 (6.04%) Data Modelling
11 9 (6.04%) ETL
11 9 (6.04%) Risk Management
11 9 (6.04%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (12.75%) Python
1 19 (12.75%) SQL
2 16 (10.74%) PowerShell
3 11 (7.38%) Java
4 9 (6.04%) JavaScript
5 7 (4.70%) C#
6 6 (4.03%) C
7 5 (3.36%) Scala
8 4 (2.68%) C++
8 4 (2.68%) R
9 3 (2.01%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.34%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.34%) TypeScript
10 2 (1.34%) VBScript
11 1 (0.67%) Delphi
11 1 (0.67%) Java 8
11 1 (0.67%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 41 (27.52%) Security Cleared
2 30 (20.13%) SC Cleared
3 25 (16.78%) Degree
4 9 (6.04%) ISEB
5 8 (5.37%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (5.37%) DV Cleared
6 7 (4.70%) CCNP
6 7 (4.70%) HND
7 5 (3.36%) CESG Certified Professional
7 5 (3.36%) CISM
7 5 (3.36%) CISSP
7 5 (3.36%) CLAS
7 5 (3.36%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (2.68%) BPSS Clearance
8 4 (2.68%) CCIE
9 3 (2.01%) CCIE Routing and Switching
9 3 (2.01%) MCSE
10 2 (1.34%) CCNA
10 2 (1.34%) MCSA
10 2 (1.34%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.70%) JSP 440
2 5 (3.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (2.68%) QA
4 3 (2.01%) PCI DSS
5 2 (1.34%) HL7
5 2 (1.34%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 2 (1.34%) PMO
6 1 (0.67%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.67%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.67%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 1 (0.67%) NCSC
System Software
1 22 (14.77%) Active Directory
2 8 (5.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.36%) HDFS
4 3 (2.01%) Docker
4 3 (2.01%) vSphere
5 2 (1.34%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (1.34%) NFS
6 1 (0.67%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 12 (8.05%) ServiceCenter
1 12 (8.05%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 5 (3.36%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 5 (3.36%) SCDPM
3 4 (2.68%) SCCM
4 3 (2.01%) Cisco Prime
4 3 (2.01%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (2.01%) WSUS
5 2 (1.34%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (1.34%) Puppet
5 2 (1.34%) vRealize
6 1 (0.67%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.67%) Ansible
6 1 (0.67%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.67%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (0.67%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.67%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 22 (14.77%) Microsoft
2 15 (10.07%) HP
3 12 (8.05%) Bomgar
3 12 (8.05%) Cisco
3 12 (8.05%) Peregrine
3 12 (8.05%) Remedy
4 10 (6.71%) Adobe
4 10 (6.71%) IronPort
4 10 (6.71%) Proofpoint
5 9 (6.04%) Oracle
5 9 (6.04%) VMware
6 6 (4.03%) F5
7 5 (3.36%) Cloudera
8 4 (2.68%) Citrix
8 4 (2.68%) SAP
9 3 (2.01%) Blue Coat
9 3 (2.01%) Juniper
9 3 (2.01%) McAfee
9 3 (2.01%) Progress
9 3 (2.01%) Riverbed