Period
to 12 December 2017

The median contractor rate for a Windows Engineer was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in Hampshire during the 6 months to 12 December 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

Windows Engineer
South East > Hampshire
6 months to
12 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 132 156 169
Rank change year-on-year +24 +13 -30
Contract jobs requiring a Windows Engineer 26 19 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.74% 0.50% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.78% 0.54% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 15 12
Hampshire median daily rate £350 £300 £274
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.67% +9.59% +1.39%
10th Percentile £282 £265 £158
90th Percentile £470 £430 £410
South East median daily rate £356 £292 £310
% change year-on-year +22.00% -5.81% +8.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 4
Hampshire median hourly rate £13.03 £50.00 £15.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -73.95% +230.58% -2.42%
10th Percentile £11.40 £30.50 £13.34
90th Percentile £29.79 £54.50 £16.59
South East median hourly rate £13.51 £29.21 £30.90
% change year-on-year -53.73% -5.49% +87.27%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Hampshire
Contract vacancies in Hampshire with a recognized job title 3341 3533 4153
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.75% 92.29% 95.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1991 2203 2555
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £213 £228 £258
90th Percentile £538 £538 £513
South East median daily rate £420 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +5.00% +3.23% +6.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 156 238 277
Hampshire median hourly rate £22.38 £21.44 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.39% +7.18% +21.21%
10th Percentile £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £54.13 £47.83
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £17.89
% change year-on-year -5.26% +6.23% +11.78%

Windows Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

Job postings that featured Windows Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hampshire.

Job vacancy trend for Windows Engineer in Hampshire

Windows Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Engineer in Hampshire

Windows Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Engineer in Hampshire over the 6 months to 12 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows Engineer in Hampshire

Windows Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Engineer in Hampshire

Windows Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Engineer in Hampshire over the 6 months to 12 December 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Windows Engineer in Hampshire

Windows Engineer
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 Windows Engineer within the Hampshire region over the 6 months to 12 December 2017. 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 +2 4 £265 +1.92% 2
Hook +6 3 £383 +27.50%
Basingstoke - 2 £463 -
Portsmouth 0 1 - -
Aldershot - 1 £340 -
Havant - 1 - -
Winchester - 1 £380 -
Windows Engineer
South East

Windows Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 12 December 2017, Windows Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Hampshire region featuring Windows Engineer in the job title.

1 26 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 11 (42.31%) Windows 7
3 11 (42.31%) VMware
4 10 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (38.46%) Active Directory
5 9 (34.62%) Windows 10
6 8 (30.77%) Microsoft
7 6 (23.08%) Microsoft Office
7 6 (23.08%) Security Cleared
8 5 (19.23%) Virtual Environments
8 5 (19.23%) Patch Management
8 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (19.23%) ITIL
8 5 (19.23%) LAN
8 5 (19.23%) WAN
8 5 (19.23%) SLA
9 4 (15.38%) Finance
9 4 (15.38%) SC Cleared
9 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (11.54%) CMDB
10 3 (11.54%) Firmware
10 3 (11.54%) DNS
10 3 (11.54%) HP
10 3 (11.54%) Linux
11 2 (7.69%) Cisco
11 2 (7.69%) SCCM
11 2 (7.69%) DV Cleared
11 2 (7.69%) PowerShell
11 2 (7.69%) VMware ESXi

Windows Engineer Skill Set
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 (3.85%) IIS
1 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (23.08%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (19.23%) LAN
1 5 (19.23%) WAN
2 3 (11.54%) DNS
3 1 (3.85%) DMZ
3 1 (3.85%) Extranet
3 1 (3.85%) Intranet
3 1 (3.85%) SAN
3 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
General
1 4 (15.38%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Retail
2 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) CMDB
2 1 (3.85%) Clustering
2 1 (3.85%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 26 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 11 (42.31%) Windows 7
4 9 (34.62%) Windows 10
5 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (11.54%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (19.23%) ITIL
1 5 (19.23%) Patch Management
1 5 (19.23%) Virtual Environments
2 1 (3.85%) Data Protection
2 1 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (3.85%) Fault Analysis
2 1 (3.85%) Functional Testing
2 1 (3.85%) High Availability
2 1 (3.85%) Integration Testing
2 1 (3.85%) Load Balancing
2 1 (3.85%) Network Load Balancing
2 1 (3.85%) Operations Management
2 1 (3.85%) Programme Management
2 1 (3.85%) Project Management
2 1 (3.85%) Regression Testing
2 1 (3.85%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (3.85%) Security Testing
2 1 (3.85%) SIEM
2 1 (3.85%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.69%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.85%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (23.08%) Security Cleared
2 4 (15.38%) SC Cleared
3 2 (7.69%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.85%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (19.23%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (38.46%) Active Directory
1 10 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (11.54%) Firmware
3 2 (7.69%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (3.85%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.85%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (3.85%) VMware NSX
4 1 (3.85%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) SCCM
2 1 (3.85%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (3.85%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (3.85%) PowerCLI
2 1 (3.85%) WSUS
Vendors
1 11 (42.31%) VMware
2 8 (30.77%) Microsoft
3 3 (11.54%) HP
4 2 (7.69%) Cisco
5 1 (3.85%) F5
5 1 (3.85%) Intel
5 1 (3.85%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.85%) Veeam