Period
to 18 August 2018

The median contractor rate for a Windows Engineer was £435 per day in advertised job vacancies in Hampshire during the 6 months to 18 August 2018.

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
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 146 137 160
Rank change year-on-year -9 +23 -19
Contract jobs requiring a Windows Engineer 32 27 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.85% 0.75% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.90% 0.79% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 10 13
Hampshire median daily rate £435 £239 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +82.20% -20.42% +33.33%
10th Percentile £219 £125 £263
90th Percentile £600 £398 £385
South East median daily rate £362 £345 £294
% change year-on-year +4.78% +17.35% +5.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 2
Hampshire median hourly rate £45.00 £13.03 £27.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +245.49% -52.85% +84.17%
10th Percentile £42.50 £11.55 £16.46
90th Percentile £47.50 £25.79 £39.89
South East median hourly rate £22.50 £13.03 £15.25
% change year-on-year +72.74% -14.59% -36.77%

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 3,558 3,416 3,934
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.50% 95.07% 94.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,079 2,031 2,518
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £275 £249 £255
90th Percentile £575 £538 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 184 208 243
Hampshire median hourly rate £23.75 £25.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.00% - +42.86%
10th Percentile £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
90th Percentile £48.11 £46.00 £52.89
South East median hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +5.56% -10.00% +14.29%

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 18 August 2018.

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
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 18 August 2018. 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 -11 7 £600 +203.80%
Winchester -6 5 £430 +102.35%
Portsmouth -4 3 £295 - 1
Fareham +5 2 £450 +157.14%
Basingstoke +7 1 - - 1
Eastleigh - 1 £400 -
Farnborough - 1 £128 -
Windows Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 18 August 2018, Windows Engineer contract jobs required the following IT 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 featuring Windows Engineer in the job title.

1 32 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 16 (50.00%) SCCM
2 16 (50.00%) Windows 10
3 15 (46.88%) PowerShell
4 13 (40.63%) Windows Server
5 11 (34.38%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 11 (34.38%) VMware
6 10 (31.25%) ITIL
7 8 (25.00%) Office 365
7 8 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
7 8 (25.00%) Runbook
8 7 (21.88%) Microsoft
8 7 (21.88%) Security Cleared
9 6 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (18.75%) Hyper-V
10 5 (15.63%) XenDesktop
10 5 (15.63%) Microsoft Azure
10 5 (15.63%) VMware Infrastructure
10 5 (15.63%) Linux
10 5 (15.63%) Software Packaging
10 5 (15.63%) Ivanti
10 5 (15.63%) InstallShield
11 4 (12.50%) Service Management
11 4 (12.50%) SC Cleared
11 4 (12.50%) Puppet
11 4 (12.50%) Jenkins
12 3 (9.38%) Terraform
12 3 (9.38%) IaaS
12 3 (9.38%) Task Automation

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 (3.13%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.13%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 8 (25.00%) Office 365
2 5 (15.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (9.38%) Azure Active Directory
3 3 (9.38%) IaaS
3 3 (9.38%) PaaS
4 1 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (3.13%) OneDrive
4 1 (3.13%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) DNS
1 2 (6.25%) SAN
1 2 (6.25%) Skype
2 1 (3.13%) LAN
2 1 (3.13%) MPLS
2 1 (3.13%) VoIP
2 1 (3.13%) VSAN
2 1 (3.13%) WAN
2 1 (3.13%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (3.13%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (15.63%) InstallShield
2 4 (12.50%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.13%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (3.13%) Finance
1 1 (3.13%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.63%) Software Packaging
2 3 (9.38%) RESTful
2 3 (9.38%) SOAP
3 1 (3.13%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.25%) Clustering
1 2 (6.25%) Self-Motivation
1 2 (6.25%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (3.13%) Client/Server
2 1 (3.13%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.13%) Device Driver
2 1 (3.13%) PKI
2 1 (3.13%) Public Cloud
2 1 (3.13%) Replication
2 1 (3.13%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 32 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (50.00%) Windows 10
3 13 (40.63%) Windows Server
4 6 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (15.63%) Linux
6 1 (3.13%) Windows 7
6 1 (3.13%) Windows Embedded Compact
6 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (34.38%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 10 (31.25%) ITIL
3 8 (25.00%) Runbook
4 4 (12.50%) Service Management
5 3 (9.38%) Asset Management
5 3 (9.38%) Migration
5 3 (9.38%) Operations Management
5 3 (9.38%) Task Automation
5 3 (9.38%) Workflow
6 2 (6.25%) Change Management
6 2 (6.25%) Collaborative Working
6 2 (6.25%) DevOps
6 2 (6.25%) Server Building
6 2 (6.25%) Server Management
6 2 (6.25%) Software Asset Management
7 1 (3.13%) Continuous Delivery
7 1 (3.13%) High Availability
7 1 (3.13%) Mobile Device Management
7 1 (3.13%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (3.13%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 15 (46.88%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.13%) C
2 1 (3.13%) Embedded C
2 1 (3.13%) Ruby
2 1 (3.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (21.88%) Security Cleared
2 4 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.25%) CCA
3 2 (6.25%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.13%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.13%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) GDPR
System Software
1 16 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 6 (18.75%) Hyper-V
4 5 (15.63%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (15.63%) XenDesktop
5 3 (9.38%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (6.25%) vSphere
6 2 (6.25%) XenApp
7 1 (3.13%) Docker
7 1 (3.13%) Terminal Server
7 1 (3.13%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (3.13%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (3.13%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 16 (50.00%) SCCM
2 4 (12.50%) Puppet
3 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Intune
3 3 (9.38%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (9.38%) Terraform
4 2 (6.25%) SCOM
4 2 (6.25%) WSUS
5 1 (3.13%) AirWatch
5 1 (3.13%) Ansible
5 1 (3.13%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (3.13%) ThinApp
5 1 (3.13%) vRealize
Vendors
1 11 (34.38%) VMware
2 7 (21.88%) Microsoft
3 5 (15.63%) Ivanti
4 3 (9.38%) BMC
4 3 (9.38%) CA
4 3 (9.38%) Cisco
4 3 (9.38%) Citrix
4 3 (9.38%) Remedy
5 2 (6.25%) Dell
6 1 (3.13%) HP
6 1 (3.13%) Juniper
6 1 (3.13%) MobileIron
6 1 (3.13%) Veritas