Period
to 15 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire with a requirement for Windows Server skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Windows Server over the 6 months to 15 December 2017 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.

Microsoft Windows Server
South East > Hampshire
6 months to
15 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 29 40 31
Rank change year-on-year +11 -9 -13
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 207 188 240
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 5.81% 4.96% 5.50%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.50% 18.38% 19.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 130 160
Hampshire median daily rate £380 £345 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.14% -4.83% +11.54%
10th Percentile £153 £238 £255
90th Percentile £475 £500 £475
South East median daily rate £350 £340 £338
% change year-on-year +2.94% +0.74% +3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 12 16
Hampshire median hourly rate £13.03 £24.63 £28.48
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -47.11% -13.54% +23.16%
10th Percentile £12.05 £12.35 £16.25
90th Percentile £37.50 £54.30 £47.83
South East median hourly rate £15.00 £27.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year -45.45% +44.74% +11.76%

Windows Server is in the Operating Systems 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 operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Hampshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 1010 1023 1249
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 28.35% 26.98% 28.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 608 625 729
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £380 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +4.83% +5.07%
10th Percentile £163 £250 £250
90th Percentile £511 £548 £488
South East median daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year +6.67% +1.35% +8.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 62 118
Hampshire median hourly rate £20.00 £14.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +37.93% -17.14% +16.67%
10th Percentile £10.40 £10.55 £11.00
90th Percentile £47.56 £49.46 £47.83
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year +6.06% -10.81% +16.54%

Windows Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

Job postings citing Windows Server as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hampshire.

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server in Hampshire

Windows Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Server in Hampshire

Windows Server
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server in Hampshire over the 6 months to 15 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows Server in Hampshire

Windows Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Server in Hampshire

Windows Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server in Hampshire over the 6 months to 15 December 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Windows Server in Hampshire

Windows Server
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 Server within the Hampshire region over the 6 months to 15 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 +8 26 £230 -23.33% 9
Winchester +24 21 £410 -21.90% 1
Basingstoke -8 20 £305 -4.69% 3
Hook -2 19 £290 -13.43% 1
Portsmouth -2 16 £285 +4.59% 1
Andover - 11 £375 - 1
Havant 0 7 £380 -
Fareham -2 5 £89 -73.78% 2
Farnborough +5 4 £210 -34.38% 1
Waterlooville - 2 - - 2
Aldershot - 2 £200 -
Eastleigh - 2 £228 -
Fleet +3 1 £275 +3.77%
Windows Server
South East

For the 6 months to 15 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Hampshire region with a requirement for Windows Server.

1 207 (100.00%) Windows
2 111 (53.62%) VMware
3 98 (47.34%) Microsoft
4 93 (44.93%) Windows Server 2008
5 91 (43.96%) Active Directory
6 61 (29.47%) Firewall
6 61 (29.47%) PowerShell
7 57 (27.54%) Security Cleared
8 56 (27.05%) Windows Server 2012
9 54 (26.09%) Hyper-V
10 53 (25.60%) Citrix
11 52 (25.12%) Skype for Business
12 44 (21.26%) VMware ESXi
12 44 (21.26%) MS Exchange
13 43 (20.77%) NetScaler
14 42 (20.29%) XenServer
15 40 (19.32%) SC Cleared
15 40 (19.32%) TOGAF
16 39 (18.84%) XenDesktop
17 36 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
18 33 (15.94%) PaaS
18 33 (15.94%) Office 365
18 33 (15.94%) IaaS
18 33 (15.94%) Linux
19 31 (14.98%) SQL Server
20 26 (12.56%) vSphere
21 25 (12.08%) Windows 10
21 25 (12.08%) WAN
22 24 (11.59%) LAN
22 24 (11.59%) Microsoft Azure

Windows Server
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 52 (25.12%) Skype for Business
2 44 (21.26%) MS Exchange
3 19 (9.18%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (4.35%) SharePoint
5 8 (3.86%) IIS
6 2 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.48%) Apache
7 1 (0.48%) IBM Domino
7 1 (0.48%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 13 (6.28%) Acrobat
1 13 (6.28%) MS Visio
1 13 (6.28%) PaintShop Pro
2 5 (2.42%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.48%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 33 (15.94%) IaaS
1 33 (15.94%) Office 365
1 33 (15.94%) PaaS
2 24 (11.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (3.38%) SaaS
4 6 (2.90%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (1.93%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (1.93%) Boomi
6 1 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.48%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.48%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 61 (29.47%) Firewall
2 43 (20.77%) NetScaler
3 25 (12.08%) WAN
4 24 (11.59%) LAN
5 19 (9.18%) DNS
6 18 (8.70%) VPN
7 16 (7.73%) TCP/IP
8 13 (6.28%) PuTTY
8 13 (6.28%) WinSCP
9 12 (5.80%) DHCP
9 12 (5.80%) SAN
10 11 (5.31%) Skype
11 9 (4.35%) VoIP
12 4 (1.93%) Cisco ASA
13 3 (1.45%) Fibre Channel
14 2 (0.97%) IMAP
14 2 (0.97%) LTE
14 2 (0.97%) NAS
14 2 (0.97%) Network Security
14 2 (0.97%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (14.98%) SQL Server
2 18 (8.70%) SQL Server 2016
3 14 (6.76%) Oracle Database
3 14 (6.76%) Oracle Database 10g
3 14 (6.76%) Oracle Database 11g
4 13 (6.28%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (2.42%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (0.97%) MS Access
6 2 (0.97%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.97%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.48%) MySQL
7 1 (0.48%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (0.48%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 14 (6.76%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (6.28%) Ant
2 13 (6.28%) Eclipse
2 13 (6.28%) HP UFT
2 13 (6.28%) Oracle APEX
2 13 (6.28%) Selenium
2 13 (6.28%) SoapUI
2 13 (6.28%) SpecFlow
2 13 (6.28%) TestNG
3 9 (4.35%) LoadRunner
4 6 (2.90%) MSI
5 2 (0.97%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.48%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.48%) Oracle Forms
General
1 10 (4.83%) Finance
2 5 (2.42%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.45%) Retail
4 1 (0.48%) Electronics
4 1 (0.48%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.48%) Marketing
4 1 (0.48%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 34 (16.43%) Designer
1 34 (16.43%) Solutions Designer
2 24 (11.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 20 (9.66%) Architect
4 19 (9.18%) Support Engineer
5 17 (8.21%) Analyst
5 17 (8.21%) Consultant
6 13 (6.28%) 2nd Line Support
6 13 (6.28%) Author
6 13 (6.28%) Technical Author
7 12 (5.80%) Citrix Designer
7 12 (5.80%) Windows Engineer
8 11 (5.31%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 11 (5.31%) Server Engineer
8 11 (5.31%) Solutions Architect
9 8 (3.86%) 3rd Line Support
9 8 (3.86%) Administrator
10 7 (3.38%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 7 (3.38%) Build Engineer
10 7 (3.38%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (7.25%) .NET
1 15 (7.25%) Web Services
2 2 (0.97%) .NET Framework
2 2 (0.97%) Ajax
2 2 (0.97%) ASP.NET
2 2 (0.97%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (0.97%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (0.97%) CSS
2 2 (0.97%) Entity Framework
2 2 (0.97%) HTML
2 2 (0.97%) jQuery
2 2 (0.97%) LINQ
2 2 (0.97%) LINQ to SQL
2 2 (0.97%) RequireJS
2 2 (0.97%) WCF
2 2 (0.97%) XML
3 1 (0.48%) REST
3 1 (0.48%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 15 (7.25%) Management Information System
2 7 (3.38%) Clustering
3 5 (2.42%) Data Centre
4 3 (1.45%) CMDB
5 1 (0.48%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.48%) Driving Licence
5 1 (0.48%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.48%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (0.48%) PKI
5 1 (0.48%) Private Cloud
5 1 (0.48%) Replication
5 1 (0.48%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 207 (100.00%) Windows
2 93 (44.93%) Windows Server 2008
3 56 (27.05%) Windows Server 2012
4 33 (15.94%) Linux
5 25 (12.08%) Windows 10
6 22 (10.63%) Windows Server 2003
7 15 (7.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 13 (6.28%) Windows 7
9 7 (3.38%) Unix
9 7 (3.38%) Windows Vista
10 4 (1.93%) AIX
11 1 (0.48%) Debian
11 1 (0.48%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.48%) Solaris
11 1 (0.48%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.48%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (19.32%) TOGAF
2 16 (7.73%) ITIL
3 14 (6.76%) SDLC
3 14 (6.76%) Test Automation
4 13 (6.28%) API Testing
4 13 (6.28%) System Integration Testing
5 12 (5.80%) DevOps
5 12 (5.80%) Migration
6 10 (4.83%) Disaster Recovery
6 10 (4.83%) Server Virtualisation
7 9 (4.35%) Defect Tracking
7 9 (4.35%) Performance Testing
7 9 (4.35%) Test Strategy
8 8 (3.86%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (3.86%) Fault Analysis
8 8 (3.86%) Service Delivery
9 7 (3.38%) Load Balancing
9 7 (3.38%) Server Building
9 7 (3.38%) Virtual Environments
10 6 (2.90%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 61 (29.47%) PowerShell
2 21 (10.14%) SQL
3 13 (6.28%) F#
4 12 (5.80%) Java
5 3 (1.45%) C#
6 2 (0.97%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.48%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.48%) Python
Qualifications
1 57 (27.54%) Security Cleared
2 40 (19.32%) SC Cleared
3 18 (8.70%) DV Cleared
4 14 (6.76%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (3.86%) MCSA
5 8 (3.86%) MCSE
6 6 (2.90%) ISEB
6 6 (2.90%) ISEB Practitioner
6 6 (2.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (1.93%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (0.97%) CESG Certified Professional
8 2 (0.97%) MCITP
8 2 (0.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.48%) CCDP
9 1 (0.48%) CCNA
9 1 (0.48%) CCNP
9 1 (0.48%) CCSA
9 1 (0.48%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.48%) Degree
9 1 (0.48%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.45%) SLA
3 2 (0.97%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.97%) QA
4 1 (0.48%) JSP 440
System Software
1 91 (43.96%) Active Directory
2 54 (26.09%) Hyper-V
3 44 (21.26%) VMware ESXi
4 42 (20.29%) XenServer
5 39 (18.84%) XenDesktop
6 36 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
7 26 (12.56%) vSphere
8 9 (4.35%) Microsoft App-V
8 9 (4.35%) XenApp
9 3 (1.45%) Firmware
10 2 (0.97%) UAG
10 2 (0.97%) Virtual Desktop
10 2 (0.97%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (0.48%) BitLocker
11 1 (0.48%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (0.48%) Terminal Server
11 1 (0.48%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (0.48%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.48%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 11 (5.31%) SCCM
2 6 (2.90%) McAfee ePO
3 4 (1.93%) Microsoft Intune
4 3 (1.45%) Backup Exec
4 3 (1.45%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 3 (1.45%) vCenter Server
5 2 (0.97%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (0.97%) SCOM
6 1 (0.48%) EdgeSight
6 1 (0.48%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (0.48%) Nagios
6 1 (0.48%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.48%) Netcool
6 1 (0.48%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.48%) PowerCLI
6 1 (0.48%) Puppet
6 1 (0.48%) Terraform
6 1 (0.48%) vMotion
6 1 (0.48%) WSUS
Vendors
1 111 (53.62%) VMware
2 98 (47.34%) Microsoft
3 53 (25.60%) Citrix
4 23 (11.11%) HP
5 22 (10.63%) Cisco
6 21 (10.14%) Oracle
7 16 (7.73%) Red Hat
8 13 (6.28%) Adobe
8 13 (6.28%) McAfee
8 13 (6.28%) Software AG
8 13 (6.28%) webMethods
9 9 (4.35%) EMC
10 7 (3.38%) F5
10 7 (3.38%) Lumension
10 7 (3.38%) Veeam
11 6 (2.90%) Meraki
11 6 (2.90%) SAP
12 4 (1.93%) Brocade
12 4 (1.93%) ForgeRock
12 4 (1.93%) Fortinet