Period
to 20 August 2018

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 20 August 2018 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
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 22 42 36
Rank change year-on-year +20 -6 -14
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 285 163 207
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 7.69% 4.57% 5.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 27.72% 18.29% 16.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 105 126
Hampshire median daily rate £389 £345 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.68% -1.43% -2.78%
10th Percentile £208 £147 £238
90th Percentile £525 £450 £498
South East median daily rate £375 £338 £350
% change year-on-year +11.11% -3.57% +0.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 10 21
Hampshire median hourly rate £25.50 £13.51 £47.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +88.73% -71.75% +151.74%
10th Percentile £10.45 £12.24 £17.50
90th Percentile £46.86 £26.11 £58.75
South East median hourly rate £20.00 £14.50 £21.33
% change year-on-year +37.93% -32.02% -5.20%

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 1,028 891 1,223
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 27.74% 25.01% 29.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 546 524 772
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +3.45%
10th Percentile £206 £202 £263
90th Percentile £550 £500 £500
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.13% +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 77 67
Hampshire median hourly rate £22.50 £14.40 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +56.25% -61.60% +120.59%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.40 £12.15
90th Percentile £46.90 £44.05 £52.68
South East median hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £18.25
% change year-on-year +11.76% -6.85% +7.35%

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 20 August 2018.

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 20 August 2018.

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 20 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
Winchester +16 48 £425 +6.25% 3
Basingstoke +36 43 £269 -22.10% 11
Southampton -14 25 £378 +16.15% 6
Portsmouth -1 23 £413 +75.53% 5
Andover +1 19 £363 +11.54%
Fareham +13 13 £168 -26.78% 4
Hook +2 10 £303 -3.20%
Havant -4 9 £575 +43.75%
Fleet - 5 £400 - 1
Eastleigh +1 3 £400 +75.82% 1
Petersfield 0 2 £250 +163.16% 1
Gosport - 2 £415 -
Farnborough -19 1 £300 +42.86% 1
Lyndhurst - 1 £375 -
Aldershot - 1 - - 1
Windows Server
South East

For the 6 months to 20 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 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 Windows Server.

1 285 (100.00%) Windows
2 172 (60.35%) VMware
3 149 (52.28%) Microsoft
4 134 (47.02%) Active Directory
5 112 (39.30%) Security Cleared
6 101 (35.44%) VMware Infrastructure
7 94 (32.98%) Microsoft Azure
8 90 (31.58%) SC Cleared
9 80 (28.07%) Citrix
10 77 (27.02%) Oracle
11 75 (26.32%) Windows Server 2012
12 73 (25.61%) Hyper-V
13 70 (24.56%) Office 365
13 70 (24.56%) Linux
14 69 (24.21%) SQL Server
15 66 (23.16%) Windows Server 2008
16 62 (21.75%) vSphere
16 62 (21.75%) Windows 10
16 62 (21.75%) DNS
17 57 (20.00%) PowerShell
18 55 (19.30%) Infrastructure Engineering
19 54 (18.95%) Firewall
20 53 (18.60%) SCCM
21 51 (17.89%) ITIL
22 49 (17.19%) XenDesktop
23 48 (16.84%) SQL
23 48 (16.84%) HP
24 45 (15.79%) SAN
24 45 (15.79%) Red Hat
24 45 (15.79%) Microsoft App-V

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 40 (14.04%) SharePoint
2 27 (9.47%) Skype for Business
3 26 (9.12%) MS Exchange
4 25 (8.77%) IIS
5 15 (5.26%) SharePoint Server
6 7 (2.46%) Apache
7 5 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (1.40%) BizTalk Server
8 4 (1.40%) OpenStack
9 3 (1.05%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (1.05%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (1.05%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 34 (11.93%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (1.75%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (1.05%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.70%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.35%) Towers Watson Igloo
Cloud Services
1 94 (32.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 70 (24.56%) Office 365
3 33 (11.58%) SaaS
4 31 (10.88%) IaaS
5 29 (10.18%) PaaS
6 27 (9.47%) Azure Active Directory
7 16 (5.61%) Yammer
8 13 (4.56%) Amazon AWS
9 9 (3.16%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 62 (21.75%) DNS
2 54 (18.95%) Firewall
3 45 (15.79%) SAN
4 39 (13.68%) NetScaler
5 32 (11.23%) DHCP
6 26 (9.12%) Skype
7 23 (8.07%) PuTTY
7 23 (8.07%) WinSCP
8 20 (7.02%) Cisco ASA
9 18 (6.32%) LAN
9 18 (6.32%) VLAN
10 17 (5.96%) Internet
11 14 (4.91%) Network Security
12 13 (4.56%) Cisco Nexus
12 13 (4.56%) Fibre Channel
12 13 (4.56%) WAN
13 11 (3.86%) Cisco Firepower
13 11 (3.86%) Cisco ISE
13 11 (3.86%) iSCSI
13 11 (3.86%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (24.21%) SQL Server
2 35 (12.28%) SQL Server 2012
3 31 (10.88%) SQL Server 2016
4 29 (10.18%) Oracle Database
5 27 (9.47%) Oracle Database 10g
6 23 (8.07%) Oracle Database 11g
7 6 (2.11%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (1.40%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (1.05%) DB2
9 3 (1.05%) MySQL
9 3 (1.05%) Oracle ODI
9 3 (1.05%) Relational Database
10 2 (0.70%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.70%) Siebel EIM
10 2 (0.70%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (0.70%) SQL Server 2014
11 1 (0.35%) MongoDB
11 1 (0.35%) Oracle Database 12c
11 1 (0.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 29 (10.18%) Selenium
2 28 (9.82%) HP UFT
2 28 (9.82%) Oracle APEX
2 28 (9.82%) SoapUI
2 28 (9.82%) SpecFlow
3 26 (9.12%) Ant
3 26 (9.12%) Eclipse
3 26 (9.12%) TestNG
4 23 (8.07%) Team Foundation Server
5 21 (7.37%) LoadRunner
6 7 (2.46%) Visual Studio
7 4 (1.40%) InstallShield
8 3 (1.05%) Toad
9 2 (0.70%) Oracle Forms
10 1 (0.35%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.35%) MSI
10 1 (0.35%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 10 (3.51%) Finance
2 7 (2.46%) Military
3 6 (2.11%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.05%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.70%) Retail
6 1 (0.35%) Automotive
6 1 (0.35%) Games
Job Titles
1 50 (17.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 48 (16.84%) Architect
3 35 (12.28%) Analyst
4 33 (11.58%) Infrastructure Architect
5 21 (7.37%) Wintel Engineer
6 17 (5.96%) Network Engineer
7 16 (5.61%) Designer
7 16 (5.61%) Solutions Designer
8 15 (5.26%) Support Engineer
9 13 (4.56%) Windows Engineer
10 12 (4.21%) Test Analyst
11 10 (3.51%) 3rd Line Support
11 10 (3.51%) Support Analyst
12 9 (3.16%) Tester
12 9 (3.16%) VMware Engineer
13 8 (2.81%) 2nd Line Engineer
13 8 (2.81%) Automation Tester
13 8 (2.81%) Project Manager
13 8 (2.81%) Solutions Architect
13 8 (2.81%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (12.63%) Web Services
2 34 (11.93%) .NET
3 27 (9.47%) Middleware
4 7 (2.46%) CSS
4 7 (2.46%) XML
5 5 (1.75%) Web Services Management
6 4 (1.40%) .NET Framework
6 4 (1.40%) ASP.NET
6 4 (1.40%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (1.40%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (1.40%) Entity Framework
6 4 (1.40%) HTML
6 4 (1.40%) jQuery
6 4 (1.40%) RequireJS
7 3 (1.05%) LINQ
7 3 (1.05%) LINQ to SQL
7 3 (1.05%) XSLT
8 2 (0.70%) COM
8 2 (0.70%) LDAP
9 1 (0.35%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 27 (9.47%) Analytical Skills
1 27 (9.47%) PKI
2 23 (8.07%) Data Centre
3 22 (7.72%) Fat Client
3 22 (7.72%) Thin Client
4 15 (5.26%) Clustering
5 9 (3.16%) User Experience
6 5 (1.75%) Cloud Native
7 4 (1.40%) Client/Server
7 4 (1.40%) Driving Licence
7 4 (1.40%) Public Cloud
8 3 (1.05%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 3 (1.05%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.70%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.70%) Data Protection Act
9 2 (0.70%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (0.35%) CESG
10 1 (0.35%) IVR
10 1 (0.35%) Replication
10 1 (0.35%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 285 (100.00%) Windows
2 75 (26.32%) Windows Server 2012
3 70 (24.56%) Linux
4 66 (23.16%) Windows Server 2008
5 62 (21.75%) Windows 10
6 38 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 21 (7.37%) AIX
7 21 (7.37%) Unix
8 15 (5.26%) Windows 7
9 14 (4.91%) Windows XP
10 9 (3.16%) Windows Server 2003
11 8 (2.81%) Solaris
12 4 (1.40%) Windows 2000 Server
12 4 (1.40%) Windows NT
13 3 (1.05%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.35%) CentOS
14 1 (0.35%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.35%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (19.30%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 51 (17.89%) ITIL
3 38 (13.33%) Migration
4 36 (12.63%) DevOps
5 29 (10.18%) Test Automation
6 28 (9.82%) API Testing
6 28 (9.82%) Network Design
7 23 (8.07%) System Integration Testing
8 22 (7.72%) Agile Software Development
8 22 (7.72%) Test Strategy
9 21 (7.37%) Performance Testing
10 19 (6.67%) Scrum
11 18 (6.32%) Service Management
11 18 (6.32%) TOGAF
12 17 (5.96%) Customer Engagement
13 16 (5.61%) Application Packaging
13 16 (5.61%) Change Management
13 16 (5.61%) Defect Tracking
13 16 (5.61%) High Availability
14 14 (4.91%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 57 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 48 (16.84%) SQL
3 34 (11.93%) Java
4 28 (9.82%) F#
5 11 (3.86%) C#
6 7 (2.46%) JavaScript
7 2 (0.70%) C
7 2 (0.70%) Python
8 1 (0.35%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 112 (39.30%) Security Cleared
2 90 (31.58%) SC Cleared
3 27 (9.47%) ISEB
4 26 (9.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 22 (7.72%) ISEB Practitioner
6 21 (7.37%) DV Cleared
7 16 (5.61%) CCA
7 16 (5.61%) Citrix Certification
8 15 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
9 11 (3.86%) Degree
10 10 (3.51%) CCNA
11 8 (2.81%) Microsoft Certification
12 7 (2.46%) MCSE
13 5 (1.75%) CCIE
13 5 (1.75%) ISTQB
13 5 (1.75%) MCP
14 4 (1.40%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
14 4 (1.40%) MCSA
14 4 (1.40%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 4 (1.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.11%) QA
2 3 (1.05%) GDPR
2 3 (1.05%) SLA
3 1 (0.35%) JSP 440
System Software
1 134 (47.02%) Active Directory
2 101 (35.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 73 (25.61%) Hyper-V
4 62 (21.75%) vSphere
5 49 (17.19%) XenDesktop
6 45 (15.79%) Microsoft App-V
6 45 (15.79%) XenApp
7 41 (14.39%) VMware ESXi
8 26 (9.12%) XenServer
9 14 (4.91%) DFS Replication
9 14 (4.91%) Oracle RAC
10 4 (1.40%) BitLocker
10 4 (1.40%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 4 (1.40%) Terminal Server
10 4 (1.40%) VirtualBox
11 2 (0.70%) Docker
11 2 (0.70%) Virtual Desktop
11 2 (0.70%) Virtual Servers
11 2 (0.70%) VMware Server
11 2 (0.70%) Xen
Systems Management
1 53 (18.60%) SCCM
2 27 (9.47%) Microsoft Intune
3 23 (8.07%) HP ALM
4 18 (6.32%) SCOM
5 14 (4.91%) Data Guard
5 14 (4.91%) vCenter Server
5 14 (4.91%) WSUS
6 12 (4.21%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 11 (3.86%) vRealize
8 8 (2.81%) McAfee ePO
9 6 (2.11%) EMC NetWorker
9 6 (2.11%) Microsoft Clustering
10 5 (1.75%) Failover Clustering
11 4 (1.40%) Backup Exec
11 4 (1.40%) Norton AntiVirus
12 3 (1.05%) Ansible
12 3 (1.05%) FortiGate
12 3 (1.05%) PowerCLI
12 3 (1.05%) Tivoli
13 2 (0.70%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 172 (60.35%) VMware
2 149 (52.28%) Microsoft
3 80 (28.07%) Citrix
4 77 (27.02%) Oracle
5 48 (16.84%) HP
6 45 (15.79%) Red Hat
7 33 (11.58%) Cisco
8 28 (9.82%) Software AG
8 28 (9.82%) webMethods
9 23 (8.07%) Dell
10 20 (7.02%) Sophos
11 17 (5.96%) EMC
12 16 (5.61%) NetApp
13 15 (5.26%) 3PAR
13 15 (5.26%) IBM
14 14 (4.91%) Juniper
14 14 (4.91%) McAfee
15 11 (3.86%) Infoblox
15 11 (3.86%) Palo Alto
16 10 (3.51%) ForgeRock