Period
to 13 December 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 13 December 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
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 38 29 39
Rank change year-on-year -9 +10 -4
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 221 210 189
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 5.74% 5.93% 4.96%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.97% 20.79% 18.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 118 131
Hampshire median daily rate £422 £380 £341
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.05% +11.44% -5.93%
10th Percentile £261 £155 £238
90th Percentile £595 £488 £500
South East median daily rate £388 £350 £340
% change year-on-year +10.71% +2.94% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 13 13
Hampshire median hourly rate £26.00 £13.03 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +99.62% -52.64% -3.44%
10th Percentile £10.50 £12.05 £12.45
90th Percentile £50.50 £35.88 £58.00
South East median hourly rate £23.25 £14.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year +60.34% -47.27% +44.74%

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 1,054 1,010 1,036
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 27.36% 28.50% 27.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 615 610 630
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +3.45%
10th Percentile £209 £162 £250
90th Percentile £573 £500 £550
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 100 67 64
Hampshire median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £14.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +35.59% -15.71%
10th Percentile £10.25 £10.40 £10.65
90th Percentile £50.03 £47.73 £49.46
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.38
% change year-on-year - +6.87% -10.53%

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 13 December 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 13 December 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 13 December 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 -12 35 £375 +63.04% 12
Winchester +6 33 £425 +3.66% 4
Portsmouth -9 31 £375 +31.58% 8
Havant +7 20 £575 +51.32% 1
Farnborough -5 14 £413 +96.43% 10
Fareham -6 8 £449 +406.78% 8
Basingstoke -8 8 £425 +34.92% 5
Fleet -11 6 £363 +31.82%
Hook -14 4 £450 +55.17% 1
Gosport - 4 £455 -
Andover -15 2 £363 -3.33%
Aldershot -4 1 £200 -
Petersfield - 1 £175 -
Windows Server
South East

For the 6 months to 13 December 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.

1 221 (100.00%) Windows
2 124 (56.11%) VMware
3 119 (53.85%) Microsoft
4 110 (49.77%) Active Directory
5 84 (38.01%) VMware Infrastructure
6 82 (37.10%) Citrix
7 67 (30.32%) Hyper-V
8 65 (29.41%) Microsoft Azure
9 58 (26.24%) Windows Server 2012
10 54 (24.43%) DNS
10 54 (24.43%) SQL
11 53 (23.98%) Office 365
12 50 (22.62%) Windows Server 2008
12 50 (22.62%) PowerShell
13 45 (20.36%) Windows 10
14 44 (19.91%) Security Cleared
15 43 (19.46%) NetScaler
15 43 (19.46%) SQL Server
16 42 (19.00%) Oracle
16 42 (19.00%) Linux
16 42 (19.00%) Microsoft App-V
16 42 (19.00%) XenApp
17 41 (18.55%) XenDesktop
18 40 (18.10%) Migration
19 36 (16.29%) Firewall
19 36 (16.29%) Infrastructure Engineering
20 35 (15.84%) vSphere
20 35 (15.84%) SaaS
20 35 (15.84%) SCCM
20 35 (15.84%) Analytical Skills

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 26 (11.76%) SharePoint
2 25 (11.31%) IIS
3 15 (6.79%) Skype for Business
4 11 (4.98%) MS Exchange
5 9 (4.07%) BizTalk Server
6 6 (2.71%) Confluence
6 6 (2.71%) SharePoint Server
7 5 (2.26%) Apache
7 5 (2.26%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (0.90%) IBM Domino
8 2 (0.90%) IBM Notes
8 2 (0.90%) OpenStack
8 2 (0.90%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.45%) CMS
9 1 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.45%) Live Communications Server
9 1 (0.45%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.45%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 16 (7.24%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.36%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.45%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (0.45%) Towers Watson Igloo
Cloud Services
1 65 (29.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 53 (23.98%) Office 365
3 35 (15.84%) SaaS
4 28 (12.67%) IaaS
5 27 (12.22%) PaaS
6 14 (6.33%) Azure Active Directory
7 12 (5.43%) Boomi
8 11 (4.98%) Amazon AWS
9 10 (4.52%) Yammer
10 1 (0.45%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 1 (0.45%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.45%) Datadog
10 1 (0.45%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.45%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 54 (24.43%) DNS
2 43 (19.46%) NetScaler
3 36 (16.29%) Firewall
4 33 (14.93%) SAN
5 29 (13.12%) DHCP
6 16 (7.24%) Skype
7 13 (5.88%) LAN
7 13 (5.88%) WAN
8 10 (4.52%) Internet
8 10 (4.52%) VLAN
9 9 (4.07%) Fibre Channel
9 9 (4.07%) SNMP
10 8 (3.62%) iSCSI
10 8 (3.62%) SMTP
11 6 (2.71%) IMAP
12 5 (2.26%) TCP/IP
13 4 (1.81%) MPLS
13 4 (1.81%) Network Security
14 3 (1.36%) VPN
15 2 (0.90%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (19.46%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.17%) Oracle Database
3 5 (2.26%) Oracle Reports
3 5 (2.26%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (2.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (1.81%) Relational Database
4 4 (1.81%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (1.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (1.36%) DB2
5 3 (1.36%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (1.36%) Oracle ODI
5 3 (1.36%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (1.36%) SQL Server 2016
6 2 (0.90%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (0.90%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (0.45%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (0.45%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.45%) MS Access
7 1 (0.45%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.45%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 8 (3.62%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (3.17%) Jenkins
2 7 (3.17%) Visual Studio
3 6 (2.71%) Git (software)
3 6 (2.71%) JIRA
4 4 (1.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 4 (1.81%) InstallShield
4 4 (1.81%) Toad
5 3 (1.36%) Selenium
6 2 (0.90%) HP UFT
6 2 (0.90%) LoadRunner
6 2 (0.90%) MSI
6 2 (0.90%) Oracle APEX
6 2 (0.90%) SoapUI
6 2 (0.90%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.45%) Grunt
7 1 (0.45%) StarTeam
7 1 (0.45%) Subversion
7 1 (0.45%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 9 (4.07%) Finance
2 6 (2.71%) Military
3 3 (1.36%) Manufacturing
4 2 (0.90%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.45%) Back Office
5 1 (0.45%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 39 (17.65%) Architect
2 31 (14.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 30 (13.57%) Infrastructure Architect
4 19 (8.60%) Wintel Engineer
5 16 (7.24%) Developer
6 15 (6.79%) Designer
6 15 (6.79%) Solutions Designer
7 13 (5.88%) Analyst
7 13 (5.88%) Support Engineer
8 12 (5.43%) VMware Engineer
9 10 (4.52%) IT Engineer
9 10 (4.52%) IT Support
9 10 (4.52%) Windows Engineer
10 9 (4.07%) Administrator
11 8 (3.62%) 2nd Line Support
11 8 (3.62%) C# Developer
11 8 (3.62%) Solutions Architect
12 7 (3.17%) Applications Support
12 7 (3.17%) DBA
12 7 (3.17%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (14.03%) Middleware
2 17 (7.69%) .NET
3 10 (4.52%) ASP.NET
4 9 (4.07%) Entity Framework
4 9 (4.07%) Web Services
5 8 (3.62%) .NET Framework
6 7 (3.17%) XML
7 6 (2.71%) CSS
8 5 (2.26%) ASP.NET Web API
8 5 (2.26%) WCF
9 4 (1.81%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (1.81%) HTML
9 4 (1.81%) RequireJS
9 4 (1.81%) REST
10 3 (1.36%) jQuery
10 3 (1.36%) LINQ
10 3 (1.36%) LINQ to SQL
11 2 (0.90%) LDAP
11 2 (0.90%) SPNEGO
12 1 (0.45%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 35 (15.84%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (8.60%) Clustering
3 17 (7.69%) PKI
4 14 (6.33%) Data Centre
5 12 (5.43%) Fat Client
5 12 (5.43%) Thin Client
6 9 (4.07%) Management Information System
7 7 (3.17%) CMDB
8 5 (2.26%) Cloud Native
8 5 (2.26%) Driving Licence
8 5 (2.26%) Replication
9 4 (1.81%) Public Cloud
10 3 (1.36%) User Experience
10 3 (1.36%) Video Conferencing
11 2 (0.90%) Data Protection Act
11 2 (0.90%) NHS
12 1 (0.45%) CESG
12 1 (0.45%) Client/Server
12 1 (0.45%) IVR
12 1 (0.45%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 221 (100.00%) Windows
2 58 (26.24%) Windows Server 2012
3 50 (22.62%) Windows Server 2008
4 45 (20.36%) Windows 10
5 42 (19.00%) Linux
6 26 (11.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 19 (8.60%) AIX
8 18 (8.14%) Unix
9 16 (7.24%) Windows XP
10 15 (6.79%) Windows 7
11 8 (3.62%) CentOS
12 7 (3.17%) Windows Server 2003
13 3 (1.36%) Solaris
14 2 (0.90%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.90%) Windows Vista
15 1 (0.45%) Android
15 1 (0.45%) Apple iOS
15 1 (0.45%) DC/OS
15 1 (0.45%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (18.10%) Migration
2 36 (16.29%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 31 (14.03%) Network Design
4 26 (11.76%) ITIL
5 17 (7.69%) High Availability
5 17 (7.69%) TOGAF
6 15 (6.79%) Application Packaging
6 15 (6.79%) Technical Leadership
7 13 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (5.88%) Problem-Solving
7 13 (5.88%) Service Management
8 12 (5.43%) Storage Virtualisation
9 11 (4.98%) DevOps
10 10 (4.52%) Configuration Management
10 10 (4.52%) Content Management
10 10 (4.52%) CRM
10 10 (4.52%) ERP
10 10 (4.52%) Incident Management
11 9 (4.07%) Enterprise Architecture
12 8 (3.62%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 54 (24.43%) SQL
2 50 (22.62%) PowerShell
3 13 (5.88%) C#
4 7 (3.17%) JavaScript
5 6 (2.71%) Java
6 3 (1.36%) T-SQL
7 2 (0.90%) C
7 2 (0.90%) F#
8 1 (0.45%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.45%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.45%) Python
8 1 (0.45%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 44 (19.91%) Security Cleared
2 32 (14.48%) SC Cleared
3 15 (6.79%) DV Cleared
4 13 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (4.52%) MCSE
5 10 (4.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 9 (4.07%) CCA
6 9 (4.07%) Citrix Certification
6 9 (4.07%) MCSA
7 8 (3.62%) Degree
8 3 (1.36%) ISEB
8 3 (1.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (1.36%) MCP
9 2 (0.90%) CCNA
9 2 (0.90%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.90%) ISEB Practitioner
10 1 (0.45%) DBS Check
10 1 (0.45%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.45%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 1 (0.45%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.36%) SLA
2 1 (0.45%) JSP 440
2 1 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 110 (49.77%) Active Directory
2 84 (38.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 67 (30.32%) Hyper-V
4 42 (19.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 42 (19.00%) XenApp
5 41 (18.55%) XenDesktop
6 35 (15.84%) vSphere
7 23 (10.41%) VMware ESXi
8 15 (6.79%) XenServer
9 14 (6.33%) Oracle RAC
10 8 (3.62%) DFS Replication
11 3 (1.36%) Docker
11 3 (1.36%) Virtual Machines
11 3 (1.36%) Virtual Servers
12 2 (0.90%) Xen
13 1 (0.45%) ISA Server
13 1 (0.45%) NFS
13 1 (0.45%) ProxySG
13 1 (0.45%) Terminal Server
13 1 (0.45%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 35 (15.84%) SCCM
2 21 (9.50%) SCOM
3 15 (6.79%) Microsoft Intune
4 14 (6.33%) Data Guard
5 12 (5.43%) Failover Clustering
6 9 (4.07%) WSUS
7 8 (3.62%) Ansible
7 8 (3.62%) Packer
7 8 (3.62%) Puppet
7 8 (3.62%) vCenter Server
8 7 (3.17%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 7 (3.17%) Terraform
9 6 (2.71%) McAfee ePO
9 6 (2.71%) Microsoft Clustering
9 6 (2.71%) PowerCLI
10 4 (1.81%) AirWatch
10 4 (1.81%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 3 (1.36%) EMC NetWorker
11 3 (1.36%) NetBackup
11 3 (1.36%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 124 (56.11%) VMware
2 119 (53.85%) Microsoft
3 82 (37.10%) Citrix
4 42 (19.00%) Oracle
5 30 (13.57%) Red Hat
6 28 (12.67%) Dell
7 26 (11.76%) HP
8 17 (7.69%) IBM
9 15 (6.79%) 3PAR
9 15 (6.79%) Cisco
10 14 (6.33%) SAP
11 13 (5.88%) ForgeRock
12 12 (5.43%) EMC
12 12 (5.43%) McAfee
12 12 (5.43%) Sitecore
13 9 (4.07%) Veeam
14 8 (3.62%) Juniper
14 8 (3.62%) Splunk
15 6 (2.71%) CA
15 6 (2.71%) ServiceNow