Period
to 16 October 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 16 October 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
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 31 31 36
Rank change year-on-year 0 +5 -8
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 216 190 197
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 5.88% 5.42% 5.16%
As % of the Operating Systems category 22.36% 20.04% 17.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 113 123
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £380 £341
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +11.44% -5.93%
10th Percentile £255 £166 £218
90th Percentile £571 £475 £500
South East median daily rate £385 £350 £335
% change year-on-year +10.00% +4.48% -3.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 15 19
Hampshire median hourly rate £25.00 £13.03 £47.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +91.94% -72.77% +112.58%
10th Percentile £10.40 £12.10 £16.45
90th Percentile £46.97 £34.25 £58.75
South East median hourly rate £22.50 £16.50 £21.33
% change year-on-year +36.36% -22.64% +6.65%

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 966 948 1,136
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 26.29% 27.03% 29.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 510 569 706
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +4.83%
10th Percentile £200 £174 £256
90th Percentile £550 £525 £538
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 64 66
Hampshire median hourly rate £20.63 £20.06 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.82% -41.00% +94.29%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.40 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.60 £47.26 £56.25
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.28
% change year-on-year - +1.27% -5.32%

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 16 October 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 16 October 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 16 October 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 +11 37 £428 +6.88% 2
Portsmouth -9 26 £300 +44.58% 4
Basingstoke +17 22 £325 -5.80% 8
Southampton -24 22 £378 +64.13% 7
Havant +4 17 £581 +52.96% 2
Fareham +7 10 £200 +125.99% 3
Andover -9 7 £363 +4.32%
Hook -6 6 £375 +19.05% 1
Fleet -18 6 £363 +31.82% 1
Eastleigh +5 2 £400 +75.82%
Petersfield +3 2 £250 +163.16%
Farnborough -14 1 £300 +42.86% 2
Gosport - 1 £415 -
Windows Server
South East

For the 6 months to 16 October 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.

1 216 (100.00%) Windows
2 127 (58.80%) VMware
3 112 (51.85%) Active Directory
4 110 (50.93%) Microsoft
5 88 (40.74%) VMware Infrastructure
6 76 (35.19%) Citrix
7 68 (31.48%) Microsoft Azure
8 66 (30.56%) Hyper-V
9 58 (26.85%) DNS
10 57 (26.39%) Windows Server 2012
11 55 (25.46%) PowerShell
11 55 (25.46%) Oracle
12 54 (25.00%) Security Cleared
13 50 (23.15%) SQL
14 49 (22.69%) Office 365
15 48 (22.22%) XenApp
16 46 (21.30%) Windows Server 2008
17 45 (20.83%) Windows 10
18 44 (20.37%) XenDesktop
19 43 (19.91%) NetScaler
19 43 (19.91%) Microsoft App-V
20 42 (19.44%) Firewall
20 42 (19.44%) SC Cleared
21 40 (18.52%) Migration
21 40 (18.52%) SQL Server
22 39 (18.06%) Linux
23 38 (17.59%) Infrastructure Engineering
24 35 (16.20%) HP
24 35 (16.20%) SCCM
25 34 (15.74%) SAN

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 (12.04%) SharePoint
2 20 (9.26%) IIS
2 20 (9.26%) Skype for Business
3 15 (6.94%) MS Exchange
4 9 (4.17%) SharePoint Server
5 5 (2.31%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (1.85%) Apache
6 4 (1.85%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (1.85%) OpenStack
7 3 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (1.39%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (1.39%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (1.39%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.46%) CMS
8 1 (0.46%) Confluence
8 1 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.46%) Live Communications Server
Applications
1 23 (10.65%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.39%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (0.93%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.46%) Towers Watson Igloo
Cloud Services
1 68 (31.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 49 (22.69%) Office 365
3 33 (15.28%) SaaS
4 29 (13.43%) IaaS
4 29 (13.43%) PaaS
5 15 (6.94%) Azure Active Directory
6 11 (5.09%) Yammer
7 9 (4.17%) Boomi
8 8 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 58 (26.85%) DNS
2 43 (19.91%) NetScaler
3 42 (19.44%) Firewall
4 34 (15.74%) SAN
5 28 (12.96%) DHCP
6 17 (7.87%) Skype
7 13 (6.02%) Internet
7 13 (6.02%) VLAN
8 11 (5.09%) LAN
9 10 (4.63%) Fibre Channel
9 10 (4.63%) WAN
10 9 (4.17%) iSCSI
11 7 (3.24%) MPLS
11 7 (3.24%) PuTTY
11 7 (3.24%) SMTP
11 7 (3.24%) SNMP
11 7 (3.24%) WinSCP
12 5 (2.31%) BGP
12 5 (2.31%) Cisco ASA
13 4 (1.85%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (18.52%) SQL Server
2 17 (7.87%) SQL Server 2012
3 15 (6.94%) SQL Server 2016
4 12 (5.56%) Oracle Database
5 9 (4.17%) Oracle Database 10g
6 7 (3.24%) Oracle Database 11g
7 5 (2.31%) Oracle Reports
7 5 (2.31%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (2.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (1.39%) DB2
9 3 (1.39%) Oracle ODI
10 2 (0.93%) MySQL
10 2 (0.93%) Oracle Database 12c
10 2 (0.93%) Relational Database
10 2 (0.93%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (0.93%) SQL Server 2014
11 1 (0.46%) Crystal Reports
11 1 (0.46%) MS Access
11 1 (0.46%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 13 (6.02%) Selenium
2 12 (5.56%) HP UFT
2 12 (5.56%) Oracle APEX
2 12 (5.56%) SoapUI
2 12 (5.56%) SpecFlow
3 11 (5.09%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (4.63%) Ant
4 10 (4.63%) Eclipse
4 10 (4.63%) TestNG
5 9 (4.17%) LoadRunner
6 7 (3.24%) Visual Studio
7 4 (1.85%) InstallShield
7 4 (1.85%) Toad
8 2 (0.93%) MSI
9 1 (0.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.46%) JIRA
9 1 (0.46%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (0.46%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 1 (0.46%) Subversion
9 1 (0.46%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 10 (4.63%) Finance
2 4 (1.85%) Manufacturing
2 4 (1.85%) Military
3 3 (1.39%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.46%) Automotive
4 1 (0.46%) Retail
Job Titles
1 46 (21.30%) Architect
2 36 (16.67%) Infrastructure Architect
3 33 (15.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 18 (8.33%) Analyst
5 16 (7.41%) Designer
5 16 (7.41%) Solutions Designer
6 14 (6.48%) Wintel Engineer
7 13 (6.02%) Windows Engineer
8 10 (4.63%) Network Engineer
8 10 (4.63%) VMware Engineer
9 8 (3.70%) Integration Engineer
9 8 (3.70%) IT Engineer
9 8 (3.70%) IT Support
9 8 (3.70%) Solutions Architect
9 8 (3.70%) Support Engineer
9 8 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
9 8 (3.70%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
10 7 (3.24%) Developer
10 7 (3.24%) Test Analyst
11 6 (2.78%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (15.28%) Middleware
2 20 (9.26%) .NET
3 17 (7.87%) Web Services
4 7 (3.24%) CSS
4 7 (3.24%) XML
5 5 (2.31%) .NET Framework
5 5 (2.31%) ASP.NET
5 5 (2.31%) Entity Framework
6 4 (1.85%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (1.85%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (1.85%) HTML
6 4 (1.85%) jQuery
6 4 (1.85%) RequireJS
6 4 (1.85%) REST
7 3 (1.39%) LINQ
7 3 (1.39%) LINQ to SQL
7 3 (1.39%) XSLT
8 2 (0.93%) COM
8 2 (0.93%) LDAP
8 2 (0.93%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 26 (12.04%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (8.33%) Clustering
3 16 (7.41%) PKI
4 15 (6.94%) Fat Client
4 15 (6.94%) Thin Client
5 14 (6.48%) Data Centre
6 5 (2.31%) Cloud Native
6 5 (2.31%) Replication
7 4 (1.85%) Public Cloud
8 3 (1.39%) Driving Licence
8 3 (1.39%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.39%) User Experience
9 2 (0.93%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.93%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.93%) Data Protection Act
9 2 (0.93%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 2 (0.93%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (0.46%) CMDB
10 1 (0.46%) HP Storage
10 1 (0.46%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 216 (100.00%) Windows
2 57 (26.39%) Windows Server 2012
3 46 (21.30%) Windows Server 2008
4 45 (20.83%) Windows 10
5 39 (18.06%) Linux
6 23 (10.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 18 (8.33%) AIX
7 18 (8.33%) Unix
8 16 (7.41%) Windows 7
9 15 (6.94%) Windows XP
10 8 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (1.39%) Solaris
12 2 (0.93%) Windows NT
12 2 (0.93%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.46%) Android
13 1 (0.46%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.46%) CentOS
13 1 (0.46%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.46%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.46%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (18.52%) Migration
2 38 (17.59%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 33 (15.28%) ITIL
3 33 (15.28%) Network Design
4 18 (8.33%) TOGAF
5 17 (7.87%) Application Packaging
5 17 (7.87%) High Availability
6 16 (7.41%) DevOps
7 14 (6.48%) Storage Virtualisation
7 14 (6.48%) Test Automation
8 12 (5.56%) API Testing
8 12 (5.56%) Service Management
9 10 (4.63%) Test Strategy
10 9 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (4.17%) Performance Testing
11 8 (3.70%) Content Management
11 8 (3.70%) CRM
11 8 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
11 8 (3.70%) Enterprise Architecture
11 8 (3.70%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 55 (25.46%) PowerShell
2 50 (23.15%) SQL
3 17 (7.87%) Java
4 12 (5.56%) F#
5 11 (5.09%) C#
6 8 (3.70%) JavaScript
7 2 (0.93%) C
7 2 (0.93%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.46%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.46%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.46%) Python
8 1 (0.46%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 54 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 42 (19.44%) SC Cleared
3 13 (6.02%) DV Cleared
4 12 (5.56%) CCA
4 12 (5.56%) Citrix Certification
5 9 (4.17%) ISEB
5 9 (4.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 8 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (3.24%) ISEB Practitioner
7 7 (3.24%) MCSE
8 6 (2.78%) CCNA
8 6 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (2.78%) Degree
9 5 (2.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 4 (1.85%) MCSA
11 3 (1.39%) MCP
12 2 (0.93%) Computer Science Degree
12 2 (0.93%) ISTQB
12 2 (0.93%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
13 1 (0.46%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.39%) GDPR
1 3 (1.39%) QA
2 1 (0.46%) JSP 440
2 1 (0.46%) SLA
System Software
1 112 (51.85%) Active Directory
2 88 (40.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 66 (30.56%) Hyper-V
4 48 (22.22%) XenApp
5 44 (20.37%) XenDesktop
6 43 (19.91%) Microsoft App-V
7 33 (15.28%) VMware ESXi
8 31 (14.35%) vSphere
9 21 (9.72%) XenServer
10 14 (6.48%) Oracle RAC
11 10 (4.63%) DFS Replication
12 4 (1.85%) Terminal Server
13 3 (1.39%) Virtual Servers
14 2 (0.93%) BitLocker
14 2 (0.93%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 2 (0.93%) Docker
14 2 (0.93%) VirtualBox
14 2 (0.93%) Xen
15 1 (0.46%) ISA Server
15 1 (0.46%) NFS
Systems Management
1 35 (16.20%) SCCM
2 17 (7.87%) Microsoft Intune
3 14 (6.48%) Data Guard
3 14 (6.48%) SCOM
4 13 (6.02%) Failover Clustering
5 12 (5.56%) vCenter Server
6 8 (3.70%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 8 (3.70%) WSUS
7 7 (3.24%) HP ALM
7 7 (3.24%) Microsoft Clustering
8 6 (2.78%) PowerCLI
9 5 (2.31%) McAfee ePO
9 5 (2.31%) vRealize
10 4 (1.85%) AirWatch
10 4 (1.85%) Tivoli
11 3 (1.39%) Ansible
11 3 (1.39%) EMC NetWorker
11 3 (1.39%) NetBackup
11 3 (1.39%) OpenView Configuration Management
12 2 (0.93%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 127 (58.80%) VMware
2 110 (50.93%) Microsoft
3 76 (35.19%) Citrix
4 55 (25.46%) Oracle
5 35 (16.20%) HP
6 29 (13.43%) Red Hat
7 23 (10.65%) Dell
8 16 (7.41%) 3PAR
9 15 (6.94%) IBM
10 14 (6.48%) Cisco
10 14 (6.48%) EMC
11 12 (5.56%) Software AG
11 12 (5.56%) webMethods
12 11 (5.09%) Juniper
13 10 (4.63%) ForgeRock
14 9 (4.17%) SAP
14 9 (4.17%) Sitecore
15 8 (3.70%) McAfee
16 6 (2.78%) Dell Compellent
17 5 (2.31%) Sophos