Period
to 19 July 2019

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 19 July 2019 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
19 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 37 22 43
Rank change year-on-year -15 +21 -4
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 205 298 158
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 5.61% 7.85% 4.24%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.44% 28.57% 17.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 137 96
Hampshire median daily rate £398 £375 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.13% +13.64% -5.71%
10th Percentile £271 £206 £201
90th Percentile £494 £496 £469
South East median daily rate £388 £360 £338
% change year-on-year +7.64% +6.67% -2.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 15 13
Hampshire median hourly rate £22.40 £42.42 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -47.19% +203.00% -70.73%
10th Percentile £20.88 £12.10 £12.24
90th Percentile £47.48 £47.40 £25.35
South East median hourly rate £22.40 £18.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year +19.47% +25.00% -29.68%

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 1,003 1,043 924
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 27.43% 27.47% 24.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 616 562 553
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £225 £208 £207
90th Percentile £575 £547 £500
South East median daily rate £415 £420 £400
% change year-on-year -1.19% +5.00% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 80 82
Hampshire median hourly rate £17.50 £21.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.60% +43.33% -61.04%
10th Percentile £10.00 £11.10 £10.50
90th Percentile £53.75 £46.83 £44.43
South East median hourly rate £16.89 £18.11 £15.50
% change year-on-year -6.76% +16.84% -18.42%

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 19 July 2019.

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 19 July 2019.

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 19 July 2019. 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 40 £375 -2.28% 17
Portsmouth +4 32 £370 +29.82% 7
Winchester -1 23 £400 -5.88% 5
Farnborough +10 13 £425 +88.89% 7
Havant +8 11 £584 +29.72% 1
Hook -5 10 £350 +15.70%
Fareham -6 8 £400 +138.81% 5
Basingstoke -30 8 £375 +15.38% 8
Gosport -2 2 £444 +6.96%
Eastleigh -3 2 £325 -18.75%
Andover -8 2 £225 -36.84%
Fleet -4 1 £400 - 3
Windows Server
South East

For the 6 months to 19 July 2019, 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.

1 205 (100.00%) Windows
2 115 (56.10%) Active Directory
3 111 (54.15%) VMware
4 106 (51.71%) Microsoft
5 69 (33.66%) Hyper-V
6 62 (30.24%) Microsoft Azure
6 62 (30.24%) Citrix
7 60 (29.27%) Office 365
8 59 (28.78%) VMware Infrastructure
8 59 (28.78%) Windows Server 2008
9 57 (27.80%) Security Cleared
9 57 (27.80%) Windows Server 2012
10 52 (25.37%) DNS
11 51 (24.88%) PowerShell
11 51 (24.88%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 48 (23.41%) Firewall
13 47 (22.93%) Windows 10
14 46 (22.44%) SCCM
15 43 (20.98%) VMware ESXi
16 40 (19.51%) ITIL
17 38 (18.54%) SQL
17 38 (18.54%) XenDesktop
18 37 (18.05%) DHCP
19 36 (17.56%) NetScaler
20 35 (17.07%) Oracle
21 34 (16.59%) MS Exchange
22 33 (16.10%) Skype for Business
23 30 (14.63%) Amazon AWS
23 30 (14.63%) LAN
24 29 (14.15%) SharePoint

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 34 (16.59%) MS Exchange
2 33 (16.10%) Skype for Business
3 29 (14.15%) SharePoint
4 22 (10.73%) IIS
5 9 (4.39%) Exchange Server 2010
6 7 (3.41%) Exchange Server 2013
6 7 (3.41%) WebLogic
7 6 (2.93%) Exchange Server 2007
7 6 (2.93%) GlassFish
8 5 (2.44%) Apache
8 5 (2.44%) Confluence
9 3 (1.46%) MS Project Server
9 3 (1.46%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (1.46%) SharePoint Server
10 2 (0.98%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.98%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.49%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.49%) nginx
11 1 (0.49%) WebSphere
Applications
1 22 (10.73%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (2.44%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (1.95%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.49%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 1 (0.49%) NetSuite
1 1 (0.49%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 62 (30.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 60 (29.27%) Office 365
3 30 (14.63%) Amazon AWS
4 23 (11.22%) Azure Active Directory
4 23 (11.22%) IaaS
5 22 (10.73%) SaaS
6 20 (9.76%) PaaS
7 8 (3.90%) Yammer
8 6 (2.93%) Azure ExpressRoute
9 4 (1.95%) Google Cloud Platform
10 3 (1.46%) Boomi
10 3 (1.46%) Power Platform
11 2 (0.98%) PowerApps
12 1 (0.49%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 52 (25.37%) DNS
2 48 (23.41%) Firewall
3 37 (18.05%) DHCP
4 36 (17.56%) NetScaler
5 30 (14.63%) LAN
6 27 (13.17%) Skype
7 26 (12.68%) VLAN
8 24 (11.71%) SAN
8 24 (11.71%) WAN
9 14 (6.83%) VPN
10 9 (4.39%) TCP/IP
11 7 (3.41%) Remote Desktop
12 6 (2.93%) Cisco ASA
13 5 (2.44%) Fibre Channel
13 5 (2.44%) SSL
13 5 (2.44%) VSAN
14 4 (1.95%) Cisco IOS
14 4 (1.95%) iSCSI
14 4 (1.95%) MPLS
14 4 (1.95%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (10.24%) SQL Server
2 16 (7.80%) Oracle Database
3 5 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (1.46%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (0.98%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (0.98%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.49%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.49%) MySQL
6 1 (0.49%) Power BI
6 1 (0.49%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 8 (3.90%) JIRA
2 4 (1.95%) MSI
3 3 (1.46%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.98%) StarTeam
5 1 (0.49%) Bitbucket
General
1 15 (7.32%) Finance
2 3 (1.46%) Automotive
2 3 (1.46%) Telecoms
3 2 (0.98%) Electronics
3 2 (0.98%) Local Government
3 2 (0.98%) Manufacturing
3 2 (0.98%) Marketing
3 2 (0.98%) Military
4 1 (0.49%) Advertising
4 1 (0.49%) Retail
Job Titles
1 45 (21.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 22 (10.73%) Support Engineer
3 17 (8.29%) Designer
3 17 (8.29%) Solutions Designer
4 16 (7.80%) Architect
5 15 (7.32%) Consultant
6 14 (6.83%) Infrastructure Architect
7 13 (6.34%) Server Engineer
7 13 (6.34%) Windows Engineer
8 12 (5.85%) Infrastructure Designer
9 11 (5.37%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
10 10 (4.88%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 10 (4.88%) 3rd Line Support
10 10 (4.88%) Administrator
10 10 (4.88%) Project Manager
11 9 (4.39%) DevOps Engineer
11 9 (4.39%) Wintel Engineer
12 8 (3.90%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 8 (3.90%) Analyst
12 8 (3.90%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (5.37%) Middleware
2 9 (4.39%) REST
3 6 (2.93%) LDAP
3 6 (2.93%) Web Services
4 2 (0.98%) Classic ASP
4 2 (0.98%) JSON
4 2 (0.98%) SailPoint
5 1 (0.49%) .NET
5 1 (0.49%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.49%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (0.49%) Java RMI
5 1 (0.49%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (0.49%) WCF
5 1 (0.49%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (0.49%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 26 (12.68%) Clustering
2 17 (8.29%) Fat Client
2 17 (8.29%) Thin Client
3 15 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (7.32%) PKI
4 8 (3.90%) Data Centre
5 7 (3.41%) Management Information System
5 7 (3.41%) Replication
6 6 (2.93%) Cloud Native
7 4 (1.95%) Public Cloud
8 3 (1.46%) Acoustics
8 3 (1.46%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.98%) Blackberry
9 2 (0.98%) Mainframe
9 2 (0.98%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (0.49%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.49%) Enterprise Cloud
10 1 (0.49%) Greenfield Project
10 1 (0.49%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 205 (100.00%) Windows
2 59 (28.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 57 (27.80%) Windows Server 2012
4 47 (22.93%) Windows 10
5 26 (12.68%) Linux
6 12 (5.85%) Windows 7
7 7 (3.41%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (2.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (2.44%) Ubuntu
9 4 (1.95%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 4 (1.95%) Windows Vista
9 4 (1.95%) Windows XP
10 3 (1.46%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.98%) CentOS
12 1 (0.49%) AIX
12 1 (0.49%) Unix
12 1 (0.49%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.49%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.49%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (24.88%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 40 (19.51%) ITIL
3 29 (14.15%) Migration
4 25 (12.20%) DevOps
5 16 (7.80%) Problem-Solving
6 14 (6.83%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (5.85%) Project Management
8 10 (4.88%) Configuration Management
8 10 (4.88%) TOGAF
9 9 (4.39%) Change Management
9 9 (4.39%) Infrastructure Automation
10 8 (3.90%) Data Migration
10 8 (3.90%) Incident Management
10 8 (3.90%) PRINCE2
11 7 (3.41%) Capacity Planning
11 7 (3.41%) Disaster Recovery
11 7 (3.41%) High Availability
11 7 (3.41%) Operations Management
11 7 (3.41%) Problem Management
12 6 (2.93%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 51 (24.88%) PowerShell
2 38 (18.54%) SQL
3 12 (5.85%) Java
4 6 (2.93%) Bash Shell
4 6 (2.93%) VBScript
5 3 (1.46%) Perl
5 3 (1.46%) PL/SQL
5 3 (1.46%) REXX
6 2 (0.98%) C++
6 2 (0.98%) Go
6 2 (0.98%) JavaScript
6 2 (0.98%) Python
7 1 (0.49%) C
7 1 (0.49%) C#
7 1 (0.49%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.49%) VB
Qualifications
1 57 (27.80%) Security Cleared
2 27 (13.17%) SC Cleared
3 24 (11.71%) DV Cleared
4 13 (6.34%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (5.37%) MCSE
6 9 (4.39%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (4.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 8 (3.90%) CCNA
8 7 (3.41%) CCA
8 7 (3.41%) Citrix Certification
9 6 (2.93%) Degree
10 5 (2.44%) CCNP
10 5 (2.44%) TOGAF Certification
10 5 (2.44%) VCP5
11 4 (1.95%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 3 (1.46%) IISP
12 3 (1.46%) MCSA
13 2 (0.98%) VCP6
14 1 (0.49%) Computer Science Degree
14 1 (0.49%) NVQ Level 3
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.95%) JSP 440
2 3 (1.46%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (0.49%) GDPR
3 1 (0.49%) SLA
System Software
1 115 (56.10%) Active Directory
2 69 (33.66%) Hyper-V
3 59 (28.78%) VMware Infrastructure
4 43 (20.98%) VMware ESXi
5 38 (18.54%) XenDesktop
6 29 (14.15%) XenApp
7 21 (10.24%) Citrix Hypervisor
8 20 (9.76%) vSphere
9 18 (8.78%) Microsoft App-V
10 6 (2.93%) DFS Replication
11 3 (1.46%) BitLocker
11 3 (1.46%) Docker
11 3 (1.46%) Virtual Machines
11 3 (1.46%) VMware NSX
11 3 (1.46%) VMware Server
11 3 (1.46%) Xen
12 2 (0.98%) Terminal Server
12 2 (0.98%) vCloud
13 1 (0.49%) ISA Server
13 1 (0.49%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 46 (22.44%) SCCM
2 21 (10.24%) Microsoft Intune
3 19 (9.27%) SCOM
4 17 (8.29%) WSUS
5 14 (6.83%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 8 (3.90%) vCenter Server
7 6 (2.93%) Microsoft Clustering
8 5 (2.44%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 5 (2.44%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 4 (1.95%) Ansible
9 4 (1.95%) Failover Clustering
9 4 (1.95%) vMotion
10 3 (1.46%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 3 (1.46%) Norton AntiVirus
10 3 (1.46%) SCOrch
10 3 (1.46%) XenMobile
11 2 (0.98%) AirWatch
11 2 (0.98%) Backup Exec
11 2 (0.98%) Packer
11 2 (0.98%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 111 (54.15%) VMware
2 106 (51.71%) Microsoft
3 62 (30.24%) Citrix
4 35 (17.07%) Oracle
5 26 (12.68%) Cisco
6 16 (7.80%) HP
7 15 (7.32%) Dell
8 13 (6.34%) IBM
9 10 (4.88%) McAfee
10 9 (4.39%) Veeam
11 7 (3.41%) Red Hat
12 5 (2.44%) Google
12 5 (2.44%) Intel
12 5 (2.44%) SAP
12 5 (2.44%) Sophos
13 4 (1.95%) 3PAR
13 4 (1.95%) Atlassian
13 4 (1.95%) BEA
13 4 (1.95%) EMC
13 4 (1.95%) Meraki