Period
to 25 June 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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 20 48 41
Rank change year-on-year +28 -7 -22
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 293 147 196
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 7.86% 4.06% 4.73%
As % of the Operating Systems category 28.34% 16.01% 16.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 100 116
Hampshire median daily rate £375 £330 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.64% -5.71% -
10th Percentile £206 £199 £240
90th Percentile £500 £463 £500
South East median daily rate £350 £344 £345
% change year-on-year +1.74% -0.29% -1.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 9 18
Hampshire median hourly rate £42.42 £15.00 £47.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +182.80% -68.64% +151.74%
10th Percentile £17.65 £12.24 £23.46
90th Percentile £47.40 £24.15 £58.75
South East median hourly rate £18.11 £15.75 £22.78
% change year-on-year +14.98% -30.86% +13.90%

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 1,034 918 1,202
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 27.73% 25.37% 29.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 554 560 750
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £401 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.12% +6.80% +7.14%
10th Percentile £207 £224 £250
90th Percentile £538 £503 £501
South East median daily rate £415 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.75% +6.67% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 76 65
Hampshire median hourly rate £20.50 £15.00 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.67% -61.04% +120.00%
10th Percentile £10.70 £10.45 £13.13
90th Percentile £46.53 £44.13 £54.28
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £15.73 £21.50
% change year-on-year +11.23% -26.83% +30.30%

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 25 June 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 25 June 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 25 June 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
Basingstoke +37 57 £239 -30.80% 9
Winchester +17 34 £425 -3.41% 4
Southampton +3 24 £375 +5.26% 11
Hook +14 22 £375 +17.19%
Andover +4 18 £350 +7.69% 1
Portsmouth -1 13 £285 -8.80% 5
Havant -2 12 £450 - 2
Fareham -1 11 £168 -26.78%
Eastleigh - 4 £400 - 1
Petersfield -3 2 £250 +163.16% 1
Farnborough -18 2 £220 +51.72% 1
Fleet - 2 £400 - 1
Waterlooville - 2 - - 1
Gosport - 2 £415 -
Lyndhurst - 1 £375 -
Aldershot - 1 - -
Windows Server
South East

For the 6 months to 25 June 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.

1 293 (100.00%) Windows
2 174 (59.39%) VMware
3 145 (49.49%) Microsoft
4 144 (49.15%) Active Directory
5 131 (44.71%) Security Cleared
6 101 (34.47%) SC Cleared
7 90 (30.72%) VMware Infrastructure
8 82 (27.99%) Microsoft Azure
9 76 (25.94%) Windows Server 2012
10 74 (25.26%) Oracle
11 71 (24.23%) Citrix
12 67 (22.87%) SQL Server
13 66 (22.53%) Windows Server 2008
14 65 (22.18%) Linux
15 63 (21.50%) vSphere
16 59 (20.14%) Hyper-V
17 58 (19.80%) Office 365
18 55 (18.77%) PowerShell
19 54 (18.43%) DNS
20 52 (17.75%) Firewall
20 52 (17.75%) SCCM
21 49 (16.72%) SQL
22 48 (16.38%) ITIL
23 44 (15.02%) HP
23 44 (15.02%) Windows 10
24 42 (14.33%) Cisco
25 40 (13.65%) VMware ESXi
26 39 (13.31%) XenApp
27 38 (12.97%) Red Hat
28 36 (12.29%) Web Services

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 31 (10.58%) MS Exchange
2 30 (10.24%) SharePoint
3 27 (9.22%) IIS
4 22 (7.51%) Skype for Business
5 12 (4.10%) SharePoint Server
6 9 (3.07%) Apache
7 5 (1.71%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (1.71%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (1.37%) Tomcat
9 3 (1.02%) OpenStack
9 3 (1.02%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (1.02%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.34%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 32 (10.92%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (1.71%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (1.02%) Acrobat
3 3 (1.02%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.02%) PaintShop Pro
3 3 (1.02%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.68%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 82 (27.99%) Microsoft Azure
2 58 (19.80%) Office 365
3 21 (7.17%) Azure Active Directory
4 17 (5.80%) SaaS
5 16 (5.46%) Amazon AWS
5 16 (5.46%) IaaS
6 14 (4.78%) PaaS
6 14 (4.78%) Yammer
7 1 (0.34%) Boomi
7 1 (0.34%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 54 (18.43%) DNS
2 52 (17.75%) Firewall
3 35 (11.95%) SAN
4 29 (9.90%) Cisco ASA
5 28 (9.56%) DHCP
6 23 (7.85%) NetScaler
6 23 (7.85%) PuTTY
6 23 (7.85%) Skype
6 23 (7.85%) WinSCP
7 17 (5.80%) LAN
8 16 (5.46%) WAN
9 15 (5.12%) Cisco Nexus
9 15 (5.12%) Network Security
10 13 (4.44%) Cisco Firepower
10 13 (4.44%) Cisco ISE
10 13 (4.44%) VLAN
11 12 (4.10%) VPN
12 8 (2.73%) Internet
12 8 (2.73%) RIP
12 8 (2.73%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (22.87%) SQL Server
2 34 (11.60%) SQL Server 2012
3 32 (10.92%) SQL Server 2016
4 27 (9.22%) Oracle Database
5 26 (8.87%) Oracle Database 10g
6 24 (8.19%) Oracle Database 11g
7 8 (2.73%) MySQL
8 5 (1.71%) DB2
9 3 (1.02%) RDBMS
9 3 (1.02%) Relational Database
9 3 (1.02%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (0.68%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (0.68%) Siebel EIM
11 1 (0.34%) BusinessObjects
11 1 (0.34%) Crystal Reports
11 1 (0.34%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.34%) Oracle Database 12c
11 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (0.34%) SQLPlus
11 1 (0.34%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 28 (9.56%) Ant
1 28 (9.56%) Eclipse
1 28 (9.56%) Oracle APEX
1 28 (9.56%) Selenium
1 28 (9.56%) SoapUI
1 28 (9.56%) TestNG
2 27 (9.22%) HP UFT
2 27 (9.22%) SpecFlow
3 19 (6.48%) LoadRunner
4 17 (5.80%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (1.71%) MSI
6 4 (1.37%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.68%) Cucumber
7 2 (0.68%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.34%) StarTeam
8 1 (0.34%) Subversion
8 1 (0.34%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 6 (2.05%) Telecoms
2 4 (1.37%) Finance
2 4 (1.37%) Military
3 2 (0.68%) Retail
4 1 (0.34%) Automotive
4 1 (0.34%) Games
4 1 (0.34%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 44 (15.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 41 (13.99%) Architect
3 32 (10.92%) Analyst
4 27 (9.22%) Wintel Engineer
5 26 (8.87%) Infrastructure Architect
6 17 (5.80%) Network Engineer
7 14 (4.78%) Support Engineer
8 12 (4.10%) 3rd Line Support
9 10 (3.41%) Test Analyst
10 9 (3.07%) IT Engineer
10 9 (3.07%) Project Manager
10 9 (3.07%) Security Architect
10 9 (3.07%) Test Engineer
10 9 (3.07%) Windows Engineer
11 8 (2.73%) Automation Tester
11 8 (2.73%) IT Support
11 8 (2.73%) Security Engineer
11 8 (2.73%) Support Analyst
11 8 (2.73%) Tester
12 7 (2.39%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (12.29%) Web Services
2 30 (10.24%) .NET
3 21 (7.17%) Middleware
4 5 (1.71%) Web Services Management
4 5 (1.71%) XML
5 4 (1.37%) CSS
5 4 (1.37%) XSLT
6 3 (1.02%) jQuery
6 3 (1.02%) REST
7 1 (0.34%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.34%) COM
7 1 (0.34%) LDAP
7 1 (0.34%) Oracle GoldenGate
7 1 (0.34%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 29 (9.90%) Data Centre
2 25 (8.53%) PKI
3 20 (6.83%) Analytical Skills
4 19 (6.48%) Fat Client
4 19 (6.48%) Thin Client
5 11 (3.75%) Clustering
6 6 (2.05%) Management Information System
6 6 (2.05%) User Experience
7 5 (1.71%) Cloud Native
8 4 (1.37%) Driving Licence
9 3 (1.02%) Client/Server
9 3 (1.02%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 2 (0.68%) Computer Science
10 2 (0.68%) Replication
10 2 (0.68%) Self-Motivation
11 1 (0.34%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 293 (100.00%) Windows
2 76 (25.94%) Windows Server 2012
3 66 (22.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 65 (22.18%) Linux
5 44 (15.02%) Windows 10
6 30 (10.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 17 (5.80%) Windows Server 2003
8 14 (4.78%) AIX
8 14 (4.78%) Unix
9 13 (4.44%) Windows 7
10 10 (3.41%) Windows XP
11 5 (1.71%) Debian
11 5 (1.71%) Solaris
11 5 (1.71%) Windows 2000 Server
11 5 (1.71%) Windows Vista
12 4 (1.37%) Windows 8
12 4 (1.37%) Windows NT
13 1 (0.34%) Android
13 1 (0.34%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.34%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (16.38%) ITIL
2 34 (11.60%) DevOps
3 32 (10.92%) Migration
4 28 (9.56%) API Testing
4 28 (9.56%) Test Automation
5 22 (7.51%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (7.51%) System Integration Testing
5 22 (7.51%) Test Strategy
6 21 (7.17%) Network Design
6 21 (7.17%) Scrum
7 19 (6.48%) Performance Testing
8 17 (5.80%) Customer Engagement
9 16 (5.46%) Change Management
10 15 (5.12%) Kanban
11 14 (4.78%) Defect Tracking
12 13 (4.44%) Application Packaging
12 13 (4.44%) Problem Management
12 13 (4.44%) Service Delivery
13 12 (4.10%) Disaster Recovery
13 12 (4.10%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 55 (18.77%) PowerShell
2 49 (16.72%) SQL
3 30 (10.24%) Java
4 27 (9.22%) F#
5 6 (2.05%) C#
6 4 (1.37%) JavaScript
7 2 (0.68%) Python
7 2 (0.68%) VBScript
8 1 (0.34%) C
8 1 (0.34%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.34%) VB
Qualifications
1 131 (44.71%) Security Cleared
2 101 (34.47%) SC Cleared
3 29 (9.90%) DV Cleared
4 24 (8.19%) ISEB
5 23 (7.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 20 (6.83%) ISEB Practitioner
7 17 (5.80%) Cisco Certification
8 16 (5.46%) Microsoft Certification
9 13 (4.44%) Degree
10 12 (4.10%) CCA
10 12 (4.10%) Citrix Certification
11 11 (3.75%) CCNA
12 10 (3.41%) MCSE
13 8 (2.73%) MCP
13 8 (2.73%) MCSA
14 6 (2.05%) CCIE
15 4 (1.37%) BPSS Clearance
15 4 (1.37%) ISTQB
15 4 (1.37%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 3 (1.02%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.75%) SLA
2 7 (2.39%) QA
3 3 (1.02%) GDPR
3 3 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.02%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 144 (49.15%) Active Directory
2 90 (30.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 63 (21.50%) vSphere
4 59 (20.14%) Hyper-V
5 40 (13.65%) VMware ESXi
6 39 (13.31%) XenApp
7 33 (11.26%) XenDesktop
8 32 (10.92%) Microsoft App-V
9 19 (6.48%) XenServer
10 10 (3.41%) DFS Replication
11 7 (2.39%) Oracle RAC
11 7 (2.39%) Terminal Server
12 5 (1.71%) Virtual Servers
13 4 (1.37%) BitLocker
13 4 (1.37%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 4 (1.37%) VirtualBox
14 3 (1.02%) UAG
15 2 (0.68%) VMware Server
16 1 (0.34%) Docker
16 1 (0.34%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 52 (17.75%) SCCM
2 23 (7.85%) HP ALM
3 20 (6.83%) Microsoft Intune
4 12 (4.10%) SCOM
4 12 (4.10%) vRealize
5 10 (3.41%) vCenter Server
6 9 (3.07%) EMC NetWorker
6 9 (3.07%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 9 (3.07%) WSUS
7 8 (2.73%) Microsoft Clustering
8 7 (2.39%) Data Guard
9 6 (2.05%) Backup Exec
10 5 (1.71%) Terraform
11 4 (1.37%) McAfee ePO
11 4 (1.37%) Norton AntiVirus
11 4 (1.37%) OpenView Configuration Management
12 3 (1.02%) FortiGate
13 2 (0.68%) AirWatch
13 2 (0.68%) Ansible
13 2 (0.68%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 174 (59.39%) VMware
2 145 (49.49%) Microsoft
3 74 (25.26%) Oracle
4 71 (24.23%) Citrix
5 44 (15.02%) HP
6 42 (14.33%) Cisco
7 38 (12.97%) Red Hat
8 27 (9.22%) Software AG
8 27 (9.22%) webMethods
9 21 (7.17%) Sophos
10 19 (6.48%) NetApp
11 16 (5.46%) EMC
12 15 (5.12%) McAfee
13 14 (4.78%) Palo Alto
14 13 (4.44%) Infoblox
15 10 (3.41%) Juniper
15 10 (3.41%) Lumension
16 9 (3.07%) Dell
16 9 (3.07%) SolarWinds
17 8 (2.73%) 3PAR