Period
to 18 March 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 18 March 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
18 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 45 20 35
Rank change year-on-year -25 +15 +14
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 187 251 185
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 4.90% 6.93% 5.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.61% 25.10% 19.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 120 140
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £375 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +13.64% -5.71%
10th Percentile £194 £208 £252
90th Percentile £590 £500 £464
South East median daily rate £398 £350 £330
% change year-on-year +13.71% +6.06% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 12 9
Hampshire median hourly rate £48.50 £30.75 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +57.72% +105.00% -20.00%
10th Percentile £17.63 £12.05 £13.45
90th Percentile £51.40 £47.35 £36.20
South East median hourly rate £45.38 £17.13 £27.50
% change year-on-year +165.01% -37.73% +37.50%

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 1,126 1,000 960
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 29.52% 27.59% 25.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 698 564 600
Hampshire median daily rate £415 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £213 £175 £254
90th Percentile £575 £525 £525
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £390
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 71 69
Hampshire median hourly rate £17.75 £20.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.25% +33.33% -8.26%
10th Percentile £10.43 £10.40 £11.00
90th Percentile £50.50 £46.00 £44.50
South East median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -8.57% +12.90% -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 18 March 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 18 March 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 18 March 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 +4.53% 10
Winchester +6 30 £395 -7.06% 2
Farnborough +9 22 £450 +104.55% 3
Portsmouth -16 17 £375 +31.58% 4
Havant +4 14 £553 +26.29% 1
Fareham +1 8 £538 +380.98% 8
Basingstoke -29 8 £425 +44.07% 13
Hook -23 5 £378 -17.44%
Gosport - 4 £455 - 1
Eastleigh -6 1 £175 - 2
Andover -12 1 £225 -40.00%
Aldershot -13 1 £200 -
Petersfield - 1 £175 -
Windows Server
South East

For the 6 months to 18 March 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.

1 187 (100.00%) Windows
2 117 (62.57%) Active Directory
3 116 (62.03%) Microsoft
4 92 (49.20%) VMware
5 66 (35.29%) Citrix
6 58 (31.02%) Hyper-V
7 55 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
8 54 (28.88%) SCCM
9 53 (28.34%) PowerShell
10 52 (27.81%) Microsoft Azure
10 52 (27.81%) Office 365
11 50 (26.74%) DNS
12 49 (26.20%) VMware Infrastructure
13 44 (23.53%) Security Cleared
14 43 (22.99%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 41 (21.93%) XenDesktop
15 41 (21.93%) Windows 10
16 37 (19.79%) Windows Server 2012
17 35 (18.72%) SQL
18 34 (18.18%) DHCP
18 34 (18.18%) NetScaler
19 33 (17.65%) Microsoft Intune
19 33 (17.65%) SQL Server
19 33 (17.65%) Linux
19 33 (17.65%) Microsoft App-V
20 32 (17.11%) ITIL
21 31 (16.58%) Azure Active Directory
22 30 (16.04%) SC Cleared
23 27 (14.44%) Migration
24 25 (13.37%) Firewall

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 24 (12.83%) IIS
2 23 (12.30%) MS Exchange
2 23 (12.30%) SharePoint
3 18 (9.63%) Skype for Business
4 10 (5.35%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (3.74%) Confluence
6 5 (2.67%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (1.60%) IBM Domino
7 3 (1.60%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (1.60%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (1.07%) Apache
8 2 (1.07%) IBM Notes
8 2 (1.07%) MS Project Server
8 2 (1.07%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.53%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.53%) Live Communications Server
9 1 (0.53%) Tomcat
Applications
1 14 (7.49%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.60%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.53%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 1 (0.53%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 52 (27.81%) Microsoft Azure
1 52 (27.81%) Office 365
2 31 (16.58%) Azure Active Directory
3 14 (7.49%) SaaS
4 11 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
5 10 (5.35%) Yammer
6 8 (4.28%) IaaS
7 7 (3.74%) PaaS
8 4 (2.14%) Boomi
9 1 (0.53%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (0.53%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.53%) Datadog
9 1 (0.53%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.53%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 50 (26.74%) DNS
2 34 (18.18%) DHCP
2 34 (18.18%) NetScaler
3 25 (13.37%) Firewall
4 24 (12.83%) SAN
5 21 (11.23%) VLAN
6 18 (9.63%) Skype
7 15 (8.02%) LAN
7 15 (8.02%) WAN
8 13 (6.95%) Fibre Channel
8 13 (6.95%) iSCSI
9 8 (4.28%) TCP/IP
9 8 (4.28%) VPN
10 5 (2.67%) Network Security
10 5 (2.67%) SMTP
11 4 (2.14%) SNMP
12 3 (1.60%) Cisco IOS
13 2 (1.07%) IMAP
13 2 (1.07%) Kerberos
13 2 (1.07%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.21%) Oracle Database
3 4 (2.14%) Oracle Database 12c
4 3 (1.60%) DB2
4 3 (1.60%) Relational Database
4 3 (1.60%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (1.60%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.07%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (1.07%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.53%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (0.53%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.53%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.53%) MS Access
6 1 (0.53%) Power BI
6 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (4.28%) Jenkins
2 7 (3.74%) Git (software)
2 7 (3.74%) JIRA
3 4 (2.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (1.07%) MSI
4 2 (1.07%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.53%) Grunt
5 1 (0.53%) StarTeam
5 1 (0.53%) Toad
5 1 (0.53%) Travis CI
5 1 (0.53%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.53%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.53%) webpack
General
1 4 (2.14%) Military
2 3 (1.60%) Finance
3 1 (0.53%) Back Office
3 1 (0.53%) Local Government
3 1 (0.53%) Publishing
3 1 (0.53%) Retail
Job Titles
1 37 (19.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 18 (9.63%) Administrator
2 18 (9.63%) Windows Engineer
3 16 (8.56%) Support Engineer
4 14 (7.49%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
5 13 (6.95%) Developer
6 12 (6.42%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 11 (5.88%) Server Engineer
7 11 (5.88%) Splunk Administrator
8 10 (5.35%) Analyst
8 10 (5.35%) Wintel Engineer
9 8 (4.28%) Infrastructure Specialist
9 8 (4.28%) IT Engineer
10 7 (3.74%) 2nd Line Support
10 7 (3.74%) 3rd Line Support
10 7 (3.74%) Architect
10 7 (3.74%) Delivery Manager
10 7 (3.74%) Designer
10 7 (3.74%) Solutions Designer
10 7 (3.74%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.35%) .NET
2 6 (3.21%) Entity Framework
2 6 (3.21%) WCF
2 6 (3.21%) Web Services
3 5 (2.67%) ASP.NET
3 5 (2.67%) Middleware
4 4 (2.14%) .NET Framework
5 3 (1.60%) jQuery
5 3 (1.60%) REST
5 3 (1.60%) WinForms
5 3 (1.60%) XML
6 2 (1.07%) JSON
6 2 (1.07%) LDAP
6 2 (1.07%) SailPoint
6 2 (1.07%) SPNEGO
6 2 (1.07%) WAP
7 1 (0.53%) CSS
7 1 (0.53%) SAML
7 1 (0.53%) Web Services Management
7 1 (0.53%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 23 (12.30%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (11.76%) Clustering
3 21 (11.23%) PKI
4 19 (10.16%) Fat Client
4 19 (10.16%) Thin Client
5 14 (7.49%) Management Information System
6 12 (6.42%) Data Centre
7 8 (4.28%) CMDB
8 4 (2.14%) Driving Licence
9 3 (1.60%) Cloud Native
9 3 (1.60%) Video Conferencing
10 2 (1.07%) Blackberry
10 2 (1.07%) NHS
10 2 (1.07%) Public Cloud
10 2 (1.07%) Replication
11 1 (0.53%) DataPower
11 1 (0.53%) Enterprise Cloud
11 1 (0.53%) Greenfield Project
11 1 (0.53%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.53%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 187 (100.00%) Windows
2 55 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 41 (21.93%) Windows 10
4 37 (19.79%) Windows Server 2012
5 33 (17.65%) Linux
6 11 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (4.81%) CentOS
8 7 (3.74%) Windows 7
8 7 (3.74%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (2.67%) Unix
10 2 (1.07%) AIX
10 2 (1.07%) Ubuntu
10 2 (1.07%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.53%) Android
11 1 (0.53%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.53%) DC/OS
11 1 (0.53%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.53%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (22.99%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 32 (17.11%) ITIL
3 27 (14.44%) Migration
4 19 (10.16%) Problem-Solving
5 17 (9.09%) High Availability
6 16 (8.56%) Application Packaging
7 15 (8.02%) Incident Management
8 14 (7.49%) Operations Management
9 13 (6.95%) Infrastructure Management
10 12 (6.42%) Agile Software Development
10 12 (6.42%) DevOps
10 12 (6.42%) Infrastructure Monitoring
10 12 (6.42%) SIEM
10 12 (6.42%) Visualisation
11 11 (5.88%) Application Performance Management
11 11 (5.88%) Performance Analysis
11 11 (5.88%) Performance Management
12 9 (4.81%) Analytics
12 9 (4.81%) Change Management
12 9 (4.81%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 53 (28.34%) PowerShell
2 35 (18.72%) SQL
3 6 (3.21%) C#
4 4 (2.14%) Java
5 3 (1.60%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.07%) Bash Shell
6 2 (1.07%) C++
6 2 (1.07%) Go
6 2 (1.07%) PL/SQL
6 2 (1.07%) Python
7 1 (0.53%) C
7 1 (0.53%) Perl
7 1 (0.53%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 44 (23.53%) Security Cleared
2 30 (16.04%) SC Cleared
3 17 (9.09%) DV Cleared
4 13 (6.95%) Degree
5 11 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (4.28%) CCA
6 8 (4.28%) Citrix Certification
6 8 (4.28%) MCSA
7 6 (3.21%) MCSE
7 6 (3.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.53%) CESG Certified Professional
8 1 (0.53%) CISSP
8 1 (0.53%) HND
8 1 (0.53%) NVQ Level 3
8 1 (0.53%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.60%) SLA
2 1 (0.53%) JSP 440
2 1 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 117 (62.57%) Active Directory
2 58 (31.02%) Hyper-V
3 49 (26.20%) VMware Infrastructure
4 41 (21.93%) XenDesktop
5 33 (17.65%) Microsoft App-V
6 25 (13.37%) XenApp
7 24 (12.83%) vSphere
8 23 (12.30%) VMware ESXi
9 20 (10.70%) XenServer
10 6 (3.21%) DFS Replication
11 3 (1.60%) Docker
11 3 (1.60%) Oracle RAC
11 3 (1.60%) Xen
12 2 (1.07%) BitLocker
12 2 (1.07%) Virtual Machines
12 2 (1.07%) Virtual Servers
13 1 (0.53%) Firmware
13 1 (0.53%) ProxySG
13 1 (0.53%) VirtualBox
13 1 (0.53%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 54 (28.88%) SCCM
2 33 (17.65%) Microsoft Intune
3 20 (10.70%) SCOM
4 15 (8.02%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 10 (5.35%) Packer
5 10 (5.35%) Terraform
6 8 (4.28%) Ansible
6 8 (4.28%) Puppet
7 7 (3.74%) WSUS
8 3 (1.60%) AirWatch
8 3 (1.60%) McAfee ePO
8 3 (1.60%) Microsoft Clustering
8 3 (1.60%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 3 (1.60%) Single Sign-On
8 3 (1.60%) vCenter Server
8 3 (1.60%) XenMobile
9 2 (1.07%) Failover Clustering
9 2 (1.07%) Mesos
9 2 (1.07%) Norton AntiVirus
9 2 (1.07%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 116 (62.03%) Microsoft
2 92 (49.20%) VMware
3 66 (35.29%) Citrix
4 22 (11.76%) Cisco
4 22 (11.76%) Dell
5 17 (9.09%) McAfee
6 15 (8.02%) Red Hat
6 15 (8.02%) Veeam
7 13 (6.95%) Splunk
8 12 (6.42%) Oracle
9 10 (5.35%) HP
10 8 (4.28%) IBM
11 7 (3.74%) CA
11 7 (3.74%) ServiceNow
12 6 (3.21%) SAP
13 5 (2.67%) Google
14 4 (2.14%) EMC
14 4 (2.14%) ForgeRock
14 4 (2.14%) Sitecore
15 3 (1.60%) CommVault