Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 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
17 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 27 32 32
Rank change year-on-year +5 0 +5
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 242 216 190
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 6.93% 5.84% 5.41%
As % of the Operating Systems category 26.02% 22.41% 20.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 110 114
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +11.44%
10th Percentile £308 £255 £151
90th Percentile £507 £571 £475
South East median daily rate £388 £385 £350
% change year-on-year +0.65% +10.00% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 18 15
Hampshire median hourly rate £43.71 £25.50 £13.03
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +71.41% +95.78% -72.77%
10th Percentile £24.75 £10.35 £12.10
90th Percentile £51.25 £47.07 £34.25
South East median hourly rate £41.21 £22.72 £16.50
% change year-on-year +81.42% +37.67% -22.64%

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 930 964 944
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 26.65% 26.08% 26.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 566 508 571
Hampshire median daily rate £420 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £210 £197 £175
90th Percentile £561 £550 £525
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 96 64
Hampshire median hourly rate £22.25 £20.63 £20.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.88% +2.82% -41.00%
10th Percentile £10.08 £10.50 £10.40
90th Percentile £51.75 £47.67 £47.26
South East median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +5.71% - +2.58%

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 17 October 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 17 October 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 17 October 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
Portsmouth +20 46 £345 +20.00% 12
Southampton +21 31 £375 -0.66% 6
Winchester -6 25 £402 -5.96% 2
Hook +11 16 £425 +13.33% 3
Farnborough +7 16 £425 +41.67% 6
Havant +4 12 £375 -35.48% 3
Fareham -5 11 £450 +95.65% 10
Basingstoke -7 10 £290 -10.77% 11
Gosport +6 8 £353 -15.06% 1
Aldershot - 3 £404 - 1
Andover -1 2 - - 1
Eastleigh +1 1 £325 -18.75%
Windows Server
South East

For the 6 months to 17 October 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.

1 242 (100.00%) Windows
2 137 (56.61%) Active Directory
3 135 (55.79%) VMware
4 112 (46.28%) Microsoft
5 93 (38.43%) Security Cleared
6 83 (34.30%) VMware Infrastructure
7 74 (30.58%) Windows Server 2008
8 67 (27.69%) Windows Server 2012
8 67 (27.69%) Citrix
9 62 (25.62%) Office 365
10 61 (25.21%) DNS
10 61 (25.21%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 53 (21.90%) Oracle
11 53 (21.90%) Azure
11 53 (21.90%) SCCM
12 52 (21.49%) PowerShell
12 52 (21.49%) VMware ESXi
13 51 (21.07%) Firewall
14 48 (19.83%) Hyper-V
15 47 (19.42%) SC Cleared
16 41 (16.94%) Linux
17 40 (16.53%) DHCP
17 40 (16.53%) Migration
17 40 (16.53%) Windows 10
18 38 (15.70%) DV Cleared
19 37 (15.29%) SharePoint
20 36 (14.88%) SQL Server
20 36 (14.88%) XenDesktop
21 35 (14.46%) Skype for Business
21 35 (14.46%) ITIL

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 37 (15.29%) SharePoint
2 35 (14.46%) Skype for Business
3 24 (9.92%) MS Exchange
4 19 (7.85%) IIS
5 8 (3.31%) GlassFish
5 8 (3.31%) WebLogic
6 7 (2.89%) Apache Spark
6 7 (2.89%) Jupyter
6 7 (2.89%) SAS
7 5 (2.07%) Apache
7 5 (2.07%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (1.24%) Confluence
8 3 (1.24%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (0.83%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.41%) Documentum
10 1 (0.41%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.41%) MS Project Server
10 1 (0.41%) nginx
Applications
1 27 (11.16%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (4.96%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (1.24%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.41%) NetSuite
1 1 (0.41%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 62 (25.62%) Office 365
2 53 (21.90%) Azure
3 32 (13.22%) AWS
4 20 (8.26%) IaaS
4 20 (8.26%) Yammer
5 17 (7.02%) PaaS
6 13 (5.37%) SaaS
7 11 (4.55%) GCP
8 8 (3.31%) Azure Active Directory
9 4 (1.65%) Azure Stack
10 2 (0.83%) Boomi
11 1 (0.41%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 61 (25.21%) DNS
2 51 (21.07%) Firewall
3 40 (16.53%) DHCP
4 31 (12.81%) SAN
4 31 (12.81%) Skype
5 26 (10.74%) LAN
6 25 (10.33%) VLAN
7 24 (9.92%) WAN
8 23 (9.50%) NetScaler
9 11 (4.55%) Cisco ASA
10 10 (4.13%) MPLS
11 9 (3.72%) VPN
12 7 (2.89%) BGP
12 7 (2.89%) HSRP
12 7 (2.89%) IPsec
12 7 (2.89%) L2TP
12 7 (2.89%) OSPF
12 7 (2.89%) RIP
13 5 (2.07%) NAS
13 5 (2.07%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (14.88%) SQL Server
2 25 (10.33%) Oracle Database
3 9 (3.72%) Big Data
4 8 (3.31%) Relational Database
4 8 (3.31%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (2.89%) Apache Hive
5 7 (2.89%) Apache Zeppelin
5 7 (2.89%) Data Lake
5 7 (2.89%) Hadoop
5 7 (2.89%) Impala
5 7 (2.89%) Oracle Reports
6 5 (2.07%) SQL Server 2016
7 3 (1.24%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (1.24%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (1.24%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (0.83%) EDRMS
8 2 (0.83%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.83%) SQL Server 2017
8 2 (0.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 6 (2.48%) JIRA
2 5 (2.07%) StarTeam
3 4 (1.65%) MSI
4 3 (1.24%) Ant
4 3 (1.24%) Eclipse
4 3 (1.24%) HP UFT
4 3 (1.24%) Jenkins
4 3 (1.24%) LoadRunner
4 3 (1.24%) Oracle APEX
4 3 (1.24%) Selenium
4 3 (1.24%) SoapUI
4 3 (1.24%) SpecFlow
4 3 (1.24%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (1.24%) TestNG
General
1 18 (7.44%) Public Sector
2 14 (5.79%) Finance
3 6 (2.48%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.07%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.24%) Automotive
5 3 (1.24%) Retail
6 2 (0.83%) Electronics
6 2 (0.83%) Local Government
6 2 (0.83%) Marketing
7 1 (0.41%) Advertising
7 1 (0.41%) Banking
7 1 (0.41%) Military
Job Titles
1 58 (23.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 21 (8.68%) Administrator
3 18 (7.44%) Architect
3 18 (7.44%) Systems Administrator
4 16 (6.61%) Designer
5 15 (6.20%) Server Engineer
5 15 (6.20%) Solutions Designer
6 14 (5.79%) Analyst
6 14 (5.79%) Wintel Engineer
7 12 (4.96%) Coordinator
7 12 (4.96%) Infrastructure Designer
8 11 (4.55%) Network Engineer
8 11 (4.55%) Windows Engineer
9 10 (4.13%) Consultant
9 10 (4.13%) DevOps Manager
9 10 (4.13%) Solutions Architect
10 9 (3.72%) Azure Engineer
10 9 (3.72%) Support Engineer
11 8 (3.31%) Linux Administrator
11 8 (3.31%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (6.20%) REST
2 12 (4.96%) Middleware
3 8 (3.31%) LDAP
4 7 (2.89%) Apache NiFi
4 7 (2.89%) Kafka
4 7 (2.89%) Web Services
5 3 (1.24%) .NET
6 2 (0.83%) Classic ASP
7 1 (0.41%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 29 (11.98%) Clustering
2 23 (9.50%) Fat Client
2 23 (9.50%) Thin Client
3 17 (7.02%) Data Centre
4 11 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (4.13%) PKI
6 8 (3.31%) Management Information System
7 5 (2.07%) Public Cloud
7 5 (2.07%) Replication
8 4 (1.65%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (1.65%) Mainframe
9 3 (1.24%) Acoustics
9 3 (1.24%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.83%) Driving Licence
10 2 (0.83%) NHS
11 1 (0.41%) Algorithms
11 1 (0.41%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 242 (100.00%) Windows
2 74 (30.58%) Windows Server 2008
3 67 (27.69%) Windows Server 2012
4 41 (16.94%) Linux
5 40 (16.53%) Windows 10
6 16 (6.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 14 (5.79%) Windows 7
8 8 (3.31%) CentOS
9 6 (2.48%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (2.48%) Windows Vista
10 4 (1.65%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 4 (1.65%) Ubuntu
10 4 (1.65%) Windows XP
11 3 (1.24%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.83%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.41%) AIX
13 1 (0.41%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.41%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (25.21%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 40 (16.53%) Migration
3 35 (14.46%) ITIL
4 32 (13.22%) Configuration Management
5 22 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
6 21 (8.68%) DevOps
7 20 (8.26%) Disaster Recovery
8 17 (7.02%) Project Delivery
9 15 (6.20%) Infrastructure Automation
9 15 (6.20%) TOGAF
10 14 (5.79%) Incident Management
11 12 (4.96%) Release Management
12 11 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
12 11 (4.55%) Mentoring
13 9 (3.72%) Data Migration
13 9 (3.72%) Data Security
13 9 (3.72%) Problem Management
13 9 (3.72%) Project Management
13 9 (3.72%) Root Cause Analysis
13 9 (3.72%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 52 (21.49%) PowerShell
2 29 (11.98%) SQL
3 18 (7.44%) Java
4 8 (3.31%) Bash Shell
5 6 (2.48%) Perl
6 5 (2.07%) VBScript
7 4 (1.65%) C
7 4 (1.65%) Python
8 3 (1.24%) F#
9 2 (0.83%) JavaScript
9 2 (0.83%) PL/SQL
9 2 (0.83%) REXX
9 2 (0.83%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.41%) VB
Qualifications
1 93 (38.43%) Security Cleared
2 47 (19.42%) SC Cleared
3 38 (15.70%) DV Cleared
4 22 (9.09%) CCA
4 22 (9.09%) Citrix Certification
5 11 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (4.13%) CCNA
6 10 (4.13%) Degree
7 9 (3.72%) Microsoft Certification
8 8 (3.31%) ISEB
8 8 (3.31%) MCSE
9 6 (2.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 5 (2.07%) ISTQB
11 4 (1.65%) CCNP
11 4 (1.65%) TOGAF Certification
12 3 (1.24%) IISP
12 3 (1.24%) ISEB Practitioner
12 3 (1.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 3 (1.24%) MCSA
12 3 (1.24%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.65%) JSP 440
2 3 (1.24%) GDPR
2 3 (1.24%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 3 (1.24%) QA
2 3 (1.24%) SLA
3 1 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.41%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 137 (56.61%) Active Directory
2 83 (34.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 52 (21.49%) VMware ESXi
4 48 (19.83%) Hyper-V
5 36 (14.88%) XenDesktop
6 32 (13.22%) vSphere
7 31 (12.81%) XenApp
8 20 (8.26%) DFS Replication
9 13 (5.37%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 8 (3.31%) Virtual Servers
11 7 (2.89%) Virtual Desktop
12 6 (2.48%) Virtual Machines
13 4 (1.65%) Docker
13 4 (1.65%) VMware NSX
14 3 (1.24%) VMware Server
15 2 (0.83%) Terminal Server
15 2 (0.83%) vCloud
16 1 (0.41%) KVM
16 1 (0.41%) Microsoft App-V
16 1 (0.41%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 53 (21.90%) SCCM
2 22 (9.09%) SCOM
3 16 (6.61%) WSUS
4 11 (4.55%) vCenter Server
5 10 (4.13%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 10 (4.13%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 9 (3.72%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 7 (2.89%) Microsoft Intune
7 7 (2.89%) Oozie
8 6 (2.48%) HP Quality Center
9 5 (2.07%) Microsoft Clustering
9 5 (2.07%) SCVMM
10 4 (1.65%) Ansible
10 4 (1.65%) HP ALM
10 4 (1.65%) Kubernetes
10 4 (1.65%) Puppet
11 3 (1.24%) Failover Clustering
11 3 (1.24%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 3 (1.24%) vMotion
11 3 (1.24%) vRealize
Vendors
1 135 (55.79%) VMware
2 112 (46.28%) Microsoft
3 67 (27.69%) Citrix
4 53 (21.90%) Oracle
5 23 (9.50%) Cisco
6 20 (8.26%) HP
7 17 (7.02%) IBM
8 10 (4.13%) McAfee
8 10 (4.13%) Red Hat
9 9 (3.72%) Dell
10 8 (3.31%) Veeam
11 7 (2.89%) Cloudera
11 7 (2.89%) Hortonworks
11 7 (2.89%) StreamSets
12 6 (2.48%) Intel
12 6 (2.48%) Juniper
13 5 (2.07%) Adobe
13 5 (2.07%) Lumension
14 4 (1.65%) Atlassian
14 4 (1.65%) Proofpoint