The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire with a requirement for Windows skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 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
South East / Hampshire
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 4 3
Rank change year-on-year +1 -1  
Contract jobs citing Windows 306 339 446
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 16.33% 15.29% 20.64%
As % of the Operating Systems category 61.57% 56.50% 59.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 214 216
Median daily rate £375 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +3.70%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £161 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £486 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £340 £320
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 28 38
Median hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £15.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.28% +10.23%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.62 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £43.74 £38.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £14.75
% change year-on-year -6.45% +5.08%  

Windows is in the operating system skills category. The next 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.

Contract Operating System Skills
Hampshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 497 600 755
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 26.52% 27.06% 34.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 314 393 365
Median daily rate £400 £360 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +4.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £365 £338
% change year-on-year +5.47% +8.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 33 52
Median hourly rate £15.00 £18.75 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% -16.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £13.75 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £43.85 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -7.57% +6.45%  

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hampshire citing Windows as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Windows in Hampshire

Windows
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Windows in Hampshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows in Hampshire

Windows
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows in Hampshire over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows in Hampshire

Windows
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows in Hampshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows in Hampshire

Windows
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows in Hampshire over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Windows in Hampshire

Windows
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 within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Southampton -4 32 £281 -13.46% 18
Basingstoke -2 31 £320 -5.33% 10
Portsmouth +3 28 £375 +120.26% 3
Hook -1 22 £328 +3.96% 3
Havant +6 21 £450 +9.75% 7
Fareham +4 21 £375 -3.22% 8
Winchester -4 19 £450 +37.40% 4
Andover - 15 £425 -
Farnborough -2 11 £350 -12.50% 13
Eastleigh +4 4 £126 +9.78% 1
Aldershot +1 4 £318 -22.93% 3
Fleet 0 2 £506 +40.62% 1
Lyndhurst - 2 - -
Ringwood - 2 - -
Petersfield 0 1 £95 +31.03% 3
Romsey -2 1 £380 +1.33%
Bordon - 1 - - 1
Liss - 1 - -
Windows
South East

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Windows also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Hampshire region with a requirement for Windows.

1 224 (35.84%) Security Cleared
2 213 (34.08%) Active Directory
3 212 (33.92%) VMware
4 200 (32.00%) Linux
5 196 (31.36%) Microsoft
6 183 (29.28%) Windows Server
7 178 (28.48%) SC Cleared
8 139 (22.24%) Windows Server 2008
9 133 (21.28%) Windows 7
10 115 (18.40%) ITIL
11 106 (16.96%) SQL
12 105 (16.80%) Windows Server 2012
13 101 (16.16%) PowerShell
14 95 (15.20%) SQL Server
15 85 (13.60%) VMware Infrastructure
16 80 (12.80%) Oracle
17 73 (11.68%) Cisco
18 66 (10.56%) IaaS
19 65 (10.40%) PaaS
19 65 (10.40%) Citrix
20 62 (9.92%) HP
21 60 (9.60%) MS Excel
21 60 (9.60%) Firewall
22 58 (9.28%) XML
22 58 (9.28%) Unix
22 58 (9.28%) Agile Software Development
23 56 (8.96%) MS Office
23 56 (8.96%) C#
23 56 (8.96%) TCP/IP
24 55 (8.80%) .NET

Windows
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 49 (7.84%) Skype for Business
2 43 (6.88%) MS Exchange
3 32 (5.12%) Exchange Server 2010
4 28 (4.48%) SharePoint
5 26 (4.16%) IIS
6 17 (2.72%) JBoss
7 13 (2.08%) Apache
8 11 (1.76%) WebSphere
9 10 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2013
10 7 (1.12%) IBM Notes
11 6 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2003
11 6 (0.96%) GlassFish
12 4 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2000
12 4 (0.64%) Exchange Server 5.5
13 3 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2007
13 3 (0.48%) Oracle Service Bus
13 3 (0.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 3 (0.48%) Tomcat
14 2 (0.32%) Apache Solr
14 2 (0.32%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 60 (9.60%) MS Excel
2 56 (8.96%) MS Office
3 10 (1.60%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.64%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.16%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 12 (1.92%) Remedy ITSM
2 8 (1.28%) Adobe Campaign
3 5 (0.80%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.48%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.32%) Oracle Utilities
Cloud Services
1 66 (10.56%) IaaS
2 65 (10.40%) PaaS
3 28 (4.48%) Microsoft Azure
4 23 (3.68%) Office 365
5 7 (1.12%) SaaS
6 6 (0.96%) Amazon AWS
7 3 (0.48%) Azure Active Directory
7 3 (0.48%) Mailgun
8 2 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.16%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.16%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 60 (9.60%) Firewall
2 56 (8.96%) TCP/IP
3 37 (5.92%) DNS
4 34 (5.44%) SAN
5 30 (4.80%) LAN
5 30 (4.80%) Skype
6 29 (4.64%) WAN
7 22 (3.52%) DHCP
8 21 (3.36%) VPN
9 18 (2.88%) VoIP
10 17 (2.72%) NetScaler
11 14 (2.24%) SSL
12 13 (2.08%) Cisco ASA
13 12 (1.92%) LDAP
13 12 (1.92%) PuTTY
13 12 (1.92%) WinSCP
13 12 (1.92%) Wireless
14 10 (1.60%) SNMP
15 9 (1.44%) Cisco Nexus
16 8 (1.28%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 95 (15.20%) SQL Server
2 27 (4.32%) MySQL
2 27 (4.32%) Oracle Database
3 22 (3.52%) Oracle Database 11g
3 22 (3.52%) PostgreSQL
3 22 (3.52%) SQL Server 2012
4 21 (3.36%) SQL Server 2008
5 20 (3.20%) Oracle Database 10g
6 19 (3.04%) SQL Server 2005
7 13 (2.08%) DB2
8 12 (1.92%) Oracle Reports
8 12 (1.92%) RDBMS
8 12 (1.92%) Relational Database
9 9 (1.44%) BusinessObjects
9 9 (1.44%) Oracle Database 12c
9 9 (1.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 8 (1.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 7 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
11 7 (1.12%) Oracle9i Database
12 6 (0.96%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 32 (5.12%) Git (software)
2 31 (4.96%) Team Foundation Server
3 24 (3.84%) Jenkins
4 20 (3.20%) MSI
4 20 (3.20%) Visual Studio
5 13 (2.08%) Eclipse
5 13 (2.08%) JIRA
6 12 (1.92%) HP UFT
6 12 (1.92%) Oracle APEX
6 12 (1.92%) TeamCity
7 11 (1.76%) Selenium
8 8 (1.28%) SpecFlow
8 8 (1.28%) Toad
9 7 (1.12%) Oracle Forms
10 6 (0.96%) Subversion
11 5 (0.80%) SoapUI
12 4 (0.64%) AdminStudio
12 4 (0.64%) Maven
13 3 (0.48%) Ant
14 2 (0.32%) JUnit
General
1 23 (3.68%) Finance
2 12 (1.92%) Military
3 8 (1.28%) Marketing
4 5 (0.80%) Banking
5 4 (0.64%) Manufacturing
5 4 (0.64%) Telecoms
6 3 (0.48%) Legal
6 3 (0.48%) Retail
7 2 (0.32%) Advertising
7 2 (0.32%) Aerospace
7 2 (0.32%) Games
7 2 (0.32%) Local Government
7 2 (0.32%) Publishing
8 1 (0.16%) Back Office
8 1 (0.16%) Electronics
8 1 (0.16%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 86 (13.76%) Developer
2 77 (12.32%) Analyst
3 50 (8.00%) Support Engineer
4 42 (6.72%) Architect
5 41 (6.56%) Wintel Engineer
6 28 (4.48%) Consultant
7 27 (4.32%) 2nd Line Support
8 26 (4.16%) Support Analyst
9 25 (4.00%) Service Analyst
10 22 (3.52%) Service Desk Analyst
11 21 (3.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 20 (3.20%) .NET Developer
12 20 (3.20%) 3rd Line Support
12 20 (3.20%) Desktop Engineer
12 20 (3.20%) Desktop Support
13 19 (3.04%) DBA
13 19 (3.04%) Software Developer
13 19 (3.04%) Windows Engineer
14 18 (2.88%) Automation Engineer
14 18 (2.88%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (9.28%) XML
2 55 (8.80%) .NET
3 37 (5.92%) HTML
3 37 (5.92%) SOAP
4 36 (5.76%) CSS
5 25 (4.00%) Ajax
5 25 (4.00%) Web Services
6 24 (3.84%) jQuery
6 24 (3.84%) RESTful
7 23 (3.68%) Middleware
8 18 (2.88%) ASP.NET
9 17 (2.72%) WCF
10 14 (2.24%) AngularJS
11 8 (1.28%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 8 (1.28%) COM+
11 8 (1.28%) MFC
11 8 (1.28%) Oracle Fusion
11 8 (1.28%) XML Messaging
12 7 (1.12%) Angular 2
12 7 (1.12%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 27 (4.32%) Data Centre
2 24 (3.84%) Management Information System
3 22 (3.52%) PKI
4 21 (3.36%) Analytical Skills
5 18 (2.88%) Clustering
5 18 (2.88%) Driving Licence
5 18 (2.88%) Replication
6 16 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
7 15 (2.40%) Computer Science
8 12 (1.92%) Client/Server
8 12 (1.92%) User Experience
9 9 (1.44%) Fat Client
9 9 (1.44%) Thin Client
10 6 (0.96%) CMDB
10 6 (0.96%) iPad
10 6 (0.96%) iPhone
11 5 (0.80%) CESG
11 5 (0.80%) HACMP
11 5 (0.80%) N-Tier
12 4 (0.64%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 200 (32.00%) Linux
2 183 (29.28%) Windows Server
3 139 (22.24%) Windows Server 2008
4 133 (21.28%) Windows 7
5 105 (16.80%) Windows Server 2012
6 58 (9.28%) Unix
7 53 (8.48%) Windows Server 2003
8 40 (6.40%) Windows 10
9 35 (5.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 32 (5.12%) AIX
11 25 (4.00%) Android
11 25 (4.00%) Windows 8
12 22 (3.52%) Apple iOS
13 18 (2.88%) Windows XP
14 16 (2.56%) Solaris
15 6 (0.96%) CentOS
15 6 (0.96%) Windows 2000 Server
15 6 (0.96%) Windows Vista
16 5 (0.80%) Mac OS
17 4 (0.64%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (18.40%) ITIL
2 58 (9.28%) Agile Software Development
3 53 (8.48%) Service Management
4 48 (7.68%) Migration
5 40 (6.40%) DevOps
6 32 (5.12%) Scrum
6 32 (5.12%) Test Scripting
7 29 (4.64%) Customer Requirements
8 27 (4.32%) Integration Testing
9 26 (4.16%) Workflow
10 22 (3.52%) Change Management
11 21 (3.36%) Configuration Management
11 21 (3.36%) MVC
12 20 (3.20%) Continuous Integration
13 19 (3.04%) Validation
14 18 (2.88%) SIEM
14 18 (2.88%) TOGAF
14 18 (2.88%) UML
15 17 (2.72%) SDLC
15 17 (2.72%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 106 (16.96%) SQL
2 101 (16.16%) PowerShell
3 56 (8.96%) C#
4 46 (7.36%) JavaScript
5 44 (7.04%) Java
6 42 (6.72%) VBScript
7 30 (4.80%) C++
8 22 (3.52%) VB
9 12 (1.92%) F#
10 11 (1.76%) Python
11 8 (1.28%) PHP
12 7 (1.12%) Perl
12 7 (1.12%) VB.NET
13 6 (0.96%) PL/SQL
13 6 (0.96%) Ruby
13 6 (0.96%) Shell Script
14 4 (0.64%) Ada
14 4 (0.64%) C
15 3 (0.48%) T-SQL
15 3 (0.48%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 224 (35.84%) Security Cleared
2 178 (28.48%) SC Cleared
3 40 (6.40%) Microsoft Certification
4 32 (5.12%) Degree
5 31 (4.96%) DV Cleared
6 19 (3.04%) MCITP
6 19 (3.04%) MCSA
7 18 (2.88%) ISEB
8 14 (2.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 13 (2.08%) ISTQB
10 8 (1.28%) MCSE
11 7 (1.12%) ISEB Practitioner
12 6 (0.96%) CISSP
13 5 (0.80%) BPSS Clearance
14 4 (0.64%) GCIH
14 4 (0.64%) GIAC
14 4 (0.64%) MCTS
15 3 (0.48%) Cisco Certification
16 2 (0.32%) MCP
16 2 (0.32%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (2.40%) QA
2 14 (2.24%) PCI DSS
3 12 (1.92%) SLA
4 8 (1.28%) PA-DSS
5 4 (0.64%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (0.32%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.16%) GPG13
7 1 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.16%) JSP 440
System Software
1 213 (34.08%) Active Directory
2 85 (13.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 55 (8.80%) vSphere
4 34 (5.44%) VMware ESXi
5 29 (4.64%) Hyper-V
6 23 (3.68%) XenApp
6 23 (3.68%) XenServer
7 21 (3.36%) XenDesktop
8 19 (3.04%) VMware ESX
9 16 (2.56%) Microsoft App-V
10 15 (2.40%) Oracle RAC
11 14 (2.24%) Terminal Services
11 14 (2.24%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 13 (2.08%) Virtual Servers
13 12 (1.92%) Firmware
14 11 (1.76%) Virtual Machines
15 8 (1.28%) Samba
16 7 (1.12%) vCloud
17 4 (0.64%) Docker
17 4 (0.64%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 53 (8.48%) SCCM
2 23 (3.68%) Puppet
3 21 (3.36%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 16 (2.56%) SCOM
5 12 (1.92%) Opscode Chef
6 11 (1.76%) QRadar
7 9 (1.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 8 (1.28%) vRealize
9 7 (1.12%) Ansible
9 7 (1.12%) McAfee ePO
9 7 (1.12%) WSUS
10 6 (0.96%) Oracle RMAN
10 6 (0.96%) WMI
11 5 (0.80%) Data Guard
11 5 (0.80%) EdgeSight
11 5 (0.80%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
11 5 (0.80%) Microsoft Intune
11 5 (0.80%) NetBackup
11 5 (0.80%) Tivoli
11 5 (0.80%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 212 (33.92%) VMware
2 196 (31.36%) Microsoft
3 80 (12.80%) Oracle
4 73 (11.68%) Cisco
5 65 (10.40%) Citrix
6 62 (9.92%) HP
7 42 (6.72%) Red Hat
8 37 (5.92%) CA
9 26 (4.16%) Remedy
10 23 (3.68%) NetApp
11 22 (3.52%) IBM
12 18 (2.88%) Intel Security
13 13 (2.08%) BMC
14 12 (1.92%) Splunk
15 11 (1.76%) Adobe
15 11 (1.76%) F5
16 9 (1.44%) Gemalto
16 9 (1.44%) Telerik
16 9 (1.44%) Tripwire
17 8 (1.28%) Lumension
Hampshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £10 - £12 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Hook, Hampshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £300 - £320 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Petersfield
Spectrum IT
Rate: £90 - £100 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Hampshire
Venn Group
Rate: £450 - £500 Per Day
Posted: 2 days ago
Hook, Hampshire
Rullion
Rate: £320 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Hook, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £275 - £475 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
FT Select
Rate: From £475 to £525 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Basingstoke
Spectrum IT
Posted: 19 days ago