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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 5 4 2
Rank change year-on-year -1 -2  
Contract jobs citing Windows 255 315 413
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 14.18% 16.04% 19.26%
As % of the Operating Systems category 57.43% 51.72% 63.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 180 226
Median daily rate £360 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.00% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £148 £175 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £525 £456
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £338 £325
% change year-on-year - +3.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 29 49
Median hourly rate £13.00 £47.83 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -72.82% +198.93%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £31.15 £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £57.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £16.38 £15.50
% change year-on-year -8.39% +5.64%  

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 444 609 653
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 24.69% 31.01% 30.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 262 369 379
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £288 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £513 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £345
% change year-on-year +3.44% +5.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 31 59
Median hourly rate £13.03 £47.83 £16.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -72.76% +184.27%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £33.40 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £57.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year -8.82% +4.93%  

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 26 June 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 26 June 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 26 June 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
Basingstoke -5 50 £353 +17.50% 20
Southampton +2 37 £245 -38.75% 21
Hook +1 29 £375 +10.29%
Portsmouth -7 23 £313 -26.47% 10
Winchester +1 14 £300 +37.77% 7
Fareham +3 13 £475 +40.74% 8
Havant 0 11 £485 +21.25% 4
Farnborough -3 6 £170 -54.66% 6
Andover +5 4 £425 +17.24% 1
Liss - 4 £163 -
Eastleigh +3 3 £110 - 2
Bordon - 2 - -
Petersfield - 2 £95 -
Fleet +2 1 £500 +38.88% 2
Windows
South East

For the 6 months to 26 June 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.

1 207 (37.84%) Microsoft
2 186 (34.00%) Security Cleared
3 178 (32.54%) Active Directory
4 154 (28.15%) VMware
5 147 (26.87%) Linux
6 144 (26.33%) Windows Server
7 132 (24.13%) SC Cleared
8 117 (21.39%) Windows 7
9 109 (19.93%) Windows Server 2008
10 97 (17.73%) SQL Server
11 94 (17.18%) ITIL
12 91 (16.64%) SQL
13 83 (15.17%) Windows Server 2012
14 79 (14.44%) PowerShell
15 69 (12.61%) VMware Infrastructure
16 65 (11.88%) Oracle
16 65 (11.88%) Microsoft Office
17 61 (11.15%) Firewall
17 61 (11.15%) Agile Software Development
17 61 (11.15%) Windows 10
18 56 (10.24%) Migration
18 56 (10.24%) HP
19 55 (10.05%) Unix
20 53 (9.69%) .NET
21 49 (8.96%) C#
22 47 (8.59%) JavaScript
22 47 (8.59%) Citrix
22 47 (8.59%) MS Exchange
23 46 (8.41%) Java
23 46 (8.41%) Web Services

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 47 (8.59%) MS Exchange
2 41 (7.50%) Skype for Business
3 31 (5.67%) SharePoint
4 22 (4.02%) IIS
5 20 (3.66%) Exchange Server 2010
6 15 (2.74%) Apache
7 14 (2.56%) JBoss
8 8 (1.46%) Exchange Server 2013
9 6 (1.10%) IBM Notes
9 6 (1.10%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 6 (1.10%) WebSphere
10 4 (0.73%) Documentum
10 4 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2003
10 4 (0.73%) GlassFish
10 4 (0.73%) Office Communications Server
10 4 (0.73%) OpenStack
10 4 (0.73%) Oracle Service Bus
10 4 (0.73%) SharePoint 2010
10 4 (0.73%) SharePoint 2013
10 4 (0.73%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 65 (11.88%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (1.65%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (1.46%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.55%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.18%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 7 (1.28%) Remedy ITSM
2 6 (1.10%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (1.10%) Siebel CRM
3 5 (0.91%) Oracle Applications
4 4 (0.73%) Oracle Utilities
5 1 (0.18%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 38 (6.95%) PaaS
2 36 (6.58%) IaaS
3 29 (5.30%) Office 365
4 28 (5.12%) Microsoft Azure
5 10 (1.83%) Amazon AWS
6 7 (1.28%) SaaS
7 3 (0.55%) Mailgun
8 2 (0.37%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 61 (11.15%) Firewall
2 31 (5.67%) TCP/IP
3 30 (5.48%) WAN
4 29 (5.30%) DNS
4 29 (5.30%) SAN
5 28 (5.12%) LAN
6 20 (3.66%) Skype
6 20 (3.66%) VPN
7 19 (3.47%) NetScaler
8 18 (3.29%) Wireless
9 15 (2.74%) DHCP
10 14 (2.56%) PuTTY
10 14 (2.56%) WinSCP
11 13 (2.38%) Cisco ASA
12 10 (1.83%) LDAP
12 10 (1.83%) VoIP
13 6 (1.10%) Cisco Nexus
14 5 (0.91%) Link 16
14 5 (0.91%) Network Security
14 5 (0.91%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 97 (17.73%) SQL Server
2 33 (6.03%) Oracle Database
3 26 (4.75%) Oracle Database 11g
4 25 (4.57%) MySQL
5 22 (4.02%) Oracle Database 10g
5 22 (4.02%) SQL Server 2008
6 20 (3.66%) Relational Database
7 16 (2.93%) SQL Server 2005
7 16 (2.93%) SQL Server 2012
8 14 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
9 12 (2.19%) Oracle Database 12c
10 9 (1.65%) Oracle Reports
11 7 (1.28%) MongoDB
11 7 (1.28%) Oracle9i Database
11 7 (1.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 7 (1.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 6 (1.10%) Data Warehouse
12 6 (1.10%) NoSQL
12 6 (1.10%) Oracle BI EE
12 6 (1.10%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 38 (6.95%) Git (software)
2 32 (5.85%) Visual Studio
3 30 (5.48%) Team Foundation Server
4 20 (3.66%) Jenkins
5 17 (3.11%) Selenium
6 16 (2.93%) Eclipse
7 15 (2.74%) HP UFT
8 14 (2.56%) MSI
8 14 (2.56%) Oracle APEX
8 14 (2.56%) TeamCity
9 12 (2.19%) JIRA
9 12 (2.19%) Subversion
10 10 (1.83%) SoapUI
10 10 (1.83%) SpecFlow
10 10 (1.83%) Toad
11 7 (1.28%) Oracle Forms
12 5 (0.91%) JUnit
13 4 (0.73%) AdminStudio
13 4 (0.73%) Ant
13 4 (0.73%) LoadRunner
General
1 22 (4.02%) Finance
2 14 (2.56%) Military
3 6 (1.10%) Telecoms
4 5 (0.91%) Back Office
4 5 (0.91%) Retail
5 4 (0.73%) Electronics
5 4 (0.73%) Legal
6 3 (0.55%) Local Government
7 2 (0.37%) Advertising
7 2 (0.37%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.18%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.18%) Banking
Job Titles
1 85 (15.54%) Developer
2 70 (12.80%) Analyst
3 51 (9.32%) Support Engineer
4 40 (7.31%) Desktop Support
5 35 (6.40%) Architect
6 29 (5.30%) Consultant
6 29 (5.30%) Desktop Engineer
7 23 (4.20%) 2nd Line Support
8 22 (4.02%) Support Analyst
9 21 (3.84%) Service Analyst
9 21 (3.84%) Service Desk Analyst
9 21 (3.84%) Windows Engineer
9 21 (3.84%) Wintel Engineer
10 20 (3.66%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 20 (3.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 20 (3.66%) Software Developer
11 19 (3.47%) DBA
12 17 (3.11%) 3rd Line Support
13 16 (2.93%) .NET Developer
13 16 (2.93%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (9.69%) .NET
2 46 (8.41%) Web Services
3 43 (7.86%) XML
4 42 (7.68%) SOAP
5 38 (6.95%) CSS
6 34 (6.22%) HTML
7 30 (5.48%) jQuery
8 29 (5.30%) Ajax
9 24 (4.39%) AngularJS
10 19 (3.47%) RESTful
11 17 (3.11%) ASP.NET
12 15 (2.74%) WCF
13 14 (2.56%) Middleware
14 12 (2.19%) .NET Framework
14 12 (2.19%) Entity Framework
15 8 (1.46%) Angular 2
15 8 (1.46%) ASP.NET Web API
15 8 (1.46%) Express
15 8 (1.46%) LINQ
15 8 (1.46%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 32 (5.85%) Analytical Skills
1 32 (5.85%) Data Centre
2 21 (3.84%) PKI
3 20 (3.66%) Computer Science
4 17 (3.11%) Clustering
5 16 (2.93%) Management Information System
5 16 (2.93%) Replication
6 14 (2.56%) User Experience
7 13 (2.38%) Driving Licence
8 12 (2.19%) Private Cloud
9 9 (1.65%) Client/Server
10 8 (1.46%) Derivative
10 8 (1.46%) Fat Client
10 8 (1.46%) Thin Client
11 6 (1.10%) iPad
12 5 (0.91%) Blackberry
12 5 (0.91%) HACMP
12 5 (0.91%) Smartphone
12 5 (0.91%) W3C
13 4 (0.73%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 147 (26.87%) Linux
2 144 (26.33%) Windows Server
3 117 (21.39%) Windows 7
4 109 (19.93%) Windows Server 2008
5 83 (15.17%) Windows Server 2012
6 61 (11.15%) Windows 10
7 55 (10.05%) Unix
8 42 (7.68%) Windows Server 2003
9 26 (4.75%) AIX
10 24 (4.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 24 (4.39%) Windows XP
11 21 (3.84%) Android
12 20 (3.66%) Windows 8
13 17 (3.11%) Apple iOS
14 9 (1.65%) Windows Vista
15 8 (1.46%) Solaris
16 5 (0.91%) Mac OS
17 3 (0.55%) Windows Mobile
18 2 (0.37%) CentOS
19 1 (0.18%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (17.18%) ITIL
2 61 (11.15%) Agile Software Development
3 56 (10.24%) Migration
4 40 (7.31%) DevOps
5 32 (5.85%) Test Scripting
6 30 (5.48%) SDLC
7 29 (5.30%) Test Automation
8 26 (4.75%) Scrum
8 26 (4.75%) Service Management
9 21 (3.84%) MVC
9 21 (3.84%) Software Engineering
9 21 (3.84%) Task Automation
9 21 (3.84%) Workflow
10 20 (3.66%) Continuous Integration
10 20 (3.66%) Integration Testing
11 18 (3.29%) Configuration Management
11 18 (3.29%) TOGAF
12 16 (2.93%) Customer Requirements
13 15 (2.74%) Network Design
14 14 (2.56%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 91 (16.64%) SQL
2 79 (14.44%) PowerShell
3 49 (8.96%) C#
4 47 (8.59%) JavaScript
5 46 (8.41%) Java
6 26 (4.75%) C++
7 25 (4.57%) VBScript
8 15 (2.74%) T-SQL
9 14 (2.56%) F#
10 13 (2.38%) VB
11 12 (2.19%) C
12 10 (1.83%) Python
13 9 (1.65%) PHP
14 8 (1.46%) PL/SQL
15 6 (1.10%) Ada
15 6 (1.10%) Ruby
16 5 (0.91%) TypeScript
17 3 (0.55%) Perl
18 2 (0.37%) VB.NET
19 1 (0.18%) VBA
Qualifications
1 186 (34.00%) Security Cleared
2 132 (24.13%) SC Cleared
3 39 (7.13%) DV Cleared
4 38 (6.95%) Degree
5 35 (6.40%) Microsoft Certification
6 20 (3.66%) ISEB
7 18 (3.29%) Computer Science Degree
8 16 (2.93%) MCSE
9 13 (2.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 12 (2.19%) MCITP
11 11 (2.01%) MCSA
12 9 (1.65%) ISEB Practitioner
12 9 (1.65%) ISTQB
13 7 (1.28%) BPSS Clearance
14 4 (0.73%) CCNA
14 4 (0.73%) Cisco Certification
14 4 (0.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 3 (0.55%) CCDP
15 3 (0.55%) CCNP
15 3 (0.55%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (2.74%) QA
2 10 (1.83%) SLA
3 9 (1.65%) PCI DSS
4 6 (1.10%) PA-DSS
5 2 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.18%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.18%) GPG13
6 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.18%) JSP 440
System Software
1 178 (32.54%) Active Directory
2 69 (12.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 36 (6.58%) VMware ESXi
4 31 (5.67%) vSphere
5 27 (4.94%) Hyper-V
6 19 (3.47%) XenDesktop
6 19 (3.47%) XenServer
7 17 (3.11%) Oracle RAC
8 12 (2.19%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 10 (1.83%) Virtual Machines
10 9 (1.65%) Microsoft App-V
11 8 (1.46%) Terminal Services
11 8 (1.46%) Virtual Servers
11 8 (1.46%) XenApp
12 7 (1.28%) BitLocker
13 4 (0.73%) Docker
14 3 (0.55%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 3 (0.55%) ProxySG
14 3 (0.55%) vCloud
15 2 (0.37%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 35 (6.40%) SCCM
2 17 (3.11%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 14 (2.56%) Puppet
3 14 (2.56%) SCOM
4 10 (1.83%) vRealize
5 8 (1.46%) McAfee ePO
6 7 (1.28%) NetBackup
6 7 (1.28%) Oracle RMAN
7 6 (1.10%) AirWatch
8 5 (0.91%) Data Guard
8 5 (0.91%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
8 5 (0.91%) Microsoft Clustering
8 5 (0.91%) WSUS
9 4 (0.73%) Ansible
9 4 (0.73%) Opscode Chef
9 4 (0.73%) Oracle Identity Management
9 4 (0.73%) QRadar
9 4 (0.73%) vCenter Server
10 3 (0.55%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 3 (0.55%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 207 (37.84%) Microsoft
2 154 (28.15%) VMware
3 65 (11.88%) Oracle
4 56 (10.24%) HP
5 47 (8.59%) Citrix
6 41 (7.50%) Cisco
7 38 (6.95%) Red Hat
8 25 (4.57%) CA
9 23 (4.20%) McAfee
10 20 (3.66%) Remedy
11 18 (3.29%) NetApp
12 15 (2.74%) IBM
12 15 (2.74%) Lumension
13 10 (1.83%) Juniper
14 9 (1.65%) F5
15 8 (1.46%) BMC
15 8 (1.46%) ServiceNow
15 8 (1.46%) Splunk
16 7 (1.28%) CheckPoint
16 7 (1.28%) Veritas
Fareham, Hampshire
Cloud Computing International
Rate: £350 - £450 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £385 - £430.00 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Randstad Technologies
Posted: 6 days ago
Basingstoke
Spectrum IT
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Basingstoke
Spectrum IT
Posted: 24 days ago
Basingstoke
Spectrum IT
Posted: 13 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Posted: 17 days ago
Basingstoke
Spectrum IT
Posted: 26 days ago