Period
to 18 November 2017

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 6 months to 18 November 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 2 4 3
Rank change year-on-year +2 -1 0
Contract jobs citing Windows 666 640 766
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 18.91% 16.44% 17.21%
As % of the Operating Systems category 67.07% 57.92% 59.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 412 410 440
Hampshire median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £143 £216 £218
90th Percentile £500 £600 £475
South East median daily rate £361 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +3.21% - +8.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 61 91
Hampshire median hourly rate £16.27 £14.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.19% -9.38% +6.67%
10th Percentile £10.40 £10.50 £11.25
90th Percentile £41.45 £49.46 £47.50
South East median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +10.00% -14.29% +16.67%

Windows 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 993 1105 1291
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 28.19% 28.39% 29.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 601 673 758
Hampshire median daily rate £388 £380 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.97% +4.83% +5.66%
10th Percentile £163 £250 £250
90th Percentile £500 £549 £487
South East median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.67% +3.45% +6.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 66 119
Hampshire median hourly rate £21.63 £15.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.20% -14.29% +9.38%
10th Percentile £10.40 £10.75 £11.79
90th Percentile £48.09 £49.46 £47.83
South East median hourly rate £17.77 £17.06 £18.43
% change year-on-year +4.16% -7.42% +18.89%

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

Job postings citing Windows as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hampshire.

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 6 months to 18 November 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 6 months to 18 November 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 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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 0 96 £375 +44.23% 9
Southampton +1 95 £300 -6.25% 19
Winchester +14 65 £370 -13.95% 2
Portsmouth -3 64 £375 -20.21% 3
Fareham +2 50 £463 -13.35% 7
Hook +2 49 £346 +4.85%
Havant -1 20 £450 +12.50% 4
Farnborough -5 14 £210 -50.82% 1
Andover +19 12 £348 -0.71% 2
Eastleigh +8 11 £350 +7.69% 4
Petersfield - 11 £135 -
Aldershot +4 8 £300 -
Fleet -8 3 £298 +1.19% 2
Bordon - 2 £145 -
Waterlooville - 2 £158 - 1
Gosport +8 1 - -
Wallington - 1 - -
Windows
South East

For the 6 months to 18 November 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.

1 258 (38.74%) Microsoft
2 249 (37.39%) Active Directory
3 207 (31.08%) Windows Server
4 205 (30.78%) VMware
5 179 (26.88%) Security Cleared
6 155 (23.27%) Linux
7 132 (19.82%) Windows 10
8 125 (18.77%) Windows Server 2008
9 121 (18.17%) SC Cleared
10 109 (16.37%) Windows Server 2012
11 102 (15.32%) PowerShell
12 99 (14.86%) SQL Server
13 92 (13.81%) Windows 7
14 91 (13.66%) ITIL
15 88 (13.21%) Firewall
16 87 (13.06%) VMware Infrastructure
17 86 (12.91%) Office 365
18 83 (12.46%) Citrix
19 76 (11.41%) MS Exchange
20 75 (11.26%) SQL
21 69 (10.36%) Microsoft Office
22 67 (10.06%) Oracle
22 67 (10.06%) Hyper-V
23 65 (9.76%) Skype for Business
24 59 (8.86%) .NET
25 58 (8.71%) Migration
26 54 (8.11%) Web Services
27 53 (7.96%) JavaScript
27 53 (7.96%) TCP/IP
27 53 (7.96%) WAN

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 76 (11.41%) MS Exchange
2 65 (9.76%) Skype for Business
3 39 (5.86%) SharePoint
4 37 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
5 18 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2013
6 17 (2.55%) Apache
7 13 (1.95%) IIS
8 11 (1.65%) Elasticsearch
9 9 (1.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 7 (1.05%) JBoss
11 6 (0.90%) nginx
12 4 (0.60%) Documentum
12 4 (0.60%) Oracle Service Bus
13 3 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2003
13 3 (0.45%) Tomcat
14 2 (0.30%) Cloud Foundry
14 2 (0.30%) Office Communications Server
14 2 (0.30%) OpenStack
15 1 (0.15%) Kentico
15 1 (0.15%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 69 (10.36%) Microsoft Office
2 18 (2.70%) MS Visio
3 17 (2.55%) Microsoft Excel
4 13 (1.95%) Acrobat
4 13 (1.95%) PaintShop Pro
5 12 (1.80%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (1.05%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (0.60%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (0.60%) Oracle Utilities
3 3 (0.45%) Siebel CRM
4 1 (0.15%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.15%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 86 (12.91%) Office 365
2 43 (6.46%) PaaS
3 41 (6.16%) IaaS
4 35 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
5 14 (2.10%) Amazon AWS
6 9 (1.35%) Azure Active Directory
6 9 (1.35%) SaaS
7 6 (0.90%) OneDrive
8 4 (0.60%) Boomi
9 1 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.15%) G Suite
9 1 (0.15%) npm
9 1 (0.15%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 88 (13.21%) Firewall
2 53 (7.96%) TCP/IP
2 53 (7.96%) WAN
3 51 (7.66%) DNS
4 48 (7.21%) NetScaler
5 47 (7.06%) LAN
6 33 (4.95%) VPN
7 28 (4.20%) SAN
8 25 (3.75%) Skype
9 24 (3.60%) DHCP
10 16 (2.40%) VoIP
11 15 (2.25%) Network Security
12 13 (1.95%) PuTTY
12 13 (1.95%) WinSCP
12 13 (1.95%) Wireless
13 12 (1.80%) LDAP
14 11 (1.65%) Internet
15 9 (1.35%) IP Telephony
16 8 (1.20%) CTI
17 7 (1.05%) PSTN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 99 (14.86%) SQL Server
2 22 (3.30%) Oracle Database
3 18 (2.70%) MySQL
4 16 (2.40%) Oracle Database 11g
5 13 (1.95%) Oracle Database 10g
5 13 (1.95%) SQL Server 2012
6 11 (1.65%) SQL Server 2016
7 9 (1.35%) Relational Database
8 7 (1.05%) Oracle Reports
8 7 (1.05%) SQL Server 2008
9 6 (0.90%) DB2
10 4 (0.60%) NoSQL
10 4 (0.60%) Oracle Database 12c
11 3 (0.45%) Big Data
11 3 (0.45%) SAP HANA
11 3 (0.45%) SQLPlus
12 2 (0.30%) MongoDB
12 2 (0.30%) MS Access
12 2 (0.30%) SQL Server 2005
13 1 (0.15%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 41 (6.16%) Git (software)
2 28 (4.20%) MSI
2 28 (4.20%) Team Foundation Server
3 25 (3.75%) Visual Studio
4 22 (3.30%) Eclipse
5 18 (2.70%) Selenium
6 17 (2.55%) SoapUI
7 15 (2.25%) Subversion
8 14 (2.10%) HP UFT
9 13 (1.95%) Ant
9 13 (1.95%) Oracle APEX
9 13 (1.95%) SpecFlow
9 13 (1.95%) TestNG
10 11 (1.65%) LoadRunner
11 10 (1.50%) WiX
12 9 (1.35%) AdminStudio
12 9 (1.35%) Jenkins
13 8 (1.20%) JUnit
13 8 (1.20%) NuGet
14 7 (1.05%) JIRA
General
1 36 (5.41%) Finance
2 10 (1.50%) Retail
2 10 (1.50%) Telecoms
3 9 (1.35%) Military
4 5 (0.75%) Back Office
5 4 (0.60%) Banking
5 4 (0.60%) Electronics
6 3 (0.45%) Aerospace
6 3 (0.45%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.15%) Advertising
7 1 (0.15%) Local Government
7 1 (0.15%) Marketing
7 1 (0.15%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 81 (12.16%) Analyst
2 76 (11.41%) Developer
3 59 (8.86%) Support Engineer
4 47 (7.06%) Architect
5 43 (6.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 37 (5.56%) Desktop Support
7 36 (5.41%) Consultant
8 33 (4.95%) 2nd Line Support
9 32 (4.80%) Designer
9 32 (4.80%) Solutions Designer
10 29 (4.35%) Service Analyst
11 28 (4.20%) Service Desk Analyst
11 28 (4.20%) Windows Engineer
12 22 (3.30%) .NET Developer
13 21 (3.15%) Project Manager
13 21 (3.15%) Support Analyst
14 18 (2.70%) Administrator
14 18 (2.70%) Infrastructure Support
15 17 (2.55%) Build Engineer
16 16 (2.40%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (8.86%) .NET
2 54 (8.11%) Web Services
3 40 (6.01%) HTML
4 33 (4.95%) CSS
5 26 (3.90%) XML
6 24 (3.60%) SOAP
7 22 (3.30%) AngularJS
7 22 (3.30%) jQuery
8 19 (2.85%) Ajax
9 16 (2.40%) ASP.NET
10 15 (2.25%) ASP.NET Web API
10 15 (2.25%) WCF
11 13 (1.95%) Node.js
12 11 (1.65%) Middleware
13 10 (1.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 9 (1.35%) Angular 2
14 9 (1.35%) HTML5
15 8 (1.20%) J2SE
15 8 (1.20%) Java RMI
15 8 (1.20%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 43 (6.46%) Analytical Skills
2 39 (5.86%) Management Information System
3 17 (2.55%) Data Centre
4 14 (2.10%) User Experience
5 13 (1.95%) Linux Command Line
6 11 (1.65%) CMDB
7 10 (1.50%) iPad
8 8 (1.20%) Blackberry
8 8 (1.20%) Derivative
8 8 (1.20%) Replication
9 7 (1.05%) Clustering
9 7 (1.05%) Mobile App
10 6 (0.90%) Computer Science
10 6 (0.90%) iPhone
10 6 (0.90%) Smartphone
11 5 (0.75%) SWIFT
12 4 (0.60%) PKI
12 4 (0.60%) Private Cloud
13 3 (0.45%) PDA
13 3 (0.45%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 207 (31.08%) Windows Server
2 155 (23.27%) Linux
3 132 (19.82%) Windows 10
4 125 (18.77%) Windows Server 2008
5 109 (16.37%) Windows Server 2012
6 92 (13.81%) Windows 7
7 39 (5.86%) Unix
8 35 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 35 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
9 29 (4.35%) Apple iOS
10 24 (3.60%) Windows 8
11 22 (3.30%) Windows XP
12 20 (3.00%) Windows Vista
13 18 (2.70%) Android
14 17 (2.55%) AIX
15 6 (0.90%) Solaris
16 5 (0.75%) Windows 2000
16 5 (0.75%) Windows NT
17 2 (0.30%) Mac OS
17 2 (0.30%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (13.66%) ITIL
2 58 (8.71%) Migration
3 49 (7.36%) Agile Software Development
4 47 (7.06%) SDLC
5 36 (5.41%) TOGAF
6 34 (5.11%) Service Management
7 28 (4.20%) Test Automation
8 26 (3.90%) Collaborative Working
9 25 (3.75%) DevOps
10 24 (3.60%) Software Engineering
11 23 (3.45%) Service Delivery
12 21 (3.15%) TDD
13 20 (3.00%) MVC
13 20 (3.00%) OOD
14 19 (2.85%) Configuration Management
15 18 (2.70%) Project Management
15 18 (2.70%) Stakeholder Management
16 17 (2.55%) System Integration Testing
17 16 (2.40%) SOA
18 15 (2.25%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 102 (15.32%) PowerShell
2 75 (11.26%) SQL
3 53 (7.96%) JavaScript
4 43 (6.46%) C#
5 37 (5.56%) Java
6 23 (3.45%) C++
7 16 (2.40%) Python
8 13 (1.95%) F#
8 13 (1.95%) PHP
9 12 (1.80%) T-SQL
9 12 (1.80%) TypeScript
9 12 (1.80%) VBScript
10 10 (1.50%) Ruby
11 9 (1.35%) C
12 8 (1.20%) VB.NET
13 6 (0.90%) Bash Shell
14 4 (0.60%) Ada
15 3 (0.45%) Perl
16 2 (0.30%) VBA
17 1 (0.15%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 179 (26.88%) Security Cleared
2 121 (18.17%) SC Cleared
3 48 (7.21%) DV Cleared
4 26 (3.90%) Degree
5 25 (3.75%) Microsoft Certification
6 18 (2.70%) MCSE
7 14 (2.10%) ISEB
8 10 (1.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 9 (1.35%) Cisco Certification
9 9 (1.35%) CISSP
10 8 (1.20%) BPSS Clearance
10 8 (1.20%) CCNA
10 8 (1.20%) ISEB Practitioner
11 7 (1.05%) A+ Certification
11 7 (1.05%) CCNP
11 7 (1.05%) MCSA
12 5 (0.75%) ITIL Certification
13 4 (0.60%) CEH
13 4 (0.60%) GIAC
13 4 (0.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (2.70%) QA
2 15 (2.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 14 (2.10%) SLA
4 5 (0.75%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.30%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.30%) MIL-STD-1553
6 1 (0.15%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.15%) PMO
6 1 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 249 (37.39%) Active Directory
2 87 (13.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 67 (10.06%) Hyper-V
4 49 (7.36%) VMware ESXi
5 40 (6.01%) vSphere
6 39 (5.86%) XenDesktop
7 38 (5.71%) XenServer
8 20 (3.00%) Microsoft App-V
9 10 (1.50%) XenApp
10 8 (1.20%) Oracle RAC
11 7 (1.05%) Virtual Machines
11 7 (1.05%) Virtual Servers
12 5 (0.75%) Docker
13 4 (0.60%) BitLocker
13 4 (0.60%) VMware NSX
14 3 (0.45%) Firmware
14 3 (0.45%) VMware Workstation
15 2 (0.30%) Virtual Desktop
15 2 (0.30%) Xen
16 1 (0.15%) KVM
Systems Management
1 53 (7.96%) SCCM
2 24 (3.60%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 16 (2.40%) Puppet
4 11 (1.65%) AirWatch
5 9 (1.35%) McAfee ePO
5 9 (1.35%) Microsoft Intune
5 9 (1.35%) Norton AntiVirus
5 9 (1.35%) SCOM
6 7 (1.05%) NetBackup
6 7 (1.05%) Oracle RMAN
7 6 (0.90%) Ansible
7 6 (0.90%) HAProxy
7 6 (0.90%) WSUS
8 5 (0.75%) Microsoft Clustering
8 5 (0.75%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 4 (0.60%) Backup Exec
9 4 (0.60%) Oracle Identity Manager
9 4 (0.60%) vCenter Server
10 3 (0.45%) Oracle Identity Management
10 3 (0.45%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 258 (38.74%) Microsoft
2 205 (30.78%) VMware
3 83 (12.46%) Citrix
4 67 (10.06%) Oracle
5 51 (7.66%) HP
6 47 (7.06%) Cisco
7 30 (4.50%) McAfee
8 28 (4.20%) Red Hat
9 24 (3.60%) Lumension
10 20 (3.00%) Veeam
11 19 (2.85%) Software AG
11 19 (2.85%) Symantec
11 19 (2.85%) webMethods
12 17 (2.55%) ServiceNow
13 13 (1.95%) Adobe
13 13 (1.95%) EMC
13 13 (1.95%) SAP
14 11 (1.65%) Forcepoint
15 10 (1.50%) Sybase
16 8 (1.20%) CA