Period
to 10 December 2018

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 10 December 2018 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
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 5 2 5
Rank change year-on-year -3 +3 -1
Contract jobs citing Windows 698 671 621
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 18.17% 19.01% 16.30%
As % of the Operating Systems category 66.29% 66.77% 59.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 400 411 380
Hampshire median daily rate £409 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.00% +4.17% +6.27%
10th Percentile £171 £143 £213
90th Percentile £575 £500 £588
South East median daily rate £375 £351 £350
% change year-on-year +6.99% +0.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 54 59
Hampshire median hourly rate £15.51 £14.83 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.59% +5.93% -12.50%
10th Percentile £10.08 £10.40 £10.43
90th Percentile £49.35 £41.34 £49.46
South East median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year -3.03% +10.00% -14.29%

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 1,053 1,005 1,037
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 27.41% 28.48% 27.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 614 607 631
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +3.45%
10th Percentile £213 £161 £250
90th Percentile £574 £500 £550
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 100 67 64
Hampshire median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £14.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +35.59% -15.71%
10th Percentile £10.25 £10.40 £10.65
90th Percentile £50.03 £47.73 £49.46
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.38
% change year-on-year - +6.87% -10.79%

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 10 December 2018.

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 10 December 2018.

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 10 December 2018. 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 +4 94 £390 -2.50% 26
Southampton -5 89 £375 +25.00% 27
Portsmouth -1 83 £400 +6.67% 28
Winchester -2 63 £428 +14.00% 7
Havant +7 54 £413 -8.33% 1
Fareham -3 51 £475 - 15
Hook -2 35 £400 +15.61% 6
Farnborough +2 32 £413 +17.86% 24
Fleet -1 21 £328 +2.53% 1
Andover -6 12 £408 +8.67% 1
Gosport -8 10 £500 - 2
Eastleigh -6 4 £145 -58.57% 8
Aldershot -7 4 £356 +18.75%
Yateley - 4 £154 - 2
Romsey - 3 £123 -
Wallington 0 1 £513 -
Petersfield -3 1 £175 +29.63%
Ringwood - 1 - -
Southsea - 1 - -
Windows
South East

For the 6 months to 10 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Windows 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.

1 280 (40.11%) Microsoft
2 253 (36.25%) Active Directory
3 225 (32.23%) VMware
4 222 (31.81%) Windows Server
5 191 (27.36%) Linux
6 176 (25.21%) Security Cleared
7 167 (23.93%) Windows 10
8 137 (19.63%) SC Cleared
9 135 (19.34%) Microsoft Azure
10 133 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
11 114 (16.33%) Citrix
12 113 (16.19%) SCCM
13 107 (15.33%) SQL
14 99 (14.18%) ITIL
15 98 (14.04%) Agile Software Development
16 95 (13.61%) PowerShell
17 93 (13.32%) Windows 7
17 93 (13.32%) Windows Server 2012
18 92 (13.18%) Office 365
18 92 (13.18%) SQL Server
19 91 (13.04%) Oracle
20 86 (12.32%) DNS
20 86 (12.32%) Migration
20 86 (12.32%) Hyper-V
21 80 (11.46%) Windows Server 2008
22 74 (10.60%) Microsoft Office
23 69 (9.89%) Unix
23 69 (9.89%) Cisco
23 69 (9.89%) Firewall
24 66 (9.46%) IaaS

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 44 (6.30%) SharePoint
2 43 (6.16%) IIS
3 30 (4.30%) Skype for Business
4 28 (4.01%) MS Exchange
5 27 (3.87%) Apache
6 19 (2.72%) Confluence
7 16 (2.29%) Tomcat
8 11 (1.58%) BizTalk Server
9 7 (1.00%) SharePoint Server
10 6 (0.86%) nginx
11 5 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2010
11 5 (0.72%) GlassFish
11 5 (0.72%) JBoss
12 3 (0.43%) CMS
12 3 (0.43%) GemFire
12 3 (0.43%) Moodle
12 3 (0.43%) Oracle Application Server
12 3 (0.43%) SharePoint 2010
13 2 (0.29%) Drupal
13 2 (0.29%) WordPress
Applications
1 74 (10.60%) Microsoft Office
2 20 (2.87%) Microsoft Excel
3 14 (2.01%) Microsoft Project
4 6 (0.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.29%) InfoPath
5 2 (0.29%) NUKE
5 2 (0.29%) SOLIDWORKS
5 2 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (1.43%) Remedy ITSM
2 8 (1.15%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.14%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.14%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.14%) SAP BPC
3 1 (0.14%) SAP GTS
3 1 (0.14%) SAP IBP
3 1 (0.14%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (0.14%) Towers Watson Igloo
Cloud Services
1 135 (19.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 92 (13.18%) Office 365
3 66 (9.46%) IaaS
4 62 (8.88%) PaaS
5 58 (8.31%) Amazon AWS
6 35 (5.01%) SaaS
7 25 (3.58%) Azure Active Directory
8 20 (2.87%) GitHub
9 17 (2.44%) Cloud Computing
10 12 (1.72%) Boomi
11 10 (1.43%) Yammer
12 5 (0.72%) OneDrive
13 4 (0.57%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 4 (0.57%) npm
14 3 (0.43%) Datadog
14 3 (0.43%) Google Cloud Platform
15 2 (0.29%) Adobe Creative Cloud
15 2 (0.29%) AWS CloudFormation
15 2 (0.29%) G Suite
15 2 (0.29%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 86 (12.32%) DNS
2 69 (9.89%) Firewall
3 52 (7.45%) SAN
4 50 (7.16%) NetScaler
5 45 (6.45%) DHCP
6 35 (5.01%) LAN
7 32 (4.58%) Skype
8 27 (3.87%) iSCSI
9 21 (3.01%) SNMP
9 21 (3.01%) WAN
10 19 (2.72%) VPN
11 18 (2.58%) Internet
12 15 (2.15%) SMTP
12 15 (2.15%) SSL
13 14 (2.01%) TCP/IP
13 14 (2.01%) VLAN
14 11 (1.58%) Fibre Channel
15 10 (1.43%) Network Security
15 10 (1.43%) Wireless
16 9 (1.29%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 92 (13.18%) SQL Server
2 30 (4.30%) Oracle Database
3 22 (3.15%) SQL Server 2008
4 21 (3.01%) Amazon RDS
4 21 (3.01%) Relational Database
5 20 (2.87%) PostgreSQL
6 17 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
7 14 (2.01%) MySQL
7 14 (2.01%) Oracle Database 10g
8 10 (1.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 9 (1.29%) DB2
9 9 (1.29%) Oracle Database 11g
10 8 (1.15%) Oracle Database 12c
10 8 (1.15%) SQL Server 2005
11 6 (0.86%) RDBMS
11 6 (0.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 5 (0.72%) MongoDB
12 5 (0.72%) NoSQL
12 5 (0.72%) Oracle Reports
12 5 (0.72%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 62 (8.88%) Jenkins
2 52 (7.45%) Git (software)
3 34 (4.87%) Subversion
4 29 (4.15%) Visual Studio
5 24 (3.44%) Selenium
6 22 (3.15%) JIRA
7 16 (2.29%) Team Foundation Server
8 14 (2.01%) Octopus Deploy
9 13 (1.86%) Eclipse
9 13 (1.86%) MSI
10 12 (1.72%) NetBeans
11 11 (1.58%) Vagrant
12 8 (1.15%) InstallShield
12 8 (1.15%) LoadRunner
12 8 (1.15%) Toad
13 6 (0.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 5 (0.72%) HP UFT
14 5 (0.72%) JUnit
14 5 (0.72%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 3 (0.43%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 22 (3.15%) Finance
2 16 (2.29%) Telecoms
3 14 (2.01%) Military
4 6 (0.86%) Manufacturing
5 3 (0.43%) Aerospace
5 3 (0.43%) Games
5 3 (0.43%) Retail
6 2 (0.29%) Avionics
6 2 (0.29%) Back Office
6 2 (0.29%) Electronics
6 2 (0.29%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.29%) Publishing
7 1 (0.14%) Banking
7 1 (0.14%) French Language
7 1 (0.14%) Legal
Job Titles
1 68 (9.74%) Analyst
2 67 (9.60%) Developer
3 53 (7.59%) Architect
3 53 (7.59%) Support Engineer
4 46 (6.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 36 (5.16%) IT Support
6 35 (5.01%) DevOps Engineer
7 32 (4.58%) Infrastructure Architect
7 32 (4.58%) Support Analyst
8 31 (4.44%) 2nd Line Support
8 31 (4.44%) Windows Engineer
9 30 (4.30%) Project Manager
10 29 (4.15%) Desktop Support
11 25 (3.58%) Wintel Engineer
12 22 (3.15%) IT Engineer
13 21 (3.01%) Automation Engineer
13 21 (3.01%) Consultant
13 21 (3.01%) Desktop Engineer
14 18 (2.58%) Service Analyst
14 18 (2.58%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (6.45%) .NET
1 45 (6.45%) Middleware
2 41 (5.87%) HTML
3 35 (5.01%) CSS
4 31 (4.44%) Web Services
5 30 (4.30%) jQuery
6 26 (3.72%) XML
7 23 (3.30%) ASP.NET
8 21 (3.01%) .NET Framework
9 20 (2.87%) Ajax
9 20 (2.87%) SOAP
10 17 (2.44%) Entity Framework
11 16 (2.29%) ASP.NET Web API
11 16 (2.29%) JSON
11 16 (2.29%) REST
12 13 (1.86%) LDAP
12 13 (1.86%) WCF
13 12 (1.72%) ASP.NET MVC
14 11 (1.58%) AngularJS
14 11 (1.58%) RequireJS
Miscellaneous
1 60 (8.60%) Analytical Skills
2 38 (5.44%) PKI
3 36 (5.16%) Self-Motivation
4 32 (4.58%) Management Information System
5 25 (3.58%) Clustering
6 24 (3.44%) Data Centre
6 24 (3.44%) Hybrid Cloud
6 24 (3.44%) Public Cloud
7 15 (2.15%) Driving Licence
8 14 (2.01%) Enterprise Software
8 14 (2.01%) Fat Client
8 14 (2.01%) Thin Client
9 10 (1.43%) CMDB
10 8 (1.15%) Replication
10 8 (1.15%) Virtual Team
10 8 (1.15%) W3C
11 6 (0.86%) Client/Server
11 6 (0.86%) User Experience
12 5 (0.72%) DataPower
12 5 (0.72%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 222 (31.81%) Windows Server
2 191 (27.36%) Linux
3 167 (23.93%) Windows 10
4 93 (13.32%) Windows 7
4 93 (13.32%) Windows Server 2012
5 80 (11.46%) Windows Server 2008
6 69 (9.89%) Unix
7 46 (6.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 29 (4.15%) Windows Server 2003
8 29 (4.15%) Windows XP
9 25 (3.58%) AIX
10 17 (2.44%) CentOS
11 13 (1.86%) Windows 8
12 12 (1.72%) Solaris
13 10 (1.43%) Android
14 9 (1.29%) Apple iOS
15 7 (1.00%) Data ONTAP
16 6 (0.86%) Ubuntu
17 5 (0.72%) Check Point GAiA
18 4 (0.57%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (14.18%) ITIL
2 98 (14.04%) Agile Software Development
3 86 (12.32%) Migration
4 65 (9.31%) DevOps
5 63 (9.03%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 48 (6.88%) Configuration Management
7 44 (6.30%) Network Design
8 41 (5.87%) Problem-Solving
9 39 (5.59%) Service Management
10 38 (5.44%) High Availability
11 36 (5.16%) Scrum
12 34 (4.87%) Continuous Integration
13 29 (4.15%) Application Packaging
13 29 (4.15%) Data Protection
14 28 (4.01%) Software Delivery
15 27 (3.87%) Technical Leadership
16 23 (3.30%) MVC
17 22 (3.15%) Continuous Delivery
17 22 (3.15%) Project Management
18 21 (3.01%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 107 (15.33%) SQL
2 95 (13.61%) PowerShell
3 40 (5.73%) JavaScript
4 39 (5.59%) Java
5 38 (5.44%) C#
6 34 (4.87%) Python
7 21 (3.01%) Bash Shell
8 17 (2.44%) VB
9 14 (2.01%) Perl
9 14 (2.01%) Ruby
10 11 (1.58%) C
10 11 (1.58%) PHP
10 11 (1.58%) Shell Script
10 11 (1.58%) VBScript
11 9 (1.29%) PL/SQL
12 8 (1.15%) C++
12 8 (1.15%) T-SQL
13 5 (0.72%) F#
14 4 (0.57%) Tcl
15 3 (0.43%) Jython
Qualifications
1 176 (25.21%) Security Cleared
2 137 (19.63%) SC Cleared
3 33 (4.73%) Microsoft Certification
4 31 (4.44%) DV Cleared
5 28 (4.01%) Degree
6 24 (3.44%) MCSE
7 17 (2.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 16 (2.29%) MCSA
9 15 (2.15%) Citrix Certification
10 12 (1.72%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 10 (1.43%) CCA
12 8 (1.15%) Cisco Certification
13 7 (1.00%) DBS Check
13 7 (1.00%) NCDA
13 7 (1.00%) NCSIE
14 6 (0.86%) VCP6
15 5 (0.72%) CCNP
15 5 (0.72%) CCSE
15 5 (0.72%) ISEB
15 5 (0.72%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (2.72%) SLA
2 6 (0.86%) QA
3 4 (0.57%) GDPR
4 2 (0.29%) GPG13
4 2 (0.29%) ISO 22301
4 2 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27005
4 2 (0.29%) JSP 440
4 2 (0.29%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.14%) FIPS 140-2
5 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 253 (36.25%) Active Directory
2 133 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 86 (12.32%) Hyper-V
4 54 (7.74%) Microsoft App-V
5 46 (6.59%) XenApp
6 44 (6.30%) vSphere
7 42 (6.02%) XenDesktop
8 33 (4.73%) VMware ESXi
9 15 (2.15%) Oracle RAC
9 15 (2.15%) Virtual Machines
9 15 (2.15%) XenServer
10 13 (1.86%) NFS
11 12 (1.72%) DFS Replication
11 12 (1.72%) Docker
12 7 (1.00%) Firmware
12 7 (1.00%) Virtual Servers
13 5 (0.72%) BitLocker
13 5 (0.72%) vCloud
14 4 (0.57%) Dovecot
14 4 (0.57%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 113 (16.19%) SCCM
2 53 (7.59%) Puppet
3 50 (7.16%) Ansible
4 46 (6.59%) SCOM
5 37 (5.30%) Microsoft Intune
6 31 (4.44%) Terraform
7 23 (3.30%) Kubernetes
8 21 (3.01%) Opscode Chef
9 19 (2.72%) Packer
10 16 (2.29%) Data Guard
11 15 (2.15%) OpenView Configuration Management
12 14 (2.01%) vCenter Server
13 13 (1.86%) SCOrch
14 12 (1.72%) CloudForms
14 12 (1.72%) Failover Clustering
15 10 (1.43%) AirWatch
15 10 (1.43%) WSUS
16 9 (1.29%) HAProxy
17 7 (1.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
17 7 (1.00%) vRealize
Vendors
1 280 (40.11%) Microsoft
2 225 (32.23%) VMware
3 114 (16.33%) Citrix
4 91 (13.04%) Oracle
5 69 (9.89%) Cisco
6 47 (6.73%) HP
7 44 (6.30%) Red Hat
8 35 (5.01%) Dell
9 32 (4.58%) ServiceNow
10 26 (3.72%) IBM
11 22 (3.15%) CA
12 21 (3.01%) Juniper
13 20 (2.87%) Atlassian
14 17 (2.44%) McAfee
15 16 (2.29%) 3PAR
15 16 (2.29%) Apple
15 16 (2.29%) Remedy
15 16 (2.29%) SolarWinds
16 15 (2.15%) BMC
16 15 (2.15%) SAP