Period
to 23 January 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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 2 3 5
Rank change year-on-year +1 +2 -2
Contract jobs citing Windows 665 632 678
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 19.01% 17.65% 16.42%
As % of the Operating Systems category 66.97% 64.36% 56.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 393 396 406
Hampshire median daily rate £388 £370 £339
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.73% +9.23% +4.23%
10th Percentile £131 £238 £181
90th Percentile £525 £575 £498
South East median daily rate £358 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +2.14% - +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 53 76
Hampshire median hourly rate £17.38 £14.50 £15.93
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.83% -8.98% +8.00%
10th Percentile £10.03 £10.42 £11.00
90th Percentile £41.28 £49.46 £47.50
South East median hourly rate £16.64 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +10.92% -14.29% +12.90%

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 993 982 1,210
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 28.38% 27.43% 29.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 588 614 699
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £400 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.11% +3.97%
10th Percentile £150 £255 £225
90th Percentile £519 £546 £495
South East median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33% +8.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 58 107
Hampshire median hourly rate £20.00 £14.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.59% -15.71% +8.29%
10th Percentile £10.40 £10.50 £11.38
90th Percentile £47.85 £49.46 £47.83
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £16.18 £20.00
% change year-on-year +8.19% -19.13% +25.00%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 23 January 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 +4 109 £400 +26.98% 39
Southampton +1 72 £350 - 61
Portsmouth 0 66 £375 -9.09% 11
Winchester +8 62 £380 -15.56% 15
Fareham +4 61 £475 -12.64% 15
Hook +2 49 £453 +37.54% 3
Havant -2 27 £450 - 3
Andover +18 12 £375 +11.94% 2
Farnborough -7 12 £350 -5.41% 15
Petersfield - 12 £135 - 1
Eastleigh +8 11 £363 +11.54% 11
Aldershot +3 10 £300 - 4
Fleet -5 9 £300 -25.28% 3
Waterlooville - 4 £158 - 1
Bordon - 2 £145 - 1
Gosport +6 1 - - 2
Windows
South East

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 266 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 264 (39.70%) Microsoft
3 211 (31.73%) Security Cleared
4 209 (31.43%) Windows Server
5 199 (29.92%) VMware
6 151 (22.71%) Linux
7 145 (21.80%) SC Cleared
8 124 (18.65%) Windows 10
9 115 (17.29%) Windows Server 2008
10 108 (16.24%) PowerShell
10 108 (16.24%) Windows Server 2012
11 100 (15.04%) ITIL
12 99 (14.89%) Firewall
13 93 (13.98%) Citrix
14 90 (13.53%) Windows 7
15 88 (13.23%) Office 365
16 83 (12.48%) SQL Server
17 82 (12.33%) VMware Infrastructure
18 79 (11.88%) Microsoft Office
19 76 (11.43%) Oracle
19 76 (11.43%) MS Exchange
20 71 (10.68%) Hyper-V
21 68 (10.23%) SQL
22 65 (9.77%) Skype for Business
23 60 (9.02%) DV Cleared
24 59 (8.87%) PaaS
24 59 (8.87%) IaaS
25 58 (8.72%) HP
26 56 (8.42%) Cisco
27 53 (7.97%) SCCM

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 (11.43%) MS Exchange
2 65 (9.77%) Skype for Business
3 49 (7.37%) SharePoint
4 35 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
5 22 (3.31%) Exchange Server 2013
6 20 (3.01%) Apache
7 18 (2.71%) IIS
8 11 (1.65%) Elasticsearch
9 8 (1.20%) nginx
10 5 (0.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 5 (0.75%) WebSphere
11 4 (0.60%) JBoss
12 3 (0.45%) SharePoint Server
13 1 (0.15%) BizTalk Server
13 1 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2003
13 1 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2007
13 1 (0.15%) IBM Domino
13 1 (0.15%) Kentico
13 1 (0.15%) Tomcat
13 1 (0.15%) Umbraco
Applications
1 79 (11.88%) Microsoft Office
2 21 (3.16%) MS Visio
3 15 (2.26%) Microsoft Excel
4 14 (2.11%) Acrobat
4 14 (2.11%) PaintShop Pro
5 12 (1.80%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 5 (0.75%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.15%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 5 (0.75%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.45%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.15%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.15%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.15%) Oracle Utilities
3 1 (0.15%) SAP Hybris
3 1 (0.15%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 88 (13.23%) Office 365
2 59 (8.87%) IaaS
2 59 (8.87%) PaaS
3 38 (5.71%) Microsoft Azure
4 12 (1.80%) Azure Active Directory
5 11 (1.65%) Amazon AWS
6 7 (1.05%) SaaS
7 5 (0.75%) 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 99 (14.89%) Firewall
2 48 (7.22%) TCP/IP
3 47 (7.07%) NetScaler
4 45 (6.77%) DNS
5 44 (6.62%) VPN
5 44 (6.62%) WAN
6 36 (5.41%) LAN
7 29 (4.36%) Skype
8 21 (3.16%) SAN
9 20 (3.01%) DHCP
10 16 (2.41%) Network Security
10 16 (2.41%) VoIP
11 14 (2.11%) Internet
11 14 (2.11%) PuTTY
11 14 (2.11%) WinSCP
12 13 (1.95%) Wireless
13 12 (1.80%) Cisco ASA
13 12 (1.80%) IP Telephony
14 8 (1.20%) CTI
14 8 (1.20%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (12.48%) SQL Server
2 24 (3.61%) MySQL
3 23 (3.46%) Oracle Database
4 19 (2.86%) SQL Server 2016
5 18 (2.71%) Oracle Database 11g
6 15 (2.26%) Oracle Database 10g
7 14 (2.11%) SQL Server 2012
8 12 (1.80%) DB2
9 6 (0.90%) Oracle Reports
10 4 (0.60%) Oracle Database 12c
10 4 (0.60%) SQLPlus
11 3 (0.45%) Big Data
12 2 (0.30%) Data Warehouse
13 1 (0.15%) BusinessObjects
13 1 (0.15%) Crystal Reports
13 1 (0.15%) PowerCenter
13 1 (0.15%) RDBMS
13 1 (0.15%) Relational Database
13 1 (0.15%) SAP HANA
13 1 (0.15%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 38 (5.71%) Git (software)
2 32 (4.81%) MSI
3 24 (3.61%) Jenkins
4 23 (3.46%) Team Foundation Server
5 18 (2.71%) Eclipse
6 14 (2.11%) Ant
6 14 (2.11%) Oracle APEX
6 14 (2.11%) Selenium
6 14 (2.11%) SoapUI
6 14 (2.11%) TestNG
7 13 (1.95%) HP UFT
7 13 (1.95%) SpecFlow
8 11 (1.65%) Visual Studio
9 10 (1.50%) WiX
10 9 (1.35%) AdminStudio
10 9 (1.35%) LoadRunner
10 9 (1.35%) Subversion
11 8 (1.20%) NuGet
12 5 (0.75%) JIRA
13 4 (0.60%) JUnit
General
1 31 (4.66%) Finance
2 9 (1.35%) Military
3 6 (0.90%) Manufacturing
3 6 (0.90%) Retail
3 6 (0.90%) Telecoms
4 5 (0.75%) Banking
4 5 (0.75%) Legal
5 3 (0.45%) Electronics
5 3 (0.45%) French Language
5 3 (0.45%) German Language
5 3 (0.45%) Local Government
6 2 (0.30%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.15%) Advertising
7 1 (0.15%) Marketing
7 1 (0.15%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 77 (11.58%) Analyst
2 61 (9.17%) Developer
3 52 (7.82%) Support Engineer
4 47 (7.07%) Architect
5 37 (5.56%) Desktop Support
6 34 (5.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 32 (4.81%) Designer
7 32 (4.81%) Solutions Designer
8 29 (4.36%) 2nd Line Support
9 27 (4.06%) Service Analyst
9 27 (4.06%) Service Desk Analyst
10 23 (3.46%) Consultant
11 21 (3.16%) Build Engineer
11 21 (3.16%) IT Support
11 21 (3.16%) Project Manager
12 20 (3.01%) Administrator
12 20 (3.01%) Software Developer
13 18 (2.71%) Wintel Engineer
14 17 (2.56%) IT Analyst
14 17 (2.56%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (6.77%) .NET
2 42 (6.32%) Web Services
3 37 (5.56%) SOAP
4 24 (3.61%) HTML
5 21 (3.16%) CSS
6 16 (2.41%) XML
7 15 (2.26%) AngularJS
7 15 (2.26%) REST
8 12 (1.80%) ASP.NET
8 12 (1.80%) LDAP
9 11 (1.65%) jQuery
9 11 (1.65%) Middleware
9 11 (1.65%) Node.js
10 10 (1.50%) ASP.NET Web API
10 10 (1.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 10 (1.50%) WCF
11 8 (1.20%) Ajax
12 6 (0.90%) Angular 2
13 5 (0.75%) HTML5
13 5 (0.75%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 42 (6.32%) Management Information System
2 37 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (3.16%) CMDB
4 16 (2.41%) Derivative
5 13 (1.95%) Smartphone
6 12 (1.80%) Linux Command Line
6 12 (1.80%) PKI
7 11 (1.65%) iPad
8 10 (1.50%) Driving Licence
9 9 (1.35%) Clustering
9 9 (1.35%) Data Centre
10 7 (1.05%) iPhone
11 6 (0.90%) Replication
11 6 (0.90%) User Experience
12 5 (0.75%) SWIFT
12 5 (0.75%) Virtual Team
13 4 (0.60%) Blackberry
13 4 (0.60%) Enterprise Software
13 4 (0.60%) Mobile App
14 3 (0.45%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 209 (31.43%) Windows Server
2 151 (22.71%) Linux
3 124 (18.65%) Windows 10
4 115 (17.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 108 (16.24%) Windows Server 2012
6 90 (13.53%) Windows 7
7 51 (7.67%) Unix
8 34 (5.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 32 (4.81%) Windows Server 2003
10 24 (3.61%) Windows Vista
11 22 (3.31%) AIX
12 20 (3.01%) Apple iOS
13 17 (2.56%) Windows 8
14 16 (2.41%) Windows XP
15 10 (1.50%) Android
16 7 (1.05%) Solaris
17 6 (0.90%) Windows NT
18 5 (0.75%) Windows 2000
19 3 (0.45%) Debian
20 2 (0.30%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (15.04%) ITIL
2 50 (7.52%) Migration
3 46 (6.92%) Service Management
4 44 (6.62%) Collaborative Working
5 43 (6.47%) Agile Software Development
6 40 (6.02%) User Stories
7 36 (5.41%) TOGAF
8 31 (4.66%) Configuration Management
8 31 (4.66%) DevOps
9 24 (3.61%) Task Automation
10 23 (3.46%) Service Delivery
10 23 (3.46%) Test Automation
11 22 (3.31%) Software Engineering
12 21 (3.16%) Continuous Integration
12 21 (3.16%) SDLC
12 21 (3.16%) Workflow
13 20 (3.01%) Information Security
13 20 (3.01%) Stakeholder Management
14 19 (2.86%) Disaster Recovery
14 19 (2.86%) Runbook
Programming Languages
1 108 (16.24%) PowerShell
2 68 (10.23%) SQL
3 37 (5.56%) JavaScript
4 33 (4.96%) C#
5 28 (4.21%) Java
6 22 (3.31%) Python
7 20 (3.01%) C
7 20 (3.01%) C++
8 19 (2.86%) Ruby
9 16 (2.41%) T-SQL
10 14 (2.11%) Bash Shell
11 13 (1.95%) F#
11 13 (1.95%) VBScript
12 12 (1.80%) PHP
13 8 (1.20%) TypeScript
14 7 (1.05%) Ada
15 3 (0.45%) VB.NET
16 2 (0.30%) PL/SQL
17 1 (0.15%) ABAP
17 1 (0.15%) Perl
Qualifications
1 211 (31.73%) Security Cleared
2 145 (21.80%) SC Cleared
3 60 (9.02%) DV Cleared
4 25 (3.76%) Microsoft Certification
5 16 (2.41%) MCSE
6 15 (2.26%) Degree
7 9 (1.35%) ISEB
7 9 (1.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 8 (1.20%) CISSP
9 7 (1.05%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (1.05%) ITIL Certification
9 7 (1.05%) MCSA
10 6 (0.90%) CCNP
10 6 (0.90%) ISEB Practitioner
11 5 (0.75%) BPSS Clearance
11 5 (0.75%) CCNA
12 4 (0.60%) A+ Certification
12 4 (0.60%) CEH
12 4 (0.60%) CSSLP
12 4 (0.60%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (3.16%) SLA
2 19 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 15 (2.26%) QA
4 12 (1.80%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.30%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.30%) GDPR
5 2 (0.30%) MIL-STD-1553
5 2 (0.30%) PMO
6 1 (0.15%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.15%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 266 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 82 (12.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 71 (10.68%) Hyper-V
4 53 (7.97%) VMware ESXi
5 51 (7.67%) vSphere
6 38 (5.71%) XenServer
7 36 (5.41%) XenDesktop
8 24 (3.61%) Microsoft App-V
9 9 (1.35%) XenApp
10 5 (0.75%) Docker
10 5 (0.75%) Firmware
10 5 (0.75%) Oracle RAC
10 5 (0.75%) UAG
11 4 (0.60%) NFS
12 3 (0.45%) Virtual Machines
12 3 (0.45%) VMware Server
13 2 (0.30%) vCloud
13 2 (0.30%) Virtual Desktop
13 2 (0.30%) Virtual Servers
13 2 (0.30%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 53 (7.97%) SCCM
2 26 (3.91%) Puppet
3 23 (3.46%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 13 (1.95%) Microsoft Intune
5 12 (1.80%) McAfee ePO
6 11 (1.65%) SCOM
7 8 (1.20%) HAProxy
8 7 (1.05%) Ansible
8 7 (1.05%) Norton AntiVirus
8 7 (1.05%) Oracle RMAN
8 7 (1.05%) Tivoli
8 7 (1.05%) WSUS
9 6 (0.90%) NetBackup
10 5 (0.75%) AirWatch
10 5 (0.75%) Opscode Chef
11 4 (0.60%) Oracle Identity Manager
11 4 (0.60%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 3 (0.45%) Backup Exec
12 3 (0.45%) SCVMM
12 3 (0.45%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 264 (39.70%) Microsoft
2 199 (29.92%) VMware
3 93 (13.98%) Citrix
4 76 (11.43%) Oracle
5 58 (8.72%) HP
6 56 (8.42%) Cisco
7 34 (5.11%) McAfee
8 29 (4.36%) Red Hat
9 25 (3.76%) Lumension
10 21 (3.16%) ServiceNow
11 18 (2.71%) Veeam
12 17 (2.56%) Software AG
12 17 (2.56%) webMethods
13 15 (2.26%) Symantec
14 14 (2.11%) Adobe
15 12 (1.80%) CA
15 12 (1.80%) Forcepoint
16 11 (1.65%) Juniper
17 9 (1.35%) NetApp
18 8 (1.20%) Avaya