Period
to 20 March 2019

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 20 March 2019 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
20 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 5 3 3
Rank change year-on-year -2 0 +1
Contract jobs citing Windows 667 657 617
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 17.53% 18.08% 16.84%
As % of the Operating Systems category 58.82% 66.03% 65.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 418 354 376
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £400 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.11% +8.19%
10th Percentile £159 £135 £190
90th Percentile £575 £536 £525
South East median daily rate £375 £359 £350
% change year-on-year +4.46% +2.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 64 61
Hampshire median hourly rate £15.00 £19.25 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.08% +28.33% -4.91%
10th Percentile £10.00 £10.40 £10.50
90th Percentile £50.00 £45.00 £44.50
South East median hourly rate £15.00 £17.25 £15.00
% change year-on-year -13.04% +15.00% -7.06%

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 1,134 995 943
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 29.81% 27.39% 25.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 712 558 590
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £213 £175 £254
90th Percentile £575 £525 £525
South East median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +1.25% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 72 67
Hampshire median hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +33.33% -8.26%
10th Percentile £10.25 £10.40 £11.00
90th Percentile £50.50 £46.00 £44.05
South East median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £15.56
% change year-on-year -8.57% +12.50% -18.13%

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 20 March 2019.

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 20 March 2019.

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 20 March 2019. 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
Southampton -1 99 £350 -4.11% 28
Basingstoke -7 69 £383 -4.38% 34
Winchester 0 56 £413 - 2
Havant +5 52 £413 +3.13% 1
Portsmouth -8 52 £425 +13.33% 15
Farnborough +9 50 £419 +86.11% 12
Fareham -2 50 £450 -5.26% 19
Hook -2 38 £400 -15.57% 1
Aldershot -3 20 £419 +39.58% 1
Gosport - 19 £513 -
Fleet -10 13 £328 +5.84% 2
Eastleigh -2 6 £408 - 5
Andover -11 4 £413 +3.13% 3
Yateley - 4 £154 -
Petersfield 0 1 £175 +29.63% 1
Wallington - 1 - -
Alton - 1 - - 1
Lyndhurst - 1 - - 1
Windows
South East

For the 6 months to 20 March 2019, 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.

1 258 (38.68%) Microsoft
2 255 (38.23%) Active Directory
3 193 (28.94%) VMware
4 190 (28.49%) Windows Server
5 183 (27.44%) Windows 10
6 178 (26.69%) Linux
7 163 (24.44%) Security Cleared
8 144 (21.59%) Microsoft Azure
9 133 (19.94%) SC Cleared
9 133 (19.94%) SCCM
10 120 (17.99%) Office 365
11 107 (16.04%) ITIL
12 106 (15.89%) VMware Infrastructure
13 104 (15.59%) Citrix
14 99 (14.84%) PowerShell
15 88 (13.19%) SQL
16 86 (12.89%) Agile Software Development
17 84 (12.59%) Windows 7
18 82 (12.29%) DNS
18 82 (12.29%) Infrastructure Engineering
19 78 (11.69%) Windows Server 2008
19 78 (11.69%) Hyper-V
20 77 (11.54%) Migration
21 74 (11.09%) DevOps
22 65 (9.75%) Problem-Solving
22 65 (9.75%) SQL Server
23 61 (9.15%) Oracle
23 61 (9.15%) Microsoft Office
24 60 (9.00%) DHCP
24 60 (9.00%) Windows Server 2012

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 (7.35%) SharePoint
2 48 (7.20%) Skype for Business
3 34 (5.10%) IIS
4 24 (3.60%) MS Exchange
5 22 (3.30%) Confluence
6 21 (3.15%) Apache
7 10 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2010
8 6 (0.90%) Tomcat
9 5 (0.75%) BizTalk Server
9 5 (0.75%) CICS
9 5 (0.75%) SharePoint Server
10 4 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2013
10 4 (0.60%) JBoss
10 4 (0.60%) nginx
11 3 (0.45%) Elasticsearch
11 3 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2007
11 3 (0.45%) IBM Domino
11 3 (0.45%) Moodle
11 3 (0.45%) SharePoint 2013
11 3 (0.45%) WebSphere
Applications
1 61 (9.15%) Microsoft Office
2 17 (2.55%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (1.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.15%) Chatbot
4 1 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.30%) Payment Gateway
1 2 (0.30%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (0.30%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (0.15%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.15%) SAP BPC
2 1 (0.15%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.15%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.15%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (0.15%) SAP GTS
2 1 (0.15%) SAP IBP
Cloud Services
1 144 (21.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 120 (17.99%) Office 365
3 59 (8.85%) Amazon AWS
4 57 (8.55%) Azure Active Directory
5 35 (5.25%) IaaS
6 34 (5.10%) PaaS
7 19 (2.85%) GitHub
8 18 (2.70%) Cloud Computing
8 18 (2.70%) SaaS
9 10 (1.50%) Yammer
10 6 (0.90%) OpenShift
11 5 (0.75%) Boomi
11 5 (0.75%) OneDrive
12 4 (0.60%) Google Cloud Platform
13 3 (0.45%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 3 (0.45%) Datadog
13 3 (0.45%) G Suite
13 3 (0.45%) Google Drive
14 1 (0.15%) AWS CloudFormation
14 1 (0.15%) Azure Machine Learning
Communications & Networking
1 82 (12.29%) DNS
2 60 (9.00%) DHCP
3 50 (7.50%) Firewall
4 47 (7.05%) Skype
5 44 (6.60%) NetScaler
6 37 (5.55%) LAN
7 34 (5.10%) SAN
8 29 (4.35%) iSCSI
9 28 (4.20%) WAN
10 27 (4.05%) VLAN
11 19 (2.85%) Fibre Channel
12 17 (2.55%) Network Security
12 17 (2.55%) VPN
13 13 (1.95%) TCP/IP
14 12 (1.80%) SSL
15 11 (1.65%) Internet
16 10 (1.50%) Wireless
17 8 (1.20%) MPLS
17 8 (1.20%) SNMP
17 8 (1.20%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (9.75%) SQL Server
2 40 (6.00%) Oracle Database
3 21 (3.15%) Amazon RDS
4 19 (2.85%) PostgreSQL
4 19 (2.85%) Relational Database
5 13 (1.95%) RDBMS
6 12 (1.80%) Oracle Database 12c
6 12 (1.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 11 (1.65%) Oracle Database 11g
8 10 (1.50%) NoSQL
9 9 (1.35%) DB2
9 9 (1.35%) MySQL
9 9 (1.35%) SQL Server 2012
10 8 (1.20%) MariaDB
10 8 (1.20%) Oracle Database 10g
10 8 (1.20%) Power BI
11 7 (1.05%) Data Lake
11 7 (1.05%) HDInsight
12 5 (0.75%) SQL Server 2008
13 4 (0.60%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 45 (6.75%) Jenkins
2 41 (6.15%) Git (software)
3 33 (4.95%) JIRA
4 26 (3.90%) Subversion
5 19 (2.85%) Selenium
6 15 (2.25%) Visual Studio
7 11 (1.65%) Vagrant
8 9 (1.35%) MSI
8 9 (1.35%) Visual Studio Team System
9 8 (1.20%) Octopus Deploy
10 7 (1.05%) Team Foundation Server
11 6 (0.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 6 (0.90%) Eclipse
12 5 (0.75%) GitLab
13 4 (0.60%) Burp Suite
13 4 (0.60%) Oracle Forms
13 4 (0.60%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 4 (0.60%) sqlmap
13 4 (0.60%) TeamCity
13 4 (0.60%) Toad
General
1 20 (3.00%) Finance
1 20 (3.00%) Telecoms
2 9 (1.35%) Military
3 4 (0.60%) Aerospace
4 3 (0.45%) Publishing
5 2 (0.30%) Back Office
5 2 (0.30%) Local Government
6 1 (0.15%) Avionics
6 1 (0.15%) Electronics
6 1 (0.15%) French Language
6 1 (0.15%) Games
6 1 (0.15%) Legal
6 1 (0.15%) Retail
Job Titles
1 57 (8.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 54 (8.10%) Developer
2 54 (8.10%) Support Engineer
3 53 (7.95%) Analyst
4 46 (6.90%) Architect
5 41 (6.15%) Windows Engineer
6 40 (6.00%) DevOps Engineer
7 38 (5.70%) IT Support
8 31 (4.65%) Support Analyst
9 30 (4.50%) Administrator
10 26 (3.90%) Desktop Engineer
11 25 (3.75%) Technical Architect
12 24 (3.60%) 2nd Line Support
13 21 (3.15%) Desktop Support
14 20 (3.00%) Consultant
14 20 (3.00%) IT Engineer
15 19 (2.85%) 3rd Line Engineer
15 19 (2.85%) Azure Engineer
15 19 (2.85%) IT Analyst
16 17 (2.55%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (6.15%) Middleware
2 33 (4.95%) .NET
3 30 (4.50%) HTML
4 25 (3.75%) jQuery
5 23 (3.45%) XML
6 22 (3.30%) JSON
6 22 (3.30%) Web Services
7 20 (3.00%) Oracle Fusion
8 19 (2.85%) CSS
9 17 (2.55%) AngularJS
10 14 (2.10%) REST
10 14 (2.10%) SOAP
10 14 (2.10%) Spring
11 11 (1.65%) ASP.NET
12 10 (1.50%) LDAP
12 10 (1.50%) WSDL
13 9 (1.35%) Ajax
13 9 (1.35%) React
13 9 (1.35%) SAML
14 8 (1.20%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 56 (8.40%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (5.55%) Management Information System
3 34 (5.10%) PKI
4 30 (4.50%) Clustering
4 30 (4.50%) Self-Motivation
5 25 (3.75%) Data Centre
6 23 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
7 21 (3.15%) Fat Client
7 21 (3.15%) Thin Client
8 18 (2.70%) Driving Licence
8 18 (2.70%) Public Cloud
9 13 (1.95%) Replication
10 12 (1.80%) Hybrid Cloud
10 12 (1.80%) Smartphone
11 11 (1.65%) CMDB
12 9 (1.35%) Mobile App
13 8 (1.20%) Mainframe
14 7 (1.05%) Data Structures
14 7 (1.05%) Private Cloud
15 5 (0.75%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 190 (28.49%) Windows Server
2 183 (27.44%) Windows 10
3 178 (26.69%) Linux
4 84 (12.59%) Windows 7
5 78 (11.69%) Windows Server 2008
6 60 (9.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 35 (5.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 33 (4.95%) Unix
9 25 (3.75%) Windows Server 2003
10 18 (2.70%) Apple iOS
11 17 (2.55%) Android
11 17 (2.55%) CentOS
12 10 (1.50%) Windows 8
12 10 (1.50%) Windows XP
13 8 (1.20%) Solaris
14 5 (0.75%) AIX
15 3 (0.45%) DC/OS
15 3 (0.45%) Mac OS X
16 2 (0.30%) Debian
16 2 (0.30%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (16.04%) ITIL
2 86 (12.89%) Agile Software Development
3 82 (12.29%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 77 (11.54%) Migration
5 74 (11.09%) DevOps
6 65 (9.75%) Problem-Solving
7 45 (6.75%) Scrum
8 40 (6.00%) High Availability
9 39 (5.85%) Continuous Integration
10 36 (5.40%) Configuration Management
11 35 (5.25%) Application Packaging
12 32 (4.80%) Technical Leadership
13 31 (4.65%) Project Management
14 30 (4.50%) Continuous Delivery
14 30 (4.50%) Software Delivery
14 30 (4.50%) Test Automation
15 27 (4.05%) Data Protection
15 27 (4.05%) Incident Management
16 25 (3.75%) Stakeholder Management
17 24 (3.60%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 99 (14.84%) PowerShell
2 88 (13.19%) SQL
3 36 (5.40%) Java
4 32 (4.80%) JavaScript
5 30 (4.50%) C#
6 26 (3.90%) Python
7 20 (3.00%) Perl
7 20 (3.00%) PHP
8 15 (2.25%) Bash Shell
9 13 (1.95%) PL/SQL
9 13 (1.95%) Shell Script
10 9 (1.35%) VB
11 8 (1.20%) C++
12 6 (0.90%) Apple Swift
12 6 (0.90%) C
12 6 (0.90%) Objective-C
12 6 (0.90%) Ruby
13 5 (0.75%) T-SQL
14 4 (0.60%) Java 8
15 3 (0.45%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 163 (24.44%) Security Cleared
2 133 (19.94%) SC Cleared
3 32 (4.80%) Degree
4 30 (4.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 24 (3.60%) DV Cleared
6 22 (3.30%) MCSE
7 14 (2.10%) MCSA
8 13 (1.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 12 (1.80%) ITIL Certification
10 9 (1.35%) Citrix Certification
11 8 (1.20%) CCA
12 7 (1.05%) Cisco Certification
13 6 (0.90%) BPSS Clearance
14 5 (0.75%) CCNP
14 5 (0.75%) DBS Check
15 4 (0.60%) A+ Certification
15 4 (0.60%) TOGAF Certification
15 4 (0.60%) VCP6
16 2 (0.30%) CCNA
16 2 (0.30%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (2.40%) SLA
2 15 (2.25%) GDPR
3 8 (1.20%) QA
4 5 (0.75%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.45%) GPG13
6 2 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.15%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.15%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.15%) JSP 440
System Software
1 255 (38.23%) Active Directory
2 106 (15.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 78 (11.69%) Hyper-V
4 44 (6.60%) XenDesktop
5 43 (6.45%) Microsoft App-V
6 40 (6.00%) vSphere
7 31 (4.65%) XenApp
8 28 (4.20%) VMware ESXi
9 24 (3.60%) XenServer
10 20 (3.00%) Virtual Machines
11 17 (2.55%) Docker
12 9 (1.35%) DFS Replication
12 9 (1.35%) Oracle RAC
13 6 (0.90%) Samba
14 5 (0.75%) NFS
15 4 (0.60%) BitLocker
15 4 (0.60%) vCloud
15 4 (0.60%) Xen
16 3 (0.45%) VirtualBox
17 2 (0.30%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 133 (19.94%) SCCM
2 56 (8.40%) Microsoft Intune
3 47 (7.05%) Ansible
4 42 (6.30%) Puppet
5 28 (4.20%) SCOM
6 25 (3.75%) Kubernetes
7 21 (3.15%) Packer
7 21 (3.15%) Terraform
8 17 (2.55%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 9 (1.35%) Opscode Chef
10 8 (1.20%) AirWatch
10 8 (1.20%) WSUS
11 7 (1.05%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 7 (1.05%) SCOrch
12 6 (0.90%) CloudForms
13 5 (0.75%) Cisco Prime
13 5 (0.75%) Data Guard
13 5 (0.75%) Norton AntiVirus
14 4 (0.60%) Oracle RMAN
14 4 (0.60%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 258 (38.68%) Microsoft
2 193 (28.94%) VMware
3 104 (15.59%) Citrix
4 61 (9.15%) Oracle
5 55 (8.25%) Cisco
6 41 (6.15%) ServiceNow
7 27 (4.05%) Dell
7 27 (4.05%) Red Hat
8 25 (3.75%) HP
9 21 (3.15%) Atlassian
10 19 (2.85%) IBM
11 18 (2.70%) McAfee
12 17 (2.55%) CA
12 17 (2.55%) Veeam
13 16 (2.40%) Apple
13 16 (2.40%) Splunk
14 12 (1.80%) SolarWinds
15 10 (1.50%) Google
15 10 (1.50%) Juniper
16 9 (1.35%) SAP