Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 4 4 3
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1 +3
Contract jobs citing Windows 650 653 594
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 18.41% 17.82% 16.65%
As % of the Operating Systems category 68.13% 67.04% 62.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 387 335 357
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £405 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.23% +9.46% -
10th Percentile £178 £143 £143
90th Percentile £565 £573 £488
South East median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14% -2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 87 57
Hampshire median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £13.03
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +34.36% -65.27%
10th Percentile £10.00 £10.40 £10.40
90th Percentile £50.00 £46.22 £40.60
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +4.92%

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 954 974 955
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 27.03% 26.58% 26.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 581 525 569
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +5.26%
10th Percentile £225 £182 £200
90th Percentile £573 £560 £500
South East median daily rate £400 £413 £400
% change year-on-year -3.03% +3.13% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 96 67
Hampshire median hourly rate £23.50 £18.95 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.04% +26.30% -60.53%
10th Percentile £10.00 £10.50 £10.40
90th Percentile £52.50 £47.13 £47.73
South East median hourly rate £18.16 £17.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year +2.31% +1.43% -

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 22 September 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 +8 120 £380 -5.00% 30
Portsmouth 0 93 £335 -16.25% 23
Farnborough +6 53 £425 +70.00% 19
Basingstoke -7 47 £290 -7.20% 26
Winchester +1 46 £449 +6.09% 9
Fareham -3 43 £500 +5.26% 23
Hook +11 33 £441 -0.11% 3
Havant +2 32 £408 -29.13% 4
Gosport +11 17 £575 +38.55% 1
Fleet +4 16 £350 - 9
Eastleigh +5 13 £325 -18.75% 7
Andover -3 7 £210 -44.81% 3
Aldershot -12 4 £357 +19.08% 3
Windows
South East

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 264 (40.62%) Active Directory
2 233 (35.85%) Windows Server
3 232 (35.69%) Microsoft
4 208 (32.00%) Windows 10
5 204 (31.38%) VMware
6 158 (24.31%) Security Cleared
7 140 (21.54%) Office 365
8 133 (20.46%) Migration
9 127 (19.54%) Azure
10 124 (19.08%) Linux
11 122 (18.77%) SCCM
12 113 (17.38%) VMware Infrastructure
13 103 (15.85%) SC Cleared
14 102 (15.69%) Citrix
15 100 (15.38%) DNS
16 99 (15.23%) Oracle
16 99 (15.23%) Windows Server 2008
17 95 (14.62%) ITIL
18 89 (13.69%) PowerShell
19 88 (13.54%) Windows Server 2012
20 87 (13.38%) SQL
21 86 (13.23%) Windows 7
22 85 (13.08%) SQL Server
22 85 (13.08%) Infrastructure Engineering
23 81 (12.46%) Hyper-V
24 78 (12.00%) Microsoft Office
25 72 (11.08%) Firewall
26 69 (10.62%) DevOps
27 67 (10.31%) DHCP
28 63 (9.69%) Agile Software Development

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 54 (8.31%) Skype for Business
2 47 (7.23%) MS Exchange
3 45 (6.92%) SharePoint
4 26 (4.00%) IIS
5 10 (1.54%) Apache
6 9 (1.38%) WebLogic
7 8 (1.23%) Apache Spark
7 8 (1.23%) GlassFish
8 7 (1.08%) Confluence
8 7 (1.08%) Jupyter
8 7 (1.08%) SAS
8 7 (1.08%) WebSphere
9 5 (0.77%) Captiva
9 5 (0.77%) Documentum
9 5 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2010
9 5 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2013
10 4 (0.62%) IBM Notes
11 3 (0.46%) Apache Solr
11 3 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2007
11 3 (0.46%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 78 (12.00%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (2.15%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.62%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.31%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (0.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.31%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.15%) Maximo
3 1 (0.15%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.15%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 140 (21.54%) Office 365
2 127 (19.54%) Azure
3 59 (9.08%) AWS
4 34 (5.23%) IaaS
5 32 (4.92%) Azure Active Directory
5 32 (4.92%) PaaS
6 18 (2.77%) Azure Stack
6 18 (2.77%) SaaS
7 15 (2.31%) GCP
7 15 (2.31%) Yammer
8 11 (1.69%) OpenShift
9 8 (1.23%) OneDrive
10 5 (0.77%) Serverless
11 4 (0.62%) Azure ExpressRoute
11 4 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
12 3 (0.46%) BlazeMeter
12 3 (0.46%) GitHub
13 2 (0.31%) Azure Functions
13 2 (0.31%) Boomi
13 2 (0.31%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 100 (15.38%) DNS
2 72 (11.08%) Firewall
3 67 (10.31%) DHCP
4 54 (8.31%) Skype
5 51 (7.85%) LAN
6 40 (6.15%) WAN
7 35 (5.38%) SAN
8 34 (5.23%) NetScaler
9 26 (4.00%) VLAN
10 20 (3.08%) VoIP
10 20 (3.08%) Wireless
11 17 (2.62%) Internet
12 15 (2.31%) VPN
13 13 (2.00%) Cisco ASA
14 12 (1.85%) MPLS
14 12 (1.85%) SSL
14 12 (1.85%) TCP/IP
15 11 (1.69%) SMTP
16 9 (1.38%) BGP
17 8 (1.23%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (13.08%) SQL Server
2 44 (6.77%) Oracle Database
3 26 (4.00%) Relational Database
4 13 (2.00%) Big Data
4 13 (2.00%) RDBMS
5 10 (1.54%) Hadoop
5 10 (1.54%) NoSQL
6 9 (1.38%) Apache Hive
6 9 (1.38%) MariaDB
7 8 (1.23%) Data Lake
7 8 (1.23%) PostgreSQL
8 7 (1.08%) Apache Zeppelin
8 7 (1.08%) Impala
8 7 (1.08%) Oracle Reports
8 7 (1.08%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (0.77%) Crystal Reports
9 5 (0.77%) MS Access
9 5 (0.77%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (0.62%) MongoDB
10 4 (0.62%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 31 (4.77%) Jenkins
2 12 (1.85%) Bitbucket
2 12 (1.85%) JIRA
3 8 (1.23%) Selenium
4 7 (1.08%) MSI
5 4 (0.62%) Cucumber
5 4 (0.62%) StarTeam
6 3 (0.46%) GitLab
6 3 (0.46%) HP UFT
6 3 (0.46%) JMeter
6 3 (0.46%) LoadRunner
6 3 (0.46%) Oracle APEX
6 3 (0.46%) SoapUI
6 3 (0.46%) Travis CI
6 3 (0.46%) Visual Studio Team System
7 2 (0.31%) Ant
7 2 (0.31%) EasyMock
7 2 (0.31%) Git (software)
7 2 (0.31%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (0.31%) TestNG
General
1 48 (7.38%) Finance
2 37 (5.69%) Public Sector
3 14 (2.15%) Telecoms
4 13 (2.00%) Retail
5 11 (1.69%) Manufacturing
6 10 (1.54%) Military
7 6 (0.92%) Aerospace
8 5 (0.77%) Electronics
8 5 (0.77%) Local Government
8 5 (0.77%) Marketing
9 4 (0.62%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.46%) Automotive
11 2 (0.31%) Law
11 2 (0.31%) Publishing
12 1 (0.15%) Advertising
12 1 (0.15%) Arabic Language
12 1 (0.15%) Banking
Job Titles
1 72 (11.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 65 (10.00%) Support Engineer
3 60 (9.23%) Analyst
4 51 (7.85%) Architect
5 46 (7.08%) Consultant
6 43 (6.62%) Developer
6 43 (6.62%) Windows Engineer
7 35 (5.38%) Desktop Engineer
8 34 (5.23%) Desktop Support
9 28 (4.31%) Administrator
10 24 (3.69%) Azure Engineer
10 24 (3.69%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 24 (3.69%) Service Analyst
11 23 (3.54%) Systems Administrator
12 22 (3.38%) Service Desk Analyst
13 21 (3.23%) DevOps Engineer
14 20 (3.08%) Designer
15 19 (2.92%) WinForms Developer
16 18 (2.77%) IT Support
16 18 (2.77%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (6.31%) .NET
2 32 (4.92%) Web Services
3 31 (4.77%) ASP.NET
4 28 (4.31%) Middleware
4 28 (4.31%) REST
5 26 (4.00%) HTML
5 26 (4.00%) WPF
6 23 (3.54%) WinForms
7 17 (2.62%) .NET Core
8 16 (2.46%) CSS
9 15 (2.31%) SAP Basis
10 13 (2.00%) .NET Framework
11 12 (1.85%) Entity Framework
11 12 (1.85%) jQuery
12 11 (1.69%) JSON
13 9 (1.38%) LDAP
13 9 (1.38%) XML
14 8 (1.23%) Kafka
15 7 (1.08%) Apache NiFi
15 7 (1.08%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 43 (6.62%) Clustering
2 30 (4.62%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (3.69%) Self-Motivation
4 21 (3.23%) Fat Client
4 21 (3.23%) Thin Client
5 20 (3.08%) Replication
6 19 (2.92%) Data Centre
7 18 (2.77%) Management Information System
8 17 (2.62%) Public Cloud
9 16 (2.46%) PKI
10 12 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
11 11 (1.69%) Mainframe
12 9 (1.38%) Driving Licence
13 8 (1.23%) NHS
14 7 (1.08%) Client/Server
14 7 (1.08%) Enterprise Storage
15 5 (0.77%) Smartphone
16 3 (0.46%) Acoustics
16 3 (0.46%) Cloud Native
16 3 (0.46%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 233 (35.85%) Windows Server
2 208 (32.00%) Windows 10
3 124 (19.08%) Linux
4 99 (15.23%) Windows Server 2008
5 88 (13.54%) Windows Server 2012
6 86 (13.23%) Windows 7
7 27 (4.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 18 (2.77%) Unix
9 16 (2.46%) Windows Server 2003
10 14 (2.15%) Android
11 13 (2.00%) Windows XP
12 12 (1.85%) Mac OS X
13 9 (1.38%) CentOS
14 8 (1.23%) Apple iOS
15 7 (1.08%) AIX
15 7 (1.08%) Solaris
16 6 (0.92%) Mac OS
16 6 (0.92%) Windows Mobile
16 6 (0.92%) Windows Vista
17 5 (0.77%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (20.46%) Migration
2 95 (14.62%) ITIL
3 85 (13.08%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 69 (10.62%) DevOps
5 63 (9.69%) Agile Software Development
6 44 (6.77%) Configuration Management
7 39 (6.00%) Problem-Solving
8 28 (4.31%) Incident Management
8 28 (4.31%) Project Management
8 28 (4.31%) Scrum
9 26 (4.00%) Project Delivery
10 25 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
10 25 (3.85%) Test Automation
11 20 (3.08%) Continuous Integration
12 18 (2.77%) PRINCE2
12 18 (2.77%) Stakeholder Management
12 18 (2.77%) TOGAF
13 17 (2.62%) MVC
14 16 (2.46%) Infrastructure Automation
14 16 (2.46%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 89 (13.69%) PowerShell
2 87 (13.38%) SQL
3 44 (6.77%) JavaScript
4 43 (6.62%) C#
5 41 (6.31%) Java
6 22 (3.38%) C++
7 19 (2.92%) C
8 14 (2.15%) Perl
8 14 (2.15%) Python
9 13 (2.00%) PL/SQL
10 12 (1.85%) Bash Shell
11 8 (1.23%) VB
11 8 (1.23%) VBScript
12 7 (1.08%) VB.NET
13 6 (0.92%) Java 8
13 6 (0.92%) VB6
13 6 (0.92%) VBA
14 4 (0.62%) Shell Script
15 3 (0.46%) Embedded C
15 3 (0.46%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 158 (24.31%) Security Cleared
2 103 (15.85%) SC Cleared
3 43 (6.62%) DV Cleared
4 21 (3.23%) Citrix Certification
5 19 (2.92%) CCA
5 19 (2.92%) Cisco Certification
6 17 (2.62%) Degree
6 17 (2.62%) Microsoft Certification
7 16 (2.46%) CCNA
8 15 (2.31%) MCSE
9 11 (1.69%) MCP
10 10 (1.54%) CCNP
10 10 (1.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 8 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
12 6 (0.92%) DBS Check
13 5 (0.77%) BPSS Clearance
13 5 (0.77%) ISEB
13 5 (0.77%) TOGAF Certification
14 4 (0.62%) MCSA
14 4 (0.62%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (2.46%) SLA
2 10 (1.54%) QA
3 8 (1.23%) GDPR
4 4 (0.62%) Disclosure Scotland
4 4 (0.62%) JSP 440
5 3 (0.46%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.46%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 2 (0.31%) GPG13
6 2 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.31%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 264 (40.62%) Active Directory
2 113 (17.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 81 (12.46%) Hyper-V
4 62 (9.54%) VMware ESXi
5 41 (6.31%) XenApp
6 39 (6.00%) XenDesktop
7 33 (5.08%) vSphere
8 26 (4.00%) Docker
9 21 (3.23%) DFS Replication
10 19 (2.92%) Microsoft App-V
11 14 (2.15%) Citrix Hypervisor
12 10 (1.54%) Virtual Machines
13 9 (1.38%) Virtual Servers
14 7 (1.08%) Virtual Desktop
15 5 (0.77%) Terminal Services
16 4 (0.62%) Firmware
16 4 (0.62%) VMware NSX
17 3 (0.46%) Oracle RAC
17 3 (0.46%) VMware Server
17 3 (0.46%) Xen
Systems Management
1 122 (18.77%) SCCM
2 41 (6.31%) Microsoft Intune
3 32 (4.92%) SCOM
4 20 (3.08%) Ansible
5 19 (2.92%) WSUS
6 15 (2.31%) vCenter Server
7 13 (2.00%) Kubernetes
7 13 (2.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 12 (1.85%) Puppet
9 11 (1.69%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 11 (1.69%) Terraform
10 10 (1.54%) SCVMM
11 9 (1.38%) Failover Clustering
11 9 (1.38%) Microsoft Clustering
12 7 (1.08%) Oozie
12 7 (1.08%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 7 (1.08%) Tivoli
13 6 (0.92%) Opscode Chef
14 4 (0.62%) Data Guard
14 4 (0.62%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 232 (35.69%) Microsoft
2 204 (31.38%) VMware
3 102 (15.69%) Citrix
4 99 (15.23%) Oracle
5 57 (8.77%) Cisco
6 47 (7.23%) HP
7 29 (4.46%) IBM
8 26 (4.00%) Dell
9 22 (3.38%) SAP
10 19 (2.92%) Apple
11 17 (2.62%) NetApp
12 15 (2.31%) Red Hat
13 14 (2.15%) EMC
13 14 (2.15%) Ivanti
14 13 (2.00%) Google
14 13 (2.00%) McAfee
14 13 (2.00%) Proofpoint
14 13 (2.00%) ServiceNow
15 12 (1.85%) Zscaler
16 10 (1.54%) Juniper