The first table below looks at the demand for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the Andover region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Andover region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 13 5 4
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -1
Contract jobs citing Windows 3 7 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Andover 8.82% 30.43% 29.41%
As % of the Operating Systems category 75.00% 63.64% 88.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 7
Average daily rate
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£285 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.75% +2.56%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £320 £313
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -6.06%
Operating Systems Category
Andover
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
4 11 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Andover 11.76% 47.83% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 9
Average daily rate £285 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.75% +14.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £323
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -7.42%
Windows
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Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Andover

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows across the Andover region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Andover

Windows
Daily Rate Trend in Andover

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows across the Andover region.

Windows Daily Rate Trend in Andover

Windows
Hourly Rate Trend in Andover

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows across the Andover region.

Windows Hourly Rate Trend in Andover

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Andover

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Andover region citing Windows also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows.

1 16 (88.89%) Security Cleared
2 14 (77.78%) Microsoft
3 8 (44.44%) ITIL
3 8 (44.44%) SC Cleared
3 8 (44.44%) Windows 7
4 7 (38.89%) Linux
4 7 (38.89%) Oracle
5 6 (33.33%) MS Office
5 6 (33.33%) Configuration Management
5 6 (33.33%) VMware
5 6 (33.33%) Military
6 5 (27.78%) Microsoft App-V
6 5 (27.78%) XenApp
6 5 (27.78%) AppDNA
6 5 (27.78%) SCCM
6 5 (27.78%) PowerShell
6 5 (27.78%) Compatibility Testing
6 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (27.78%) HP
6 5 (27.78%) Citrix
6 5 (27.78%) SQL
6 5 (27.78%) C
6 5 (27.78%) Perl
6 5 (27.78%) JSP
6 5 (27.78%) MS Excel
6 5 (27.78%) Software Distribution
7 4 (22.22%) SharePoint
7 4 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (22.22%) CSS
7 4 (22.22%) JavaScript

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Andover by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Andover region citing Windows also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (22.22%) SharePoint
2 3 (16.67%) Oracle Application Server
3 2 (11.11%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (11.11%) GlassFish
3 2 (11.11%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (11.11%) WebLogic
3 2 (11.11%) Apache
3 2 (11.11%) Tomcat
4 1 (5.56%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (33.33%) MS Office
2 5 (27.78%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) SAN
2 2 (11.11%) IPsec
2 2 (11.11%) IP Telephony
2 2 (11.11%) LDAP
2 2 (11.11%) LAN
2 2 (11.11%) WAN
2 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
2 2 (11.11%) SSL
3 1 (5.56%) DNS
3 1 (5.56%) Kerberos
3 1 (5.56%) PuTTY
3 1 (5.56%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (22.22%) Oracle Database 10g
1 4 (22.22%) Oracle OWB
1 4 (22.22%) Oracle Database 11g
1 4 (22.22%) Oracle BI EE
1 4 (22.22%) Oracle Database
2 3 (16.67%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 2 (11.11%) SQLPlus
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle Discoverer
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Hudson
1 4 (22.22%) Jenkins
2 3 (16.67%) Oracle APEX
2 3 (16.67%) Toad
3 2 (11.11%) Subversion
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (5.56%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (5.56%) NUnit
General
1 6 (33.33%) Military
2 2 (11.11%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Developer
2 5 (27.78%) Desktop Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Oracle Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Tester
4 2 (11.11%) Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Quality Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) QA Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) SharePoint Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Test Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Designer
5 1 (5.56%) SharePoint Designer
5 1 (5.56%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Programme Manager
5 1 (5.56%) .NET Developer
5 1 (5.56%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (27.78%) JSP
2 4 (22.22%) CSS
2 4 (22.22%) Ajax
2 4 (22.22%) jQuery
3 3 (16.67%) HTML
4 2 (11.11%) SAML
5 1 (5.56%) .NET Framework
5 1 (5.56%) .NET
5 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
5 1 (5.56%) Web Services
5 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
1 2 (11.11%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 8 (44.44%) Windows 7
2 7 (38.89%) Linux
3 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (16.67%) Windows XP
4 3 (16.67%) Oracle Linux
4 3 (16.67%) UNIX
5 2 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) ITIL
2 6 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 5 (27.78%) Compatibility Testing
3 5 (27.78%) Software Distribution
4 4 (22.22%) Web Development
4 4 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (16.67%) Test Automation
6 2 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (11.11%) Requirements Management
6 2 (11.11%) Unit Testing
6 2 (11.11%) PRINCE
6 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2
6 2 (11.11%) Regression Testing
6 2 (11.11%) Identity Management
6 2 (11.11%) Risk Management
6 2 (11.11%) Workflow
6 2 (11.11%) Migration
6 2 (11.11%) Information Security
7 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (27.78%) C
1 5 (27.78%) Perl
1 5 (27.78%) SQL
1 5 (27.78%) PowerShell
2 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
3 3 (16.67%) PL/SQL
3 3 (16.67%) Shell Script
4 2 (11.11%) Java
4 2 (11.11%) PHP
5 1 (5.56%) T-SQL
5 1 (5.56%) C#
Qualifications
1 16 (88.89%) Security Cleared
2 8 (44.44%) SC Cleared
3 3 (16.67%) ISEB
4 1 (5.56%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (5.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 5 (27.78%) Microsoft App-V
1 5 (27.78%) XenApp
2 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (16.67%) VMware ESX
3 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
3 2 (11.11%) Shibboleth
3 2 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (27.78%) SCCM
1 5 (27.78%) AppDNA
2 2 (11.11%) Backup Exec
2 2 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (11.11%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 14 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 7 (38.89%) Oracle
3 6 (33.33%) VMware
4 5 (27.78%) HP
4 5 (27.78%) Citrix
5 4 (22.22%) Cisco
6 3 (16.67%) Serena
7 2 (11.11%) Blue Coat
7 2 (11.11%) Juniper
7 2 (11.11%) Red Hat
7 2 (11.11%) McAfee
8 1 (5.56%) DevExpress