The table below looks at the statistics 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 2 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 9 4 6
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +2
Contract jobs citing Windows 5 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Andover 20.83% 22.22% 21.43%
As % of the Operating Systems category 45.45% 46.15% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 4
Average daily rate
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£285 £90 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+216.66% -75.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £90 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £354 £90 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £305 £313
% change year-on-year
- -2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -9.37%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Andover region.

Operating Systems Category
Andover
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
11 13 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Andover 45.83% 48.15% 21.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 4
Average daily rate £400 £200 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -48.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £90 £307
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £443 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -11.76%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Andover

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows across the Andover region over the 3 months to 2 October 2014.

Windows Daily Rate Histogram 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 2 October 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 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 4 (57.14%) HP
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco
3 3 (42.86%) Test Automation
3 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
3 3 (42.86%) QA
3 3 (42.86%) Windows 7
3 3 (42.86%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (42.86%) ISEB
3 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
3 3 (42.86%) Linux
3 3 (42.86%) MS Office
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (42.86%) Regression Testing
3 3 (42.86%) VMware
3 3 (42.86%) IP Telephony
3 3 (42.86%) Electronics
3 3 (42.86%) Requirements Management
4 2 (28.57%) Java
4 2 (28.57%) PHP
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle
4 2 (28.57%) UNIX
4 2 (28.57%) Apache
4 2 (28.57%) Windows XP
4 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
4 2 (28.57%) SAN
4 2 (28.57%) Red Hat
4 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Andover by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 2 (28.57%) Apache
2 1 (14.29%) GlassFish
2 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Office
2 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
1 3 (42.86%) IP Telephony
2 2 (28.57%) SAN
3 1 (14.29%) SSL
3 1 (14.29%) LAN
3 1 (14.29%) WAN
3 1 (14.29%) LDAP
3 1 (14.29%) IPsec
3 1 (14.29%) Internet
3 1 (14.29%) H.323
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Subversion
General
1 3 (42.86%) Electronics
2 1 (14.29%) Military
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Quality Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) QA Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Test Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Server Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) PHP Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) PHP Programmer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior PHP Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior PHP Programmer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Programmer
3 1 (14.29%) Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Programme Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Laravel
1 1 (14.29%) Zend Framework
1 1 (14.29%) CodeIgniter
1 1 (14.29%) jQuery
1 1 (14.29%) SAML
1 1 (14.29%) HTML
1 1 (14.29%) CSS
1 1 (14.29%) SOAP
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
1 1 (14.29%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Open Source
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (14.29%) Mathematics
1 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows 7
1 3 (42.86%) Linux
1 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (28.57%) UNIX
2 2 (28.57%) Windows XP
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (14.29%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Test Automation
1 3 (42.86%) Regression Testing
1 3 (42.86%) Requirements Management
2 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (14.29%) OO PHP
2 1 (14.29%) PRINCE
2 1 (14.29%) OO
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
2 1 (14.29%) Scrum
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) Information Security
2 1 (14.29%) Identity Management
2 1 (14.29%) MVC
2 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
2 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) Java
1 2 (28.57%) PHP
2 1 (14.29%) PHP5
2 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 1 (14.29%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
1 3 (42.86%) ISEB
2 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) QA
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
1 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (14.29%) XenApp
2 1 (14.29%) Shibboleth
2 1 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (14.29%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (14.29%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 4 (57.14%) HP
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco
3 3 (42.86%) VMware
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle
4 2 (28.57%) Red Hat
5 1 (14.29%) Zend
5 1 (14.29%) Citrix
5 1 (14.29%) Juniper
5 1 (14.29%) Blue Coat
5 1 (14.29%) McAfee