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 30 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 17 2 6
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +4
Contract jobs citing Windows 4 9 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Andover 9.52% 36.00% 26.83%
As % of the Operating Systems category 28.57% 60.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 4
Average daily rate
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£270 £113 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+140.00% -68.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £95 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £374 £131 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £303 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.13% -2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.63
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -7.20%
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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
14 15 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Andover 33.33% 60.00% 26.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 4
Average daily rate £400 £135 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+196.29% -56.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £90 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £424 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -10.28%

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 30 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 30 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 4 (57.14%) Cisco
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) MS Office
2 3 (42.86%) HP
2 3 (42.86%) ISEB
2 3 (42.86%) Regression Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Electronics
2 3 (42.86%) IP Telephony
2 3 (42.86%) QA
2 3 (42.86%) VMware
2 3 (42.86%) Requirements Management
2 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
2 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 3 (42.86%) Windows 7
2 3 (42.86%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (42.86%) Test Automation
3 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
3 2 (28.57%) SAN
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 2 (28.57%) UNIX
3 2 (28.57%) Linux
4 1 (14.29%) OO
4 1 (14.29%) Apache
4 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
4 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
4 1 (14.29%) SAP

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Andover by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 1 (14.29%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) IP Telephony
1 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
2 2 (28.57%) SAN
3 1 (14.29%) Internet
3 1 (14.29%) H.323
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) MySQL
2 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
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%) Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Programme Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Programmer
3 1 (14.29%) Project Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Server Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) PHP Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Storage Engineer
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
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) CSS
1 1 (14.29%) SOAP
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
1 1 (14.29%) HTML
1 1 (14.29%) Ajax
1 1 (14.29%) Zend Framework
1 1 (14.29%) CodeIgniter
1 1 (14.29%) jQuery
1 1 (14.29%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Mathematics
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows 7
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (28.57%) UNIX
2 2 (28.57%) Linux
3 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
3 1 (14.29%) Debian
3 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Regression Testing
1 3 (42.86%) Requirements Management
1 3 (42.86%) Test Automation
2 1 (14.29%) OO
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (14.29%) MVC
2 1 (14.29%) Scrum
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Management
2 1 (14.29%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Java
1 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
1 1 (14.29%) PHP
1 1 (14.29%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) ISEB
1 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) QA
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) Firmware
2 1 (14.29%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (14.29%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) HP
2 3 (42.86%) VMware
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle
4 1 (14.29%) SAP
4 1 (14.29%) Citrix
4 1 (14.29%) EMC
4 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
4 1 (14.29%) Brocade
4 1 (14.29%) Zend