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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 14 5 3
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -2
Contract jobs citing Windows 3 6 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Andover 8.33% 23.08% 41.38%
As % of the Operating Systems category 33.33% 85.71% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 5
Average daily rate
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- £113 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -66.41%
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £313
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.81 £15.00 £16.16
% change year-on-year
-1.28% -7.14%
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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
9 7 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Andover 25.00% 26.92% 41.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 5
Average daily rate £400 £90 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+344.44% -73.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £90 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £126 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.20% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -14.28%

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
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 24 December 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 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (62.50%) Windows 7
3 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (50.00%) Cisco
3 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (37.50%) Regression Testing
4 3 (37.50%) IP Telephony
4 3 (37.50%) Electronics
4 3 (37.50%) Requirements Management
4 3 (37.50%) QA
4 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
4 3 (37.50%) ISEB
4 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
4 3 (37.50%) HP
4 3 (37.50%) MS Office
4 3 (37.50%) Test Automation
4 3 (37.50%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (25.00%) MCSE
5 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
5 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (25.00%) NetApp
5 2 (25.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (25.00%) SCCM
5 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
5 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
5 2 (25.00%) VMware
5 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
6 1 (12.50%) MVC

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Andover by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (12.50%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
1 3 (37.50%) IP Telephony
2 1 (12.50%) SAN
2 1 (12.50%) Internet
2 1 (12.50%) H.323
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
2 1 (12.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Subversion
General
1 3 (37.50%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Quality Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) QA Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Test Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Project Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Server Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) PHP Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Programmer
3 1 (12.50%) Storage Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) PHP Programmer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior PHP Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior PHP Programmer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) HTML
1 1 (12.50%) CSS
1 1 (12.50%) SOAP
1 1 (12.50%) Web Services
1 1 (12.50%) Ajax
1 1 (12.50%) Zend Framework
1 1 (12.50%) CodeIgniter
1 1 (12.50%) jQuery
1 1 (12.50%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (12.50%) Mathematics
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows 7
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (12.50%) Debian
4 1 (12.50%) UNIX
4 1 (12.50%) Linux
4 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Regression Testing
1 3 (37.50%) Requirements Management
1 3 (37.50%) Test Automation
2 1 (12.50%) OO PHP
2 1 (12.50%) Performance Management
2 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (12.50%) MVC
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) OO
2 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Java
1 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
1 1 (12.50%) PHP
1 1 (12.50%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) ISEB
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (25.00%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) QA
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) Firmware
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (12.50%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (25.00%) SCCM
2 2 (25.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (12.50%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco
3 3 (37.50%) HP
4 2 (25.00%) NetApp
4 2 (25.00%) VMware
5 1 (12.50%) Brocade
5 1 (12.50%) Zend
5 1 (12.50%) Red Hat
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle
5 1 (12.50%) SAP
5 1 (12.50%) EMC
5 1 (12.50%) Citrix