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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 3 3 12
Rank change year-on-year
0 +9
Contract jobs citing Windows 15 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Andover 38.46% 40.00% 9.09%
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 3
Average daily rate £268 £343 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.75% -3.52%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -6.25%
Operating Systems Category
Andover
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
15 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Andover 38.46% 40.00% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 3
Average daily rate £268 £343 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.75% -3.52%
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.58% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Windows
Hampshire

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 18 April 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 18 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (61.11%) SC Cleared
2 11 (61.11%) Microsoft
3 9 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 7 (38.89%) ITIL
5 6 (33.33%) C
5 6 (33.33%) SQL
5 6 (33.33%) Configuration Management
5 6 (33.33%) Military
6 5 (27.78%) Microsoft App-V
6 5 (27.78%) Ajax
6 5 (27.78%) Web Development
6 5 (27.78%) Compatibility Testing
6 5 (27.78%) AppDNA
6 5 (27.78%) Software Distribution
6 5 (27.78%) XenApp
6 5 (27.78%) PowerShell
6 5 (27.78%) jQuery
6 5 (27.78%) SCCM
6 5 (27.78%) Migration
6 5 (27.78%) Citrix
6 5 (27.78%) JavaScript
6 5 (27.78%) Oracle
6 5 (27.78%) JSP
6 5 (27.78%) Linux
6 5 (27.78%) Windows XP
7 4 (22.22%) MS Excel
7 4 (22.22%) SharePoint
7 4 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (22.22%) MS Office

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Andover by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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%) WebLogic
3 2 (11.11%) IIS
3 2 (11.11%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (11.11%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (5.56%) GlassFish
4 1 (5.56%) Apache
4 1 (5.56%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (22.22%) MS Excel
1 4 (22.22%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) DNS
1 2 (11.11%) Kerberos
2 1 (5.56%) IPsec
2 1 (5.56%) SSL
2 1 (5.56%) SAN
2 1 (5.56%) LDAP
2 1 (5.56%) LAN
2 1 (5.56%) WAN
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 BI EE
1 4 (22.22%) Oracle Database 11g
1 4 (22.22%) Oracle Database
2 3 (16.67%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
3 2 (11.11%) SQLPlus
3 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Jenkins
1 4 (22.22%) Hudson
2 3 (16.67%) Oracle APEX
2 3 (16.67%) Toad
3 2 (11.11%) Subversion
4 1 (5.56%) NUnit
4 1 (5.56%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle Forms
General
1 6 (33.33%) Military
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Developer
2 5 (27.78%) Desktop Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Oracle Developer
4 2 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (11.11%) SharePoint Developer
4 2 (11.11%) .NET Developer
4 2 (11.11%) C# Developer
5 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (5.56%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Designer
5 1 (5.56%) SharePoint Designer
5 1 (5.56%) Tester
5 1 (5.56%) Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (27.78%) Ajax
1 5 (27.78%) jQuery
1 5 (27.78%) JSP
2 4 (22.22%) CSS
3 3 (16.67%) HTML
4 2 (11.11%) Web Services
4 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET
4 2 (11.11%) .NET
4 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 2 (11.11%) .NET Framework
5 1 (5.56%) WCF
5 1 (5.56%) WPF
5 1 (5.56%) Windows Identity Foundation
5 1 (5.56%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Open Source
1 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
1 1 (5.56%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 9 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 5 (27.78%) Linux
2 5 (27.78%) Windows XP
3 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (16.67%) Oracle Linux
4 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (5.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) ITIL
2 6 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 5 (27.78%) Web Development
3 5 (27.78%) Compatibility Testing
3 5 (27.78%) Software Distribution
3 5 (27.78%) Migration
4 4 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (16.67%) Unit Testing
6 2 (11.11%) Workflow
6 2 (11.11%) Time Management
6 2 (11.11%) Software Engineering
6 2 (11.11%) TDD
7 1 (5.56%) Automated Testing
7 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (5.56%) Information Security
7 1 (5.56%) Test Management
7 1 (5.56%) Test Scripting
7 1 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (5.56%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) C
1 6 (33.33%) SQL
2 5 (27.78%) PowerShell
2 5 (27.78%) JavaScript
3 4 (22.22%) Perl
4 3 (16.67%) Shell Script
4 3 (16.67%) PL/SQL
5 2 (11.11%) C#
5 2 (11.11%) T-SQL
6 1 (5.56%) PHP
6 1 (5.56%) C++
6 1 (5.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 18 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (61.11%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.56%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (5.56%) ISEB
System Software
1 5 (27.78%) Microsoft App-V
1 5 (27.78%) XenApp
2 3 (16.67%) VMware ESX
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (5.56%) Shibboleth
3 1 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (27.78%) AppDNA
1 5 (27.78%) SCCM
2 1 (5.56%) Backup Exec
2 1 (5.56%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 11 (61.11%) Microsoft
2 5 (27.78%) Citrix
2 5 (27.78%) Oracle
3 4 (22.22%) VMware
3 4 (22.22%) Serena
4 2 (11.11%) HP
5 1 (5.56%) Blue Coat
5 1 (5.56%) DevExpress
5 1 (5.56%) Cisco
5 1 (5.56%) McAfee
5 1 (5.56%) Juniper
5 1 (5.56%) Red Hat