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 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 12 6 9
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +3
Contract jobs citing Windows 6 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Andover 11.32% 20.83% 8.70%
As % of the Operating Systems category 60.00% 55.56% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 0
Average daily rate
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£481 £285 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+68.85% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £304 £315
% change year-on-year
+6.90% -3.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.86 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+5.73% -
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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
10 9 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Andover 18.87% 37.50% 47.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 2
Average daily rate £400 £400 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.23%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015, 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 7 (77.78%) Security Cleared
2 6 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
3 4 (44.44%) .NET
3 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
4 3 (33.33%) IIS
4 3 (33.33%) ITIL
4 3 (33.33%) SQL
4 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 3 (33.33%) Oracle
4 3 (33.33%) VMware
4 3 (33.33%) Ajax
4 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (33.33%) Oracle Database
4 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (33.33%) jQuery
5 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (22.22%) 3PAR
5 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (22.22%) Windows Identity Foundation
5 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Cloud
5 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (22.22%) Web Development
5 2 (22.22%) .NET Framework
5 2 (22.22%) Social Network
5 2 (22.22%) InterSystems Cache

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Andover by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 3 (33.33%) IIS
2 2 (22.22%) CMS
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (11.11%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
3 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (33.33%) Oracle Database
3 2 (22.22%) InterSystems Cache
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (11.11%) MySQL
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle Discoverer
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle APEX
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Support Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Change Manager
2 2 (22.22%) .NET Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Storage Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Storage Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support
3 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Business Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Business Change Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Developer
3 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) .NET
2 3 (33.33%) Ajax
2 3 (33.33%) jQuery
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Identity Foundation
3 2 (22.22%) HTML
3 2 (22.22%) .NET Framework
3 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
3 2 (22.22%) Web Services
4 1 (11.11%) XML
4 1 (11.11%) XML-RPC
4 1 (11.11%) JSF
4 1 (11.11%) CSS
4 1 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (11.11%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Replication
1 2 (22.22%) Social Network
1 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Storage
1 2 (22.22%) N-Tier
1 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Cloud
2 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Linux
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (11.11%) Linux
3 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (22.22%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (22.22%) Project Management
2 2 (22.22%) Web Development
3 1 (11.11%) System Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (11.11%) Software Distribution
3 1 (11.11%) Change Management
3 1 (11.11%) Scrum
3 1 (11.11%) Web Design
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) Content Management
3 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
3 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
2 3 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (22.22%) T-SQL
3 2 (22.22%) VB
3 2 (22.22%) C#
4 1 (11.11%) Perl
4 1 (11.11%) PL/SQL
4 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (77.78%) Security Cleared
2 6 (66.67%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (11.11%) VMware ESX
3 1 (11.11%) VMware Server
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (33.33%) VMware
2 3 (33.33%) Oracle
3 2 (22.22%) 3PAR
3 2 (22.22%) HP
3 2 (22.22%) Red Hat
4 1 (11.11%) Becrypt