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 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 8 4 5
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +1
Contract jobs citing Windows 2 14 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Andover 10.00% 33.33% 42.86%
As % of the Operating Systems category 66.67% 100.00% 70.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 4
Average daily rate
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£425 £268 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+58.58% -33.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £268 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £268 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £310
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.13 £15.50 £15.10
% change year-on-year
-2.41% +2.64%
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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
3 14 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Andover 15.00% 33.33% 60.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 8
Average daily rate £450 £268 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+67.91% -45.02%
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.58% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.85 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+0.94% -0.93%

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 1 May 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 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Identity Foundation
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (50.00%) InterSystems Cache
3 2 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (50.00%) N-Tier
3 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (50.00%) Ajax
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (50.00%) Web Development
3 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (50.00%) jQuery
3 2 (50.00%) SCCM
3 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (50.00%) NetApp
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (50.00%) Web Services
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL
3 2 (50.00%) MCSE
3 2 (50.00%) C#
3 2 (50.00%) JavaScript

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Andover by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (50.00%) IIS
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (25.00%) CMS
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint 2013
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (50.00%) InterSystems Cache
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) MySQL
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) .NET Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Identity Foundation
1 2 (50.00%) Ajax
1 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (50.00%) jQuery
1 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (50.00%) Web Services
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) XML
2 1 (25.00%) XML-RPC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) N-Tier
1 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Web Development
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (25.00%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C#
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
1 2 (50.00%) T-SQL
1 2 (50.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (50.00%) MCSE
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 2 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) NetApp
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle