Period
to 20 August 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Andover with a requirement for Windows skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Windows over the 6 months to 20 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Windows
Hampshire > Andover
6 months to
20 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 9 19 12
Rank change year-on-year +10 -7 -5
Contract jobs citing Windows 13 16 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Andover 16.88% 17.58% 9.43%
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% 64.00% 71.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 10 2
Andover median daily rate £400 £350 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -17.65% +49.12%
10th Percentile £304 £157 £405
90th Percentile £503 £395 £445
Hampshire median daily rate £373 £360 £363
% change year-on-year +3.47% -0.69% +11.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Andover median hourly rate - - £16.00
Hampshire median hourly rate £13.81 £37.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -63.19% +141.94% -

Windows is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Andover with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Andover
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 13 25 7
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Andover 16.88% 27.47% 13.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 13 3
Andover median daily rate £400 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -12.50% +40.35%
10th Percentile £304 £194 £335
90th Percentile £503 £430 £440
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.67% +3.45% +7.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Andover median hourly rate - - £16.00
Hampshire median hourly rate £14.40 £37.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -61.60% +120.59% -23.16%

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Andover

Job postings citing Windows as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Andover.

Job vacancy trend for Windows in Andover

Windows
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Andover

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Windows in Andover.

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows in Andover

Windows
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Andover

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows in Andover over the 6 months to 20 August 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows in Andover

Windows
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Andover

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows in Andover.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows in Andover

For the 6 months to 20 August 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Windows also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Andover region with a requirement for Windows.

1 12 (92.31%) Linux
2 11 (84.62%) Oracle
2 11 (84.62%) SQL Server
2 11 (84.62%) VMware
2 11 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (84.62%) DevOps
3 10 (76.92%) HP
3 10 (76.92%) Red Hat
4 9 (69.23%) .NET
4 9 (69.23%) Selenium
4 9 (69.23%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (69.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (69.23%) Oracle Database
4 9 (69.23%) SQL Server 2012
4 9 (69.23%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (69.23%) SpecFlow
4 9 (69.23%) Jenkins
4 9 (69.23%) Windows Server
4 9 (69.23%) vRealize
5 8 (61.54%) PuTTY
5 8 (61.54%) WinSCP
5 8 (61.54%) System Integration Testing
5 8 (61.54%) F#
5 8 (61.54%) TeamCity
5 8 (61.54%) Test Automation
5 8 (61.54%) vSphere
5 8 (61.54%) BDD
5 8 (61.54%) Oracle APEX
5 8 (61.54%) SQL Server 2005
5 8 (61.54%) Oracle Database 11g

Windows
Co-occurring IT Skills in Andover by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (38.46%) IIS
1 5 (38.46%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.69%) Apache
2 1 (7.69%) GlassFish
2 1 (7.69%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (7.69%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (61.54%) PuTTY
1 8 (61.54%) WinSCP
2 6 (46.15%) LDAP
3 2 (15.38%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (15.38%) DNS
3 2 (15.38%) WAN
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (7.69%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (7.69%) Firewall
4 1 (7.69%) Internet
4 1 (7.69%) IPsec
4 1 (7.69%) Kerberos
4 1 (7.69%) LAN
4 1 (7.69%) Network Security
4 1 (7.69%) SAN
4 1 (7.69%) SSL
4 1 (7.69%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (84.62%) SQL Server
2 9 (69.23%) Oracle Database
2 9 (69.23%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (61.54%) Oracle Database 10g
3 8 (61.54%) Oracle Database 11g
3 8 (61.54%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (53.85%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (46.15%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (7.69%) MySQL
6 1 (7.69%) RDBMS
6 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
6 1 (7.69%) SAP HANA
6 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (69.23%) Jenkins
1 9 (69.23%) Selenium
1 9 (69.23%) SpecFlow
2 8 (61.54%) HP UFT
2 8 (61.54%) Oracle APEX
2 8 (61.54%) TeamCity
3 7 (53.85%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (30.77%) Ant
4 4 (30.77%) Eclipse
4 4 (30.77%) LoadRunner
4 4 (30.77%) SoapUI
4 4 (30.77%) TestNG
4 4 (30.77%) Toad
5 1 (7.69%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
5 1 (7.69%) Hudson
5 1 (7.69%) MSI
5 1 (7.69%) NUnit
5 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
5 1 (7.69%) WiX
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Tester
2 3 (23.08%) Automation Tester
3 1 (7.69%) Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Lead Tester
3 1 (7.69%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Test Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Test Automation Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Test Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Test Leader
3 1 (7.69%) Unix Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (69.23%) .NET
2 5 (38.46%) Web Services
2 5 (38.46%) XML
3 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
3 1 (7.69%) Ajax
3 1 (7.69%) AppFabric
3 1 (7.69%) Entity Framework
3 1 (7.69%) Express
3 1 (7.69%) jQuery
3 1 (7.69%) JSF
3 1 (7.69%) Kendo UI
3 1 (7.69%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (7.69%) LAMP
3 1 (7.69%) Middleware
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (7.69%) SAML
3 1 (7.69%) SAP Basis
3 1 (7.69%) SignalR
3 1 (7.69%) Unity DI Container
3 1 (7.69%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Clustering
1 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
1 1 (7.69%) Fat Client
1 1 (7.69%) PKI
1 1 (7.69%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 12 (92.31%) Linux
2 9 (69.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 9 (69.23%) Windows Server
2 9 (69.23%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (23.08%) Unix
4 2 (15.38%) CentOS
5 1 (7.69%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (84.62%) DevOps
2 9 (69.23%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (61.54%) BDD
3 8 (61.54%) Integration Testing
3 8 (61.54%) Scrum
3 8 (61.54%) System Integration Testing
3 8 (61.54%) Test Automation
4 6 (46.15%) Defect Tracking
4 6 (46.15%) Exploratory Testing
4 6 (46.15%) Regression Testing
4 6 (46.15%) Test Scripting
4 6 (46.15%) Test Strategy
5 4 (30.77%) API Testing
5 4 (30.77%) Migration
5 4 (30.77%) Performance Testing
6 2 (15.38%) High Availability
6 2 (15.38%) ITIL V3
6 2 (15.38%) Scenario Testing
6 2 (15.38%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) F#
2 5 (38.46%) Java
2 5 (38.46%) SQL
3 2 (15.38%) VB
4 1 (7.69%) C#
4 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.69%) Perl
4 1 (7.69%) PHP
4 1 (7.69%) Shell Script
4 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
4 1 (7.69%) TypeScript
4 1 (7.69%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) ISEB
1 4 (30.77%) ISEB Practitioner
1 4 (30.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
2 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) RHCE
3 1 (7.69%) RHCSS
3 1 (7.69%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) JSP 440
1 1 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 8 (61.54%) vSphere
2 6 (46.15%) Active Directory
3 4 (30.77%) Terminal Services
3 4 (30.77%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (7.69%) GFS2
4 1 (7.69%) OCFS2
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (7.69%) Shibboleth
4 1 (7.69%) vCloud
4 1 (7.69%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 9 (69.23%) vRealize
2 1 (7.69%) Ansible
Vendors
1 11 (84.62%) Oracle
1 11 (84.62%) VMware
2 10 (76.92%) HP
2 10 (76.92%) Red Hat
3 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
4 2 (15.38%) ArcSight
4 2 (15.38%) Cisco
5 1 (7.69%) 3PAR
5 1 (7.69%) Blue Coat
5 1 (7.69%) Dell
5 1 (7.69%) DevExpress
5 1 (7.69%) F5
5 1 (7.69%) Gemalto
5 1 (7.69%) hybris
5 1 (7.69%) Juniper
5 1 (7.69%) Rackspace
5 1 (7.69%) SAP