Period
to 21 August 2018

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 21 August 2018 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
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 5 9 20
Rank change year-on-year +4 +11 -8
Contract jobs citing Windows 26 13 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Andover 40.00% 16.88% 17.58%
As % of the Operating Systems category 92.86% 100.00% 64.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 9 10
Andover median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.29% -17.65%
10th Percentile £330 £304 £157
90th Percentile £500 £503 £395
Hampshire median daily rate £413 £373 £360
% change year-on-year +10.74% +3.47% -0.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Andover median hourly rate - - -
Hampshire median hourly rate £20.00 £13.81 £37.50
% change year-on-year +44.88% -63.19% +141.94%

Windows is in the Operating Systems category. The following 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.

All Operating Systems
Andover
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 28 13 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Andover 43.08% 16.88% 27.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 9 13
Andover median daily rate £384 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +14.29% -12.50%
10th Percentile £329 £304 £194
90th Percentile £500 £503 £430
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Andover median hourly rate - - -
Hampshire median hourly rate £22.35 £14.40 £37.50
% change year-on-year +55.19% -61.60% +120.59%

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 21 August 2018.

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 21 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Windows also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Andover region with a requirement for Windows.

1 23 (88.46%) .NET
2 22 (84.62%) SQL Server
3 21 (80.77%) Java
3 21 (80.77%) Linux
3 21 (80.77%) HP UFT
3 21 (80.77%) F#
4 20 (76.92%) Security Cleared
4 20 (76.92%) Oracle APEX
4 20 (76.92%) Selenium
4 20 (76.92%) HP
4 20 (76.92%) Oracle
5 19 (73.08%) Web Services
5 19 (73.08%) Software AG
5 19 (73.08%) Microsoft
5 19 (73.08%) webMethods
5 19 (73.08%) Test Automation
5 19 (73.08%) Microsoft Azure
5 19 (73.08%) SC Cleared
5 19 (73.08%) SoapUI
5 19 (73.08%) SpecFlow
5 19 (73.08%) SQL Server 2012
5 19 (73.08%) API Testing
5 19 (73.08%) SQL Server 2016
5 19 (73.08%) Windows Server
6 18 (69.23%) System Integration Testing
6 18 (69.23%) Test Strategy
7 17 (65.38%) TestNG
7 17 (65.38%) Performance Testing
7 17 (65.38%) LoadRunner
7 17 (65.38%) Red Hat

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 3 (11.54%) SharePoint
2 2 (7.69%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (3.85%) Apache
3 1 (3.85%) IIS
3 1 (3.85%) SAS
3 1 (3.85%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (19.23%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 19 (73.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (61.54%) PuTTY
1 16 (61.54%) WinSCP
2 1 (3.85%) BIG-IP
2 1 (3.85%) DNS
2 1 (3.85%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (84.62%) SQL Server
2 19 (73.08%) SQL Server 2012
2 19 (73.08%) SQL Server 2016
3 16 (61.54%) Oracle Database
3 16 (61.54%) Oracle Database 10g
3 16 (61.54%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (15.38%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (7.69%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 21 (80.77%) HP UFT
2 20 (76.92%) Oracle APEX
2 20 (76.92%) Selenium
3 19 (73.08%) SoapUI
3 19 (73.08%) SpecFlow
4 17 (65.38%) Ant
4 17 (65.38%) Eclipse
4 17 (65.38%) LoadRunner
4 17 (65.38%) TestNG
5 16 (61.54%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (7.69%) StarTeam
6 2 (7.69%) Toad
6 2 (7.69%) Visual Studio
6 2 (7.69%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (3.85%) Cucumber
Job Titles
1 7 (26.92%) Test Engineer
2 6 (23.08%) Test Automation Engineer
2 6 (23.08%) Tester
3 5 (19.23%) Automation Tester
3 5 (19.23%) Technical Specialist
3 5 (19.23%) Test Specialist
4 4 (15.38%) Analyst
4 4 (15.38%) Test Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Test Leader
6 1 (3.85%) .NET Developer
6 1 (3.85%) C# Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Python Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) QA Automation Tester
6 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Technical Architect
6 1 (3.85%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (88.46%) .NET
2 19 (73.08%) Web Services
3 2 (7.69%) .NET Framework
3 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 2 (7.69%) Entity Framework
3 2 (7.69%) jQuery
3 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
3 2 (7.69%) WCF
4 1 (3.85%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (3.85%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 21 (80.77%) Linux
2 19 (73.08%) Windows Server
3 16 (61.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 15 (57.69%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (3.85%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (73.08%) API Testing
1 19 (73.08%) Test Automation
2 18 (69.23%) System Integration Testing
2 18 (69.23%) Test Strategy
3 17 (65.38%) Performance Testing
4 16 (61.54%) DevOps
5 15 (57.69%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (50.00%) Defect Tracking
6 13 (50.00%) Scrum
7 11 (42.31%) Kanban
8 9 (34.62%) Collaborative Working
9 3 (11.54%) BDD
9 3 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (11.54%) TDD
10 2 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (7.69%) Migration
10 2 (7.69%) MVC
10 2 (7.69%) Test Scripting
10 2 (7.69%) Unit Testing
10 2 (7.69%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (80.77%) F#
1 21 (80.77%) Java
2 8 (30.77%) C#
3 5 (19.23%) SQL
4 2 (7.69%) C++
4 2 (7.69%) JavaScript
4 2 (7.69%) VB
4 2 (7.69%) VB.NET
5 1 (3.85%) Bash Shell
5 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
5 1 (3.85%) Python
5 1 (3.85%) VBA
5 1 (3.85%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 20 (76.92%) Security Cleared
2 19 (73.08%) SC Cleared
3 15 (57.69%) ISEB
3 15 (57.69%) ISEB Practitioner
3 15 (57.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (3.85%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 16 (61.54%) vSphere
2 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.85%) Dovecot
2 1 (3.85%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 16 (61.54%) HP ALM
2 2 (7.69%) vRealize
3 1 (3.85%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 20 (76.92%) HP
1 20 (76.92%) Oracle
2 19 (73.08%) Microsoft
2 19 (73.08%) Software AG
2 19 (73.08%) webMethods
3 17 (65.38%) Red Hat
4 16 (61.54%) VMware
5 2 (7.69%) Borland
6 1 (3.85%) Cisco
6 1 (3.85%) F5
6 1 (3.85%) Juniper
6 1 (3.85%) Tableau