Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 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
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 10 7 17
Rank change year-on-year -3 +10 +3
Contract jobs citing Windows 15 8 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Andover 22.73% 14.81% 18.68%
As % of the Operating Systems category 83.33% 88.89% 65.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 11
Andover median daily rate £400 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.08% -7.14% -27.27%
10th Percentile £325 £233 £108
90th Percentile £500 £364 £388
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +4.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Andover median hourly rate - - -
Hampshire median hourly rate £17.50 £15.97 £25.75
% change year-on-year +9.61% -38.00% +58.46%

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 18 9 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Andover 27.27% 16.67% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 3 13
Andover median daily rate £400 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.08% -7.14% -12.50%
10th Percentile £329 £233 £119
90th Percentile £500 £364 £450
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Andover median hourly rate - - -
Hampshire median hourly rate £20.63 £20.12 £32.50
% change year-on-year +2.51% -38.09% +85.71%

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 18 October 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 18 October 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 13 (86.67%) SC Cleared
1 13 (86.67%) Security Cleared
2 11 (73.33%) SQL Server
2 11 (73.33%) Linux
3 9 (60.00%) LoadRunner
3 9 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (53.33%) Performance Testing
4 8 (53.33%) F#
4 8 (53.33%) Test Automation
4 8 (53.33%) Test Strategy
4 8 (53.33%) Red Hat
4 8 (53.33%) HP UFT
4 8 (53.33%) Java
4 8 (53.33%) .NET
4 8 (53.33%) Selenium
5 7 (46.67%) webMethods
5 7 (46.67%) Oracle
5 7 (46.67%) Web Services
5 7 (46.67%) HP
5 7 (46.67%) Software AG
5 7 (46.67%) SpecFlow
5 7 (46.67%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (46.67%) API Testing
5 7 (46.67%) SQL Server 2016
5 7 (46.67%) Windows Server
5 7 (46.67%) Oracle APEX
5 7 (46.67%) SoapUI
6 6 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (33.33%) TestNG
7 5 (33.33%) System Integration Testing

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 (33.33%) IIS
2 4 (26.67%) Apache
2 4 (26.67%) SharePoint
2 4 (26.67%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (6.67%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 9 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (26.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) BIG-IP
1 4 (26.67%) DNS
1 4 (26.67%) Firewall
1 4 (26.67%) PuTTY
1 4 (26.67%) WinSCP
2 1 (6.67%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (73.33%) SQL Server
2 7 (46.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 7 (46.67%) SQL Server 2016
3 4 (26.67%) Oracle Database
3 4 (26.67%) Oracle Database 10g
3 4 (26.67%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (13.33%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (60.00%) LoadRunner
2 8 (53.33%) HP UFT
2 8 (53.33%) Selenium
3 7 (46.67%) Oracle APEX
3 7 (46.67%) SoapUI
3 7 (46.67%) SpecFlow
4 6 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (33.33%) Ant
5 5 (33.33%) Eclipse
5 5 (33.33%) TestNG
6 2 (13.33%) Toad
7 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (13.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Tester
2 4 (26.67%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Automation Tester
4 2 (13.33%) Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Test Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Test Automation Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Test Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) .NET Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Automation Test Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Performance Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Performance Test Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Performance Tester
5 1 (6.67%) QA Tester
5 1 (6.67%) Senior .NET Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Specialist
5 1 (6.67%) Test Leader
5 1 (6.67%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (53.33%) .NET
2 7 (46.67%) Web Services
3 1 (6.67%) .NET Framework
3 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (6.67%) Durandal
3 1 (6.67%) Entity Framework
3 1 (6.67%) jQuery
3 1 (6.67%) Kendo UI
3 1 (6.67%) OAuth
3 1 (6.67%) RESTful
3 1 (6.67%) SignalR
3 1 (6.67%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Public Cloud
2 2 (13.33%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 11 (73.33%) Linux
2 7 (46.67%) Windows Server
3 4 (26.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (26.67%) Ubuntu
3 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (6.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Performance Testing
1 8 (53.33%) Test Automation
1 8 (53.33%) Test Strategy
2 7 (46.67%) API Testing
3 5 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
4 4 (26.67%) Defect Tracking
4 4 (26.67%) DevOps
5 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (13.33%) Collaborative Working
6 2 (13.33%) Continuous Deployment
6 2 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (13.33%) Defect Management
6 2 (13.33%) Deployment Automation
6 2 (13.33%) Kanban
6 2 (13.33%) Migration
6 2 (13.33%) Non-Functional Testing
6 2 (13.33%) Scrum
6 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (13.33%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) F#
1 8 (53.33%) Java
2 4 (26.67%) Bash Shell
2 4 (26.67%) PowerShell
2 4 (26.67%) SQL
3 3 (20.00%) C#
4 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
4 1 (6.67%) TypeScript
4 1 (6.67%) VB
4 1 (6.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (86.67%) SC Cleared
1 13 (86.67%) Security Cleared
2 4 (26.67%) ISEB
2 4 (26.67%) ISEB Practitioner
2 4 (26.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
1 4 (26.67%) Dovecot
1 4 (26.67%) Postfix
1 4 (26.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) HAProxy
1 4 (26.67%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Red Hat
2 7 (46.67%) HP
2 7 (46.67%) Oracle
2 7 (46.67%) Software AG
2 7 (46.67%) webMethods
3 4 (26.67%) Cisco
3 4 (26.67%) F5
3 4 (26.67%) Juniper
3 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (26.67%) VMware
4 1 (6.67%) DevExpress
4 1 (6.67%) Infragistics