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 3 months to 27 April 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
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 7 - 8
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Windows 15 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Andover 23.81% - 10.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 93.75% - 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 0 2
Median daily rate £425 - £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 - £405
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 - £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £340 £325
% change year-on-year -0.73% +4.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.25 £15.00
% change year-on-year -1.63% +1.66%  

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 16 6 3
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Andover 25.40% 25.00% 15.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 3 2
Median daily rate £425 £350 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.42% -22.22%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £340
% change year-on-year +6.89% +6.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.84 £15.75
% change year-on-year -7.95% +6.92%  

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Andover

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Andover citing Windows as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

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 3 months to 27 April 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 27 April 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 14 (93.33%) Linux
1 14 (93.33%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (86.67%) VMware
2 13 (86.67%) Oracle
2 13 (86.67%) HP
3 11 (73.33%) Oracle Database
4 10 (66.67%) DevOps
4 10 (66.67%) PuTTY
4 10 (66.67%) WinSCP
4 10 (66.67%) Oracle Database 10g
4 10 (66.67%) HP UFT
4 10 (66.67%) Oracle APEX
4 10 (66.67%) Oracle Database 11g
4 10 (66.67%) F#
4 10 (66.67%) TeamCity
5 9 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 9 (60.00%) Red Hat
5 9 (60.00%) SharePoint
6 8 (53.33%) SQL Server
6 8 (53.33%) Test Scripting
6 8 (53.33%) Migration
6 8 (53.33%) Defect Tracking
6 8 (53.33%) vRealize
7 7 (46.67%) SQL Server 2012
7 7 (46.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (46.67%) Jenkins
7 7 (46.67%) SpecFlow
7 7 (46.67%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (46.67%) Selenium
7 7 (46.67%) Security Cleared

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 9 (60.00%) SharePoint
2 5 (33.33%) IIS
3 1 (6.67%) Apache
3 1 (6.67%) ArcGIS
3 1 (6.67%) GlassFish
3 1 (6.67%) SAS
3 1 (6.67%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (66.67%) PuTTY
1 10 (66.67%) WinSCP
2 6 (40.00%) LDAP
3 3 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (13.33%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (13.33%) DNS
4 2 (13.33%) WAN
5 1 (6.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (6.67%) Firewall
5 1 (6.67%) Internet
5 1 (6.67%) IPsec
5 1 (6.67%) Kerberos
5 1 (6.67%) LAN
5 1 (6.67%) Network Security
5 1 (6.67%) SAN
5 1 (6.67%) SSL
5 1 (6.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (73.33%) Oracle Database
2 10 (66.67%) Oracle Database 10g
2 10 (66.67%) Oracle Database 11g
3 8 (53.33%) SQL Server
4 7 (46.67%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (40.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (26.67%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (26.67%) Oracle BI EE
7 4 (26.67%) Oracle Database 12c
7 4 (26.67%) Oracle OWB
7 4 (26.67%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (6.67%) MySQL
8 1 (6.67%) RDBMS
8 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
8 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2016
8 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (66.67%) HP UFT
1 10 (66.67%) Oracle APEX
1 10 (66.67%) TeamCity
2 9 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (46.67%) Jenkins
3 7 (46.67%) Selenium
3 7 (46.67%) SpecFlow
4 6 (40.00%) Toad
5 4 (26.67%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (13.33%) Ant
6 2 (13.33%) Eclipse
6 2 (13.33%) LoadRunner
6 2 (13.33%) SoapUI
6 2 (13.33%) TestNG
7 1 (6.67%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
7 1 (6.67%) Hudson
7 1 (6.67%) MSI
7 1 (6.67%) NUnit
7 1 (6.67%) WiX
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Tester
2 2 (13.33%) Architect
2 2 (13.33%) Automation Tester
2 2 (13.33%) Technical Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Administrator
3 1 (6.67%) Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Lead Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Lead Tester
3 1 (6.67%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (6.67%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Technical Leader
3 1 (6.67%) Test Leader
3 1 (6.67%) Unix Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (46.67%) .NET
2 5 (33.33%) XML
3 3 (20.00%) Web Services
4 1 (6.67%) .NET Framework
4 1 (6.67%) Ajax
4 1 (6.67%) AppFabric
4 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
4 1 (6.67%) Entity Framework
4 1 (6.67%) Express
4 1 (6.67%) jQuery
4 1 (6.67%) JSF
4 1 (6.67%) Kendo UI
4 1 (6.67%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (6.67%) LAMP
4 1 (6.67%) Middleware
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (6.67%) SAML
4 1 (6.67%) SignalR
4 1 (6.67%) Unity DI Container
4 1 (6.67%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Data Centre
1 2 (13.33%) PKI
2 1 (6.67%) Clustering
2 1 (6.67%) Fat Client
2 1 (6.67%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 14 (93.33%) Linux
2 7 (46.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 7 (46.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (40.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (13.33%) CentOS
4 2 (13.33%) Unix
5 1 (6.67%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (93.33%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (66.67%) DevOps
3 8 (53.33%) Defect Tracking
3 8 (53.33%) Migration
3 8 (53.33%) Test Scripting
4 7 (46.67%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (40.00%) BDD
5 6 (40.00%) Integration Testing
5 6 (40.00%) Scrum
5 6 (40.00%) System Integration Testing
5 6 (40.00%) Test Automation
5 6 (40.00%) Test Management
6 4 (26.67%) Automation Testing
6 4 (26.67%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (26.67%) ETL
6 4 (26.67%) Exploratory Testing
6 4 (26.67%) Non-Functional Testing
6 4 (26.67%) Regression Testing
6 4 (26.67%) Service Management
6 4 (26.67%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 10 (66.67%) F#
2 7 (46.67%) SQL
3 3 (20.00%) Java
4 2 (13.33%) VB
5 1 (6.67%) C#
5 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
5 1 (6.67%) Perl
5 1 (6.67%) PHP
5 1 (6.67%) Shell Script
5 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
5 1 (6.67%) TypeScript
5 1 (6.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (46.67%) Security Cleared
2 6 (40.00%) ISEB
2 6 (40.00%) ISEB Practitioner
2 6 (40.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 6 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (6.67%) DV Cleared
3 1 (6.67%) RHCE
3 1 (6.67%) RHCSS
3 1 (6.67%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) GPG13
1 1 (6.67%) JSP 440
System Software
1 6 (40.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (40.00%) vSphere
2 5 (33.33%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (26.67%) Terminal Services
4 2 (13.33%) vCloud
4 2 (13.33%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (6.67%) GFS2
5 1 (6.67%) OCFS2
5 1 (6.67%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 8 (53.33%) vRealize
2 1 (6.67%) Ansible
Vendors
1 13 (86.67%) HP
1 13 (86.67%) Oracle
1 13 (86.67%) VMware
2 9 (60.00%) Red Hat
3 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (26.67%) Remedy
5 3 (20.00%) ArcSight
5 3 (20.00%) Cisco
6 2 (13.33%) 3PAR
7 1 (6.67%) Blue Coat
7 1 (6.67%) Dell
7 1 (6.67%) DevExpress
7 1 (6.67%) ESRI
7 1 (6.67%) F5
7 1 (6.67%) Gemalto
7 1 (6.67%) Juniper
7 1 (6.67%) Rackspace
7 1 (6.67%) Software AG
7 1 (6.67%) webMethods
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