The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 8 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Basingstoke region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows 8 over the 3 months to 17 September 2014 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 30 48 -
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 2 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 0.97% 0.87% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.44% 5.13% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £325 £280
% change year-on-year
-11.53% +16.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £23.00 -
% change year-on-year
-39.13% -
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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 Basingstoke region.

Operating Systems Category
Basingstoke
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
82 39 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 39.61% 16.88% 27.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 18 49
Average daily rate £338 £370 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.78% +13.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £168 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 12
Average hourly rate £13.50 £13.50 £12.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.88 £11.52 £10.12
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.70 £15.25 £24.63
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.15 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.19% -8.82%

Windows 8
Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows 8 across the Basingstoke region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows 8 Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

Windows 8
Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows 8 across the Basingstoke region.

Windows 8 Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Basingstoke region citing Windows 8 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 8.

1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (60.00%) Bluetooth
3 3 (60.00%) Visual Studio
3 3 (60.00%) C++
3 3 (60.00%) Scrum
4 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (20.00%) Windows Vista
5 1 (20.00%) Life Science
5 1 (20.00%) Time Management
5 1 (20.00%) Performance Management
5 1 (20.00%) iSCSI
5 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (20.00%) NAS
5 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
5 1 (20.00%) Device Driver
5 1 (20.00%) HTML
5 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (20.00%) Photoshop
5 1 (20.00%) CSS
5 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
5 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
5 1 (20.00%) ISO 9001
5 1 (20.00%) DHCP
5 1 (20.00%) Ethernet
5 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
5 1 (20.00%) DNS
5 1 (20.00%) SLA
5 1 (20.00%) Active Directory

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Basingstoke region citing Windows 8 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 8. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) Bluetooth
2 1 (20.00%) iSCSI
2 1 (20.00%) NAS
2 1 (20.00%) DHCP
2 1 (20.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (20.00%) DNS
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Developer
3 1 (20.00%) UI Designer
3 1 (20.00%) User Experience Designer
3 1 (20.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Desktop Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Software Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Desktop Support
3 1 (20.00%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
1 1 (20.00%) CSS
1 1 (20.00%) HTML5
1 1 (20.00%) CSS3
1 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Life Science
1 1 (20.00%) Device Driver
1 1 (20.00%) Kindle
1 1 (20.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Vista
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Scrum
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Time Management
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Management
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C++
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) ISO 9001
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft