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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 31 48 -
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 2 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 0.96% 1.52% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.04% 8.51% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £450 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £294 £325 £280
% change year-on-year
-9.61% +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
98 47 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 46.89% 17.87% 27.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 23 43
Average daily rate £360 £370 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.70% +13.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 5 12
Average hourly rate £13.50 £14.50 £12.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.89% +13.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.03 £13.50 £10.12
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £15.53 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

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 29 August 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Windows 7
3 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 3 (50.00%) Bluetooth
4 3 (50.00%) Visual Studio
4 3 (50.00%) C++
4 3 (50.00%) Scrum
5 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
6 1 (16.67%) NAS
6 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
6 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (16.67%) HTML5
6 1 (16.67%) Kindle
6 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (16.67%) CSS3
6 1 (16.67%) Office 365
6 1 (16.67%) Software Deployment
6 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
6 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (16.67%) ISO 9001
6 1 (16.67%) DHCP
6 1 (16.67%) Ethernet
6 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
6 1 (16.67%) DNS
6 1 (16.67%) SLA
6 1 (16.67%) HTML

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) Bluetooth
2 1 (16.67%) DHCP
2 1 (16.67%) Ethernet
2 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (16.67%) DNS
2 1 (16.67%) iSCSI
2 1 (16.67%) NAS
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Developer
3 1 (16.67%) UI Designer
3 1 (16.67%) User Experience Designer
3 1 (16.67%) Designer
3 1 (16.67%) Software Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Server Support
3 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Server Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Server Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Desktop Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) HTML
1 1 (16.67%) CSS
1 1 (16.67%) HTML5
1 1 (16.67%) CSS3
1 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Device Driver
1 1 (16.67%) Life Science
1 1 (16.67%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Windows 7
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) Time Management
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Management
3 1 (16.67%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) ISO 9001
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft