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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows 8 over the 3 months to 2 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank - 25 35
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 0 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke - 2.84% 0.92%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 9.68% 2.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 0
Median daily rate - £290 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £180 £200 £200
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £17.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.00 £15.38
% change year-on-year
+17.85% -8.94%
Windows 8
Hampshire

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
87 62 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 26.36% 29.38% 40.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 19 55
Median daily rate £325 £290 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.06% +28.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £276 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £340 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 4
Median hourly rate £16.25 £17.50 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 £17.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.63 £17.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £15.85 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.25% -0.93%

Windows 8
Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Basingstoke region citing Windows 8 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Hourly Rate Trend in Basingstoke

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

Windows 8 Hourly Rate Trend in Basingstoke

Windows 8
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 2 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Windows 8 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 Basingstoke region with a requirement for Windows 8.

1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Mac OS X
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) Google
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (50.00%) Google Apps
2 1 (50.00%) Office 365
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke 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 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Google Apps
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Desktop Support
2 1 (50.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Mac OS X
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Google
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft