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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 32 37 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 4 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 1.67% 0.39% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.30% 1.06% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £323 £300
% change year-on-year
-37.98% +7.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £13.75 -
% change year-on-year
+1.81% -
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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
93 94 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 38.91% 36.58% 24.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 48 15
Average daily rate £350 £380 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +16.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £325 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 5 16
Average hourly rate £11.88 £12.88 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.76% -66.98%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.85 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+5.66% -11.76%

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 19 December 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 XP
2 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (66.67%) SCCM
3 4 (66.67%) Hyper-V
3 4 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 4 (66.67%) DV Cleared
3 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
3 4 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (66.67%) PowerShell
3 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (66.67%) VMware
3 4 (66.67%) Linux
3 4 (66.67%) VBScript
3 4 (66.67%) VB
4 3 (50.00%) MySQL
4 3 (50.00%) Oracle
4 3 (50.00%) Shell Script
4 3 (50.00%) Configuration Management
4 3 (50.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 3 (50.00%) CCNA
4 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (50.00%) RHCE
4 3 (50.00%) Borland
4 3 (50.00%) Red Hat
4 3 (50.00%) RHCA
4 3 (50.00%) StarTeam

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 3 (50.00%) OpenStack
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (50.00%) OpenShift
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) iSCSI
1 1 (16.67%) NAS
1 1 (16.67%) SMS
1 1 (16.67%) DHCP
1 1 (16.67%) Ethernet
1 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
1 1 (16.67%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) StarTeam
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Integration Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Designer
2 1 (16.67%) UX Designer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Integration Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) UI Designer
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) HTML5
1 1 (16.67%) CSS3
1 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
1 1 (16.67%) CSS
1 1 (16.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (16.67%) User Experience
2 1 (16.67%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Windows XP
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (66.67%) Linux
4 3 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (50.00%) Mentoring
1 3 (50.00%) Coaching
2 1 (16.67%) Software Deployment
2 1 (16.67%) Software Distribution
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Management
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) PowerShell
1 4 (66.67%) VBScript
1 4 (66.67%) VB
2 3 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) DV Cleared
1 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) CCNA
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (50.00%) RHCE
2 3 (50.00%) RHCA
2 3 (50.00%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 4 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) SCCM
2 3 (50.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (16.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) VMware
3 3 (50.00%) Oracle
3 3 (50.00%) Borland
3 3 (50.00%) Red Hat