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 30 July 2015 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 37 26 45
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +19
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 1 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 0.40% 1.61% 1.72%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.35% 3.95% 7.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate
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- £350 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -22.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £188 £238 £325
% change year-on-year
-21.05% -26.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £14.00 £19.75
% change year-on-year
+15.71% -29.11%
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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
74 76 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 29.25% 40.86% 23.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 31 34
Average daily rate £388 £425 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% +3.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £311 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.54% -4.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 9 2
Average hourly rate £19.00 £13.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.74% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.40%

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
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 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (85.71%) Windows XP
3 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (28.57%) SLA
5 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
6 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (14.29%) Software Deployment
6 1 (14.29%) Unified Communications
6 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
6 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
6 1 (14.29%) VoIP
6 1 (14.29%) DHCP
6 1 (14.29%) Ethernet
6 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
6 1 (14.29%) DNS
6 1 (14.29%) Linux
6 1 (14.29%) MCSA
6 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
6 1 (14.29%) SQL
6 1 (14.29%) MySQL
6 1 (14.29%) Oracle
6 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
6 1 (14.29%) MS Office
6 1 (14.29%) ITIL
6 1 (14.29%) UNIX
6 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 (14.29%) MS Exchange
1 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) VoIP
1 1 (14.29%) DHCP
1 1 (14.29%) Ethernet
1 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
1 1 (14.29%) DNS
1 1 (14.29%) iSCSI
1 1 (14.29%) NAS
1 1 (14.29%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) MySQL
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Server Engineer
1 4 (57.14%) Wintel Engineer
1 4 (57.14%) Wintel Server Engineer
1 4 (57.14%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (28.57%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) 1st Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Life Science
1 1 (14.29%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) Windows XP
3 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
6 1 (14.29%) UNIX
6 1 (14.29%) Windows Vista
6 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) ITIL
1 1 (14.29%) Performance Management
1 1 (14.29%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
1 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) MCSA
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (14.29%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft