The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Basingstoke region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 28 42 -
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 3 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 1.56% 1.58% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.49% 7.84% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £338 £500
% change year-on-year
-25.92% -32.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £19.75 -
% change year-on-year
-26.58% -
Operating Systems Category
Basingstoke
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
86 51 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 44.79% 20.16% 32.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 31 33
Average daily rate £400 £425 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £177 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £463 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 12
Average hourly rate £13.50 £13.50 £12.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -7.42%
Windows 8
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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 20 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 1 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (75.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (75.00%) C++
2 3 (75.00%) Bluetooth
2 3 (75.00%) Scrum
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (25.00%) Time Management
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) Kindle
4 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (25.00%) Office 365
4 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (25.00%) ISO 9001
4 1 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (25.00%) Device Driver

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) Bluetooth
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Software Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Server Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Server Support Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Server Support
3 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Kindle
1 1 (25.00%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) Time Management
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C++
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
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