The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 8 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows 8 over the 3 months to 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 49 40 42
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +2
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 6 11 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.24% 2.51% 1.25%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.44% 7.53% 3.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 11 4
Median daily rate £163 £150 £153
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -1.63%
UK excluding London median daily rate £210 £188 £225
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Median hourly rate £12.74 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £16.20 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-13.58% +11.72%
Windows 8
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Gloucestershire region.

Operating Systems Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
135 146 149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 28.01% 33.33% 37.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 103 82
Median daily rate £400 £410 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% +21.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £150 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £472 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 20
Median hourly rate £13.00 £14.10 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.80% -11.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £12.27 £13.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.23 £20.00 £41.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%

Windows 8
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 Gloucestershire

Windows 8
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows 8 across the Gloucestershire region.

Windows 8 Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Windows 8
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Windows 8 Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Windows 8
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 8 within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 28 June 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham - 5 £163 -
Windows 8
South West

Windows 8
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Windows 8.

1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (75.00%) Windows 7
3 5 (62.50%) Windows 10
3 5 (62.50%) HP
4 2 (25.00%) DNS
4 2 (25.00%) SLA
4 2 (25.00%) DHCP
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
5 1 (12.50%) Structured Cabling
5 1 (12.50%) XenApp
5 1 (12.50%) Smartphone
5 1 (12.50%) VLAN
5 1 (12.50%) SCCM
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (12.50%) Wireless
5 1 (12.50%) Handset
5 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
5 1 (12.50%) HTML
5 1 (12.50%) IIS
5 1 (12.50%) MS Office
5 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
5 1 (12.50%) LAN
5 1 (12.50%) WAN
5 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 1 (12.50%) Citrix
5 1 (12.50%) Internet

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 (12.50%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) DHCP
1 2 (25.00%) DNS
2 1 (12.50%) Internet
2 1 (12.50%) LAN
2 1 (12.50%) Structured Cabling
2 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
2 1 (12.50%) VLAN
2 1 (12.50%) WAN
2 1 (12.50%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
1 6 (75.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 6 (75.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
1 6 (75.00%) Support Engineer
2 5 (62.50%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
2 5 (62.50%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
2 5 (62.50%) Desktop Engineer
2 5 (62.50%) Desktop Support
2 5 (62.50%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Handset
1 1 (12.50%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (75.00%) Windows 7
3 5 (62.50%) Windows 10
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) HP
2 1 (12.50%) Citrix
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft