The first table below looks at the demand for Windows 8 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows 8 over the 3 months to 11 July 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 Hampshire 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 105 91 -
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 12 14 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.59% 0.82% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.85% 2.67% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 0
Average daily rate
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£225 £360 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £244 £350 £500
% change year-on-year
-30.35% -30.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £15.50 £36.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.94% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £23.00 -
% change year-on-year
-39.13% -
Operating Systems Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
647 524 441
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 31.70% 30.73% 27.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 338 302 188
Average daily rate £325 £335 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.98% +1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £196 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 52 83
Average hourly rate £15.50 £18.88 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.88% -5.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.77 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -8.57%
Windows 8
South East

Windows 8
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows 8 across the Hampshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows 8 Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

Windows 8
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Windows 8 Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

Windows 8
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows 8 across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014.

Windows 8 Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

Windows 8
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Windows 8 Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

Windows 8
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 8 within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Southampton - 5 £190 - 3
Basingstoke +12 3 £350 -22.22%
Winchester - 2 - - 1
Farnborough - - - -
Fareham - - - -
Petersfield - - - - 1
Portsmouth - - - -
Windows 8
South East

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 26 (100.00%) Windows
2 22 (84.62%) Windows 7
3 9 (34.62%) Windows XP
4 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
4 6 (23.08%) Active Directory
5 5 (19.23%) HP
5 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (15.38%) Incident Management
6 4 (15.38%) Migration
7 3 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (11.54%) Finance
7 3 (11.54%) Scrum
7 3 (11.54%) Replication
7 3 (11.54%) VMware
7 3 (11.54%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (11.54%) Firewall
7 3 (11.54%) LANDesk
7 3 (11.54%) SAN
7 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (11.54%) McAfee
7 3 (11.54%) Bluetooth
7 3 (11.54%) LAN
7 3 (11.54%) WAN
7 3 (11.54%) C++
7 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
7 3 (11.54%) MS Office
7 3 (11.54%) Visual Studio
7 3 (11.54%) McAfee ePO
7 3 (11.54%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (11.54%) Lumension

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 2 (7.69%) SharePoint
1 2 (7.69%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (7.69%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (3.85%) IBM Notes
2 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.85%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 3 (11.54%) MS Office
2 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) SaaS
1 1 (3.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.54%) Bluetooth
1 3 (11.54%) LAN
1 3 (11.54%) WAN
1 3 (11.54%) SAN
1 3 (11.54%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Visual Studio
2 2 (7.69%) MSI
2 2 (7.69%) InstallShield
General
1 3 (11.54%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (19.23%) Deployment Engineer
2 4 (15.38%) Support Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Administrator
3 3 (11.54%) IT Administrator
3 3 (11.54%) Developer
3 3 (11.54%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (7.69%) Rollout Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Developer
5 1 (3.85%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Windows Support Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Deployment Team Leader
5 1 (3.85%) Team Leader
5 1 (3.85%) Server Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Server Support Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Migration Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (3.85%) Server Support
5 1 (3.85%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Replication
2 2 (7.69%) Blackberry
2 2 (7.69%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.85%) Device Driver
3 1 (3.85%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 26 (100.00%) Windows
2 22 (84.62%) Windows 7
3 9 (34.62%) Windows XP
4 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (7.69%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (15.38%) Migration
1 4 (15.38%) Incident Management
2 3 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (11.54%) Scrum
2 3 (11.54%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2
3 1 (3.85%) ERP
3 1 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (3.85%) Software Engineering
3 1 (3.85%) Test Management
3 1 (3.85%) Time Management
3 1 (3.85%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.54%) C++
2 2 (7.69%) SQL
2 2 (7.69%) VBA
3 1 (3.85%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) ISO 9001
1 1 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 6 (23.08%) Active Directory
2 3 (11.54%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (11.54%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 5 (19.23%) HP
3 3 (11.54%) McAfee
3 3 (11.54%) VMware
3 3 (11.54%) LANDesk
3 3 (11.54%) Veeam
3 3 (11.54%) Lumension
4 1 (3.85%) Lotus
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