The table below looks at the statistics 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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 112 97 -
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.14% 0.063% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.43% 0.25% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £300 £285
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £18.25 -
% change year-on-year
-23.28% -
Windows 8
South East

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

Operating Systems Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
692 399 448
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 32.40% 25.06% 24.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 396 224 217
Average daily rate £325 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £140 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 33 59
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.40 £12.00 £11.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £46.00 £39.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.73% -11.76%

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
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 23 October 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
Basingstoke - 2 - -
Winchester - 1 £400 -
Farnborough - - - - 1
Andover - - - -
Fareham - - - -
Petersfield - - - - 1
Portsmouth - - - - 1
Southampton - - - - 1
Windows 8
South East

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 19 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (73.68%) Windows 7
3 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
4 6 (31.58%) Windows XP
5 5 (26.32%) Active Directory
6 4 (21.05%) MS Excel
6 4 (21.05%) MS Office
6 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (15.79%) Windows Vista
7 3 (15.79%) Scrum
7 3 (15.79%) Visual Studio
7 3 (15.79%) C++
7 3 (15.79%) Bluetooth
7 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (10.53%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (10.53%) MSI
8 2 (10.53%) InstallShield
8 2 (10.53%) SharePoint
8 2 (10.53%) VBA
8 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (10.53%) LANDesk
8 2 (10.53%) Application Packaging
8 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
8 2 (10.53%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (5.26%) Kindle
9 1 (5.26%) CSS3
9 1 (5.26%) Windows Intune
9 1 (5.26%) Software Deployment
9 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (5.26%) AngularJS

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 (10.53%) SharePoint 2013
1 2 (10.53%) SharePoint
1 2 (10.53%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (5.26%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (21.05%) MS Excel
1 4 (21.05%) MS Office
2 1 (5.26%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) Bluetooth
2 1 (5.26%) NAS
2 1 (5.26%) iSCSI
2 1 (5.26%) DHCP
2 1 (5.26%) Ethernet
2 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.26%) DNS
2 1 (5.26%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Visual Studio
2 2 (10.53%) MSI
2 2 (10.53%) InstallShield
Job Titles
1 3 (15.79%) Desktop Support
1 3 (15.79%) Developer
1 3 (15.79%) Support Engineer
1 3 (15.79%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (10.53%) Desktop Engineer
2 2 (10.53%) Deployment Engineer
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Developer
2 2 (10.53%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Designer
3 1 (5.26%) UX Designer
3 1 (5.26%) UI Designer
3 1 (5.26%) Desktop Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Software Developer
3 1 (5.26%) Architect
3 1 (5.26%) Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) Technical Architect
3 1 (5.26%) Consultant
3 1 (5.26%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) Application Packaging
2 1 (5.26%) CSS3
2 1 (5.26%) AngularJS
2 1 (5.26%) HTML5
2 1 (5.26%) CSS
2 1 (5.26%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) Kindle
2 1 (5.26%) Life Science
2 1 (5.26%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.26%) Device Driver
2 1 (5.26%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 19 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (73.68%) Windows 7
3 6 (31.58%) Windows XP
4 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (15.79%) Windows Vista
6 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.79%) Scrum
2 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (5.26%) Software Deployment
3 1 (5.26%) Incident Management
3 1 (5.26%) Time Management
3 1 (5.26%) Performance Management
3 1 (5.26%) Data Migration
3 1 (5.26%) Software Engineering
3 1 (5.26%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) C++
2 2 (10.53%) VBA
3 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.26%) SQL
3 1 (5.26%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) ISO 9001
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (26.32%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.53%) LANDesk
3 1 (5.26%) VMware
3 1 (5.26%) HP