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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 108 100 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 16 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.73% 0.29% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.95% 1.10% -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 0
Average daily rate
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£243 £220 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.22% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £323 £313
% change year-on-year
-37.98% +3.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 -
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -
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
819 455 341
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 37.50% 26.18% 22.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 445 228 158
Average daily rate £325 £350 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +1.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £160 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.20% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 31 54
Average hourly rate £16.16 £16.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.00% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £133.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -14.28%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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
Eastleigh - 5 £290 -
Basingstoke +1 4 - - 1
Farnborough - 1 £190 - 2
Andover - - - -
Petersfield - - - -
Portsmouth - - - -
Southampton - - - - 1
Winchester - - - -
Windows 8
South East

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 24 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (75.00%) Windows 7
3 14 (58.33%) Active Directory
4 12 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 11 (45.83%) Windows XP
5 11 (45.83%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (33.33%) VMware
7 7 (29.17%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (25.00%) Security Cleared
8 6 (25.00%) Citrix
9 5 (20.83%) MS Exchange
10 4 (16.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 4 (16.67%) VBScript
10 4 (16.67%) VB
10 4 (16.67%) Linux
10 4 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
10 4 (16.67%) PowerShell
10 4 (16.67%) DV Cleared
10 4 (16.67%) SCCM
10 4 (16.67%) Hyper-V
11 3 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
11 3 (12.50%) OpenStack
11 3 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
11 3 (12.50%) Open Source
11 3 (12.50%) OpenShift
11 3 (12.50%) Mentoring
11 3 (12.50%) Coaching
11 3 (12.50%) RHCSA

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 5 (20.83%) MS Exchange
2 4 (16.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (12.50%) OpenStack
4 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (4.17%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (12.50%) MS Office
2 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (4.17%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (12.50%) OpenShift
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (4.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) SMS
1 1 (4.17%) DHCP
1 1 (4.17%) Ethernet
1 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
1 1 (4.17%) DNS
1 1 (4.17%) Internet
1 1 (4.17%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (4.17%) iSCSI
1 1 (4.17%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) StarTeam
Job Titles
1 7 (29.17%) 3rd Line Support
2 5 (20.83%) Support Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Integration Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) IT Support Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Rollout Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Support Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Desktop Support
4 2 (8.33%) Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Wintel Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) IT Support
5 1 (4.17%) Designer
5 1 (4.17%) Service Desk Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) 3rd Line Server Support
5 1 (4.17%) UX Designer
5 1 (4.17%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Server Support
5 1 (4.17%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) HTML
1 1 (4.17%) CSS
1 1 (4.17%) HTML5
1 1 (4.17%) CSS3
1 1 (4.17%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Blackberry
1 3 (12.50%) Life Science
1 3 (12.50%) Open Source
2 1 (4.17%) User Experience
2 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.17%) Fat Client
2 1 (4.17%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 24 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (75.00%) Windows 7
3 11 (45.83%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (45.83%) Windows XP
4 8 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (29.17%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (16.67%) Linux
7 3 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (8.33%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (12.50%) Configuration Management
1 3 (12.50%) Mentoring
1 3 (12.50%) Coaching
2 2 (8.33%) ITIL V3
2 2 (8.33%) Service Management
2 2 (8.33%) Change Management
2 2 (8.33%) ITIL
3 1 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (4.17%) Performance Management
3 1 (4.17%) Software Deployment
3 1 (4.17%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.67%) VBScript
1 4 (16.67%) VB
1 4 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 3 (12.50%) Shell Script
2 3 (12.50%) SQL
3 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (16.67%) DV Cleared
3 3 (12.50%) RHCSA
3 3 (12.50%) CCNA
3 3 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (12.50%) RHCE
3 3 (12.50%) RHCA
4 2 (8.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (58.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (16.67%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.17%) XenApp
3 1 (4.17%) XenServer
3 1 (4.17%) XenDesktop
3 1 (4.17%) Terminal Services
3 1 (4.17%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 4 (16.67%) SCCM
2 3 (12.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (4.17%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (4.17%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 12 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (33.33%) VMware
3 6 (25.00%) Citrix
4 3 (12.50%) Borland
4 3 (12.50%) Red Hat
4 3 (12.50%) Oracle
5 2 (8.33%) LANDesk
5 2 (8.33%) Remedy
5 2 (8.33%) McAfee
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