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 1 June 2015 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
1 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 107 107 99
Rank change year-on-year
0 -8
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 9 12 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.45% 0.62% 0.91%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.42% 1.99% 2.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 9
Average daily rate
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£375 £180 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+108.33% -50.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £180 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £334 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £160 £223 £325
% change year-on-year
-28.08% -31.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
Average hourly rate £13.00 £20.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.58% -43.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.60 £13.72 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+13.72% -23.79%
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
633 604 537
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 31.43% 31.26% 30.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 348 309 318
Average daily rate £363 £329 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.26% +1.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £185 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £440 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.20% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 38 53
Average hourly rate £16.16 £35.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.82% +40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £8.68 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £52.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -4.32%

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 1 June 2015.

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 1 June 2015. 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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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
Portsmouth - 3 - -
Winchester -12 2 £375 -
Basingstoke -3 1 £100 -71.42% 2
Eastleigh - 1 £285 -
Windows 8
South East

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 1 June 2015, 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 29 (100.00%) Windows
2 22 (75.86%) Active Directory
3 19 (65.52%) Windows 7
4 13 (44.83%) Windows XP
5 12 (41.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (41.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (34.48%) Microsoft
7 9 (31.03%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (31.03%) VMware
8 8 (27.59%) Citrix
8 8 (27.59%) Security Cleared
9 6 (20.69%) McAfee
10 5 (17.24%) MS Excel
10 5 (17.24%) SQL
10 5 (17.24%) Oracle
10 5 (17.24%) SCCM
10 5 (17.24%) VMware Infrastructure
10 5 (17.24%) PowerShell
10 5 (17.24%) Hyper-V
11 4 (13.79%) Exchange Server 2010
11 4 (13.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 4 (13.79%) Incident Management
11 4 (13.79%) MS Exchange
11 4 (13.79%) ITIL
12 3 (10.34%) Oracle Reports
12 3 (10.34%) VBA
12 3 (10.34%) Blackberry
12 3 (10.34%) OpenView Configuration Management
12 3 (10.34%) HP
12 3 (10.34%) Information Security

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 June 2015, 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 4 (13.79%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (13.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 4 (13.79%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.90%) OpenStack
3 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (3.45%) Lync
Applications
1 5 (17.24%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.45%) MS Office
2 1 (3.45%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 3 (10.34%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) OpenShift
1 2 (6.90%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (6.90%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.34%) Firewall
2 1 (3.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.34%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (6.90%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (10.34%) MSI
1 3 (10.34%) Yeoman
2 2 (6.90%) StarTeam
3 1 (3.45%) Axure RP
Job Titles
1 7 (24.14%) Wintel Engineer
2 5 (17.24%) Analyst
3 4 (13.79%) Wintel Server Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) Consultant
3 4 (13.79%) Support Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) Service Analyst
3 4 (13.79%) Service Desk Analyst
3 4 (13.79%) Server Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) IT Support Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) IT Support
4 3 (10.34%) ArcSight Consultant
5 2 (6.90%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (6.90%) Integration Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Rollout Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Senior Support Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Technical Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Citrix Support
6 1 (3.45%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (3.45%) Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.34%) Regular Expression
2 1 (3.45%) HTML
2 1 (3.45%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Blackberry
2 2 (6.90%) Life Science
3 1 (3.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 29 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (65.52%) Windows 7
3 13 (44.83%) Windows XP
4 12 (41.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (41.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (31.03%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (10.34%) Windows Vista
7 2 (6.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (6.90%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (13.79%) Incident Management
1 4 (13.79%) ITIL
2 3 (10.34%) Information Security
2 3 (10.34%) Service Management
2 3 (10.34%) Change Management
2 3 (10.34%) ITIL V3
2 3 (10.34%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (6.90%) Server Hardening
3 2 (6.90%) Open Source
3 2 (6.90%) Mentoring
3 2 (6.90%) Coaching
3 2 (6.90%) Configuration Management
4 1 (3.45%) E-Commerce
4 1 (3.45%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.24%) SQL
1 5 (17.24%) PowerShell
2 3 (10.34%) VBA
3 2 (6.90%) Shell Script
3 2 (6.90%) VBScript
3 2 (6.90%) VB
4 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (27.59%) Security Cleared
2 3 (10.34%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.90%) RHCSA
3 2 (6.90%) DV Cleared
3 2 (6.90%) RHCA
3 2 (6.90%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (6.90%) RHCE
3 2 (6.90%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (75.86%) Active Directory
2 5 (17.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (17.24%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.45%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (3.45%) XenApp
3 1 (3.45%) XenServer
3 1 (3.45%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (17.24%) SCCM
2 3 (10.34%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 3 (10.34%) ArcSight ESM
3 2 (6.90%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 10 (34.48%) Microsoft
2 9 (31.03%) VMware
3 8 (27.59%) Citrix
4 6 (20.69%) McAfee
5 5 (17.24%) Oracle
6 3 (10.34%) HP
6 3 (10.34%) Remedy
6 3 (10.34%) ArcSight
6 3 (10.34%) Lumension
7 2 (6.90%) Borland
7 2 (6.90%) Red Hat
8 1 (3.45%) Adobe
Tadley, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Rate: £18.55 per hour + n/a
Posted: 3 days ago