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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 101 91 103
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +12
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 15 15 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.69% 0.79% 0.19%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.00% 2.64% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 10 2
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£290 £180 £433
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+61.11% -58.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £180 £379
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £295 £487
UK excluding London average daily rate £175 £231 £245
% change year-on-year
-24.32% -5.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -11.11%
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
749 568 356
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 34.55% 30.08% 23.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 365 302 210
Average daily rate £348 £315 £307
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.31% +2.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £165 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £320 £309
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 48 54
Average hourly rate £22.50 £28.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.64% +86.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.56 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £52.50 £38.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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 30 March 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 30 March 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
Basingstoke 0 6 £290 - 1
Portsmouth - 3 - - 1
Winchester - 1 £425 -
Farnborough - - - - 1
Andover - - - -
Southampton - - - - 4
Havant - - - - 3
Petersfield - - - - 1
Windows 8
South East

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 32 (100.00%) Windows
2 23 (71.88%) Active Directory
3 22 (68.75%) Windows 7
4 16 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (50.00%) Windows XP
5 14 (43.75%) Windows Server 2003
5 14 (43.75%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (34.38%) Microsoft
7 10 (31.25%) Security Cleared
8 8 (25.00%) Citrix
8 8 (25.00%) VMware
9 7 (21.88%) MS Exchange
10 6 (18.75%) ITIL
10 6 (18.75%) McAfee
10 6 (18.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 6 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2010
11 5 (15.63%) ITIL V3
11 5 (15.63%) SCCM
11 5 (15.63%) SC Cleared
11 5 (15.63%) VMware Infrastructure
11 5 (15.63%) PowerShell
11 5 (15.63%) Hyper-V
11 5 (15.63%) Service Management
11 5 (15.63%) Change Management
11 5 (15.63%) Blackberry
11 5 (15.63%) Remedy
11 5 (15.63%) assyst
12 4 (12.50%) Linux
12 4 (12.50%) SQL
12 4 (12.50%) VBScript

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 7 (21.88%) MS Exchange
2 6 (18.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 6 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (9.38%) OpenStack
4 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (3.13%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (9.38%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.25%) MS Office
3 1 (3.13%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 5 (15.63%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.38%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (9.38%) OpenShift
2 1 (3.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) Internet
2 1 (3.13%) Firewall
2 1 (3.13%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.38%) MySQL
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (9.38%) StarTeam
2 2 (6.25%) Yeoman
3 1 (3.13%) MSI
3 1 (3.13%) Axure RP
Job Titles
1 8 (25.00%) Wintel Engineer
2 6 (18.75%) Support Engineer
3 5 (15.63%) Analyst
3 5 (15.63%) IT Support Engineer
3 5 (15.63%) IT Support
4 4 (12.50%) Wintel Server Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Server Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Integration Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (9.38%) Service Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Consultant
6 2 (6.25%) Support Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Rollout Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Senior Support Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Citrix Support
7 1 (3.13%) Senior Integration Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) HTML
1 1 (3.13%) CSS
1 1 (3.13%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) Blackberry
2 3 (9.38%) Open Source
3 2 (6.25%) Life Science
4 1 (3.13%) Fat Client
4 1 (3.13%) User Experience
4 1 (3.13%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 32 (100.00%) Windows
2 22 (68.75%) Windows 7
3 16 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (50.00%) Windows XP
4 14 (43.75%) Windows Server 2003
4 14 (43.75%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (12.50%) Linux
6 3 (9.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (6.25%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (18.75%) ITIL
2 5 (15.63%) Service Management
2 5 (15.63%) Change Management
2 5 (15.63%) ITIL V3
3 3 (9.38%) Mentoring
3 3 (9.38%) Coaching
3 3 (9.38%) Configuration Management
3 3 (9.38%) Incident Management
4 1 (3.13%) E-Commerce
4 1 (3.13%) Workflow
4 1 (3.13%) Information Security
4 1 (3.13%) Software Distribution
4 1 (3.13%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 5 (15.63%) PowerShell
2 4 (12.50%) SQL
2 4 (12.50%) VBScript
2 4 (12.50%) VB
3 3 (9.38%) Shell Script
4 1 (3.13%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.13%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (31.25%) Security Cleared
2 5 (15.63%) SC Cleared
3 4 (12.50%) DV Cleared
4 3 (9.38%) RHCSA
4 3 (9.38%) CCNA
4 3 (9.38%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (9.38%) RHCE
4 3 (9.38%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (71.88%) Active Directory
2 5 (15.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (15.63%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.13%) XenApp
3 1 (3.13%) XenServer
3 1 (3.13%) XenDesktop
3 1 (3.13%) Terminal Services
3 1 (3.13%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 5 (15.63%) SCCM
2 3 (9.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (6.25%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 11 (34.38%) Microsoft
2 8 (25.00%) Citrix
2 8 (25.00%) VMware
3 6 (18.75%) McAfee
4 5 (15.63%) Remedy
5 4 (12.50%) Oracle
6 3 (9.38%) Borland
6 3 (9.38%) Red Hat
7 1 (3.13%) Adobe
7 1 (3.13%) HP
7 1 (3.13%) ArcSight
7 1 (3.13%) Lumension
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