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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows 8 over the 3 months to 1 October 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 107 113 111
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -2
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 8 15 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.45% 0.67% 0.38%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.56% 2.39% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 11 4
Median daily rate £146 £325 £274
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-55.23% +18.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £105 £105 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £373 £373
UK excluding London median daily rate £159 £225 £275
% change year-on-year
-29.33% -18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Median hourly rate £11.25 £13.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -15.62%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.13 £16.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+0.78% +14.28%
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
513 628 650
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 28.87% 28.05% 30.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 337 371 360
Median daily rate £365 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.68% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 55 51
Median hourly rate £14.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £12.81 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.46 £45.75 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-6.06% -

Windows 8
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hampshire region citing Windows 8 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 8 within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 1 October 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Southampton +16 6 £146 -55.23% 3
Windows 8
South East

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Windows 8 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Hampshire region with a requirement for Windows 8.

1 18 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 10 (55.56%) Windows 7
4 8 (44.44%) Windows 10
5 7 (38.89%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (38.89%) MS Office
6 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
7 5 (27.78%) Windows XP
7 5 (27.78%) Security Cleared
7 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (22.22%) PowerShell
8 4 (22.22%) Windows Vista
8 4 (22.22%) SCCM
8 4 (22.22%) Information Security
8 4 (22.22%) Office 365
8 4 (22.22%) ArcSight
8 4 (22.22%) Regular Expression
8 4 (22.22%) Oracle
8 4 (22.22%) Oracle Reports
8 4 (22.22%) ArcSight ESM
8 4 (22.22%) GPG13
8 4 (22.22%) Kalman Filter
8 4 (22.22%) DV Cleared
8 4 (22.22%) Content Development
9 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Clustering
9 3 (16.67%) Migration
9 3 (16.67%) SharePoint
9 3 (16.67%) MS Exchange
9 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
9 3 (16.67%) Hyper-V

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (16.67%) MS Exchange
1 3 (16.67%) SharePoint
1 3 (16.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (38.89%) MS Office
2 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (22.22%) Office 365
2 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) 2.5G
1 1 (5.56%) 2G
1 1 (5.56%) 3G
1 1 (5.56%) DNS
1 1 (5.56%) Internet
1 1 (5.56%) LTE
1 1 (5.56%) SMS
1 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
1 1 (5.56%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Bugzilla
General
1 1 (5.56%) Legal
1 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (22.22%) Analyst
1 4 (22.22%) ArcSight Engineer
1 4 (22.22%) Development Engineer
1 4 (22.22%) Service Analyst
1 4 (22.22%) Service Desk Analyst
2 3 (16.67%) Architect
2 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Specialist
2 3 (16.67%) Office 365 Architect
2 3 (16.67%) Office 365 Specialist
2 3 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Deskside Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (5.56%) Desktop Support
4 1 (5.56%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) EPoS Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Support Technician
4 1 (5.56%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Clustering
2 2 (11.11%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (55.56%) Windows 7
3 8 (44.44%) Windows 10
4 7 (38.89%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (27.78%) Windows XP
6 4 (22.22%) Windows Vista
7 1 (5.56%) Android
7 1 (5.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) Content Development
1 4 (22.22%) Information Security
1 4 (22.22%) Kalman Filter
2 3 (16.67%) Migration
3 2 (11.11%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.56%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) Security Cleared
2 4 (22.22%) DV Cleared
3 1 (5.56%) A+ Certification
3 1 (5.56%) Degree
3 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (22.22%) GPG13
System Software
1 12 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (16.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) ArcSight ESM
1 4 (22.22%) SCCM
2 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Clustering
2 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (22.22%) ArcSight
2 4 (22.22%) Oracle
3 2 (11.11%) Citrix
3 2 (11.11%) Intel
3 2 (11.11%) Xerox
4 1 (5.56%) CA
4 1 (5.56%) HP