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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 91 108 111
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +3
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 13 21 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.70% 0.96% 0.50%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.83% 3.21% 1.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 11 6
Median daily rate £260 £338 £205
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.96% +64.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £137 £160 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £375 £290
UK excluding London median daily rate £155 £170 £175
% change year-on-year
-8.82% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 0
Median hourly rate £12.25 £13.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.25% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £16.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +17.85%
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
459 654 795
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 24.70% 30.04% 35.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 268 371 443
Median daily rate £350 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £480 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 59 40
Median hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% -22.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.50 £11.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.46 £47.50 £49.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

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
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 8 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 8 within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 8 December 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 +5 6 £140 -56.92% 4
Havant - 4 £375 -
Windows 8
South East

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 21 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (71.43%) Windows 7
3 12 (57.14%) Active Directory
4 7 (33.33%) MS Office
5 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 6 (28.57%) Windows XP
5 6 (28.57%) Citrix
5 6 (28.57%) Skype for Business
6 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (19.05%) XenApp
7 4 (19.05%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (19.05%) Skype
7 4 (19.05%) Windows 10
8 3 (14.29%) Windows Server
8 3 (14.29%) MS Exchange
8 3 (14.29%) SCCM
8 3 (14.29%) Office 365
8 3 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (9.52%) ArcSight
9 2 (9.52%) Regular Expression
9 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
9 2 (9.52%) GPG13
9 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Intune
9 2 (9.52%) DV Cleared
9 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
9 2 (9.52%) PowerShell
9 2 (9.52%) Windows Vista
9 2 (9.52%) 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 6 (28.57%) Skype for Business
2 3 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (14.29%) MS Exchange
3 2 (9.52%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (33.33%) MS Office
2 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
3 1 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (14.29%) Office 365
2 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) Skype
2 2 (9.52%) DNS
2 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.76%) DHCP
3 1 (4.76%) Internet
3 1 (4.76%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (4.76%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle Reports
General
1 1 (4.76%) Legal
1 1 (4.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) Analyst
1 6 (28.57%) Service Analyst
1 6 (28.57%) Service Desk Analyst
2 4 (19.05%) Applications Packager
2 4 (19.05%) Support Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Architect
3 2 (9.52%) ArcSight Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Citrix Packager
3 2 (9.52%) Deskside Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Desktop Support
3 2 (9.52%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Development Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Office 365 Architect
3 2 (9.52%) Office 365 Specialist
4 1 (4.76%) 1st/2nd Line Support Technician
4 1 (4.76%) Active Directory Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Clustering
1 2 (9.52%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 21 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (71.43%) Windows 7
3 6 (28.57%) Windows XP
4 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (19.05%) Windows 10
6 3 (14.29%) Windows Server
7 2 (9.52%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (9.52%) Content Development
1 2 (9.52%) Information Security
1 2 (9.52%) ITIL
1 2 (9.52%) Kalman Filter
1 2 (9.52%) Migration
1 2 (9.52%) Network Architecture
2 1 (4.76%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.76%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) A+ Certification
1 2 (9.52%) DV Cleared
1 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) CCNA
2 1 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.76%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) MCP
2 1 (4.76%) MCSE
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.76%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) GPG13
System Software
1 12 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 4 (19.05%) Microsoft App-V
2 4 (19.05%) XenApp
3 2 (9.52%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) SCCM
2 2 (9.52%) ArcSight ESM
2 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 6 (28.57%) Citrix
1 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.52%) ArcSight
2 2 (9.52%) Intel
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle
2 2 (9.52%) Xerox
3 1 (4.76%) HP
3 1 (4.76%) VMware