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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 103 99 91
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -8
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 14 22 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.74% 1.06% 0.91%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.57% 2.75% 3.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 10 11
Average daily rate £128 £253 £220
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-49.50% +14.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £187 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £291 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £175 £150 £303
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -50.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 0
Average hourly rate £11.50 £11.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -9.37%
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
544 800 483
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 28.69% 38.61% 27.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 330 399 238
Average daily rate £350 £330 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £450 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £307
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +9.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 50 38
Average hourly rate £15.00 £32.50 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.84% +3.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.05 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

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 9 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 8 within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 9 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Portsmouth -2 4 £160 -
Southampton - 3 £268 - 2
Basingstoke -2 2 £175 -39.65% 1
Windows 8
South East

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 34 (100.00%) Windows
2 29 (85.29%) Active Directory
3 24 (70.59%) Windows XP
4 18 (52.94%) MS Office
5 17 (50.00%) Windows 7
6 16 (47.06%) Microsoft
7 12 (35.29%) DNS
8 11 (32.35%) DHCP
9 10 (29.41%) TCP/IP
10 9 (26.47%) VBScript
10 9 (26.47%) PowerShell
11 8 (23.53%) LANDesk
11 8 (23.53%) SCCM
12 7 (20.59%) Firewall
12 7 (20.59%) HP
12 7 (20.59%) Windows Server
13 6 (17.65%) Integration Testing
13 6 (17.65%) Configuration Management
13 6 (17.65%) SMTP
13 6 (17.65%) FTP
13 6 (17.65%) HTTP
13 6 (17.65%) Migration
13 6 (17.65%) Device Driver
13 6 (17.65%) SSH
13 6 (17.65%) Application Packaging
14 5 (14.71%) ITIL
14 5 (14.71%) Windows Server 2003
15 4 (11.76%) Security Cleared
15 4 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
15 4 (11.76%) MS Excel

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 3 (8.82%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 18 (52.94%) MS Office
2 4 (11.76%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.88%) Office 365
2 1 (2.94%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 12 (35.29%) DNS
2 11 (32.35%) DHCP
3 10 (29.41%) TCP/IP
4 7 (20.59%) Firewall
5 6 (17.65%) FTP
5 6 (17.65%) HTTP
5 6 (17.65%) SMTP
5 6 (17.65%) SSH
6 3 (8.82%) Kerberos
6 3 (8.82%) VLAN
7 2 (5.88%) LDAP
8 1 (2.94%) Internet
8 1 (2.94%) WAN
8 1 (2.94%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.82%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Yeoman
General
1 1 (2.94%) Finance
1 1 (2.94%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (20.59%) Analyst
2 6 (17.65%) Administrator
2 6 (17.65%) IT Administrator
2 6 (17.65%) Service Analyst
2 6 (17.65%) Service Desk Analyst
2 6 (17.65%) Support Engineer
3 5 (14.71%) 1st Line Support
3 5 (14.71%) IT Support
3 5 (14.71%) Service Desk Support
4 4 (11.76%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (8.82%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Consultant
5 3 (8.82%) IT Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) IT Support Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) Service Desk Support Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) Support Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) First Line Help Desk Support
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.65%) Device Driver
2 4 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (8.82%) User Experience
4 1 (2.94%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.94%) Clustering
4 1 (2.94%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 34 (100.00%) Windows
2 24 (70.59%) Windows XP
3 17 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 7 (20.59%) Windows Server
5 5 (14.71%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (8.82%) Linux
6 3 (8.82%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (8.82%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (5.88%) Windows Vista
8 1 (2.94%) Mac OS X
8 1 (2.94%) Windows 2000
8 1 (2.94%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (17.65%) Application Packaging
1 6 (17.65%) Configuration Management
1 6 (17.65%) Integration Testing
1 6 (17.65%) Migration
2 5 (14.71%) ITIL
3 4 (11.76%) Service Management
4 3 (8.82%) Incident Management
4 3 (8.82%) Software Deployment
5 2 (5.88%) Data Protection
6 1 (2.94%) Business Analysis
6 1 (2.94%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (26.47%) PowerShell
1 9 (26.47%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (11.76%) Security Cleared
2 3 (8.82%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.82%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (85.29%) Active Directory
2 3 (8.82%) Hyper-V
2 3 (8.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.94%) Terminal Services
3 1 (2.94%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (23.53%) SCCM
Vendors
1 16 (47.06%) Microsoft
2 8 (23.53%) LANDesk
3 7 (20.59%) HP
4 4 (11.76%) VMware
5 1 (2.94%) Citrix
5 1 (2.94%) Dell
5 1 (2.94%) Google
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