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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows 8
South East / Hampshire
Rank 93 105 102
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -3
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 15 12 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.88% 0.64% 0.94%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.33% 2.16% 2.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 8
Median daily rate £293 £120 £243
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+143.75% -50.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £119 £116 £181
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £280 £293
UK excluding London median daily rate £168 £166 £195
% change year-on-year
+0.75% -14.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 1
Median hourly rate £12.25 £11.50 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.52% +4.54%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £17.50 £14.25
% change year-on-year
-25.71% +22.80%

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
451 556 797
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 26.44% 29.86% 39.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 282 328 408
Median daily rate £375 £340 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £503 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £328
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 39 41
Median hourly rate £14.88 £15.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.83% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.54 £10.50 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017. 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 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
Havant - 4 £375 -
Southampton +5 3 £174 -32.19% 1
Fareham - 3 - -
Winchester - 1 £150 -
Windows 8
South East

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 22 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (72.73%) Active Directory
3 13 (59.09%) Windows 7
4 7 (31.82%) Skype for Business
4 7 (31.82%) MS Office
5 6 (27.27%) Windows XP
5 6 (27.27%) TCP/IP
5 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
6 5 (22.73%) Citrix
6 5 (22.73%) DNS
7 4 (18.18%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (18.18%) WMI
7 4 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (18.18%) SCCM
7 4 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (18.18%) XenApp
7 4 (18.18%) MS Exchange
7 4 (18.18%) COM+
7 4 (18.18%) C#
7 4 (18.18%) C++
7 4 (18.18%) Kalman Filter
7 4 (18.18%) Skype
8 3 (13.64%) Windows 10
8 3 (13.64%) Windows Server
8 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Clustering
8 3 (13.64%) SharePoint
8 3 (13.64%) Clustering
8 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure

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 7 (31.82%) Skype for Business
2 4 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (18.18%) MS Exchange
3 3 (13.64%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (31.82%) MS Office
2 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (13.64%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (27.27%) TCP/IP
2 5 (22.73%) DNS
3 4 (18.18%) Skype
4 1 (4.55%) DHCP
4 1 (4.55%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (4.55%) VPN
General
1 1 (4.55%) Legal
1 1 (4.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (22.73%) Analyst
1 5 (22.73%) Service Analyst
1 5 (22.73%) Service Desk Analyst
2 4 (18.18%) Applications Packager
2 4 (18.18%) Support Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Architect
3 3 (13.64%) Office 365 Architect
3 3 (13.64%) Office 365 Specialist
4 2 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (9.09%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) C# Developer
4 2 (9.09%) C++ Developer
4 2 (9.09%) C++/C# Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Citrix Packager
4 2 (9.09%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Desktop Support
4 2 (9.09%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Developer
5 1 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (18.18%) COM+
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Clustering
2 2 (9.09%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 22 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (59.09%) Windows 7
3 6 (27.27%) Windows XP
4 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (13.64%) Windows 10
5 3 (13.64%) Windows Server
5 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (4.55%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (18.18%) Kalman Filter
1 4 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (13.64%) Migration
2 3 (13.64%) Network Architecture
3 1 (4.55%) ITIL
3 1 (4.55%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (18.18%) C#
1 4 (18.18%) C++
2 1 (4.55%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) A+ Certification
2 1 (4.55%) CCNA
2 1 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.55%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) MCP
2 1 (4.55%) MCSE
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.55%) Network+ Certification
System Software
1 16 (72.73%) Active Directory
2 4 (18.18%) Microsoft App-V
2 4 (18.18%) XenApp
3 3 (13.64%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (18.18%) SCCM
1 4 (18.18%) WMI
2 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Clustering
2 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 5 (22.73%) Citrix
3 1 (4.55%) HP
3 1 (4.55%) VMware