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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 111 102 96
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -6
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 11 15 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.52% 0.74% 0.74%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.82% 2.35% 2.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 8
Average daily rate
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£325 £238 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.84% -35.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £188 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £318 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £188 £250 £325
% change year-on-year
-25.00% -23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
Average hourly rate £21.25 £15.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.09% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £19.75
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -26.58%
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
605 639 486
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 28.56% 31.35% 27.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 379 339 276
Average daily rate £363 £325 £336
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -3.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 44 49
Average hourly rate £17.00 £15.00 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -13.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.40%

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 3 August 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows 8 across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 3 August 2015.

Windows 8 Hourly Rate Histogram 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 3 August 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
Southampton -3 3 £175 -15.66%
Fareham - 2 £306 -
Basingstoke -11 1 - -
Winchester -14 1 £450 -
Eastleigh - 1 £280 -
Portsmouth - 1 - - 1
Windows 8
South East

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 25 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (76.00%) Active Directory
3 11 (44.00%) Windows XP
4 9 (36.00%) Microsoft
4 9 (36.00%) Windows 7
5 8 (32.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (32.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (28.00%) VMware
7 6 (24.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (24.00%) MS Excel
7 6 (24.00%) PowerShell
7 6 (24.00%) Security Cleared
8 5 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (20.00%) Hyper-V
8 5 (20.00%) Oracle
9 4 (16.00%) SQL
9 4 (16.00%) ITIL
9 4 (16.00%) PRINCE2
9 4 (16.00%) Citrix
9 4 (16.00%) Windows Vista
9 4 (16.00%) Incident Management
9 4 (16.00%) Yeoman
10 3 (12.00%) Lumension
10 3 (12.00%) ArcSight
10 3 (12.00%) Regular Expression
10 3 (12.00%) Kalman Filter
10 3 (12.00%) ArcSight ESM
10 3 (12.00%) User Acceptance Testing
10 3 (12.00%) SCCM
10 3 (12.00%) Information Security

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 2 (8.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (4.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (4.00%) CMS
2 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 6 (24.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.00%) MS Office
3 1 (4.00%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Agresso
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.00%) DHCP
1 3 (12.00%) Firewall
1 3 (12.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (12.00%) DNS
2 2 (8.00%) Kerberos
2 2 (8.00%) VLAN
2 2 (8.00%) LDAP
3 1 (4.00%) VoIP
3 1 (4.00%) Ethernet
3 1 (4.00%) iSCSI
3 1 (4.00%) NAS
3 1 (4.00%) Unified Communications
3 1 (4.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (12.00%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (4.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Yeoman
2 3 (12.00%) MSI
3 1 (4.00%) Axure RP
General
1 2 (8.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (32.00%) Analyst
2 5 (20.00%) Wintel Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 4 (16.00%) Server Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) Consultant
3 4 (16.00%) Service Analyst
3 4 (16.00%) Wintel Server Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) ArcSight Consultant
5 2 (8.00%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (8.00%) Support Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Test Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Technical Manager
5 2 (8.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Test Leader
6 1 (4.00%) Windows Systems Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Deployment Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Project Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Technical Project Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.00%) Regular Expression
2 1 (4.00%) HTML
2 1 (4.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (4.00%) Life Science
1 1 (4.00%) Video Conferencing
1 1 (4.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 25 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (44.00%) Windows XP
3 9 (36.00%) Windows 7
4 8 (32.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (32.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (24.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (16.00%) Windows Vista
7 1 (4.00%) Linux
7 1 (4.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (16.00%) ITIL
1 4 (16.00%) PRINCE2
1 4 (16.00%) Incident Management
2 3 (12.00%) Information Security
2 3 (12.00%) Kalman Filter
2 3 (12.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (8.00%) CRM
4 1 (4.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (4.00%) Project Management
4 1 (4.00%) Service Management
4 1 (4.00%) Process Management
4 1 (4.00%) Workflow
4 1 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (4.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (4.00%) Performance Management
4 1 (4.00%) V-Model
4 1 (4.00%) Software Deployment
4 1 (4.00%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (24.00%) PowerShell
2 4 (16.00%) SQL
3 3 (12.00%) VBA
4 2 (8.00%) VBScript
5 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (24.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.00%) MCSA
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.00%) MOS
2 1 (4.00%) Degree
2 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (76.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (20.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (12.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 3 (12.00%) SCCM
1 3 (12.00%) ArcSight ESM
Vendors
1 9 (36.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (28.00%) VMware
3 5 (20.00%) Oracle
4 4 (16.00%) Citrix
5 3 (12.00%) McAfee
5 3 (12.00%) HP
5 3 (12.00%) ArcSight
5 3 (12.00%) Lumension
6 1 (4.00%) Adobe
6 1 (4.00%) Northgate