The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 8 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows 8 over the 3 months to 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 24 41 -
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 6 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 2.76% 0.90% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.34% 3.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 0
Median daily rate £146 £325 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-55.23% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £159 £225 £289
% change year-on-year
-29.33% -22.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £11.25 £13.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £15.43 £14.25
% change year-on-year
+3.71% +8.26%
Windows 8
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

Operating Systems Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
58 100 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 26.73% 29.94% 25.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 80 62
Median daily rate £313 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.79% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £156 £325 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £400 £403
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 8
Median hourly rate £11.25 £27.73 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-59.43% +2.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.50 £22.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £45.00 £33.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-6.06% -

Windows 8
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Southampton 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 Southampton

Windows 8
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows 8 across the Southampton region.

Windows 8 Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

Windows 8
Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows 8 across the Southampton region.

Windows 8 Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

Windows 8
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 Southampton region with a requirement for Windows 8.

1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 4 (66.67%) MS Office
3 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (33.33%) Intel
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (33.33%) Xerox
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
5 1 (16.67%) Degree
5 1 (16.67%) SCCM
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (16.67%) Legal
5 1 (16.67%) C
5 1 (16.67%) ITIL
5 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
5 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
5 1 (16.67%) DNS
5 1 (16.67%) HP

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton 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:

Applications
1 4 (66.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) DNS
1 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
General
1 1 (16.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Deskside Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Service Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Service Desk Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 1st/2nd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) 1st/2nd Line Support Technician
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Technician
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Deskside Support
2 1 (16.67%) Deskside Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Service Desk Support
2 1 (16.67%) Service Desk Technician
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Intel
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (33.33%) Xerox
2 1 (16.67%) HP