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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank - 44 37
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 0 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton - 0.82% 1.77%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 2.78% 6.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 5
Median daily rate - £175 £190
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.89%
UK excluding London median daily rate £220 £188 £225
% change year-on-year
+17.33% -16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £23.75 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +15.85%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £16.20 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-13.58% +11.72%
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
56 108 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 25.45% 29.67% 26.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 81 58
Median daily rate £425 £363 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% +9.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £300 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £345 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.34% +11.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 3
Median hourly rate - £18.75 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.53%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%

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 14 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (50.00%) SMTP
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) FTP
2 1 (50.00%) HTTP
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) SSH
2 1 (50.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office

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 1 (50.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) DHCP
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) FTP
1 1 (50.00%) HTTP
1 1 (50.00%) SMTP
1 1 (50.00%) SSH
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Desktop Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Desktop Support
1 1 (50.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) IT Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Desktop Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Desktop Support
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Desktop Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory