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 6 December 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 31 34 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 6 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 2.11% 2.86% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.91% 10.98% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 0
Median daily rate £140 £325 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-56.92% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £155 £175 £188
% change year-on-year
-11.42% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 0
Median hourly rate £12.25 £13.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.25% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-6.06% +17.85%
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
55 82 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 19.30% 26.03% 28.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 49 62
Median daily rate £340 £340 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £150 £186
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 15 7
Median hourly rate £12.25 £14.00 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -48.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £13.25 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £44.00 £33.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows 8 across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 6 December 2016.

Windows 8 Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 6 December 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 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (80.00%) Windows 7
3 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
4 5 (50.00%) MS Office
5 3 (30.00%) Windows XP
5 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
6 2 (20.00%) Xerox
6 2 (20.00%) DNS
6 2 (20.00%) Intel
6 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
7 1 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (10.00%) Degree
7 1 (10.00%) SCCM
7 1 (10.00%) Legal
7 1 (10.00%) Network+ Certification
7 1 (10.00%) VMware
7 1 (10.00%) HP
7 1 (10.00%) VPN
7 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
7 1 (10.00%) DHCP
7 1 (10.00%) ITIL
7 1 (10.00%) MCP
7 1 (10.00%) MCSE
7 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
7 1 (10.00%) Citrix
7 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (10.00%) A+ Certification

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) DNS
1 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (10.00%) DHCP
2 1 (10.00%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (10.00%) VPN
General
1 1 (10.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Analyst
1 4 (40.00%) Service Analyst
1 4 (40.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Support Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Deskside Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Desktop Support
3 2 (20.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 1 (10.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support Technician
4 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Technician
4 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Active Directory Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Deskside Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support
4 1 (10.00%) Service Desk Support
4 1 (10.00%) Service Desk Technician
4 1 (10.00%) VMware Engineer
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (80.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (30.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (10.00%) ITIL
1 1 (10.00%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) A+ Certification
1 1 (10.00%) CCNA
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
1 1 (10.00%) MCP
1 1 (10.00%) MCSE
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (10.00%) Network+ Certification
System Software
1 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) Intel
2 2 (20.00%) Xerox
3 1 (10.00%) Citrix
3 1 (10.00%) HP
3 1 (10.00%) VMware