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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows 8 over the 3 months to 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 43 43 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 3 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 0.78% 0.54% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.94% 2.38% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate
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£175 £228 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £220 £288 £325
% change year-on-year
-23.47% -11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £23.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £14.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -39.13%
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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
102 84 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 26.49% 22.70% 24.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 59 53
Average daily rate £363 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £170 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £413 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 12
Average hourly rate £20.00 £27.00 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.92% +96.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 £14.50 £9.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.20 £33.00 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

Windows 8
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows 8 across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 21 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) CRM
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) CMS
3 1 (33.33%) Northgate
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Service Management
3 1 (33.33%) Process Management
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Agresso
3 1 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) V-Model
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) MS Office

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 1 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (33.33%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Agresso
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle EBS
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Project Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Deployment Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Test Leader
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 3 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) CRM
3 1 (33.33%) Service Management
3 1 (33.33%) Process Management
3 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 1 (33.33%) V-Model
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Northgate