The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 8 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wiltshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows 8 over the 3 months to 1 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 66 65 49
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -16
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 4 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 0.51% 0.28% 0.36%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.68% 1.13% 2.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -64.73%
UK excluding London average daily rate £218 £294 £325
% change year-on-year
-25.95% -9.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £14.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -39.13%
Windows 8
South West

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

Operating Systems Category
Wiltshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
149 177 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 18.96% 24.86% 16.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 87 45
Average daily rate £325 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £163 £147
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £469 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 21 22
Average hourly rate £19.03 £20.06 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.13% +27.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £31.50 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

Windows 8
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows 8 across the Wiltshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows 8 Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

Windows 8
Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Windows 8 Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

Windows 8
Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Windows 8 Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

Windows 8
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

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 Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 1 September 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Malmesbury - 2 - -
Windows 8
South West

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
3 4 (44.44%) Windows XP
3 4 (44.44%) Windows 7
4 3 (33.33%) SCCM
4 3 (33.33%) SQL
4 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 3 (33.33%) IIS
5 2 (22.22%) Finance
5 2 (22.22%) Device Driver
5 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
5 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (22.22%) MCSE
5 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
5 2 (22.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
5 2 (22.22%) SCOM
5 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
5 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
5 2 (22.22%) WSUS
5 2 (22.22%) LANDesk
6 1 (11.11%) LINQ
6 1 (11.11%) jQuery
6 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
6 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (11.11%) Web Accessibility
6 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (11.11%) LINQ to SQL

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 3 (33.33%) IIS
2 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
3 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) LAN
1 1 (11.11%) WAN
1 1 (11.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Law
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Designer
3 1 (11.11%) Rollout Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Deployment Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Designer
3 1 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst Programmer
3 1 (11.11%) Programmer
3 1 (11.11%) .NET Developer
3 1 (11.11%) C# Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) HTML
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
1 1 (11.11%) CSS
1 1 (11.11%) SOAP
1 1 (11.11%) Web Services
1 1 (11.11%) XML
1 1 (11.11%) XSLT
1 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
1 1 (11.11%) LINQ
1 1 (11.11%) jQuery
1 1 (11.11%) LINQ to SQL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) Windows XP
2 4 (44.44%) Windows 7
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
1 2 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL
2 1 (11.11%) Password Management
2 1 (11.11%) MVC
2 1 (11.11%) Web Accessibility
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
3 1 (11.11%) C#
3 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) MCSE
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) SCCM
2 2 (22.22%) SCOM
2 2 (22.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (22.22%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) LANDesk
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle