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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows 8 over the 3 months to 10 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 60 55 64
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +9
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 1 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 0.14% 0.81% 0.14%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.83% 5.17% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Median daily rate £300 £288 £135
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.25% +113.14%
UK excluding London median daily rate £155 £165 £200
% change year-on-year
-6.06% -17.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.50 £14.25
% change year-on-year
-7.57% +15.78%
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
121 116 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 16.81% 15.74% 20.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 70 72
Median daily rate £325 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £209 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £370 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 14 35
Median hourly rate £41.00 £40.50 £22.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.23% +78.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.50 £28.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

Windows 8
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Wiltshire 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 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 8 within the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Swindon +10 1 £300 +33.33%
Windows 8
South West

Windows 8
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 10 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 Wiltshire region with a requirement for Windows 8.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Mac OS X
1 1 (100.00%) Apple
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (100.00%) Software Packaging
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (100.00%) ServiceCenter
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) vSphere
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire 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 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (100.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Software Packaging
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Mac OS X
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
1 1 (100.00%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Apple
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) VMware