The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke with a requirement for Windows 8 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Windows 8 over the 3 months to 22 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows 8
Hampshire / Basingstoke
Rank 32 39 25
Rank change year-on-year +7 -14  
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 1 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 0.40% 0.71% 3.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.63% 2.78% 10.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 5
Median daily rate £120 £175 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -31.42% -39.65%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £150 £183 £165
% change year-on-year -17.80% +10.60%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £16.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year -15.15% +17.85%  

Windows 8 is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Basingstoke
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 38 72 59
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke 15.02% 25.71% 30.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 26 18
Median daily rate £314 £325 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.38% +12.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £175 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £425 £468
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £364 £336
% change year-on-year +6.37% +8.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 6
Median hourly rate £14.50 £13.75 £13.21
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.45% +4.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.44 £13.75 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £31.88 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £17.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year -10.29% +9.67%  

Windows 8
Job Vacancy Trend in Basingstoke

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Basingstoke citing Windows 8 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Windows 8 in Basingstoke

Windows 8
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows 8 in Basingstoke

Windows 8
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Basingstoke

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows 8 in Basingstoke

Windows 8
Top 6 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, 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 Basingstoke region with a requirement for Windows 8.

1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Remedy
1 1 (100.00%) LANDesk
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 10

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke 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:

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) 1st Line Support
1 1 (100.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) First Line Help Desk Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) First Line Help Desk Support
1 1 (100.00%) Help Desk Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Help Desk Support
1 1 (100.00%) Help Desk Support Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) IT Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) IT Support
1 1 (100.00%) IT Support Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Support Analyst
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 10
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) LANDesk
1 1 (100.00%) Remedy