Period
to 12 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Devon 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 6 months to 12 November 2018 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.

Microsoft Windows 8
South West > Devon
6 months to
12 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 56 54 -
Rank change year-on-year -2 - +60
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 2 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 0.43% 0.35% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.27% 2.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Devon median daily rate £140 £158 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% - -
South West median daily rate £140 £375 £150
% change year-on-year -62.67% +150.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Devon median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate £11.83 £13.70 £12.75
% change year-on-year -13.65% +7.45% -1.92%

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

All Operating Systems
Devon
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 88 86 74
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 19.05% 15.19% 15.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 49 17
Devon median daily rate £275 £440 £190
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -37.50% +131.58% -51.90%
10th Percentile £114 £226 £147
90th Percentile £431 £568 £441
South West median daily rate £400 £351 £350
% change year-on-year +14.12% +0.14% -5.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 11 23
Devon median hourly rate £12.63 £35.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -63.93% +159.26% -27.03%
10th Percentile £9.81 £10.75 £10.50
90th Percentile £33.33 £41.50 £41.55
South West median hourly rate £20.97 £18.81 £15.26
% change year-on-year +11.47% +23.28% -15.22%

Windows 8
Job Vacancy Trend in Devon

Job postings citing Windows 8 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Devon.

Job vacancy trend for Windows 8 in Devon

Windows 8
Contract Job Locations in Devon

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 Devon region over the 6 months to 12 November 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Plymouth - 1 - -
Windows 8
South West

For the 6 months to 12 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Windows 8 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Devon region with a requirement for Windows 8.

1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) PMO
2 1 (50.00%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) MCSE
2 1 (50.00%) MCSA
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) NHS
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (50.00%) Time Management
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) Office 365
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (50.00%) DBS Check

Windows 8
Co-occurring IT Skills in Devon 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 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) DHCP
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
General
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
1 1 (50.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) IT Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) NHS
1 1 (50.00%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) DBS Check
1 1 (50.00%) MCSA
1 1 (50.00%) MCSE
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) VMware