Period
to 17 January 2019

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 17 January 2019 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
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 53 50 -
Rank change year-on-year -3 - +66
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 0.22% 0.20% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.06% 1.06% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Devon median daily rate £140 - -
South West median daily rate £125 £408 £116
% change year-on-year -69.33% +250.54% -22.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Devon median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate £11.83 £16.10 £12.75
% change year-on-year -26.52% +26.27% -58.87%

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 94 94 86
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 20.80% 18.80% 18.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 46 26
Devon median daily rate £275 £449 £190
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -38.68% +136.05% -45.71%
10th Percentile £121 £219 £128
90th Percentile £433 £594 £490
South West median daily rate £401 £375 £339
% change year-on-year +6.80% +10.70% -3.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 10 24
Devon median hourly rate £12.63 £28.75 £14.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -56.09% +96.58% -12.69%
10th Percentile £10.59 £10.73 £10.50
90th Percentile £37.80 £41.73 £41.20
South West median hourly rate £29.21 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year +66.89% +2.94% -12.82%

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
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Devon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows 8 in Devon

For the 6 months to 17 January 2019, 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 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) MCSA
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) NHS
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
1 1 (100.00%) Time Management
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
1 1 (100.00%) DBS Check
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) PMO
1 1 (100.00%) Self-Motivation

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