Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 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 24 November 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.

Microsoft Windows 8
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 50 70 58
Rank change year-on-year +20 -12 +18
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 12 10 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 1.81% 1.10% 2.40%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.53% 3.69% 7.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 21
Gloucestershire median daily rate £198 £116 £150
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +69.89% -22.50% -
South West median daily rate £398 £146 £150
% change year-on-year +171.79% -2.50% -40.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £16.10 £15.88 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.42% - -
South West median hourly rate £13.70 £11.88 £13.00
% change year-on-year +15.37% -8.65% -27.78%

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 Gloucestershire with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Gloucestershire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 114 271 307
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 17.17% 29.68% 30.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 143 191
Gloucestershire median daily rate £320 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.67% - -
10th Percentile £185 £125 £150
90th Percentile £525 £575 £513
South West median daily rate £350 £350 £370
% change year-on-year - -5.41% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 31 18
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £17.30 £13.50 £12.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.15% +5.88% -32.00%
10th Percentile £10.50 £11.25 £10.86
90th Percentile £43.38 £43.75 £43.98
South West median hourly rate £17.50 £15.26 £18.75
% change year-on-year +14.68% -18.61% +10.29%

Windows 8
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows 8 in Gloucestershire

Windows 8
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows 8 in Gloucestershire

Windows 8
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows 8 in Gloucestershire over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows 8 in Gloucestershire

Windows 8
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows 8 in Gloucestershire

Windows 8
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

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 Gloucestershire region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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
Gloucester -8 4 £190 +63.44% 1
Cirencester - 1 £400 -
Windows 8
South West

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Windows 8.

1 12 (100.00%) Windows
1 12 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 12 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 10 (83.33%) Office 365
2 10 (83.33%) Windows 10
3 7 (58.33%) FMCG
3 7 (58.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (58.33%) Cisco
3 7 (58.33%) VMware
4 6 (50.00%) Hyper-V
4 6 (50.00%) iPhone
4 6 (50.00%) iPad
4 6 (50.00%) SCCM
4 6 (50.00%) AirWatch
5 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (33.33%) Manufacturing
5 4 (33.33%) Windows Server
6 3 (25.00%) Migration
6 3 (25.00%) SAP
6 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (25.00%) MS Exchange
6 3 (25.00%) PowerShell
6 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (16.67%) Email Migration
7 2 (16.67%) ERP
7 2 (16.67%) SQL
7 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
7 2 (16.67%) Finance
8 1 (8.33%) Wireless

Windows 8
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) SAP EWM
Cloud Services
1 10 (83.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) DHCP
1 1 (8.33%) DNS
1 1 (8.33%) Ethernet
1 1 (8.33%) VLAN
1 1 (8.33%) VPN
1 1 (8.33%) Wireless
General
1 4 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 2 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Active Directory Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) SCCM Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Windows Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Exchange Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (16.67%) Consultant
4 2 (16.67%) IT Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Migration Consultant
4 2 (16.67%) Office 365 Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
5 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Applications Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Exchange Migration Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Migration Specialist
5 1 (8.33%) Office 365 Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Office 365 Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 7 (58.33%) FMCG
2 6 (50.00%) iPad
2 6 (50.00%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
1 12 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 10 (83.33%) Windows 10
3 4 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (8.33%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Migration
2 2 (16.67%) Email Migration
2 2 (16.67%) ERP
3 1 (8.33%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (8.33%) Network Management
3 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (58.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (50.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (50.00%) AirWatch
1 6 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Cisco
1 7 (58.33%) VMware
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (25.00%) SAP
3 1 (8.33%) Apple
3 1 (8.33%) Citrix
3 1 (8.33%) HP