The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 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 23 April 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 East / Hampshire
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 108 119 111
Rank change year-on-year +11 -8  
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 8 10 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.42% 0.44% 0.66%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.66% 1.63% 2.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 11
Median daily rate £150 £128 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.64% -56.03%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £104 £120 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £268 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £165 £178 £208
% change year-on-year -7.04% -14.45%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 4
Median hourly rate £19.75 £17.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.85% +34.61%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year -9.09% +10.00%  

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 Hampshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Hampshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 482 613 734
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 25.25% 26.95% 32.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 293 384 376
Median daily rate £400 £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +2.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £500 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £363 £340
% change year-on-year +6.20% +6.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 39 52
Median hourly rate £14.40 £37.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -61.60% +74.41%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.45 £13.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.50 £47.83 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -7.57% +6.45%  

Windows 8
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hampshire 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 Hampshire

Windows 8
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows 8 in Hampshire

Windows 8
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows 8 in Hampshire over the 3 months to 23 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows 8 in Hampshire

Windows 8
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows 8 in Hampshire

Windows 8
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

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 Hampshire region over the 3 months to 23 April 2017. 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 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
Southampton +5 4 £93 -31.48%
Fareham - 2 £175 - 2
Basingstoke - 1 £120 - 3
Winchester - 1 £214 -
Windows 8
South East

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for Windows 8.

1 24 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (62.50%) Active Directory
3 13 (54.17%) Windows 7
4 10 (41.67%) Microsoft Office
5 7 (29.17%) Citrix
5 7 (29.17%) Skype for Business
5 7 (29.17%) Windows 10
6 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 6 (25.00%) MS Exchange
6 6 (25.00%) TCP/IP
7 5 (20.83%) Windows XP
7 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
8 4 (16.67%) Skype
8 4 (16.67%) XenApp
8 4 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (16.67%) Windows Server
8 4 (16.67%) COM+
8 4 (16.67%) C#
8 4 (16.67%) C++
8 4 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (16.67%) WMI
8 4 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (16.67%) SCCM
9 3 (12.50%) Clustering
9 3 (12.50%) Migration
9 3 (12.50%) SharePoint
9 3 (12.50%) DNS
9 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Clustering

Windows 8
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire 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 7 (29.17%) Skype for Business
2 6 (25.00%) MS Exchange
3 4 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (41.67%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (16.67%) Skype
3 3 (12.50%) DNS
4 2 (8.33%) VPN
5 1 (4.17%) Internet
5 1 (4.17%) LAN
General
1 2 (8.33%) Advertising
1 2 (8.33%) Legal
2 1 (4.17%) Military
Job Titles
1 8 (33.33%) Analyst
2 4 (16.67%) Applications Packager
2 4 (16.67%) Service Analyst
2 4 (16.67%) Service Desk Analyst
2 4 (16.67%) Support Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) Architect
3 3 (12.50%) IT Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) IT Support
3 3 (12.50%) IT Support Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) Office 365 Architect
3 3 (12.50%) Office 365 Specialist
3 3 (12.50%) Support Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) C# Developer
4 2 (8.33%) C++ Developer
4 2 (8.33%) C++/C# Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Citrix Packager
4 2 (8.33%) Desktop Support
4 2 (8.33%) Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.67%) COM+
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Clustering
1 3 (12.50%) iPad
2 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.17%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.17%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 24 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (54.17%) Windows 7
3 7 (29.17%) Windows 10
4 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (20.83%) Windows XP
5 4 (16.67%) Windows Server
6 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (4.17%) Apple iOS
7 1 (4.17%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
1 4 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (12.50%) Migration
2 3 (12.50%) Network Architecture
3 2 (8.33%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.67%) C#
1 4 (16.67%) C++
2 2 (8.33%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 15 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 4 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
2 4 (16.67%) XenApp
3 3 (12.50%) Hyper-V
4 1 (4.17%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (16.67%) SCCM
1 4 (16.67%) WMI
2 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Clustering
2 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (8.33%) NetBackup
4 1 (4.17%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 7 (29.17%) Citrix
2 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.33%) VMware
4 1 (4.17%) LANDesk
4 1 (4.17%) Remedy
4 1 (4.17%) Symantec