Period
to 22 July 2017

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 6 months to 22 July 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
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 142 162 157
Rank change year-on-year +20 -5 -18
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 21 22 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.56% 0.52% 0.50%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.26% 1.77% 1.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 14 15
Hampshire median daily rate £200 £160 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.39% -45.00% +30.34%
10th Percentile £114 £110 £190
90th Percentile £420 £588 £600
South East median daily rate £155 £160 £240
% change year-on-year -3.13% -33.33% +1.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 8
Hampshire median hourly rate £21.25 £17.50 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.43% +14.75% -15.28%
10th Percentile £19.13 £17.50 £12.50
90th Percentile £25.15 £17.50 £25.25
South East median hourly rate £16.50 £14.25 £14.75
% change year-on-year +15.79% -3.39% -4.84%

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 929 1243 1365
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 24.81% 29.12% 30.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 556 775 759
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +4.17% +7.46%
10th Percentile £207 £256 £250
90th Percentile £500 £500 £475
South East median daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year +6.67% +4.17% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 67 109
Hampshire median hourly rate £15.00 £37.50 £16.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -60.00% +122.88% -21.74%
10th Percentile £10.50 £12.50 £11.23
90th Percentile £44.43 £52.68 £40.00
South East median hourly rate £15.50 £19.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year -18.42% +15.15% +3.13%

Windows 8
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

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

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 6 months to 22 July 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 6 months to 22 July 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
Southampton +13 8 £108 -26.12% 2
Winchester +18 6 £195 -
Basingstoke -10 2 £125 -28.57%
Fareham - 2 £175 - 2
Fleet +27 1 - -
Windows 8
South East

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 21 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (71.43%) Active Directory
3 13 (61.90%) Windows 10
4 11 (52.38%) Windows 7
5 9 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (38.10%) VMware
6 8 (38.10%) VMware Infrastructure
7 7 (33.33%) Virtual Servers
8 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
8 6 (28.57%) SC Cleared
8 6 (28.57%) Security Cleared
8 6 (28.57%) Military
9 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
9 5 (23.81%) Data Centre
9 5 (23.81%) Windows Server
10 4 (19.05%) MS Exchange
10 4 (19.05%) TCP/IP
11 3 (14.29%) Symantec
11 3 (14.29%) Service Delivery
11 3 (14.29%) SCCM
11 3 (14.29%) iPad
11 3 (14.29%) Migration
11 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
12 2 (9.52%) Skype
12 2 (9.52%) AirWatch
12 2 (9.52%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 2 (9.52%) MobileIron
12 2 (9.52%) Skype for Business
12 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2010

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 4 (19.05%) MS Exchange
2 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (9.52%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) TCP/IP
2 2 (9.52%) Internet
2 2 (9.52%) Skype
2 2 (9.52%) VPN
3 1 (4.76%) DHCP
3 1 (4.76%) DNS
3 1 (4.76%) LAN
General
1 6 (28.57%) Military
2 2 (9.52%) Advertising
3 1 (4.76%) Back Office
3 1 (4.76%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (42.86%) Analyst
2 7 (33.33%) Support Engineer
3 5 (23.81%) Support Analyst
4 4 (19.05%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 4 (19.05%) IT Support
5 3 (14.29%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
5 3 (14.29%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (14.29%) Active Directory Support
5 3 (14.29%) Administrator
5 3 (14.29%) Desktop Support
5 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support
5 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 3 (14.29%) IT Administrator
5 3 (14.29%) IT Analyst
5 3 (14.29%) IT Support Analyst
5 3 (14.29%) IT Systems Administrator
5 3 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Data Centre
2 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (14.29%) iPad
3 1 (4.76%) iPhone
3 1 (4.76%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 21 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (61.90%) Windows 10
3 11 (52.38%) Windows 7
4 9 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (23.81%) Windows Server
7 1 (4.76%) Apple iOS
7 1 (4.76%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (14.29%) Migration
1 3 (14.29%) Service Delivery
2 2 (9.52%) ITIL
3 1 (4.76%) Break/Fix
3 1 (4.76%) Disk Encryption
3 1 (4.76%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (28.57%) SC Cleared
1 6 (28.57%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 15 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 8 (38.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (33.33%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (4.76%) BitLocker
4 1 (4.76%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) SCCM
2 2 (9.52%) AirWatch
2 2 (9.52%) NetBackup
2 2 (9.52%) SCOM
2 2 (9.52%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (4.76%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 8 (38.10%) VMware
2 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
3 3 (14.29%) Symantec
4 2 (9.52%) Citrix
4 2 (9.52%) MobileIron
5 1 (4.76%) Cisco
5 1 (4.76%) LANDesk
5 1 (4.76%) Remedy
5 1 (4.76%) SolarWinds