Period
to 17 October 2018

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 17 October 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 East > Hampshire
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 163 131 156
Rank change year-on-year -32 +25 +3
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 13 25 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.35% 0.71% 0.49%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.35% 2.65% 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 20 9
Hampshire median daily rate £225 £413 £159
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -45.45% +159.43% -51.08%
10th Percentile £163 £159 £123
90th Percentile £238 £450 £588
South East median daily rate £185 £190 £250
% change year-on-year -2.63% -24.00% -19.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 2
Hampshire median hourly rate £10.00 £20.06 £13.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.15% +52.84% -21.64%
South East median hourly rate £13.25 £16.75 £14.75
% change year-on-year -20.90% +13.56% -6.35%

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 Hampshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Hampshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 964 944 1,140
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 26.08% 26.89% 29.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 508 571 707
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +4.83%
10th Percentile £197 £175 £256
90th Percentile £550 £525 £538
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 64 66
Hampshire median hourly rate £20.63 £20.06 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.82% -41.00% +94.29%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.40 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.67 £47.26 £56.25
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.06
% change year-on-year - +2.58% -5.22%

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 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 17 October 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
Winchester -14 2 £175 -7.89%
Portsmouth - 2 - -
Basingstoke +11 1 - - 3
Fleet -20 1 - -
Southampton -29 1 - - 1
Havant - 1 - -
Windows 8
South East

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for Windows 8.

1 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (92.31%) Windows 10
3 9 (69.23%) VMware
4 7 (53.85%) Windows 7
5 6 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (46.15%) SCCM
6 5 (38.46%) SC Cleared
6 5 (38.46%) Security Cleared
6 5 (38.46%) SolarWinds
7 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Intune
7 4 (30.77%) Analytics
7 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (30.77%) BitLocker
7 4 (30.77%) Network Design
7 4 (30.77%) Application Packaging
7 4 (30.77%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
7 4 (30.77%) Migration
7 4 (30.77%) Hyper-V
7 4 (30.77%) Intel
7 4 (30.77%) Middleware
8 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
8 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (15.38%) Office 365
9 2 (15.38%) Storage Virtualisation
9 2 (15.38%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (15.38%) Break/Fix
9 2 (15.38%) Cisco
9 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
9 2 (15.38%) Wi-Fi

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 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (15.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (7.69%) LAN
2 1 (7.69%) WAN
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Support Engineer
1 4 (30.77%) Windows Specialist
2 3 (23.08%) Desktop Support
3 2 (15.38%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (15.38%) Server Support
4 1 (7.69%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (7.69%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (92.31%) Windows 10
3 7 (53.85%) Windows 7
4 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (7.69%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Analytics
1 4 (30.77%) Application Packaging
1 4 (30.77%) Migration
1 4 (30.77%) Network Design
2 2 (15.38%) Break/Fix
2 2 (15.38%) Storage Virtualisation
3 1 (7.69%) Mobile Device Management
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) SC Cleared
1 5 (38.46%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (30.77%) BitLocker
2 4 (30.77%) Hyper-V
2 4 (30.77%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
4 2 (15.38%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 6 (46.15%) SCCM
2 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 9 (69.23%) VMware
2 5 (38.46%) SolarWinds
3 4 (30.77%) Intel
4 2 (15.38%) Cisco
4 2 (15.38%) Microsoft