Period
to 23 April 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 23 April 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
23 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 160 139 157
Rank change year-on-year -21 +18 -11
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 13 24 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.35% 0.66% 0.58%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.26% 2.52% 2.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 11 14
Hampshire median daily rate £140 £200 £120
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -30.00% +66.67% -58.62%
10th Percentile £120 £84 £107
90th Percentile £435 £425 £324
South East median daily rate £171 £165 £168
% change year-on-year +3.79% -1.49% -25.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 6
Hampshire median hourly rate £20.00 £19.50 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +69.57% -11.54%
10th Percentile £18.13 £13.25 £9.63
90th Percentile £28.75 £20.20 £15.63
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year +20.69% -6.45% +19.23%

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 1,033 951 1,169
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 27.54% 25.96% 28.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 564 592 713
Hampshire median daily rate £413 £400 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +11.11% +2.86%
10th Percentile £202 £254 £225
90th Percentile £525 £502 £500
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 75 83
Hampshire median hourly rate £19.88 £15.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.50% -14.29% +2.94%
10th Percentile £10.43 £10.44 £10.75
90th Percentile £46.00 £41.75 £47.73
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year +12.90% -16.22% +14.62%

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 23 April 2018.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows 8 in Hampshire over the 6 months to 23 April 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 23 April 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
Southampton -1 4 - - 1
Basingstoke -12 4 £140 +16.67% 3
Fleet -1 3 - -
Portsmouth - 1 £185 -
Hook - 1 £600 -
Windows 8
South East

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 7
3 7 (53.85%) Skype
4 6 (46.15%) Windows 10
4 6 (46.15%) Skype for Business
4 6 (46.15%) Microsoft Office
5 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Excel
5 5 (38.46%) iPhone
5 5 (38.46%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 5 (38.46%) iPad
5 5 (38.46%) Apple iOS
6 4 (30.77%) Smartphone
6 4 (30.77%) Xerox
6 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (30.77%) SharePoint
6 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
6 4 (30.77%) Apple
6 4 (30.77%) Symantec
6 4 (30.77%) Norton AntiVirus
7 3 (23.08%) Remedy
7 3 (23.08%) BMC
7 3 (23.08%) Windows 2000 Server
7 3 (23.08%) Remedy ITSM
7 3 (23.08%) Windows Server
7 3 (23.08%) Office 365
8 2 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
9 1 (7.69%) Migration
9 1 (7.69%) Information Security
9 1 (7.69%) DV Cleared
9 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared

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 6 (46.15%) Skype for Business
2 4 (30.77%) SharePoint
3 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (46.15%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (38.46%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (53.85%) Skype
2 1 (7.69%) LAN
2 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Reports
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Desktop Support
2 4 (30.77%) Support Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Deskside Technician
3 3 (23.08%) Desktop Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Infrastructure Technician
3 3 (23.08%) PC Technician
4 2 (15.38%) Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) IT Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) IT Support
4 2 (15.38%) IT Support Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Support Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (7.69%) ArcSight Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Deskside Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Migration Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Office 365 Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) iPad
1 5 (38.46%) iPhone
2 4 (30.77%) Smartphone
3 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.69%) Driving Licence
3 1 (7.69%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (92.31%) Windows 7
3 6 (46.15%) Windows 10
4 5 (38.46%) Apple iOS
5 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (23.08%) Windows 2000 Server
6 3 (23.08%) Windows Server
7 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (7.69%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (7.69%) Content Development
2 1 (7.69%) Information Security
2 1 (7.69%) ITIL
2 1 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (7.69%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) DV Cleared
1 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) GPG13
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (30.77%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (7.69%) ArcSight ESM
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Apple
1 4 (30.77%) Symantec
1 4 (30.77%) Xerox
2 3 (23.08%) BMC
2 3 (23.08%) Remedy
3 1 (7.69%) ArcSight
3 1 (7.69%) Intel
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle
3 1 (7.69%) Samsung