Period
to 19 March 2019

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 19 March 2019 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
19 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 175 146 137
Rank change year-on-year -29 -9 +23
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 10 17 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.26% 0.47% 0.73%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.89% 1.71% 2.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 12
Hampshire median daily rate £225 £185 £175
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.62% +5.71% +9.38%
10th Percentile £213 £125 £121
90th Percentile £238 £503 £415
South East median daily rate £225 £175 £169
% change year-on-year +28.57% +3.70% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 4
Hampshire median hourly rate £15.00 £20.00 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.00% +15.94% +27.78%
South East median hourly rate £16.00 £17.13 £14.75
% change year-on-year -6.57% +16.10% -4.84%

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 1,129 993 950
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 29.66% 27.41% 25.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 706 560 591
Hampshire median daily rate £423 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.75% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £213 £175 £254
90th Percentile £575 £525 £525
South East median daily rate £408 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +1.88% +2.70% +3.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 71 69
Hampshire median hourly rate £17.75 £20.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.25% +33.33% -8.26%
10th Percentile £10.29 £10.40 £11.00
90th Percentile £50.50 £46.00 £44.50
South East median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -8.57% +12.90% -18.42%

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 19 March 2019. 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 -10 4 - -
Basingstoke -7 1 - - 2
Windows 8
South East

For the 6 months to 19 March 2019, 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 10 (100.00%) Windows
1 10 (100.00%) Windows 10
2 5 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 4 (40.00%) Problem-Solving
3 4 (40.00%) VMware
4 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
4 3 (30.00%) Network Security
4 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared
4 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
4 3 (30.00%) SolarWinds
5 2 (20.00%) Intel
6 1 (10.00%) Middleware
6 1 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (10.00%) Migration
6 1 (10.00%) LAN
6 1 (10.00%) WAN
6 1 (10.00%) SLA
6 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
6 1 (10.00%) SQL
6 1 (10.00%) Oracle
6 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
6 1 (10.00%) ITIL
6 1 (10.00%) Office 365
6 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (10.00%) Analytics
6 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
6 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (10.00%) BitLocker
6 1 (10.00%) Driving Licence
6 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure

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:

Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) Network Security
2 1 (10.00%) LAN
2 1 (10.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Analyst
1 4 (40.00%) Support Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) IT Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) IT Support
2 3 (30.00%) IT Support Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Support Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Desktop Support
4 1 (10.00%) Applications Support
4 1 (10.00%) Desktop Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Service Desk Support
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (10.00%) Driving Licence
1 1 (10.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
1 10 (100.00%) Windows 10
2 5 (50.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (10.00%) Analytics
2 1 (10.00%) Application Packaging
2 1 (10.00%) ITIL
2 1 (10.00%) Migration
2 1 (10.00%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) BitLocker
2 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (10.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) VMware
2 3 (30.00%) SolarWinds
3 2 (20.00%) Intel
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle
4 1 (10.00%) Xerox