Period
to 10 December 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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 174 141 150
Rank change year-on-year -33 +9 +8
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 13 22 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.34% 0.62% 0.58%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.23% 2.19% 2.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 17 10
Hampshire median daily rate £225 £425 £210
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -47.06% +102.86% -35.54%
10th Percentile £163 £175 £128
90th Percentile £238 £450 £588
South East median daily rate £190 £201 £165
% change year-on-year -5.24% +21.52% -48.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 3
Hampshire median hourly rate - £20.00 £12.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +63.27% -9.26%
South East median hourly rate £16.00 £16.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year -4.48% +11.67% -6.25%

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 1,053 1,005 1,037
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 27.41% 28.48% 27.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 614 607 631
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +3.45%
10th Percentile £213 £161 £250
90th Percentile £574 £500 £550
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 100 67 64
Hampshire median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £14.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +35.59% -15.71%
10th Percentile £10.25 £10.40 £10.65
90th Percentile £50.03 £47.73 £49.46
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.38
% change year-on-year - +6.87% -10.79%

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 10 December 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 -4 2 £175 -7.89%
Portsmouth -20 2 - - 1
Fleet -16 1 - -
Southampton -22 1 - -
Basingstoke - 1 - - 1
Havant - 1 - -
Windows 8
South East

For the 6 months to 10 December 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
6 5 (38.46%) Intel
7 4 (30.77%) Middleware
7 4 (30.77%) Migration
7 4 (30.77%) Hyper-V
7 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
7 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Intune
7 4 (30.77%) Network Design
7 4 (30.77%) Application Packaging
7 4 (30.77%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (30.77%) Analytics
7 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (30.77%) BitLocker
8 2 (15.38%) Storage Virtualisation
8 2 (15.38%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (15.38%) Break/Fix
8 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (15.38%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (15.38%) Cisco
8 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
9 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
9 1 (7.69%) Microsoft

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 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (7.69%) 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%) Desktop Support
1 4 (30.77%) Support Engineer
1 4 (30.77%) Windows Specialist
2 2 (15.38%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (15.38%) Server Support
3 1 (7.69%) Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Desktop Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Driving Licence
2 1 (7.69%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (92.31%) Windows 10
3 7 (53.85%) Windows 7
4 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
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
3 1 (7.69%) Problem-Solving
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 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
3 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%) Intel
2 5 (38.46%) SolarWinds
3 2 (15.38%) Cisco
4 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
4 1 (7.69%) Xerox