Period
to 24 January 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 24 January 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
24 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 136 138 148
Rank change year-on-year +2 +10 -4
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 17 23 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.48% 0.64% 0.90%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.70% 2.31% 3.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 23
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £205 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +107.32% -28.70% +18.56%
10th Percentile £367 £117 £106
90th Percentile £450 £448 £398
South East median daily rate £210 £201 £313
% change year-on-year +4.35% -35.60% +56.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 8
Hampshire median hourly rate £18.75 £12.25 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +53.06% -2.00% -9.09%
10th Percentile £11.13 £10.48 £10.08
90th Percentile £20.06 £14.93 £14.13
South East median hourly rate £16.75 £16.25 £16.50
% change year-on-year +3.08% -1.52% +17.86%

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 998 994 1,205
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 28.42% 27.52% 29.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 591 622 696
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £400 £361
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.73% +4.34%
10th Percentile £150 £256 £225
90th Percentile £519 £552 £495
South East median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33% +8.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 58 107
Hampshire median hourly rate £20.00 £14.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.59% -15.71% +7.16%
10th Percentile £10.40 £10.50 £11.38
90th Percentile £47.79 £49.46 £47.83
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £16.05 £20.00
% change year-on-year +9.03% -19.75% +25.00%

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 24 January 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
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 24 January 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 +2 5 - -
Fleet +10 2 - -
Fareham -3 1 - - 2
Portsmouth - 1 £185 - 1
Basingstoke - 1 - - 1
Windows 8
South East

For the 6 months to 24 January 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 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (88.24%) Windows 7
3 10 (58.82%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (52.94%) Symantec
5 8 (47.06%) Windows 10
6 7 (41.18%) iPhone
6 7 (41.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 7 (41.18%) iPad
6 7 (41.18%) Apple iOS
6 7 (41.18%) TCP/IP
6 7 (41.18%) Active Directory
6 7 (41.18%) Microsoft Excel
6 7 (41.18%) Microsoft Office
6 7 (41.18%) MS Exchange
7 6 (35.29%) LAN
7 6 (35.29%) Norton AntiVirus
7 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
7 6 (35.29%) Exchange Server 2010
8 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (29.41%) Migration
9 4 (23.53%) Service Delivery
9 4 (23.53%) Skype
9 4 (23.53%) SCCM
10 3 (17.65%) SCOM
10 3 (17.65%) Office 365
10 3 (17.65%) Skype for Business
10 3 (17.65%) AirWatch
10 3 (17.65%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 3 (17.65%) MobileIron

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 7 (41.18%) MS Exchange
2 6 (35.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (17.65%) Skype for Business
4 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (41.18%) Microsoft Excel
1 7 (41.18%) Microsoft Office
1 7 (41.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (41.18%) TCP/IP
2 6 (35.29%) LAN
3 4 (23.53%) Skype
4 1 (5.88%) VPN
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Desktop Support
2 6 (35.29%) Desktop Technician
3 5 (29.41%) Analyst
4 4 (23.53%) Active Directory Analyst
4 4 (23.53%) Active Directory Support
4 4 (23.53%) Active Directory Support Analyst
4 4 (23.53%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 4 (23.53%) Infrastructure Support
4 4 (23.53%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 3 (17.65%) PC Technician
5 3 (17.65%) Printer Technician
5 3 (17.65%) Support Engineer
6 2 (11.76%) Desktop Engineer
6 2 (11.76%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (5.88%) Deskside Engineer
7 1 (5.88%) Help Desk Support
7 1 (5.88%) Service Analyst
7 1 (5.88%) Service Desk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 10 (58.82%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (41.18%) iPad
2 7 (41.18%) iPhone
3 1 (5.88%) Driving Licence
3 1 (5.88%) Smartphone
3 1 (5.88%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (88.24%) Windows 7
3 8 (47.06%) Windows 10
4 7 (41.18%) Apple iOS
5 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
6 1 (5.88%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Migration
2 4 (23.53%) Service Delivery
3 2 (11.76%) ITIL
4 1 (5.88%) Content Management
System Software
1 7 (41.18%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.76%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.88%) VirtualBox
3 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (35.29%) Norton AntiVirus
2 4 (23.53%) SCCM
3 3 (17.65%) AirWatch
3 3 (17.65%) SCOM
3 3 (17.65%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 9 (52.94%) Symantec
2 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
3 3 (17.65%) MobileIron
4 1 (5.88%) Apple
4 1 (5.88%) Intel
4 1 (5.88%) VMware
4 1 (5.88%) Xerox