Period
to 21 February 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Somerset 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 21 February 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 West > Somerset
6 months to
21 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 52 54 -
Rank change year-on-year +2 - +74
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 0.23% 0.43% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.86% 1.48% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Somerset median daily rate £225 £150 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +50.00% - -
South West median daily rate £125 £400 £113
% change year-on-year -68.75% +255.56% -18.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Somerset median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate £11.83 - £13.38

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 Somerset with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Somerset
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 116 135 89
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 27.10% 29.09% 19.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 93 39
Somerset median daily rate £388 £325 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.23% +12.07% -22.67%
10th Percentile £200 £141 £136
90th Percentile £538 £540 £463
South West median daily rate £413 £375 £345
% change year-on-year +10.00% +8.70% -1.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 5 25
Somerset median hourly rate £40.00 £18.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +122.22% -48.57% +100.00%
10th Percentile £14.44 £13.20 £13.00
90th Percentile £44.66 £24.10 £46.00
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £16.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year +118.75% -7.25% -13.75%

Windows 8
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

Job postings citing Windows 8 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Somerset.

Job vacancy trend for Windows 8 in Somerset

Windows 8
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Windows 8 in Somerset.

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows 8 in Somerset

Windows 8
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

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 Somerset region over the 6 months to 21 February 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
Street - 1 £225 -
Windows 8
South West

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 Somerset region with a requirement for Windows 8.

1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 10

Windows 8
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Desktop Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Desktop Support
1 1 (100.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 10
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM