Period
to 26 May 2018

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 26 May 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 West > Somerset
6 months to
26 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 51 55 49
Rank change year-on-year +4 -6 +13
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 1 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 0.21% 0.23% 1.51%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.71% 1.15% 9.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Somerset median daily rate £150 - £191
10th Percentile £145 - £169
90th Percentile £155 - £214
South West median daily rate £130 £113 £300
% change year-on-year +15.56% -62.50% +100.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Somerset median hourly rate - £15.78 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -4.39% -
South West median hourly rate £42.88 £14.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year +206.25% -15.15% -48.44%

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 141 87 81
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 29.87% 20.05% 15.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 48 35
Somerset median daily rate £378 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.67% +15.38% +4.00%
10th Percentile £150 £171 £173
90th Percentile £541 £528 £518
South West median daily rate £380 £355 £350
% change year-on-year +7.04% +1.43% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 20 17
Somerset median hourly rate £38.00 £40.00 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.01% +153.97% -21.25%
10th Percentile £15.63 £15.61 £11.00
90th Percentile £40.75 £48.75 £41.75
South West median hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year -5.41% -2.63% +11.76%

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 26 May 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
Bath +2 1 £150 -
Windows 8
South West

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 Somerset region with a requirement for Windows 8.

1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
1 1 (100.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (100.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
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
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 10
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft