Period
to 20 September 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 20 September 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
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank - 54 45
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 0 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset - 0.43% 1.08%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 2.35% 4.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Somerset median daily rate - - £191
South West median daily rate £143 £250 £300
% change year-on-year -43.00% -16.67% +100.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Somerset median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate £28.29 £13.85 £13.23
% change year-on-year +104.26% +4.73% -

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 119 85 109
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 23.99% 18.48% 23.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 57 48
Somerset median daily rate £358 £363 £278
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.38% +30.63% -20.71%
10th Percentile £145 £112 £179
90th Percentile £488 £590 £491
South West median daily rate £380 £353 £365
% change year-on-year +7.73% -3.36% -1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 9 18
Somerset median hourly rate £40.00 £47.50 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.79% +201.59% -7.35%
10th Percentile £17.30 £12.30 £10.43
90th Percentile £44.58 £49.00 £32.35
South West median hourly rate £21.00 £17.50 £15.75
% change year-on-year +20.00% +11.11% -7.35%

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