The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Southampton 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 3 months to 29 June 2017 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
Hampshire > Southampton
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 20 - 45
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 5 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 2.49% - 0.82%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.26% - 2.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Southampton median daily rate £108 - £175
10th Percentile £88 - £163
90th Percentile £183 - £188
Hampshire median daily rate £200 £575 £425
% change year-on-year -65.21% +35.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Southampton median hourly rate £24.00 - £23.75
10th Percentile £21.65 - £20.63
90th Percentile £25.55 - £27.88
Hampshire median hourly rate £24.00 - £20.00

Windows 8 is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Southampton with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Southampton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 54 55 109
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton 26.87% 25.58% 29.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 72 201
Southampton median daily rate £400 £419 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.47% +15.51%  
10th Percentile £143 £235 £290
90th Percentile £438 £483 £438
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 0 18
Southampton median hourly rate £22.50 - £18.75
10th Percentile £10.91 - £11.25
90th Percentile £25.75 - £32.43
Hampshire median hourly rate £13.03 £47.83 £16.83
% change year-on-year -72.76% +184.27%  

Windows 8
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows 8 in Southampton

Windows 8
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows 8 in Southampton

Windows 8
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows 8 in Southampton over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows 8 in Southampton

Windows 8
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 8 in Southampton.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows 8 in Southampton

For the 6 months to 29 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Windows 8 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Southampton region with a requirement for Windows 8.

1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Windows 7
3 4 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (37.50%) Windows Server
4 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (25.00%) VMware
5 2 (25.00%) Internet
6 1 (12.50%) Symantec
6 1 (12.50%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (12.50%) C
6 1 (12.50%) DNS
6 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
6 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
6 1 (12.50%) LAN
6 1 (12.50%) DHCP
6 1 (12.50%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (12.50%) Back Office
6 1 (12.50%) Legal
6 1 (12.50%) iPhone
6 1 (12.50%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (12.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (12.50%) Smartphone
6 1 (12.50%) SCCM
6 1 (12.50%) iPad
6 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
6 1 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis

Windows 8
Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton 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 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (25.00%) Internet
3 1 (12.50%) DHCP
3 1 (12.50%) DNS
3 1 (12.50%) LAN
General
1 1 (12.50%) Back Office
1 1 (12.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Administrator
2 3 (37.50%) IT Administrator
2 3 (37.50%) IT Systems Administrator
2 3 (37.50%) Systems Administrator
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Administrator
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Systems Administrator
3 2 (25.00%) Service Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Support Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Desktop Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Server Administrator
4 1 (12.50%) Server Support
4 1 (12.50%) Systems Support
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Support
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (12.50%) iPad
1 1 (12.50%) iPhone
1 1 (12.50%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Windows 7
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
4 1 (12.50%) Windows 10
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) C
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (12.50%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (12.50%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (25.00%) VMware
2 1 (12.50%) Symantec