Period
to 18 November 2017

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 6 months to 18 November 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 39 48 64
Rank change year-on-year +9 +16 +5
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 8 10 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 1.71% 1.96% 1.45%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.34% 8.62% 5.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 5
Southampton median daily rate £154 £148 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.05% -54.46% +44.44%
10th Percentile £113 £108 £129
90th Percentile £192 £217 £344
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £159 £325
% change year-on-year +167.30% -51.08% +39.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 5
Southampton median hourly rate £20.00 £12.25 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +63.27% -12.50% -
10th Percentile £15.65 £10.48 £13.10
90th Percentile £23.50 £14.93 £25.25
Hampshire median hourly rate £20.00 £12.25 £13.75
% change year-on-year +63.27% -10.91% -14.06%

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 Southampton with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Southampton
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 109 116 188
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 23.29% 22.79% 27.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 71 136
Southampton median daily rate £300 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.69% -7.14% -
10th Percentile £116 £155 £270
90th Percentile £418 £513 £400
Hampshire median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year +1.97% +4.83% +5.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 11 23
Southampton median hourly rate £27.38 £12.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +119.00% -37.50% -24.53%
10th Percentile £14.50 £10.50 £13.00
90th Percentile £50.35 £15.50 £47.00
Hampshire median hourly rate £21.63 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +44.20% -14.29% +9.38%

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 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

Windows 8
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Southampton

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows 8 in Southampton over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Windows 8 in Southampton

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 6 (75.00%) Windows 7
3 5 (62.50%) TCP/IP
4 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (50.00%) LAN
4 4 (50.00%) Symantec
4 4 (50.00%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (50.00%) iPhone
4 4 (50.00%) iPad
4 4 (50.00%) Apple iOS
4 4 (50.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
6 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (25.00%) VMware
7 1 (12.50%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (12.50%) Smartphone
7 1 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (12.50%) Back Office
7 1 (12.50%) Internet
7 1 (12.50%) DNS
7 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
7 1 (12.50%) DHCP
7 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
7 1 (12.50%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
7 1 (12.50%) Windows 10

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 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) TCP/IP
2 4 (50.00%) LAN
3 1 (12.50%) DHCP
3 1 (12.50%) DNS
3 1 (12.50%) Internet
General
1 1 (12.50%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Desktop Support
1 4 (50.00%) Desktop Technician
2 3 (37.50%) PC Technician
2 3 (37.50%) Printer Technician
3 2 (25.00%) Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Administrator
4 1 (12.50%) IT Administrator
4 1 (12.50%) IT Support
4 1 (12.50%) IT Systems Administrator
4 1 (12.50%) Server Administrator
4 1 (12.50%) Server Support
4 1 (12.50%) Service Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (12.50%) Systems Support
4 1 (12.50%) VMWare Administrator
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Administrator
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (50.00%) iPad
1 4 (50.00%) iPhone
2 1 (12.50%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (75.00%) Windows 7
3 4 (50.00%) Apple iOS
4 1 (12.50%) Windows 10
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (12.50%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (12.50%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Symantec
2 2 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft