Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 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 17 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
South West > Wiltshire
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 80 87 89
Rank change year-on-year +7 +2 -11
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 12 2 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 0.97% 0.15% 0.59%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.77% 0.66% 3.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 0
Wiltshire median daily rate £366 £300 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.08% - -
South West median daily rate £375 £150 £150
% change year-on-year +150.00% - -38.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wiltshire median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate £13.70 £12.75 £13.00
% change year-on-year +7.45% -1.92% -27.78%

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 Wiltshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Wiltshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 208 301 265
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 16.80% 22.91% 17.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 208 127
Wiltshire median daily rate £375 £355 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.63% +5.19% -
10th Percentile £126 £135 £166
90th Percentile £500 £550 £500
South West median daily rate £350 £350 £370
% change year-on-year - -5.41% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 41
Wiltshire median hourly rate £15.25 £41.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -62.80% +95.24% -5.35%
10th Percentile £13.00 £22.20 £12.50
90th Percentile £18.25 £47.50 £43.75
South West median hourly rate £17.50 £15.26 £17.50
% change year-on-year +14.72% -12.83% +4.82%

Windows 8
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows 8 in Wiltshire

Windows 8
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows 8 in Wiltshire

Windows 8
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows 8 in Wiltshire over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows 8 in Wiltshire

Windows 8
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows 8 in Wiltshire

Windows 8
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

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 Wiltshire region over the 6 months to 17 November 2017. 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
Swindon +7 10 £411 +37.08% 1
Chippenham - 2 £195 -
Windows 8
South West

For the 6 months to 17 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 Wiltshire region with a requirement for Windows 8.

1 12 (100.00%) Windows
1 12 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 10 (83.33%) Windows 10
3 9 (75.00%) Windows 7
4 7 (58.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (41.67%) Office 365
5 5 (41.67%) Windows Server
6 4 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (33.33%) PowerShell
6 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
6 4 (33.33%) MS Exchange
6 4 (33.33%) Migration
7 3 (25.00%) VMware
8 2 (16.67%) Service Management
8 2 (16.67%) Publishing
8 2 (16.67%) SMS
8 2 (16.67%) DHCP
8 2 (16.67%) DNS
8 2 (16.67%) Visual Studio
8 2 (16.67%) ITIL
8 2 (16.67%) Internet
8 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
8 2 (16.67%) PDA
8 2 (16.67%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (8.33%) Document Management
9 1 (8.33%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (8.33%) Pharmaceutical

Windows 8
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wiltshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (41.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) DHCP
1 2 (16.67%) DNS
1 2 (16.67%) Internet
1 2 (16.67%) SMS
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (16.67%) Publishing
2 1 (8.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Migration Specialist
1 4 (33.33%) Office 365 Specialist
2 2 (16.67%) Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Desktop Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Desktop Support
2 2 (16.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Service Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Service Desk Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (8.33%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (8.33%) IT Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) PDA
2 1 (8.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (83.33%) Windows 10
3 9 (75.00%) Windows 7
4 7 (58.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (41.67%) Windows Server
6 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Migration
2 2 (16.67%) ITIL
2 2 (16.67%) Service Management
3 1 (8.33%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) PowerShell
System Software
1 12 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (16.67%) Virtual Servers
2 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (25.00%) VMware