Period
to 10 December 2018

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 10 December 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 > Wiltshire
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 85 78 89
Rank change year-on-year -7 +11 -7
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 30 13 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 1.68% 1.04% 0.077%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.26% 5.80% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 9 1
Wiltshire median daily rate £136 £395 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -65.51% +31.67% +4.26%
South West median daily rate £133 £400 £146
% change year-on-year -66.88% +173.50% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Wiltshire median hourly rate £130.00 - -
South West median hourly rate £12.77 £13.70 £11.88
% change year-on-year -6.82% +15.37% -8.65%

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 479 224 265
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 26.80% 17.85% 20.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 294 135 186
Wiltshire median daily rate £425 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +7.14% +5.26%
10th Percentile £132 £135 £135
90th Percentile £588 £500 £519
South West median daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +14.29% - -4.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 11 6
Wiltshire median hourly rate £41.85 £17.50 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +139.11% -57.32% +110.26%
10th Percentile £16.60 £13.00 £24.75
90th Percentile £49.70 £20.00 £47.50
South West median hourly rate £21.00 £17.35 £16.00
% change year-on-year +21.04% +8.44% -11.11%

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 10 December 2018.

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 10 December 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
Swindon +8 30 £136 -66.56% 6
Windows 8
South West

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 Wiltshire region with a requirement for Windows 8.

1 30 (100.00%) Windows
2 29 (96.67%) Windows 7
2 29 (96.67%) Office 365
3 22 (73.33%) Windows XP
4 17 (56.67%) Remote Desktop
5 12 (40.00%) Windows 10
6 9 (30.00%) Microsoft
6 9 (30.00%) Linux
7 6 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
7 6 (20.00%) BMC PATROL
7 6 (20.00%) Data Protection
7 6 (20.00%) Mac OS
7 6 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
8 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Intune
9 3 (10.00%) Marketing
9 3 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
9 3 (10.00%) Programme Management
9 3 (10.00%) Mentoring
9 3 (10.00%) Service Delivery
9 3 (10.00%) Electronics
9 3 (10.00%) Telecoms
9 3 (10.00%) Finance
9 3 (10.00%) Manufacturing
9 3 (10.00%) SAP
9 3 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
10 2 (6.67%) Active Directory
10 2 (6.67%) Software Deployment
11 1 (3.33%) vSphere
11 1 (3.33%) VMware

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:

Applications
1 6 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 29 (96.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (56.67%) Remote Desktop
General
1 3 (10.00%) Electronics
1 3 (10.00%) Finance
1 3 (10.00%) Manufacturing
1 3 (10.00%) Marketing
1 3 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (43.33%) Desktop Engineer
2 6 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 5 (16.67%) Deployment Engineer
3 5 (16.67%) Floorwalker
3 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Windows Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Build Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Desktop Build Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Desktop Support
7 1 (3.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) 2nd Line Support
7 1 (3.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Desktop Support Technician
7 1 (3.33%) Desktop Technician
7 1 (3.33%) IT Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 30 (100.00%) Windows
2 29 (96.67%) Windows 7
3 22 (73.33%) Windows XP
4 12 (40.00%) Windows 10
5 9 (30.00%) Linux
6 6 (20.00%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.00%) Data Protection
1 6 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
2 3 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
2 3 (10.00%) Mentoring
2 3 (10.00%) Programme Management
2 3 (10.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (6.67%) Software Deployment
4 1 (3.33%) Hardware Maintenance
4 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
System Software
1 2 (6.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (20.00%) BMC PATROL
2 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 9 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.00%) SAP
3 1 (3.33%) VMware