Period
to 18 March 2019

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 18 March 2019 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
18 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 89 73 -
Rank change year-on-year -16 - +82
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 35 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 1.81% 0.66% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.58% 3.76% -
Number of daily rates quoted 33 6 0
Wiltshire median daily rate £125 £411 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -69.60% - -
South West median daily rate £125 £395 £113
% change year-on-year -68.35% +251.11% -25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Wiltshire median hourly rate £130.00 - -
South West median hourly rate £11.83 £41.00 £12.00
% change year-on-year -71.15% +241.67% -52.94%

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 532 186 231
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 27.51% 17.48% 17.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 339 105 153
Wiltshire median daily rate £425 £388 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.68% +6.16% +4.29%
10th Percentile £133 £128 £198
90th Percentile £600 £512 £512
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -0.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 6 11
Wiltshire median hourly rate £45.00 £17.50 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +157.14% -55.13% +11.43%
10th Percentile £14.49 £13.00 £12.50
90th Percentile £50.00 £24.50 £42.50
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £15.45 £16.75
% change year-on-year +126.54% -7.76% -23.86%

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 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 18 March 2019. 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 +5 35 £125 -69.60% 5
Windows 8
South West

For the 6 months to 18 March 2019, 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 35 (100.00%) Windows
1 35 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 33 (94.29%) Office 365
3 25 (71.43%) Remote Desktop
3 25 (71.43%) Windows XP
4 10 (28.57%) Linux
4 10 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 8 (22.86%) Windows 10
6 5 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
6 5 (14.29%) Marketing
6 5 (14.29%) Programme Management
6 5 (14.29%) Electronics
6 5 (14.29%) Telecoms
6 5 (14.29%) Finance
6 5 (14.29%) Manufacturing
6 5 (14.29%) Active Directory
6 5 (14.29%) SAP
6 5 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Office
8 3 (8.57%) Mentoring
8 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Excel
8 3 (8.57%) Service Delivery
8 3 (8.57%) Wireless
8 3 (8.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 2 (5.71%) Software Deployment
9 2 (5.71%) Virtual Infrastructure
10 1 (2.86%) Desktop Virtualisation
10 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
10 1 (2.86%) Root Cause Analysis
10 1 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure

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 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (8.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 33 (94.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 25 (71.43%) Remote Desktop
2 3 (8.57%) Wireless
3 1 (2.86%) VPN
General
1 5 (14.29%) Electronics
1 5 (14.29%) Finance
1 5 (14.29%) Manufacturing
1 5 (14.29%) Marketing
1 5 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (48.57%) Desktop Engineer
2 7 (20.00%) Floorwalker
3 6 (17.14%) Deployment Engineer
3 6 (17.14%) Windows Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) Build Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) Desktop Build Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (8.57%) Desktop Support
5 3 (8.57%) Support Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
7 1 (2.86%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Help Desk Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Help Desk Support
7 1 (2.86%) Help Desk Support Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) IT Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Site Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (2.86%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 35 (100.00%) Windows
1 35 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 25 (71.43%) Windows XP
3 10 (28.57%) Linux
4 8 (22.86%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
1 5 (14.29%) Programme Management
2 3 (8.57%) Mentoring
2 3 (8.57%) Service Delivery
3 2 (5.71%) Software Deployment
3 2 (5.71%) Virtual Infrastructure
4 1 (2.86%) Desktop Virtualisation
4 1 (2.86%) ITIL
4 1 (2.86%) Root Cause Analysis
Qualifications
1 1 (2.86%) Degree
1 1 (2.86%) MCP
System Software
1 5 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 10 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 5 (14.29%) SAP
3 1 (2.86%) Altiris
3 1 (2.86%) VMware
3 1 (2.86%) Wyse