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 3 months to 24 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
South West / Wiltshire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 61 65 54
Rank change year-on-year +4 -11  
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 1 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 0.15% 0.15% 0.79%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.25% 0.66% 4.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 4
Median daily rate £325 - £363
UK excluding London median daily rate £156 £180 £189
% change year-on-year -13.19% -4.63%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.84 £14.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year +13.14% -13.58%  

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 Wiltshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Wiltshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 80 152 113
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 12.14% 23.21% 17.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 99 46
Median daily rate £330 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.00% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £140 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £590 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £348
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 26
Median hourly rate £42.00 £16.50 £20.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +154.54% -18.25%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year -8.82% +4.93%  

Windows 8
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wiltshire citing Windows 8 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

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 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Swindon - 1 £325 -
Windows 8
South West

For the 6 months to 24 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 Wiltshire region with a requirement for Windows 8.

1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 10
1 1 (100.00%) Virtual Servers

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Manager
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 10
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Virtual Servers
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) VMware