Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 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
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 93 83 85
Rank change year-on-year -10 +2 -6
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 13 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 0.83% 0.79% 0.16%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.40% 5.08% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 1
Wiltshire median daily rate £175 £263 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -33.33% -12.50% +140.00%
South West median daily rate £150 £375 £186
% change year-on-year -60.00% +101.34% +24.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Wiltshire median hourly rate £44.75 - -
South West median hourly rate £12.77 £13.70 £14.86
% change year-on-year -6.82% -7.81% +14.31%

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 382 197 294
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 24.30% 15.61% 23.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 127 198
Wiltshire median daily rate £431 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.00% +2.74% +6.18%
10th Percentile £174 £128 £135
90th Percentile £588 £530 £550
South West median daily rate £390 £350 £364
% change year-on-year +11.43% -3.78% -3.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 7 6
Wiltshire median hourly rate £41.85 £17.50 £41.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +139.11% -58.08% +116.71%
10th Percentile £14.72 £13.00 £24.13
90th Percentile £47.00 £43.00 £47.50
South West median hourly rate £34.00 £19.25 £15.75
% change year-on-year +76.62% +22.22% -10.00%

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 18 October 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 18 October 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 -6 12 £175 -52.22% 4
Corsham - 1 - - 1
Windows 8
South West

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (92.31%) Windows 7
3 10 (76.92%) Office 365
4 7 (53.85%) Windows 10
5 6 (46.15%) Microsoft Office
5 6 (46.15%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (46.15%) Problem-Solving
5 6 (46.15%) Mac OS
5 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
5 6 (46.15%) BMC PATROL
5 6 (46.15%) Data Protection
6 5 (38.46%) Linux
6 5 (38.46%) Windows XP
6 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Intune
7 4 (30.77%) Remote Desktop
8 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
9 1 (7.69%) Firewall
9 1 (7.69%) VMware
9 1 (7.69%) Document Management
9 1 (7.69%) Load Balancing
9 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
9 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
9 1 (7.69%) vSphere
9 1 (7.69%) Hardware Maintenance
9 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineering

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 (46.15%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (76.92%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (7.69%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Desktop Support
1 6 (46.15%) Support Engineer
2 5 (38.46%) Desktop Engineer
2 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (7.69%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Desktop Support Technician
4 1 (7.69%) Desktop Technician
4 1 (7.69%) Integration Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) IT Support
4 1 (7.69%) Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (92.31%) Windows 7
3 7 (53.85%) Windows 10
4 6 (46.15%) Mac OS
5 5 (38.46%) Linux
5 5 (38.46%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Data Protection
1 6 (46.15%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (7.69%) Document Management
2 1 (7.69%) Hardware Maintenance
2 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 1 (7.69%) Load Balancing
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (46.15%) BMC PATROL
2 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) VMware