The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 8 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows 8 over the 3 months to 23 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
23 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 107 112 106
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -6
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 9 17 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.39% 0.67% 0.81%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.90% 3.36% 3.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 8
Median daily rate £115 £135 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.81% -65.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £111 £118 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £121 £330 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £175 £200 £270
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -25.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 8
Median hourly rate £21.50 £35.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.57% +100.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +13.79%
Windows 8
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
474 506 511
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 20.64% 19.94% 20.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 263 263 247
Median daily rate £375 £388 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 61 29
Median hourly rate £21.50 £21.55 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.23% +23.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.93 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £36.00 £23.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Windows 8
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing Windows 8 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Windows 8 Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Windows 8
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Windows 8 Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Windows 8
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Windows 8 Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Windows 8
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

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 Berkshire region over the 3 months to 23 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Reading +11 5 £113 -2.17%
Maidenhead - 2 £123 -
Windows 8
South East

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 August 2016, 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Windows 8.

1 18 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (83.33%) Windows 7
3 13 (72.22%) Active Directory
4 10 (55.56%) Microsoft
5 8 (44.44%) MS Office
6 7 (38.89%) MS Excel
7 6 (33.33%) Windows 10
8 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (22.22%) Skype for Business
9 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (16.67%) Office 365
10 3 (16.67%) PowerShell
10 3 (16.67%) SCCM
10 3 (16.67%) MS Exchange
11 2 (11.11%) IPX
11 2 (11.11%) IBM Notes
11 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
11 2 (11.11%) Internet
11 2 (11.11%) Blackberry
11 2 (11.11%) Citrix
11 2 (11.11%) Lotus
11 2 (11.11%) Polycom
11 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
11 2 (11.11%) Migration
11 2 (11.11%) Android
11 2 (11.11%) Apple iOS
11 2 (11.11%) Skype
11 2 (11.11%) OneDrive
11 2 (11.11%) Windows Server
12 1 (5.56%) Mimecast

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 (22.22%) Skype for Business
2 3 (16.67%) MS Exchange
3 2 (11.11%) IBM Notes
3 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
4 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 8 (44.44%) MS Office
2 7 (38.89%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (16.67%) Office 365
2 2 (11.11%) OneDrive
3 1 (5.56%) IaaS
3 1 (5.56%) Mimecast
3 1 (5.56%) PaaS
3 1 (5.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) Internet
1 2 (11.11%) IPX
1 2 (11.11%) Skype
2 1 (5.56%) DHCP
2 1 (5.56%) DNS
2 1 (5.56%) LAN
2 1 (5.56%) MPLS
2 1 (5.56%) SAN
2 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.56%) WAN
2 1 (5.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MSI
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Desktop Engineer
1 9 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 7 (38.89%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 7 (38.89%) 2nd Line Support
3 6 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 6 (33.33%) Desktop Support
3 6 (33.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 5 (27.78%) IT Support
5 4 (22.22%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
5 4 (22.22%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
5 4 (22.22%) IT Engineer
6 3 (16.67%) IT Support Engineer
7 2 (11.11%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
7 2 (11.11%) 1st/2nd Line Support
7 2 (11.11%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
8 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
8 1 (5.56%) Desktop Technician
8 1 (5.56%) IT Analyst
8 1 (5.56%) IT Technician
8 1 (5.56%) Junior IT Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.56%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (83.33%) Windows 7
3 6 (33.33%) Windows 10
4 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (11.11%) Android
6 2 (11.11%) Apple iOS
6 2 (11.11%) Windows Server
7 1 (5.56%) Linux
7 1 (5.56%) Mac OS X
7 1 (5.56%) Unix
7 1 (5.56%) Windows 2000
7 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (5.56%) Windows Vista
7 1 (5.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (11.11%) Migration
2 1 (5.56%) Application Packaging
2 1 (5.56%) ITIL
2 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
2 1 (5.56%) Project Management
2 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) DV Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (5.56%) MCP
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (72.22%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.56%) BitLocker
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.11%) Citrix
2 2 (11.11%) Lotus
2 2 (11.11%) Polycom
3 1 (5.56%) AppSense
3 1 (5.56%) Aruba
3 1 (5.56%) CheckPoint
3 1 (5.56%) LANDesk
3 1 (5.56%) NetApp
3 1 (5.56%) Sophos
3 1 (5.56%) VMware
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