The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 8 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows 8 over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows 8
South East / Buckinghamshire
Rank 60 69 82
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +13
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 12 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.41% 0.52% 0.76%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.85% 2.31% 3.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 9
Median daily rate £425 £245 £145
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+73.46% +68.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £209 £132
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £281 £185
UK excluding London median daily rate £170 £163 £193
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -15.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £17.50 £14.25
% change year-on-year
-25.71% +22.80%

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

Operating Systems Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
205 216 282
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 24.03% 22.52% 23.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 75 124
Median daily rate £360 £375 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +36.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £215 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £423
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 12 25
Median hourly rate £10.40 £16.21 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.84% +8.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.75 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.70 £37.50 £30.00
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 Buckinghamshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 Buckinghamshire

Windows 8
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Windows 8 Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Windows 8
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows 8 across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 16 January 2017.

Windows 8 Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

Windows 8
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Windows 8 Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Windows 8
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

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 Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 16 January 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
Milton Keynes +13 10 £425 +73.46% 4
Windows 8
South East

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 16 January 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Windows 8.

1 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (81.25%) Active Directory
3 12 (75.00%) Security Cleared
4 11 (68.75%) SC Cleared
4 11 (68.75%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (62.50%) Windows 7
5 10 (62.50%) Microsoft
6 8 (50.00%) ITIL
6 8 (50.00%) SCCM
7 7 (43.75%) Windows Vista
7 7 (43.75%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (37.50%) WSUS
8 6 (37.50%) Cisco
8 6 (37.50%) BladeLogic
8 6 (37.50%) Patch Management
8 6 (37.50%) Security Patching
8 6 (37.50%) Windows 10
8 6 (37.50%) Windows Server
8 6 (37.50%) HP
8 6 (37.50%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (25.00%) Service Management
9 4 (25.00%) Skype for Business
9 4 (25.00%) Hyper-V
9 4 (25.00%) Private Cloud
9 4 (25.00%) Skype
9 4 (25.00%) Converged Infrastructure
9 4 (25.00%) Data Centre
9 4 (25.00%) Analytics
9 4 (25.00%) Big Data

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 4 (25.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (25.00%) MS Office
2 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 4 (25.00%) SAN
1 4 (25.00%) Skype
2 2 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (12.50%) VPN
2 2 (12.50%) Wireless
3 1 (6.25%) BIG-IP
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco PIX
3 1 (6.25%) DHCP
3 1 (6.25%) DNS
3 1 (6.25%) Ethernet
3 1 (6.25%) Firewall
3 1 (6.25%) HTTP
3 1 (6.25%) IPsec
3 1 (6.25%) Network Security
3 1 (6.25%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (6.25%) SSL
3 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
3 1 (6.25%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) Big Data
General
1 1 (6.25%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Deployment Specialist
1 5 (31.25%) Windows Specialist
2 3 (18.75%) Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Design Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) IT Support
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Design Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 1 (6.25%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Data Centre Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Data Centre Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) IT Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Mobility Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) SCCM Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Deployment Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Data Centre
1 4 (25.00%) Private Cloud
2 3 (18.75%) Management Information System
3 2 (12.50%) Blackberry
4 1 (6.25%) Clustering
4 1 (6.25%) PKI
4 1 (6.25%) RSA SecurID
4 1 (6.25%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (68.75%) Windows Server 2012
3 10 (62.50%) Windows 7
4 7 (43.75%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (43.75%) Windows Vista
5 6 (37.50%) Windows 10
5 6 (37.50%) Windows Server
5 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (18.75%) Android
6 3 (18.75%) Linux
7 2 (12.50%) Apple iOS
7 2 (12.50%) Windows XP
8 1 (6.25%) Windows 2000
8 1 (6.25%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) ITIL
2 6 (37.50%) Patch Management
2 6 (37.50%) Security Patching
3 4 (25.00%) Analytics
3 4 (25.00%) Converged Infrastructure
3 4 (25.00%) Service Management
3 4 (25.00%) Software Deployment
4 3 (18.75%) Problem Management
4 3 (18.75%) Time Management
5 2 (12.50%) ITIL V2
6 1 (6.25%) DNA
6 1 (6.25%) Migration
6 1 (6.25%) Network Design
6 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) SQL
1 4 (25.00%) VB
1 4 (25.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (68.75%) SC Cleared
3 4 (25.00%) CCIE
3 4 (25.00%) CCNP
3 4 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (25.00%) MCSA
3 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (6.25%) CCA
4 1 (6.25%) CCAA
4 1 (6.25%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (6.25%) DV Cleared
4 1 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (81.25%) Active Directory
2 4 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (6.25%) ISA Server
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (6.25%) XenApp
3 1 (6.25%) XenDesktop
3 1 (6.25%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (50.00%) SCCM
2 6 (37.50%) BladeLogic
2 6 (37.50%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 6 (37.50%) WSUS
3 1 (6.25%) AirWatch
3 1 (6.25%) AppDNA
3 1 (6.25%) FortiGate
3 1 (6.25%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (6.25%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 10 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 6 (37.50%) Cisco
2 6 (37.50%) HP
3 4 (25.00%) Remedy
4 2 (12.50%) Intel Security
5 1 (6.25%) Aruba
5 1 (6.25%) Blue Coat
5 1 (6.25%) CheckPoint
5 1 (6.25%) Citrix
5 1 (6.25%) Clearswift
5 1 (6.25%) F5
5 1 (6.25%) Forcepoint
5 1 (6.25%) Fortinet
5 1 (6.25%) Juniper
5 1 (6.25%) Lumension
5 1 (6.25%) VMware