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 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 76 86 69
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -17
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 2 2 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.20% 0.17% 1.05%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.07% 0.78% 4.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Median daily rate £155 - £250
UK excluding London median daily rate £180 £163 £225
% change year-on-year
+10.76% -27.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £15.38
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.25
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
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 Buckinghamshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
187 256 266
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 19.12% 21.57% 21.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 93 105
Median daily rate £400 £350 £278
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +26.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £250 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £500 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £347 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.04% +11.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 21 29
Median hourly rate £14.50 £16.00 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% +1.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.05 £12.35 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.70 £42.50 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%

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
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 27 May 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
Milton Keynes +3 1 £155 - 1
High Wycombe - 1 - - 1
Windows 8
South East

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Windows 8.

1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
2 7 (87.50%) Windows 7
3 4 (50.00%) VMware
4 3 (37.50%) Windows Server
4 3 (37.50%) MS Exchange
4 3 (37.50%) MS Office
4 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
5 2 (25.00%) Firewall
5 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (12.50%) Driving Licence
6 1 (12.50%) Windows 10
6 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
6 1 (12.50%) Change Control
6 1 (12.50%) Rackspace
6 1 (12.50%) CCNA
6 1 (12.50%) ITIL
6 1 (12.50%) MCITP
6 1 (12.50%) VLAN
6 1 (12.50%) SCCM
6 1 (12.50%) SCOM
6 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (12.50%) iPhone
6 1 (12.50%) LAN
6 1 (12.50%) WAN
6 1 (12.50%) Cisco
6 1 (12.50%) MCSA

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 3 (37.50%) MS Exchange
2 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (12.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Office
2 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (12.50%) LAN
2 1 (12.50%) VLAN
2 1 (12.50%) WAN
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) 2nd Line Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) 2nd Line Support
1 3 (37.50%) Desktop Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) 1st/2nd Line Support
2 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (12.50%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support
2 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) SCCM Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Desktop Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Desktop Support
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Server Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Server Support
2 1 (12.50%) Service Desk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Blackberry
1 1 (12.50%) Driving Licence
1 1 (12.50%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (87.50%) Windows 7
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (12.50%) Windows 10
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (12.50%) Change Control
1 1 (12.50%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) CCNA
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (12.50%) MCITP
1 1 (12.50%) MCSA
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM
1 1 (12.50%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) VMware
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco
3 1 (12.50%) Rackspace