The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 8 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows 8 over the 3 months to 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 53 54 67
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +13
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 4 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.68% 1.32% 0.52%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.78% 6.62% 2.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 2
Median daily rate £83 £131 £201
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.14% -34.78%
UK excluding London median daily rate £155 £170 £175
% change year-on-year
-8.82% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £13.25 £15.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -15.11%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £16.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +17.85%
Windows 8
East of England

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

Operating Systems Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
144 136 200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 24.37% 19.94% 26.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 53 111
Median daily rate £330 £320 £180
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +77.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £160 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £418 £380
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 32 35
Median hourly rate £16.50 £12.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% -68.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £10.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.30 £47.75 £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

Windows 8
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 Cambridgeshire

Windows 8
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Windows 8 Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Windows 8
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Windows 8 Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Windows 8
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

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 Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 8 December 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
Huntingdon 0 3 £83 -26.66% 1
Peterborough -4 1 - -
Windows 8
East of England

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Windows 8.

1 9 (100.00%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
3 5 (55.56%) SCCM
4 4 (44.44%) VMware
4 4 (44.44%) MS Office
5 3 (33.33%) Citrix
5 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (33.33%) Mac OS
5 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (33.33%) Office 365
6 2 (22.22%) Software Deployment
6 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
6 2 (22.22%) Windows 10
6 2 (22.22%) Apple iOS
6 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
6 2 (22.22%) Windows Vista
6 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (22.22%) Apple
6 2 (22.22%) ITIL
6 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (22.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
6 2 (22.22%) VPN
7 1 (11.11%) DNS
7 1 (11.11%) SLA
7 1 (11.11%) Cisco

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 1 (11.11%) IIS
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (11.11%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (44.44%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) VPN
2 1 (11.11%) DHCP
2 1 (11.11%) DNS
2 1 (11.11%) Internet
2 1 (11.11%) LAN
2 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
2 1 (11.11%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) MySQL
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Support Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) Desktop Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) Desktop Support
2 4 (44.44%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) IT Support
3 2 (22.22%) Support Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (11.11%) Customer Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Field Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Field Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) IT Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) IT Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Customer Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Driving Licence
1 1 (11.11%) iPad
1 1 (11.11%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (33.33%) Mac OS
2 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (22.22%) Apple iOS
3 2 (22.22%) Windows 10
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Vista
4 1 (11.11%) Linux
4 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) ITIL
1 2 (22.22%) Software Deployment
2 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (11.11%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
2 1 (11.11%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (11.11%) CCNA
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (11.11%) MCP
2 1 (11.11%) MCSA
2 1 (11.11%) MCSE
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
3 1 (11.11%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 5 (55.56%) SCCM
2 2 (22.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (11.11%) DameWare
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 4 (44.44%) VMware
3 3 (33.33%) Citrix
4 2 (22.22%) Apple
5 1 (11.11%) Adobe
5 1 (11.11%) Cisco
5 1 (11.11%) Cognos
5 1 (11.11%) Google
5 1 (11.11%) Kaspersky
5 1 (11.11%) MobileIron
5 1 (11.11%) Oracle
5 1 (11.11%) Sophos