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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 47 67 52
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -15
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 4 8 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.75% 0.95% 1.70%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.42% 4.82% 6.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 2
Median daily rate - £131 £201
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -34.78%
UK excluding London median daily rate £159 £225 £289
% change year-on-year
-29.33% -22.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
Median hourly rate £17.38 £14.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.82% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £15.43 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+3.71% +6.39%
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
117 166 215
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 22.08% 19.76% 28.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 54 110
Median daily rate £350 £320 £291
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +9.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £150 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 29 45
Median hourly rate £17.50 £14.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% -42.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.60 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £60.00 £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -

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 25 September 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
Cambridge +17 3 - - 1
Windows 8
East of England

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (92.86%) Windows 7
3 12 (85.71%) Active Directory
4 11 (78.57%) Microsoft
4 11 (78.57%) MS Office
5 9 (64.29%) SCCM
6 7 (50.00%) Mac OS
7 6 (42.86%) Office 365
8 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (35.71%) Apple
9 4 (28.57%) Citrix
9 4 (28.57%) MS Exchange
9 4 (28.57%) LAN
9 4 (28.57%) WAN
9 4 (28.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 4 (28.57%) Windows Vista
9 4 (28.57%) Software Deployment
9 4 (28.57%) Apple iOS
9 4 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
10 3 (21.43%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (21.43%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (21.43%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (21.43%) WebSphere
10 3 (21.43%) PowerShell
10 3 (21.43%) Information Security
10 3 (21.43%) DHCP
10 3 (21.43%) MCSA
10 3 (21.43%) Cognos

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 4 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 3 (21.43%) IIS
2 3 (21.43%) SharePoint
2 3 (21.43%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (21.43%) SharePoint 2013
2 3 (21.43%) WebSphere
3 1 (7.14%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 11 (78.57%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (42.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) LAN
1 4 (28.57%) WAN
2 3 (21.43%) DHCP
2 3 (21.43%) DNS
3 1 (7.14%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) MySQL
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
1 1 (7.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Analyst
1 5 (35.71%) Desktop Support
1 5 (35.71%) Support Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Desktop Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Service Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Service Desk Support
3 2 (14.29%) Service Desk Support Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Support Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Business Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Desktop Technician
4 1 (7.14%) Help Desk Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) IT Support
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Customer Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Driving Licence
1 1 (7.14%) Health Informatics
1 1 (7.14%) Informatics
1 1 (7.14%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (92.86%) Windows 7
3 7 (50.00%) Mac OS
4 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (28.57%) Apple iOS
5 4 (28.57%) Windows Vista
6 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (21.43%) Windows XP
7 2 (14.29%) Windows Server
8 1 (7.14%) Linux
8 1 (7.14%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Software Deployment
2 3 (21.43%) Information Security
2 3 (21.43%) ITIL
3 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (7.14%) Resource Management
3 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) PowerShell
1 3 (21.43%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) CCNA
1 3 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (21.43%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 3 (21.43%) MCSA
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 9 (64.29%) SCCM
2 4 (28.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 11 (78.57%) Microsoft
2 5 (35.71%) Apple
3 4 (28.57%) Citrix
4 3 (21.43%) Cisco
4 3 (21.43%) Cognos
4 3 (21.43%) Oracle
5 2 (14.29%) VMware
6 1 (7.14%) Dell
6 1 (7.14%) Lotus
6 1 (7.14%) Sophos