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 20 February 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows 8
East of England / Cambridgeshire
Rank - 48 59
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 0 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire - 1.53% 0.88%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 7.32% 4.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £104
UK excluding London median daily rate £155 £175 £175
% change year-on-year
-11.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 3
Median hourly rate - £17.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £17.50 £15.25
% change year-on-year
-25.71% +14.75%

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
126 123 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 24.32% 20.88% 20.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 50 57
Median daily rate £350 £276 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.69% +10.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £165 £104
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £505 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 30 32
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £10.50 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £60.00 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +9.37%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Windows 8.

1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) DameWare
3 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (25.00%) Adobe
3 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (25.00%) Terminal Server
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (25.00%) Internet
3 1 (25.00%) MS Office
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) MCP
3 1 (25.00%) MCSE
3 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (25.00%) VPN
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (25.00%) Google
3 1 (25.00%) SCCM
3 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (25.00%) Kaspersky
3 1 (25.00%) iPhone
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) iPad
3 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012

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 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Internet
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (25.00%) VPN
General
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Support Engineer
2 3 (75.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 3 (75.00%) Desktop Support
2 3 (75.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Field Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Field Support Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) IT Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) IT Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) IT Support
3 1 (25.00%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Driving Licence
1 1 (25.00%) iPad
1 1 (25.00%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) MCP
1 1 (25.00%) MCSE
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) DameWare
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Adobe
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) Google
2 1 (25.00%) Kaspersky
2 1 (25.00%) MobileIron