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 4 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 48 57 68
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +11
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 13 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 2.11% 1.22% 0.14%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.70% 4.37% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Median daily rate £118 £104 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.98% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £180 £218 £200
% change year-on-year
-17.24% +8.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 0
Median hourly rate £17.50 £14.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £15.38
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -2.43%
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
194 206 171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 31.44% 27.84% 24.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 94 68
Median daily rate £388 £313 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.00% +9.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £165 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £405 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £342 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.14% +6.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 42 31
Median hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -34.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £12.40 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.35 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.25 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.81% -

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 4 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
Cambridge +8 9 - - 1
Peterborough +3 2 - -
Huntingdon - 1 - -
St Neots - 1 £118 -
Windows 8
East of England

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 4 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Windows 8.

1 18 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (88.89%) Active Directory
3 13 (72.22%) Microsoft
3 13 (72.22%) Windows 7
4 12 (66.67%) MS Office
5 8 (44.44%) SCCM
6 7 (38.89%) Windows Vista
6 7 (38.89%) Apple iOS
6 7 (38.89%) Software Deployment
6 7 (38.89%) Apple
6 7 (38.89%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 7 (38.89%) SLA
7 6 (33.33%) Windows XP
7 6 (33.33%) Information Security
7 6 (33.33%) Mac OS
8 5 (27.78%) Citrix
8 5 (27.78%) Office 365
9 4 (22.22%) Cisco
9 4 (22.22%) SC Cleared
9 4 (22.22%) Security Cleared
10 2 (11.11%) Mathematics
10 2 (11.11%) LAN
10 2 (11.11%) C
11 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
11 1 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (5.56%) Finance
11 1 (5.56%) Migration
11 1 (5.56%) SQL
11 1 (5.56%) IBM Notes
11 1 (5.56%) WAN

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 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (5.56%) IBM Notes
1 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.56%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 12 (66.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (27.78%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) LAN
2 1 (5.56%) Skype
2 1 (5.56%) WAN
2 1 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
General
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
1 1 (5.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) Support Engineer
2 9 (50.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 9 (50.00%) Desktop Support
2 9 (50.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 7 (38.89%) Analyst
4 6 (33.33%) Service Analyst
4 6 (33.33%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Help Desk Support
5 2 (11.11%) Senior Desktop Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Senior Desktop Support
5 2 (11.11%) Senior Desktop Support Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Senior Support Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Service Desk Support
5 2 (11.11%) Service Desk Support Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Support Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) IT Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) IT Support
6 1 (5.56%) Windows Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Mathematics
2 1 (5.56%) Health Informatics
2 1 (5.56%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (72.22%) Windows 7
3 7 (38.89%) Apple iOS
3 7 (38.89%) Windows Vista
4 6 (33.33%) Mac OS
4 6 (33.33%) Windows XP
5 1 (5.56%) Mac OS X
5 1 (5.56%) Windows 10
5 1 (5.56%) Windows Server
5 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Software Deployment
2 6 (33.33%) Information Security
3 1 (5.56%) Migration
3 1 (5.56%) Resource Management
3 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) C
2 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) SC Cleared
1 4 (22.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (38.89%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (88.89%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (44.44%) SCCM
2 7 (38.89%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 13 (72.22%) Microsoft
2 7 (38.89%) Apple
3 5 (27.78%) Citrix
4 4 (22.22%) Cisco
5 1 (5.56%) Computacenter
5 1 (5.56%) LANDesk
5 1 (5.56%) Lotus