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 19 January 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows 8
East of England / Cambridgeshire
Rank 55 51 65
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +14
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 1 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.18% 0.88% 0.40%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.72% 5.26% 1.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £125 £113 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £169 £163 £198
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -17.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £12.00 £15.36
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -21.87%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £17.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-25.71% +20.68%

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
139 95 185
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 24.87% 16.75% 24.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 34 99
Median daily rate £350 £260 £184
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.61% +41.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £130 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £413 £398
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 28 34
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -1.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £10.00 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.20 £60.00 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 19 January 2017. 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 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 -1 1 £125 +11.11% 1
Windows 8
East of England

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 19 January 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 3 (50.00%) SCCM
3 3 (50.00%) MS Office
3 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (33.33%) VMware
4 2 (33.33%) Apple
4 2 (33.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Vista
4 2 (33.33%) Software Deployment
4 2 (33.33%) Apple iOS
4 2 (33.33%) Mac OS
5 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (16.67%) iPad
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (16.67%) MobileIron
5 1 (16.67%) Driving Licence
5 1 (16.67%) Windows 10
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
5 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
5 1 (16.67%) Kaspersky
5 1 (16.67%) iPhone
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (16.67%) Terminal Server
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (16.67%) Internet
5 1 (16.67%) ITIL
5 1 (16.67%) MCP
5 1 (16.67%) Adobe

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 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Internet
1 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
1 1 (16.67%) VPN
General
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Support Engineer
2 4 (66.67%) Desktop Engineer
2 4 (66.67%) Desktop Support
2 4 (66.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Customer Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Field Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) IT Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) IT Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) IT Support
3 1 (16.67%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Customer Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Desktop Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Desktop Support
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Driving Licence
1 1 (16.67%) iPad
1 1 (16.67%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (33.33%) Apple iOS
2 2 (33.33%) Mac OS
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Vista
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 10
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Software Deployment
2 1 (16.67%) Information Security
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) MCP
1 1 (16.67%) MCSE
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) SCCM
2 2 (33.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (16.67%) DameWare
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Apple
2 2 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) Adobe
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix
3 1 (16.67%) Google
3 1 (16.67%) Kaspersky
3 1 (16.67%) MobileIron