The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 8 skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows 8 over the 3 months to 25 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 151 176 168
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -8
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 20 34 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.57% 0.62% 0.63%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.62% 2.79% 2.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 20 23
Median daily rate £425 £180 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+136.11% -30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £166 £130 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £478 £448
UK excluding London median daily rate £181 £200 £273
% change year-on-year
-9.37% -26.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Median hourly rate - - £20.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £16.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +17.85%
Windows 8
London

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

Operating Systems Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
764 1217 1318
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 21.74% 22.08% 22.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 621 958 951
Median daily rate £450 £418 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.78% +4.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £225 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 37 60
Median hourly rate £15.50 £17.99 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.84% -6.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.90 £12.35 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.05 £62.50 £125.00
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 the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London 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 the City of London

Windows 8
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Windows 8 Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Windows 8
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows 8 across the City of London region over the 3 months to 25 August 2016.

Windows 8 Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Windows 8
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Windows 8 Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 City of London region with a requirement for Windows 8.

1 29 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (65.52%) Windows 7
3 17 (58.62%) Microsoft
4 15 (51.72%) Active Directory
5 12 (41.38%) MS Office
6 10 (34.48%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (31.03%) Windows 10
7 9 (31.03%) Windows Server
8 8 (27.59%) Dell
9 7 (24.14%) Citrix
9 7 (24.14%) Symantec
9 7 (24.14%) Finance
9 7 (24.14%) VMware
9 7 (24.14%) SCCM
9 7 (24.14%) XenApp
10 6 (20.69%) VMware Infrastructure
10 6 (20.69%) PowerShell
10 6 (20.69%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (20.69%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (20.69%) MS Excel
10 6 (20.69%) Windows XP
11 5 (17.24%) Linux
11 5 (17.24%) SAN
11 5 (17.24%) SCOM
12 4 (13.79%) Skype for Business
12 4 (13.79%) Exchange Server 2010
12 4 (13.79%) iSCSI
12 4 (13.79%) Hyper-V
12 4 (13.79%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 4 (13.79%) Exchange Server 2013

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 (13.79%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (13.79%) Exchange Server 2013
1 4 (13.79%) MS Exchange
1 4 (13.79%) Skype for Business
2 1 (3.45%) Apache
2 1 (3.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (3.45%) IIS
2 1 (3.45%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.45%) Zimbra
Applications
1 12 (41.38%) MS Office
2 6 (20.69%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.34%) Office 365
2 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.24%) SAN
2 4 (13.79%) iSCSI
3 3 (10.34%) SSL
3 3 (10.34%) TCP/IP
3 3 (10.34%) VPN
4 2 (6.90%) Firewall
4 2 (6.90%) IPsec
4 2 (6.90%) VoIP
5 1 (3.45%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (3.45%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (3.45%) DHCP
5 1 (3.45%) LAN
5 1 (3.45%) NAS
5 1 (3.45%) Network Security
5 1 (3.45%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.34%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.90%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (6.90%) Sybase ASE
3 1 (3.45%) RDBMS
3 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Axure RP
2 1 (3.45%) MSI
General
1 7 (24.14%) Finance
2 3 (10.34%) Banking
3 1 (3.45%) Advertising
3 1 (3.45%) Back Office
3 1 (3.45%) Law
3 1 (3.45%) Legal
3 1 (3.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (17.24%) Analyst
1 5 (17.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 5 (17.24%) Windows Engineer
2 4 (13.79%) IT Support
3 3 (10.34%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (6.90%) Architect
4 2 (6.90%) Design Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Desktop Support
4 2 (6.90%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Developer
4 2 (6.90%) IT Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) IT Support Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Platform Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) PostgreSQL DBA
4 2 (6.90%) Production DBA
4 2 (6.90%) Security Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) SQL DBA
4 2 (6.90%) Xamarin Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.90%) .NET
1 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET Web API
1 2 (6.90%) CSS
1 2 (6.90%) HTML
1 2 (6.90%) WPF
1 2 (6.90%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) Cloud Native
1 2 (6.90%) Device Driver
1 2 (6.90%) PKI
1 2 (6.90%) Smartphone
2 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.45%) Client/Server
2 1 (3.45%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.45%) Digital Media
2 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.45%) NHS
2 1 (3.45%) N-Tier
2 1 (3.45%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 29 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (65.52%) Windows 7
3 10 (34.48%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (31.03%) Windows 10
4 9 (31.03%) Windows Server
5 6 (20.69%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (20.69%) Windows XP
6 5 (17.24%) Linux
7 4 (13.79%) Mac OS X
8 3 (10.34%) Android
8 3 (10.34%) Apple iOS
8 3 (10.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (10.34%) Windows Vista
9 2 (6.90%) Ubuntu
9 2 (6.90%) Windows 2000
9 2 (6.90%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (3.45%) CentOS
10 1 (3.45%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (10.34%) Capacity Planning
1 3 (10.34%) Data Management
1 3 (10.34%) ITIL
1 3 (10.34%) Server Building
2 2 (6.90%) Data Modelling
2 2 (6.90%) DevOps
2 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Management
2 2 (6.90%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 2 (6.90%) MVC
2 2 (6.90%) Patch Management
2 2 (6.90%) Software Distribution
2 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (6.90%) Translating Business Requirements
2 2 (6.90%) Use Case
2 2 (6.90%) Virtual Infrastructure
3 1 (3.45%) Data Flow Diagram
3 1 (3.45%) ERD
3 1 (3.45%) Release Management
3 1 (3.45%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (20.69%) PowerShell
2 4 (13.79%) SQL
3 2 (6.90%) Bash Shell
3 2 (6.90%) C
3 2 (6.90%) C#
3 2 (6.90%) Delphi
3 2 (6.90%) Pascal
3 2 (6.90%) Python
3 2 (6.90%) VBA
3 2 (6.90%) VBScript
3 2 (6.90%) XAML
4 1 (3.45%) Java
4 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.45%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (20.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (10.34%) MCSE
3 2 (6.90%) Degree
3 2 (6.90%) MCTS
4 1 (3.45%) A+ Certification
4 1 (3.45%) CCNA
4 1 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.45%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (3.45%) MCITP
4 1 (3.45%) MCP
4 1 (3.45%) MCSA
4 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (51.72%) Active Directory
2 7 (24.14%) XenApp
3 6 (20.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (13.79%) BitLocker
4 4 (13.79%) Hyper-V
4 4 (13.79%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (6.90%) Xen
5 2 (6.90%) XenDesktop
6 1 (3.45%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (3.45%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 7 (24.14%) SCCM
2 5 (17.24%) SCOM
3 4 (13.79%) SCVMM
3 4 (13.79%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 2 (6.90%) WSUS
5 1 (3.45%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (3.45%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (3.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 17 (58.62%) Microsoft
2 8 (27.59%) Dell
3 7 (24.14%) Citrix
3 7 (24.14%) Symantec
3 7 (24.14%) VMware
4 4 (13.79%) Dell Compellent
4 4 (13.79%) HP
4 4 (13.79%) NetApp
5 3 (10.34%) Red Hat
6 2 (6.90%) Apple
6 2 (6.90%) Google
6 2 (6.90%) Sybase
6 2 (6.90%) Xamarin
7 1 (3.45%) Adobe
7 1 (3.45%) Altiris
7 1 (3.45%) Aspera
7 1 (3.45%) Cisco
7 1 (3.45%) Fortinet
7 1 (3.45%) IBM
7 1 (3.45%) Juniper
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