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 6 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 143 165 190
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +25
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 14 36 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.41% 0.65% 0.32%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.93% 3.12% 1.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 23 15
Median daily rate £313 £258 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.35% -31.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £165 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £461 £337 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £178 £225 £200
% change year-on-year
-21.11% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 4
Median hourly rate £21.00 £17.00 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.52% +7.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.20 £10.00 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.80 £18.10 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -3.33%
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
726 1153 1238
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 21.07% 20.93% 19.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 594 880 904
Median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £200 £182
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £566 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £343 £315
% change year-on-year
+5.83% +8.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 47 53
Median hourly rate £20.00 £17.87 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.95% -5.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.50 £22.83 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.25 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.81% -

Windows 8
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 6 May 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 6 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 City of London region with a requirement for Windows 8.

1 26 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (76.92%) Windows 7
3 16 (61.54%) MS Office
4 11 (42.31%) Active Directory
5 9 (34.62%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (26.92%) Microsoft
6 7 (26.92%) Dell
6 7 (26.92%) Citrix
6 7 (26.92%) SAN
6 7 (26.92%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (26.92%) Windows Server
7 6 (23.08%) ITIL
7 6 (23.08%) MS Excel
7 6 (23.08%) VMware
8 5 (19.23%) MS Exchange
8 5 (19.23%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (19.23%) Legal
9 4 (15.38%) Finance
9 4 (15.38%) Firewall
9 4 (15.38%) Symantec
9 4 (15.38%) Mac OS X
9 4 (15.38%) TCP/IP
9 4 (15.38%) Cisco
9 4 (15.38%) Linux
9 4 (15.38%) Apple iOS
9 4 (15.38%) SCCM
9 4 (15.38%) MCTS
10 3 (11.54%) Data Management
10 3 (11.54%) Degree

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 5 (19.23%) MS Exchange
2 3 (11.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (11.54%) IBM Notes
2 3 (11.54%) Skype for Business
2 3 (11.54%) Zimbra
3 1 (3.85%) IIS
Applications
1 16 (61.54%) MS Office
2 6 (23.08%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (3.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (26.92%) SAN
2 4 (15.38%) Firewall
2 4 (15.38%) TCP/IP
3 3 (11.54%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (11.54%) iSCSI
4 2 (7.69%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (3.85%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (3.85%) NAS
5 1 (3.85%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) RDBMS
1 2 (7.69%) Relational Database
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (19.23%) Legal
2 4 (15.38%) Finance
3 2 (7.69%) Back Office
3 2 (7.69%) Law
4 1 (3.85%) Advertising
4 1 (3.85%) Banking
4 1 (3.85%) Front Office
4 1 (3.85%) Games
Job Titles
1 5 (19.23%) 1st Line Support
1 5 (19.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 5 (19.23%) Support Engineer
1 5 (19.23%) Windows Engineer
2 4 (15.38%) Analyst
2 4 (15.38%) Desktop Support
3 3 (11.54%) 1st Line Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) 1st Line Support Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Broadcast Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Desktop Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) IT Support
3 3 (11.54%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (7.69%) Business Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Administrator
5 1 (3.85%) IT Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Legal Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) Unity (Game Engine)
1 1 (3.85%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (7.69%) Client/Server
1 2 (7.69%) NHS
1 2 (7.69%) N-Tier
2 1 (3.85%) Animation
2 1 (3.85%) BYOD
2 1 (3.85%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (3.85%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.85%) Social Media
2 1 (3.85%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 26 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (76.92%) Windows 7
3 9 (34.62%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (26.92%) Windows Server
4 7 (26.92%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (15.38%) Apple iOS
6 4 (15.38%) Linux
6 4 (15.38%) Mac OS X
7 3 (11.54%) CentOS
7 3 (11.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (3.85%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (23.08%) ITIL
2 3 (11.54%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (11.54%) Data Management
2 3 (11.54%) Server Building
2 3 (11.54%) Service Delivery
3 2 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (7.69%) Business Analysis
3 2 (7.69%) Document Management
3 2 (7.69%) ERD
3 2 (7.69%) Practice Management
3 2 (7.69%) PRINCE2
3 2 (7.69%) Project Management
3 2 (7.69%) Requirements Management
3 2 (7.69%) SDLC
3 2 (7.69%) Service Management
3 2 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (7.69%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (3.85%) ITSM
4 1 (3.85%) Validation
4 1 (3.85%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.54%) PowerShell
1 3 (11.54%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (19.23%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (15.38%) MCTS
3 3 (11.54%) CCNA
3 3 (11.54%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (11.54%) Degree
3 3 (11.54%) MCSE
4 2 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (3.85%) A+ Certification
5 1 (3.85%) MCITP
5 1 (3.85%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) SLA
2 1 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 11 (42.31%) Active Directory
2 3 (11.54%) Hyper-V
2 3 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (11.54%) XenApp
3 1 (3.85%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (15.38%) SCCM
2 3 (11.54%) SCOM
2 3 (11.54%) SCVMM
2 3 (11.54%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (3.85%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 7 (26.92%) Citrix
1 7 (26.92%) Dell
1 7 (26.92%) Microsoft
2 6 (23.08%) VMware
3 4 (15.38%) Cisco
3 4 (15.38%) Symantec
4 3 (11.54%) Adobe
4 3 (11.54%) Dell Compellent
4 3 (11.54%) Juniper
4 3 (11.54%) Kaspersky
4 3 (11.54%) Lotus
4 3 (11.54%) MobileIron
4 3 (11.54%) NetApp
4 3 (11.54%) Red Hat
5 2 (7.69%) Aspera
5 2 (7.69%) Fortinet
5 2 (7.69%) HP
6 1 (3.85%) Apple
6 1 (3.85%) IBM
6 1 (3.85%) Intel Security
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