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 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
London / City of London
Rank 140 135 173
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +38
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 10 15 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.34% 0.48% 0.41%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.56% 2.23% 1.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 10 14
Median daily rate £218 £275 £228
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.81% +20.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £105 £145 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £469 £365
UK excluding London median daily rate £155 £175 £175
% change year-on-year
-11.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Median hourly rate - £15.75 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -15.77%
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 City of London region.

Operating Systems Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
640 674 1171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 21.60% 21.48% 22.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 530 502 911
Median daily rate £450 £425 £404
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £213 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 19 37
Median hourly rate £14.00 £20.00 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +12.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.15 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £129.03 £30.00 £105.00
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 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 20 February 2017.

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 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 City of London region with a requirement for Windows 8.

1 22 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (77.27%) Microsoft
3 13 (59.09%) Active Directory
3 13 (59.09%) Windows 7
4 12 (54.55%) Windows 10
5 7 (31.82%) Windows Server
5 7 (31.82%) MS Exchange
5 7 (31.82%) MS Office
6 6 (27.27%) SCCM
6 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (22.73%) Hyper-V
7 5 (22.73%) SAN
8 4 (18.18%) Symantec
8 4 (18.18%) Linux
8 4 (18.18%) VPN
8 4 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (18.18%) Office 365
8 4 (18.18%) Server Building
9 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (13.64%) Banking
9 3 (13.64%) Ubuntu
9 3 (13.64%) PKI
9 3 (13.64%) SCOM
9 3 (13.64%) SCVMM
9 3 (13.64%) iSCSI
9 3 (13.64%) Dell Compellent
9 3 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (13.64%) SSL
9 3 (13.64%) Windows XP
9 3 (13.64%) DHCP

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 7 (31.82%) MS Exchange
2 4 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (13.64%) Skype for Business
4 2 (9.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 7 (31.82%) MS Office
2 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (18.18%) Office 365
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (22.73%) SAN
2 4 (18.18%) VPN
3 3 (13.64%) DHCP
3 3 (13.64%) IPsec
3 3 (13.64%) iSCSI
3 3 (13.64%) Remote Desktop
3 3 (13.64%) SSL
4 2 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (9.09%) DNS
4 2 (9.09%) Firewall
4 2 (9.09%) FTP
4 2 (9.09%) SMTP
5 1 (4.55%) Broadband
5 1 (4.55%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Axure RP
General
1 3 (13.64%) Banking
1 3 (13.64%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Electronics
2 2 (9.09%) Manufacturing
2 2 (9.09%) Marketing
2 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.55%) Back Office
3 1 (4.55%) Law
3 1 (4.55%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (22.73%) 2nd Line Support
2 4 (18.18%) 1st/2nd Line Support
2 4 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) Windows Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Support Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Architect
4 2 (9.09%) Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (9.09%) IT Support
4 2 (9.09%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Windows Specialist
4 2 (9.09%) Xamarin Developer
5 1 (4.55%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Active Directory Support
5 1 (4.55%) IT Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Deployment Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) .NET
1 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
1 2 (9.09%) CSS
1 2 (9.09%) HTML
1 2 (9.09%) WPF
1 2 (9.09%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Blackberry
1 3 (13.64%) PKI
2 2 (9.09%) Clustering
2 2 (9.09%) iPhone
3 1 (4.55%) iPad
3 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.55%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 22 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (59.09%) Windows 7
3 12 (54.55%) Windows 10
4 7 (31.82%) Windows Server
5 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (18.18%) Linux
7 3 (13.64%) Ubuntu
7 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (13.64%) Windows XP
8 2 (9.09%) Android
8 2 (9.09%) Apple iOS
8 2 (9.09%) Windows Mobile
8 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (4.55%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (18.18%) Server Building
2 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (13.64%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 2 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (9.09%) Data Deduplication
3 2 (9.09%) Data Management
3 2 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (9.09%) High Availability
3 2 (9.09%) Line Management
3 2 (9.09%) MVC
3 2 (9.09%) Programme Management
4 1 (4.55%) Business Analysis
4 1 (4.55%) Investment Management
4 1 (4.55%) ITIL
4 1 (4.55%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.09%) C#
1 2 (9.09%) PowerShell
1 2 (9.09%) SQL
1 2 (9.09%) XAML
2 1 (4.55%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) CCNA
1 3 (13.64%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (13.64%) MCSE
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.55%) DV Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (59.09%) Active Directory
2 5 (22.73%) Hyper-V
3 3 (13.64%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (9.09%) XenApp
4 2 (9.09%) XenDesktop
4 2 (9.09%) XenServer
5 1 (4.55%) BitLocker
5 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (27.27%) SCCM
2 3 (13.64%) SCOM
2 3 (13.64%) SCVMM
3 2 (9.09%) Backup Exec
3 2 (9.09%) Failover Clustering
3 2 (9.09%) NetBackup
3 2 (9.09%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (9.09%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 2 (9.09%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (4.55%) AirWatch
4 1 (4.55%) WSUS
Vendors
1 17 (77.27%) Microsoft
2 4 (18.18%) Symantec
3 3 (13.64%) Dell
3 3 (13.64%) Dell Compellent
3 3 (13.64%) NetApp
3 3 (13.64%) VMware
4 2 (9.09%) Cisco
4 2 (9.09%) Citrix
4 2 (9.09%) HP
4 2 (9.09%) SAP
4 2 (9.09%) Veritas
4 2 (9.09%) Xamarin
5 1 (4.55%) Becrypt
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