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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows 8 over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 140 168 194
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +26
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 12 22 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.38% 0.44% 0.21%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.81% 1.89% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 14 3
Average daily rate £200 £200 £200
90% offered a daily rate of more than £139 £150 £172
10% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £365 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £175 £150 £300
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -50.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 1
Average hourly rate £9.50 £18.70 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.19% -39.67%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £14.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+17.85% -12.50%
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
664 1167 1205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 21.17% 23.18% 20.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 495 884 832
Average daily rate £438 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £190 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £568 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £307
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +9.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 42 46
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.63 £18.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.47% -5.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £105.00 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £15.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.52% +5.00%

Windows 8
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows 8 across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 5 February 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 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Windows 8 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows 8.

1 34 (100.00%) Windows
2 24 (70.59%) MS Office
3 20 (58.82%) Windows 7
4 15 (44.12%) Active Directory
5 14 (41.18%) Citrix
6 13 (38.24%) Microsoft
7 10 (29.41%) PowerShell
7 10 (29.41%) Finance
7 10 (29.41%) VMware
8 9 (26.47%) Apple iOS
9 8 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (23.53%) MS Excel
10 7 (20.59%) SCCM
10 7 (20.59%) Legal
11 6 (17.65%) XenApp
11 6 (17.65%) TCP/IP
11 6 (17.65%) ITIL
11 6 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (17.65%) Windows Server
12 5 (14.71%) BYOD
12 5 (14.71%) MobileIron
12 5 (14.71%) MS Exchange
12 5 (14.71%) Bloomberg
12 5 (14.71%) HP
12 5 (14.71%) Apple
12 5 (14.71%) Windows Server 2003
12 5 (14.71%) Android
13 4 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
13 4 (11.76%) Law
13 4 (11.76%) Lotus

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Windows 8 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows 8. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (14.71%) MS Exchange
2 4 (11.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 4 (11.76%) IBM Notes
3 3 (8.82%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2000
4 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 5.5
4 1 (2.94%) IIS
4 1 (2.94%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.94%) Zimbra
Applications
1 24 (70.59%) MS Office
2 8 (23.53%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.82%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (17.65%) TCP/IP
2 2 (5.88%) LAN
2 2 (5.88%) NetScaler
2 2 (5.88%) SAN
3 1 (2.94%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (2.94%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (2.94%) DHCP
3 1 (2.94%) DNS
3 1 (2.94%) Firewall
3 1 (2.94%) NAS
3 1 (2.94%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (2.94%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.88%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (2.94%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (29.41%) Finance
2 7 (20.59%) Legal
3 4 (11.76%) Law
4 3 (8.82%) Banking
4 3 (8.82%) Front Office
5 2 (5.88%) Back Office
6 1 (2.94%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (20.59%) Analyst
1 7 (20.59%) Desktop Support
2 6 (17.65%) 2nd Line Support
2 6 (17.65%) Support Engineer
3 5 (14.71%) 1st Line Support
4 4 (11.76%) 1st Line Engineer
4 4 (11.76%) 1st Line Support Engineer
4 4 (11.76%) Support Analyst
4 4 (11.76%) Trainer
5 3 (8.82%) Desktop Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 2 (5.88%) Deployment Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) IT Support
6 2 (5.88%) Windows Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Active Directory Support
7 1 (2.94%) Broadcast Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Infrastructure Services Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Web Applications Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.94%) CSS
1 1 (2.94%) CSS3
1 1 (2.94%) HTML
1 1 (2.94%) HTML5
1 1 (2.94%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) BYOD
2 3 (8.82%) Blackberry
2 3 (8.82%) Mobile App
2 3 (8.82%) Smartphone
3 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.94%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.94%) Mobile Computing
3 1 (2.94%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.94%) PKI
3 1 (2.94%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 34 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (58.82%) Windows 7
3 9 (26.47%) Apple iOS
4 8 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (17.65%) Windows Server
5 6 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (14.71%) Android
6 5 (14.71%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (8.82%) Mac OS X
7 3 (8.82%) Windows XP
8 2 (5.88%) Mac OS
9 1 (2.94%) CentOS
9 1 (2.94%) Linux
9 1 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (2.94%) Windows 10
9 1 (2.94%) Windows 2000
9 1 (2.94%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (2.94%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (17.65%) ITIL
2 2 (5.88%) Coaching
2 2 (5.88%) Migration
2 2 (5.88%) Service Management
2 2 (5.88%) Supplier Management
3 1 (2.94%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (2.94%) Document Management
3 1 (2.94%) ITIL V3
3 1 (2.94%) ITSM
3 1 (2.94%) Line Management
3 1 (2.94%) Patch Management
3 1 (2.94%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (2.94%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (2.94%) Practice Management
3 1 (2.94%) SDLC
3 1 (2.94%) Security Patching
3 1 (2.94%) Service Delivery
3 1 (2.94%) Software Deployment
3 1 (2.94%) Software Distribution
3 1 (2.94%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 10 (29.41%) PowerShell
2 3 (8.82%) VB
3 2 (5.88%) VBScript
4 1 (2.94%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.94%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (8.82%) Degree
3 2 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (5.88%) MCSA
3 2 (5.88%) MCT
4 1 (2.94%) A+ Certification
4 1 (2.94%) CCNA
4 1 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.94%) MCSD
4 1 (2.94%) MCSE
4 1 (2.94%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (44.12%) Active Directory
2 6 (17.65%) XenApp
3 4 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (8.82%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (8.82%) XenDesktop
5 1 (2.94%) Firmware
5 1 (2.94%) Terminal Services
5 1 (2.94%) vSphere
5 1 (2.94%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (20.59%) SCCM
2 3 (8.82%) SCOM
3 1 (2.94%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.94%) SCSM
3 1 (2.94%) WSUS
Vendors
1 14 (41.18%) Citrix
2 13 (38.24%) Microsoft
3 10 (29.41%) VMware
4 5 (14.71%) Apple
4 5 (14.71%) Bloomberg
4 5 (14.71%) HP
4 5 (14.71%) MobileIron
5 4 (11.76%) Lotus
6 3 (8.82%) Cisco
6 3 (8.82%) FactSet
6 3 (8.82%) Juniper
6 3 (8.82%) Reuters
7 2 (5.88%) Dell
7 2 (5.88%) LANDesk
7 2 (5.88%) Toshiba
7 2 (5.88%) Wyse
8 1 (2.94%) Adobe
8 1 (2.94%) BMC
8 1 (2.94%) Fortinet
8 1 (2.94%) Kaspersky
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