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 2 July 2015 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 170 160 201
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +41
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 35 41 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.61% 0.70% 0.24%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.99% 3.18% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 27 8
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.30% -6.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £140 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £481 £468 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £195 £225 £350
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -35.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 5
Average hourly rate £17.00 £18.75 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.33% +78.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £14.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+11.72% -36.95%
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
1172 1290 1385
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 20.36% 22.09% 19.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 911 946 950
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.38% -0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £175 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £576 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 55 78
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.70 £19.60
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.95% -4.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.45 £13.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.10 £27.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.25%

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 2 July 2015.

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 2 July 2015, 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 62 (100.00%) Windows
2 52 (83.87%) Windows 7
3 29 (46.77%) Active Directory
4 27 (43.55%) Microsoft
5 25 (40.32%) MS Office
6 21 (33.87%) VMware
7 17 (27.42%) Windows Server 2008
8 16 (25.81%) Finance
9 15 (24.19%) Microsoft Certification
10 14 (22.58%) Citrix
11 13 (20.97%) MS Exchange
11 13 (20.97%) Blackberry
12 12 (19.35%) LAN
12 12 (19.35%) MS Excel
12 12 (19.35%) TCP/IP
13 11 (17.74%) Apple
13 11 (17.74%) ITIL
13 11 (17.74%) Project Management
14 10 (16.13%) MCSE
14 10 (16.13%) DHCP
14 10 (16.13%) DNS
14 10 (16.13%) SCCM
15 9 (14.52%) Exchange Server 2010
15 9 (14.52%) Windows Server 2012
15 9 (14.52%) Cisco
15 9 (14.52%) WAN
16 8 (12.90%) Windows XP
16 8 (12.90%) UNIX
16 8 (12.90%) VPN
16 8 (12.90%) Bloomberg

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

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 13 (20.97%) MS Exchange
2 9 (14.52%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (8.06%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (8.06%) Lync
4 3 (4.84%) SharePoint
5 2 (3.23%) IIS
5 2 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.61%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 25 (40.32%) MS Office
2 12 (19.35%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.61%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.23%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (3.23%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (3.23%) Hyperion Enterprise
2 1 (1.61%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.45%) Office 365
2 1 (1.61%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (19.35%) LAN
1 12 (19.35%) TCP/IP
2 10 (16.13%) DHCP
2 10 (16.13%) DNS
3 9 (14.52%) WAN
4 8 (12.90%) VPN
4 8 (12.90%) SAN
5 6 (9.68%) Firewall
6 5 (8.06%) NAS
7 3 (4.84%) iSCSI
7 3 (4.84%) Internet
7 3 (4.84%) LDAP
8 2 (3.23%) ADSL
8 2 (3.23%) VoIP
8 2 (3.23%) WLAN
8 2 (3.23%) HTTPS
8 2 (3.23%) SSL
8 2 (3.23%) Wireless
8 2 (3.23%) PCoIP
9 1 (1.61%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.06%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.61%) FileMaker
2 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.61%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (3.23%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.61%) MSI
2 1 (1.61%) InstallShield
2 1 (1.61%) AdminStudio
General
1 16 (25.81%) Finance
2 5 (8.06%) Banking
3 4 (6.45%) Investment Banking
4 3 (4.84%) Law
5 2 (3.23%) Legal
5 2 (3.23%) Advertising
5 2 (3.23%) Publishing
5 2 (3.23%) Financial Institution
5 2 (3.23%) Marketing
6 1 (1.61%) Japanese Language
6 1 (1.61%) Swedish Language
6 1 (1.61%) Back Office
6 1 (1.61%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.61%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (27.42%) Support Engineer
2 10 (16.13%) 2nd Line Support
3 9 (14.52%) Desktop Engineer
4 8 (12.90%) Analyst
5 6 (9.68%) Desktop Support
6 5 (8.06%) Systems Administrator
6 5 (8.06%) Administrator
6 5 (8.06%) 1st Line Support
7 4 (6.45%) 3rd Line Support
7 4 (6.45%) IT Support
8 3 (4.84%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 3 (4.84%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 3 (4.84%) Desktop Analyst
8 3 (4.84%) IT Support Engineer
8 3 (4.84%) Support Analyst
9 2 (3.23%) Architect
9 2 (3.23%) Project Manager
9 2 (3.23%) Deployment Project Manager
9 2 (3.23%) Service Analyst
9 2 (3.23%) UNIX Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.61%) .NET
1 1 (1.61%) ASP.NET
1 1 (1.61%) X-Windows
1 1 (1.61%) Software Packaging
1 1 (1.61%) KnockoutJS
1 1 (1.61%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 13 (20.97%) Blackberry
2 8 (12.90%) iPad
3 4 (6.45%) iPhone
3 4 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.84%) Thin Client
4 3 (4.84%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.84%) Fat Client
4 3 (4.84%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (3.23%) Data Integration
5 2 (3.23%) Clustering
5 2 (3.23%) Freedom of Information
5 2 (3.23%) PKI
5 2 (3.23%) Freedom of Information Act
5 2 (3.23%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.61%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.61%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 62 (100.00%) Windows
2 52 (83.87%) Windows 7
3 17 (27.42%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (14.52%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (12.90%) UNIX
5 8 (12.90%) Windows XP
6 7 (11.29%) Linux
7 6 (9.68%) Mac OS X
8 4 (6.45%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (4.84%) Ubuntu
9 3 (4.84%) Android
9 3 (4.84%) CentOS
10 2 (3.23%) Windows Phone
10 2 (3.23%) Windows 2000
10 2 (3.23%) Solaris
11 1 (1.61%) Windows Vista
11 1 (1.61%) Mac OS X Server
11 1 (1.61%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (17.74%) ITIL
1 11 (17.74%) Project Management
2 5 (8.06%) Service Delivery
3 4 (6.45%) PRINCE2
3 4 (6.45%) Data Protection
4 3 (4.84%) Capacity Management
4 3 (4.84%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (4.84%) Service Management
4 3 (4.84%) Risk Management
5 2 (3.23%) Configuration Management
5 2 (3.23%) Functional Testing
5 2 (3.23%) Software Deployment
5 2 (3.23%) ITSM
5 2 (3.23%) Identity Management
5 2 (3.23%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (3.23%) Line Management
6 1 (1.61%) Security Patching
6 1 (1.61%) Financial Modelling
6 1 (1.61%) Wealth Management
6 1 (1.61%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 7 (11.29%) PowerShell
2 5 (8.06%) SQL
3 3 (4.84%) Perl
3 3 (4.84%) Bash Shell
3 3 (4.84%) Python
4 1 (1.61%) C#
4 1 (1.61%) VBA
Qualifications
1 15 (24.19%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (16.13%) MCSE
3 7 (11.29%) MCSA
4 6 (9.68%) Security Cleared
5 5 (8.06%) SC Cleared
6 4 (6.45%) MCP
7 2 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (3.23%) CCNA
7 2 (3.23%) RHCE
7 2 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.61%) MCDST
8 1 (1.61%) MCTS
8 1 (1.61%) MCITP
8 1 (1.61%) CCA
8 1 (1.61%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (1.61%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.68%) SLA
2 2 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 29 (46.77%) Active Directory
2 8 (12.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (6.45%) Hyper-V
4 3 (4.84%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (3.23%) BitLocker
5 2 (3.23%) Terminal Services
5 2 (3.23%) VMware ESX
5 2 (3.23%) XenApp
6 1 (1.61%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (16.13%) SCCM
2 3 (4.84%) ZABBIX
2 3 (4.84%) Puppet
2 3 (4.84%) WSUS
3 2 (3.23%) AirWatch
3 2 (3.23%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.61%) SCOM
4 1 (1.61%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (1.61%) Casper Suite
Vendors
1 27 (43.55%) Microsoft
2 21 (33.87%) VMware
3 14 (22.58%) Citrix
4 11 (17.74%) Apple
5 9 (14.52%) Cisco
6 8 (12.90%) Bloomberg
7 7 (11.29%) Reuters
7 7 (11.29%) McAfee
8 6 (9.68%) HP
9 5 (8.06%) Dell
9 5 (8.06%) Sophos
10 4 (6.45%) Remedy
11 2 (3.23%) Oracle
11 2 (3.23%) AppSense
11 2 (3.23%) Polycom
11 2 (3.23%) ServiceNow
11 2 (3.23%) Hyperion
11 2 (3.23%) Avaya
12 1 (1.61%) Juniper
12 1 (1.61%) CommVault
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