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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 164 211 225
Rank change year-on-year
+47 +14
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 36 20 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.61% 0.27% 0.026%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.71% 1.26% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 8 2
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.37% -35.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £225 £431
10% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £373 £479
UK excluding London average daily rate £281 £325 £280
% change year-on-year
-13.46% +16.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 0
Average hourly rate £20.75 £16.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.75% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £22.00 -
% change year-on-year
-36.36% -
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
1326 1590 1535
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 22.51% 21.61% 19.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 955 1070 1010
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £205 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 77 83
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £120.00 £41.75 £25.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.73 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.68% -8.57%

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 22 August 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows 8 across the City of London region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Windows 8 Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 56 (100.00%) Windows
2 34 (60.71%) Windows 7
3 27 (48.21%) Active Directory
4 17 (30.36%) Microsoft
5 15 (26.79%) MS Office
5 15 (26.79%) MS Exchange
6 13 (23.21%) Citrix
6 13 (23.21%) Blackberry
7 12 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
8 11 (19.64%) Finance
9 9 (16.07%) Windows XP
9 9 (16.07%) SCCM
10 8 (14.29%) Migration
10 8 (14.29%) VMware
11 7 (12.50%) Cisco
11 7 (12.50%) ITIL
12 6 (10.71%) MS Excel
12 6 (10.71%) Windows Server 2003
12 6 (10.71%) Firewall
12 6 (10.71%) Android
12 6 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2010
12 6 (10.71%) Windows Server 2012
13 5 (8.93%) Incident Management
14 4 (7.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 4 (7.14%) Apple
14 4 (7.14%) VPN
14 4 (7.14%) LAN
14 4 (7.14%) WSUS
14 4 (7.14%) Problem Management
14 4 (7.14%) Banking

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 15 (26.79%) MS Exchange
2 6 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (7.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (5.36%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (5.36%) SharePoint
5 2 (3.57%) Lync
6 1 (1.79%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.79%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.79%) IIS
Applications
1 15 (26.79%) MS Office
2 6 (10.71%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.36%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.71%) Firewall
2 4 (7.14%) VPN
2 4 (7.14%) LAN
3 3 (5.36%) IP Telephony
3 3 (5.36%) DNS
3 3 (5.36%) DHCP
4 2 (3.57%) DSL
4 2 (3.57%) MPLS
4 2 (3.57%) TCP/IP
4 2 (3.57%) WAN
4 2 (3.57%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (3.57%) BIG-IP
5 1 (1.79%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (1.79%) iSCSI
5 1 (1.79%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (1.79%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (1.79%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (1.79%) Wireless
5 1 (1.79%) WLAN
5 1 (1.79%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database
1 1 (1.79%) IBM InfoSphere
1 1 (1.79%) Data Mart
1 1 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (1.79%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.79%) DataStage
1 1 (1.79%) QualityStage
Development Applications
1 1 (1.79%) MSI
1 1 (1.79%) InstallShield
General
1 11 (19.64%) Finance
2 4 (7.14%) Banking
3 3 (5.36%) Investment Banking
3 3 (5.36%) Law
3 3 (5.36%) Legal
4 2 (3.57%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.79%) French Language
Job Titles
1 8 (14.29%) Analyst
2 6 (10.71%) 2nd Line Support
3 5 (8.93%) Trainer
4 4 (7.14%) Security Engineer
5 3 (5.36%) Deployment Engineer
5 3 (5.36%) Support Engineer
5 3 (5.36%) Desktop Engineer
5 3 (5.36%) Team Leader
5 3 (5.36%) Architect
6 2 (3.57%) Desktop Support
6 2 (3.57%) Help Desk Analyst
6 2 (3.57%) Consultant
6 2 (3.57%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (3.57%) IT Trainer
6 2 (3.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (3.57%) Migration Engineer
6 2 (3.57%) Service Analyst
6 2 (3.57%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (3.57%) Rollout Engineer
6 2 (3.57%) Build Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.79%) MEAP
1 1 (1.79%) Flash
1 1 (1.79%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 13 (23.21%) Blackberry
2 3 (5.36%) iPhone
3 2 (3.57%) Thin Client
3 2 (3.57%) E-Learning
3 2 (3.57%) Smartphone
3 2 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.57%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.79%) iPad
4 1 (1.79%) HP StorageWorks
4 1 (1.79%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.79%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.79%) Mobile Computing
4 1 (1.79%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.79%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.79%) PKI
4 1 (1.79%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.79%) Replication
4 1 (1.79%) Clustering
4 1 (1.79%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 56 (100.00%) Windows
2 34 (60.71%) Windows 7
3 12 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (16.07%) Windows XP
5 6 (10.71%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (10.71%) Android
5 6 (10.71%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (7.14%) Apple iOS
7 3 (5.36%) Windows Vista
7 3 (5.36%) Mac OS
8 1 (1.79%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (1.79%) Windows Phone
8 1 (1.79%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (14.29%) Migration
2 7 (12.50%) ITIL
3 5 (8.93%) Incident Management
4 4 (7.14%) Problem Management
5 3 (5.36%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (3.57%) Workflow
6 2 (3.57%) Service Management
6 2 (3.57%) Service Delivery
6 2 (3.57%) TOGAF
6 2 (3.57%) Change Control
6 2 (3.57%) Performance Management
7 1 (1.79%) Data Governance
7 1 (1.79%) Dimensional Modelling
7 1 (1.79%) Data Protection
7 1 (1.79%) Usability Testing
7 1 (1.79%) Test Scripting
7 1 (1.79%) Time Management
7 1 (1.79%) Data Architecture
7 1 (1.79%) Mobile Device Management
7 1 (1.79%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.57%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.79%) C#
2 1 (1.79%) C++
2 1 (1.79%) Java
2 1 (1.79%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (5.36%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.79%) Degree
3 1 (1.79%) MCSE
3 1 (1.79%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.36%) SLA
2 1 (1.79%) QA
System Software
1 27 (48.21%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.36%) Hyper-V
2 3 (5.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.57%) NLBS
3 2 (3.57%) Xen
3 2 (3.57%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.79%) vSphere
4 1 (1.79%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.79%) XenApp
4 1 (1.79%) XenServer
4 1 (1.79%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.79%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 9 (16.07%) SCCM
2 4 (7.14%) WSUS
3 2 (3.57%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.79%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 17 (30.36%) Microsoft
2 13 (23.21%) Citrix
3 8 (14.29%) VMware
4 7 (12.50%) Cisco
5 4 (7.14%) Apple
6 3 (5.36%) Google
6 3 (5.36%) HP
6 3 (5.36%) CheckPoint
6 3 (5.36%) Dell
7 2 (3.57%) Symantec
8 1 (1.79%) MobileIron
8 1 (1.79%) LANDesk
8 1 (1.79%) Draytek
8 1 (1.79%) Northgate
8 1 (1.79%) Wyse
8 1 (1.79%) Teradata
8 1 (1.79%) IBM
8 1 (1.79%) Oracle
8 1 (1.79%) CA
8 1 (1.79%) Sage
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