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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows 8
London / City of London
Rank 147 138 164
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +26
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 6 13 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.20% 0.43% 0.43%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.91% 2.02% 1.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 14
Median daily rate £338 £200 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+68.87% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £139 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £369 £365
UK excluding London median daily rate £165 £163 £190
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -14.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Median hourly rate - £9.50 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -49.19%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £17.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-23.52% +21.42%

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
661 642 1165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 22.41% 21.20% 22.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 544 469 878
Median daily rate £450 £442 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.80% +10.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £200 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 23 46
Median hourly rate £21.75 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.75% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.30 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £130.30 £30.00 £105.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +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 23 January 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 23 January 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 21 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 9 (42.86%) Active Directory
4 8 (38.10%) Windows 10
5 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (33.33%) Windows 7
6 6 (28.57%) Linux
6 6 (28.57%) Windows XP
7 5 (23.81%) MS Office
7 5 (23.81%) Finance
7 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (23.81%) Banking
7 5 (23.81%) SCCM
7 5 (23.81%) Windows Server
8 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET Web API
8 4 (19.05%) Windows Mobile
8 4 (19.05%) WPF
8 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Azure
8 4 (19.05%) Hyper-V
8 4 (19.05%) PowerShell
8 4 (19.05%) Android
8 4 (19.05%) Apple iOS
8 4 (19.05%) Axure RP
8 4 (19.05%) Xamarin
8 4 (19.05%) MVC
8 4 (19.05%) XAML
8 4 (19.05%) SAN
8 4 (19.05%) CSS
8 4 (19.05%) XSLT
8 4 (19.05%) .NET

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 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (9.52%) MS Exchange
1 2 (9.52%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (23.81%) MS Office
2 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) SAN
1 4 (19.05%) VPN
2 3 (14.29%) DHCP
2 3 (14.29%) IPsec
2 3 (14.29%) SSL
3 2 (9.52%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (9.52%) DNS
3 2 (9.52%) Firewall
3 2 (9.52%) FTP
3 2 (9.52%) iSCSI
3 2 (9.52%) SMTP
4 1 (4.76%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.52%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (9.52%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Axure RP
General
1 5 (23.81%) Banking
1 5 (23.81%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Electronics
2 2 (9.52%) Manufacturing
2 2 (9.52%) Marketing
2 2 (9.52%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.76%) Back Office
3 1 (4.76%) Law
3 1 (4.76%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (19.05%) Developer
1 4 (19.05%) Xamarin Developer
2 3 (14.29%) Analyst
2 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) Windows Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (9.52%) Architect
3 2 (9.52%) DBA
3 2 (9.52%) Help Desk Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (9.52%) IT Support
3 2 (9.52%) PostgreSQL DBA
3 2 (9.52%) Production DBA
3 2 (9.52%) SQL DBA
3 2 (9.52%) Windows Specialist
4 1 (4.76%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 1 (4.76%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
4 1 (4.76%) Active Directory Support
4 1 (4.76%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (19.05%) .NET
1 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET Web API
1 4 (19.05%) CSS
1 4 (19.05%) HTML
1 4 (19.05%) WPF
1 4 (19.05%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) PKI
2 2 (9.52%) Clustering
3 1 (4.76%) Blackberry
3 1 (4.76%) Digital Media
3 1 (4.76%) iPad
3 1 (4.76%) iPhone
3 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 21 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (38.10%) Windows 10
3 7 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (28.57%) Linux
4 6 (28.57%) Windows XP
5 5 (23.81%) Windows Server
6 4 (19.05%) Android
6 4 (19.05%) Apple iOS
6 4 (19.05%) Windows Mobile
7 3 (14.29%) Ubuntu
7 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (9.52%) Windows 2000
8 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (9.52%) Windows Vista
9 1 (4.76%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (19.05%) MVC
3 3 (14.29%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 3 (14.29%) Server Building
4 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (9.52%) Data Deduplication
4 2 (9.52%) Data Modelling
4 2 (9.52%) DevOps
4 2 (9.52%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (9.52%) High Availability
4 2 (9.52%) Line Management
4 2 (9.52%) Programme Management
5 1 (4.76%) Business Analysis
5 1 (4.76%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (4.76%) CRM
5 1 (4.76%) Data Management
5 1 (4.76%) ERP
5 1 (4.76%) ITIL
5 1 (4.76%) Patch Management
5 1 (4.76%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (19.05%) C#
1 4 (19.05%) PowerShell
1 4 (19.05%) SQL
1 4 (19.05%) XAML
2 2 (9.52%) C
2 2 (9.52%) Delphi
2 2 (9.52%) Pascal
2 2 (9.52%) VBA
3 1 (4.76%) Java
3 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.76%) PHP
3 1 (4.76%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) DV Cleared
1 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 4 (19.05%) Hyper-V
3 2 (9.52%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (9.52%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (9.52%) XenDesktop
3 2 (9.52%) XenServer
4 1 (4.76%) BitLocker
4 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (4.76%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (23.81%) SCCM
2 2 (9.52%) Backup Exec
2 2 (9.52%) Failover Clustering
2 2 (9.52%) NetBackup
2 2 (9.52%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (9.52%) SCOM
2 2 (9.52%) SCVMM
2 2 (9.52%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (4.76%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (4.76%) WSUS
Vendors
1 14 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (19.05%) Xamarin
3 3 (14.29%) Symantec
3 3 (14.29%) VMware
4 2 (9.52%) Cisco
4 2 (9.52%) Dell
4 2 (9.52%) Dell Compellent
4 2 (9.52%) HP
4 2 (9.52%) NetApp
4 2 (9.52%) Red Hat
4 2 (9.52%) SAP
4 2 (9.52%) Sybase
4 2 (9.52%) Veritas
5 1 (4.76%) Becrypt
5 1 (4.76%) Citrix
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