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 1 October 2016 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 150 159 189
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +30
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 16 30 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.47% 0.66% 0.32%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.31% 2.82% 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 20 12
Median daily rate £438 £183 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+139.72% -43.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £125 £149
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £374 £446
UK excluding London median daily rate £159 £225 £275
% change year-on-year
-29.33% -18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Median hourly rate - £20.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +66.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.13 £16.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+0.78% +14.28%
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
694 1063 1363
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 20.59% 23.35% 23.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 551 846 1010
Median daily rate £450 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 31 60
Median hourly rate £27.50 £17.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.76% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.69 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.25 £37.50 £125.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-6.06% -

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 1 October 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 1 October 2016, 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 31 (100.00%) Windows
2 21 (67.74%) Microsoft
3 18 (58.06%) Windows 7
4 17 (54.84%) Active Directory
5 13 (41.94%) Windows 10
6 11 (35.48%) MS Office
7 10 (32.26%) Windows Server
8 9 (29.03%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (25.81%) SCCM
9 8 (25.81%) Finance
10 7 (22.58%) PowerShell
10 7 (22.58%) XenApp
10 7 (22.58%) Windows XP
10 7 (22.58%) Dell
10 7 (22.58%) Citrix
10 7 (22.58%) Symantec
11 6 (19.35%) Linux
11 6 (19.35%) VMware
12 5 (16.13%) Windows Server 2012
12 5 (16.13%) VMware Infrastructure
12 5 (16.13%) SCOM
12 5 (16.13%) SSL
12 5 (16.13%) MS Excel
13 4 (12.90%) MS Exchange
13 4 (12.90%) Microsoft Certification
13 4 (12.90%) VPN
13 4 (12.90%) IPsec
13 4 (12.90%) HP
13 4 (12.90%) SAN
13 4 (12.90%) NetApp

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 4 (12.90%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (12.90%) Exchange Server 2013
1 4 (12.90%) MS Exchange
1 4 (12.90%) Skype for Business
2 1 (3.23%) Apache
2 1 (3.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (3.23%) IIS
2 1 (3.23%) Tomcat
Applications
1 11 (35.48%) MS Office
2 5 (16.13%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.68%) Office 365
2 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.13%) SSL
2 4 (12.90%) IPsec
2 4 (12.90%) iSCSI
2 4 (12.90%) SAN
2 4 (12.90%) VPN
3 2 (6.45%) DHCP
3 2 (6.45%) TCP/IP
3 2 (6.45%) VoIP
4 1 (3.23%) Firewall
4 1 (3.23%) LAN
4 1 (3.23%) NAS
4 1 (3.23%) Network Security
4 1 (3.23%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.45%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
1 2 (6.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (6.45%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Axure RP
2 1 (3.23%) MSI
General
1 8 (25.81%) Finance
2 3 (9.68%) Banking
3 1 (3.23%) Back Office
3 1 (3.23%) Law
3 1 (3.23%) Legal
3 1 (3.23%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (19.35%) Analyst
1 6 (19.35%) IT Support
2 5 (16.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (16.13%) Windows Engineer
3 4 (12.90%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (9.68%) Architect
4 3 (9.68%) IT Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) IT Support Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Support Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) DBA
5 2 (6.45%) Design Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Help Desk Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) PostgreSQL DBA
5 2 (6.45%) Production DBA
5 2 (6.45%) SCCM Specialist
5 2 (6.45%) Windows Specialist
5 2 (6.45%) Xamarin Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.45%) .NET
1 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET Web API
1 2 (6.45%) CSS
1 2 (6.45%) HTML
1 2 (6.45%) WPF
1 2 (6.45%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) PKI
2 2 (6.45%) Cloud Native
2 2 (6.45%) Device Driver
2 2 (6.45%) Smartphone
3 1 (3.23%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.23%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.23%) Digital Media
3 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.23%) iPad
3 1 (3.23%) iPhone
3 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.23%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 31 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (58.06%) Windows 7
3 13 (41.94%) Windows 10
4 10 (32.26%) Windows Server
5 9 (29.03%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (22.58%) Windows XP
7 6 (19.35%) Linux
8 5 (16.13%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (12.90%) Ubuntu
10 3 (9.68%) Android
10 3 (9.68%) Apple iOS
10 3 (9.68%) Mac OS X
10 3 (9.68%) Windows Vista
11 2 (6.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (6.45%) Windows 2000
11 2 (6.45%) Windows Mobile
11 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (3.23%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (12.90%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 3 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (9.68%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (9.68%) Data Management
2 3 (9.68%) ITIL
2 3 (9.68%) Patch Management
2 3 (9.68%) Server Building
3 2 (6.45%) Data Modelling
3 2 (6.45%) DevOps
3 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Management
3 2 (6.45%) MVC
3 2 (6.45%) Software Distribution
3 2 (6.45%) Translating Business Requirements
3 2 (6.45%) Use Case
3 2 (6.45%) Virtual Infrastructure
4 1 (3.23%) Desktop Virtualisation
4 1 (3.23%) Escalation Management
4 1 (3.23%) Line Management
4 1 (3.23%) Release Management
4 1 (3.23%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (22.58%) PowerShell
2 3 (9.68%) SQL
3 2 (6.45%) Bash Shell
3 2 (6.45%) C
3 2 (6.45%) C#
3 2 (6.45%) Delphi
3 2 (6.45%) Pascal
3 2 (6.45%) Python
3 2 (6.45%) VBA
3 2 (6.45%) VBScript
3 2 (6.45%) XAML
4 1 (3.23%) Java
4 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.23%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (12.90%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (6.45%) MCSE
3 1 (3.23%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (3.23%) Degree
3 1 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.23%) MCITP
3 1 (3.23%) MCP
3 1 (3.23%) MCSA
3 1 (3.23%) MCTS
3 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (54.84%) Active Directory
2 7 (22.58%) XenApp
3 5 (16.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (12.90%) BitLocker
4 4 (12.90%) Hyper-V
4 4 (12.90%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (6.45%) Xen
5 2 (6.45%) XenDesktop
6 1 (3.23%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (3.23%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 8 (25.81%) SCCM
2 5 (16.13%) SCOM
3 4 (12.90%) SCVMM
3 4 (12.90%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 3 (9.68%) WSUS
5 1 (3.23%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (3.23%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (3.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 21 (67.74%) Microsoft
2 7 (22.58%) Citrix
2 7 (22.58%) Dell
2 7 (22.58%) Symantec
3 6 (19.35%) VMware
4 4 (12.90%) Dell Compellent
4 4 (12.90%) HP
4 4 (12.90%) NetApp
5 2 (6.45%) Apple
5 2 (6.45%) Google
5 2 (6.45%) Red Hat
5 2 (6.45%) Sybase
5 2 (6.45%) Xamarin
6 1 (3.23%) Altiris
6 1 (3.23%) IBM
6 1 (3.23%) LANDesk
6 1 (3.23%) Toshiba
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