The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 8 skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows 8 over the 3 months to 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 97 89 82
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -7
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 12 12 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.73% 0.75% 0.97%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.43% 4.48% 4.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 4
Median daily rate £210 £263 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -17.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £128 £253 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £273 £344
UK excluding London median daily rate £159 £225 £289
% change year-on-year
-29.33% -22.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 4
Median hourly rate £13.50 £15.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +15.38%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £15.43 £14.25
% change year-on-year
+3.71% +8.26%
Windows 8
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands region.

Operating Systems Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
271 268 369
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 16.47% 16.74% 23.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 109 159
Median daily rate £375 £350 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £220 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £483 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 55 54
Median hourly rate £13.50 £13.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.13 £10.50 £10.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £19.08 £24.00
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 East Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East Midlands 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 East Midlands

Windows 8
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows 8 across the East Midlands region.

Windows 8 Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Windows 8
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows 8 across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016.

Windows 8 Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Windows 8
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows 8 across the East Midlands region.

Windows 8 Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Windows 8
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 8 within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northamptonshire -3 4 £160 - 3
Derbyshire -4 3 £124 -
Leicestershire 0 1 - -
Nottinghamshire -11 1 - -
Windows 8
England

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Windows 8.

1 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (88.24%) Microsoft
3 13 (76.47%) Active Directory
3 13 (76.47%) Windows 7
4 8 (47.06%) Citrix
4 8 (47.06%) ITIL
5 7 (41.18%) VMware
6 6 (35.29%) MS Office
6 6 (35.29%) Windows XP
6 6 (35.29%) Windows Server
7 5 (29.41%) Windows 10
7 5 (29.41%) MS Excel
8 4 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2003
8 4 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (23.53%) MS Exchange
8 4 (23.53%) LAN
8 4 (23.53%) WAN
8 4 (23.53%) HP
8 4 (23.53%) Apple
8 4 (23.53%) Blackberry
8 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (23.53%) Apple iOS
8 4 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (23.53%) Android
8 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (23.53%) Hyper-V
8 4 (23.53%) XenDesktop
9 3 (17.65%) XenApp
9 3 (17.65%) Windows 2000 Server

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2003
1 4 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2013
1 4 (23.53%) MS Exchange
2 3 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (5.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (5.88%) IBM Notes
3 1 (5.88%) IIS
3 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.88%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (35.29%) MS Office
2 5 (29.41%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) LAN
1 4 (23.53%) WAN
2 3 (17.65%) SAN
3 2 (11.76%) VPN
4 1 (5.88%) DHCP
4 1 (5.88%) DNS
4 1 (5.88%) Internet
4 1 (5.88%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Analyst
2 6 (35.29%) Service Analyst
3 5 (29.41%) Service Desk Analyst
4 4 (23.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (23.53%) Support Engineer
5 3 (17.65%) 1st Line Support
5 3 (17.65%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 3 (17.65%) IT Support
5 3 (17.65%) Support Analyst
5 3 (17.65%) Wintel Engineer
5 3 (17.65%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (11.76%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (11.76%) Desktop Engineer
6 2 (11.76%) Desktop Support
6 2 (11.76%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 2 (11.76%) Help Desk Analyst
6 2 (11.76%) IT Engineer
6 2 (11.76%) IT Support Engineer
6 2 (11.76%) Service Desk Support
6 2 (11.76%) Service Desk Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Blackberry
2 2 (11.76%) iPad
2 2 (11.76%) iPhone
3 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.88%) BYOD
3 1 (5.88%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (76.47%) Windows 7
3 6 (35.29%) Windows Server
3 6 (35.29%) Windows XP
4 5 (29.41%) Windows 10
5 4 (23.53%) Android
5 4 (23.53%) Apple iOS
5 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (17.65%) Windows 2000 Server
6 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (17.65%) Windows Vista
7 1 (5.88%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) ITIL
2 2 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (11.76%) Migration
3 1 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (5.88%) Patch Management
3 1 (5.88%) Problem Management
3 1 (5.88%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.88%) Shell Script
2 1 (5.88%) SQL
2 1 (5.88%) VB
2 1 (5.88%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (76.47%) Active Directory
2 4 (23.53%) Hyper-V
2 4 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (23.53%) XenDesktop
3 3 (17.65%) vSphere
3 3 (17.65%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) SCCM
2 1 (5.88%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 15 (88.24%) Microsoft
2 8 (47.06%) Citrix
3 7 (41.18%) VMware
4 4 (23.53%) Apple
4 4 (23.53%) HP
5 3 (17.65%) Brocade
6 1 (5.88%) Lotus