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 February 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows 8
England / East Midlands
Rank 84 78 76
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -2
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 12 19 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.83% 1.20% 1.16%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.40% 6.19% 5.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 9 5
Median daily rate £143 £114 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -74.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £110 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £253 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £150 £175 £200
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 6
Median hourly rate £11.00 £20.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.00% +29.03%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-21.21% +13.79%

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
273 307 357
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 18.87% 19.39% 22.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 138 171
Median daily rate £275 £325 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £147 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £420 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £366 £355 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.09% +5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 37 43
Median hourly rate £13.00 £16.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.21% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.75 £25.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £17.00 £15.73
% change year-on-year
-10.29% +8.10%

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 February 2017.

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 February 2017. 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 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
Derbyshire -6 6 £125 +11.60%
Nottinghamshire +3 3 £228 +26.38% 2
Northamptonshire -4 2 £188 -
Leicestershire -2 1 £130 +14.03% 2
Windows 8
England

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

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

1 21 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 14 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 13 (61.90%) Active Directory
4 11 (52.38%) Windows 10
5 10 (47.62%) MS Office
5 10 (47.62%) Windows XP
6 8 (38.10%) MS Exchange
7 7 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
7 7 (33.33%) Citrix
7 7 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
8 6 (28.57%) Apple iOS
8 6 (28.57%) XenDesktop
8 6 (28.57%) PowerShell
8 6 (28.57%) HP
9 5 (23.81%) Finance
9 5 (23.81%) VPN
9 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (23.81%) Windows Server
10 4 (19.05%) Hyper-V
10 4 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2013
10 4 (19.05%) VBScript
10 4 (19.05%) MS Excel
10 4 (19.05%) SharePoint
10 4 (19.05%) Blackberry
10 4 (19.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 4 (19.05%) SCCM
11 3 (14.29%) Firewall
11 3 (14.29%) VMware
11 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification

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 8 (38.10%) MS Exchange
2 7 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
2 7 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (19.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 4 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (19.05%) SharePoint
4 3 (14.29%) IBM Notes
4 3 (14.29%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 10 (47.62%) MS Office
2 4 (19.05%) MS Excel
3 1 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (23.81%) VPN
2 3 (14.29%) Firewall
2 3 (14.29%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (9.52%) DNS
3 2 (9.52%) Internet
3 2 (9.52%) LAN
3 2 (9.52%) SAN
3 2 (9.52%) WAN
3 2 (9.52%) Wireless
4 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (23.81%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 11 (52.38%) IT Support
2 10 (47.62%) Analyst
3 9 (42.86%) Support Analyst
4 8 (38.10%) Support Engineer
5 7 (33.33%) IT Analyst
5 7 (33.33%) IT Support Analyst
6 6 (28.57%) 2nd Line Support
7 4 (19.05%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 4 (19.05%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 4 (19.05%) IT Engineer
7 4 (19.05%) IT Support Engineer
8 3 (14.29%) Desktop Engineer
8 3 (14.29%) Desktop Support
8 3 (14.29%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 2 (9.52%) 1st Line Support
9 2 (9.52%) 1st Line Support Analyst
9 2 (9.52%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
9 2 (9.52%) Deskside Support
9 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 2 (9.52%) Wintel Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 21 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 11 (52.38%) Windows 10
4 10 (47.62%) Windows XP
5 6 (28.57%) Apple iOS
6 5 (23.81%) Windows Server
6 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (9.52%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (9.52%) Windows Vista
9 1 (4.76%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (4.76%) Chat Support
1 1 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (4.76%) ITIL
1 1 (4.76%) Migration
1 1 (4.76%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 6 (28.57%) PowerShell
2 4 (19.05%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (61.90%) Active Directory
2 6 (28.57%) XenDesktop
3 4 (19.05%) Hyper-V
4 3 (14.29%) vSphere
5 2 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (9.52%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (19.05%) SCCM
2 2 (9.52%) SCOM
3 1 (4.76%) ServiceCenter
3 1 (4.76%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 14 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 7 (33.33%) Citrix
3 6 (28.57%) HP
4 3 (14.29%) Lotus
4 3 (14.29%) VMware
5 2 (9.52%) Apple
5 2 (9.52%) Brocade
6 1 (4.76%) Cisco
6 1 (4.76%) Symantec
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