The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 8 skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows 8 over the 3 months to 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 93 129 115
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -14
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 36 23 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.40% 0.74% 1.06%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.69% 2.89% 4.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 11 15
Median daily rate £150 £300 £230
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +30.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £101 £200 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £200 £188 £238
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -21.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 6 4
Median hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% +44.44%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £16.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
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 of England region.

Operating Systems Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
633 797 796
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 24.66% 25.48% 26.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 353 442 406
Median daily rate £350 £325 £276
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £165 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £309
% change year-on-year
- +13.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 101 128
Median hourly rate £16.50 £20.25 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.51% +26.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £9.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £42.45 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

Windows 8
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Windows 8
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Windows 8 Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Windows 8
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows 8 across the East of England region over the 3 months to 28 July 2016.

Windows 8 Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Windows 8
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Windows 8 Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Windows 8
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 28 July 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
Essex +15 20 £265 -18.46% 6
Cambridgeshire +27 7 £90 - 2
Bedfordshire +6 3 £233 -22.50%
Hertfordshire +15 2 £220 +10.00%
Norfolk -5 2 £150 -55.55% 1
Suffolk - 2 - -
Windows 8
England

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 of England region with a requirement for Windows 8.

1 80 (100.00%) Windows
2 67 (83.75%) Active Directory
2 67 (83.75%) Windows 7
3 55 (68.75%) MS Office
4 54 (67.50%) Microsoft
5 42 (52.50%) Citrix
6 33 (41.25%) MS Excel
7 27 (33.75%) Incident Management
8 21 (26.25%) SCCM
9 19 (23.75%) SLA
10 18 (22.50%) Office 365
11 15 (18.75%) Windows Server
12 13 (16.25%) MS Exchange
13 11 (13.75%) Windows Server 2008
14 10 (12.50%) Mac OS
14 10 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
14 10 (12.50%) Windows XP
15 8 (10.00%) Windows Vista
15 8 (10.00%) SharePoint
15 8 (10.00%) Apple
15 8 (10.00%) Software Deployment
15 8 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
16 7 (8.75%) Apple iOS
16 7 (8.75%) Windows 10
16 7 (8.75%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
16 7 (8.75%) Information Security
17 6 (7.50%) VMware
17 6 (7.50%) Exchange Server 2013
17 6 (7.50%) SharePoint 2010
17 6 (7.50%) VMware Infrastructure

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 13 (16.25%) MS Exchange
2 8 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 8 (10.00%) SharePoint
3 6 (7.50%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (7.50%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (3.75%) IIS
5 3 (3.75%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (3.75%) Skype for Business
5 3 (3.75%) WebSphere
6 2 (2.50%) Documentum
6 2 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.25%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 55 (68.75%) MS Office
2 33 (41.25%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.25%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.25%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 18 (22.50%) Office 365
2 2 (2.50%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.25%) LAN
1 5 (6.25%) WAN
2 4 (5.00%) DHCP
2 4 (5.00%) DNS
3 3 (3.75%) Skype
4 2 (2.50%) IP Telephony
4 2 (2.50%) VoIP
4 2 (2.50%) VPN
5 1 (1.25%) Internet
5 1 (1.25%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (1.25%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.25%) SQL Server
1 5 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (3.75%) MySQL
3 2 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (2.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.25%) JIRA
1 1 (1.25%) JProfiler
1 1 (1.25%) Subversion
1 1 (1.25%) YourKit
General
1 4 (5.00%) Finance
2 3 (3.75%) French Language
3 1 (1.25%) Advertising
3 1 (1.25%) Back Office
3 1 (1.25%) Marketing
3 1 (1.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 47 (58.75%) Analyst
2 33 (41.25%) Help Desk Analyst
2 33 (41.25%) Support Analyst
3 30 (37.50%) Help Desk Support
3 30 (37.50%) Help Desk Support Analyst
4 29 (36.25%) Windows Support Analyst
5 28 (35.00%) Citrix Support
6 27 (33.75%) Active Directory Analyst
6 27 (33.75%) Active Directory Support
6 27 (33.75%) Active Directory Support Analyst
6 27 (33.75%) Citrix Analyst
6 27 (33.75%) Citrix Support Analyst
7 19 (23.75%) Desktop Support
7 19 (23.75%) Support Engineer
8 17 (21.25%) Desktop Engineer
9 15 (18.75%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 10 (12.50%) Service Analyst
10 10 (12.50%) Service Desk Analyst
11 7 (8.75%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 5 (6.25%) 2nd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.50%) .NET
2 1 (1.25%) Akka
2 1 (1.25%) Guava
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.75%) Driving Licence
1 3 (3.75%) Smartphone
2 2 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (2.50%) Mathematics
2 2 (2.50%) Robotics
2 2 (2.50%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (1.25%) Health Informatics
3 1 (1.25%) Informatics
3 1 (1.25%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.25%) Statistics
3 1 (1.25%) User Experience
3 1 (1.25%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 80 (100.00%) Windows
2 67 (83.75%) Windows 7
3 15 (18.75%) Windows Server
4 11 (13.75%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (12.50%) Mac OS
5 10 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (12.50%) Windows XP
6 8 (10.00%) Windows Vista
7 7 (8.75%) Apple iOS
7 7 (8.75%) Windows 10
8 4 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (3.75%) Android
10 2 (2.50%) Linux
10 2 (2.50%) Unix
11 1 (1.25%) HPUX
11 1 (1.25%) Mac OS X
11 1 (1.25%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (33.75%) Incident Management
2 8 (10.00%) Software Deployment
3 7 (8.75%) Information Security
4 5 (6.25%) Service Delivery
5 4 (5.00%) ITIL
6 3 (3.75%) Change Management
6 3 (3.75%) ITSM
7 2 (2.50%) Data Architecture
7 2 (2.50%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (2.50%) Mentoring
7 2 (2.50%) Migration
7 2 (2.50%) OO
7 2 (2.50%) OOA/OOD
7 2 (2.50%) Project Management
7 2 (2.50%) UML
8 1 (1.25%) Configuration Management
8 1 (1.25%) High Availability
8 1 (1.25%) Identity Access Management
8 1 (1.25%) SDLC
8 1 (1.25%) Virtual Team Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.75%) PowerShell
1 3 (3.75%) VBScript
2 2 (2.50%) C
2 2 (2.50%) C#
2 2 (2.50%) VB.NET
3 1 (1.25%) Java
3 1 (1.25%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (5.00%) MCSA
3 3 (3.75%) CCNA
3 3 (3.75%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (3.75%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (2.50%) MCSE
4 2 (2.50%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.50%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.25%) CCA
5 1 (1.25%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (1.25%) Degree
5 1 (1.25%) MCITP
5 1 (1.25%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (23.75%) SLA
System Software
1 67 (83.75%) Active Directory
2 6 (7.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.75%) XenApp
4 2 (2.50%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.50%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (2.50%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (1.25%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.25%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.25%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 21 (26.25%) SCCM
2 7 (8.75%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (2.50%) SCOM
4 1 (1.25%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 54 (67.50%) Microsoft
2 42 (52.50%) Citrix
3 8 (10.00%) Apple
4 6 (7.50%) VMware
5 5 (6.25%) Cisco
6 3 (3.75%) Cognos
6 3 (3.75%) Oracle
7 2 (2.50%) Adobe
7 2 (2.50%) Avaya
7 2 (2.50%) Blue Prism
7 2 (2.50%) Kofax
8 1 (1.25%) Computacenter
8 1 (1.25%) Dell
8 1 (1.25%) Google
8 1 (1.25%) Lotus
8 1 (1.25%) Sophos
8 1 (1.25%) Sun
8 1 (1.25%) Symantec
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