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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows 8 over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 111 105 105
Rank change year-on-year
-6 0
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 20 30 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.74% 1.03% 0.59%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.73% 4.14% 2.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 15 9
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.44% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £132 £190 £177
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £375 £257
UK excluding London average daily rate £160 £223 £325
% change year-on-year
-28.08% -31.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 1
Average hourly rate £15.25 £12.25 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.48% +22.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.72 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+9.34% -23.79%
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
733 724 583
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 26.97% 24.93% 26.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 372 318 243
Average daily rate £325 £270 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.37% -11.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £140 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.36% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 100 103 110
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -15.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.25 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.60 £35.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -4.32%

Windows 8
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows 8 across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 29 May 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 8 within the East of England region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire +8 8 £160 - 2
Essex -10 4 - - 1
Hertfordshire -18 4 - - 7
Norfolk +2 3 £323 -23.21% 5
Suffolk - 1 £400 -
Windows 8
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region citing Windows 8 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows 8.

1 37 (100.00%) Windows
2 28 (75.68%) Active Directory
3 25 (67.57%) Microsoft
4 22 (59.46%) Windows 7
5 17 (45.95%) Citrix
6 16 (43.24%) Windows XP
7 15 (40.54%) ITIL
8 13 (35.14%) MS Office
8 13 (35.14%) Windows Server 2008
9 12 (32.43%) Windows Server 2003
10 11 (29.73%) MS Exchange
11 10 (27.03%) VMware
11 10 (27.03%) Windows Server 2012
12 9 (24.32%) iPhone
12 9 (24.32%) SLA
12 9 (24.32%) MS Excel
13 8 (21.62%) Blackberry
13 8 (21.62%) SCCM
13 8 (21.62%) iPad
14 7 (18.92%) Exchange Server 2010
14 7 (18.92%) Microsoft Certification
14 7 (18.92%) Cisco
15 6 (16.22%) TCP/IP
16 5 (13.51%) Android
16 5 (13.51%) Incident Management
16 5 (13.51%) SharePoint
16 5 (13.51%) Linux
16 5 (13.51%) Apple
17 4 (10.81%) Mac OS X
17 4 (10.81%) Project Management

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region citing Windows 8 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows 8. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (29.73%) MS Exchange
2 7 (18.92%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (13.51%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.70%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (2.70%) Lync
4 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.70%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 13 (35.14%) MS Office
2 9 (24.32%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (2.70%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.41%) Office 365
2 1 (2.70%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 6 (16.22%) TCP/IP
2 4 (10.81%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (8.11%) Wireless
3 3 (8.11%) VPN
3 3 (8.11%) WAN
3 3 (8.11%) LAN
3 3 (8.11%) SAN
4 2 (5.41%) Internet
4 2 (5.41%) DHCP
4 2 (5.41%) DNS
4 2 (5.41%) Structured Cabling
4 2 (5.41%) WebEx
5 1 (2.70%) Unified Communications
5 1 (2.70%) NAS
5 1 (2.70%) VLAN
5 1 (2.70%) iSCSI
5 1 (2.70%) Ethernet
5 1 (2.70%) PBX
5 1 (2.70%) VoIP
5 1 (2.70%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.70%) MySQL
General
1 2 (5.41%) Retail
1 2 (5.41%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.70%) Finance
2 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (32.43%) Analyst
2 10 (27.03%) Support Analyst
2 10 (27.03%) Support Engineer
3 8 (21.62%) Desktop Support
4 7 (18.92%) Help Desk Support Analyst
4 7 (18.92%) Help Desk Support
4 7 (18.92%) Help Desk Analyst
4 7 (18.92%) 2nd Line Support
5 6 (16.22%) Desktop Engineer
5 6 (16.22%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 4 (10.81%) 1st Line Support
7 3 (8.11%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 2 (5.41%) Support Technician
8 2 (5.41%) Consultant
8 2 (5.41%) Senior Support Engineer
8 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (5.41%) Network Manager
8 2 (5.41%) 1st Line Support Analyst
8 2 (5.41%) 1st Line Support Engineer
9 1 (2.70%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) Application Packaging
1 1 (2.70%) ActiveX
1 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET
1 1 (2.70%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (24.32%) iPhone
2 8 (21.62%) Blackberry
2 8 (21.62%) iPad
3 3 (8.11%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.41%) EPoS
4 2 (5.41%) VLE
5 1 (2.70%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.70%) Replication
5 1 (2.70%) Life Science
5 1 (2.70%) Fat Client
5 1 (2.70%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (2.70%) NHS
5 1 (2.70%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 37 (100.00%) Windows
2 22 (59.46%) Windows 7
3 16 (43.24%) Windows XP
4 13 (35.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (32.43%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (27.03%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (13.51%) Android
7 5 (13.51%) Linux
8 4 (10.81%) Mac OS X
8 4 (10.81%) Apple iOS
9 2 (5.41%) Windows Vista
9 2 (5.41%) Windows 2000 Server
9 2 (5.41%) BlackBerry OS
10 1 (2.70%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (40.54%) ITIL
2 5 (13.51%) Incident Management
3 4 (10.81%) Project Management
3 4 (10.81%) Change Management
3 4 (10.81%) Migration
4 3 (8.11%) Service Delivery
4 3 (8.11%) Problem Management
4 3 (8.11%) CAD
5 2 (5.41%) Strategic Planning
5 2 (5.41%) Coaching
6 1 (2.70%) Server Building
6 1 (2.70%) SDLC
6 1 (2.70%) MVVM
6 1 (2.70%) Software Deployment
6 1 (2.70%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (2.70%) MVC
6 1 (2.70%) ITSM
6 1 (2.70%) Service Management
6 1 (2.70%) Performance Management
6 1 (2.70%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.81%) SQL
1 4 (10.81%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.70%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (18.92%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (10.81%) MCSE
2 4 (10.81%) MCP
3 3 (8.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (8.11%) Degree
3 3 (8.11%) CCNA
3 3 (8.11%) Citrix Certification
3 3 (8.11%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (5.41%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (5.41%) MCSA
4 2 (5.41%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.70%) MOS
5 1 (2.70%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (24.32%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (75.68%) Active Directory
2 3 (8.11%) XenApp
2 3 (8.11%) XenDesktop
2 3 (8.11%) Terminal Server
3 2 (5.41%) XenServer
3 2 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.70%) BitLocker
4 1 (2.70%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.70%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 8 (21.62%) SCCM
2 2 (5.41%) DameWare
3 1 (2.70%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 25 (67.57%) Microsoft
2 17 (45.95%) Citrix
3 10 (27.03%) VMware
4 7 (18.92%) Cisco
5 5 (13.51%) Apple
6 3 (8.11%) MobileIron
6 3 (8.11%) Wyse
6 3 (8.11%) LANDesk
6 3 (8.11%) Google
6 3 (8.11%) Adobe
6 3 (8.11%) Remedy
6 3 (8.11%) Sophos
6 3 (8.11%) Mapinfo
7 2 (5.41%) BMC
7 2 (5.41%) Kerio
8 1 (2.70%) ProCurve
8 1 (2.70%) Veeam
8 1 (2.70%) Altiris
8 1 (2.70%) Oracle
8 1 (2.70%) IBM
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