The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the East of England region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 121 104 -
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 27 13 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.86% 0.58% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.88% 2.32% -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 10 0
Average daily rate £223 £225 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.11% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £203 £245 £130
% change year-on-year
-17.34% +88.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.13 £18.00 -
% change year-on-year
-10.41% -
Operating Systems Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
696 560 770
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 22.12% 24.79% 24.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 309 228 335
Average daily rate £325 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £116 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £314 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.91% -3.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 115 138
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £19.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -10.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £35.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Windows 8
England

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 17 April 2014.

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 17 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Norfolk +10 10 £310 +37.77% 2
Hertfordshire -3 6 £245 - 5
Essex -16 6 £90 -67.27% 2
Suffolk -4 1 - -
Cambridgeshire - - - - 1
Windows 8
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 48 (100.00%) Windows
2 24 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 20 (41.67%) Windows 7
4 19 (39.58%) Active Directory
5 18 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (29.17%) Windows Server 2003
7 13 (27.08%) C#
7 13 (27.08%) SCCM
8 12 (25.00%) XAML
8 12 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
8 12 (25.00%) CRM
9 11 (22.92%) MS Exchange
9 11 (22.92%) Windows XP
9 11 (22.92%) SOAP
9 11 (22.92%) Web Services
10 10 (20.83%) Migration
10 10 (20.83%) WCF
10 10 (20.83%) WinRT
11 9 (18.75%) MVVM
12 8 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
12 8 (16.67%) Security Cleared
12 8 (16.67%) Firewall
12 8 (16.67%) XML
13 7 (14.58%) DNS
13 7 (14.58%) PowerShell
13 7 (14.58%) Customer Engagement
13 7 (14.58%) Exchange Server 2010
14 6 (12.50%) Reactive Extensions
14 6 (12.50%) Managed Extensibility Framework
14 6 (12.50%) Becrypt

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 (22.92%) MS Exchange
2 7 (14.58%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (2.08%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 6 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.25%) MS Office
3 1 (2.08%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (16.67%) Firewall
2 7 (14.58%) DNS
3 5 (10.42%) DHCP
4 3 (6.25%) TCP/IP
5 2 (4.17%) VPN
5 2 (4.17%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (2.08%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (2.08%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (4.17%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 15 (31.25%) Developer
2 13 (27.08%) Windows 8 Developer
3 10 (20.83%) Support Engineer
4 8 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
4 8 (16.67%) Architect
5 4 (8.33%) C# Developer
5 4 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) UI Developer
6 3 (6.25%) UI Programmer
6 3 (6.25%) Technical Support Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) Service Analyst
6 3 (6.25%) 1st Line Support
6 3 (6.25%) Technical Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) Rollout Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) Analyst
6 3 (6.25%) Technical Support
6 3 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (4.17%) Applications Developer
7 2 (4.17%) Programmer
7 2 (4.17%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (22.92%) SOAP
1 11 (22.92%) Web Services
2 10 (20.83%) WCF
2 10 (20.83%) WinRT
3 8 (16.67%) XML
4 6 (12.50%) Reactive Extensions
4 6 (12.50%) Managed Extensibility Framework
5 3 (6.25%) WPF
6 2 (4.17%) HTML5
6 2 (4.17%) CSS3
6 2 (4.17%) HTML
6 2 (4.17%) CSS
7 1 (2.08%) XSLT
7 1 (2.08%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.50%) Blackberry
2 4 (8.33%) iPhone
3 2 (4.17%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.08%) Thin Client
4 1 (2.08%) HP StorageWorks
4 1 (2.08%) Replication
4 1 (2.08%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 48 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (41.67%) Windows 7
3 18 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (29.17%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (22.92%) Windows XP
6 4 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (4.17%) Android
8 1 (2.08%) Windows Phone
8 1 (2.08%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (2.08%) Mac OS X
8 1 (2.08%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (25.00%) CRM
2 10 (20.83%) Migration
3 9 (18.75%) MVVM
4 7 (14.58%) Customer Engagement
5 6 (12.50%) TDD
6 5 (10.42%) Workflow
7 4 (8.33%) Incident Management
7 4 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (6.25%) ITIL
9 1 (2.08%) Disaster Recovery
9 1 (2.08%) Time Management
9 1 (2.08%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (27.08%) C#
2 12 (25.00%) XAML
3 7 (14.58%) PowerShell
4 6 (12.50%) VBScript
5 3 (6.25%) SQL
6 2 (4.17%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.08%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 6 (12.50%) MCSE
2 6 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (10.42%) MCITP
4 4 (8.33%) MCP
5 3 (6.25%) A+ Certification
6 2 (4.17%) Degree
6 2 (4.17%) SC Cleared
6 2 (4.17%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (2.08%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (2.08%) MCSA
7 1 (2.08%) MCDST
System Software
1 19 (39.58%) Active Directory
2 4 (8.33%) XenApp
3 2 (4.17%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (2.08%) XenDesktop
4 1 (2.08%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 13 (27.08%) SCCM
2 2 (4.17%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.08%) WSUS
3 1 (2.08%) SCOM
3 1 (2.08%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (2.08%) XenMobile
3 1 (2.08%) Tivoli
3 1 (2.08%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (2.08%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (2.08%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 24 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (12.50%) Cisco
2 6 (12.50%) Becrypt
3 4 (8.33%) McAfee
3 4 (8.33%) LANDesk
3 4 (8.33%) Citrix
4 2 (4.17%) Symantec
5 1 (2.08%) Sophos
5 1 (2.08%) VMware
5 1 (2.08%) Avaya
5 1 (2.08%) Apple
5 1 (2.08%) CheckPoint
5 1 (2.08%) Mercator
5 1 (2.08%) IBM
5 1 (2.08%) Dell
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