The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 8 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows 8 over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 52 49 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 8 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 1.60% 0.41% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.91% 1.53% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Average daily rate
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£135 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-68.23% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £325 £280
% change year-on-year
-15.38% +16.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £140.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £23.00 -
% change year-on-year
-39.13% -
Windows 8
East of 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 Essex region.

Operating Systems Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
163 131 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 32.60% 26.63% 28.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 39 66
Average daily rate £425 £371 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.55% +14.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £140 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £523 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 46 22
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £9.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.73 £32.15 £32.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.85 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.95% -6.76%

Windows 8
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows 8 across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows 8 Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Windows 8
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Windows 8 Daily Rate Trend in Essex

Windows 8
Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows 8 across the Essex region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

Windows 8 Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

Windows 8
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Windows 8 Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

Windows 8
Contract Job Locations in Essex

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 Essex region over the 3 months to 16 September 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Colchester - 4 £135 - 2
Southend-on-Sea - 3 - -
Harlow - - - -
Windows 8
East of England

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 19 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (94.74%) MS Exchange
2 18 (94.74%) Microsoft
3 11 (57.89%) Windows 7
4 9 (47.37%) Symantec
4 9 (47.37%) Backup Exec
5 8 (42.11%) Active Directory
5 8 (42.11%) TCP/IP
6 7 (36.84%) Office 365
7 6 (31.58%) Exchange Server 2010
7 6 (31.58%) Capacity Planning
7 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (31.58%) DNS
7 6 (31.58%) DHCP
7 6 (31.58%) Windows XP
8 5 (26.32%) MS Office
8 5 (26.32%) Firewall
8 5 (26.32%) Hyper-V
8 5 (26.32%) Exchange Server 2013
9 4 (21.05%) Broadband
9 4 (21.05%) SharePoint
10 3 (15.79%) VBA
10 3 (15.79%) Oracle
10 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
10 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (15.79%) Avaya
10 3 (15.79%) McAfee
10 3 (15.79%) Norton AntiVirus
10 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (15.79%) iPhone

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 18 (94.74%) MS Exchange
2 6 (31.58%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (26.32%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (21.05%) SharePoint
5 1 (5.26%) CICS
5 1 (5.26%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (5.26%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 5 (26.32%) MS Office
2 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 7 (36.84%) Office 365
2 3 (15.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (42.11%) TCP/IP
2 6 (31.58%) DNS
2 6 (31.58%) DHCP
3 5 (26.32%) Firewall
4 4 (21.05%) Broadband
5 2 (10.53%) VPN
5 2 (10.53%) Wireless
6 1 (5.26%) MPLS
6 1 (5.26%) LAN
6 1 (5.26%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.53%) DB2
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (5.26%) IDMS
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.26%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (5.26%) MS Access
3 1 (5.26%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Eclipse
General
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Advertising
2 1 (5.26%) Billing
2 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (52.63%) Support Engineer
1 10 (52.63%) 3rd Line Support
1 10 (52.63%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 5 (26.32%) Analyst
2 5 (26.32%) Support Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (15.79%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Migration Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Applications Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Architect
4 1 (5.26%) IT Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) HTML
1 1 (5.26%) .NET
1 1 (5.26%) CSS
1 1 (5.26%) Windows SharePoint Services
1 1 (5.26%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) iPhone
2 2 (10.53%) Blackberry
3 1 (5.26%) Mainframe
3 1 (5.26%) Handset
3 1 (5.26%) Clustering
3 1 (5.26%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 19 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (57.89%) Windows 7
3 6 (31.58%) Windows XP
3 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (10.53%) Linux
6 1 (5.26%) Apple iOS
6 1 (5.26%) Windows Vista
6 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (5.26%) OpenVMS
6 1 (5.26%) AIX
6 1 (5.26%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (5.26%) Data Governance
2 1 (5.26%) Master Data Management
2 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2
2 1 (5.26%) UML
2 1 (5.26%) Project Management
2 1 (5.26%) MVC
2 1 (5.26%) Migration
2 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (5.26%) Data Management
2 1 (5.26%) Zachman Framework
2 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (5.26%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) VBA
2 1 (5.26%) C#
2 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.26%) SQL
2 1 (5.26%) VB.NET
System Software
1 8 (42.11%) Active Directory
2 5 (26.32%) Hyper-V
3 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (5.26%) XenApp
4 1 (5.26%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 9 (47.37%) Backup Exec
2 3 (15.79%) WSUS
2 3 (15.79%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 18 (94.74%) Microsoft
2 9 (47.37%) Symantec
3 3 (15.79%) McAfee
3 3 (15.79%) Oracle
3 3 (15.79%) Avaya
4 2 (10.53%) VMware
5 1 (5.26%) Spiceworks
5 1 (5.26%) Sophos
5 1 (5.26%) BT
5 1 (5.26%) Red Hat
5 1 (5.26%) Cisco
5 1 (5.26%) IBM
5 1 (5.26%) HP
5 1 (5.26%) EMC
5 1 (5.26%) Citrix
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