The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 8 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows 8 over the 3 months to 5 May 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank - 65 59
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 0 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow - 0.22% 0.85%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 1.11% 3.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Median daily rate - £340 £123
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +177.55%
UK excluding London median daily rate £180 £220 £200
% change year-on-year
-18.18% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £15.38
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -2.43%
Windows 8
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Glasgow region.

Operating Systems Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
175 180 199
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 26.12% 20.18% 28.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 110 98
Median daily rate £375 £350 £361
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £110 £124
10% offered a daily rate of more than £487 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £343 £315
% change year-on-year
+5.83% +8.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 7
Median hourly rate - £31.75 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +104.83%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Windows 8
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Glasgow 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 Glasgow

Windows 8
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Windows 8 Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

Windows 8
Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Windows 8 Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for Windows 8.

1 9 (100.00%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
3 7 (77.78%) Microsoft App-V
3 7 (77.78%) MS Office
3 7 (77.78%) SCCM
4 5 (55.56%) NHS
5 1 (11.11%) Degree
5 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
5 1 (11.11%) ITIL
5 1 (11.11%) Service Management
5 1 (11.11%) ITSM
5 1 (11.11%) MCSE
5 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
5 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
5 1 (11.11%) DHCP
5 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
5 1 (11.11%) DNS
5 1 (11.11%) C
5 1 (11.11%) SQL
5 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
5 1 (11.11%) IIS
5 1 (11.11%) Office 365
5 1 (11.11%) Driving Licence
5 1 (11.11%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
5 1 (11.11%) Server Virtualisation
5 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
5 1 (11.11%) Citrix
5 1 (11.11%) Citrix Certification

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow 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 1 (11.11%) IIS
1 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (77.78%) MS Office
2 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) DHCP
1 1 (11.11%) DNS
1 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Desktop Support
1 4 (44.44%) IT Support
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Desktop Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Junior
3 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (11.11%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) IT Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) IT Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Junior Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Junior Desktop Support
3 1 (11.11%) Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) NHS
2 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 1 (11.11%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (11.11%) ITIL
1 1 (11.11%) ITSM
1 1 (11.11%) Server Virtualisation
1 1 (11.11%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) C
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
1 1 (11.11%) MCSE
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 7 (77.78%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (77.78%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Citrix