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 16 January 2017 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows 8
Scotland / Glasgow
Rank 49 52 60
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +8
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 1 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.20% 1.05% 0.55%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.74% 4.22% 2.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 3
Median daily rate £120 £96 £85
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.39% +12.58%
UK excluding London median daily rate £170 £163 £193
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -15.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £187.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1239.28%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £17.50 £14.25
% change year-on-year
-25.71% +22.80%

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
135 166 156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 27.55% 24.89% 21.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 87 92
Median daily rate £350 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £104 £93
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £422 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 5
Median hourly rate £11.00 £187.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-94.13% +1193.10%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +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 24 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (33.33%) Office 365
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (33.33%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (33.33%) Application Virtualisation
3 1 (33.33%) Chat Support
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
3 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (33.33%) SLA
3 1 (33.33%) InstallShield
3 1 (33.33%) AdminStudio
3 1 (33.33%) Publishing
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (33.33%) Application Packaging
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (33.33%) SCCM
3 1 (33.33%) PowerShell

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 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) AdminStudio
1 1 (33.33%) InstallShield
General
1 1 (33.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) 1st/2nd Line Support
1 1 (33.33%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Applications Packager
1 1 (33.33%) Desktop Support
1 1 (33.33%) IT Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) IT Support
1 1 (33.33%) IT Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Application Packaging
1 1 (33.33%) Application Virtualisation
1 1 (33.33%) Chat Support
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) VMware