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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 55 69 74
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +5
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 2 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.34% 0.22% 0.12%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.27% 1.05% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Median daily rate £113 £188 £150
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-39.61% +25.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £175 £215 £288
% change year-on-year
-18.60% -25.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £16.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.25 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +16.07%
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
157 190 197
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 26.43% 21.37% 23.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 87 82
Median daily rate £290 £330 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.12% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £188 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 8
Median hourly rate £21.00 £55.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.81% +223.52%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.66 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-0.96% +4.12%

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 16 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (100.00%) SCCM
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (100.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Application Virtualisation
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (50.00%) Application Packaging
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) NHS
2 1 (50.00%) InstallShield
2 1 (50.00%) AdminStudio
2 1 (50.00%) Publishing
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office

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:

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) AdminStudio
1 1 (50.00%) InstallShield
General
1 1 (50.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Applications Packager
1 1 (50.00%) Desktop Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Application Packaging
1 1 (50.00%) Application Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft