The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 8 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows 8 over the 3 months to 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 56 66 50
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -16
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 3 2 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.47% 0.25% 1.47%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.56% 0.91% 5.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 8
Median daily rate £220 £200 £220
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -9.09%
UK excluding London median daily rate £220 £188 £225
% change year-on-year
+17.33% -16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £16.20 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-13.58% +11.72%
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 Hertfordshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
117 219 171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 18.37% 27.00% 27.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 103 71
Median daily rate £375 £350 £248
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +41.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £175 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £438 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £345 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.34% +11.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 23 26
Median hourly rate £17.00 £13.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.80 £9.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £37.50 £29.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%

Windows 8
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 Hertfordshire

Windows 8
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Windows 8 Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Windows 8
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Windows 8 Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Windows 8
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 8 within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 30 June 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Welwyn Garden City - 2 £220 -
Watford - 1 £110 -
Windows 8
East of England

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Windows 8.

1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (88.89%) Active Directory
3 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 6 (66.67%) Office 365
3 6 (66.67%) Windows Server
4 5 (55.56%) Windows XP
5 4 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (44.44%) Service Delivery
5 4 (44.44%) MS Exchange
5 4 (44.44%) SLA
5 4 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (33.33%) Android
7 2 (22.22%) Service Management
7 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (22.22%) MS Office
7 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
7 2 (22.22%) Driving Licence
8 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
8 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
8 1 (11.11%) Mobile Device Management
8 1 (11.11%) Skype for Business
8 1 (11.11%) iPhone
8 1 (11.11%) ITIL
8 1 (11.11%) MCP
8 1 (11.11%) Apple
8 1 (11.11%) AutoCAD
8 1 (11.11%) Mathematics
8 1 (11.11%) SCCM
8 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 4 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2003
1 4 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2013
1 4 (44.44%) MS Exchange
2 1 (11.11%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Office
2 1 (11.11%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 6 (66.67%) Office 365
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Desktop Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) Analyst
3 3 (33.33%) Desktop Support
3 3 (33.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) Support Analyst
3 3 (33.33%) Support Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
4 2 (22.22%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (22.22%) Help Desk Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) IT Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) IT Support
4 2 (22.22%) IT Support Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) Server Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) Server Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) Server Support
4 2 (22.22%) Server Support Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Driving Licence
2 1 (11.11%) iPhone
2 1 (11.11%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 5 (55.56%) Windows XP
4 3 (33.33%) Android
5 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
5 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Service Delivery
2 2 (22.22%) Service Management
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL
3 1 (11.11%) ITSM
3 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
3 1 (11.11%) Mobile Device Management
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (44.44%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (88.89%) Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Apple
2 1 (11.11%) VMware