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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 58 61 68
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +7
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 4 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.53% 0.40% 0.95%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.44% 1.80% 3.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 3
Median daily rate £155 £200 £160
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.50% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £139 £200 £124
10% offered a daily rate of more than £411 £216 £216
UK excluding London median daily rate £159 £225 £289
% change year-on-year
-29.33% -22.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £17.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £15.43 £14.25
% change year-on-year
+3.71% +8.26%
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
164 167 203
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 21.55% 22.51% 24.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 83 106
Median daily rate £308 £390 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.02% +14.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £175 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £500 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 15 34
Median hourly rate £11.50 £13.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.81% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £8.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.80 £18.50 £29.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-6.06% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows 8 across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016.

Windows 8 Daily Rate Histogram 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 27 September 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
Rickmansworth - 2 £145 -
Watford -2 1 - - 1
Windows 8
East of England

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (90.00%) Active Directory
3 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (60.00%) Office 365
4 6 (60.00%) Windows Server
5 5 (50.00%) Windows 7
6 4 (40.00%) MS Office
7 3 (30.00%) ITSM
7 3 (30.00%) Service Management
7 3 (30.00%) ITIL
7 3 (30.00%) Windows XP
7 3 (30.00%) MS Exchange
7 3 (30.00%) SLA
7 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (20.00%) Android
8 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
8 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
9 1 (10.00%) Validation
9 1 (10.00%) Information Security
9 1 (10.00%) Change Management
9 1 (10.00%) A+ Certification
9 1 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (10.00%) Terminal Services
9 1 (10.00%) DHCP
9 1 (10.00%) VPN
9 1 (10.00%) DNS
9 1 (10.00%) MCP

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 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (30.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (40.00%) MS Office
2 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (60.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) DHCP
1 1 (10.00%) DNS
1 1 (10.00%) Remote Desktop
1 1 (10.00%) VPN
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Analyst
1 4 (40.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Service Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Desktop Support
3 2 (20.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Help Desk Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) IT Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Server Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
4 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
4 1 (10.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Active Directory Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (10.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (10.00%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (60.00%) Windows Server
3 5 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (30.00%) Windows XP
5 2 (20.00%) Android
6 1 (10.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) ITIL
1 3 (30.00%) ITSM
1 3 (30.00%) Service Management
2 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (10.00%) Change Management
3 1 (10.00%) Identity Access Management
3 1 (10.00%) Information Security
3 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (10.00%) Validation
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) A+ Certification
1 1 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (10.00%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (90.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft