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 1 March 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
1 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows 8
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 51 47 59
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +12
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 9 10 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.34% 1.52% 1.14%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.32% 7.09% 4.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 4
Median daily rate £163 £185 £220
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.16% -15.90%
UK excluding London median daily rate £150 £175 £206
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -15.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 1
Median hourly rate - £21.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -14.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.25 £16.67 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-20.51% +19.07%

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
123 141 172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 18.36% 21.46% 24.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 63 77
Median daily rate £265 £395 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.91% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £185 £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £431 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £368 £355 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 24 32
Median hourly rate £14.20 £21.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.95% +22.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.21 £12.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £37.50 £33.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £17.25 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-11.59% +11.29%

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 1 March 2017.

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 1 March 2017. 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 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
Hemel Hempstead +8 5 £163 -
Watford +1 2 £130 -
Hatfield -12 2 £288 -
Windows 8
East of England

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 March 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Windows 8.

1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (85.71%) Windows 7
3 9 (64.29%) MS Office
3 9 (64.29%) ITIL
3 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
4 8 (57.14%) MS Excel
5 7 (50.00%) Service Management
5 7 (50.00%) ITSM
6 6 (42.86%) Active Directory
7 5 (35.71%) Office 365
7 5 (35.71%) People Management
7 5 (35.71%) SCCM
7 5 (35.71%) Problem Management
8 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (28.57%) Windows Server
8 4 (28.57%) HP
8 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (28.57%) Validation
9 3 (21.43%) Windows 10
10 2 (14.29%) SDLC
10 2 (14.29%) Defect Management
10 2 (14.29%) Virtual Desktop
10 2 (14.29%) Functional Testing
10 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (14.29%) Mobile Device Management
10 2 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
10 2 (14.29%) Waterfall
10 2 (14.29%) Test Strategy
10 2 (14.29%) Test Automation
10 2 (14.29%) Release Management

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:

Applications
1 9 (64.29%) MS Office
2 8 (57.14%) MS Excel
3 2 (14.29%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 5 (35.71%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) Internet
1 2 (14.29%) LAN
1 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
1 2 (14.29%) WAN
1 2 (14.29%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MSI
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Desktop Team Leader
1 5 (35.71%) Team Leader
2 4 (28.57%) Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
3 2 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (14.29%) Desktop Support
3 2 (14.29%) Service Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Data Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Data Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) IT Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Test Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Smartphone
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (85.71%) Windows 7
3 4 (28.57%) Windows Server
3 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (21.43%) Windows 10
5 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (14.29%) Windows Vista
5 2 (14.29%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) ITIL
2 7 (50.00%) ITSM
2 7 (50.00%) Service Management
3 5 (35.71%) People Management
3 5 (35.71%) Problem Management
4 4 (28.57%) Validation
5 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (14.29%) Defect Management
5 2 (14.29%) Functional Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Migration
5 2 (14.29%) Mobile Device Management
5 2 (14.29%) Release Management
5 2 (14.29%) SDLC
5 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
5 2 (14.29%) Software Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Test Automation
5 2 (14.29%) Test Strategy
5 2 (14.29%) Waterfall
6 1 (7.14%) Data Analysis
6 1 (7.14%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) PowerShell
1 2 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) ISTQB
1 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) A+ Certification
2 1 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (7.14%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) SLA
2 1 (7.14%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (14.29%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 5 (35.71%) SCCM
2 2 (14.29%) BladeLogic
2 2 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
2 4 (28.57%) HP
3 2 (14.29%) BMC
4 1 (7.14%) Computacenter
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