The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 8 skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows 8 over the 3 months to 18 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows 8
England / London
Rank 329 290 262
Rank change year-on-year
-39 -28
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 74 123 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.38% 0.59% 0.70%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.82% 2.87% 3.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 88 88
Median daily rate £175 £186 £203
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.66% -8.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £110 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £440 £454
UK excluding London median daily rate £169 £163 £198
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -17.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 15 9
Median hourly rate £21.00 £10.00 £16.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+110.00% -40.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £9.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £103.25 £20.60 £46.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £17.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-25.71% +20.68%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Operating Systems Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
4072 4282 4716
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 20.97% 20.48% 22.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 2863 2897 3272
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £183 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 145 162
Median hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +15.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £32.00
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 London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London 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 London

Windows 8
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Windows 8 Daily Rate Trend in London

Windows 8
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows 8 across the London region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017.

Windows 8 Daily Rate Histogram in London

Windows 8
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Windows 8 Hourly Rate Trend in London

Windows 8
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows 8 across the London region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017.

Windows 8 Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Windows 8
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 18 January 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
City of London -21 7 £350 +47.36% 8
Hounslow - 4 - -
Uxbridge +1 3 £118 -
Brentford - 3 £160 -
Bromley - 1 - -
Twickenham - 1 £120 -
Windows 8
England

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 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 London region with a requirement for Windows 8.

1 173 (100.00%) Windows
2 118 (68.21%) Active Directory
3 117 (67.63%) Windows 7
4 79 (45.66%) MS Office
5 76 (43.93%) Microsoft
6 56 (32.37%) Windows 10
7 55 (31.79%) MS Excel
8 51 (29.48%) Citrix
9 41 (23.70%) Windows Server
10 40 (23.12%) SCCM
11 33 (19.08%) Windows Server 2008
11 33 (19.08%) Office 365
12 32 (18.50%) ITIL
13 30 (17.34%) MS Exchange
13 30 (17.34%) Blackberry
13 30 (17.34%) Windows Server 2012
14 29 (16.76%) VMware
15 23 (13.29%) Apple
16 22 (12.72%) Hyper-V
16 22 (12.72%) XenApp
17 21 (12.14%) Microsoft Certification
18 20 (11.56%) LAN
19 19 (10.98%) Windows XP
19 19 (10.98%) HP
19 19 (10.98%) Internet
19 19 (10.98%) Android
19 19 (10.98%) Skype for Business
20 18 (10.40%) Exchange Server 2010
20 18 (10.40%) TCP/IP
20 18 (10.40%) Cisco

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 30 (17.34%) MS Exchange
2 19 (10.98%) Skype for Business
3 18 (10.40%) Exchange Server 2010
4 16 (9.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 14 (8.09%) SharePoint
6 11 (6.36%) Exchange Server 2013
6 11 (6.36%) IBM Notes
7 8 (4.62%) Exchange Server 2007
8 5 (2.89%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (1.73%) Documentum
10 2 (1.16%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.58%) CloudStack
11 1 (0.58%) Tomcat
Applications
1 79 (45.66%) MS Office
2 55 (31.79%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.73%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.58%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 33 (19.08%) Office 365
2 8 (4.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.73%) OneDrive
3 3 (1.73%) Yammer
4 2 (1.16%) IaaS
4 2 (1.16%) PaaS
4 2 (1.16%) SaaS
5 1 (0.58%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.58%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 20 (11.56%) LAN
2 19 (10.98%) Internet
3 18 (10.40%) TCP/IP
4 16 (9.25%) DHCP
5 15 (8.67%) DNS
6 14 (8.09%) Firewall
7 13 (7.51%) Skype
8 10 (5.78%) Ethernet
8 10 (5.78%) Remote Desktop
8 10 (5.78%) Wireless
9 9 (5.20%) VPN
10 8 (4.62%) SAN
10 8 (4.62%) WAN
10 8 (4.62%) Wi-Fi
11 4 (2.31%) Intranet
11 4 (2.31%) IPsec
11 4 (2.31%) SSL
12 3 (1.73%) iSCSI
12 3 (1.73%) SMTP
13 2 (1.16%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (8.67%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.89%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (2.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (1.73%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (1.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (1.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.16%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.16%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (1.16%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.16%) Sybase ASE
5 1 (0.58%) MySQL
5 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 4 (2.31%) Axure RP
2 1 (0.58%) MSTest
2 1 (0.58%) NUnit
2 1 (0.58%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 17 (9.83%) Finance
2 11 (6.36%) Law
2 11 (6.36%) Legal
2 11 (6.36%) Retail
3 7 (4.05%) Banking
4 5 (2.89%) Back Office
5 3 (1.73%) Billing
5 3 (1.73%) Electronics
5 3 (1.73%) Marketing
6 2 (1.16%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.16%) Publishing
6 2 (1.16%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.58%) Advertising
7 1 (0.58%) Games
7 1 (0.58%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.58%) Local Government
7 1 (0.58%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 58 (33.53%) Analyst
2 42 (24.28%) Support Engineer
3 30 (17.34%) 2nd Line Support
4 29 (16.76%) Service Analyst
4 29 (16.76%) Service Desk Analyst
5 26 (15.03%) Desktop Support
6 22 (12.72%) Support Analyst
7 19 (10.98%) Desktop Engineer
7 19 (10.98%) IT Support
8 16 (9.25%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 14 (8.09%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 13 (7.51%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
10 13 (7.51%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 13 (7.51%) 3rd Line Support
10 13 (7.51%) Windows Engineer
11 12 (6.94%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 11 (6.36%) 1st/2nd Line Support
12 11 (6.36%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 11 (6.36%) IT Engineer
13 10 (5.78%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.62%) .NET
2 6 (3.47%) HTML
3 5 (2.89%) ASP.NET Web API
3 5 (2.89%) CSS
3 5 (2.89%) WPF
4 4 (2.31%) XSLT
5 2 (1.16%) HTML5
6 1 (0.58%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.58%) Android SDK
6 1 (0.58%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.58%) Entity Framework
6 1 (0.58%) Hibernate
6 1 (0.58%) iOS SDK
6 1 (0.58%) JSF
6 1 (0.58%) PrimeFaces
6 1 (0.58%) Silverlight
6 1 (0.58%) Software Packaging
6 1 (0.58%) Spring
6 1 (0.58%) WCF
6 1 (0.58%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 30 (17.34%) Blackberry
2 15 (8.67%) Smartphone
3 13 (7.51%) iPhone
4 12 (6.94%) Client/Server
4 12 (6.94%) Management Information System
5 8 (4.62%) iPad
6 7 (4.05%) Video Conferencing
7 6 (3.47%) Fat Client
7 6 (3.47%) Thin Client
8 5 (2.89%) User Experience
9 4 (2.31%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (2.31%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (2.31%) PKI
10 3 (1.73%) Clustering
10 3 (1.73%) NHS
10 3 (1.73%) Robotics
11 2 (1.16%) BYOD
11 2 (1.16%) Driving Licence
11 2 (1.16%) Reinsurance
12 1 (0.58%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 173 (100.00%) Windows
2 117 (67.63%) Windows 7
3 56 (32.37%) Windows 10
4 41 (23.70%) Windows Server
5 33 (19.08%) Windows Server 2008
6 30 (17.34%) Windows Server 2012
7 19 (10.98%) Android
7 19 (10.98%) Windows XP
8 17 (9.83%) Apple iOS
9 13 (7.51%) Linux
9 13 (7.51%) Windows Server 2003
10 9 (5.20%) Mac OS
11 6 (3.47%) Windows 2000
12 4 (2.31%) Mac OS X
12 4 (2.31%) Ubuntu
12 4 (2.31%) Windows Mobile
13 3 (1.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (1.73%) Windows Phone
14 2 (1.16%) Windows Vista
15 1 (0.58%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (18.50%) ITIL
2 15 (8.67%) Time Management
3 13 (7.51%) Software Deployment
4 11 (6.36%) CRM
5 8 (4.62%) Change Management
5 8 (4.62%) Configuration Management
5 8 (4.62%) Identity Management
6 7 (4.05%) Incident Management
6 7 (4.05%) Validation
7 6 (3.47%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (3.47%) Migration
7 6 (3.47%) Mobile Device Management
7 6 (3.47%) Multi-Factor Authentication
7 6 (3.47%) Problem Management
7 6 (3.47%) Project Management
7 6 (3.47%) Service Delivery
7 6 (3.47%) Service Management
8 5 (2.89%) MVC
9 4 (2.31%) Network Management
9 4 (2.31%) OO
Programming Languages
1 13 (7.51%) PowerShell
2 11 (6.36%) SQL
3 8 (4.62%) C#
4 6 (3.47%) XAML
5 3 (1.73%) C
5 3 (1.73%) Java
5 3 (1.73%) VB.NET
6 2 (1.16%) Delphi
6 2 (1.16%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.16%) Pascal
6 2 (1.16%) VBA
6 2 (1.16%) VBScript
7 1 (0.58%) C++
7 1 (0.58%) ECMAScript
7 1 (0.58%) PHP
7 1 (0.58%) TypeScript
7 1 (0.58%) VB
Qualifications
1 21 (12.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (9.83%) MCP
3 13 (7.51%) MCSE
4 8 (4.62%) MCSA
5 7 (4.05%) ACDT
5 7 (4.05%) ACHDS
5 7 (4.05%) ACTC
5 7 (4.05%) MCDST
5 7 (4.05%) MCSM
5 7 (4.05%) Network+ Certification
6 6 (3.47%) MCITP
7 5 (2.89%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (2.89%) Security Cleared
8 4 (2.31%) SC Cleared
9 3 (1.73%) CCNP
9 3 (1.73%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (1.73%) Degree
10 2 (1.16%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.58%) CTC Cleared
11 1 (0.58%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.78%) SLA
2 1 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 118 (68.21%) Active Directory
2 22 (12.72%) Hyper-V
2 22 (12.72%) XenApp
3 15 (8.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (4.62%) Virtual Servers
5 5 (2.89%) XenDesktop
6 4 (2.31%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (1.73%) Terminal Services
8 2 (1.16%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (1.16%) vSphere
8 2 (1.16%) XenServer
9 1 (0.58%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 40 (23.12%) SCCM
2 6 (3.47%) DameWare
3 5 (2.89%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (2.31%) SCOM
4 4 (2.31%) SCVMM
4 4 (2.31%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 3 (1.73%) AirWatch
5 3 (1.73%) NetBackup
5 3 (1.73%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 3 (1.73%) WSUS
6 2 (1.16%) Backup Exec
6 2 (1.16%) Failover Clustering
6 2 (1.16%) SCOrch
6 2 (1.16%) SCSM
7 1 (0.58%) Casper Suite
7 1 (0.58%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.58%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.58%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 76 (43.93%) Microsoft
2 51 (29.48%) Citrix
3 29 (16.76%) VMware
4 23 (13.29%) Apple
5 19 (10.98%) HP
6 18 (10.40%) Cisco
7 12 (6.94%) Canon
8 11 (6.36%) Lotus
8 11 (6.36%) Symantec
9 10 (5.78%) Dell
9 10 (5.78%) Mitel
9 10 (5.78%) Remedy
10 9 (5.20%) LANDesk
11 8 (4.62%) iManage
12 6 (3.47%) Wyse
13 4 (2.31%) Avaya
13 4 (2.31%) Xamarin
14 3 (1.73%) Blue Prism
14 3 (1.73%) Dell Compellent
14 3 (1.73%) Juniper
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