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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 336 281 279
Rank change year-on-year
-55 -2
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 84 149 143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.39% 0.66% 0.61%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.90% 3.16% 2.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 94 84
Median daily rate £150 £180 £218
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -17.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £115 £128
10% offered a daily rate of more than £439 £425 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £155 £165 £200
% change year-on-year
-6.06% -17.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 28 12
Median hourly rate £16.50 £11.50 £15.86
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.47% -27.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.29 £9.00 £11.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.35 £18.25 £22.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.50 £14.25
% change year-on-year
-7.57% +15.78%
Windows 8
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 London region.

Operating Systems Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
4415 4716 5401
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 20.56% 20.99% 23.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3066 3191 3814
Median daily rate £440 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £191 £186 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 162 217
Median hourly rate £18.70 £17.33 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.93% +8.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.00 £11.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

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 10 December 2016.

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 10 December 2016.

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 10 December 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
City of London -23 9 £450 +127.84% 3
Uxbridge +6 3 £118 -
Brentford - 3 £160 -
Hounslow 0 1 - -
Twickenham - 1 £120 -
Harrow - 1 - -
Windows 8
England

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 London region with a requirement for Windows 8.

1 211 (100.00%) Windows
2 147 (69.67%) Active Directory
3 141 (66.82%) Windows 7
4 113 (53.55%) MS Office
5 111 (52.61%) Microsoft
6 74 (35.07%) Windows 10
7 70 (33.18%) MS Excel
8 62 (29.38%) Citrix
9 54 (25.59%) Windows Server
10 48 (22.75%) SCCM
11 46 (21.80%) ITIL
12 40 (18.96%) Windows Server 2008
13 38 (18.01%) Office 365
13 38 (18.01%) MS Exchange
14 37 (17.54%) Windows Server 2012
15 36 (17.06%) Blackberry
15 36 (17.06%) Apple
16 35 (16.59%) Android
17 31 (14.69%) VMware
18 28 (13.27%) Internet
18 28 (13.27%) Windows XP
19 26 (12.32%) XenApp
20 25 (11.85%) Apple iOS
21 23 (10.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
22 22 (10.43%) LAN
22 22 (10.43%) Skype for Business
22 22 (10.43%) Hyper-V
23 21 (9.95%) PowerShell
23 21 (9.95%) Exchange Server 2010
23 21 (9.95%) DHCP

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 38 (18.01%) MS Exchange
2 23 (10.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 22 (10.43%) Skype for Business
4 21 (9.95%) Exchange Server 2010
5 14 (6.64%) IBM Notes
6 12 (5.69%) SharePoint
7 11 (5.21%) Exchange Server 2013
8 10 (4.74%) Exchange Server 2007
9 6 (2.84%) IIS
10 5 (2.37%) SharePoint 2010
10 5 (2.37%) Tomcat
11 4 (1.90%) Apache
12 3 (1.42%) Documentum
13 2 (0.95%) SharePoint 2013
14 1 (0.47%) CloudStack
Applications
1 113 (53.55%) MS Office
2 70 (33.18%) MS Excel
3 4 (1.90%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 38 (18.01%) Office 365
2 15 (7.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.42%) G Suite
4 2 (0.95%) IaaS
4 2 (0.95%) PaaS
4 2 (0.95%) SaaS
5 1 (0.47%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (13.27%) Internet
2 22 (10.43%) LAN
3 21 (9.95%) DHCP
3 21 (9.95%) TCP/IP
4 19 (9.00%) DNS
5 16 (7.58%) Firewall
6 13 (6.16%) Skype
6 13 (6.16%) VPN
7 11 (5.21%) Wireless
8 10 (4.74%) Remote Desktop
8 10 (4.74%) SSL
8 10 (4.74%) WAN
9 9 (4.27%) Ethernet
9 9 (4.27%) Wi-Fi
10 7 (3.32%) Intranet
10 7 (3.32%) SAN
11 6 (2.84%) IPsec
12 5 (2.37%) NAS
13 4 (1.90%) iSCSI
14 3 (1.42%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (7.11%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.84%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (2.84%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (2.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (1.42%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (1.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (1.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (0.95%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (0.95%) Sybase ASE
6 1 (0.47%) MySQL
6 1 (0.47%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.47%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 4 (1.90%) Axure RP
2 1 (0.47%) JIRA
2 1 (0.47%) MSI
2 1 (0.47%) MSTest
2 1 (0.47%) NUnit
2 1 (0.47%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 17 (8.06%) Finance
2 13 (6.16%) Retail
3 11 (5.21%) Legal
4 10 (4.74%) Law
5 9 (4.27%) Publishing
6 7 (3.32%) Banking
7 6 (2.84%) Back Office
8 3 (1.42%) Billing
9 2 (0.95%) Japanese Language
10 1 (0.47%) Advertising
10 1 (0.47%) Electronics
10 1 (0.47%) Games
10 1 (0.47%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.47%) Marketing
10 1 (0.47%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 70 (33.18%) Analyst
2 43 (20.38%) Support Engineer
3 38 (18.01%) 2nd Line Support
4 34 (16.11%) Support Analyst
5 33 (15.64%) Service Analyst
5 33 (15.64%) Service Desk Analyst
6 32 (15.17%) Desktop Support
7 29 (13.74%) IT Support
8 22 (10.43%) Desktop Engineer
9 19 (9.00%) Windows Engineer
10 18 (8.53%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 17 (8.06%) Help Desk Support
12 15 (7.11%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
13 14 (6.64%) Architect
13 14 (6.64%) IT Analyst
14 13 (6.16%) 2nd Line Engineer
14 13 (6.16%) 3rd Line Engineer
14 13 (6.16%) Help Desk Analyst
15 12 (5.69%) 1st Line Support
15 12 (5.69%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (6.16%) HTML
2 12 (5.69%) CSS
3 9 (4.27%) HTML5
4 8 (3.79%) .NET
4 8 (3.79%) WinForms
5 5 (2.37%) ASP.NET Web API
5 5 (2.37%) WPF
6 4 (1.90%) XSLT
7 1 (0.47%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.47%) Android SDK
7 1 (0.47%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.47%) EDI
7 1 (0.47%) Entity Framework
7 1 (0.47%) Hibernate
7 1 (0.47%) iOS SDK
7 1 (0.47%) JSF
7 1 (0.47%) PrimeFaces
7 1 (0.47%) Silverlight
7 1 (0.47%) Spring
7 1 (0.47%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 36 (17.06%) Blackberry
2 16 (7.58%) Smartphone
3 14 (6.64%) iPhone
4 13 (6.16%) Management Information System
5 12 (5.69%) Client/Server
6 11 (5.21%) iPad
7 10 (4.74%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (3.79%) Enterprise Software
8 8 (3.79%) PKI
9 6 (2.84%) Fat Client
9 6 (2.84%) Thin Client
10 5 (2.37%) Video Conferencing
11 4 (1.90%) Cloud Native
11 4 (1.90%) Computer Science
12 3 (1.42%) BYOD
12 3 (1.42%) CMDB
12 3 (1.42%) Robotics
13 2 (0.95%) Driving Licence
13 2 (0.95%) NHS
13 2 (0.95%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 211 (100.00%) Windows
2 141 (66.82%) Windows 7
3 74 (35.07%) Windows 10
4 54 (25.59%) Windows Server
5 40 (18.96%) Windows Server 2008
6 37 (17.54%) Windows Server 2012
7 35 (16.59%) Android
8 28 (13.27%) Windows XP
9 25 (11.85%) Apple iOS
10 19 (9.00%) Linux
11 15 (7.11%) Windows Server 2003
12 14 (6.64%) Mac OS
12 14 (6.64%) Mac OS X
13 8 (3.79%) Ubuntu
14 6 (2.84%) Windows 2000
14 6 (2.84%) Windows Vista
15 4 (1.90%) Windows Mobile
16 3 (1.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 2 (0.95%) Windows Phone
18 1 (0.47%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (21.80%) ITIL
2 15 (7.11%) Identity Management
2 15 (7.11%) Time Management
3 14 (6.64%) Migration
4 13 (6.16%) Software Deployment
5 12 (5.69%) CRM
5 12 (5.69%) Incident Management
6 11 (5.21%) Service Management
7 10 (4.74%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (4.74%) Change Management
7 10 (4.74%) Patch Management
8 9 (4.27%) Configuration Management
8 9 (4.27%) Problem Management
9 8 (3.79%) Multi-Factor Authentication
9 8 (3.79%) Project Management
9 8 (3.79%) Protective Monitoring
9 8 (3.79%) Regression Testing
9 8 (3.79%) Security Architecture
9 8 (3.79%) Service Delivery
9 8 (3.79%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 21 (9.95%) PowerShell
2 13 (6.16%) XAML
3 9 (4.27%) JavaScript
3 9 (4.27%) SQL
4 8 (3.79%) C#
4 8 (3.79%) ECMAScript
4 8 (3.79%) TypeScript
5 5 (2.37%) Bash Shell
5 5 (2.37%) Python
6 4 (1.90%) C
6 4 (1.90%) Java
6 4 (1.90%) VB
6 4 (1.90%) VBScript
7 3 (1.42%) VB.NET
8 2 (0.95%) Delphi
8 2 (0.95%) Pascal
8 2 (0.95%) VBA
9 1 (0.47%) C++
9 1 (0.47%) PHP
Qualifications
1 21 (9.95%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (7.58%) MCP
3 13 (6.16%) MCSE
3 13 (6.16%) Security Cleared
4 11 (5.21%) SC Cleared
5 10 (4.74%) Degree
5 10 (4.74%) MCSA
6 8 (3.79%) ITIL Certification
7 7 (3.32%) ACDT
7 7 (3.32%) ACHDS
7 7 (3.32%) ACTC
7 7 (3.32%) MCDST
7 7 (3.32%) MCSM
7 7 (3.32%) Network+ Certification
8 5 (2.37%) MCITP
9 4 (1.90%) DBS Check
9 4 (1.90%) MCTS
10 3 (1.42%) CCA
10 3 (1.42%) CCNP
10 3 (1.42%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (7.11%) SLA
2 1 (0.47%) Government Security Classifications
2 1 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 147 (69.67%) Active Directory
2 26 (12.32%) XenApp
3 22 (10.43%) Hyper-V
4 19 (9.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 11 (5.21%) XenDesktop
6 8 (3.79%) Virtual Servers
7 6 (2.84%) BitLocker
8 5 (2.37%) Virtual Machines
8 5 (2.37%) Xen
9 3 (1.42%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.47%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.47%) Samba
10 1 (0.47%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.47%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 48 (22.75%) SCCM
2 9 (4.27%) SCOM
2 9 (4.27%) WSUS
3 6 (2.84%) DameWare
4 5 (2.37%) SCVMM
4 5 (2.37%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 4 (1.90%) Casper Suite
6 3 (1.42%) AirWatch
6 3 (1.42%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (0.95%) SCSM
8 1 (0.47%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (0.47%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (0.47%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.47%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 1 (0.47%) SCOrch
8 1 (0.47%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 111 (52.61%) Microsoft
2 62 (29.38%) Citrix
3 36 (17.06%) Apple
4 31 (14.69%) VMware
5 21 (9.95%) HP
6 17 (8.06%) Dell
7 15 (7.11%) Cisco
8 14 (6.64%) Lotus
8 14 (6.64%) Symantec
9 11 (5.21%) Mitel
10 10 (4.74%) Canon
11 9 (4.27%) iManage
12 7 (3.32%) LANDesk
13 6 (2.84%) Google
14 5 (2.37%) Remedy
14 5 (2.37%) Wyse
15 4 (1.90%) Dell Compellent
15 4 (1.90%) MobileIron
15 4 (1.90%) NetApp
15 4 (1.90%) Xamarin
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