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 25 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 322 288 265
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -23
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 101 149 163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.47% 0.64% 0.70%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.17% 2.96% 3.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 72 97
Median daily rate £178 £190 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.57% -39.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £132 £146
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £449 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £185 £189 £225
% change year-on-year
-1.85% -16.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 24 15
Median hourly rate £17.89 £17.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.20% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £11.65 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £20.00 £24.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £16.20 £13.47
% change year-on-year
-13.58% +20.28%
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
4656 5026 5311
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 21.80% 21.51% 22.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 3317 3359 3581
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £190 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £570 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £348 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.31% +13.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 189 246
Median hourly rate £16.25 £18.71 £16.78
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.14% +11.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £47.83 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £16.20 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +8.00%

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 25 June 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 25 June 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 25 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
City of London +8 13 £313 +20.19% 9
Croydon -12 2 - - 1
Brentford - 2 £143 - 1
Feltham - 1 - -
Ilford - 1 - -
Southall - 1 £200 -
Westminster - 1 £220 -
Chiswick - 1 - -
Windows 8
England

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 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 London region with a requirement for Windows 8.

1 240 (100.00%) Windows
2 188 (78.33%) Windows 7
3 155 (64.58%) Active Directory
4 127 (52.92%) MS Office
5 120 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 75 (31.25%) MS Excel
7 67 (27.92%) ITIL
8 61 (25.42%) Windows Server 2008
9 60 (25.00%) Citrix
10 59 (24.58%) Windows Server
11 58 (24.17%) Windows 10
12 46 (19.17%) SCCM
13 44 (18.33%) VMware
14 41 (17.08%) Office 365
15 40 (16.67%) Firewall
15 40 (16.67%) Cisco
16 39 (16.25%) Windows Server 2012
17 38 (15.83%) MS Exchange
18 31 (12.92%) Security Cleared
19 29 (12.08%) VMware Infrastructure
20 27 (11.25%) Microsoft Certification
20 27 (11.25%) Windows XP
20 27 (11.25%) Linux
21 25 (10.42%) XenApp
22 24 (10.00%) PowerShell
22 24 (10.00%) TCP/IP
22 24 (10.00%) Mac OS X
23 23 (9.58%) Finance
24 22 (9.17%) Android
25 21 (8.75%) SC Cleared

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 (15.83%) MS Exchange
2 21 (8.75%) Exchange Server 2010
3 20 (8.33%) Skype for Business
4 14 (5.83%) Exchange Server 2013
4 14 (5.83%) IBM Notes
5 13 (5.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 6 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2003
6 6 (2.50%) IIS
6 6 (2.50%) SharePoint
7 5 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (1.67%) Apache
8 4 (1.67%) Tomcat
9 3 (1.25%) Zimbra
10 1 (0.42%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.42%) WordPress
Applications
1 127 (52.92%) MS Office
2 75 (31.25%) MS Excel
3 14 (5.83%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.83%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (0.83%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.42%) CINEMA 4D
Business Applications
1 1 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.42%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 41 (17.08%) Office 365
2 10 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (2.50%) Google Apps
4 4 (1.67%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (1.25%) Mimecast
6 2 (0.83%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.42%) IBM PureFlex
7 1 (0.42%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 40 (16.67%) Firewall
2 24 (10.00%) TCP/IP
3 19 (7.92%) DHCP
3 19 (7.92%) VPN
4 17 (7.08%) DNS
5 13 (5.42%) Intrusion Detection
5 13 (5.42%) SAN
6 12 (5.00%) LAN
7 11 (4.58%) Network Security
8 9 (3.75%) Internet
8 9 (3.75%) SSL
8 9 (3.75%) VoIP
8 9 (3.75%) WAN
9 7 (2.92%) Intranet
9 7 (2.92%) NAS
9 7 (2.92%) Remote Desktop
9 7 (2.92%) Wireless
10 6 (2.50%) IPsec
11 5 (2.08%) NetScaler
11 5 (2.08%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (3.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.67%) RDBMS
2 4 (1.67%) Relational Database
3 3 (1.25%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (1.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (1.25%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.42%) FileMaker
Development Applications
1 3 (1.25%) MSI
2 1 (0.42%) InstallShield
2 1 (0.42%) JIRA
General
1 23 (9.58%) Finance
2 15 (6.25%) Legal
3 12 (5.00%) Law
4 9 (3.75%) Banking
4 9 (3.75%) Retail
5 6 (2.50%) Back Office
6 5 (2.08%) Front Office
6 5 (2.08%) Games
7 3 (1.25%) Advertising
7 3 (1.25%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.25%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.83%) Marketing
9 1 (0.42%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.42%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 78 (32.50%) Analyst
2 43 (17.92%) 2nd Line Support
3 37 (15.42%) IT Support
3 37 (15.42%) Support Analyst
4 36 (15.00%) Support Engineer
5 35 (14.58%) Desktop Support
6 31 (12.92%) Service Analyst
7 30 (12.50%) Service Desk Analyst
8 29 (12.08%) Windows Engineer
9 22 (9.17%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
10 20 (8.33%) IT Analyst
11 17 (7.08%) Desktop Engineer
12 15 (6.25%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
12 15 (6.25%) Desktop Support Engineer
12 15 (6.25%) Support Manager
13 14 (5.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 14 (5.83%) Windows Support Analyst
14 13 (5.42%) IT Support Analyst
15 11 (4.58%) 1st Line Support
15 11 (4.58%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.25%) jQuery
2 2 (0.83%) Silverlight
3 1 (0.42%) CSS
3 1 (0.42%) CSS3
3 1 (0.42%) HTML
3 1 (0.42%) HTML5
3 1 (0.42%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 1 (0.42%) Unreal Engine
3 1 (0.42%) WPF
3 1 (0.42%) XML
3 1 (0.42%) XNA
3 1 (0.42%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 21 (8.75%) Blackberry
2 16 (6.67%) Smartphone
3 11 (4.58%) Client/Server
4 10 (4.17%) iPad
5 8 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (3.33%) PKI
6 7 (2.92%) Fat Client
6 7 (2.92%) iPhone
6 7 (2.92%) Thin Client
7 6 (2.50%) Management Information System
8 5 (2.08%) Video Conferencing
9 4 (1.67%) Animation
9 4 (1.67%) CESG
9 4 (1.67%) Computer Science
9 4 (1.67%) EMC VMAX
9 4 (1.67%) EMC VNX
9 4 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (1.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 4 (1.67%) N-Tier
10 3 (1.25%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 240 (100.00%) Windows
2 188 (78.33%) Windows 7
3 61 (25.42%) Windows Server 2008
4 59 (24.58%) Windows Server
5 58 (24.17%) Windows 10
6 39 (16.25%) Windows Server 2012
7 27 (11.25%) Linux
7 27 (11.25%) Windows XP
8 24 (10.00%) Mac OS X
9 22 (9.17%) Android
10 19 (7.92%) Windows Server 2003
11 14 (5.83%) Apple iOS
12 12 (5.00%) Mac OS
13 7 (2.92%) Ubuntu
14 5 (2.08%) Windows 2000
14 5 (2.08%) Windows Vista
15 4 (1.67%) Unix
16 3 (1.25%) CentOS
16 3 (1.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 2 (0.83%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (27.92%) ITIL
2 20 (8.33%) Service Delivery
3 17 (7.08%) Service Management
4 15 (6.25%) Problem Management
5 13 (5.42%) Network Monitoring
6 12 (5.00%) Asset Management
7 10 (4.17%) CRM
8 9 (3.75%) Migration
9 8 (3.33%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (3.33%) Kalman Filter
9 8 (3.33%) Performance Management
9 8 (3.33%) Project Management
9 8 (3.33%) Workflow
10 7 (2.92%) Capacity Planning
10 7 (2.92%) Incident Management
10 7 (2.92%) Multi-Factor Authentication
11 6 (2.50%) ITIL V3
11 6 (2.50%) PRINCE2
12 5 (2.08%) Data Management
12 5 (2.08%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 24 (10.00%) PowerShell
2 7 (2.92%) SQL
2 7 (2.92%) VBScript
3 4 (1.67%) JavaScript
4 3 (1.25%) Bash Shell
4 3 (1.25%) C
4 3 (1.25%) Python
4 3 (1.25%) VB
5 1 (0.42%) C#
5 1 (0.42%) C++
5 1 (0.42%) PHP
5 1 (0.42%) XAML
Qualifications
1 31 (12.92%) Security Cleared
2 27 (11.25%) Microsoft Certification
3 21 (8.75%) SC Cleared
4 17 (7.08%) Degree
4 17 (7.08%) MCSE
5 10 (4.17%) MCTS
6 8 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (3.33%) CTC Cleared
7 6 (2.50%) Citrix Certification
7 6 (2.50%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (2.50%) MCITP
7 6 (2.50%) MCP
8 5 (2.08%) CCA
8 5 (2.08%) CCNA
9 4 (1.67%) CCNP
10 3 (1.25%) A+ Certification
10 3 (1.25%) DBS Check
11 2 (0.83%) ACMT
11 2 (0.83%) DV Cleared
11 2 (0.83%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (7.50%) SLA
2 6 (2.50%) QA
3 2 (0.83%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.42%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 155 (64.58%) Active Directory
2 29 (12.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (10.42%) XenApp
4 15 (6.25%) BitLocker
5 13 (5.42%) Hyper-V
6 12 (5.00%) XenDesktop
7 5 (2.08%) Virtual Machines
8 4 (1.67%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (1.67%) Terminal Server
8 4 (1.67%) VMware ESX
8 4 (1.67%) vSphere
9 3 (1.25%) NFS
9 3 (1.25%) vCloud
9 3 (1.25%) Xen
10 2 (0.83%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.42%) SRDF
11 1 (0.42%) Virtual Desktop
11 1 (0.42%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.42%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 46 (19.17%) SCCM
2 13 (5.42%) SCOM
3 8 (3.33%) WSUS
4 7 (2.92%) Casper Suite
5 5 (2.08%) SCVMM
5 5 (2.08%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 4 (1.67%) EMC VPLEX
6 4 (1.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 2 (0.83%) Failover Clustering
7 2 (0.83%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.42%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.42%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.42%) BladeLogic
8 1 (0.42%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 1 (0.42%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.42%) SCDPM
8 1 (0.42%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 120 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 60 (25.00%) Citrix
3 44 (18.33%) VMware
4 40 (16.67%) Cisco
5 20 (8.33%) CheckPoint
5 20 (8.33%) Juniper
6 18 (7.50%) HP
7 17 (7.08%) Dell
7 17 (7.08%) Intel Security
8 15 (6.25%) SolarWinds
9 14 (5.83%) Lotus
10 13 (5.42%) Apple
11 12 (5.00%) Symantec
12 8 (3.33%) Adobe
13 7 (2.92%) Google
14 6 (2.50%) iManage
15 5 (2.08%) Avaya
15 5 (2.08%) Dell Compellent
15 5 (2.08%) LANDesk
15 5 (2.08%) Veeam
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