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 26 February 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows 8
England / London
Rank 331 286 270
Rank change year-on-year
-45 -16
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 69 131 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.36% 0.61% 0.71%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.78% 3.07% 3.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 92 93
Median daily rate £160 £286 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-44.10% +43.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £101 £120 £111
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £474 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £150 £180 £200
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 15 14
Median hourly rate £18.50 £13.50 £16.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.03% -19.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.70 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.20 £20.20 £22.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.25 £16.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-19.69% +17.85%

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
3881 4270 4836
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 20.30% 19.91% 22.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 2752 2942 3331
Median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £213 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £353 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.54% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 139 149
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £17.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -4.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.78 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.83 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-10.29% +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 26 February 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 26 February 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 26 February 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 -4 9 £110 -60.00% 7
Hounslow - 5 - -
Wimbledon -5 1 - -
Chiswick - 1 £185 -
West End - 1 £170 -
Bromley - 1 - -
Romford - 1 £145 -
Hammersmith - 1 - -
Windows 8
England

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 February 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.

1 156 (100.00%) Windows
2 112 (71.79%) Active Directory
3 104 (66.67%) Windows 7
4 74 (47.44%) MS Office
5 72 (46.15%) Microsoft
6 57 (36.54%) Windows 10
7 43 (27.56%) Citrix
8 41 (26.28%) MS Excel
9 37 (23.72%) Windows Server
10 36 (23.08%) SCCM
11 35 (22.44%) Blackberry
11 35 (22.44%) Office 365
12 28 (17.95%) MS Exchange
13 27 (17.31%) Windows Server 2008
14 25 (16.03%) Microsoft Certification
14 25 (16.03%) VMware
15 24 (15.38%) Apple
15 24 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
16 22 (14.10%) ITIL
17 21 (13.46%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
18 19 (12.18%) Internet
18 19 (12.18%) LAN
18 19 (12.18%) Hyper-V
19 18 (11.54%) XenApp
19 18 (11.54%) MCP
20 17 (10.90%) MCSE
20 17 (10.90%) Skype for Business
21 16 (10.26%) HP
22 15 (9.62%) DHCP
22 15 (9.62%) TCP/IP

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 28 (17.95%) MS Exchange
2 21 (13.46%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 17 (10.90%) Skype for Business
4 15 (9.62%) Exchange Server 2010
5 11 (7.05%) SharePoint
6 10 (6.41%) Exchange Server 2013
7 9 (5.77%) IBM Notes
8 7 (4.49%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (1.92%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (1.28%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.64%) Documentum
11 1 (0.64%) Tomcat
Applications
1 74 (47.44%) MS Office
2 41 (26.28%) MS Excel
3 5 (3.21%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.64%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 35 (22.44%) Office 365
2 5 (3.21%) OneDrive
2 5 (3.21%) Yammer
3 4 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.28%) IaaS
4 2 (1.28%) PaaS
4 2 (1.28%) SaaS
5 1 (0.64%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (12.18%) Internet
1 19 (12.18%) LAN
2 15 (9.62%) DHCP
2 15 (9.62%) TCP/IP
3 14 (8.97%) DNS
4 12 (7.69%) Firewall
4 12 (7.69%) Wireless
5 11 (7.05%) Ethernet
6 10 (6.41%) Remote Desktop
7 9 (5.77%) Skype
7 9 (5.77%) Wi-Fi
8 8 (5.13%) VPN
9 7 (4.49%) SAN
9 7 (4.49%) WAN
10 5 (3.21%) Intranet
11 4 (2.56%) iSCSI
12 3 (1.92%) SMTP
13 2 (1.28%) FTP
13 2 (1.28%) IPsec
13 2 (1.28%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (6.41%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.28%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.28%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.64%) MySQL
4 1 (0.64%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.28%) Axure RP
2 1 (0.64%) MSTest
2 1 (0.64%) NUnit
2 1 (0.64%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 15 (9.62%) Finance
2 14 (8.97%) Law
3 11 (7.05%) Legal
3 11 (7.05%) Retail
4 6 (3.85%) Banking
5 5 (3.21%) Back Office
6 3 (1.92%) Local Government
6 3 (1.92%) Marketing
6 3 (1.92%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.28%) Electronics
7 2 (1.28%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.64%) Billing
8 1 (0.64%) Games
8 1 (0.64%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 45 (28.85%) Analyst
2 44 (28.21%) Support Engineer
3 30 (19.23%) 2nd Line Support
4 22 (14.10%) Desktop Support
4 22 (14.10%) Service Analyst
4 22 (14.10%) Service Desk Analyst
5 19 (12.18%) IT Support
6 18 (11.54%) Support Analyst
7 17 (10.90%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 17 (10.90%) Desktop Engineer
8 16 (10.26%) 1st/2nd Line Support
9 15 (9.62%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 14 (8.97%) 3rd Line Support
11 13 (8.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 13 (8.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
12 12 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
13 11 (7.05%) IT Engineer
14 10 (6.41%) IT Support Engineer
15 9 (5.77%) 1st Line Support
15 9 (5.77%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.56%) .NET
2 3 (1.92%) ASP.NET Web API
2 3 (1.92%) HTML
2 3 (1.92%) WPF
3 2 (1.28%) CSS
3 2 (1.28%) XSLT
4 1 (0.64%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.64%) Android SDK
4 1 (0.64%) AngularJS
4 1 (0.64%) Entity Framework
4 1 (0.64%) Hibernate
4 1 (0.64%) HTML5
4 1 (0.64%) iOS SDK
4 1 (0.64%) JSF
4 1 (0.64%) PrimeFaces
4 1 (0.64%) Silverlight
4 1 (0.64%) Software Packaging
4 1 (0.64%) Spring
4 1 (0.64%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 35 (22.44%) Blackberry
2 14 (8.97%) Client/Server
3 12 (7.69%) iPhone
3 12 (7.69%) Management Information System
3 12 (7.69%) Smartphone
4 8 (5.13%) iPad
4 8 (5.13%) Video Conferencing
5 7 (4.49%) User Experience
6 6 (3.85%) Fat Client
6 6 (3.85%) Thin Client
7 3 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (1.92%) Clustering
7 3 (1.92%) Driving Licence
8 2 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.28%) NHS
8 2 (1.28%) PKI
9 1 (0.64%) EMV
9 1 (0.64%) EPoS
9 1 (0.64%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.64%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 156 (100.00%) Windows
2 104 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 57 (36.54%) Windows 10
4 37 (23.72%) Windows Server
5 27 (17.31%) Windows Server 2008
6 24 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
7 15 (9.62%) Windows Server 2003
8 14 (8.97%) Android
8 14 (8.97%) Apple iOS
8 14 (8.97%) Windows XP
9 9 (5.77%) Linux
10 5 (3.21%) Mac OS
10 5 (3.21%) Windows 2000
11 3 (1.92%) Mac OS X
11 3 (1.92%) Windows Phone
12 2 (1.28%) Ubuntu
12 2 (1.28%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.64%) CentOS
13 1 (0.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.64%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (14.10%) ITIL
2 13 (8.33%) Time Management
3 9 (5.77%) Change Management
3 9 (5.77%) Software Deployment
4 8 (5.13%) CRM
4 8 (5.13%) Identity Management
4 8 (5.13%) Validation
5 7 (4.49%) Mobile Device Management
6 6 (3.85%) Problem Management
6 6 (3.85%) Service Management
7 5 (3.21%) Configuration Management
7 5 (3.21%) Incident Management
7 5 (3.21%) Network Management
7 5 (3.21%) Service Delivery
8 4 (2.56%) Migration
8 4 (2.56%) Multi-Factor Authentication
8 4 (2.56%) Project Management
8 4 (2.56%) Server Building
9 3 (1.92%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (1.92%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 8 (5.13%) PowerShell
2 7 (4.49%) SQL
3 4 (2.56%) C#
4 3 (1.92%) XAML
5 1 (0.64%) C
5 1 (0.64%) C++
5 1 (0.64%) Java
5 1 (0.64%) VB.NET
5 1 (0.64%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 25 (16.03%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (11.54%) MCP
3 17 (10.90%) MCSE
4 9 (5.77%) MCSA
5 8 (5.13%) ACDT
5 8 (5.13%) ACHDS
5 8 (5.13%) ACTC
5 8 (5.13%) MCDST
5 8 (5.13%) MCSM
5 8 (5.13%) Network+ Certification
6 6 (3.85%) MCITP
7 5 (3.21%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (2.56%) Security Cleared
9 3 (1.92%) CCNA
9 3 (1.92%) Degree
9 3 (1.92%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (1.92%) SC Cleared
10 2 (1.28%) CCNP
11 1 (0.64%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.64%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.41%) SLA
2 1 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 112 (71.79%) Active Directory
2 19 (12.18%) Hyper-V
3 18 (11.54%) XenApp
4 13 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (5.13%) Virtual Servers
6 5 (3.21%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (3.21%) XenDesktop
7 3 (1.92%) vSphere
8 2 (1.28%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (1.28%) XenServer
9 1 (0.64%) BitLocker
9 1 (0.64%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.64%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 36 (23.08%) SCCM
2 5 (3.21%) DameWare
2 5 (3.21%) Norton AntiVirus
2 5 (3.21%) SCOM
2 5 (3.21%) SCVMM
3 4 (2.56%) AirWatch
3 4 (2.56%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 4 (2.56%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 2 (1.28%) Backup Exec
4 2 (1.28%) Failover Clustering
4 2 (1.28%) NetBackup
4 2 (1.28%) SCOrch
4 2 (1.28%) WSUS
5 1 (0.64%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.64%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.64%) Jamf Pro
5 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 72 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 43 (27.56%) Citrix
3 25 (16.03%) VMware
4 24 (15.38%) Apple
5 16 (10.26%) HP
6 14 (8.97%) Cisco
7 12 (7.69%) LANDesk
7 12 (7.69%) Symantec
8 11 (7.05%) Dell
9 10 (6.41%) Remedy
10 9 (5.77%) Canon
10 9 (5.77%) Lotus
11 7 (4.49%) iManage
11 7 (4.49%) Mitel
12 6 (3.85%) Wyse
13 5 (3.21%) NetApp
14 4 (2.56%) Avaya
14 4 (2.56%) Dell Compellent
15 2 (1.28%) ServiceNow
15 2 (1.28%) Xamarin
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