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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows 8 over the 3 months to 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 286 318 413
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +95
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 133 110 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.55% 0.44% 0.046%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.41% 1.89% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 67 4
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£175 £325 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-46.15% -16.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £127 £225 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £411 £425 £467
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £325 £280
% change year-on-year
-11.53% +16.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 9 1
Average hourly rate £15.50 £13.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% -23.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £23.00 -
% change year-on-year
-39.13% -
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
5519 5806 5533
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 22.92% 23.17% 21.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 3680 3827 3404
Average daily rate £400 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £526
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 249 253 329
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.02 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.86% -5.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £12.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £27.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.15 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.19% -8.82%

Windows 8
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows 8 across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 17 September 2014.

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 17 September 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 8 within the London region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +22 28 £272 -14.07% 19
Uxbridge - 3 £165 - 1
Wembley - 1 £150 -
Bromley - 1 £140 -
Hounslow - 1 £90 -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Sidcup - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Upminster - - - -
Croydon - - - -
Erith - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Beckenham - - - -
Bexley - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Wimbledon - - - - 1
Windows 8
England

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Windows 8 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows 8.

1 281 (100.00%) Windows
2 170 (60.50%) Windows 7
3 119 (42.35%) Active Directory
4 112 (39.86%) Microsoft
5 74 (26.33%) MS Office
6 65 (23.13%) MS Exchange
7 61 (21.71%) Windows XP
8 58 (20.64%) Windows Server 2008
9 54 (19.22%) SCCM
9 54 (19.22%) Citrix
10 44 (15.66%) VMware
11 40 (14.23%) Windows Server 2003
12 39 (13.88%) MS Excel
13 37 (13.17%) ITIL
14 36 (12.81%) Blackberry
15 35 (12.46%) C#
16 34 (12.10%) Exchange Server 2010
17 32 (11.39%) Windows Server 2012
18 29 (10.32%) PowerShell
19 27 (9.61%) Finance
20 26 (9.25%) LAN
21 25 (8.90%) Cisco
21 25 (8.90%) VMware Infrastructure
22 24 (8.54%) Microsoft Certification
22 24 (8.54%) Firewall
23 23 (8.19%) VPN
24 22 (7.83%) DNS
24 22 (7.83%) SQL
24 22 (7.83%) Dell
25 20 (7.12%) Office 365

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Windows 8 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows 8. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 65 (23.13%) MS Exchange
2 34 (12.10%) Exchange Server 2010
3 17 (6.05%) Exchange Server 2007
4 15 (5.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 15 (5.34%) Lync
5 12 (4.27%) SharePoint
6 10 (3.56%) IIS
7 9 (3.20%) IBM Notes
7 9 (3.20%) Exchange Server 2003
8 6 (2.14%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2000
9 2 (0.71%) Node.js
10 1 (0.36%) CMS
10 1 (0.36%) Apache
10 1 (0.36%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.36%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.36%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.36%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.36%) WorkSite
Applications
1 74 (26.33%) MS Office
2 39 (13.88%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.71%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.36%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.36%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.36%) ResourceLink
1 1 (0.36%) assyst
1 1 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 20 (7.12%) Office 365
2 5 (1.78%) Google Apps
3 2 (0.71%) IaaS
4 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.36%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (9.25%) LAN
2 24 (8.54%) Firewall
3 23 (8.19%) VPN
4 22 (7.83%) DNS
5 19 (6.76%) DHCP
6 18 (6.41%) TCP/IP
7 17 (6.05%) WAN
8 12 (4.27%) Internet
9 8 (2.85%) Wireless
10 7 (2.49%) Wi-Fi
10 7 (2.49%) SAN
11 5 (1.78%) 802.11
11 5 (1.78%) BIG-IP
12 4 (1.42%) VLAN
12 4 (1.42%) MPLS
12 4 (1.42%) DSL
12 4 (1.42%) VoIP
13 3 (1.07%) IP Telephony
13 3 (1.07%) H.323
13 3 (1.07%) PABX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (6.05%) SQL Server
2 14 (4.98%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (2.49%) BusinessObjects
3 7 (2.49%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (2.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (2.14%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.36%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.36%) Data Mart
5 1 (0.36%) MySQL
5 1 (0.36%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.36%) DataStage
5 1 (0.36%) QualityStage
5 1 (0.36%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.36%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.36%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 14 (4.98%) MSI
2 12 (4.27%) InstallShield
3 1 (0.36%) AdminStudio
3 1 (0.36%) Wise Package Studio
3 1 (0.36%) WinDbg
3 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Blend
3 1 (0.36%) JIRA
General
1 27 (9.61%) Finance
2 16 (5.69%) Banking
3 11 (3.91%) Investment Banking
4 7 (2.49%) Telecoms
4 7 (2.49%) Advertising
5 6 (2.14%) Legal
6 4 (1.42%) Law
7 3 (1.07%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.07%) Publishing
7 3 (1.07%) French Language
8 2 (0.71%) Games
9 1 (0.36%) Back Office
9 1 (0.36%) Retail
9 1 (0.36%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.36%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 54 (19.22%) Analyst
2 38 (13.52%) Support Engineer
3 25 (8.90%) Desktop Support
3 25 (8.90%) Developer
4 24 (8.54%) Support Analyst
5 21 (7.47%) 3rd Line Support
5 21 (7.47%) SCCM Engineer
6 18 (6.41%) Service Analyst
6 18 (6.41%) 2nd Line Support
6 18 (6.41%) Service Desk Analyst
7 16 (5.69%) Desktop Engineer
8 13 (4.63%) Trainer
9 12 (4.27%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 12 (4.27%) Consultant
10 11 (3.91%) 1st Line Support
10 11 (3.91%) IT Support
11 10 (3.56%) Desktop Support Analyst
11 10 (3.56%) Desktop Analyst
12 9 (3.20%) Windows Mobile Developer
12 9 (3.20%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (2.85%) WPF
2 7 (2.49%) Silverlight
3 6 (2.14%) .NET
4 5 (1.78%) REST
5 4 (1.42%) XNA
5 4 (1.42%) HTML5
5 4 (1.42%) HTML
5 4 (1.42%) CSS
5 4 (1.42%) XML
6 3 (1.07%) Application Packaging
7 1 (0.36%) Web Services
7 1 (0.36%) ODBC
7 1 (0.36%) Flash
7 1 (0.36%) MEAP
7 1 (0.36%) WinRT
7 1 (0.36%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 36 (12.81%) Blackberry
2 13 (4.63%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (2.85%) Fat Client
3 8 (2.85%) Thin Client
4 6 (2.14%) Open Source
4 6 (2.14%) Mobile App
5 5 (1.78%) Xbox
5 5 (1.78%) iPhone
6 4 (1.42%) Smartphone
6 4 (1.42%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.42%) Kinect
6 4 (1.42%) VUI
6 4 (1.42%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.07%) Replication
7 3 (1.07%) FMCG
8 2 (0.71%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (0.71%) iPad
8 2 (0.71%) HP StorageWorks
8 2 (0.71%) E-Learning
8 2 (0.71%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 281 (100.00%) Windows
2 170 (60.50%) Windows 7
3 61 (21.71%) Windows XP
4 58 (20.64%) Windows Server 2008
5 40 (14.23%) Windows Server 2003
6 32 (11.39%) Windows Server 2012
7 19 (6.76%) Mac OS X
8 16 (5.69%) Windows Phone
9 14 (4.98%) Windows Mobile
10 13 (4.63%) Windows Vista
11 12 (4.27%) Android
12 10 (3.56%) Apple iOS
13 8 (2.85%) Mac OS
13 8 (2.85%) Linux
14 6 (2.14%) Windows 2000
15 3 (1.07%) Windows 2000 Server
16 2 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 2 (0.71%) Windows Phone 8
16 2 (0.71%) AIX
17 1 (0.36%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (13.17%) ITIL
2 15 (5.34%) Migration
3 12 (4.27%) Problem Management
4 9 (3.20%) Capacity Planning
5 8 (2.85%) Incident Management
5 8 (2.85%) Document Management
5 8 (2.85%) Test Scripting
5 8 (2.85%) Time Management
5 8 (2.85%) Line Management
5 8 (2.85%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (2.85%) Asset Management
5 8 (2.85%) Service Management
6 7 (2.49%) DNA
6 7 (2.49%) MVVM
7 6 (2.14%) TDD
7 6 (2.14%) Regression Testing
7 6 (2.14%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (2.14%) Service Delivery
8 5 (1.78%) Change Management
9 4 (1.42%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 35 (12.46%) C#
2 29 (10.32%) PowerShell
3 22 (7.83%) SQL
4 10 (3.56%) VBScript
5 8 (2.85%) XAML
6 6 (2.14%) JavaScript
7 4 (1.42%) PHP
8 3 (1.07%) Perl
9 2 (0.71%) VB
10 1 (0.36%) C
10 1 (0.36%) Java
10 1 (0.36%) C++
10 1 (0.36%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 24 (8.54%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (6.41%) MCSE
3 10 (3.56%) Security Cleared
4 7 (2.49%) Network+ Certification
4 7 (2.49%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (2.49%) CCNA
4 7 (2.49%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 6 (2.14%) SC Cleared
6 4 (1.42%) Degree
6 4 (1.42%) MCITP
6 4 (1.42%) MCP
7 3 (1.07%) MCSA
7 3 (1.07%) A+ Certification
8 2 (0.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.36%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.36%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (0.36%) VCP5
9 1 (0.36%) CCIA
9 1 (0.36%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.85%) SLA
2 6 (2.14%) QA
System Software
1 119 (42.35%) Active Directory
2 25 (8.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (5.34%) Hyper-V
4 14 (4.98%) VMware ESX
5 8 (2.85%) XenApp
6 5 (1.78%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (1.42%) Xen
7 4 (1.42%) NLBS
7 4 (1.42%) XenDesktop
8 3 (1.07%) vSphere
9 2 (0.71%) Terminal Server
9 2 (0.71%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.36%) XenServer
10 1 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.36%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 54 (19.22%) SCCM
2 16 (5.69%) WSUS
3 7 (2.49%) DameWare
3 7 (2.49%) Backup Exec
3 7 (2.49%) AppDNA
4 2 (0.71%) SCOM
4 2 (0.71%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (0.36%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.36%) SCOrch
5 1 (0.36%) ServiceCenter
5 1 (0.36%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 112 (39.86%) Microsoft
2 54 (19.22%) Citrix
3 44 (15.66%) VMware
4 25 (8.90%) Cisco
5 22 (7.83%) Dell
6 19 (6.76%) Apple
7 17 (6.05%) HP
8 12 (4.27%) Symantec
9 11 (3.91%) SAP
10 9 (3.20%) Lotus
11 8 (2.85%) CheckPoint
12 7 (2.49%) Business Objects
13 5 (1.78%) Avaya
13 5 (1.78%) Google
14 4 (1.42%) LANDesk
14 4 (1.42%) Wyse
15 3 (1.07%) Bloomberg
15 3 (1.07%) Mercator
15 3 (1.07%) IBM
16 2 (0.71%) Kaspersky
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