The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 8 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Peterborough region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows 8 over the 3 months to 25 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows 8
Cambridgeshire / Peterborough
Rank - 15 25
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 0 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough - 5.68% 3.60%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 15.63% 11.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £104
UK excluding London median daily rate £150 £180 £195
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £14.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.25 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-19.69% +13.79%

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

Operating Systems Category
Peterborough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
18 32 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 20.45% 36.36% 31.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 11 17
Median daily rate £300 £238 £125
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.31% +90.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £194 £174 £104
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £288 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 18
Median hourly rate £13.50 £10.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -25.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £17.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year
-10.29% +7.93%

Windows 8
Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Peterborough 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 Peterborough

Windows 8
Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

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

Windows 8 Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

Windows 8
Hourly Rate Trend in Peterborough

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

Windows 8 Hourly Rate Trend in Peterborough

Windows 8
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

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

1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough 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:

General
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Desktop Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Desktop Support
1 1 (100.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) VMware