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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 19 23 23
Rank change year-on-year
+4 0
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 0.99% 0.93% 0.85%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.23% 2.86% 2.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £90 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £205 £188 £238
% change year-on-year
+9.33% -21.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £14.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £16.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
Windows 8
Cambridgeshire

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
31 35 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 30.69% 32.71% 33.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 6 13
Median daily rate £174 £393 £150
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-55.66% +161.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £99 £254 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £305
% change year-on-year
- +14.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 18 19
Median hourly rate £10.00 £23.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.52% +91.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

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 13 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 Peterborough region with a requirement for Windows 8.

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows XP
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Office 365
3 1 (33.33%) Driving Licence
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Apple
3 1 (33.33%) Dell
3 1 (33.33%) MS Office

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:

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Office 365
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Service Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Desktop Support
2 1 (33.33%) Desktop Support Technician
2 1 (33.33%) Desktop Technician
2 1 (33.33%) Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows XP
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) Apple
2 1 (33.33%) Dell