The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 8 skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows 8 over the 3 months to 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 225 208 139
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -69
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 46 64 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.50% 0.67% 1.25%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.10% 2.67% 4.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 30 45
Median daily rate £325 £250 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £144 £115 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £425 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £180 £160 £223
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -28.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 17 16
Median hourly rate £14.25 £15.00 £15.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -2.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.45 £18.80 £21.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.14%
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 South East region.

Operating Systems Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
2190 2401 2277
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 24.04% 25.14% 25.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1279 1245 1127
Median daily rate £388 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.89% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £211 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +10.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 162 231 224
Median hourly rate £19.00 £16.50 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.15% +4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%

Windows 8
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East 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 the South East

Windows 8
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Windows 8 Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Windows 8
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows 8 across the South East region over the 3 months to 29 May 2016.

Windows 8 Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Windows 8
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Windows 8 Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Windows 8
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 29 May 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
Oxfordshire +5 11 £325 +109.67% 2
Surrey -10 9 £313 +1.62% 4
Berkshire -16 9 £150 -42.85% 5
Hampshire +1 8 £475 +26.66% 12
West Sussex -20 7 £433 +44.16% 2
Buckinghamshire +11 1 £155 - 3
East Sussex +4 1 £413 -21.42% 3
Windows 8
England

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 South East region with a requirement for Windows 8.

1 107 (100.00%) Windows
2 73 (68.22%) Active Directory
3 72 (67.29%) Windows 7
4 51 (47.66%) MS Office
5 43 (40.19%) Microsoft
6 33 (30.84%) Windows Server 2008
7 32 (29.91%) Windows Server 2012
7 32 (29.91%) Windows XP
8 30 (28.04%) Windows Server
9 23 (21.50%) Windows 10
10 21 (19.63%) MS Exchange
11 20 (18.69%) Firewall
12 17 (15.89%) ITIL
13 16 (14.95%) TCP/IP
14 15 (14.02%) DNS
14 15 (14.02%) Exchange Server 2010
15 14 (13.08%) MS Excel
16 13 (12.15%) SCCM
17 12 (11.21%) Exchange Server 2013
17 12 (11.21%) DHCP
18 11 (10.28%) Migration
18 11 (10.28%) Linux
19 10 (9.35%) VMware
20 9 (8.41%) Windows Server 2003
20 9 (8.41%) Office 365
20 9 (8.41%) Driving Licence
20 9 (8.41%) Android
20 9 (8.41%) Incident Management
21 8 (7.48%) SSH
21 8 (7.48%) Hyper-V

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 21 (19.63%) MS Exchange
2 15 (14.02%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (11.21%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (6.54%) Exchange Server 2003
4 7 (6.54%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (5.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 6 (5.61%) Skype for Business
6 5 (4.67%) IBM Notes
7 3 (2.80%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.93%) Apache
Applications
1 51 (47.66%) MS Office
2 14 (13.08%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.93%) AutoCAD
3 1 (0.93%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 9 (8.41%) Office 365
2 4 (3.74%) Google Apps
3 3 (2.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.80%) Mimecast
4 2 (1.87%) OneDrive
5 1 (0.93%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.93%) IaaS
5 1 (0.93%) PaaS
5 1 (0.93%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (18.69%) Firewall
2 16 (14.95%) TCP/IP
3 15 (14.02%) DNS
4 12 (11.21%) DHCP
5 8 (7.48%) FTP
5 8 (7.48%) HTTP
5 8 (7.48%) SMTP
5 8 (7.48%) SSH
6 5 (4.67%) LAN
6 5 (4.67%) Wireless
7 4 (3.74%) VPN
7 4 (3.74%) WAN
8 3 (2.80%) Internet
8 3 (2.80%) VLAN
8 3 (2.80%) VoIP
9 2 (1.87%) DMZ
9 2 (1.87%) Ethernet
9 2 (1.87%) Intrusion Detection
9 2 (1.87%) Network Security
9 2 (1.87%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.74%) SQL Server
1 4 (3.74%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (3.74%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (1.87%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.93%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (1.87%) MSI
1 2 (1.87%) Yeoman
2 1 (0.93%) Bugzilla
General
1 3 (2.80%) Back Office
1 3 (2.80%) Marketing
1 3 (2.80%) Telecoms
2 2 (1.87%) Finance
2 2 (1.87%) Multimedia
3 1 (0.93%) Front Office
3 1 (0.93%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (22.43%) Support Engineer
2 22 (20.56%) 2nd Line Support
2 22 (20.56%) Analyst
3 13 (12.15%) IT Support
4 12 (11.21%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 12 (11.21%) Desktop Engineer
4 12 (11.21%) IT Analyst
4 12 (11.21%) Service Desk Analyst
5 11 (10.28%) Desktop Support
5 11 (10.28%) Service Analyst
6 10 (9.35%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 10 (9.35%) Administrator
7 9 (8.41%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 9 (8.41%) Windows Engineer
8 8 (7.48%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 8 (7.48%) IT Administrator
9 7 (6.54%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
9 7 (6.54%) 1st Line Support
9 7 (6.54%) Support Analyst
10 6 (5.61%) Service Desk Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.87%) 802.1X
1 2 (1.87%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.41%) Driving Licence
2 8 (7.48%) Blackberry
3 5 (4.67%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.80%) Clustering
4 3 (2.80%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.87%) Cyberthreat
5 2 (1.87%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.87%) PKI
5 2 (1.87%) User Experience
6 1 (0.93%) BYOD
6 1 (0.93%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.93%) iPhone
6 1 (0.93%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.93%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 107 (100.00%) Windows
2 72 (67.29%) Windows 7
3 33 (30.84%) Windows Server 2008
4 32 (29.91%) Windows Server 2012
4 32 (29.91%) Windows XP
5 30 (28.04%) Windows Server
6 23 (21.50%) Windows 10
7 11 (10.28%) Linux
8 9 (8.41%) Android
8 9 (8.41%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (6.54%) Apple iOS
10 4 (3.74%) Mac OS X
11 3 (2.80%) Windows Vista
12 2 (1.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.93%) CentOS
13 1 (0.93%) HPUX
13 1 (0.93%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.93%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (15.89%) ITIL
2 11 (10.28%) Migration
3 9 (8.41%) Incident Management
4 7 (6.54%) Information Security
4 7 (6.54%) Service Management
5 6 (5.61%) Change Control
6 5 (4.67%) E-Commerce
6 5 (4.67%) Kalman Filter
7 4 (3.74%) ISMS
7 4 (3.74%) Security Auditing
7 4 (3.74%) Vulnerability Management
8 3 (2.80%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (2.80%) Data Migration
8 3 (2.80%) Email Filtering
8 3 (2.80%) SIEM
9 2 (1.87%) Application Packaging
9 2 (1.87%) Change Management
9 2 (1.87%) PRINCE2
9 2 (1.87%) Project Management
9 2 (1.87%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (6.54%) PowerShell
2 4 (3.74%) C
3 1 (0.93%) Bash Shell
3 1 (0.93%) Java
3 1 (0.93%) Python
3 1 (0.93%) SQL
3 1 (0.93%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (4.67%) Security Cleared
2 4 (3.74%) CISSP
2 4 (3.74%) SANS
2 4 (3.74%) SSCP
3 3 (2.80%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.87%) Degree
4 2 (1.87%) DV Cleared
4 2 (1.87%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (1.87%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.93%) A+ Certification
5 1 (0.93%) CCA
5 1 (0.93%) CCNA
5 1 (0.93%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.93%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (0.93%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.93%) MCITP
5 1 (0.93%) MCSA
5 1 (0.93%) MCSE
5 1 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.48%) SLA
2 4 (3.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (3.74%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.87%) GPG13
3 2 (1.87%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 73 (68.22%) Active Directory
2 8 (7.48%) Hyper-V
3 6 (5.61%) BitLocker
4 4 (3.74%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (2.80%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (1.87%) XenApp
6 2 (1.87%) XenServer
7 1 (0.93%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 13 (12.15%) SCCM
2 3 (2.80%) SCOM
2 3 (2.80%) Windows Intune
2 3 (2.80%) WSUS
3 2 (1.87%) ArcSight ESM
3 2 (1.87%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.93%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 43 (40.19%) Microsoft
2 10 (9.35%) VMware
3 7 (6.54%) Citrix
4 5 (4.67%) Lotus
4 5 (4.67%) Remedy
5 4 (3.74%) Cisco
5 4 (3.74%) Google
5 4 (3.74%) Intel
5 4 (3.74%) Oracle
5 4 (3.74%) Qualys
5 4 (3.74%) Splunk
5 4 (3.74%) Xerox
6 3 (2.80%) AppSense
7 2 (1.87%) ArcSight
7 2 (1.87%) Bloomberg
7 2 (1.87%) CheckPoint
7 2 (1.87%) Palo Alto
7 2 (1.87%) Polycom
8 1 (0.93%) iManage
8 1 (0.93%) LANDesk
Maidenhead, Berkshire, United Kingdom
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