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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 208 182 191
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +9
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 38 86 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.50% 0.90% 0.76%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.30% 3.60% 3.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 34 33
Median daily rate £286 £331 £175
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.81% +89.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £142 £132
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £500 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £155 £175 £188
% change year-on-year
-11.42% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 25 12
Median hourly rate £16.25 £15.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% +10.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.18 £11.90 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.25 £19.60 £17.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.75 £16.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-4.54% +17.85%
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
1653 2386 2528
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 21.64% 25.07% 25.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 906 1344 1308
Median daily rate £360 £375 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +11.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £210 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 160 240 220
Median hourly rate £18.50 £18.00 £16.08
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +11.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £12.00 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £40.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

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 4 December 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows 8 across the South East region over the 3 months to 4 December 2016.

Windows 8 Hourly Rate Histogram 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 4 December 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
Hampshire +16 12 £260 -22.96% 7
Surrey +22 7 £135 -15.62% 10
Buckinghamshire +12 7 £345 +105.97% 3
Berkshire -9 7 £213 -41.78% 4
Oxfordshire -14 4 £275 -45.00% 3
East Sussex +3 1 - - 2
Windows 8
England

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 85 (100.00%) Windows
2 60 (70.59%) Windows 7
3 51 (60.00%) Active Directory
4 34 (40.00%) MS Office
5 32 (37.65%) Microsoft
6 25 (29.41%) Windows 10
7 24 (28.24%) Windows Server
8 21 (24.71%) Windows Server 2008
9 20 (23.53%) SCCM
9 20 (23.53%) Windows XP
10 19 (22.35%) Citrix
11 16 (18.82%) Office 365
12 14 (16.47%) MS Excel
13 13 (15.29%) VMware
13 13 (15.29%) MS Exchange
13 13 (15.29%) Skype for Business
14 12 (14.12%) Windows Server 2012
14 12 (14.12%) TCP/IP
15 10 (11.76%) DHCP
15 10 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
15 10 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
16 9 (10.59%) PowerShell
16 9 (10.59%) Android
16 9 (10.59%) XenApp
16 9 (10.59%) SharePoint
16 9 (10.59%) Skype
17 8 (9.41%) LAN
17 8 (9.41%) ITIL
17 8 (9.41%) DNS
18 7 (8.24%) SQL Server

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 13 (15.29%) MS Exchange
1 13 (15.29%) Skype for Business
2 9 (10.59%) SharePoint
3 7 (8.24%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (7.06%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (4.71%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (4.71%) IBM Notes
6 1 (1.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 34 (40.00%) MS Office
2 14 (16.47%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.18%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 16 (18.82%) Office 365
2 6 (7.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.35%) IaaS
3 2 (2.35%) PaaS
4 1 (1.18%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.18%) Mimecast
4 1 (1.18%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (14.12%) TCP/IP
2 10 (11.76%) DHCP
3 9 (10.59%) Skype
4 8 (9.41%) DNS
4 8 (9.41%) LAN
5 6 (7.06%) VPN
6 4 (4.71%) SAN
6 4 (4.71%) Wireless
7 3 (3.53%) Firewall
7 3 (3.53%) Remote Desktop
7 3 (3.53%) WAN
8 2 (2.35%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (2.35%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (2.35%) IP Telephony
8 2 (2.35%) Network Security
8 2 (2.35%) VoIP
9 1 (1.18%) Cisco PIX
9 1 (1.18%) iSCSI
9 1 (1.18%) NetScaler
9 1 (1.18%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.24%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.53%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (2.35%) Big Data
3 2 (2.35%) MySQL
3 2 (2.35%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (2.35%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.35%) SSDT
4 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (2.35%) Axure RP
1 2 (2.35%) Git (software)
1 2 (2.35%) MSBuild
1 2 (2.35%) NuGet
1 2 (2.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 2 (2.35%) Subversion
1 2 (2.35%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (2.35%) TeamCity
1 2 (2.35%) Visual Studio
1 2 (2.35%) WinDbg
2 1 (1.18%) MSI
General
1 2 (2.35%) Finance
1 2 (2.35%) Legal
1 2 (2.35%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.18%) Games
2 1 (1.18%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.18%) Retail
Job Titles
1 33 (38.82%) Support Engineer
2 23 (27.06%) Desktop Support
3 22 (25.88%) Analyst
3 22 (25.88%) Desktop Engineer
4 21 (24.71%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 14 (16.47%) Support Analyst
6 13 (15.29%) 2nd Line Support
7 12 (14.12%) IT Support
8 10 (11.76%) Service Analyst
8 10 (11.76%) Service Desk Analyst
9 9 (10.59%) 1st/2nd Line Support
9 9 (10.59%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 9 (10.59%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 8 (9.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 7 (8.24%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 7 (8.24%) IT Engineer
11 7 (8.24%) IT Support Engineer
12 6 (7.06%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
13 5 (5.88%) Desktop Support Analyst
13 5 (5.88%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.71%) .NET
2 3 (3.53%) X-Windows
3 2 (2.35%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (2.35%) CSS
3 2 (2.35%) HTML
3 2 (2.35%) Regular Expression
3 2 (2.35%) WPF
3 2 (2.35%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.06%) Blackberry
2 5 (5.88%) Data Centre
3 4 (4.71%) Driving Licence
4 3 (3.53%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.35%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.35%) Clustering
5 2 (2.35%) EPoS
5 2 (2.35%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.18%) BYOD
6 1 (1.18%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.18%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.18%) PKI
6 1 (1.18%) Replication
6 1 (1.18%) RSA SecurID
6 1 (1.18%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.18%) Statistics
6 1 (1.18%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.18%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 85 (100.00%) Windows
2 60 (70.59%) Windows 7
3 25 (29.41%) Windows 10
4 24 (28.24%) Windows Server
5 21 (24.71%) Windows Server 2008
6 20 (23.53%) Windows XP
7 12 (14.12%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
9 9 (10.59%) Android
10 7 (8.24%) Apple iOS
11 5 (5.88%) Windows Vista
12 4 (4.71%) Linux
13 2 (2.35%) Mac OS X
13 2 (2.35%) Windows 2000
13 2 (2.35%) Windows Mobile
13 2 (2.35%) Windows Phone
14 1 (1.18%) Mac OS
14 1 (1.18%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (9.41%) ITIL
2 6 (7.06%) Migration
3 5 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (4.71%) Information Security
5 3 (3.53%) Data Protection
5 3 (3.53%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (2.35%) Analytics
6 2 (2.35%) Configuration Management
6 2 (2.35%) Content Development
6 2 (2.35%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (2.35%) Converged Infrastructure
6 2 (2.35%) ITIL V2
6 2 (2.35%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (2.35%) MVC
6 2 (2.35%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (2.35%) Scrum
6 2 (2.35%) Service Management
6 2 (2.35%) Software Deployment
7 1 (1.18%) Mentoring
7 1 (1.18%) Ticket Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (10.59%) PowerShell
2 4 (4.71%) C#
2 4 (4.71%) SQL
3 2 (2.35%) C++
3 2 (2.35%) C++/CLI
3 2 (2.35%) Perl
3 2 (2.35%) Python
3 2 (2.35%) XAML
4 1 (1.18%) C
4 1 (1.18%) Java
4 1 (1.18%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.18%) PHP
4 1 (1.18%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (8.24%) Security Cleared
2 6 (7.06%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (5.88%) MCP
4 3 (3.53%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (3.53%) Degree
4 3 (3.53%) DV Cleared
4 3 (3.53%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.35%) A+ Certification
5 2 (2.35%) CCIE
5 2 (2.35%) CCNP
5 2 (2.35%) MCSA
6 1 (1.18%) CCA
6 1 (1.18%) CCAA
6 1 (1.18%) CCNA
6 1 (1.18%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (1.18%) MCSE
6 1 (1.18%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (1.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.06%) SLA
2 2 (2.35%) GPG13
System Software
1 51 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 10 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (10.59%) XenApp
4 7 (8.24%) Hyper-V
5 6 (7.06%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (4.71%) XenDesktop
7 3 (3.53%) vSphere
8 1 (1.18%) BitLocker
8 1 (1.18%) ISA Server
8 1 (1.18%) Terminal Services
8 1 (1.18%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 20 (23.53%) SCCM
2 3 (3.53%) Backup Exec
3 2 (2.35%) ArcSight ESM
3 2 (2.35%) DameWare
3 2 (2.35%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (2.35%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (1.18%) AirWatch
4 1 (1.18%) AppDNA
4 1 (1.18%) FortiGate
4 1 (1.18%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (1.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (1.18%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 32 (37.65%) Microsoft
2 19 (22.35%) Citrix
3 13 (15.29%) VMware
4 7 (8.24%) Cisco
5 6 (7.06%) Oracle
6 5 (5.88%) Apple
7 4 (4.71%) Intel
7 4 (4.71%) Lotus
7 4 (4.71%) Xerox
8 2 (2.35%) AppSense
8 2 (2.35%) Aruba
8 2 (2.35%) Autodesk
8 2 (2.35%) CheckPoint
8 2 (2.35%) Fortinet
8 2 (2.35%) HP
8 2 (2.35%) Intel Security
8 2 (2.35%) Novell
8 2 (2.35%) Perforce
8 2 (2.35%) SAP
8 2 (2.35%) Symantec
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