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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 194 184 186
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +2
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 56 84 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.66% 0.86% 0.79%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.89% 3.63% 3.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 46 31
Median daily rate £156 £325 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-52.00% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £128 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £159 £225 £289
% change year-on-year
-29.33% -22.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 21 18
Median hourly rate £16.25 £16.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £12.00 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £22.50 £18.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £15.43 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+3.71% +6.39%
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
1938 2311 2282
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 22.90% 23.70% 24.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1169 1283 1162
Median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £187 £200 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 124 201 233
Median hourly rate £16.25 £19.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.47% +18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.20 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -

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 26 September 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 26 September 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 26 September 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
Surrey +20 16 £159 -57.60% 6
Berkshire +10 14 £213 +23.18% 4
Oxfordshire -27 11 £213 -43.33% 3
Hampshire +3 9 £146 -55.23% 10
East Sussex +5 3 £283 -13.07% 1
Buckinghamshire +13 2 £115 -42.50% 4
Isle of Wight - 1 £135 -
Windows 8
England

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 September 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.

1 101 (100.00%) Windows
2 71 (70.30%) Windows 7
3 67 (66.34%) Active Directory
4 45 (44.55%) MS Office
5 38 (37.62%) Microsoft
6 31 (30.69%) Windows Server
7 30 (29.70%) Windows 10
8 28 (27.72%) Windows Server 2008
9 25 (24.75%) SCCM
10 24 (23.76%) Windows XP
11 20 (19.80%) Windows Server 2012
12 19 (18.81%) Citrix
12 19 (18.81%) MS Excel
13 18 (17.82%) Office 365
14 15 (14.85%) MS Exchange
15 14 (13.86%) VMware
16 13 (12.87%) PowerShell
16 13 (12.87%) ITIL
17 11 (10.89%) Information Security
18 10 (9.90%) VMware Infrastructure
18 10 (9.90%) Oracle
18 10 (9.90%) Migration
19 9 (8.91%) Windows Server 2003
19 9 (8.91%) SharePoint
19 9 (8.91%) TCP/IP
19 9 (8.91%) Skype for Business
19 9 (8.91%) Exchange Server 2010
19 9 (8.91%) Exchange Server 2013
20 8 (7.92%) Microsoft Azure
20 8 (7.92%) Android

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 15 (14.85%) MS Exchange
2 9 (8.91%) Exchange Server 2010
2 9 (8.91%) Exchange Server 2013
2 9 (8.91%) SharePoint
2 9 (8.91%) Skype for Business
3 5 (4.95%) IBM Notes
4 4 (3.96%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (1.98%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 45 (44.55%) MS Office
2 19 (18.81%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.99%) AutoCAD
3 1 (0.99%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 18 (17.82%) Office 365
2 8 (7.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (3.96%) Mimecast
4 3 (2.97%) IaaS
4 3 (2.97%) PaaS
5 2 (1.98%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (1.98%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.91%) TCP/IP
2 8 (7.92%) DHCP
2 8 (7.92%) Firewall
3 7 (6.93%) LAN
4 6 (5.94%) DNS
5 5 (4.95%) WAN
6 4 (3.96%) VPN
7 3 (2.97%) MPLS
7 3 (2.97%) Network Security
7 3 (2.97%) Skype
8 2 (1.98%) DMZ
8 2 (1.98%) Ethernet
8 2 (1.98%) Internet
8 2 (1.98%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (1.98%) IP Telephony
8 2 (1.98%) IPsec
8 2 (1.98%) SAN
8 2 (1.98%) VLAN
8 2 (1.98%) VoIP
9 1 (0.99%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.93%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.96%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (2.97%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.98%) MySQL
4 2 (1.98%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.98%) SSDT
5 1 (0.99%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (1.98%) Axure RP
1 2 (1.98%) Git (software)
1 2 (1.98%) MSBuild
1 2 (1.98%) MSI
1 2 (1.98%) NuGet
1 2 (1.98%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 2 (1.98%) Subversion
1 2 (1.98%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (1.98%) TeamCity
1 2 (1.98%) Visual Studio
1 2 (1.98%) WinDbg
2 1 (0.99%) Bugzilla
General
1 3 (2.97%) Finance
2 2 (1.98%) Legal
2 2 (1.98%) Multimedia
2 2 (1.98%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.99%) Front Office
3 1 (0.99%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.99%) Retail
Job Titles
1 32 (31.68%) Support Engineer
2 30 (29.70%) Analyst
3 22 (21.78%) Desktop Support
4 21 (20.79%) Desktop Engineer
5 19 (18.81%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 16 (15.84%) 2nd Line Support
7 15 (14.85%) Support Analyst
8 14 (13.86%) IT Support
9 13 (12.87%) Service Analyst
9 13 (12.87%) Service Desk Analyst
10 11 (10.89%) IT Analyst
11 10 (9.90%) 1st/2nd Line Support
11 10 (9.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 9 (8.91%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 9 (8.91%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
13 8 (7.92%) 3rd Line Engineer
14 7 (6.93%) IT Engineer
14 7 (6.93%) IT Support Engineer
15 6 (5.94%) 1st Line Support Analyst
15 6 (5.94%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.96%) .NET
1 4 (3.96%) Regular Expression
2 3 (2.97%) X-Windows
3 2 (1.98%) 802.1X
3 2 (1.98%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (1.98%) CSS
3 2 (1.98%) HTML
3 2 (1.98%) WPF
3 2 (1.98%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.94%) Driving Licence
2 5 (4.95%) Data Centre
3 4 (3.96%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.96%) Blackberry
4 3 (2.97%) Clustering
4 3 (2.97%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (2.97%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.98%) BYOD
5 2 (1.98%) Cyberthreat
5 2 (1.98%) EPoS
5 2 (1.98%) PKI
6 1 (0.99%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.99%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.99%) Replication
6 1 (0.99%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.99%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.99%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 101 (100.00%) Windows
2 71 (70.30%) Windows 7
3 31 (30.69%) Windows Server
4 30 (29.70%) Windows 10
5 28 (27.72%) Windows Server 2008
6 24 (23.76%) Windows XP
7 20 (19.80%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (8.91%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (7.92%) Android
10 6 (5.94%) Apple iOS
10 6 (5.94%) Windows Vista
11 5 (4.95%) Linux
12 2 (1.98%) Mac OS
12 2 (1.98%) Mac OS X
12 2 (1.98%) Windows Mobile
12 2 (1.98%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.99%) HPUX
13 1 (0.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.99%) Unix
13 1 (0.99%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (12.87%) ITIL
2 11 (10.89%) Information Security
3 10 (9.90%) Migration
4 7 (6.93%) Kalman Filter
5 6 (5.94%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (5.94%) Service Management
6 4 (3.96%) Change Control
6 4 (3.96%) Content Development
6 4 (3.96%) E-Commerce
6 4 (3.96%) ISMS
6 4 (3.96%) Security Auditing
6 4 (3.96%) Vulnerability Management
7 3 (2.97%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (2.97%) Data Protection
7 3 (2.97%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (2.97%) Email Filtering
7 3 (2.97%) PRINCE2
7 3 (2.97%) Project Management
7 3 (2.97%) SIEM
8 2 (1.98%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 13 (12.87%) PowerShell
2 4 (3.96%) C#
2 4 (3.96%) SQL
3 2 (1.98%) C++
3 2 (1.98%) C++/CLI
3 2 (1.98%) Perl
3 2 (1.98%) Python
3 2 (1.98%) XAML
4 1 (0.99%) C
4 1 (0.99%) Java
4 1 (0.99%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.99%) PHP
4 1 (0.99%) VB
4 1 (0.99%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (6.93%) Security Cleared
2 5 (4.95%) DV Cleared
3 4 (3.96%) CISSP
3 4 (3.96%) Degree
3 4 (3.96%) MCP
3 4 (3.96%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (3.96%) SANS
3 4 (3.96%) SSCP
4 2 (1.98%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (1.98%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (1.98%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.99%) A+ Certification
5 1 (0.99%) CCA
5 1 (0.99%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (0.99%) MCSE
5 1 (0.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.92%) SLA
2 4 (3.96%) GPG13
2 4 (3.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (3.96%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.98%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 67 (66.34%) Active Directory
2 10 (9.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (7.92%) Hyper-V
4 6 (5.94%) BitLocker
5 5 (4.95%) XenApp
6 4 (3.96%) XenDesktop
7 3 (2.97%) vSphere
8 2 (1.98%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.99%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.99%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 25 (24.75%) SCCM
2 4 (3.96%) ArcSight ESM
3 3 (2.97%) Backup Exec
3 3 (2.97%) Microsoft Clustering
3 3 (2.97%) Microsoft Intune
3 3 (2.97%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (2.97%) WSUS
4 2 (1.98%) DameWare
4 2 (1.98%) SCOM
4 2 (1.98%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 38 (37.62%) Microsoft
2 19 (18.81%) Citrix
3 14 (13.86%) VMware
4 10 (9.90%) Oracle
5 6 (5.94%) Cisco
6 5 (4.95%) Intel
6 5 (4.95%) Lotus
6 5 (4.95%) Xerox
7 4 (3.96%) Apple
7 4 (3.96%) ArcSight
7 4 (3.96%) Qualys
7 4 (3.96%) Splunk
8 3 (2.97%) AppSense
8 3 (2.97%) CheckPoint
8 3 (2.97%) HP
8 3 (2.97%) SAP
9 2 (1.98%) Autodesk
9 2 (1.98%) Avaya
9 2 (1.98%) NetApp
9 2 (1.98%) Novell
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