Period
to 5 July 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for Windows 8 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Windows 8 over the 6 months to 5 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Windows 8
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
5 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 60 88 99
Rank change year-on-year +28 +11 -21
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 1 5 6
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.17% 0.36% 0.39%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.82% 2.25% 2.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 6
Median daily rate - - £150
West Midlands median daily rate - - £150
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 0
Median hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 -
West Midlands median hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 -

Windows 8 is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Birmingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 122 222 250
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 21.14% 15.98% 16.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 136 148
Median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% -6.67%
10th Percentile £116 £133 £111
90th Percentile £575 £550 £538
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 15 41
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +14.29% -1.51%
10th Percentile £11.75 £11.07 £8.39
90th Percentile £35.00 £18.22 £27.00
Median hourly rate £17.00 £15.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year +9.68% +6.90% -

Windows 8
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing Windows 8 as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Windows 8 in Birmingham

Windows 8
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Windows 8 in Birmingham.

Daily rate trend for Windows 8 in Birmingham

Windows 8
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Windows 8 in Birmingham.

Hourly rate trend for Windows 8 in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 5 July 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Windows 8 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Windows 8.

1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Apple
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 10
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) Public Sector

Windows 8
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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%) Public Sector
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 10
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Apple