Period
to 20 July 2019

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 20 July 2019 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
20 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 90 97 76
Rank change year-on-year +7 -21 +8
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 6 6 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.43% 0.39% 0.84%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.52% 2.43% 5.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 9
Birmingham median daily rate - £150 £140
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14% -55.20%
West Midlands median daily rate - £150 £135
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -56.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 1
Birmingham median hourly rate £18.00 - £10.00
10th Percentile £16.00 - £9.00
90th Percentile £18.13 - £11.00
West Midlands median hourly rate £18.00 £10.81 £13.00
% change year-on-year +66.51% -16.85% -14.08%

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 238 247 197
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 16.99% 16.03% 15.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 146 132
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -6.67% +5.63%
10th Percentile £147 £105 £210
90th Percentile £550 £538 £538
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 38 14
Birmingham median hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £14.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +2.69% +21.73%
10th Percentile £11.10 £8.39 £9.83
90th Percentile £18.95 £29.40 £35.15
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year +3.33% +3.45% +7.41%

Windows 8
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows 8 in Birmingham

Windows 8
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Windows 8 in Birmingham.

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows 8 in Birmingham

Windows 8
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows 8 in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 20 July 2019, 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) Apple
1 6 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 6 (100.00%) Windows 10
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 4 (66.67%) SCCM
2 4 (66.67%) Active Directory

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:

Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Desktop Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Desktop Technician
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Windows 10
1 6 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Apple
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft