Period
to 27 February 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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 82 89 94
Rank change year-on-year +7 +5 -3
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 4 2 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.38% 0.15% 0.69%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.12% 0.99% 3.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 5
Birmingham median daily rate £300 - £388
10th Percentile £275 - £155
90th Percentile £325 - £426
West Midlands median daily rate £300 £148 £300
% change year-on-year +103.39% -50.83% +30.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 3
Birmingham median hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +47.83% -23.33%
West Midlands median hourly rate £18.00 £13.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year +33.33% - -10.00%

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 189 202 304
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 17.98% 15.50% 19.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 141 196
Birmingham median daily rate £350 £360 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.78% -4.00% -
10th Percentile £115 £140 £152
90th Percentile £590 £463 £555
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £375 £370
% change year-on-year - +1.35% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 15 28
Birmingham median hourly rate £15.43 £16.00 £11.21
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.56% +42.79% -21.09%
10th Percentile £11.69 £10.55 £8.39
90th Percentile £18.00 £21.75 £21.65
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.85 £15.86 £14.50
% change year-on-year -0.03% +9.34% -3.33%

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 27 February 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) SCCM
1 4 (100.00%) Windows 10
2 3 (75.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (75.00%) Apple
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) 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 2 (50.00%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) IT Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Desktop Support
3 1 (25.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) IT Support
3 1 (25.00%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior IT Engineer
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows 10
2 3 (75.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (100.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Apple
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft