Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 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 November 2017 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
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 58 53 79
Rank change year-on-year -5 +26 -19
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 5 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.72% 0.97% 0.52%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.70% 4.65% 2.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Cambridge median daily rate £115 - £150
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £115 £86 £131
% change year-on-year +33.33% -34.29% -13.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Cambridge median hourly rate £17.50 £17.25 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.45% -9.21% +32.31%
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £17.50 £17.38 £14.50
% change year-on-year +0.72% +19.83% -

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 Cambridge with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Cambridge
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 185 129 230
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 26.50% 20.94% 23.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 59 128
Cambridge median daily rate £350 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.67% +15.38%
10th Percentile £183 £199 £185
90th Percentile £420 £425 £438
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £350 £330 £375
% change year-on-year +6.06% -12.00% +20.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 9 15
Cambridge median hourly rate £42.00 £16.50 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +154.55% -56.58% +38.18%
10th Percentile £15.95 £10.25 £11.45
90th Percentile £52.75 £43.75 £56.00
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £40.00 £28.94 £14.00
% change year-on-year +38.23% +106.70% -44.00%

Windows 8
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows 8 in Cambridge

Windows 8
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows 8 in Cambridge

Windows 8
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows 8 in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for Windows 8.

1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (80.00%) SLA
3 3 (60.00%) Apple
3 3 (60.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (60.00%) Information Security
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Vista
3 3 (60.00%) SCCM
3 3 (60.00%) Mac OS
3 3 (60.00%) Customer Requirements
3 3 (60.00%) Apple iOS
3 3 (60.00%) Software Deployment
4 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 10
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (20.00%) Change Management
4 1 (20.00%) ITSM
4 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange

Windows 8
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge 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 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Office
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Desktop Support
2 4 (80.00%) Support Engineer
3 3 (60.00%) Desktop Engineer
3 3 (60.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (20.00%) Deskside Engineer
4 1 (20.00%) Deskside Support
4 1 (20.00%) Deskside Support Engineer
4 1 (20.00%) Senior Desktop Engineer
4 1 (20.00%) Senior Desktop Support
4 1 (20.00%) Senior Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (20.00%) Senior Support Engineer
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (60.00%) Apple iOS
2 3 (60.00%) Mac OS
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Vista
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 10
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Customer Requirements
1 3 (60.00%) Information Security
1 3 (60.00%) Software Deployment
2 1 (20.00%) Change Management
2 1 (20.00%) ITSM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (80.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) SCCM
1 3 (60.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) Apple