Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 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 18 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
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 82 72 96
Rank change year-on-year -10 +24 -6
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 14 12 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 0.99% 1.06% 0.94%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.35% 4.41% 4.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 5
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £115 £86 £150
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -42.50% -1.64%
East of England median daily rate £145 £135 £163
% change year-on-year +7.41% -16.92% -14.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 3
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £17.50 £17.38 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.72% +19.83% -
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.50

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 Cambridgeshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Cambridgeshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 322 272 353
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 22.85% 23.96% 22.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 113 157
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £350 £330 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.06% -12.00% +20.97%
10th Percentile £197 £105 £176
90th Percentile £472 £480 £443
East of England median daily rate £361 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +3.14% - +1.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 28 61
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £40.00 £28.94 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.23% +114.35% -46.00%
10th Percentile £13.33 £10.13 £9.75
90th Percentile £52.13 £44.65 £41.75
East of England median hourly rate £17.75 £16.50 £17.25
% change year-on-year +7.58% -4.35% +4.55%

Windows 8
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows 8 in Cambridgeshire

Windows 8
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows 8 in Cambridgeshire

Windows 8
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows 8 in Cambridgeshire

Windows 8
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

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 Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -7 5 £115 -
Peterborough -10 5 - -
Huntingdon -2 4 - -
Windows 8
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Windows 8.

1 14 (100.00%) Windows
1 14 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 9 (64.29%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
3 6 (42.86%) SLA
3 6 (42.86%) Windows Server
4 4 (28.57%) Apple iOS
4 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
4 4 (28.57%) MS Exchange
5 3 (21.43%) Apple
5 3 (21.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 3 (21.43%) Information Security
5 3 (21.43%) Change Management
5 3 (21.43%) ITSM
5 3 (21.43%) Windows Vista
5 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (21.43%) SCCM
5 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (21.43%) Software Deployment
5 3 (21.43%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (21.43%) Mac OS
5 3 (21.43%) Customer Requirements
5 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (14.29%) Windows 10
6 2 (14.29%) iPhone
6 2 (14.29%) iPad
6 2 (14.29%) Time Management
6 2 (14.29%) Blackberry
6 2 (14.29%) ITIL

Windows 8
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 4 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 9 (64.29%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (7.14%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Internet
1 1 (7.14%) Intranet
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Desktop Support
1 8 (57.14%) Support Engineer
2 6 (42.86%) Desktop Engineer
2 6 (42.86%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Desktop Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Desktop Support
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Desktop Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Service Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (7.14%) Customer Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Customer Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Deskside Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Deskside Support
4 1 (7.14%) Deskside Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (21.43%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (14.29%) Blackberry
2 2 (14.29%) iPad
2 2 (14.29%) iPhone
3 1 (7.14%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Windows
1 14 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 6 (42.86%) Windows Server
3 4 (28.57%) Apple iOS
4 3 (21.43%) Mac OS
4 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (21.43%) Windows Vista
5 2 (14.29%) Windows 10
6 1 (7.14%) Android
6 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) Change Management
1 3 (21.43%) Customer Requirements
1 3 (21.43%) Information Security
1 3 (21.43%) ITSM
1 3 (21.43%) Software Deployment
2 2 (14.29%) ITIL
2 2 (14.29%) Time Management
3 1 (7.14%) Break/Fix
3 1 (7.14%) Creative Thinking
3 1 (7.14%) Data Migration
3 1 (7.14%) Line Management
3 1 (7.14%) Migration
3 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (42.86%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) SCCM
1 3 (21.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
2 3 (21.43%) Apple