Period
to 6 August 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London 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 6 August 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
6 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 133 214 238
Rank change year-on-year +81 +24 -30
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 3 27 25
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.13% 0.42% 0.36%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.73% 2.09% 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 19 15
Median daily rate - £133 £150
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -11.67% +15.38%
Central London median daily rate - £150 £148
% change year-on-year - +1.69% +13.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 4
Median hourly rate £20.00 £12.69 £14.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +57.60% -14.26% +18.40%
Central London median hourly rate £20.00 £12.69 £14.80
% change year-on-year +57.60% -14.26% +18.40%

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 the City of London with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 409 1,289 1,428
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 18.11% 19.84% 20.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 300 992 1,093
Median daily rate £475 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £213 £170 £200
90th Percentile £638 £650 £674
Central London median daily rate £475 £475 £499
% change year-on-year - -4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 34 73
Median hourly rate £27.18 £21.00 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.40% +12.30% +10.00%
10th Percentile £21.15 £12.04 £14.80
90th Percentile £36.32 £44.80 £23.95
Median hourly rate £20.00 £21.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -4.76% +10.53% +5.00%

Windows 8
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Windows 8 as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Windows 8 in the City of London

Windows 8
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Windows 8 in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for Windows 8 in the City of London

Windows 8
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Windows 8 in the City of London.

Hourly rate trend for Windows 8 in the City of London

For the 6 months to 6 August 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 City of London region with a requirement for Windows 8.

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Office 365
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Legal
3 1 (33.33%) Information Security
3 1 (33.33%) Information Management
3 1 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Customer Engagement
3 1 (33.33%) Azure
3 1 (33.33%) Security Architecture
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) Identity Management
3 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
3 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) CISSP
3 1 (33.33%) Juniper
3 1 (33.33%) Intranet
3 1 (33.33%) Business Transformation
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (33.33%) Target Operating Model

Windows 8
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (100.00%) Office 365
2 1 (33.33%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Intranet
1 1 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Desktop Support
2 1 (33.33%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (33.33%) 1st Line Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Desktop Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Desktop Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Information Officer
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security Officer
2 1 (33.33%) Security Officer
2 1 (33.33%) Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (33.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Business Transformation
1 1 (33.33%) Customer Engagement
1 1 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
1 1 (33.33%) Data Loss Prevention
1 1 (33.33%) Identity Management
1 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
1 1 (33.33%) Information Management
1 1 (33.33%) Information Security
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
1 1 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
1 1 (33.33%) Security Architecture
1 1 (33.33%) Target Operating Model
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CISSP
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Juniper
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft