Period
to 23 October 2021

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 23 October 2021 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
23 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 171 111 199
Rank change year-on-year -60 +88 +22
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 7 10 30
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.18% 0.55% 0.50%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.54% 3.25% 2.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 24
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £130 £200 £130
Median % change year-on-year -35.00% +53.85% -7.96%
Central London median daily rate £130 £200 £130
% change year-on-year -35.00% +53.85% -7.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 5
10th Percentile " " "
25th Percentile £13.88 " £12.04
Median hourly rate £14.25 £20.00 £12.69
Median % change year-on-year -28.75% +57.60% -14.26%
75th Percentile £14.63 " £13.35
90th Percentile " " £13.74
Central London median hourly rate £14.25 £20.00 £12.69
% change year-on-year -28.75% +57.60% -14.26%

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 454 308 1,113
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 11.76% 17.07% 18.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 367 245 879
10th Percentile £180 £200 £181
25th Percentile £363 £363 £360
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £513 £475 £475
Median % change year-on-year +7.89% - -2.56%
75th Percentile £600 £573 £575
90th Percentile £700 £650 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 33
10th Percentile £13.53 £20.75 £12.04
25th Percentile £13.88 £21.88 £14.00
Median hourly rate £14.25 £22.75 £20.50
Median % change year-on-year -37.36% +10.98% +9.63%
75th Percentile £16.81 £26.81 £21.50
90th Percentile £20.60 £33.68 £44.80
Central London median hourly rate £14.25 £21.25 £20.50
% change year-on-year -32.94% +3.66% +9.63%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Windows 8 in the City of London over the 6 months to 23 October 2021.

Daily rate histogram 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 23 October 2021, 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 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) Apple
2 6 (85.71%) Microsoft 365
3 3 (42.86%) Windows 10
3 3 (42.86%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (28.57%) Android
4 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
4 2 (28.57%) Ivanti
4 2 (28.57%) Social Skills
4 2 (28.57%) Break/Fix
4 2 (28.57%) Mac OS X
4 2 (28.57%) Adobe
4 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
4 2 (28.57%) Blackberry
4 2 (28.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (14.29%) BMC
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 1 (14.29%) Back Office
5 1 (14.29%) 3G
5 1 (14.29%) Remedy
5 1 (14.29%) Software Distribution
5 1 (14.29%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (14.29%) SCCM

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (28.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) 3G
General
1 2 (28.57%) Social Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Support Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) IT Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) IT Support
2 3 (42.86%) IT Support Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Desktop Support
3 2 (28.57%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Mac Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Support Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Service Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Service Desk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Windows 10
3 2 (28.57%) Android
3 2 (28.57%) Mac OS X
3 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (28.57%) Break/Fix
3 1 (14.29%) Software Distribution
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Apple
2 2 (28.57%) Adobe
2 2 (28.57%) Ivanti
3 1 (14.29%) BMC
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) Remedy