Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 226 213 225
Rank change year-on-year -13 +12 +22
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 25 33 56
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.35% 0.49% 0.60%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.74% 2.32% 2.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 26 37
City of London median daily rate £135 £424 £185
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -68.14% +129.05% -34.05%
10th Percentile £109 £156 £123
90th Percentile £395 £525 £458
Central London median daily rate £178 £396 £180
% change year-on-year -55.15% +119.86% -33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 0 1
City of London median hourly rate £12.50 - £20.00
Central London median hourly rate £12.50 - £15.50

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 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 1433 1424 2065
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 20.13% 21.17% 22.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1134 1121 1633
City of London median daily rate £475 £463 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.70% +7.56% +6.17%
10th Percentile £225 £275 £225
90th Percentile £675 £625 £625
Central London median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 31 64
City of London median hourly rate £15.75 £19.00 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.11% -1.30% +13.24%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.25 £12.04
90th Percentile £26.28 £33.75 £36.40
Central London median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year -2.86% -2.78% +12.50%

Windows 8
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Windows 8 as a percentage 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

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows 8 in the City of London

Windows 8
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows 8 in the City of London over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows 8 in the City of London

Windows 8
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows 8 in the City of London

For the 6 months to 17 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 City of London region with a requirement for Windows 8.

1 25 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (64.00%) Windows 10
3 15 (60.00%) Windows 7
4 12 (48.00%) Microsoft Office
4 12 (48.00%) Apple
4 12 (48.00%) Office 365
5 11 (44.00%) Active Directory
6 8 (32.00%) ITIL
7 5 (20.00%) Finance
7 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
8 4 (16.00%) Intranet
8 4 (16.00%) Internet
8 4 (16.00%) Network Architecture
8 4 (16.00%) ITIL V3
8 4 (16.00%) ITIL V2
8 4 (16.00%) LANDesk
9 3 (12.00%) Problem Management
9 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (12.00%) User Experience
9 3 (12.00%) F5
9 3 (12.00%) Change Management
9 3 (12.00%) ITSM
9 3 (12.00%) Management Information System
9 3 (12.00%) Migration
9 3 (12.00%) Windows Mobile
9 3 (12.00%) Incident Management
9 3 (12.00%) Reuters
9 3 (12.00%) Bloomberg
9 3 (12.00%) Blackberry
9 3 (12.00%) Citrix

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 3 (12.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 12 (48.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (48.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.00%) Internet
1 4 (16.00%) Intranet
2 3 (12.00%) VPN
3 2 (8.00%) DHCP
3 2 (8.00%) DNS
4 1 (4.00%) Broadband
4 1 (4.00%) LAN
4 1 (4.00%) Skype
4 1 (4.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Banking
2 1 (4.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (4.00%) Law
2 1 (4.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (52.00%) Analyst
2 8 (32.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
2 8 (32.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 7 (28.00%) Service Analyst
3 7 (28.00%) Service Desk Analyst
4 4 (16.00%) Desktop Support
5 3 (12.00%) Desktop Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Business Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) IT Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) IT Support
6 2 (8.00%) IT Support Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Support Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Support Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Exchange Support
7 1 (4.00%) Floorwalker
7 1 (4.00%) Help Desk Support
7 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) IT Administrator
7 1 (4.00%) Junior IT Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Blackberry
1 3 (12.00%) Management Information System
1 3 (12.00%) User Experience
2 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.00%) iPhone
3 1 (4.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 25 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (64.00%) Windows 10
3 15 (60.00%) Windows 7
4 3 (12.00%) Windows Mobile
4 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (8.00%) Android
5 2 (8.00%) Linux
5 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (8.00%) Windows Vista
6 1 (4.00%) Apple iOS
6 1 (4.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (32.00%) ITIL
2 4 (16.00%) ITIL V2
2 4 (16.00%) ITIL V3
2 4 (16.00%) Network Architecture
3 3 (12.00%) Change Management
3 3 (12.00%) Incident Management
3 3 (12.00%) ITSM
3 3 (12.00%) Migration
3 3 (12.00%) Problem Management
4 2 (8.00%) Customer Requirements
4 2 (8.00%) ERD
4 2 (8.00%) SDLC
4 2 (8.00%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (4.00%) Configuration Management
5 1 (4.00%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (4.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 1 (4.00%) Transition Management
5 1 (4.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) Degree
1 2 (8.00%) DV Cleared
1 2 (8.00%) ISEB
1 2 (8.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.00%) CCNA
2 1 (4.00%) CCNP
2 1 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.00%) MCP
2 1 (4.00%) MCSA
2 1 (4.00%) MCSE
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 11 (44.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) WSUS
2 1 (4.00%) AirWatch
2 1 (4.00%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (4.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (4.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (48.00%) Apple
2 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (16.00%) LANDesk
4 3 (12.00%) Bloomberg
4 3 (12.00%) Citrix
4 3 (12.00%) F5
4 3 (12.00%) Reuters
5 2 (8.00%) Cisco
5 2 (8.00%) Dell
5 2 (8.00%) HP
5 2 (8.00%) Oracle
5 2 (8.00%) Symantec
5 2 (8.00%) VMware
6 1 (4.00%) Avaya
6 1 (4.00%) Lumension
6 1 (4.00%) Veeam