Period
to 22 June 2018

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 22 June 2018 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
22 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 228 201 207
Rank change year-on-year -27 +6 +17
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 22 25 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.32% 0.40% 0.41%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.54% 1.90% 1.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 23 22
City of London median daily rate £251 £125 £306
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +101.00% -59.18% +31.72%
10th Percentile £129 £105 £149
90th Percentile £444 £345 £499
Central London median daily rate £208 £165 £250
% change year-on-year +25.76% -34.00% +7.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 3
City of London median hourly rate £13.65 - £20.00
Central London median hourly rate £13.65 - £20.00

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 1,424 1,318 1,412
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 20.53% 21.18% 21.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,120 1,051 1,137
City of London median daily rate £500 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% - +11.76%
10th Percentile £215 £281 £263
90th Percentile £650 £650 £633
Central London median daily rate £500 £468 £450
% change year-on-year +6.95% +3.89% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 27 42
City of London median hourly rate £19.25 £17.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.24% -10.53% +0.80%
10th Percentile £13.36 £12.83 £11.38
90th Percentile £23.70 £69.50 £30.00
Central London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.10 £19.00
% change year-on-year +10.53% -4.76% +1.60%

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 22 June 2018.

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 22 June 2018, 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 22 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (72.73%) Windows 7
3 15 (68.18%) Active Directory
4 13 (59.09%) Windows 10
5 12 (54.55%) Microsoft Office
6 11 (50.00%) Microsoft
7 6 (27.27%) Finance
7 6 (27.27%) Office 365
7 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (18.18%) Blackberry
8 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Excel
8 4 (18.18%) MS Exchange
9 3 (13.64%) PowerShell
9 3 (13.64%) Mac OS
9 3 (13.64%) Skype for Business
9 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (13.64%) Skype
9 3 (13.64%) ITIL
9 3 (13.64%) Citrix
9 3 (13.64%) Apple
9 3 (13.64%) Internet
9 3 (13.64%) VMware
9 3 (13.64%) Problem-Solving
10 2 (9.09%) Legal
10 2 (9.09%) Migration
10 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (9.09%) NetApp
10 2 (9.09%) Red Hat
10 2 (9.09%) Windows XP
10 2 (9.09%) DNS

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 4 (18.18%) MS Exchange
2 3 (13.64%) Skype for Business
3 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (4.55%) Apache
4 1 (4.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (4.55%) IBM Notes
4 1 (4.55%) IIS
Applications
1 12 (54.55%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 6 (27.27%) Office 365
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (4.55%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (4.55%) GoToWebinar
3 1 (4.55%) IaaS
3 1 (4.55%) OneDrive
3 1 (4.55%) PaaS
3 1 (4.55%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.64%) Internet
1 3 (13.64%) Skype
2 2 (9.09%) DHCP
2 2 (9.09%) DNS
2 2 (9.09%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (4.55%) HTTP
3 1 (4.55%) Intranet
3 1 (4.55%) LAN
3 1 (4.55%) SMTP
3 1 (4.55%) SSL
3 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.55%) VoIP
3 1 (4.55%) VPN
3 1 (4.55%) WAN
3 1 (4.55%) WLAN
General
1 6 (27.27%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Banking
2 2 (9.09%) Legal
3 1 (4.55%) Law
3 1 (4.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (22.73%) Analyst
1 5 (22.73%) Support Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) 2nd Line Support
2 4 (18.18%) Desktop Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) Desktop Support
2 4 (18.18%) IT Support
3 3 (13.64%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Floorwalker
3 3 (13.64%) Help Desk Support
3 3 (13.64%) IT Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) IT Support Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) O365 Floorwalker
3 3 (13.64%) Support Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
4 2 (9.09%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Junior
4 2 (9.09%) Service Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Blackberry
2 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (9.09%) iPhone
3 2 (9.09%) User Experience
4 1 (4.55%) BYOD
4 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.55%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 22 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (72.73%) Windows 7
3 13 (59.09%) Windows 10
4 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (13.64%) Mac OS
6 2 (9.09%) Android
6 2 (9.09%) Apple iOS
6 2 (9.09%) Linux
6 2 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (9.09%) Windows Server
6 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (9.09%) Windows XP
7 1 (4.55%) Mac OS X
7 1 (4.55%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (4.55%) Windows Phone
7 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (4.55%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (13.64%) ITIL
1 3 (13.64%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (9.09%) Document Management
2 2 (9.09%) Migration
2 2 (9.09%) Problem Management
2 2 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (9.09%) Server Monitoring
3 1 (4.55%) Asset Management
3 1 (4.55%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (4.55%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (4.55%) High Availability
3 1 (4.55%) Incident Management
3 1 (4.55%) ITIL V2
3 1 (4.55%) ITIL V3
3 1 (4.55%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (4.55%) Network Architecture
3 1 (4.55%) Patch Management
3 1 (4.55%) Performance Management
3 1 (4.55%) Project Planning
3 1 (4.55%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.64%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) Degree
System Software
1 15 (68.18%) Active Directory
2 2 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.55%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Jamf Pro
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (4.55%) SCCM
1 1 (4.55%) SCOM
1 1 (4.55%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 11 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.64%) Apple
2 3 (13.64%) Citrix
2 3 (13.64%) VMware
3 2 (9.09%) 3PAR
3 2 (9.09%) iManage
3 2 (9.09%) NetApp
3 2 (9.09%) Red Hat
4 1 (4.55%) Altiris
4 1 (4.55%) Avaya
4 1 (4.55%) Cisco
4 1 (4.55%) Ivanti
4 1 (4.55%) Lotus
4 1 (4.55%) Progress
4 1 (4.55%) Samsung
4 1 (4.55%) Wyse