Period
to 18 July 2019

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 18 July 2019 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
18 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 215 232 211
Rank change year-on-year +17 -21 +2
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 23 24 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.35% 0.34% 0.36%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.76% 1.63% 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 13 21
City of London median daily rate £165 £163 £118
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.54% +38.30% -62.40%
10th Percentile £115 £117 £105
90th Percentile £363 £426 £244
Central London median daily rate £175 £156 £130
% change year-on-year +12.00% +20.19% -56.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 0
City of London median hourly rate £12.69 £14.80 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.26% - -
Central London median hourly rate £12.69 £14.80 -
% change year-on-year -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 1,304 1,470 1,339
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 19.61% 20.76% 20.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 999 1,150 1,050
City of London median daily rate £488 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £169 £213 £245
90th Percentile £650 £663 £650
Central London median daily rate £475 £500 £475
% change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% +5.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 65 31
City of London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.70 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.30% +10.00% -10.53%
10th Percentile £12.04 £14.32 £12.75
90th Percentile £38.23 £23.50 £30.00
Central London median hourly rate £21.00 £19.25 £18.69
% change year-on-year +9.09% +3.00% +2.41%

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 18 July 2019.

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 18 July 2019, 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 23 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (78.26%) Active Directory
2 18 (78.26%) Windows 7
3 16 (69.57%) Microsoft
4 14 (60.87%) Windows 10
5 11 (47.83%) Microsoft Office
6 9 (39.13%) TCP/IP
7 8 (34.78%) DNS
8 7 (30.43%) ITIL
8 7 (30.43%) MS Exchange
9 6 (26.09%) Exchange Server 2010
10 5 (21.74%) PowerShell
10 5 (21.74%) Office 365
10 5 (21.74%) Problem-Solving
10 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (21.74%) Wireless
10 5 (21.74%) Finance
10 5 (21.74%) Banking
10 5 (21.74%) SCCM
11 4 (17.39%) MCDST
11 4 (17.39%) WMI
11 4 (17.39%) A+ Certification
11 4 (17.39%) MCSA
11 4 (17.39%) VBScript
11 4 (17.39%) DHCP
11 4 (17.39%) HTTP
11 4 (17.39%) Perfmon
11 4 (17.39%) Task Automation
11 4 (17.39%) Mac OS
12 3 (13.04%) Android

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 7 (30.43%) MS Exchange
2 6 (26.09%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (13.04%) SharePoint
4 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (4.35%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 11 (47.83%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (21.74%) Office 365
2 2 (8.70%) G Suite
3 1 (4.35%) GoToWebinar
Communications & Networking
1 9 (39.13%) TCP/IP
2 8 (34.78%) DNS
3 5 (21.74%) Wireless
4 4 (17.39%) DHCP
4 4 (17.39%) HTTP
5 3 (13.04%) LAN
5 3 (13.04%) WAN
6 2 (8.70%) Firewall
6 2 (8.70%) Skype
6 2 (8.70%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (8.70%) WLAN
7 1 (4.35%) SAN
7 1 (4.35%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (21.74%) Banking
1 5 (21.74%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Law
3 1 (4.35%) Portuguese Language
3 1 (4.35%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (52.17%) Desktop Support
2 10 (43.48%) Support Engineer
3 8 (34.78%) Desktop Engineer
3 8 (34.78%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 5 (21.74%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (13.04%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
5 3 (13.04%) Administrator
5 3 (13.04%) Deployment Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) Desktop Administrator
5 3 (13.04%) Mac Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
6 2 (8.70%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 2 (8.70%) Exchange Support
6 2 (8.70%) IT Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) IT Support
6 2 (8.70%) IT Support Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Windows Administrator
7 1 (4.35%) Desktop Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Help Desk Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (8.70%) Blackberry
1 2 (8.70%) CCTV
1 2 (8.70%) Hybrid Cloud
1 2 (8.70%) iPhone
1 2 (8.70%) Mobile App
1 2 (8.70%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 23 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (78.26%) Windows 7
3 14 (60.87%) Windows 10
4 4 (17.39%) Mac OS
5 3 (13.04%) Android
5 3 (13.04%) Apple iOS
5 3 (13.04%) Mac OS X
5 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (8.70%) Windows Server
7 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) ITIL
2 5 (21.74%) Problem-Solving
3 4 (17.39%) Task Automation
4 3 (13.04%) Data Migration
4 3 (13.04%) Migration
4 3 (13.04%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (13.04%) Service Management
4 3 (13.04%) Time Management
5 2 (8.70%) Desktop Virtualisation
5 2 (8.70%) Software Licensing
6 1 (4.35%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (4.35%) Load Balancing
6 1 (4.35%) Mentoring
6 1 (4.35%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (21.74%) PowerShell
2 4 (17.39%) VBScript
3 2 (8.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (17.39%) A+ Certification
2 4 (17.39%) MCDST
2 4 (17.39%) MCSA
3 2 (8.70%) DBS Check
4 1 (4.35%) ACSP
4 1 (4.35%) ACTC
4 1 (4.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) PMO
System Software
1 18 (78.26%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (21.74%) SCCM
2 4 (17.39%) Perfmon
2 4 (17.39%) WMI
3 2 (8.70%) Jamf Pro
3 2 (8.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 16 (69.57%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.04%) Apple
2 3 (13.04%) VMware
3 2 (8.70%) Altiris
3 2 (8.70%) Google
3 2 (8.70%) Wyse
4 1 (4.35%) Avaya
4 1 (4.35%) Cisco
4 1 (4.35%) Citrix