Period
to 26 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 26 April 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
England > East Midlands
6 months to
26 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 110 116 107
Rank change year-on-year +6 -9 +8
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 37 25 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.25% 0.82% 1.05%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.13% 4.30% 5.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 21 20
East Midlands median daily rate £238 £180 £114
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +31.94% +57.89% -35.77%
10th Percentile £123 £123 £107
90th Percentile £380 £330 £221
England median daily rate £200 £165 £200
% change year-on-year +21.21% -17.50% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 17
East Midlands median hourly rate £17.50 £11.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +59.09% -45.00% +29.03%
England median hourly rate £15.86 £16.18 £16.50
% change year-on-year -1.98% -1.94% +3.13%

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 East Midlands with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
East Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 721 582 658
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 24.30% 18.99% 20.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 434 338 318
East Midlands median daily rate £375 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -7.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £188 £135 £155
90th Percentile £525 £477 £479
England median daily rate £445 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +4.71% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 64 75
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.86 £14.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.29% - -3.45%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.00 £9.75
90th Percentile £20.80 £40.70 £36.00
England median hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £17.00

Windows 8
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing Windows 8 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Windows 8 in the East Midlands

Windows 8
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows 8 in the East Midlands

Windows 8
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows 8 in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 26 April 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows 8 in the East Midlands

Windows 8
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows 8 in the East Midlands

Windows 8
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows 8 in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 26 April 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Windows 8 in the East Midlands

Windows 8
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 8 within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 26 April 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicestershire +15 13 £325 +8.33%
Northamptonshire +7 10 £238 +53.23%
Nottinghamshire -10 8 £225 +1.12% 3
Lincolnshire - 3 - - 2
Derbyshire +4 2 £125 - 1
Windows 8
England

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Windows 8.

1 37 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (54.05%) Windows 7
2 20 (54.05%) Windows 10
3 19 (51.35%) Microsoft
4 18 (48.65%) Finance
5 17 (45.95%) Apple iOS
6 16 (43.24%) Migration
6 16 (43.24%) Microsoft Office
7 14 (37.84%) Active Directory
8 12 (32.43%) Citrix
9 10 (27.03%) Windows XP
10 9 (24.32%) Apple
10 9 (24.32%) Office 365
11 8 (21.62%) REST
11 8 (21.62%) Apple Swift
11 8 (21.62%) iOS Development
11 8 (21.62%) Subversion
11 8 (21.62%) JSON
11 8 (21.62%) Git (software)
11 8 (21.62%) Microsoft Certification
11 8 (21.62%) SOAP
11 8 (21.62%) Web Services
11 8 (21.62%) XML
11 8 (21.62%) HTML
11 8 (21.62%) Mac OS X
11 8 (21.62%) Cocoa
11 8 (21.62%) Xcode
11 8 (21.62%) Objective-C
12 7 (18.92%) Blackberry
12 7 (18.92%) MS Exchange

Windows 8
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 (18.92%) Exchange Server 2003
1 7 (18.92%) Exchange Server 2010
1 7 (18.92%) MS Exchange
2 4 (10.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 4 (10.81%) IBM Notes
2 4 (10.81%) SharePoint
2 4 (10.81%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (5.41%) Skype for Business
4 1 (2.70%) IIS
Applications
1 16 (43.24%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (24.32%) Office 365
2 6 (16.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (13.51%) PaaS
3 5 (13.51%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (16.22%) VPN
2 3 (8.11%) Firewall
3 2 (5.41%) DHCP
3 2 (5.41%) DNS
3 2 (5.41%) IP Telephony
3 2 (5.41%) Skype
4 1 (2.70%) Intranet
4 1 (2.70%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.70%) WAN
4 1 (2.70%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.41%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (21.62%) Git (software)
1 8 (21.62%) Subversion
1 8 (21.62%) Xcode
General
1 18 (48.65%) Finance
2 6 (16.22%) Banking
3 3 (8.11%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (32.43%) Analyst
2 8 (21.62%) Developer
2 8 (21.62%) iOS Developer
2 8 (21.62%) Support Analyst
3 7 (18.92%) 2nd Line Support
4 6 (16.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (16.22%) Objective-C Developer
5 5 (13.51%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 5 (13.51%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (10.81%) 1st Line Support
6 4 (10.81%) Help Desk Analyst
6 4 (10.81%) Help Desk Support
6 4 (10.81%) Migration Analyst
7 3 (8.11%) Azure Engineer
7 3 (8.11%) Cloud Engineer
7 3 (8.11%) Help Desk Support Analyst
7 3 (8.11%) Network Analyst
7 3 (8.11%) Senior Cloud Engineer
7 3 (8.11%) Service Analyst
7 3 (8.11%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (21.62%) Cocoa
1 8 (21.62%) HTML
1 8 (21.62%) JSON
1 8 (21.62%) REST
1 8 (21.62%) SOAP
1 8 (21.62%) Web Services
1 8 (21.62%) XML
2 1 (2.70%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.92%) Blackberry
2 6 (16.22%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (16.22%) Fat Client
2 6 (16.22%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.70%) CMDB
3 1 (2.70%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (2.70%) NHS
3 1 (2.70%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 37 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (54.05%) Windows 10
2 20 (54.05%) Windows 7
3 17 (45.95%) Apple iOS
4 10 (27.03%) Windows XP
5 8 (21.62%) Mac OS X
6 4 (10.81%) Android
6 4 (10.81%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (8.11%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (5.41%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (43.24%) Migration
2 8 (21.62%) iOS Development
3 5 (13.51%) Problem-Solving
4 4 (10.81%) ITIL
4 4 (10.81%) Time Management
5 3 (8.11%) Data Migration
5 3 (8.11%) Load Balancing
5 3 (8.11%) Project Management
6 2 (5.41%) Change Management
6 2 (5.41%) Decision-Making
6 2 (5.41%) Network Virtualisation
6 2 (5.41%) Service Management
7 1 (2.70%) Business Continuity
7 1 (2.70%) Configuration Management
7 1 (2.70%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (2.70%) Customer-Centricity
7 1 (2.70%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (2.70%) Infrastructure Management
7 1 (2.70%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (2.70%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (21.62%) Apple Swift
1 8 (21.62%) Objective-C
2 4 (10.81%) PowerShell
2 4 (10.81%) VBScript
3 1 (2.70%) SQL
3 1 (2.70%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (21.62%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (8.11%) MCSE
3 2 (5.41%) CCNA
3 2 (5.41%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.70%) CCNP
4 1 (2.70%) DBS Check
4 1 (2.70%) Degree
4 1 (2.70%) MCSA
4 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 14 (37.84%) Active Directory
2 4 (10.81%) Hyper-V
2 4 (10.81%) XenDesktop
3 3 (8.11%) BitLocker
4 2 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (2.70%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Intune
1 2 (5.41%) SCCM
1 2 (5.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 19 (51.35%) Microsoft
2 12 (32.43%) Citrix
3 9 (24.32%) Apple
4 6 (16.22%) HP
5 4 (10.81%) Lotus
6 2 (5.41%) Cisco
6 2 (5.41%) VMware
7 1 (2.70%) Symantec