Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 116 129 134
Rank change year-on-year +13 +5 -15
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 22 20 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.81% 0.65% 0.49%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.68% 3.12% 2.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 13 7
East Midlands median daily rate £196 £150 £210
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.83% -28.57% -11.58%
10th Percentile £114 £123 £124
90th Percentile £372 £317 £425
England median daily rate £175 £178 £183
% change year-on-year -1.41% -2.74% -3.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 3
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.50 £13.25 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.43% -5.36% -18.84%
10th Percentile £13.35 £13.00 £13.50
90th Percentile £16.45 £19.75 £14.50
England median hourly rate £15.50 £14.75 £16.00
% change year-on-year +5.08% -7.81% +4.85%

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 598 642 551
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 21.97% 20.76% 16.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 354 387 314
East Midlands median daily rate £350 £325 £389
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -16.40% +16.04%
10th Percentile £130 £188 £150
90th Percentile £525 £500 £571
England median daily rate £435 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +2.35% +3.66% +4.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 79 62
East Midlands median hourly rate £17.50 £14.20 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.24% +5.19% +8.00%
10th Percentile £11.23 £10.22 £10.00
90th Percentile £29.00 £43.00 £23.38
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year - +6.06% -

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 21 October 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
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 21 October 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 +14 8 £129 -42.78%
Northamptonshire -9 6 £358 +9.16% 1
Nottinghamshire +8 5 £263 - 3
Derbyshire +3 2 - -
Lincolnshire +5 1 £115 - 3
Windows 8
England

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 22 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 16 (72.73%) Active Directory
3 15 (68.18%) Windows 10
4 13 (59.09%) Office 365
4 13 (59.09%) Windows 7
5 12 (54.55%) Apple iOS
6 11 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
7 9 (40.91%) Windows XP
7 9 (40.91%) MS Exchange
7 9 (40.91%) VPN
7 9 (40.91%) Exchange Server 2003
7 9 (40.91%) Exchange Server 2010
8 8 (36.36%) Citrix
9 7 (31.82%) Migration
10 6 (27.27%) Telecoms
10 6 (27.27%) Finance
11 5 (22.73%) Apple
11 5 (22.73%) Blackberry
11 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (13.64%) Firewall
12 3 (13.64%) Cocoa
12 3 (13.64%) Xcode
12 3 (13.64%) Objective-C
12 3 (13.64%) Banking
12 3 (13.64%) Subversion
12 3 (13.64%) JSON
12 3 (13.64%) SCCM
12 3 (13.64%) Git (software)
12 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008

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 9 (40.91%) Exchange Server 2003
1 9 (40.91%) Exchange Server 2010
1 9 (40.91%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (4.55%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 11 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 13 (59.09%) Office 365
2 1 (4.55%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (40.91%) VPN
2 3 (13.64%) Firewall
3 1 (4.55%) Internet
3 1 (4.55%) IP Telephony
3 1 (4.55%) LAN
3 1 (4.55%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.55%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Git (software)
1 3 (13.64%) Subversion
1 3 (13.64%) Xcode
General
1 6 (27.27%) Finance
1 6 (27.27%) Telecoms
2 3 (13.64%) Banking
3 1 (4.55%) Electronics
3 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.55%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (59.09%) Analyst
2 11 (50.00%) Support Analyst
3 5 (22.73%) IT Support
4 4 (18.18%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (18.18%) IT Analyst
4 4 (18.18%) IT Support Analyst
5 3 (13.64%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 3 (13.64%) Developer
5 3 (13.64%) iOS Developer
5 3 (13.64%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (13.64%) Senior Support Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) Desktop Support
6 2 (9.09%) Migration Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) Network Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) Network Support
6 2 (9.09%) Network Support Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) Service Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) Service Desk Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) Cocoa
1 3 (13.64%) HTML
1 3 (13.64%) JSON
1 3 (13.64%) REST
1 3 (13.64%) SOAP
1 3 (13.64%) Web Services
1 3 (13.64%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Blackberry
2 1 (4.55%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 22 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (68.18%) Windows 10
3 13 (59.09%) Windows 7
4 12 (54.55%) Apple iOS
5 9 (40.91%) Windows XP
6 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (13.64%) Mac OS X
7 3 (13.64%) Windows Server
7 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (9.09%) Android
9 1 (4.55%) Windows Phone
9 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) Migration
2 3 (13.64%) iOS Development
3 2 (9.09%) ITIL
3 2 (9.09%) Project Management
4 1 (4.55%) Application Virtualisation
4 1 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (4.55%) Change Management
4 1 (4.55%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (4.55%) Network Virtualisation
4 1 (4.55%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (4.55%) Programme Management
4 1 (4.55%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.64%) Apple Swift
1 3 (13.64%) Objective-C
2 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.55%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) MCP
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 16 (72.73%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.55%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.55%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) SCCM
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (4.55%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (4.55%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 16 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 8 (36.36%) Citrix
3 5 (22.73%) Apple
4 2 (9.09%) Cisco
4 2 (9.09%) HP
4 2 (9.09%) ServiceNow
5 1 (4.55%) SAP