Period
to 22 January 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 22 January 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
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 120 131 117
Rank change year-on-year +11 -14 -1
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 27 16 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.91% 0.51% 0.83%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.15% 3.07% 4.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 8 13
East Midlands median daily rate £225 £155 £114
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +45.16% +35.96% -34.86%
10th Percentile £98 £122 £107
90th Percentile £266 £425 £212
England median daily rate £215 £168 £190
% change year-on-year +28.36% -11.84% -7.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 14
East Midlands median hourly rate £17.50 £11.00 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +59.09% -36.23% +32.69%
10th Percentile £15.50 £10.50 £10.41
90th Percentile £23.50 £13.10 £20.00
England median hourly rate £15.00 £16.29 £15.26
% change year-on-year -7.92% +6.75% +9.00%

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 East Midlands with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
East Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 650 521 623
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 21.81% 16.74% 19.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 388 310 280
East Midlands median daily rate £333 £325 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.31% -6.47% +4.12%
10th Percentile £174 £125 £163
90th Percentile £532 £494 £475
England median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 60 94
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.55 £13.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.62% - -3.70%
10th Percentile £10.29 £9.95 £9.75
90th Percentile £30.00 £28.63 £22.78
England median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year +6.06% -2.94% +6.25%

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 22 January 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 22 January 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 22 January 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
Nottinghamshire +10 9 £134 - 2
Northamptonshire +11 5 £238 +53.23% 2
Derbyshire +4 5 £125 +0.81% 1
Lincolnshire +4 4 - - 1
Leicestershire -3 4 £225 +73.08% 1
Windows 8
England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Windows 8.

1 27 (100.00%) Windows
2 24 (88.89%) Windows 7
3 16 (59.26%) Active Directory
4 13 (48.15%) Microsoft
5 10 (37.04%) Migration
6 8 (29.63%) Finance
6 8 (29.63%) Apple iOS
7 7 (25.93%) Windows 10
7 7 (25.93%) SQL
8 6 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
8 6 (22.22%) ITIL
8 6 (22.22%) MS Exchange
8 6 (22.22%) Cisco
8 6 (22.22%) WAN
8 6 (22.22%) HP
8 6 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (22.22%) CCNA
9 5 (18.52%) Cocoa
9 5 (18.52%) Xcode
9 5 (18.52%) Objective-C
9 5 (18.52%) VMware
9 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (18.52%) Citrix
9 5 (18.52%) Mac OS X
9 5 (18.52%) Apple
9 5 (18.52%) LAN
9 5 (18.52%) HTML
9 5 (18.52%) SOAP
9 5 (18.52%) Web Services
9 5 (18.52%) XML

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 6 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 4 (14.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (11.11%) IIS
4 2 (7.41%) IBM Notes
4 2 (7.41%) SharePoint
4 2 (7.41%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (7.41%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.70%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.81%) Office 365
2 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (22.22%) WAN
2 5 (18.52%) LAN
3 4 (14.81%) VPN
4 3 (11.11%) VLAN
5 2 (7.41%) DHCP
5 2 (7.41%) DNS
5 2 (7.41%) NAS
5 2 (7.41%) SAN
5 2 (7.41%) Skype
5 2 (7.41%) TCP/IP
6 1 (3.70%) Internet
6 1 (3.70%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (18.52%) Git (software)
1 5 (18.52%) Subversion
1 5 (18.52%) Xcode
General
1 8 (29.63%) Finance
2 5 (18.52%) Banking
3 1 (3.70%) Electronics
3 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.70%) Marketing
3 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (25.93%) Analyst
2 5 (18.52%) Developer
2 5 (18.52%) iOS Developer
2 5 (18.52%) Objective-C Developer
3 3 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (11.11%) Deployment Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) Infrastructure Technician
3 3 (11.11%) Mobile Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) Network Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) Support Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Desktop Support
4 2 (7.41%) Help Desk Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Service Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Support Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (3.70%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (18.52%) Cocoa
1 5 (18.52%) HTML
1 5 (18.52%) JSON
1 5 (18.52%) REST
1 5 (18.52%) SOAP
1 5 (18.52%) Web Services
1 5 (18.52%) XML
2 3 (11.11%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Fat Client
1 4 (14.81%) Thin Client
2 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.41%) Blackberry
4 1 (3.70%) NHS
4 1 (3.70%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 27 (100.00%) Windows
2 24 (88.89%) Windows 7
3 8 (29.63%) Apple iOS
4 7 (25.93%) Windows 10
5 5 (18.52%) Mac OS X
5 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (11.11%) Android
7 3 (11.11%) Windows Server
7 3 (11.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (37.04%) Migration
2 6 (22.22%) ITIL
3 5 (18.52%) iOS Development
4 3 (11.11%) Data Migration
4 3 (11.11%) Patch Management
4 3 (11.11%) Time Management
5 2 (7.41%) Data Management
5 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Management
6 1 (3.70%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (3.70%) Customer-Centricity
6 1 (3.70%) Data Analysis
6 1 (3.70%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (3.70%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (3.70%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (3.70%) Programme Management
6 1 (3.70%) Server Monitoring
6 1 (3.70%) Server Virtualisation
6 1 (3.70%) Service Design
6 1 (3.70%) Service Management
6 1 (3.70%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.93%) SQL
2 5 (18.52%) Apple Swift
2 5 (18.52%) Objective-C
3 2 (7.41%) PowerShell
3 2 (7.41%) VB
3 2 (7.41%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (22.22%) CCNA
1 6 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (11.11%) CCNP
4 2 (7.41%) Degree
4 2 (7.41%) MCSA
4 2 (7.41%) Security Cleared
5 1 (3.70%) MCSE
5 1 (3.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 16 (59.26%) Active Directory
2 4 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (7.41%) Firmware
3 2 (7.41%) Hyper-V
3 2 (7.41%) XenApp
3 2 (7.41%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (11.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (48.15%) Microsoft
2 6 (22.22%) Cisco
2 6 (22.22%) HP
3 5 (18.52%) Apple
3 5 (18.52%) Citrix
3 5 (18.52%) VMware
4 2 (7.41%) Lotus
5 1 (3.70%) SAP
5 1 (3.70%) SolarWinds