Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 2017 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
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 124 138 119
Rank change year-on-year +14 -19 -10
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 25 17 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.79% 0.51% 0.87%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.69% 3.16% 4.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 7 10
East Midlands median daily rate £225 £210 £215
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -2.33% -21.82%
10th Percentile £109 £124 £107
90th Percentile £303 £425 £288
England median daily rate £200 £175 £190
% change year-on-year +14.29% -7.89% -19.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 14
East Midlands median hourly rate £13.50 £13.75 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.82% -12.70% +21.15%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.40 £10.41
90th Percentile £23.20 £14.50 £19.08
England median hourly rate £15.25 £16.13 £16.00
% change year-on-year -5.43% +0.78% +14.29%

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 677 538 626
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 21.34% 16.27% 19.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 406 308 287
East Midlands median daily rate £325 £375 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.33% +10.29% +4.62%
10th Percentile £188 £132 £198
90th Percentile £500 £538 £475
England median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 69 106
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.20 £13.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.19% +8.00% -3.85%
10th Percentile £10.29 £10.00 £10.00
90th Percentile £30.58 £21.52 £19.08
England median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +6.06% - +6.45%

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 18 November 2017.

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 18 November 2017.

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 18 November 2017. 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 +2 7 £225 -
Nottinghamshire +7 6 £170 - 2
Lincolnshire 0 5 - -
Derbyshire -8 5 £125 +0.81% 1
Northamptonshire +7 2 £283 +76.56% 3
Windows 8
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, 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 25 (100.00%) Windows
2 22 (88.00%) Windows 7
3 17 (68.00%) Active Directory
4 14 (56.00%) Microsoft
5 13 (52.00%) Migration
6 9 (36.00%) SQL
6 9 (36.00%) Apple iOS
7 7 (28.00%) ITIL
8 6 (24.00%) Microsoft Office
8 6 (24.00%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (24.00%) MS Exchange
8 6 (24.00%) WAN
8 6 (24.00%) Cisco
8 6 (24.00%) CCNA
8 6 (24.00%) Office 365
8 6 (24.00%) Smartphone
8 6 (24.00%) Windows 10
9 5 (20.00%) Patch Management
9 5 (20.00%) Finance
9 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
9 5 (20.00%) Android
9 5 (20.00%) VMware
9 5 (20.00%) LAN
9 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (20.00%) HP
9 5 (20.00%) Citrix
9 5 (20.00%) IIS
9 5 (20.00%) .NET

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 (24.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (20.00%) IIS
3 4 (16.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (8.00%) IBM Notes
5 2 (8.00%) SharePoint
5 2 (8.00%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (8.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (24.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (4.00%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 6 (24.00%) Office 365
2 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (24.00%) WAN
2 5 (20.00%) LAN
3 4 (16.00%) VPN
4 3 (12.00%) VLAN
5 2 (8.00%) DHCP
5 2 (8.00%) DNS
5 2 (8.00%) NAS
5 2 (8.00%) SAN
5 2 (8.00%) Skype
5 2 (8.00%) TCP/IP
6 1 (4.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (8.00%) Subversion
1 2 (8.00%) Xcode
General
1 5 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Banking
3 1 (4.00%) Electronics
3 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.00%) Marketing
3 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (24.00%) Support Engineer
2 5 (20.00%) Analyst
2 5 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 4 (16.00%) Mobile Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Infrastructure Technician
4 3 (12.00%) Network Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Desktop Support
5 2 (8.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Help Desk Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Help Desk Support
5 2 (8.00%) Help Desk Support Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) iOS Developer
5 2 (8.00%) IT Support
5 2 (8.00%) IT Support Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.00%) .NET
2 2 (8.00%) Cocoa
2 2 (8.00%) HTML
2 2 (8.00%) JSON
2 2 (8.00%) REST
2 2 (8.00%) SOAP
2 2 (8.00%) Web Services
2 2 (8.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) Smartphone
2 5 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (16.00%) Fat Client
3 4 (16.00%) Thin Client
4 2 (8.00%) Blackberry
5 1 (4.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 25 (100.00%) Windows
2 22 (88.00%) Windows 7
3 9 (36.00%) Apple iOS
4 6 (24.00%) Windows 10
5 5 (20.00%) Android
5 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (12.00%) Windows Server
7 3 (12.00%) Windows XP
8 2 (8.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (52.00%) Migration
2 7 (28.00%) ITIL
3 5 (20.00%) Patch Management
4 4 (16.00%) Break/Fix
4 4 (16.00%) Data Migration
4 4 (16.00%) Time Management
5 2 (8.00%) Data Management
5 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Management
5 2 (8.00%) iOS Development
5 2 (8.00%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (4.00%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (4.00%) Data Analysis
6 1 (4.00%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (4.00%) OOD
6 1 (4.00%) Programme Management
6 1 (4.00%) Server Monitoring
6 1 (4.00%) Server Virtualisation
6 1 (4.00%) Service Design
6 1 (4.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (36.00%) SQL
2 2 (8.00%) Apple Swift
2 2 (8.00%) Objective-C
2 2 (8.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (8.00%) VBScript
3 1 (4.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (24.00%) CCNA
1 6 (24.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (12.00%) CCNP
4 2 (8.00%) Degree
4 2 (8.00%) MCSA
4 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (4.00%) MCSE
5 1 (4.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 17 (68.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (8.00%) Firmware
3 2 (8.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (8.00%) XenApp
3 2 (8.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (12.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (56.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (24.00%) Cisco
3 5 (20.00%) Citrix
3 5 (20.00%) HP
3 5 (20.00%) VMware
4 2 (8.00%) Apple
4 2 (8.00%) Lotus
5 1 (4.00%) SAP
5 1 (4.00%) SolarWinds