Period
to 16 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 16 August 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 of England
6 months to
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 163 158 116
Rank change year-on-year -5 -42 +50
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 39 35 79
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.79% 0.75% 1.53%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.24% 3.24% 6.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 16 27
East of England median daily rate £140 £130 £153
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -14.75% -23.75%
10th Percentile £113 £103 £104
90th Percentile £279 £525 £438
England median daily rate £175 £185 £200
% change year-on-year -5.41% -7.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 12 36
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.71% +6.06% -
10th Percentile £15.75 £15.75 £15.75
90th Percentile £18.25 £17.50 £17.50
England median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.26
% change year-on-year +13.79% -4.98% -5.80%

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 of England with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 1,205 1,080 1,218
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 24.31% 23.20% 23.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 617 550 667
East of England median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £138 £140 £152
90th Percentile £588 £575 £538
England median daily rate £438 £425 £401
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.12% +6.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 147 149 173
East of England median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.57% +6.06% -10.81%
10th Percentile £11.18 £13.00 £12.50
90th Percentile £45.25 £47.60 £43.50
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.35 £16.50
% change year-on-year +0.86% +5.15% -

Windows 8
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows 8 in the East of England

Windows 8
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows 8 in the East of England

Windows 8
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows 8 in the East of England over the 6 months to 16 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows 8 in the East of England

Windows 8
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows 8 in the East of England

Windows 8
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows 8 in the East of England over the 6 months to 16 August 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Windows 8 in the East of England

Windows 8
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 6 months to 16 August 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
Hertfordshire -4 14 £130 - 4
Essex +9 11 £125 -3.85% 1
Suffolk -14 5 £150 -21.02%
Bedfordshire +4 4 £249 - 1
Cambridgeshire 0 3 - -
Norfolk - 2 £213 -
Windows 8
England

For the 6 months to 16 August 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 of England region with a requirement for Windows 8.

1 39 (100.00%) Windows
2 35 (89.74%) Windows 7
3 27 (69.23%) Microsoft
4 23 (58.97%) Microsoft Office
5 16 (41.03%) Active Directory
6 13 (33.33%) Office 365
7 10 (25.64%) Windows 10
8 9 (23.08%) Citrix
9 8 (20.51%) Incident Management
10 7 (17.95%) Windows Server
11 6 (15.38%) Skype for Business
11 6 (15.38%) Skype
12 5 (12.82%) SCCM
12 5 (12.82%) Problem-Solving
12 5 (12.82%) Apple
13 4 (10.26%) Cisco
13 4 (10.26%) ITIL
13 4 (10.26%) Canon
13 4 (10.26%) iPhone
13 4 (10.26%) Windows Server 2012
14 3 (7.69%) Mobile Device Management
14 3 (7.69%) Apple iOS
14 3 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
14 3 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
14 3 (7.69%) PowerShell
14 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
14 3 (7.69%) Symantec
14 3 (7.69%) Sophos
14 3 (7.69%) Firewall
14 3 (7.69%) VMware

Windows 8
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 (15.38%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 23 (58.97%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (5.13%) AutoCAD
4 1 (2.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 13 (33.33%) Office 365
2 1 (2.56%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.38%) Skype
2 3 (7.69%) Firewall
3 2 (5.13%) DHCP
3 2 (5.13%) DNS
3 2 (5.13%) VoIP
3 2 (5.13%) VPN
3 2 (5.13%) Wireless
4 1 (2.56%) Internet
4 1 (2.56%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (2.56%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.56%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.56%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 3 (7.69%) Finance
2 2 (5.13%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (5.13%) Retail
3 1 (2.56%) French Language
Job Titles
1 18 (46.15%) Analyst
2 13 (33.33%) Support Engineer
3 10 (25.64%) Desktop Support
3 10 (25.64%) Help Desk Analyst
3 10 (25.64%) Help Desk Support
3 10 (25.64%) Help Desk Support Analyst
3 10 (25.64%) Service Analyst
3 10 (25.64%) Service Desk Analyst
3 10 (25.64%) Windows Support Analyst
4 9 (23.08%) Desktop Engineer
5 8 (20.51%) Active Directory Analyst
5 8 (20.51%) Active Directory Support
5 8 (20.51%) Active Directory Support Analyst
5 8 (20.51%) Citrix Analyst
5 8 (20.51%) Citrix Support
5 8 (20.51%) Citrix Support Analyst
5 8 (20.51%) Support Analyst
6 7 (17.95%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 7 (17.95%) 2nd Line Support
6 7 (17.95%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.26%) iPhone
2 3 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.13%) Blackberry
3 2 (5.13%) iPad
3 2 (5.13%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 39 (100.00%) Windows
2 35 (89.74%) Windows 7
3 10 (25.64%) Windows 10
4 7 (17.95%) Windows Server
5 4 (10.26%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (7.69%) Apple iOS
6 3 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (5.13%) Mac OS X
7 2 (5.13%) Windows Vista
7 2 (5.13%) Windows XP
8 1 (2.56%) Android
8 1 (2.56%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (20.51%) Incident Management
2 5 (12.82%) Problem-Solving
3 4 (10.26%) ITIL
4 3 (7.69%) Mobile Device Management
5 2 (5.13%) Security Patching
6 1 (2.56%) ITSM
6 1 (2.56%) Migration
6 1 (2.56%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.56%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.69%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.56%) MCSE
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (2.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) GMP
System Software
1 16 (41.03%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.56%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.56%) XenApp
3 1 (2.56%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (12.82%) SCCM
2 1 (2.56%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (2.56%) SCOM
Vendors
1 27 (69.23%) Microsoft
2 9 (23.08%) Citrix
3 5 (12.82%) Apple
4 4 (10.26%) Canon
4 4 (10.26%) Cisco
5 3 (7.69%) Sophos
5 3 (7.69%) Symantec
5 3 (7.69%) VMware
6 2 (5.13%) HP
6 2 (5.13%) Snow
6 2 (5.13%) Splunk
7 1 (2.56%) Dell
7 1 (2.56%) ESET