Period
to 16 November 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 November 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 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 167 180 139
Rank change year-on-year +13 -41 +6
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 39 33 60
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.77% 0.64% 1.23%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.83% 2.89% 5.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 11 17
East of England median daily rate £213 £130 £125
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +63.46% +4.00% -37.50%
10th Percentile £125 £103 £82
90th Percentile £397 £195 £438
England median daily rate £185 £198 £175
% change year-on-year -6.33% +12.86% -7.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 12 33
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.50
10th Percentile £15.75 £15.00 £15.75
90th Percentile £17.25 £17.50 £17.25
England median hourly rate £16.00 £15.38 £16.25
% change year-on-year +4.07% -5.38% +1.56%

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 1,378 1,142 1,193
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 27.04% 22.14% 24.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 702 576 631
East of England median daily rate £400 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.34% +3.57% -
10th Percentile £135 £130 £155
90th Percentile £577 £550 £515
England median daily rate £425 £425 £410
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 152 167 152
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.33% +9.09% -5.71%
10th Percentile £12.25 £12.24 £10.75
90th Percentile £44.70 £52.50 £42.50
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year - +6.06% -

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 November 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
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 November 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
Essex -14 11 £175 +20.69% 3
Hertfordshire +2 9 £225 +73.08% 8
Cambridgeshire +1 7 - - 2
Suffolk 0 7 £150 -21.02% 1
Bedfordshire +15 3 £388 +19.23%
Norfolk - 2 £213 -
Windows 8
England

For the 6 months to 16 November 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 21 (53.85%) Office 365
4 20 (51.28%) Microsoft
5 19 (48.72%) Active Directory
5 19 (48.72%) Windows 10
6 13 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
7 11 (28.21%) Skype for Business
8 10 (25.64%) Skype
9 9 (23.08%) Citrix
9 9 (23.08%) Windows Server
10 8 (20.51%) Incident Management
11 6 (15.38%) Canon
11 6 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
11 6 (15.38%) Cisco
12 5 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
12 5 (12.82%) SCCM
13 4 (10.26%) PowerShell
13 4 (10.26%) Fat Client
13 4 (10.26%) Apple iOS
13 4 (10.26%) Thin Client
13 4 (10.26%) Sophos
13 4 (10.26%) Pharmaceutical
13 4 (10.26%) SQL
13 4 (10.26%) Windows XP
13 4 (10.26%) Risk Assessment
14 3 (7.69%) VMware
14 3 (7.69%) Firewall
14 3 (7.69%) Finance
14 3 (7.69%) Apple

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 11 (28.21%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 13 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 21 (53.85%) Office 365
2 2 (5.13%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 10 (25.64%) Skype
2 3 (7.69%) Firewall
3 2 (5.13%) DHCP
3 2 (5.13%) DNS
3 2 (5.13%) VoIP
4 1 (2.56%) Internet
4 1 (2.56%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (2.56%) SAN
4 1 (2.56%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.56%) VPN
4 1 (2.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.13%) SQL Server
1 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2016
2 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database
General
1 4 (10.26%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (7.69%) Finance
3 2 (5.13%) Retail
4 1 (2.56%) French Language
4 1 (2.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (41.03%) Support Engineer
2 13 (33.33%) Analyst
3 12 (30.77%) Desktop Support
4 11 (28.21%) Desktop Engineer
5 10 (25.64%) Support Analyst
6 8 (20.51%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 8 (20.51%) 2nd Line Support
6 8 (20.51%) Active Directory Support
6 8 (20.51%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 7 (17.95%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 7 (17.95%) Active Directory Analyst
7 7 (17.95%) Active Directory Support Analyst
7 7 (17.95%) Citrix Analyst
7 7 (17.95%) Citrix Support
7 7 (17.95%) Citrix Support Analyst
7 7 (17.95%) Help Desk Analyst
7 7 (17.95%) Help Desk Support
7 7 (17.95%) Help Desk Support Analyst
7 7 (17.95%) Windows Support Analyst
8 5 (12.82%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.26%) Fat Client
2 4 (10.26%) Thin Client
3 2 (5.13%) Blackberry
3 2 (5.13%) iPad
3 2 (5.13%) iPhone
4 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.56%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 39 (100.00%) Windows
2 35 (89.74%) Windows 7
3 19 (48.72%) Windows 10
4 9 (23.08%) Windows Server
5 4 (10.26%) Apple iOS
5 4 (10.26%) Windows XP
6 3 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (5.13%) Mac OS X
7 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (2.56%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (20.51%) Incident Management
2 6 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
3 4 (10.26%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (5.13%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (5.13%) ITIL
4 2 (5.13%) Migration
4 2 (5.13%) Security Patching
5 1 (2.56%) Configuration Management
5 1 (2.56%) Creative Marketing
5 1 (2.56%) High Availability
5 1 (2.56%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 1 (2.56%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 1 (2.56%) Patch Management
5 1 (2.56%) Project Management
5 1 (2.56%) Server Management
5 1 (2.56%) Server Patching
5 1 (2.56%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.26%) PowerShell
1 4 (10.26%) SQL
2 1 (2.56%) Bash Shell
2 1 (2.56%) VBScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) GMP
System Software
1 19 (48.72%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.56%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.56%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.56%) vSphere
3 1 (2.56%) XenApp
3 1 (2.56%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (12.82%) SCCM
2 1 (2.56%) AirWatch
2 1 (2.56%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 20 (51.28%) Microsoft
2 9 (23.08%) Citrix
3 6 (15.38%) Canon
3 6 (15.38%) Cisco
4 4 (10.26%) Sophos
5 3 (7.69%) Apple
5 3 (7.69%) VMware
6 2 (5.13%) Snow
6 2 (5.13%) Splunk
6 2 (5.13%) Symantec
7 1 (2.56%) ESET
7 1 (2.56%) Oracle