The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 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 3 months to 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows 8
Scotland / Glasgow
Rank - 52 66
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 0 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow - 0.35% 0.24%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 1.77% 1.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Median daily rate - £96 £347
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -72.40%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £150 £180 £168
% change year-on-year -16.66% +7.46%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £16.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £16.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year -15.15% +17.85%  

Windows 8 is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Glasgow
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 125 113 161
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 23.90% 19.65% 19.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 77 107
Median daily rate £400 £313 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.00% -3.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £153 £115 £103
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +6.89% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 8
Median hourly rate - £16.00 £31.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -49.60%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.92 £15.50
% change year-on-year -9.86% +9.16%  

Windows 8
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Glasgow citing Windows 8 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Windows 8 in Glasgow

Windows 8
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows 8 in Glasgow

Windows 8
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows 8 in Glasgow

Windows 8
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for Windows 8.

1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) Chat Support

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow 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 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
1 1 (100.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (100.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) IT Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) IT Support
1 1 (100.00%) IT Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Chat Support
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) VMware