Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 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
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 91 83 92
Rank change year-on-year -8 +9 +10
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 5 3 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.38% 0.27% 0.59%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.51% 0.96% 2.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 7
Glasgow median daily rate £121 £113 £98
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.55% +15.67% -34.75%
10th Percentile £110 £99 £91
90th Percentile £130 £127 £215
Scotland median daily rate £113 £115 £134
% change year-on-year -2.17% -14.14% +16.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Glasgow median hourly rate - - £20.50
Scotland median hourly rate £12.88 £13.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year -0.96% -29.73% +42.31%

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 Glasgow with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Glasgow
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 332 311 404
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 25.50% 27.82% 23.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 170 189
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £350 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% +2.94% +4.62%
10th Percentile £238 £175 £170
90th Percentile £550 £438 £450
Scotland median daily rate £388 £325 £350
% change year-on-year +19.23% -7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 5 13
Glasgow median hourly rate £13.65 £13.38 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.02% -75.67% +233.33%
10th Percentile £10.00 £10.50 £15.10
90th Percentile £24.50 £22.50 £73.50
Scotland median hourly rate £17.00 £18.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year -6.85% -3.95% +15.15%

Windows 8
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

Job postings citing Windows 8 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Glasgow.

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 8 in Glasgow.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows 8 in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 23 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for Windows 8.

1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (60.00%) HP
3 3 (60.00%) Internet
3 3 (60.00%) LAN
3 3 (60.00%) WAN
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (60.00%) Smartphone
3 3 (60.00%) SCCM
3 3 (60.00%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange

Windows 8
Co-occurring 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 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) Internet
1 3 (60.00%) LAN
1 3 (60.00%) WAN
General
1 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 3 (60.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) IT Support
1 3 (60.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
2 2 (40.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
3 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Desktop Support
3 1 (20.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Help Desk Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Help Desk Support
3 1 (20.00%) Help Desk Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) IT Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) IT Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Support Officer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Mobile Device Management
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) HP
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft