Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Kent 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 24 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
South East > Kent
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 61 54 60
Rank change year-on-year -7 +6 +1
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 2 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 0.38% 0.41% 0.36%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.94% 1.87% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
Kent median daily rate £100 £148 £130
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -32.20% +13.46% -56.67%
South East median daily rate £225 £201 £300
% change year-on-year +11.80% -32.92% +36.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Kent median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £17.13 £15.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year +14.17% -10.45% +19.64%

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 Kent with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Kent
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 103 107 146
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 19.40% 21.93% 26.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 56 66
Kent median daily rate £338 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.85% -7.14% -
10th Percentile £130 £133 £148
90th Percentile £447 £413 £494
South East median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +6.67% +2.74% +7.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 16
Kent median hourly rate - £19.25 £19.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -2.53% +33.90%
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £17.06 £19.00
% change year-on-year +2.58% -10.21% +20.79%

Windows 8
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows 8 in Kent

Windows 8
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows 8 in Kent

Windows 8
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows 8 in Kent

Windows 8
Contract Job Locations in Kent

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 Kent region over the 6 months to 24 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
Dover - 1 £100 -
Windows 8
South East

For the 6 months to 24 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 Kent region with a requirement for Windows 8.

1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) SOAP
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) EDI
2 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (50.00%) SOA
2 1 (50.00%) SMTP
2 1 (50.00%) HTTP
2 1 (50.00%) SSL
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) JSON
2 1 (50.00%) ReSharper
2 1 (50.00%) QA

Windows 8
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) AMQP
1 1 (50.00%) HTTP
1 1 (50.00%) Internet
1 1 (50.00%) SMTP
1 1 (50.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Big Data
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Fiddler
1 1 (50.00%) ReSharper
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Architect
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Solutions Architect
1 1 (50.00%) 1st Line Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) 1st Line Support
1 1 (50.00%) 1st Line Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) C# Architect
1 1 (50.00%) First Line Help Desk Support
1 1 (50.00%) Help Desk Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Help Desk Support
1 1 (50.00%) Help Desk Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) IT Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) IT Support
1 1 (50.00%) IT Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) CSS3
1 1 (50.00%) EDI
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) HTML5
1 1 (50.00%) JSON
1 1 (50.00%) REST
1 1 (50.00%) SOAP
1 1 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 1 (50.00%) WCF
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Android
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Analytics
1 1 (50.00%) Big Data Analytics
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (50.00%) Data Analytics
1 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps
1 1 (50.00%) Microservices
1 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (50.00%) SDLC
1 1 (50.00%) SOA
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) TypeScript
1 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft