Period
to 20 October 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 20 October 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
England > London
6 months to
20 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 490 413 354
Rank change year-on-year -77 -59 -17
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 120 219 271
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.27% 0.49% 0.58%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.29% 2.32% 2.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 143 154
London median daily rate £145 £175 £184
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.14% -4.76% -33.18%
10th Percentile £100 £113 £113
90th Percentile £400 £485 £406
England median daily rate £178 £184 £195
% change year-on-year -3.40% -5.77% -25.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 32 41
London median hourly rate £14.00 £16.29 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.06% +8.60% -6.25%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £20.70 £20.00 £20.00
England median hourly rate £14.75 £16.00 £15.31
% change year-on-year -7.81% +4.52% +9.34%

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 London with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 9311 9435 10081
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 20.67% 21.15% 21.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 6577 6555 6860
London median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £208 £247 £201
90th Percentile £631 £600 £600
England median daily rate £425 £410 £390
% change year-on-year +3.66% +5.13% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 258 209 338
London median hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £17.52
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.77% +8.92%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.25 £11.43
90th Percentile £47.83 £44.50 £41.90
England median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +6.06% - +6.45%

Windows 8
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows 8 in London

Windows 8
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows 8 in London

Windows 8
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows 8 in London over the 6 months to 20 October 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows 8 in London

Windows 8
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows 8 in London

Windows 8
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows 8 in London over the 6 months to 20 October 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Windows 8 in London

Windows 8
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 6 months to 20 October 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
Central London -6 32 £130 -67.62% 3
East London -5 12 £130 -13.33% 6
West London -25 7 £123 -12.50% 2
North London -6 3 £475 +257.14%
South London -16 3 - - 2
Windows 8
England

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 London region with a requirement for Windows 8.

1 120 (100.00%) Windows
2 89 (74.17%) Windows 7
3 65 (54.17%) Windows 10
4 55 (45.83%) Active Directory
5 41 (34.17%) Microsoft Office
6 37 (30.83%) Office 365
7 32 (26.67%) Microsoft
8 27 (22.50%) ITIL
8 27 (22.50%) Windows Server
9 23 (19.17%) Apple
9 23 (19.17%) VMware
10 21 (17.50%) Finance
10 21 (17.50%) Windows Server 2012
11 20 (16.67%) Internet
12 16 (13.33%) SCCM
13 15 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
13 15 (12.50%) Windows XP
14 14 (11.67%) HP
14 14 (11.67%) Citrix
15 13 (10.83%) DNS
16 12 (10.00%) Degree
16 12 (10.00%) Blackberry
16 12 (10.00%) MS Exchange
16 12 (10.00%) SQL
17 11 (9.17%) Java
17 11 (9.17%) LAN
17 11 (9.17%) DHCP
17 11 (9.17%) Spanish Language
17 11 (9.17%) Tamil Language
17 11 (9.17%) Urdu Language

Windows 8
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 12 (10.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (5.00%) SharePoint
2 6 (5.00%) Skype for Business
3 3 (2.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.83%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.83%) Moodle
5 1 (0.83%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 41 (34.17%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (2.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (3.33%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 37 (30.83%) Office 365
2 1 (0.83%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (0.83%) iTunes
2 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.83%) Mimecast
2 1 (0.83%) OneDrive
2 1 (0.83%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (16.67%) Internet
2 13 (10.83%) DNS
3 11 (9.17%) DHCP
3 11 (9.17%) LAN
4 9 (7.50%) WAN
5 7 (5.83%) Wireless
6 6 (5.00%) Intranet
6 6 (5.00%) Skype
7 5 (4.17%) Broadband
7 5 (4.17%) Firewall
8 4 (3.33%) VPN
8 4 (3.33%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (2.50%) SAN
9 3 (2.50%) TCP/IP
9 3 (2.50%) VLAN
10 2 (1.67%) NetScaler
10 2 (1.67%) SMTP
10 2 (1.67%) WLAN
11 1 (0.83%) ADSL
11 1 (0.83%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (1.67%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.83%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.83%) HP UFT
1 1 (0.83%) JIRA
1 1 (0.83%) MSI
1 1 (0.83%) TestRail
General
1 21 (17.50%) Finance
2 11 (9.17%) Hindi Language
2 11 (9.17%) Spanish Language
2 11 (9.17%) Tamil Language
2 11 (9.17%) Urdu Language
3 9 (7.50%) Banking
4 8 (6.67%) Law
5 4 (3.33%) Legal
6 2 (1.67%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.67%) Romanian Language
7 1 (0.83%) Billing
7 1 (0.83%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.83%) Retail
7 1 (0.83%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.83%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 35 (29.17%) Analyst
2 30 (25.00%) Support Engineer
3 29 (24.17%) 2nd Line Support
4 23 (19.17%) IT Support
5 22 (18.33%) Desktop Support
6 19 (15.83%) 1st/2nd Line Support
7 18 (15.00%) IT Engineer
7 18 (15.00%) IT Support Engineer
8 17 (14.17%) Service Analyst
8 17 (14.17%) Service Desk Analyst
9 15 (12.50%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 15 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 13 (10.83%) 1st Line Support
10 13 (10.83%) Desktop Engineer
10 13 (10.83%) Support Analyst
11 10 (8.33%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
11 10 (8.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
12 9 (7.50%) Help Desk Support
12 9 (7.50%) Junior
12 9 (7.50%) Junior IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.83%) RESTful
1 1 (0.83%) Web Services
1 1 (0.83%) WSDL
1 1 (0.83%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.00%) Blackberry
2 11 (9.17%) iPhone
3 7 (5.83%) Video Conferencing
4 5 (4.17%) Smartphone
5 4 (3.33%) Management Information System
5 4 (3.33%) User Experience
6 3 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.50%) Data Centre
6 3 (2.50%) e-Learning
6 3 (2.50%) Podcast
7 1 (0.83%) Clustering
7 1 (0.83%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.83%) iPad
7 1 (0.83%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.83%) SystemC
7 1 (0.83%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 120 (100.00%) Windows
2 89 (74.17%) Windows 7
3 65 (54.17%) Windows 10
4 27 (22.50%) Windows Server
5 21 (17.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 15 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (12.50%) Windows XP
7 11 (9.17%) Android
8 7 (5.83%) Apple iOS
9 6 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (4.17%) Windows Vista
11 4 (3.33%) Linux
11 4 (3.33%) Mac OS
12 3 (2.50%) Windows Mobile
13 2 (1.67%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.83%) CentOS
14 1 (0.83%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.83%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.83%) Unix
14 1 (0.83%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (22.50%) ITIL
2 8 (6.67%) Mobile Device Management
3 6 (5.00%) ITIL V2
3 6 (5.00%) ITIL V3
3 6 (5.00%) Migration
4 5 (4.17%) Change Management
4 5 (4.17%) Problem Management
5 4 (3.33%) Desktop Virtualisation
5 4 (3.33%) Incident Management
5 4 (3.33%) ITSM
5 4 (3.33%) Network Architecture
5 4 (3.33%) Service Delivery
6 3 (2.50%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (2.50%) SDLC
7 2 (1.67%) Investment Management
7 2 (1.67%) PRINCE2
7 2 (1.67%) Software Testing
7 2 (1.67%) Systems Analysis
7 2 (1.67%) Time Management
7 2 (1.67%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 12 (10.00%) SQL
2 11 (9.17%) Java
3 2 (1.67%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.83%) C++
4 1 (0.83%) Perl
4 1 (0.83%) Python
4 1 (0.83%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (10.00%) Degree
2 8 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (3.33%) MCSA
3 4 (3.33%) MCSE
4 3 (2.50%) ISEB
4 3 (2.50%) ISTQB
4 3 (2.50%) MCP
5 2 (1.67%) CCNA
5 2 (1.67%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.67%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.67%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.83%) CBAP
6 1 (0.83%) CCA
6 1 (0.83%) CCEA
6 1 (0.83%) CCNP
6 1 (0.83%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (0.83%) IIBA
6 1 (0.83%) VCP4
6 1 (0.83%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.33%) SLA
2 1 (0.83%) QA
System Software
1 55 (45.83%) Active Directory
2 11 (9.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (6.67%) Hyper-V
4 7 (5.83%) XenApp
5 3 (2.50%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (2.50%) XenServer
6 2 (1.67%) Terminal Server
6 2 (1.67%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (1.67%) vSphere
6 2 (1.67%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.83%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.83%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 16 (13.33%) SCCM
2 7 (5.83%) SCOM
3 3 (2.50%) WSUS
4 2 (1.67%) EdgeSight
4 2 (1.67%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (1.67%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.83%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.83%) BladeLogic
5 1 (0.83%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (0.83%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 32 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 23 (19.17%) Apple
2 23 (19.17%) VMware
3 14 (11.67%) Citrix
3 14 (11.67%) HP
4 7 (5.83%) Symantec
5 6 (5.00%) Avaya
5 6 (5.00%) Cisco
5 6 (5.00%) LANDesk
6 3 (2.50%) Bloomberg
6 3 (2.50%) F5
6 3 (2.50%) iManage
6 3 (2.50%) Oracle
6 3 (2.50%) Reuters
7 2 (1.67%) AppSense
7 2 (1.67%) Dell
7 2 (1.67%) Mitel
7 2 (1.67%) Samsung
8 1 (0.83%) Canon
8 1 (0.83%) Xerox