Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxford 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 18 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
Oxfordshire > Oxford
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 79 77 61
Rank change year-on-year -2 -16 -21
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 7 7 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 0.95% 0.97% 2.05%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.05% 4.35% 8.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 5
Oxford median daily rate £158 £213 £128
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.88% +66.67% -35.44%
10th Percentile £129 £161 £126
90th Percentile £170 £274 £388
Oxfordshire median daily rate £175 £275 £363
% change year-on-year -36.36% -24.14% +64.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Oxford median hourly rate - £20.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +66.67% -12.73%
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - £17.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year - +25.00% +7.69%

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 Oxford with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Oxford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 173 161 161
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 23.54% 22.39% 23.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 120 110
Oxford median daily rate £428 £400 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.88% +28.00% -30.56%
10th Percentile £177 £128 £133
90th Percentile £624 £526 £446
Oxfordshire median daily rate £415 £400 £320
% change year-on-year +3.75% +25.00% -14.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 25
Oxford median hourly rate £17.77 £12.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.16% -37.50% +42.86%
10th Percentile £10.00 £9.52 £11.25
90th Percentile £74.66 £20.00 £104.35
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £15.50 £16.25 £16.00
% change year-on-year -4.62% +1.56% +13.48%

Windows 8
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows 8 in Oxford

Windows 8
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows 8 in Oxford

Windows 8
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows 8 in Oxford

For the 6 months to 18 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 Oxford region with a requirement for Windows 8.

1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
3 5 (71.43%) Windows 7
4 4 (57.14%) PDA
4 4 (57.14%) Windows 10
4 4 (57.14%) Visual Studio
4 4 (57.14%) SMS
4 4 (57.14%) Internet
5 3 (42.86%) Service Management
5 3 (42.86%) Publishing
5 3 (42.86%) VMware
5 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
5 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (28.57%) Windows Vista
6 2 (28.57%) Office 365
6 2 (28.57%) VPN
6 2 (28.57%) Cisco
6 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Excel
6 2 (28.57%) Windows XP
7 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
7 1 (14.29%) Wireless
7 1 (14.29%) CMS
7 1 (14.29%) Debian
7 1 (14.29%) OpenBSD
7 1 (14.29%) Linux
7 1 (14.29%) Python
7 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
7 1 (14.29%) Perl
7 1 (14.29%) PHP

Windows 8
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxford 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 (14.29%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) Internet
1 4 (57.14%) SMS
2 2 (28.57%) VPN
3 1 (14.29%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (42.86%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Analyst
2 4 (57.14%) Service Analyst
2 4 (57.14%) Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (42.86%) IT Analyst
4 2 (28.57%) IT Support
4 2 (28.57%) Support Analyst
4 2 (28.57%) Support Engineer
5 1 (14.29%) Consultant
5 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support
5 1 (14.29%) Help Desk Analyst
5 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support Consultant
5 1 (14.29%) IT Consultant
5 1 (14.29%) Network Engineer
5 1 (14.29%) Network Support Analyst
5 1 (14.29%) Service Desk Engineer
5 1 (14.29%) Service Desk Support
5 1 (14.29%) Service Desk Support Analyst
5 1 (14.29%) Support Consultant
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Engineer
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) PDA
2 1 (14.29%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Windows 7
3 4 (57.14%) Windows 10
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Vista
4 2 (28.57%) Windows XP
5 1 (14.29%) Debian
5 1 (14.29%) Linux
5 1 (14.29%) Mac OS X
5 1 (14.29%) OpenBSD
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Service Management
2 1 (14.29%) Network Management
2 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
1 1 (14.29%) Perl
1 1 (14.29%) PHP
1 1 (14.29%) Python
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (14.29%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (14.29%) vSphere
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
1 3 (42.86%) VMware
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco
3 1 (14.29%) Red Hat