Period
to 15 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 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 15 August 2018 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 > Oxfordshire
6 months to
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 93 85 83
Rank change year-on-year -8 -2 -13
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 7 7 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 0.55% 0.62% 1.83%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.35% 2.85% 7.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 6
Oxfordshire median daily rate £168 £175 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.29% -46.15% +103.13%
10th Percentile £143 £135 £150
90th Percentile £478 £283 £488
South East median daily rate £175 £183 £160
% change year-on-year -4.11% +14.06% -43.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 12
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £187.50 £14.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1193.10% +3.57% -
South East median hourly rate £19.00 £16.50 £14.25
% change year-on-year +15.15% +15.79% -5.00%

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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Oxfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 298 246 288
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 23.50% 21.85% 23.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 204 154 192
Oxfordshire median daily rate £380 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.56% +28.57% -3.11%
10th Percentile £150 £166 £129
90th Percentile £579 £554 £524
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.13% +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 27 26
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.90% +10.71% -11.11%
10th Percentile £13.80 £10.00 £8.80
90th Percentile £57.50 £20.05 £37.00
South East median hourly rate £18.89 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +14.48% -8.33% +5.88%

Windows 8
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows 8 in Oxfordshire

Windows 8
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows 8 in Oxfordshire

Windows 8
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows 8 in Oxfordshire over the 6 months to 15 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows 8 in Oxfordshire

Windows 8
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows 8 in Oxfordshire

Windows 8
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

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 Oxfordshire region over the 6 months to 15 August 2018. 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
Kidlington - 4 £145 - 1
Abingdon -11 1 - -
Carterton - 1 £190 -
Windows 8
South East

For the 6 months to 15 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Windows 8 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Windows 8.

1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) Windows 10
3 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
4 4 (57.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 3 (42.86%) Configuration Management
5 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
5 3 (42.86%) CMDB
5 3 (42.86%) Office 365
5 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Intune
6 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
6 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
6 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
6 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
7 1 (14.29%) Government Security Classifications
7 1 (14.29%) Freshdesk
7 1 (14.29%) Hardware Maintenance
7 1 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
7 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 1 (14.29%) Totara
7 1 (14.29%) ITIL
7 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (14.29%) SCCM
7 1 (14.29%) Fujitsu
7 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (14.29%) IaaS
7 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (14.29%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (14.29%) Open Source
7 1 (14.29%) vSphere
7 1 (14.29%) SaaS

Windows 8
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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%) Totara
Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) Office 365
2 1 (14.29%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) IaaS
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (14.29%) PaaS
2 1 (14.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) DHCP
1 1 (14.29%) DNS
1 1 (14.29%) VoIP
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) IT Support
2 4 (57.14%) Analyst
2 4 (57.14%) IT Analyst
2 4 (57.14%) IT Support Analyst
2 4 (57.14%) Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 1 (14.29%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Azure Architect
3 1 (14.29%) ERP Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Integration Architect
3 1 (14.29%) IT Support Technician
3 1 (14.29%) IT Technician
3 1 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) CMDB
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) Windows 10
3 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Configuration Management
2 1 (14.29%) ERP
2 1 (14.29%) Hardware Maintenance
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) Open Source
2 1 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
1 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) Government Security Classifications
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (14.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Freshdesk
2 1 (14.29%) Fujitsu
2 1 (14.29%) Sony
2 1 (14.29%) VMware