Period
to 12 December 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 12 December 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
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 79 88 95
Rank change year-on-year +9 +7 -34
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 12 13 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 1.08% 1.09% 1.03%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.91% 4.42% 4.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 10 4
Oxfordshire median daily rate £190 £173 £213
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.14% -18.82% -43.33%
10th Percentile £140 £156 £150
90th Percentile £638 £604 £428
South East median daily rate £188 £201 £163
% change year-on-year -6.48% +23.38% -48.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 7
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - £17.50
South East median hourly rate £16.00 £16.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year -4.48% +11.67% -6.25%

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 203 294 269
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 18.30% 24.71% 21.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 231 177
Oxfordshire median daily rate £388 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.13% - +26.58%
10th Percentile £140 £143 £138
90th Percentile £563 £613 £508
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 10 22
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £17.50 £12.90 £15.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.66% -17.44% +0.81%
10th Percentile £15.74 £10.00 £10.41
90th Percentile £52.50 £54.25 £20.00
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.38
% change year-on-year - +6.87% -10.79%

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 12 December 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 12 December 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 5 £625 -
Oxford +16 3 £140 -17.65%
Carterton - 2 £190 -
Windows 8
South East

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (83.33%) Windows 10
3 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
4 7 (58.33%) Active Directory
5 6 (50.00%) Windows Server
5 6 (50.00%) Office 365
6 5 (41.67%) SaaS
6 5 (41.67%) PaaS
6 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (41.67%) IaaS
6 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (41.67%) Government Security Classifications
6 5 (41.67%) Azure Active Directory
6 5 (41.67%) SC Cleared
6 5 (41.67%) Security Cleared
7 4 (33.33%) ERP
7 4 (33.33%) Totara
7 4 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
7 4 (33.33%) Open Source
8 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
8 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Intune
8 3 (25.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 2 (16.67%) CMDB
9 2 (16.67%) Mac OS
9 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
9 2 (16.67%) Configuration Management
9 2 (16.67%) Windows XP
9 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 2 (16.67%) Hardware Maintenance
9 2 (16.67%) VMware

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 4 (33.33%) Totara
2 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (50.00%) Office 365
2 5 (41.67%) Azure Active Directory
2 5 (41.67%) IaaS
2 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (41.67%) PaaS
2 5 (41.67%) SaaS
3 1 (8.33%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (8.33%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Skype
1 1 (8.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Power BI
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Architect
1 5 (41.67%) IT Support
2 4 (33.33%) Azure Architect
2 4 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (25.00%) Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) ERP Architect
3 3 (25.00%) Integration Architect
3 3 (25.00%) IT Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) IT Support Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Support Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) IT Support Technician
4 2 (16.67%) IT Technician
4 2 (16.67%) Support Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Support Technician
5 1 (8.33%) 1st Line Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (8.33%) Junior
5 1 (8.33%) Junior IT Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) CMDB
2 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (83.33%) Windows 10
3 6 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
6 2 (16.67%) Mac OS
6 2 (16.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) ERP
1 4 (33.33%) Open Source
1 4 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (16.67%) Configuration Management
2 2 (16.67%) Hardware Maintenance
2 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (8.33%) Data Architecture
3 1 (8.33%) Migration
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) SC Cleared
1 5 (41.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (41.67%) Government Security Classifications
System Software
1 7 (58.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (16.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Intune
1 3 (25.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) VMware