The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Peterborough 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 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows 8
Cambridgeshire / Peterborough
Rank - 16 22
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 0 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Peterborough - 3.61% 5.07%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 23.08% 17.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £104
UK excluding London median daily rate £150 £185 £168
% change year-on-year -18.91% +10.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Median hourly rate - - £14.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £16.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year -15.15% +17.85%  

Windows 8 is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Peterborough with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Peterborough
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 29 13 41
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Peterborough 30.53% 15.66% 29.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 3 8
Median daily rate £300 £288 £104
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.34% +176.44%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +6.89% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 23
Median hourly rate £13.50 £9.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.10% -32.14%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -7.57% +6.45%  

Windows 8
Job Vacancy Trend in Peterborough

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Peterborough citing Windows 8 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Windows 8 in Peterborough

Windows 8
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows 8 in Peterborough

Windows 8
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Peterborough

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows 8 in Peterborough

Windows 8
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

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

1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough 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:

General
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Desktop Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Desktop Support
1 1 (100.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) VMware