Period
to 22 August 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Slough 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 22 August 2019 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
Berkshire > Slough
6 months to
22 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 38 37 28
Rank change year-on-year -1 -9 +13
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 1 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 0.34% 0.97% 1.74%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.22% 4.35% 6.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 2
Slough median daily rate £350 £310 £303
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.90% +2.48% -
10th Percentile £325 £201 £294
90th Percentile £375 £333 £308
Berkshire median daily rate £363 £243 £138
% change year-on-year +49.48% +76.36% +15.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Slough median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £24.00 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year +23.08% +2.63% +2.70%

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 Slough with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Slough
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 45 69 77
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 15.25% 22.26% 26.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 48 43
Slough median daily rate £450 £308 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +46.34% -15.17% +1.40%
10th Percentile £119 £201 £269
90th Percentile £586 £476 £550
Berkshire median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 2
Slough median hourly rate £94.50 £20.00 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +372.50% +31.15% -11.59%
10th Percentile £33.15 £15.13 £13.45
90th Percentile £159.45 £20.00 £17.05
Berkshire median hourly rate £20.00 £18.11 £12.50
% change year-on-year +10.44% +44.88% -

Windows 8
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows 8 in Slough

Windows 8
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows 8 in Slough

Windows 8
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows 8 in Slough

For the 6 months to 22 August 2019, 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 Slough region with a requirement for Windows 8.

1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Azure
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) Software Licensing
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 10
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Licensing
1 1 (100.00%) Data Encryption

Windows 8
Co-occurring IT Skills in Slough 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Azure
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) 3rd Line Server Support
1 1 (100.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (100.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Server Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Server Support
1 1 (100.00%) Server Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Licensing
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 10
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Data Encryption
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Software Licensing
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft