Period
to 23 September 2018

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 23 September 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
Berkshire > Slough
6 months to
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 34 27 -
Rank change year-on-year -7 - +44
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 2 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 0.61% 2.73% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.86% 9.64% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
Slough median daily rate £318 £305 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.10% - -
Berkshire median daily rate £310 £165 £181
% change year-on-year +87.88% -8.97% +20.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Slough median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year +5.26% -11.63% +22.86%

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 70 83 82
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 21.21% 28.33% 25.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 46 51
Slough median daily rate £308 £363 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.17% - +2.47%
10th Percentile £208 £278 £180
90th Percentile £483 £550 £470
Berkshire median daily rate £401 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.88% +4.00% -3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 4
Slough median hourly rate £20.00 £15.25 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.15% -11.59% -2.82%
Berkshire median hourly rate £17.50 £14.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year +25.00% +12.00% -42.00%

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 23 September 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 Slough region with a requirement for Windows 8.

1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) Apple
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) XenApp
1 2 (100.00%) XenDesktop
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (100.00%) Office 365
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 10
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Canon
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (50.00%) MobileIron
2 1 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) WLAN
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) Symantec

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 2 (100.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) VLAN
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix Support
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Server Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Server Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 10
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Asset Management
1 1 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile Device Management
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) XenApp
1 2 (100.00%) XenDesktop
2 1 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Apple
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Canon
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) MobileIron
2 1 (50.00%) Polycom
2 1 (50.00%) Symantec
2 1 (50.00%) VMware