Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Suffolk 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 21 November 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.

Microsoft Windows 8
East of England > Suffolk
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 33 45 49
Rank change year-on-year +12 +4 +3
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 2 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 0.63% 0.64% 0.22%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.55% 3.90% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Suffolk median daily rate £190 - £170
10th Percentile £185 - £155
90th Percentile £195 - £185
East of England median daily rate £160 £135 £155
% change year-on-year +18.52% -12.90% -18.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Suffolk median hourly rate - £13.50 -
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.50

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 Suffolk with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Suffolk
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 44 77 85
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 13.79% 16.38% 18.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 47 47
Suffolk median daily rate £313 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.67% -3.23% +6.90%
10th Percentile £130 £198 £191
90th Percentile £551 £538 £527
East of England median daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +2.86% - +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 8
Suffolk median hourly rate - £14.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +12.00% -3.85%
East of England median hourly rate £17.75 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +7.58% -5.71% +6.06%

Windows 8
Job Vacancy Trend in Suffolk

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows 8 in Suffolk

Windows 8
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows 8 in Suffolk

Windows 8
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows 8 in Suffolk

Windows 8
Contract Job Locations in Suffolk

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 Suffolk region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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
Bury St Edmunds +11 2 £190 -
Windows 8
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 Suffolk region with a requirement for Windows 8.

1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) Internet
1 2 (100.00%) MPLS
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) VLAN
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 2 (100.00%) Structured Cabling
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 10
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Site Server

Windows 8
Co-occurring IT Skills in Suffolk 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 (50.00%) Site Server
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) Internet
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) MPLS
1 2 (100.00%) Structured Cabling
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) VLAN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Project Engineer
Operating Systems
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 2012
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) VMware