Period
to 20 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Watford 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 20 August 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
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 41 39 36
Rank change year-on-year -2 -3 +12
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 1 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 0.30% 1.16% 1.63%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.96% 5.00% 7.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 3
Watford median daily rate - £130 £110
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +18.18% -
Hertfordshire median daily rate £130 £130 £158
% change year-on-year - -17.46% -21.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Watford median hourly rate £17.00 - -
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.00 - -

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 Watford with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Watford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 51 80 66
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 15.13% 23.26% 21.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 39 26
Watford median daily rate £275 £350 £258
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.43% +35.92% -33.97%
10th Percentile £106 £120 £138
90th Percentile £550 £575 £544
Hertfordshire median daily rate £338 £355 £350
% change year-on-year -4.93% +1.43% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 3
Watford median hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.34% +11.54% -1.89%
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £15.86 £15.00 £15.25
% change year-on-year +5.73% -1.64% +2.69%

Windows 8
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows 8 in Watford

Windows 8
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows 8 in Watford

Windows 8
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows 8 in Watford

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 Watford region with a requirement for Windows 8.

1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Mobile
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 10

Windows 8
Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford 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%) Office 365
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (100.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 10
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Mobile
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft