Period
to 23 May 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 23 May 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
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank - 33 31
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 0 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford - 1.89% 2.24%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 8.33% 9.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 3
Watford median daily rate - £130 £110
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +18.18% -
Hertfordshire median daily rate £139 £165 £185
% change year-on-year -15.76% -10.81% -15.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Watford median hourly rate - - £14.50
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £13.00 - £21.50

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 Watford with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Watford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 53 60 54
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 18.86% 22.73% 24.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 34 19
Watford median daily rate £388 £278 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +39.64% +23.33% -41.94%
10th Percentile £124 £120 £117
90th Percentile £558 £564 £450
Hertfordshire median daily rate £375 £323 £375
% change year-on-year +16.28% -14.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 5
Watford median hourly rate £23.00 £14.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +58.62% - +16.00%
10th Percentile £15.80 £13.75 £13.10
90th Percentile £134.60 £15.25 £41.25
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £13.00 £14.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year -10.34% -9.38% +3.23%

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