Period
to 18 February 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 18 February 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
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 52 33 31
Rank change year-on-year -19 -2 +4
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 2 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 0.53% 0.45% 0.99%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.90% 1.72% 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Watford median daily rate £175 £130 £220
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +34.62% -40.91% -
10th Percentile £163 £130 £210
90th Percentile £188 £130 £230
Hertfordshire median daily rate £363 £164 £203
% change year-on-year +121.37% -19.14% -7.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Watford median hourly rate - - £14.50
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £14.43 - £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 69 58 56
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 18.45% 26.36% 27.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 22 20
Watford median daily rate £380 £375 £120
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.33% +212.50% -68.00%
Hertfordshire median daily rate £375 £325 £358
% change year-on-year +15.38% -9.09% -1.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 7
Watford median hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.45% - +16.00%
10th Percentile £13.40 £13.75 £13.50
90th Percentile £132.80 £15.25 £41.25
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £13.00 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -10.34% -6.45% -0.93%

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 18 February 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 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 2 (100.00%) IT Strategy

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:

Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 2 (100.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) IT Strategy
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) VMware