The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Phone 8 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Phone 8 over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Phone 8 (WinPhone8, WP8)
Rank 122 127 113
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -14
Contract jobs citing Windows Phone 8 5 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.19% 0.12% 0.047%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.97% 0.49% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
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UK excluding London average daily rate £350 - £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average hourly rate - £24.00 -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
514 615 377
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 19.43% 23.64% 17.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 267 273 167
Average daily rate £338 £350 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £210 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £307 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.93% -5.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 57 49
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £13.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £27.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -11.76%

Windows Phone 8
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows Phone 8 across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Phone 8 Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Windows Phone 8
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows Phone 8 across the Berkshire region.

Windows Phone 8 Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Windows Phone 8
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Phone 8 across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Windows Phone 8 Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Windows Phone 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Windows Phone 8 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows Phone 8.

1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Phone
2 5 (71.43%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (71.43%) Mobile Device Management
2 5 (71.43%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 5 (71.43%) VMware ESXi
2 5 (71.43%) Apple iOS
2 5 (71.43%) F5
2 5 (71.43%) Mobile App
2 5 (71.43%) Linux
2 5 (71.43%) SSL
2 5 (71.43%) Red Hat
2 5 (71.43%) Firmware
2 5 (71.43%) MySQL
2 5 (71.43%) Configuration Management
2 5 (71.43%) VMware
2 5 (71.43%) CESG
2 5 (71.43%) PKI
2 5 (71.43%) Android
2 5 (71.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
3 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
3 2 (28.57%) Altiris
3 2 (28.57%) Symantec
3 2 (28.57%) C#
3 2 (28.57%) Windows 8
4 1 (14.29%) User Experience
4 1 (14.29%) XAML
4 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
4 1 (14.29%) Silverlight

Windows Phone 8
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Windows Phone 8 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows Phone 8. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 5 (71.43%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 1 (14.29%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Enterprise Software
1 5 (71.43%) Mobile App
1 5 (71.43%) CESG
1 5 (71.43%) PKI
2 1 (14.29%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Phone
2 5 (71.43%) Apple iOS
2 5 (71.43%) Linux
2 5 (71.43%) Android
2 5 (71.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (28.57%) Windows 8
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Mobile Device Management
1 5 (71.43%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) C#
2 1 (14.29%) XAML
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
1 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) VMware ESXi
1 5 (71.43%) Firmware
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) F5
1 5 (71.43%) Red Hat
1 5 (71.43%) VMware
2 2 (28.57%) Altiris
2 2 (28.57%) Symantec