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 27 November 2014 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Phone 8 (WinPhone8, WP8)
Rank 118 122 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Contract jobs citing Windows Phone 8 4 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.15% 0.16% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.75% 0.60% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£338 £313 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £338 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
532 665 448
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 20.38% 26.88% 16.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 278 318 191
Average daily rate £325 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £210 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £438 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 59 48
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.13 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.56% +0.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.34 £12.50 £12.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -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
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, 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 4 (100.00%) MySQL
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) SSL
1 4 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 4 (100.00%) Firmware
1 4 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) CESG
1 4 (100.00%) Android
1 4 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 4 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
1 4 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 4 (100.00%) F5
1 4 (100.00%) Mobile App
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Phone
1 4 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
1 4 (100.00%) Mobile Device Management
1 4 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 4 (100.00%) PKI
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Altiris
2 1 (25.00%) Symantec

Windows Phone 8
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, 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 4 (100.00%) SSL
1 4 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) MySQL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) CESG
1 4 (100.00%) Mobile App
1 4 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
1 4 (100.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Android
1 4 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 4 (100.00%) Mobile Device Management
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Firmware
1 4 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) F5
2 1 (25.00%) Altiris
2 1 (25.00%) Symantec