The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 8 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bradford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows 8 over the 3 months to 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank - 30 -
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford - 0.55% -
As % of the Operating Systems category - 3.57% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £325 £280
% change year-on-year
-11.53% +16.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £22.50 -
% change year-on-year
-35.55% -
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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 Bradford region.

Operating Systems Category
Bradford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
36 28 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 18.18% 15.30% 26.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 12 16
Average daily rate £346 £288 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.43% -4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £140 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £397 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £323
% change year-on-year
- +0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £14.00 £27.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.09% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.51% -8.82%

Windows 8
Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

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

Windows 8 Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

Windows 8
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bradford region citing Windows 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 8.

1 2 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Windows NT
2 1 (50.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (50.00%) Office 365
2 1 (50.00%) Software Deployment
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Dell
2 1 (50.00%) Novell
2 1 (50.00%) NHS
2 1 (50.00%) ZENworks
2 1 (50.00%) McAfee
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Vista
2 1 (50.00%) Application Packaging
2 1 (50.00%) Compatibility Testing
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bradford region citing Windows 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 8. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Desktop Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) IT Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Desktop Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (50.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Vista
2 1 (50.00%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Compatibility Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) ZENworks
1 1 (50.00%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Dell
1 1 (50.00%) Novell
1 1 (50.00%) McAfee