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 4 May 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 41 25 22
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -3
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 3 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 1.19% 0.70% 1.36%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.00% 3.85% 5.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£363 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £220 £200 £275
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £10.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.38 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-2.43% -44.09%
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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
50 26 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 19.84% 18.31% 23.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 16 10
Average daily rate £325 £270 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.37% +8.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £210 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £360 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 9
Average hourly rate £16.72 £10.50 £12.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.23% -15.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.08 £10.50 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £50.00 £31.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.85 £15.88 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-0.15% -0.78%

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
Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

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

Windows 8 Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

Windows 8
Daily Rate Histogram in Bradford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows 8 across the Bradford region over the 3 months to 4 May 2015.

Windows 8 Daily Rate Histogram in Bradford

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) SCCM
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) Compaq
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) MSI
3 1 (33.33%) InstallShield
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) Wyse
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) Clustering
3 1 (33.33%) Altiris
3 1 (33.33%) Application Packaging
3 1 (33.33%) QA
3 1 (33.33%) LANDesk
3 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Software Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) UNIX
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) LAN

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) LAN
1 1 (33.33%) WAN
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MSI
1 1 (33.33%) InstallShield
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Applications Packager
1 1 (33.33%) Deployment Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) UNIX
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) HP
1 1 (33.33%) Compaq
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix
1 1 (33.33%) Wyse
1 1 (33.33%) VMware
1 1 (33.33%) Altiris
1 1 (33.33%) LANDesk
1 1 (33.33%) IBM
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft