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 30 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 25 23 29
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +6
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 4 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 1.91% 0.60% 0.52%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.43% 3.45% 3.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£188 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £188 £238 £325
% change year-on-year
-21.05% -26.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £14.00 £19.75
% change year-on-year
+15.71% -29.11%
Windows 8
West Yorkshire

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
35 29 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 16.75% 17.47% 17.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 15 14
Average daily rate £275 £325 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% +36.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £230 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £414 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £311 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.54% -4.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 1
Average hourly rate £14.50 £13.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -52.72%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.40%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 3 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Application Packaging
3 3 (50.00%) QA
3 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (33.33%) VMware
4 2 (33.33%) LAN
4 2 (33.33%) WAN
4 2 (33.33%) SCCM
4 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (16.67%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (16.67%) Trustwave
5 1 (16.67%) Software Delivery
5 1 (16.67%) AirWatch
5 1 (16.67%) Data Integration
5 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
5 1 (16.67%) SLA
5 1 (16.67%) IBM
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 1 (16.67%) SQL
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
5 1 (16.67%) MS Office
5 1 (16.67%) ITIL
5 1 (16.67%) MCP
5 1 (16.67%) UNIX
5 1 (16.67%) Clustering
5 1 (16.67%) Altiris
5 1 (16.67%) Northgate

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (16.67%) MS Office
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) LAN
1 2 (33.33%) WAN
2 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (16.67%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MSI
1 1 (16.67%) InstallShield
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (16.67%) Analyst
1 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
1 1 (16.67%) Applications Packager
1 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (16.67%) Technical Analyst
1 1 (16.67%) Deployment Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
1 1 (16.67%) SCCM Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
1 1 (16.67%) Clustering
1 1 (16.67%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (16.67%) UNIX
3 1 (16.67%) Linux
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Software Delivery
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) SCCM
2 1 (16.67%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) Altiris
2 1 (16.67%) Northgate
2 1 (16.67%) Civica
2 1 (16.67%) LANDesk
2 1 (16.67%) Trustwave
2 1 (16.67%) IBM
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) HP
2 1 (16.67%) Compaq
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix
2 1 (16.67%) Wyse
Bradford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £140.00 - £170.00 per day
Posted: 27 days ago