The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 8 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Brighton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows 8 over the 3 months to 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 33 30 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 0.46% 1.05% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.22% 3.39% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate
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£525 £345 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.17% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £215 £200 £250
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.38 £22.75
% change year-on-year
-5.69% -32.41%
Windows 8
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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 Brighton region.

Operating Systems Category
Brighton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
45 59 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 20.83% 31.05% 13.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 28 4
Average daily rate £300 £270 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -34.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £105 £385
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £350 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £320 £315
% change year-on-year
+7.81% +1.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 5
Average hourly rate £39.50 £14.00 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+182.14% -30.86%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -

Windows 8
Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

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

Windows 8 Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

Windows 8
Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

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

Windows 8 Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

Windows 8
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton 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 1 (100.00%) SAP
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) CRM
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (100.00%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (100.00%) Lync
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (100.00%) Lync
Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (100.00%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Dynamics AX Consultant
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) CRM
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) SAP
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft