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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton - - -
As % of the Operating Systems category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £175 £150 £300
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -50.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £14.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+17.85% -12.50%
Windows 8
East Sussex

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
39 47 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 25.32% 18.29% 20.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 26 14
Average daily rate £325 £360 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.72% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £125 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £307
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +9.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 9
Average hourly rate £26.60 £39.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.79% +160.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £15.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.52% +5.00%

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
Hourly Rate Trend in Brighton

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

Windows 8 Hourly Rate Trend in Brighton

Windows 8
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Windows XP
2 3 (75.00%) VoIP
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Vista
2 3 (75.00%) Google
2 3 (75.00%) MS Office
2 3 (75.00%) Google Apps
3 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (25.00%) Citrix
4 1 (25.00%) Terminal Services
4 1 (25.00%) DHCP
4 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (25.00%) DNS
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) Wireless
4 1 (25.00%) VMware
4 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (25.00%) XenApp
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (25.00%) DBS Check

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (75.00%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) VoIP
2 1 (25.00%) DHCP
2 1 (25.00%) DNS
2 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (25.00%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Support Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (50.00%) Help Desk Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Help Desk Support
2 2 (50.00%) Help Desk Support Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) IT Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) IT Support
2 2 (50.00%) IT Support Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Service Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Service Desk Support
2 2 (50.00%) Service Desk Support Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 1 (25.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Desktop Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) First Line Help Desk Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) First Line Help Desk Support
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Vista
2 3 (75.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) DBS Check
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) Terminal Services
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) XenApp
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Google
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) VMware