The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 8 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows 8 over the 3 months to 26 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 79 77 70
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -7
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 7 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.69% 0.41% 0.13%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.70% 1.79% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Median daily rate £118 £410 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-71.34% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £180 £170 £220
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -22.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 0
Median hourly rate £13.50 £16.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.92% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £14.75 £14.25
% change year-on-year
-1.69% +3.50%
Windows 8
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
259 224 212
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 25.39% 22.74% 26.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 133 99
Median daily rate £425 £420 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +55.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £650 £433
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £347 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.04% +11.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 24 25
Median hourly rate £13.50 £15.50 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.90% -50.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £14.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £20.19 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%

Windows 8
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire region citing Windows 8 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Windows 8 Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Windows 8
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Windows 8 Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Windows 8
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Windows 8 Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Windows 8
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 8 within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 26 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester - 3 - - 1
Warrington -12 2 £118 -72.02% 3
Macclesfield - 2 - -
Windows 8
North West

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Windows 8 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Windows 8.

1 24 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (70.83%) Active Directory
3 12 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 12 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 10 (41.67%) Apple iOS
5 9 (37.50%) Windows XP
6 7 (29.17%) ITIL
7 6 (25.00%) Citrix
7 6 (25.00%) Apple
7 6 (25.00%) Blackberry
8 5 (20.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 5 (20.83%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (20.83%) Juniper
8 5 (20.83%) VPN
8 5 (20.83%) SSL
8 5 (20.83%) Mac OS
8 5 (20.83%) German Language
8 5 (20.83%) Android
8 5 (20.83%) Skype for Business
9 4 (16.67%) Mobile App
9 4 (16.67%) Windows 10
9 4 (16.67%) Two-Factor Authentication
9 4 (16.67%) Multi-Factor Authentication
9 4 (16.67%) SCCM
9 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (16.67%) Local Government
9 4 (16.67%) Dutch Language
9 4 (16.67%) MS Office
9 4 (16.67%) PRINCE2
10 3 (12.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (20.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 5 (20.83%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (16.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.83%) SSL
1 5 (20.83%) VPN
2 1 (4.17%) DHCP
2 1 (4.17%) DNS
2 1 (4.17%) Skype
2 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.17%) VoIP
General
1 5 (20.83%) German Language
2 4 (16.67%) Dutch Language
2 4 (16.67%) Local Government
3 3 (12.50%) French Language
3 3 (12.50%) Italian Language
4 2 (8.33%) Portuguese Language
5 1 (4.17%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 10 (41.67%) Analyst
2 9 (37.50%) Service Analyst
2 9 (37.50%) Service Desk Analyst
3 5 (20.83%) Desktop Engineer
4 4 (16.67%) Desktop Support
4 4 (16.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 4 (16.67%) Support Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) ICT Support
5 2 (8.33%) Project Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Rollout Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Rollout Project Manager
5 2 (8.33%) SCCM Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (4.17%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (4.17%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Build Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Deployment Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Mac Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Blackberry
2 4 (16.67%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.17%) iPhone
3 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.17%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 24 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 10 (41.67%) Apple iOS
4 9 (37.50%) Windows XP
5 5 (20.83%) Android
5 5 (20.83%) Mac OS
6 4 (16.67%) Windows 10
7 3 (12.50%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (29.17%) ITIL
2 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (16.67%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 4 (16.67%) PRINCE2
2 4 (16.67%) Two-Factor Authentication
3 3 (12.50%) Software Deployment
4 2 (8.33%) Change Management
4 2 (8.33%) Incident Management
4 2 (8.33%) Information Security
4 2 (8.33%) ITIL V3
4 2 (8.33%) Project Management
5 1 (4.17%) ITSM
5 1 (4.17%) Knowledge Management
5 1 (4.17%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (4.17%) Problem Management
Qualifications
1 5 (20.83%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (8.33%) MCITP
2 2 (8.33%) MCP
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.17%) HND
3 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (70.83%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.17%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 1 (4.17%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (16.67%) SCCM
2 3 (12.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 12 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (25.00%) Apple
2 6 (25.00%) Citrix
3 5 (20.83%) Juniper
4 1 (4.17%) BMC
4 1 (4.17%) Cisco
4 1 (4.17%) Remedy
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