The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 8 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows 8 over the 3 months to 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 35 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 6 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 2.68% - -
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.76% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £210 £188 £225
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
Median hourly rate £13.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £16.20 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-13.58% +11.72%
Windows 8
Cheshire

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

Operating Systems Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
51 92 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 22.77% 44.02% 34.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 49 10
Median daily rate £413 £375 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +20.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £730
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 12
Median hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -44.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%

Windows 8
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Chester 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 Chester

Windows 8
Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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

Windows 8 Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

Windows 8
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Chester region with a requirement for Windows 8.

1 11 (100.00%) Windows
1 11 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (81.82%) Windows XP
3 7 (63.64%) German Language
4 5 (45.45%) Italian Language
4 5 (45.45%) Dutch Language
4 5 (45.45%) French Language
5 4 (36.36%) Portuguese Language
6 2 (18.18%) Local Government
6 2 (18.18%) VPN
6 2 (18.18%) SSL
6 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
6 2 (18.18%) Citrix
6 2 (18.18%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (18.18%) Juniper
6 2 (18.18%) Blackberry
6 2 (18.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (18.18%) Two-Factor Authentication
6 2 (18.18%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 2 (18.18%) Android
6 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
6 2 (18.18%) Apple iOS
6 2 (18.18%) Skype for Business
6 2 (18.18%) Mobile App
6 2 (18.18%) ITIL
7 1 (9.09%) Russian Language

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Chester 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 2 (18.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (18.18%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) SSL
1 2 (18.18%) VPN
General
1 7 (63.64%) German Language
2 5 (45.45%) Dutch Language
2 5 (45.45%) French Language
2 5 (45.45%) Italian Language
3 4 (36.36%) Portuguese Language
4 2 (18.18%) Local Government
5 1 (9.09%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Analyst
1 7 (63.64%) Service Analyst
1 7 (63.64%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (9.09%) ICT Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Blackberry
1 2 (18.18%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (81.82%) Windows XP
3 2 (18.18%) Android
3 2 (18.18%) Apple iOS
3 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) ITIL
1 2 (18.18%) Multi-Factor Authentication
1 2 (18.18%) Two-Factor Authentication
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 11 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Citrix
1 2 (18.18%) Juniper
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft