The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 8 skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows 8 over the 3 months to 12 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 82 71 93
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +22
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 17 14 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.08% 0.97% 0.46%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.15% 4.22% 2.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 2
Average daily rate £114 £133 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.96% -33.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £175 £150 £303
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -50.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 0
Average hourly rate £20.00 £15.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.03% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £14.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -12.50%
Windows 8
England

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

Operating Systems Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
330 332 343
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 21.06% 22.99% 22.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 150 158
Average daily rate £300 £338 £110
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +206.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £114 £120 £70
10% offered a daily rate of more than £419 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +8.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 45 70
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +14.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.50 £9.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £22.50 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%

Windows 8
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

Windows 8 Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Windows 8
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Windows 8 Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Windows 8
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows 8 across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

Windows 8 Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Windows 8
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Windows 8 Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Windows 8
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 8 within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Derbyshire -7 9 £114 - 1
Leicestershire -7 6 £114 +26.66% 2
Northamptonshire - 2 £210 - 2
Lincolnshire -8 1 £190 - 1
Nottinghamshire -12 1 £275 +57.14% 2
Windows 8
England

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 32 (100.00%) Windows
2 25 (78.13%) Active Directory
3 19 (59.38%) Windows 7
4 17 (53.13%) Microsoft
5 15 (46.88%) Windows XP
6 14 (43.75%) MS Office
7 13 (40.63%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (37.50%) SharePoint
9 11 (34.38%) MS Exchange
9 11 (34.38%) Citrix
10 10 (31.25%) Blackberry
10 10 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2010
10 10 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2003
10 10 (31.25%) PowerShell
10 10 (31.25%) Windows 10
10 10 (31.25%) Windows Server
11 9 (28.13%) Apple iOS
11 9 (28.13%) HP
11 9 (28.13%) VBScript
12 8 (25.00%) IBM Notes
12 8 (25.00%) VPN
12 8 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
12 8 (25.00%) Lotus
12 8 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 8 (25.00%) SharePoint 2013
12 8 (25.00%) XenDesktop
13 7 (21.88%) Finance
13 7 (21.88%) MS Excel
14 6 (18.75%) VMware

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 12 (37.50%) SharePoint
2 11 (34.38%) MS Exchange
3 10 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2003
3 10 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 8 (25.00%) IBM Notes
4 8 (25.00%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (6.25%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (3.13%) IIS
Applications
1 14 (43.75%) MS Office
2 7 (21.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Retail-J
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (25.00%) VPN
2 4 (12.50%) DHCP
2 4 (12.50%) DNS
3 3 (9.38%) Firewall
3 3 (9.38%) TCP/IP
4 2 (6.25%) Internet
4 2 (6.25%) IPv4
4 2 (6.25%) PBX
4 2 (6.25%) SAN
4 2 (6.25%) VLAN
4 2 (6.25%) Wireless
5 1 (3.13%) Cisco IPT
5 1 (3.13%) IP Telephony
5 1 (3.13%) LAN
5 1 (3.13%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.38%) SQL Server
1 3 (9.38%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 7 (21.88%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.13%) Banking
3 1 (3.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (40.63%) Analyst
2 8 (25.00%) Support Analyst
3 7 (21.88%) IT Analyst
3 7 (21.88%) IT Support
3 7 (21.88%) IT Support Analyst
3 7 (21.88%) Support Engineer
4 6 (18.75%) Desktop Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) 1st Line Support
5 3 (9.38%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (9.38%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (9.38%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Desktop Support
5 3 (9.38%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Service Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) Support Technician
5 3 (9.38%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Systems Support
6 2 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Field Support Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) IT Technician
Miscellaneous
1 10 (31.25%) Blackberry
2 4 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.25%) NHS
3 2 (6.25%) Replication
4 1 (3.13%) Fat Client
4 1 (3.13%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 32 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (59.38%) Windows 7
3 15 (46.88%) Windows XP
4 13 (40.63%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (31.25%) Windows 10
6 10 (31.25%) Windows Server
7 9 (28.13%) Apple iOS
8 5 (15.63%) Linux
9 3 (9.38%) Unix
9 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (3.13%) Android
10 1 (3.13%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (6.25%) ITIL
1 2 (6.25%) Kalman Filter
1 2 (6.25%) Logistics
1 2 (6.25%) Migration
1 2 (6.25%) Performance Monitoring
1 2 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
1 2 (6.25%) Server Building
1 2 (6.25%) Software Licensing
1 2 (6.25%) Web Filtering
2 1 (3.13%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 10 (31.25%) PowerShell
2 9 (28.13%) VBScript
3 1 (3.13%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 25 (78.13%) Active Directory
2 8 (25.00%) XenDesktop
3 3 (9.38%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (3.13%) Hyper-V
5 1 (3.13%) Terminal Services
5 1 (3.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (18.75%) SCCM
2 1 (3.13%) SCOM
Vendors
1 17 (53.13%) Microsoft
2 11 (34.38%) Citrix
3 9 (28.13%) HP
4 8 (25.00%) Lotus
5 6 (18.75%) VMware
6 3 (9.38%) AppSense
6 3 (9.38%) Cisco
6 3 (9.38%) Lumension
7 1 (3.13%) Apple
7 1 (3.13%) Avaya
7 1 (3.13%) Dell
7 1 (3.13%) Sun
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