The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 8 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows 8 over the 3 months to 15 September 2014 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 66 46 -
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 8 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.97% 1.83% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.96% 7.03% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Average daily rate
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£160 £165 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £325 £280
% change year-on-year
-11.53% +16.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £17.00 £26.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.61% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £24.00 -
% change year-on-year
-41.66% -
Windows 8
East of 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 Hertfordshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
202 128 251
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 24.57% 26.02% 25.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 46 88
Average daily rate £320 £305 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.91% -26.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £140 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 19 26
Average hourly rate £15.00 £26.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.30% +73.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.75 £40.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.08 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+0.50% -5.88%

Windows 8
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Windows 8 Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Windows 8
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Windows 8 Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Windows 8
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Windows 8 Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Windows 8
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 15 September 2014. 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
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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
Hertford - 1 £160 -
Watford - 1 - - 2
Welwyn Garden City - - - -
Hitchin - - - -
Letchworth - - - -
Potters Bar - - - -
Stevenage - - - -
Windows 8
East of England

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 18 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (83.33%) Active Directory
3 13 (72.22%) Windows 7
4 11 (61.11%) MS Exchange
4 11 (61.11%) Exchange Server 2010
5 10 (55.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (50.00%) TCP/IP
6 9 (50.00%) Microsoft
7 7 (38.89%) MS Excel
8 6 (33.33%) DNS
9 5 (27.78%) MS Office
9 5 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2007
10 4 (22.22%) Finance
10 4 (22.22%) SQL
11 3 (16.67%) Visual Studio
11 3 (16.67%) CSS
11 3 (16.67%) HTML
11 3 (16.67%) JavaScript
11 3 (16.67%) SCCM
11 3 (16.67%) HTML5
11 3 (16.67%) HP StorageWorks
11 3 (16.67%) Android
11 3 (16.67%) CSS3
12 2 (11.11%) Wireless
12 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
12 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
12 2 (11.11%) Windows XP
13 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
13 1 (5.56%) MCSE

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 11 (61.11%) MS Exchange
1 11 (61.11%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 7 (38.89%) MS Excel
2 5 (27.78%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 9 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 6 (33.33%) DNS
3 2 (11.11%) Wireless
4 1 (5.56%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (5.56%) DHCP
4 1 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (5.56%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (22.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Analyst
1 7 (38.89%) Support Engineer
2 6 (33.33%) Support Analyst
3 5 (27.78%) Technical Support
3 5 (27.78%) Technical Support Engineer
3 5 (27.78%) IT Support Analyst
3 5 (27.78%) Technical Engineer
3 5 (27.78%) IT Support
4 4 (22.22%) Server Engineer
5 3 (16.67%) Developer
5 3 (16.67%) HTML Developer
5 3 (16.67%) CSS Developer
5 3 (16.67%) JavaScript Developer
5 3 (16.67%) Windows 8 Developer
6 2 (11.11%) Windows Support Engineer
6 2 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (11.11%) Technical Analyst
7 1 (5.56%) 1st Line Support
7 1 (5.56%) Senior Technical Analyst
7 1 (5.56%) Technical Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) HTML
1 3 (16.67%) CSS
1 3 (16.67%) HTML5
1 3 (16.67%) CSS3
2 1 (5.56%) XMPP
2 1 (5.56%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) HP StorageWorks
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (72.22%) Windows 7
3 10 (55.56%) Windows Server 2012
3 10 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (16.67%) Android
5 2 (11.11%) Windows XP
6 1 (5.56%) Mac OS X
6 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (5.56%) Mac OS X Server
6 1 (5.56%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (5.56%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (5.56%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) SQL
2 3 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.56%) VB
3 1 (5.56%) VB.NET
3 1 (5.56%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) MCSE
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 15 (83.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) Citrix
2 1 (5.56%) Cisco
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