The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 8 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds 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 91 81 71
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -10
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 7 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.47% 0.090% 0.31%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.33% 0.38% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate £120 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £175 £150 £300
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -50.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £12.05 - £10.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £14.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+17.85% -12.50%
Windows 8
West Yorkshire

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

Operating Systems Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
300 260 223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 20.33% 23.28% 23.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 177 129
Average daily rate £400 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £374
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £307
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +9.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 10 8
Average hourly rate £15.25 £12.88 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.44% -6.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.99 £11.00 £10.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.30 £17.45 £15.70
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 Leeds

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

Windows 8 Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Windows 8
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Windows 8 Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Windows 8
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows 8 across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Windows 8 Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Windows 8
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Windows 8 Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (75.00%) Active Directory
3 12 (60.00%) Windows Server
4 11 (55.00%) Windows XP
4 11 (55.00%) ITIL
5 10 (50.00%) Windows 7
6 8 (40.00%) SLA
6 8 (40.00%) MS Exchange
6 8 (40.00%) MS Office
6 8 (40.00%) VMware
7 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
8 6 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (30.00%) ITSM
8 6 (30.00%) Windows Vista
8 6 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 5 (25.00%) Hyper-V
9 5 (25.00%) Incident Management
9 5 (25.00%) DameWare
9 5 (25.00%) Telecoms
9 5 (25.00%) CCNA
9 5 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (25.00%) MCSE
9 5 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
10 4 (20.00%) SQL
10 4 (20.00%) Oracle
10 4 (20.00%) VoIP
10 4 (20.00%) DHCP
10 4 (20.00%) TCP/IP
10 4 (20.00%) DNS
10 4 (20.00%) ITIL Certification

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 8 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (10.00%) Lync
3 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 8 (40.00%) MS Office
2 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) DHCP
1 4 (20.00%) DNS
1 4 (20.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (20.00%) VoIP
2 3 (15.00%) Firewall
2 3 (15.00%) VPN
General
1 5 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (10.00%) Finance
3 1 (5.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 7 (35.00%) Analyst
2 6 (30.00%) Service Analyst
2 6 (30.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) 1st Line Support
3 2 (10.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Desktop Migration Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Migration Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Office 365 Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Service Desk Support
3 2 (10.00%) Service Desk Support Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
4 1 (5.00%) 1st/2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
4 1 (5.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) First Line Help Desk Support
4 1 (5.00%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.00%) Fat Client
2 1 (5.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (60.00%) Windows Server
3 11 (55.00%) Windows XP
4 10 (50.00%) Windows 7
5 6 (30.00%) Windows Vista
6 2 (10.00%) Windows 10
6 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (5.00%) Mac OS
7 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) ITIL
2 6 (30.00%) ITSM
3 5 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 5 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (20.00%) Problem Management
5 2 (10.00%) Data Entry
5 2 (10.00%) Migration
6 1 (5.00%) Application Packaging
6 1 (5.00%) Patch Management
6 1 (5.00%) Server Patching
6 1 (5.00%) Service Delivery
6 1 (5.00%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (25.00%) CCNA
2 5 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (25.00%) MCSE
3 4 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (10.00%) MCITP
4 2 (10.00%) MCSA
5 1 (5.00%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (40.00%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (25.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (5.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (25.00%) DameWare
2 2 (10.00%) SCCM
3 1 (5.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) VMware
2 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (20.00%) Oracle
4 3 (15.00%) Cisco
5 2 (10.00%) Sage
6 1 (5.00%) Citrix
6 1 (5.00%) Rackspace
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