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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows 8 over the 3 months to 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 100 104 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 3 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.20% 0.18% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.89% 0.85% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Median daily rate £200 £175 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £181 £188 £238
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -21.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £16.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +18.51%
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
336 355 204
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 22.76% 21.77% 19.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 236 224 131
Median daily rate £394 £350 £185
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +89.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £210 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £460 £380
UK excluding London median daily rate £353 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
+0.71% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 21 17
Median hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.06 £9.50 £11.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £22.50 £16.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

Windows 8
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Leeds 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 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 29 July 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 29 July 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 Leeds region with a requirement for Windows 8.

1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (75.00%) ITIL
2 6 (75.00%) Windows XP
2 6 (75.00%) SLA
3 5 (62.50%) MS Office
3 5 (62.50%) MS Exchange
3 5 (62.50%) MS Excel
4 4 (50.00%) MCP
4 4 (50.00%) DameWare
4 4 (50.00%) Windows 7
5 3 (37.50%) Hyper-V
5 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (37.50%) MCITP
5 3 (37.50%) Trend Analysis
5 3 (37.50%) VMware
5 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
5 3 (37.50%) VPN
5 3 (37.50%) MCSE
5 3 (37.50%) MCSA
5 3 (37.50%) Citrix
5 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (25.00%) ITSM
6 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
7 1 (12.50%) Virtual Team
7 1 (12.50%) XenApp
7 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (12.50%) Skype for Business
7 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds 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 (62.50%) MS Exchange
2 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (12.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
3 1 (12.50%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (62.50%) MS Excel
1 5 (62.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Google Apps
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) VPN
2 1 (12.50%) DHCP
2 1 (12.50%) DNS
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MSI
General
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) 1st Line Support
2 2 (25.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Service Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Support Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) 1st/2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Deskside Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) First Line Help Desk Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) First Line Help Desk Support
3 1 (12.50%) IT Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) IT Support
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Blackberry
1 1 (12.50%) Performance Metrics
1 1 (12.50%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (75.00%) Windows XP
3 4 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
5 1 (12.50%) Mac OS X
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) ITIL
2 3 (37.50%) Trend Analysis
3 2 (25.00%) ITSM
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) Change Control
4 1 (12.50%) Coaching
4 1 (12.50%) CRM
4 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
4 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (12.50%) Kanban
4 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
4 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
4 1 (12.50%) Process Improvement
4 1 (12.50%) Scrum
4 1 (12.50%) TDD
4 1 (12.50%) TOGAF
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) MCP
2 3 (37.50%) MCITP
2 3 (37.50%) MCSA
2 3 (37.50%) MCSE
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (12.50%) CITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (75.00%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (37.50%) Hyper-V
2 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (12.50%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) DameWare
2 1 (12.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Citrix
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
1 3 (37.50%) VMware
2 1 (12.50%) Google
2 1 (12.50%) Intel Security