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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 82 91 85
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -6
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 5 10 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.44% 0.63% 0.086%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.05% 3.05% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 0
Median daily rate £118 £125 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £155 £170 £175
% change year-on-year
-8.82% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £11.67 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £16.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +17.85%
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
244 328 332
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 21.46% 20.50% 28.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 200 210
Median daily rate £425 £388 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £120 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £552 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 31 17
Median hourly rate £13.50 £15.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.34 £9.91 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.15 £17.50 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

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
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 11 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (60.00%) Time Management
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (40.00%) Windows 10
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
5 1 (20.00%) Finance
5 1 (20.00%) Migration
5 1 (20.00%) Windows XP

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:

General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Field Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Field Service Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Field Support Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Build Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Deployment Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Hardware Engineer
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 10
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Time Management
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft