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 22 May 2015 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 96 85 68
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -17
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 3 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.22% 0.082% 0.40%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.91% 0.37% 1.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Average daily rate
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£160 - £125
UK excluding London average daily rate £178 £220 £300
% change year-on-year
-19.31% -26.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.25 £14.25 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -20.83%
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
331 273 212
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 24.39% 22.43% 28.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 220 162 114
Average daily rate £350 £275 £278
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -0.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £168 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £393 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 19 14
Average hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% -18.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.28 £11.13 £11.16
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £17.50 £35.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+1.61% -3.12%

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
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 22 May 2015, 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) MS Office
2 3 (75.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (50.00%) MCITP
3 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (50.00%) Problem Management
3 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (50.00%) VMware
4 1 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (25.00%) Finance
4 1 (25.00%) Legal
4 1 (25.00%) Migration
4 1 (25.00%) Replication
4 1 (25.00%) CCNA
4 1 (25.00%) MCSE
4 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (25.00%) VoIP
4 1 (25.00%) DHCP
4 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (25.00%) DNS
4 1 (25.00%) SLA
4 1 (25.00%) ITIL
4 1 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle
4 1 (25.00%) SCCM

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MS Office
2 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) VoIP
1 1 (25.00%) DHCP
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (25.00%) DNS
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) QA Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Deployment Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Support
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (25.00%) Replication
1 1 (25.00%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Vista
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) MCITP
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (25.00%) CCNA
2 1 (25.00%) MCSE
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
1 1 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) LANDesk
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Rate: £250 - £280 per day
Posted: 26 days ago
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Rate: £150 - £250 per day + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago