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 23 May 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
23 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 99 98 86
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -12
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 5 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.33% 0.22% 0.080%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.46% 0.92% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 0
Median daily rate £145 £160 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £185 £191 £220
% change year-on-year
-3.26% -13.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £14.00 £14.25
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -1.75%
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
342 327 280
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 22.65% 23.92% 22.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 230 216 164
Median daily rate £400 £350 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £177 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £425 £393
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +10.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 16 19
Median hourly rate £11.75 £17.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.85% +12.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.86 £11.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £35.00 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £15.75 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+4.76% +1.61%

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 23 May 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 23 May 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 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (92.31%) Active Directory
3 11 (84.62%) Windows XP
4 10 (76.92%) MS Exchange
5 9 (69.23%) ITIL
5 9 (69.23%) SLA
6 8 (61.54%) VMware
7 7 (53.85%) VMware Infrastructure
7 7 (53.85%) Hyper-V
7 7 (53.85%) DameWare
7 7 (53.85%) Windows Server
8 6 (46.15%) ITSM
9 5 (38.46%) Telecoms
9 5 (38.46%) Incident Management
9 5 (38.46%) Windows Vista
10 4 (30.77%) MCITP
10 4 (30.77%) Windows 7
10 4 (30.77%) MS Office
10 4 (30.77%) MCP
10 4 (30.77%) MCSA
10 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
10 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Certification
11 3 (23.08%) VPN
11 3 (23.08%) MCSE
11 3 (23.08%) Citrix
11 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
11 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2010
11 3 (23.08%) Trend Analysis
12 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (15.38%) SCCM

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 10 (76.92%) MS Exchange
2 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (7.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
1 4 (30.77%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Google Apps
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) VPN
2 1 (7.69%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MSI
General
1 5 (38.46%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Analyst
2 5 (38.46%) Service Analyst
2 5 (38.46%) Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) 1st Line Support
3 3 (23.08%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) 1st/2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (15.38%) Service Desk Support
4 2 (15.38%) Service Desk Support Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Support Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Support Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 1 (7.69%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Deskside Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Deskside Support Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) First Line Help Desk Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) First Line Help Desk Support
5 1 (7.69%) IT Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (84.62%) Windows XP
3 7 (53.85%) Windows Server
4 5 (38.46%) Windows Vista
5 4 (30.77%) Windows 7
6 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (7.69%) Mac OS X
7 1 (7.69%) Windows 10
7 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) ITIL
2 6 (46.15%) ITSM
3 5 (38.46%) Incident Management
4 3 (23.08%) Trend Analysis
5 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (7.69%) CRM
5 1 (7.69%) Data Entry
5 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (7.69%) Kanban
5 1 (7.69%) Scrum
5 1 (7.69%) TDD
5 1 (7.69%) TOGAF
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) MCITP
1 4 (30.77%) MCP
1 4 (30.77%) MCSA
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (23.08%) MCSE
3 1 (7.69%) CCNA
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (7.69%) CITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (69.23%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (92.31%) Active Directory
2 7 (53.85%) Hyper-V
2 7 (53.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (7.69%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (53.85%) DameWare
2 2 (15.38%) SCCM
3 1 (7.69%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) VMware
2 3 (23.08%) Citrix
2 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco
3 1 (7.69%) Google
3 1 (7.69%) Intel Security
3 1 (7.69%) Rackspace