The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 8 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Norfolk region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows 8 over the 3 months to 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 23 - 31
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 1 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 0.69% - 1.64%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.00% - 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £250
UK excluding London average daily rate £168 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
-48.46% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £16.00 -
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -
Windows 8
East of England

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

Operating Systems Category
Norfolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
50 47 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 34.48% 34.31% 21.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 16 12
Average daily rate £175 £120 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.83% -51.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £106 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £307 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.93% -5.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 23 11
Average hourly rate £20.50 £12.25 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+67.34% -25.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £25.78 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -11.76%

Windows 8
Jobs Demand Trend in Norfolk

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

Windows 8 Jobs Demand Trend in Norfolk

Windows 8
Daily Rate Trend in Norfolk

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

Windows 8 Daily Rate Trend in Norfolk

Windows 8
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Norfolk

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Norfolk 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) CA
3 1 (33.33%) MSI
3 1 (33.33%) AdminStudio
3 1 (33.33%) Workflow
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Validation
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (33.33%) AppSense
3 1 (33.33%) Application Packaging
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) VBScript
3 1 (33.33%) VB
3 1 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
3 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Norfolk by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Norfolk 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 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MSI
1 1 (33.33%) AdminStudio
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Desktop Support
1 1 (33.33%) Applications Packager
1 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Application Packaging
1 1 (33.33%) XML
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Workflow
1 1 (33.33%) Validation
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) VBScript
1 1 (33.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) HP
1 1 (33.33%) CA
1 1 (33.33%) AppSense