The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Norfolk region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 31 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 1.72% - -
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.82% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£315 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £236 £350 £500
% change year-on-year
-32.50% -30.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £22.50 -
% change year-on-year
-40.00% -
Operating Systems Category
Norfolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
83 29 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 35.78% 17.90% 19.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 10 21
Average daily rate £225 £100 £258
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+125.00% -61.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £100 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £325 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 7 1
Average hourly rate £26.50 £19.00 £21.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.47% -12.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -7.24%
Windows 8
East of England

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
Contract Job Locations in Norfolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 8 within the Norfolk region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Norwich - 1 £315 -
King's Lynn - - - -
North Walsham - - - - 1
Windows 8
East of England

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Norfolk

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 10 (71.43%) Windows Server 2003
2 10 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
2 10 (71.43%) Windows 7
3 9 (64.29%) SCCM
3 9 (64.29%) Migration
4 7 (50.00%) Firewall
4 7 (50.00%) Customer Engagement
5 6 (42.86%) PowerShell
5 6 (42.86%) VBScript
5 6 (42.86%) Becrypt
6 4 (28.57%) SC Cleared
6 4 (28.57%) Security Cleared
7 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
8 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
9 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
9 1 (7.14%) DHCP
9 1 (7.14%) DNS
9 1 (7.14%) VB
9 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
9 1 (7.14%) Citrix
9 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
9 1 (7.14%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 1 (7.14%) Sophos
9 1 (7.14%) MSI
9 1 (7.14%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (7.14%) Application Packaging
9 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (7.14%) XenApp

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Norfolk by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 (7.14%) MS Exchange
1 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (7.14%) DHCP
2 1 (7.14%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MSI
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Architect
2 3 (21.43%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Applications Packager
4 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Solutions Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) Application Packaging
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (71.43%) Windows Server 2003
2 10 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
2 10 (71.43%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Migration
2 7 (50.00%) Customer Engagement
3 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) PowerShell
1 6 (42.86%) VBScript
2 1 (7.14%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) SC Cleared
1 4 (28.57%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 10 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (7.14%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (64.29%) SCCM
2 1 (7.14%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Becrypt
2 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.14%) Citrix
3 1 (7.14%) Sophos