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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows 8 over the 3 months to 27 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 29 27 24
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -3
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 2 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 1.02% 1.83% 2.82%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.51% 4.84% 7.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
Median daily rate £150 £323 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-53.48% -23.21%
UK excluding London median daily rate £180 £163 £225
% change year-on-year
+10.76% -27.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.25
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
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
57 62 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 29.08% 37.80% 38.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 45 39
Median daily rate £210 £175 £213
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £107 £131 £133
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £388 £320
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £347 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.04% +11.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 12
Median hourly rate £15.00 £11.50 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.43% -56.60%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%

Windows 8
Jobs Demand Trend in Norfolk

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Norfolk 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 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
Hourly Rate Trend in Norfolk

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

Windows 8 Hourly Rate Trend in Norfolk

Windows 8
Contract Job Locations in Norfolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 8 within the Norfolk region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Norwich -10 1 £150 -53.48%
Great Yarmouth - 1 £150 -
Windows 8
East of England

Windows 8
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Norfolk

For the 6 months to 27 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 Norfolk region with a requirement for Windows 8.

1 3 (100.00%) MS Office
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) Skype for Business
2 2 (66.67%) Office 365
2 2 (66.67%) Skype
2 2 (66.67%) OneDrive
2 2 (66.67%) Adobe
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) Windows XP

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Norfolk 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 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
1 2 (66.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (100.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Office 365
1 2 (66.67%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Skype
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Service Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Engineer
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Adobe
1 2 (66.67%) Citrix