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 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 26 21 27
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +6
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 3 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 1.83% 3.49% 2.73%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.92% 9.84% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 5
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.21% +86.66%
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
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
61 61 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 37.20% 35.47% 19.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 34 19
Average daily rate £175 £238 £100
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.31% +137.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 12
Average hourly rate £11.50 £26.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.60% +39.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £13.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £30.00 £26.00
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 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Norfolk

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows 8 across the Norfolk region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Windows 8 Daily Rate Histogram 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 May 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +9 3 £323 -23.21%
Windows 8
East of England

Windows 8
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Norfolk

For the 6 months to 22 May 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%) Windows XP
3 1 (33.33%) Wireless
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Vista
3 1 (33.33%) Application Packaging
3 1 (33.33%) SCCM
3 1 (33.33%) ProCurve
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Norfolk by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Wireless
1 1 (33.33%) LAN
1 1 (33.33%) WAN
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Desktop Support
1 2 (66.67%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (33.33%) Help Desk Support
2 1 (33.33%) Help Desk Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Manager
2 1 (33.33%) PC Support
2 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Help Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Application Packaging
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows XP
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Vista
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) ProCurve
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco
1 1 (33.33%) HP