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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 31 22 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 1.32% 0.67% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.76% 2.13% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £120 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £175 £150 £300
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -50.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £14.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+17.85% -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
63 47 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 27.75% 31.54% 32.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 20 15
Average daily rate £320 £175 £120
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+82.85% +45.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £147 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £431 £363 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £307
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +9.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 19 23
Average hourly rate £20.00 £21.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.97% +72.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £25.00 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £15.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.52% +5.00%

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
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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 8 within the Norfolk region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Great Yarmouth - 2 - -
Wymondham - 1 £120 -
Windows 8
East of England

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Norfolk

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (88.89%) Active Directory
3 7 (77.78%) Windows 7
4 5 (55.56%) Windows XP
5 3 (33.33%) MCDST
5 3 (33.33%) AppDNA
5 3 (33.33%) Driving Licence
5 3 (33.33%) MCSE
5 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (33.33%) MSI
5 3 (33.33%) Finance
5 3 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (22.22%) MS Office
6 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
6 2 (22.22%) Workflow
6 2 (22.22%) assyst
6 2 (22.22%) HP UFT
6 2 (22.22%) Tivoli
6 2 (22.22%) Remedy
6 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
6 2 (22.22%) HP
6 2 (22.22%) Defect Management
6 2 (22.22%) Critical Success Factor
6 2 (22.22%) Application Discovery
6 2 (22.22%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (22.22%) Test Strategy
6 2 (22.22%) Degree
6 2 (22.22%) Application Packaging
6 2 (22.22%) JIRA
7 1 (11.11%) Compatibility Testing

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Norfolk by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (11.11%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
1 2 (22.22%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (22.22%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Office 365
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MSI
2 2 (22.22%) HP UFT
2 2 (22.22%) JIRA
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Service Desk Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) 1st Line Support
2 2 (22.22%) Applications Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) First Line Help Desk Support
2 2 (22.22%) Help Desk Support
2 2 (22.22%) Service Desk Support
3 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Applications Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) First Line Help Desk Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Help Desk Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Help Desk Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Help Desk Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) PC Support
3 1 (11.11%) Service Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Test Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Driving Licence
2 1 (11.11%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (77.78%) Windows 7
3 5 (55.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Application Discovery
1 2 (22.22%) Application Packaging
1 2 (22.22%) Critical Success Factor
1 2 (22.22%) Defect Management
1 2 (22.22%) Test Strategy
1 2 (22.22%) Workflow
2 1 (11.11%) Compatibility Testing
2 1 (11.11%) Customer Engagement
2 1 (11.11%) Functional Testing
2 1 (11.11%) Software Licensing
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) MCDST
1 3 (33.33%) MCSE
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (22.22%) Degree
3 1 (11.11%) ISEB
3 1 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 8 (88.89%) Active Directory
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) AppDNA
2 2 (22.22%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (22.22%) Tivoli
3 1 (11.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) HP
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
1 2 (22.22%) Remedy
2 1 (11.11%) Citrix