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 2 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank - 22 19
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 0 2 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk - 1.17% 6.21%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 4.17% 17.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Median daily rate - £120 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -61.29%
UK excluding London median daily rate £180 £200 £200
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.00 £15.38
% change year-on-year
+17.85% -8.94%
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
30 48 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 15.96% 28.07% 34.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 30 32
Median daily rate £300 £269 £245
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.62% +9.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £148 £104 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £625 £380
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £340 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 5
Median hourly rate £16.00 £19.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% +35.71%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £15.85 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.25% -0.93%

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
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Norfolk

For the 6 months to 2 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%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows XP
2 2 (66.67%) MS Office
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Driving Licence
3 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) Finance

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 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Office
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Service Desk Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 1st Line Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (33.33%) 1st Line Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) First Line Help Desk Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) First Line Help Desk Support
2 1 (33.33%) Help Desk Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Help Desk Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Help Desk Support
2 1 (33.33%) Help Desk Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Help Desk Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Service Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Service Desk Support
2 1 (33.33%) Service Desk Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) Windows XP
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory