The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 8 skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows 8 over the 3 months to 5 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 91 63 53
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -10
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 8 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.69% 0.26% 1.26%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.05% 1.09% 4.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 6
Median daily rate £250 £115 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+117.39% -42.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £162 £115 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £359 £115 £282
UK excluding London median daily rate £180 £220 £200
% change year-on-year
-18.18% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £10.02 - £10.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £15.38
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -2.43%
Windows 8
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 North East region.

Operating Systems Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
391 184 182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 33.94% 23.87% 28.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 232 97 126
Median daily rate £283 £325 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.07% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £175 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £372 £495 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £343 £315
% change year-on-year
+5.83% +8.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 27 5
Median hourly rate £26.00 £13.71 £12.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+89.64% +11.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £18.00 £17.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Windows 8
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North East 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 the North East

Windows 8
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows 8 across the North East region.

Windows 8 Daily Rate Trend in the North East

Windows 8
Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows 8 across the North East region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016.

Windows 8 Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

Windows 8
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Windows 8 Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

Windows 8
Contract Job Locations in the North East

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 North East region over the 3 months to 5 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
Tyne and Wear -29 5 £245 +113.04% 2
Durham - 1 £110 -
Windows 8
England

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 5 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 North East region with a requirement for Windows 8.

1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (88.89%) Windows 7
3 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
4 4 (44.44%) DNS
4 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (44.44%) Windows Server
5 3 (33.33%) Windows 10
5 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
5 3 (33.33%) Degree
5 3 (33.33%) DHCP
5 3 (33.33%) MS Office
5 3 (33.33%) Migration
6 2 (22.22%) VMware
6 2 (22.22%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (22.22%) AppSense
6 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (22.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (22.22%) 3G
6 2 (22.22%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (22.22%) Oracle
6 2 (22.22%) ITIL
6 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
6 2 (22.22%) Windows XP
6 2 (22.22%) Citrix
6 2 (22.22%) Thin Client
6 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
6 2 (22.22%) Fat Client
6 2 (22.22%) SCCM
6 2 (22.22%) DV Cleared

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in the North East 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 (22.22%) SharePoint
2 1 (11.11%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (11.11%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Office 365
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) DNS
2 3 (33.33%) DHCP
3 2 (22.22%) 3G
3 2 (22.22%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
4 1 (11.11%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) MS Access
1 1 (11.11%) RDBMS
1 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) 1st Line Support
1 2 (22.22%) 2nd Line Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) 2nd Line Support
1 2 (22.22%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Developer
1 2 (22.22%) Office 365 Specialist
1 2 (22.22%) Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Technical Support
2 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Technical Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Access Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Excel Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Service Desk Support
2 1 (11.11%) Service Desk Support Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Support Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
1 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
1 1 (11.11%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
1 2 (22.22%) Fat Client
1 2 (22.22%) Thin Client
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) AS400
2 1 (11.11%) Driving Licence
2 1 (11.11%) Mainframe
2 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 1 (11.11%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (88.89%) Windows 7
3 4 (44.44%) Windows Server
3 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (33.33%) Windows 10
5 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (22.22%) Windows XP
6 1 (11.11%) HPUX
6 1 (11.11%) Linux
6 1 (11.11%) Unix
6 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Migration
2 2 (22.22%) ITIL
2 2 (22.22%) Software Delivery
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) CRM
3 1 (11.11%) Integration Testing
3 1 (11.11%) ITSM
3 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
3 1 (11.11%) Network Management
3 1 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) SAP Security
3 1 (11.11%) SDLC
3 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) C#
1 1 (11.11%) VB.NET
1 1 (11.11%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Degree
1 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (22.22%) DV Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (11.11%) CCNA
3 1 (11.11%) CCNP
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (11.11%) MCDBA
3 1 (11.11%) MCP
3 1 (11.11%) MCSE
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (22.22%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) SCCM
1 2 (22.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (11.11%) OpenView
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) AppSense
2 2 (22.22%) Citrix
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle
2 2 (22.22%) ThinPrint
2 2 (22.22%) VMware
3 1 (11.11%) HP
3 1 (11.11%) SAP
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