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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows 8 over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 70 37 -
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.43% 0.29% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.46% 1.56% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £425 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £289 £325 £280
% change year-on-year
-11.15% +16.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £11.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £22.00 -
% change year-on-year
-34.09% -
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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
205 64 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 29.62% 18.29% 20.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 33 44
Average daily rate £275 £245 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.24% -3.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £170 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £388 £344
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 16 25
Average hourly rate £16.50 £13.50 £12.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% +8.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £15.50 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.25% -8.82%

Windows 8
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows 8 across the North East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (90.91%) Microsoft
3 7 (63.64%) Windows XP
3 7 (63.64%) MS Office
4 6 (54.55%) Windows 7
5 4 (36.36%) SharePoint
6 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (27.27%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (27.27%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET
6 3 (27.27%) C#
6 3 (27.27%) VB.NET
6 3 (27.27%) .NET
6 3 (27.27%) Oracle
6 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
6 3 (27.27%) CRM
6 3 (27.27%) RDBMS
6 3 (27.27%) Relational Database
6 3 (27.27%) Integration Testing
6 3 (27.27%) Test Scripting
6 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (27.27%) Finance
6 3 (27.27%) Manufacturing
6 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
7 2 (18.18%) VPN
8 1 (9.09%) Degree
8 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (9.09%) Internet

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 4 (36.36%) SharePoint
2 3 (27.27%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (63.64%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) VPN
2 1 (9.09%) DNS
2 1 (9.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
1 3 (27.27%) RDBMS
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 3 (27.27%) Relational Database
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
1 3 (27.27%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Support Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) 1st Line Support
3 3 (27.27%) Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Developer
3 3 (27.27%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Programmer
4 2 (18.18%) Service Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (18.18%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Server Support
5 1 (9.09%) Support Technician
5 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) .NET
1 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (63.64%) Windows XP
3 6 (54.55%) Windows 7
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) CRM
1 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (27.27%) Integration Testing
1 3 (27.27%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) C#
1 3 (27.27%) VB.NET
2 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (90.91%) Microsoft
2 3 (27.27%) Oracle
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco
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