The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Phone 8 skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Phone 8 over the 3 months to 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Phone 8 (WinPhone8, WP8)
Rank 125 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Windows Phone 8 7 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.22% - -
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.04% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£381 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £344 £338 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.85% -15.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £24.00 -
Windows Phone 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 West region.

Operating Systems Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
672 605 607
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 21.44% 22.08% 23.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 340 271 275
Average daily rate £350 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £135 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £308 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.31% -5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 88 84
Average hourly rate £14.50 £16.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.25 £11.63 £10.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £41.40 £33.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.67 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+4.45% -14.28%

Windows Phone 8
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows Phone 8 across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Phone 8 Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Windows Phone 8
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Windows Phone 8 Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Windows Phone 8
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Phone 8 across the North West region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

Windows Phone 8 Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Windows Phone 8
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Phone 8 within the North West region over the 3 months to 23 January 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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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
Manchester - - - -
Windows Phone 8
England

Windows Phone 8
Top 23 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Windows Phone 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 Phone 8.

1 9 (100.00%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 9 (100.00%) CESG
1 9 (100.00%) PKI
1 9 (100.00%) Android
1 9 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 9 (100.00%) Windows Phone
1 9 (100.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 7 (77.78%) Firmware
3 6 (66.67%) VMware
3 6 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (66.67%) VMware ESXi
3 6 (66.67%) MySQL
3 6 (66.67%) Linux
3 6 (66.67%) SSL
3 6 (66.67%) Red Hat
3 6 (66.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 6 (66.67%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (66.67%) F5
3 6 (66.67%) Mobile App
4 3 (33.33%) C
5 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
5 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared

Windows Phone 8
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Windows Phone 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 Phone 8. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 6 (66.67%) SSL
1 6 (66.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (66.67%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 1 (11.11%) Management Consultant
1 1 (11.11%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 9 (100.00%) CESG
1 9 (100.00%) PKI
2 6 (66.67%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (66.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) Android
1 9 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 9 (100.00%) Windows Phone
2 6 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 6 (66.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 9 (100.00%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 7 (77.78%) Firmware
2 6 (66.67%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) VMware
1 6 (66.67%) Red Hat
1 6 (66.67%) F5