The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 8 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Nottingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows 8 over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 46 33 50
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +17
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 1 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 0.23% 1.23% 0.82%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.61% 5.13% 3.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £215 £288 £325
% change year-on-year
-25.21% -11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £13.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £14.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+16.07% -39.13%
Windows 8
Nottinghamshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Nottingham region.

Operating Systems Category
Nottingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
62 78 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 14.52% 23.93% 23.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 38 57
Average daily rate £350 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £270 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £441 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 16 12
Average hourly rate £12.50 £13.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £9.25 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £13.50 £23.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

Windows 8
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

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

Windows 8 Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

Windows 8
Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

Windows 8 Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

Windows 8
Hourly Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

Windows 8 Hourly Rate Trend in Nottingham

Windows 8
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Nottingham 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (75.00%) MS Office
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) SCCM
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (50.00%) Migration
3 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco
4 1 (25.00%) IP Telephony
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco IPT
4 1 (25.00%) LANDesk

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Nottingham 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 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) IP Telephony
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco IPT
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Service Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Deployment Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Support
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) LANDesk
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco