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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 49 34 33
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -1
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 1 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 0.23% 1.42% 0.73%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.14% 5.26% 3.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate £275 - £125
UK excluding London average daily rate £175 £150 £300
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -50.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £15.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £14.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+17.85% -12.50%
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
88 95 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 20.56% 26.91% 22.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 42 20
Average daily rate £275 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £244 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £425 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £307
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +9.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 11 9
Average hourly rate £14.00 £15.50 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +12.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.90 £12.30 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £17.90 £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £15.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.52% +5.00%

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 24 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) Windows XP
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) IP Telephony
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco IPT
3 1 (33.33%) SCCM
3 1 (33.33%) SCOM
3 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) MS Office
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) Wireless
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) Security Patching
3 1 (33.33%) Server Building
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
3 1 (33.33%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco IPT
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
1 1 (33.33%) IP Telephony
1 1 (33.33%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) Desktop Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) Desktop Support
2 2 (66.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
3 1 (33.33%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Installations Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) Windows XP
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Security Patching
1 1 (33.33%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
1 1 (33.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco