The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Nottingham region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 37 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 0.92% - -
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.69% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £125 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £250 £130
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +92.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.38 £22.75 -
% change year-on-year
-32.41% -
Operating Systems Category
Nottingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
64 88 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 19.63% 28.95% 17.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 43 16
Average daily rate £325 £310 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% +12.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £218 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £350 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.58% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 21 6
Average hourly rate £13.00 £16.50 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.21% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £11.50 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £30.00 £24.32
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Windows 8
Nottinghamshire

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
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 XP
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) SAP
2 2 (66.67%) Android
2 2 (66.67%) Wireless
2 2 (66.67%) VLAN
2 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (66.67%) iPad
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) Internet
2 2 (66.67%) DHCP
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) VB
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (33.33%) VoIP
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (33.33%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Wireless
1 2 (66.67%) VLAN
1 2 (66.67%) Internet
1 2 (66.67%) DHCP
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Field Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) iPad
2 1 (33.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Android
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) VB
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) SAP
1 2 (66.67%) HP
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft