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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 36 48 -
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 3 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 0.94% 0.85% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.00% 3.74% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate
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- £300 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £281 £325 £280
% change year-on-year
-13.46% +16.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £22.00 -
% change year-on-year
-36.36% -
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
75 107 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 23.44% 22.62% 24.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 54 20
Average daily rate £350 £300 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 11 9
Average hourly rate £13.25 £13.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.92% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.25 £10.80 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £23.75 £15.54
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.73 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.68% -8.57%

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 10 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 22 August 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%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (100.00%) VoIP
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Video Conferencing
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) 2nd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory