The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 8 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Nottinghamshire 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 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 37 44 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 6 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 1.25% 0.79% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.36% 2.75% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate
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£175 £263 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £203 £323 £300
% change year-on-year
-37.20% +7.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £13.75 -
% change year-on-year
+1.81% -
Windows 8
East Midlands

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

Operating Systems Category
Nottinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
112 109 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 23.28% 28.84% 24.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 45 38
Average daily rate £313 £300 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -6.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £163 £95
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £350 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.20% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 16 12
Average hourly rate £14.00 £13.75 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.81% +14.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.75 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £20.06 £17.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%

Windows 8
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

Windows 8 Jobs Demand Trend in Nottinghamshire

Windows 8
Daily Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

Windows 8 Daily Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

Windows 8
Hourly Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

Windows 8 Hourly Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

Windows 8
Contract Job Locations in Nottinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 8 within the Nottinghamshire region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Nottingham +4 5 - -
Windows 8
East Midlands

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Nottinghamshire 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 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (57.14%) Windows XP
2 8 (57.14%) Active Directory
3 6 (42.86%) TCP/IP
4 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
4 5 (35.71%) ADSL
4 5 (35.71%) Broadband
4 5 (35.71%) MS Office
4 5 (35.71%) EMC
4 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (35.71%) Internet
4 5 (35.71%) Lync
4 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (28.57%) WinForms
5 4 (28.57%) C#
6 3 (21.43%) .NET
6 3 (21.43%) Oracle
6 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
6 3 (21.43%) Solaris
6 3 (21.43%) Linux
6 3 (21.43%) Red Hat
6 3 (21.43%) Shell Script
6 3 (21.43%) Ubuntu
6 3 (21.43%) WPF
6 3 (21.43%) UNIX
6 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (21.43%) Windows 7
7 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Nottinghamshire 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 5 (35.71%) Lync
2 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (14.29%) MS Exchange
3 1 (7.14%) Apache
3 1 (7.14%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (35.71%) MS Office
2 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (42.86%) TCP/IP
2 5 (35.71%) ADSL
2 5 (35.71%) Broadband
2 5 (35.71%) Internet
3 2 (14.29%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (7.14%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Developer
2 4 (28.57%) C# Developer
3 3 (21.43%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (21.43%) WPF Developer
4 2 (14.29%) WinForms Developer
4 2 (14.29%) IT Administrator
4 2 (14.29%) Deployment Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (14.29%) Support Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Administrator
5 1 (7.14%) .NET Developer
5 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (7.14%) Server Support
5 1 (7.14%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (7.14%) Server Support Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) UNIX Systems Administrator
5 1 (7.14%) UNIX Administrator
5 1 (7.14%) Server Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Server Support
5 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) WinForms
2 3 (21.43%) .NET
2 3 (21.43%) WPF
3 2 (14.29%) Silverlight
3 2 (14.29%) HTML
4 1 (7.14%) CSS
4 1 (7.14%) XML
4 1 (7.14%) .NET Framework
4 1 (7.14%) JSON
4 1 (7.14%) WCF
4 1 (7.14%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 1 (7.14%) CSS3
4 1 (7.14%) HTML5
4 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (57.14%) Windows XP
3 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (21.43%) Solaris
4 3 (21.43%) Linux
4 3 (21.43%) Ubuntu
4 3 (21.43%) UNIX
4 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (21.43%) Windows 7
5 2 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (7.14%) Android
6 1 (7.14%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (7.14%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) C#
2 3 (21.43%) Shell Script
3 2 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
System Software
1 8 (57.14%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
1 5 (35.71%) EMC
2 3 (21.43%) Oracle
2 3 (21.43%) Red Hat
3 1 (7.14%) Telerik