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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 47 41 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 5 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 1.14% 0.89% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.42% 4.76% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£160 £125 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £168 £225 £245
% change year-on-year
-25.55% -8.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £15.50 £13.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -11.11%
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
113 63 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 25.74% 18.69% 28.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 15 54
Average daily rate £325 £325 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £125 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £475 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £315 £309
% change year-on-year
+7.93% +1.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 11 16
Average hourly rate £15.25 £13.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.30% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £9.50 £11.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.13 £17.00 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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 27 March 2015. 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 -7 5 £160 +28.00%
Windows 8
East Midlands

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 11 (100.00%) Windows
1 11 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 8 (72.73%) Windows 7
3 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (63.64%) MS Office
3 7 (63.64%) Windows XP
4 6 (54.55%) ADSL
4 6 (54.55%) Broadband
4 6 (54.55%) TCP/IP
4 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (54.55%) Internet
4 6 (54.55%) EMC
4 6 (54.55%) Lync
5 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (27.27%) Ubuntu
6 3 (27.27%) Red Hat
6 3 (27.27%) Shell Script
6 3 (27.27%) Oracle
6 3 (27.27%) UNIX
6 3 (27.27%) Solaris
6 3 (27.27%) Linux
6 3 (27.27%) Office 365
7 2 (18.18%) SCCM
7 2 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (18.18%) Migration
8 1 (9.09%) Degree
8 1 (9.09%) LANDesk
8 1 (9.09%) Apache
8 1 (9.09%) Tomcat

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 6 (54.55%) Lync
2 1 (9.09%) Apache
2 1 (9.09%) Tomcat
2 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (63.64%) MS Office
2 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (27.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (54.55%) ADSL
1 6 (54.55%) Broadband
1 6 (54.55%) TCP/IP
1 6 (54.55%) Internet
General
1 1 (9.09%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Support Engineer
1 4 (36.36%) Deployment Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (18.18%) Administrator
3 2 (18.18%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (18.18%) IT Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Server Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Server Support
4 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Server Support
4 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) UNIX Systems Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) UNIX Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Server Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Service Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (9.09%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (72.73%) Windows 7
3 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (63.64%) Windows XP
4 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (27.27%) Ubuntu
6 3 (27.27%) Solaris
6 3 (27.27%) Linux
6 3 (27.27%) UNIX
7 2 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
System Software
1 11 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 6 (54.55%) EMC
3 3 (27.27%) Red Hat
3 3 (27.27%) Oracle
4 1 (9.09%) LANDesk
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