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 13 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 50 40 40
Rank change year-on-year
-10 0
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 2 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 0.39% 1.48% 0.62%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.11% 5.83% 2.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Average daily rate £228 £175 £125
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% +40.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £175 £158 £291
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -45.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £15.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.17 £15.00 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+14.46% -7.69%
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
95 103 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 18.38% 25.43% 20.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 47 19
Average daily rate £275 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £203 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £425 £355
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £333 £310
% change year-on-year
+5.10% +7.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 16 11
Average hourly rate £14.00 £15.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +14.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £18.00 £16.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

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 13 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -16 2 £228 - 2
Windows 8
East Midlands

Windows 8
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (75.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (50.00%) DNS
3 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (50.00%) Wireless
3 2 (50.00%) Server Building
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
4 1 (25.00%) DBS Check
4 1 (25.00%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (25.00%) Migration
4 1 (25.00%) Security Patching
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (25.00%) MS Office
4 1 (25.00%) IP Telephony
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco IPT
4 1 (25.00%) SCCM
4 1 (25.00%) SCOM
4 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) DNS
1 2 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco IPT
2 1 (25.00%) IP Telephony
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Support Engineer
2 3 (75.00%) Desktop Support
2 3 (75.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 2 (50.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
3 2 (50.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (50.00%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (25.00%) Installations Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (75.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Server Building
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
1 1 (25.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco