The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 8 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Peterborough region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows 8 over the 3 months to 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 26 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 1.27% - -
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.55% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £263 £300 £285
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £14.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £18.25 -
% change year-on-year
-23.28% -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Peterborough region.

Operating Systems Category
Peterborough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
44 29 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 27.85% 14.08% 29.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 10 10
Average daily rate £198 £180 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -59.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £152 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £450 £454
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.54% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 5 9
Average hourly rate £12.00 £12.00 £12.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.18 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.86% -11.76%

Windows 8
Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

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

Windows 8 Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

Windows 8
Hourly Rate Trend in Peterborough

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

Windows 8 Hourly Rate Trend in Peterborough

Windows 8
Top 5 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Peterborough 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 7
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Dell

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Peterborough 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) LAN
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Help Desk Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (33.33%) Help Desk Support
2 1 (33.33%) Desktop Engineer
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 7
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Dell