The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Phone 8 skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Phone 8 over the 3 months to 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Phone 8 (WinPhone8, WP8)
Rank 233 232 220
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -12
Contract jobs citing Windows Phone 8 5 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.054% 0.036% 0.013%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.22% 0.15% 0.064%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
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£350 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 - £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £24.00 -
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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 South East region.

Operating Systems Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
2287 2011 1557
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 24.50% 24.16% 20.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 1128 891 727
Average daily rate £330 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £140 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £307 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.93% -5.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 185 243 249
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.42 £11.25 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £35.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -11.76%

Windows Phone 8
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Windows Phone 8 Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Windows Phone 8
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Windows Phone 8 Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Windows Phone 8
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Phone 8 across the South East region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Windows Phone 8 Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Windows Phone 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing Windows Phone 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 Phone 8.

1 9 (100.00%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) Windows Phone
2 6 (66.67%) Mobile App
3 5 (55.56%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (55.56%) Mobile Device Management
3 5 (55.56%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 5 (55.56%) Android
3 5 (55.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (55.56%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (55.56%) Apple iOS
3 5 (55.56%) F5
3 5 (55.56%) Linux
3 5 (55.56%) SSL
3 5 (55.56%) Red Hat
3 5 (55.56%) Firmware
3 5 (55.56%) MySQL
3 5 (55.56%) Configuration Management
3 5 (55.56%) VMware
3 5 (55.56%) PKI
3 5 (55.56%) CESG
4 3 (33.33%) C#
4 3 (33.33%) Windows 8
5 2 (22.22%) Altiris
5 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
5 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
5 2 (22.22%) Symantec
5 2 (22.22%) XAML
6 1 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (11.11%) MVC

Windows Phone 8
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing Windows Phone 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 Phone 8. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 5 (55.56%) SSL
2 1 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (11.11%) 3G
2 1 (11.11%) VPN
2 1 (11.11%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Technical Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) WPF
1 1 (11.11%) Silverlight
1 1 (11.11%) HTML
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
1 1 (11.11%) CSS
1 1 (11.11%) XSLT
1 1 (11.11%) Apache Cordova
1 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) Mobile App
2 5 (55.56%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (55.56%) PKI
2 5 (55.56%) CESG
3 1 (11.11%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) Windows Phone
2 5 (55.56%) Android
2 5 (55.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (55.56%) Apple iOS
2 5 (55.56%) Linux
3 3 (33.33%) Windows 8
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Mobile Device Management
1 5 (55.56%) Configuration Management
2 1 (11.11%) MVC
2 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (11.11%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) C#
2 2 (22.22%) XAML
3 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
1 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) VMware ESXi
1 5 (55.56%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) F5
1 5 (55.56%) Red Hat
1 5 (55.56%) VMware
2 2 (22.22%) Altiris
2 2 (22.22%) Symantec
3 1 (11.11%) BT
3 1 (11.11%) Telerik
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft