The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 8 skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows 8 over the 3 months to 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 36 45 -
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 3 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 0.82% 0.51% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.37% 1.59% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate
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- £303 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £289 £325 £280
% change year-on-year
-11.15% +16.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.25 £23.00 -
% change year-on-year
-38.04% -
Windows 8
Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region.

Operating Systems Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
89 126 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 24.32% 32.31% 18.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 80 25
Average daily rate £325 £275 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £175 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 16 10
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -42.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.13 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £32.50 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.51% -8.82%

Windows 8
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Windows 8 Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

Windows 8
Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Windows 8 Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

Windows 8
Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Windows 8 Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

Windows 8
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

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 South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 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
Barnsley - 1 - -
Doncaster - - - - 1
Sheffield - - - -
Windows 8
Yorkshire

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (80.00%) VMware
3 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (40.00%) Lync
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) VPN
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (20.00%) MS Project
4 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
4 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (20.00%) Apple
4 1 (20.00%) Thin Client
4 1 (20.00%) Blackberry
4 1 (20.00%) InstallShield
4 1 (20.00%) Project Management
4 1 (20.00%) Migration
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (20.00%) Mitel
4 1 (20.00%) Asset Management
4 1 (20.00%) Data Management
4 1 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (20.00%) Fat Client
4 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 2 (40.00%) Lync
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Project
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
1 1 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (20.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) InstallShield
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) IT Support
1 1 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) 1st Line Support
1 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (20.00%) IT Support Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) 1st Line Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Thin Client
1 1 (20.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (20.00%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (20.00%) Android
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Project Management
1 1 (20.00%) Migration
1 1 (20.00%) Asset Management
1 1 (20.00%) Data Management
1 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Apple
3 1 (20.00%) Mitel