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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows 8 over the 3 months to 30 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank - 47 36
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 0 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire - 0.58% 0.86%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 2.48% 3.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £124 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £181 £208 £288
% change year-on-year
-12.65% -27.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Median hourly rate - £11.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -31.25%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £16.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +17.85%
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
128 121 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 23.40% 23.59% 26.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 58 42
Median daily rate £500 £300 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £117 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £433
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 16 20
Median hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.42 £7.19 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £125.00 £22.30 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Windows 8
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South Yorkshire region citing Windows 8 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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