The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 8 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows 8 over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows 8
West Midlands / Staffordshire
Rank - 31 -
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire - 0.69% -
As % of the Operating Systems category - 3.23% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £520 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £168 £163 £190
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -14.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £17.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-25.71% +25.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Staffordshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
16 31 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 8.74% 21.53% 21.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 17 5
Median daily rate £395 £360 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.72% -14.28%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 10
Median hourly rate £14.48 £13.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.38% +8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.89 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £14.00 £14.15
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 Staffordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Staffordshire 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 Staffordshire

Windows 8
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Windows 8 Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire