The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 8 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Stevenage region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows 8 over the 3 months to 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank - - 7
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 0 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stevenage - - 11.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category - - 22.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £180
UK excluding London average daily rate £218 £294 £325
% change year-on-year
-25.95% -9.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £14.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -39.13%
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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 Stevenage region.

Operating Systems Category
Stevenage
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
26 16 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stevenage 32.91% 34.04% 48.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 6 10
Average daily rate £168 £320 £180
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-47.65% +77.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £250 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £490 £394
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 3
Average hourly rate £13.00 £11.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -72.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

Windows 8
Jobs Demand Trend in Stevenage

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

Windows 8 Jobs Demand Trend in Stevenage

Windows 8
Daily Rate Trend in Stevenage

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

Windows 8 Daily Rate Trend in Stevenage

Windows 8
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Stevenage

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Stevenage 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 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (100.00%) PBX
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Avaya
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) iPhone
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Stevenage by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Stevenage 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) PBX
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Support Technician
1 1 (100.00%) IT Support Technician
1 1 (100.00%) IT Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (100.00%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Avaya