The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 8 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Stoke-on-Trent region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows 8 over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows 8
Staffordshire / Stoke-on-Trent
Rank - 17 -
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent - 2.38% -
As % of the Operating Systems category - 9.09% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £520 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £166 £163 £190
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -14.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £16.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-21.21% +17.85%

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

Operating Systems Category
Stoke-on-Trent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
0 11 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent - 26.19% 13.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 0
Median daily rate - £375 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £12.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +9.37%

Windows 8
Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Stoke-on-Trent 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 Stoke-on-Trent

Windows 8
Daily Rate Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

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

Windows 8 Daily Rate Trend in Stoke-on-Trent