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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank - - 11
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 0 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent - - 9.52%
As % of the Operating Systems category - - 26.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Median daily rate - - £240
UK excluding London median daily rate £159 £225 £289
% change year-on-year
-29.33% -22.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £15.43 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+3.71% +6.39%
Windows 8
Staffordshire

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
1 1 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 1.28% 3.23% 35.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 15
Median daily rate £350 - £313
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -

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