The first table below looks at the demand for Windows 8 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Stoke-on-Trent region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows 8 over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Stoke-on-Trent region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent - - -
As % of the Operating Systems category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £250 £130
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +92.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.38 £22.75 -
% change year-on-year
-32.41% -
Operating Systems Category
Stoke-on-Trent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
6 5 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 13.95% 20.83% 31.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 12
Average daily rate £330 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.53%
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.58% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Average hourly rate £14.89 - £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 - £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.77 - £19.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Windows 8
Staffordshire

Windows 8
Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows 8 across the Stoke-on-Trent region as a proportion of the total demand within 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

Windows 8
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Stoke-on-Trent 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 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) OOP
1 2 (100.00%) OO
1 2 (100.00%) OOD
1 2 (100.00%) WinForms
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Mobile
1 2 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (100.00%) HTML5
1 2 (100.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
1 2 (100.00%) Mobile App

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Stoke-on-Trent 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Software Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) WinForms
1 2 (100.00%) HTML5
1 2 (100.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) OOP
1 2 (100.00%) OO
1 2 (100.00%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) SQL