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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows 8 over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 11 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 9.76% - -
As % of the Operating Systems category 26.67% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£240 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £289 £325 £280
% change year-on-year
-11.15% +16.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.25 £23.00 -
% change year-on-year
-38.04% -
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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 Stoke-on-Trent region.

Operating Systems Category
Stoke-on-Trent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
15 9 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 36.59% 21.95% 36.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 4 20
Average daily rate £313 £330 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.30% -0.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £12.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.51% -8.82%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Stoke-on-Trent

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows 8 across the Stoke-on-Trent region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Windows 8 Daily Rate Histogram in Stoke-on-Trent

Windows 8
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) OOP
2 2 (50.00%) OO
2 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) DataStage

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) DataStage
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) .NET Developer
1 2 (50.00%) C# Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (25.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) OOP
1 2 (50.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory