The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 8 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Suffolk region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows 8 over the 3 months to 27 June 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
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 34 32 45
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +13
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 4 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 1.54% 0.48% 0.34%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.70% 1.92% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Median daily rate £575 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+43.75% +14.28%
UK excluding London median daily rate £191 £189 £225
% change year-on-year
+0.92% -16.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £16.20 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-13.58% +15.71%
Windows 8
East of England

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

Operating Systems Category
Suffolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
46 52 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 17.69% 24.88% 24.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 30 39
Median daily rate £300 £315 £213
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +48.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £155 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 10
Median hourly rate - £17.50 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +59.09%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%

Windows 8
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Suffolk 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 Suffolk

Windows 8
Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Windows 8 Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

Windows 8
Daily Rate Histogram in Suffolk

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows 8 across the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 27 June 2016.

Windows 8 Daily Rate Histogram in Suffolk

Windows 8
Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows 8 across the Suffolk region.

Windows 8 Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

Windows 8
Contract Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 8 within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 27 June 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Ipswich - 4 £575 -
Windows 8
East of England

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 27 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Windows 8 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Suffolk region with a requirement for Windows 8.

1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 4 (80.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (80.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (60.00%) MS Office
4 2 (40.00%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (40.00%) Data Architecture
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (40.00%) Blue Prism
4 2 (40.00%) Windows 10
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (40.00%) Kofax
4 2 (40.00%) Finance
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (40.00%) Smartphone
4 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (40.00%) Robotics
4 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (40.00%) Documentum
4 2 (40.00%) VoIP
4 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (40.00%) Project Management
4 2 (40.00%) UML

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (80.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (80.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (40.00%) Documentum
2 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (40.00%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (60.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Architect
1 2 (40.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (40.00%) Robotics
1 2 (40.00%) Smartphone
2 1 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 10
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Data Architecture
1 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 2 (40.00%) OO
1 2 (40.00%) OOA/OOD
1 2 (40.00%) Project Management
1 2 (40.00%) UML
2 1 (20.00%) Change Management
2 1 (20.00%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) C#
1 2 (40.00%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Blue Prism
1 2 (40.00%) Kofax
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft