The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 8 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Warwickshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows 8 over the 3 months to 4 May 2015 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 38 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 0.54% - -
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.03% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £220 £200 £275
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.38 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-2.43% -44.09%
Windows 8
West Midlands

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

Operating Systems Category
Warwickshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
66 57 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 17.93% 18.21% 21.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 29 15
Average daily rate £325 £250 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -1.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £163 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 14 9
Average hourly rate £26.00 £15.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+73.33% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £10.00 £11.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.60 £32.50 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.85 £15.88 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-0.15% -0.78%

Windows 8
Jobs Demand Trend in Warwickshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows 8 across the Warwickshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows 8 Jobs Demand Trend in Warwickshire

Windows 8
Daily Rate Trend in Warwickshire

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

Windows 8 Daily Rate Trend in Warwickshire

Windows 8
Hourly Rate Trend in Warwickshire

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

Windows 8 Hourly Rate Trend in Warwickshire

Windows 8
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Warwickshire 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Windows XP
2 4 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 4 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (50.00%) Lotus
3 3 (50.00%) ITIL
4 2 (33.33%) Windows 2000
4 2 (33.33%) Lotus Domino
4 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (16.67%) Blackberry
5 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
5 1 (16.67%) Software Packaging
5 1 (16.67%) iPhone
5 1 (16.67%) IBM Notes
5 1 (16.67%) MS Office
5 1 (16.67%) DHCP
5 1 (16.67%) SLA

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Warwickshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (66.67%) MS Exchange
1 4 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (33.33%) Lotus Domino
2 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (16.67%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) DHCP
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) IT Support
2 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) IT Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Blackberry
2 1 (16.67%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Windows XP
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (33.33%) Windows 2000
3 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Lotus