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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 34 33 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 0.30% 0.34% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.03% 2.78% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £225 £350
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -35.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £14.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+11.72% -36.95%
Windows 8
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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 Warwickshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Warwickshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
33 36 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 10.03% 12.24% 23.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 17 22
Average daily rate £413 £250 £268
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+65.00% -6.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £470 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 10
Average hourly rate £12.50 £14.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.79% +16.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £17.00 £26.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -6.25%

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 21 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Windows XP
3 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
3 3 (60.00%) ITIL
3 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (60.00%) Lotus
3 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (40.00%) Lotus Domino
4 2 (40.00%) Windows 2000
5 1 (20.00%) IBM Notes
5 1 (20.00%) MS Office
5 1 (20.00%) DHCP
5 1 (20.00%) SLA
5 1 (20.00%) Cisco
5 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
5 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (40.00%) Lotus Domino
3 1 (20.00%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) DHCP
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 2000
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Lotus
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco