The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 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 Warwickshire 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 33 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 0.68% - -
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.56% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£425 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £238 £325 £500
% change year-on-year
-26.92% -35.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £22.50 -
% change year-on-year
-37.77% -
Operating Systems Category
Warwickshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
36 51 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 12.24% 22.57% 22.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 26 19
Average daily rate £413 £300 £206
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% +45.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £169
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £380 £321
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 12 19
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -10.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.64 £26.10 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -4.70%
Windows 8
West Midlands

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
Contract Job Locations in Warwickshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 8 within the Warwickshire region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Rugby - - - -
Stratford-upon-Avon - - - -
Warwick - - - -
Windows 8
West Midlands

Windows 8
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) IBM Notes
2 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (50.00%) SLA
2 1 (50.00%) Lotus
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 1 (50.00%) IBM Notes
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Lotus