The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 8 skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows 8 over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 124 110 99
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -11
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 4 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.20% 0.33% 0.29%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.84% 1.61% 1.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 0
Median daily rate £200 £188 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £220 £188 £225
% change year-on-year
+17.33% -16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £16.20 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-13.58% +11.72%
Windows 8
Yorkshire

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

Operating Systems Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
477 436 302
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 23.44% 20.55% 17.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 325 250 167
Median daily rate £420 £313 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.40% +38.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £200 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 32 26
Median hourly rate £12.50 £17.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.15 £9.50 £10.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £40.00 £17.50
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 West Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 West Yorkshire

Windows 8
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Windows 8 Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Windows 8
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows 8 across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 29 June 2016.

Windows 8 Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

Windows 8
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Windows 8 Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Windows 8
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

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 West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 29 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
Leeds 0 4 £200 +14.28% 1
Windows 8
Yorkshire

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Windows 8.

1 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (92.31%) Active Directory
3 10 (76.92%) Windows XP
4 7 (53.85%) MS Exchange
4 7 (53.85%) SLA
4 7 (53.85%) ITIL
5 6 (46.15%) MS Office
5 6 (46.15%) MS Excel
5 6 (46.15%) VMware
5 6 (46.15%) Windows 7
5 6 (46.15%) Windows Server
6 5 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
7 4 (30.77%) Citrix
7 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (30.77%) MCP
7 4 (30.77%) DameWare
7 4 (30.77%) MCITP
7 4 (30.77%) MCSA
7 4 (30.77%) Hyper-V
8 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (23.08%) Trend Analysis
8 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (23.08%) ITSM
8 3 (23.08%) MCSE
8 3 (23.08%) VPN
8 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (15.38%) SCCM
9 2 (15.38%) Incident Management
9 2 (15.38%) Windows Vista

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 7 (53.85%) MS Exchange
2 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (7.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (7.69%) IIS
4 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
4 1 (7.69%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (46.15%) MS Excel
1 6 (46.15%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Office 365
2 1 (7.69%) Google Apps
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) VPN
2 1 (7.69%) DHCP
2 1 (7.69%) DNS
2 1 (7.69%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MSI
General
1 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Law
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) 1st Line Support
2 3 (23.08%) 1st Line Support Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Service Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Service Desk Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Support Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Service Desk Support
3 2 (15.38%) Service Desk Support Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Support Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Help Desk Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Help Desk Support Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Blackberry
1 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
1 1 (7.69%) Fat Client
1 1 (7.69%) Performance Metrics
1 1 (7.69%) Thin Client
1 1 (7.69%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (76.92%) Windows XP
3 6 (46.15%) Windows 7
3 6 (46.15%) Windows Server
4 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (15.38%) Windows Vista
6 1 (7.69%) Mac OS X
6 1 (7.69%) Windows 10
6 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) ITIL
2 3 (23.08%) ITSM
2 3 (23.08%) Trend Analysis
3 2 (15.38%) Incident Management
4 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.69%) Change Control
4 1 (7.69%) Coaching
4 1 (7.69%) CRM
4 1 (7.69%) Data Entry
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (7.69%) Kanban
4 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
4 1 (7.69%) Problem Management
4 1 (7.69%) Process Improvement
4 1 (7.69%) Scrum
4 1 (7.69%) Server Patching
4 1 (7.69%) TDD
4 1 (7.69%) TOGAF
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) MCITP
1 4 (30.77%) MCP
1 4 (30.77%) MCSA
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (23.08%) MCSE
3 1 (7.69%) CCNA
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (7.69%) CITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (53.85%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (92.31%) Active Directory
2 5 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (30.77%) Hyper-V
4 1 (7.69%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (7.69%) XenApp
4 1 (7.69%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (30.77%) DameWare
2 2 (15.38%) SCCM
3 1 (7.69%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) VMware
2 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
3 4 (30.77%) Citrix
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco
4 1 (7.69%) Google
4 1 (7.69%) Intel Security
4 1 (7.69%) Rackspace