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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows 8 over the 3 months to 22 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 107 100 80
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -20
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 8 5 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.40% 0.28% 0.94%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.84% 1.38% 3.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 1
Average daily rate
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£188 - £125
UK excluding London average daily rate £178 £220 £300
% change year-on-year
-19.31% -26.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £10.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.25 £14.25 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -20.83%
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
434 362 348
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 21.85% 20.22% 27.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 263 204 150
Average daily rate £345 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £168 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 31 33
Average hourly rate £16.86 £15.00 £12.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.40% +17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £10.30 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £17.50 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+1.61% -3.12%

Windows 8
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows 8 across the West Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 22 May 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 8 within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Bradford -9 5 £275 -
Leeds -11 3 £160 - 7
Windows 8
Yorkshire

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (80.00%) Windows 7
3 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (40.00%) QA
4 4 (40.00%) VMware
5 3 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (30.00%) SCCM
5 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (30.00%) Citrix
5 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
5 3 (30.00%) MS Office
5 3 (30.00%) Application Packaging
6 2 (20.00%) SQL
6 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
6 2 (20.00%) Windows XP
6 2 (20.00%) DNS
6 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (20.00%) LANDesk
6 2 (20.00%) Problem Management
6 2 (20.00%) DHCP
6 2 (20.00%) Windows Vista
6 2 (20.00%) Finance
6 2 (20.00%) MCITP
7 1 (10.00%) Smartphone
7 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
7 1 (10.00%) Altiris
7 1 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 (10.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Office
2 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (20.00%) DNS
2 2 (20.00%) DHCP
3 1 (10.00%) Firewall
3 1 (10.00%) LAN
3 1 (10.00%) VoIP
3 1 (10.00%) WAN
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MSI
1 1 (10.00%) InstallShield
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Legal
2 1 (10.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Deployment Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) QA Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Desktop Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) SCCM Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Applications Packager
3 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) Application Packaging
2 1 (10.00%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Smartphone
1 1 (10.00%) Replication
1 1 (10.00%) Clustering
1 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (80.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (20.00%) Windows XP
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Vista
5 1 (10.00%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (10.00%) Linux
5 1 (10.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (20.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (10.00%) Migration
3 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Software Delivery
3 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (20.00%) MCITP
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (10.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (10.00%) CCNA
2 1 (10.00%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (40.00%) QA
2 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (10.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (40.00%) VMware
3 3 (30.00%) Citrix
4 2 (20.00%) LANDesk
5 1 (10.00%) Altiris
5 1 (10.00%) Wyse
5 1 (10.00%) HP
5 1 (10.00%) Compaq
5 1 (10.00%) IBM
5 1 (10.00%) Oracle
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