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 2 December 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 98 108 94
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -14
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 6 14 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.39% 0.65% 0.44%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.98% 3.19% 1.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 2
Median daily rate £118 £128 £306
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.84% -58.36%
UK excluding London median daily rate £155 £175 £200
% change year-on-year
-11.42% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Median hourly rate £12.00 £11.67 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.82% +11.14%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.75 £16.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-4.54% +17.85%
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
303 439 417
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 19.82% 20.31% 23.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 252 240
Median daily rate £415 £363 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.48% +16.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £130 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £533 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 46 38
Median hourly rate £13.50 £12.25 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.20% +2.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.04 £9.40 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.40 £17.50 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

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
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 2 December 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 +10 5 £118 -6.00% 1
Bradford +14 1 - - 1
Windows 8
Yorkshire

Windows 8
Top 28 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 2 December 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Windows 7
3 3 (50.00%) Time Management
3 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (50.00%) Windows 10
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
5 1 (16.67%) Smartphone
5 1 (16.67%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (16.67%) French Language
5 1 (16.67%) German Language
5 1 (16.67%) Italian Language
5 1 (16.67%) Spanish Language
5 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
5 1 (16.67%) iPhone
5 1 (16.67%) Change Control
5 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
5 1 (16.67%) Finance
5 1 (16.67%) Migration
5 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (16.67%) Blackberry
5 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
5 1 (16.67%) MS Office
5 1 (16.67%) ITIL
5 1 (16.67%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Monitoring

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:

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Remote Desktop
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) French Language
1 1 (16.67%) German Language
1 1 (16.67%) Italian Language
1 1 (16.67%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Field Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Field Service Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Field Support Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Build Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Deployment Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Hardware Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Service Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Service Desk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (16.67%) Blackberry
1 1 (16.67%) Data Protection Act
1 1 (16.67%) iPhone
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
1 1 (16.67%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Windows 7
3 3 (50.00%) Windows 10
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
5 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Time Management
2 1 (16.67%) Change Control
2 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Monitoring
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft