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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 101 102 90
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -12
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 9 4 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.45% 0.23% 0.59%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.20% 1.10% 2.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 1
Average daily rate £120 £306 £195
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-60.81% +57.05%
UK excluding London average daily rate £175 £150 £300
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -50.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 6
Average hourly rate £12.10 - £10.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.02 - £9.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.82 - £11.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £14.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+17.85% -12.50%
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
410 364 337
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 20.34% 21.06% 22.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 246 233 183
Average daily rate £395 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.85% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £124 £175 £166
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £307
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +9.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 26 19
Average hourly rate £15.25 £13.50 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.96% +22.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.15 £10.30 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £36.00 £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £15.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.52% +5.00%

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 5 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 8 within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Leeds -10 7 £120 - 2
Windows 8
Yorkshire

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 28 (100.00%) Windows
2 22 (78.57%) Active Directory
3 19 (67.86%) Windows Server
4 16 (57.14%) Windows 7
4 16 (57.14%) Windows XP
5 13 (46.43%) ITIL
5 13 (46.43%) VMware
6 12 (42.86%) Microsoft
7 11 (39.29%) MS Office
8 9 (32.14%) VMware Infrastructure
9 8 (28.57%) SLA
9 8 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
9 8 (28.57%) MS Exchange
10 7 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
11 6 (21.43%) Finance
11 6 (21.43%) ITSM
11 6 (21.43%) Incident Management
11 6 (21.43%) Windows Vista
12 5 (17.86%) DameWare
12 5 (17.86%) Telecoms
12 5 (17.86%) TCP/IP
12 5 (17.86%) MCSE
12 5 (17.86%) CCNA
12 5 (17.86%) Cisco Certification
12 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2003
12 5 (17.86%) Hyper-V
13 4 (14.29%) Office 365
13 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
13 4 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
13 4 (14.29%) Data Centre

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 8 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 3 (10.71%) Lync
3 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (3.57%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (39.29%) MS Office
2 3 (10.71%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.86%) TCP/IP
2 4 (14.29%) DHCP
2 4 (14.29%) DNS
2 4 (14.29%) Firewall
2 4 (14.29%) VoIP
2 4 (14.29%) VPN
3 1 (3.57%) Internet
3 1 (3.57%) LAN
3 1 (3.57%) SAN
3 1 (3.57%) WAN
General
1 6 (21.43%) Finance
2 5 (17.86%) Telecoms
3 3 (10.71%) Law
Job Titles
1 9 (32.14%) Analyst
2 8 (28.57%) 2nd Line Support
2 8 (28.57%) Service Analyst
3 6 (21.43%) Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) Migration Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Wintel Specialist
5 2 (7.14%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) 1st Line Support
5 2 (7.14%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
5 2 (7.14%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Desktop Migration Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Desktop Support
5 2 (7.14%) Office 365 Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Service Desk Support
5 2 (7.14%) Service Desk Support Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Support Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Technical Services Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Wintel Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.71%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 3 (10.71%) Fat Client
2 3 (10.71%) Thin Client
3 1 (3.57%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.57%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 28 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (67.86%) Windows Server
3 16 (57.14%) Windows 7
3 16 (57.14%) Windows XP
4 6 (21.43%) Windows Vista
5 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (7.14%) Windows 10
9 1 (3.57%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (46.43%) ITIL
2 7 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 6 (21.43%) Incident Management
3 6 (21.43%) ITSM
4 4 (14.29%) Problem Management
5 3 (10.71%) Migration
5 3 (10.71%) Server Patching
6 2 (7.14%) Data Entry
6 2 (7.14%) ITIL V3
7 1 (3.57%) Application Packaging
7 1 (3.57%) Information Security
7 1 (3.57%) Patch Management
7 1 (3.57%) Service Delivery
7 1 (3.57%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (17.86%) CCNA
2 5 (17.86%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (17.86%) MCSE
3 4 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (14.29%) MCITP
4 2 (7.14%) MCSA
4 2 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (3.57%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (28.57%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (78.57%) Active Directory
2 9 (32.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (17.86%) Hyper-V
4 3 (10.71%) XenDesktop
5 1 (3.57%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (17.86%) DameWare
2 3 (10.71%) SCOM
3 2 (7.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (46.43%) VMware
2 12 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 4 (14.29%) Cisco
3 4 (14.29%) Oracle
4 3 (10.71%) Citrix
4 3 (10.71%) Sage
5 1 (3.57%) Rackspace
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