The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 8 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wolverhampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows 8 over the 3 months to 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 10 - 12
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 3.13% - 2.13%
As % of the Operating Systems category 25.00% - 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£315 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £188 £250 £325
% change year-on-year
-25.00% -23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £22.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £19.75
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -26.58%
Windows 8
West Midlands

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

Operating Systems Category
Wolverhampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
4 12 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 12.50% 26.09% 21.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 3
Average daily rate £315 £325 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.07% +62.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £275 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £350 £250
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £18.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.40%

Windows 8
Jobs Demand Trend in Wolverhampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows 8 across the Wolverhampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows 8 Jobs Demand Trend in Wolverhampton

Windows 8
Daily Rate Trend in Wolverhampton

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

Windows 8 Daily Rate Trend in Wolverhampton

Windows 8
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wolverhampton 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (75.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Vista
3 2 (50.00%) SCCM
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (50.00%) Remedy
3 2 (50.00%) MSI
3 2 (50.00%) Firewall
3 2 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (50.00%) DameWare
3 2 (50.00%) LAN
3 2 (50.00%) WAN
3 2 (50.00%) SLA
3 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (50.00%) HP
3 2 (50.00%) Office 365
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (50.00%) Structured Cabling
4 1 (25.00%) Motorola
4 1 (25.00%) Windows CE

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wolverhampton 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.

Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) LAN
1 2 (50.00%) WAN
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
1 2 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (50.00%) Structured Cabling
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MSI
General
1 3 (75.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Applications Packager
1 2 (50.00%) Desktop Engineer
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Vista
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Windows CE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) DameWare
1 2 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) HP
1 2 (50.00%) Remedy
2 1 (25.00%) Motorola