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 11 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank - - 16
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wolverhampton - - 1.64%
As % of the Operating Systems category - - 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £175 £150 £303
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -50.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £14.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -12.50%
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
12 24 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 26.67% 33.80% 36.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 13 8
Average daily rate £225 £225 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -15.09%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +8.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 6
Average hourly rate £16.00 £13.50 £13.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% +1.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%

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 17 Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Thin Client
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Law
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Fat Client
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) XenDesktop
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Server Patching
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Wintel Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (100.00%) Fat Client
1 1 (100.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Server Patching
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) VMware