The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 8 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows 8 over the 3 months to 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 134 135 121
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -14
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 6 15 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.21% 0.51% 0.43%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.85% 2.23% 1.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 11 2
Median daily rate £145 £175 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% -43.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £129 £120 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £363 £382
UK excluding London median daily rate £180 £160 £223
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -28.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Median hourly rate - £16.20 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +62.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.14%
Windows 8
England

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

Operating Systems Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
708 673 589
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 25.02% 22.84% 23.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 491 401 321
Median daily rate £400 £300 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £160 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +10.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 56 75
Median hourly rate £13.74 £14.00 £13.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.85% +1.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.75 £10.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.90 £35.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%

Windows 8
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the 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 Yorkshire

Windows 8
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Windows 8 Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Windows 8
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows 8 across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 29 May 2016.

Windows 8 Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Windows 8
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows 8 across the Yorkshire region.

Windows 8 Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Windows 8
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 29 May 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
West Yorkshire +1 5 £145 -22.66% 5
North Yorkshire - 1 - - 2
Windows 8
England

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Windows 8.

1 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (88.24%) Active Directory
3 14 (82.35%) Windows XP
4 11 (64.71%) MS Exchange
5 10 (58.82%) ITIL
5 10 (58.82%) Windows Server
6 9 (52.94%) SLA
6 9 (52.94%) VMware
7 8 (47.06%) VMware Infrastructure
8 7 (41.18%) Hyper-V
8 7 (41.18%) DameWare
9 6 (35.29%) ITSM
9 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
9 6 (35.29%) MS Excel
9 6 (35.29%) Windows 7
10 5 (29.41%) MS Office
10 5 (29.41%) Telecoms
10 5 (29.41%) Incident Management
10 5 (29.41%) Windows Vista
11 4 (23.53%) MCSA
11 4 (23.53%) MCP
11 4 (23.53%) Citrix
11 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2010
11 4 (23.53%) MCITP
11 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2013
12 3 (17.65%) Trend Analysis
12 3 (17.65%) MCSE

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in 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:

Application Platforms
1 11 (64.71%) MS Exchange
2 4 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (5.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (5.88%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (35.29%) MS Excel
2 5 (29.41%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Office 365
2 1 (5.88%) Google Apps
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) VPN
2 1 (5.88%) Firewall
2 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) MS Access
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MSI
General
1 5 (29.41%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.88%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Law
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Analyst
2 5 (29.41%) Service Analyst
2 5 (29.41%) Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) 1st Line Support
3 3 (17.65%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Support Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) 1st/2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (11.76%) Service Desk Support
4 2 (11.76%) Service Desk Support Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Support Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Help Desk Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Help Desk Support Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Specialist
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Blackberry
1 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
1 1 (5.88%) Fat Client
1 1 (5.88%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (82.35%) Windows XP
3 10 (58.82%) Windows Server
4 6 (35.29%) Windows 7
5 5 (29.41%) Windows Vista
6 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (5.88%) Mac OS X
8 1 (5.88%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) ITIL
2 6 (35.29%) ITSM
3 5 (29.41%) Incident Management
4 3 (17.65%) Trend Analysis
5 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.88%) CRM
5 1 (5.88%) Data Entry
5 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (5.88%) Kanban
5 1 (5.88%) Migration
5 1 (5.88%) Scrum
5 1 (5.88%) Server Patching
5 1 (5.88%) TDD
5 1 (5.88%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) SQL
1 1 (5.88%) T-SQL
1 1 (5.88%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) MCITP
1 4 (23.53%) MCP
1 4 (23.53%) MCSA
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (17.65%) MCSE
3 1 (5.88%) CCNA
3 1 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (5.88%) CITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (52.94%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (88.24%) Active Directory
2 8 (47.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (41.18%) Hyper-V
4 1 (5.88%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (5.88%) XenApp
4 1 (5.88%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (41.18%) DameWare
2 2 (11.76%) SCCM
3 1 (5.88%) SCOM
Vendors
1 9 (52.94%) VMware
2 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
3 4 (23.53%) Citrix
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco
4 1 (5.88%) Google
4 1 (5.88%) Intel Security
4 1 (5.88%) Rackspace