The first table below looks at the demand for Windows 8 skills in IT contracts advertised for the 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Yorkshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 119 99 -
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 10 10 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.39% 0.49% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.72% 2.15% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate £310 £95 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+226.31% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £250 £130
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +92.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £10.00 £10.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.38 £22.75 -
% change year-on-year
-32.41% -
Operating Systems Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
583 466 511
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 22.69% 22.70% 20.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 308 197 251
Average daily rate £320 £325 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% +13.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £120 £157
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £403 £401
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.58% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 76 64
Average hourly rate £14.00 £13.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.60 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £34.00 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Windows 8
England

Windows 8
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows 8 across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 18 April 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 8 within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire -23 6 - - 1
North Yorkshire - 1 - - 1
South Yorkshire - 1 £400 -
East Yorkshire - - - - 1
Windows 8
England

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 23 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (60.87%) Active Directory
3 13 (56.52%) Windows 7
4 12 (52.17%) Microsoft
5 11 (47.83%) Windows XP
5 11 (47.83%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (39.13%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (34.78%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (34.78%) Migration
7 8 (34.78%) SCCM
8 7 (30.43%) MS Excel
8 7 (30.43%) MS Office
9 5 (21.74%) Windows Vista
10 4 (17.39%) MS Exchange
10 4 (17.39%) TCP/IP
10 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Certification
11 3 (13.04%) Remedy
11 3 (13.04%) LAN
11 3 (13.04%) WAN
11 3 (13.04%) SharePoint
11 3 (13.04%) ITIL
11 3 (13.04%) Remedy ITSM
11 3 (13.04%) Customer Engagement
11 3 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2010
11 3 (13.04%) ITIL V3
12 2 (8.70%) PowerShell
12 2 (8.70%) Software Distribution
12 2 (8.70%) Becrypt
12 2 (8.70%) LANDesk
12 2 (8.70%) Incident Management

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 4 (17.39%) MS Exchange
2 3 (13.04%) SharePoint
2 3 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (8.70%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 7 (30.43%) MS Excel
1 7 (30.43%) MS Office
2 1 (4.35%) MS Visio
2 1 (4.35%) MS Project
2 1 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) TCP/IP
2 3 (13.04%) LAN
2 3 (13.04%) WAN
3 1 (4.35%) DNS
3 1 (4.35%) SAN
3 1 (4.35%) DHCP
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) InstallShield
General
1 2 (8.70%) Publishing
2 1 (4.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) Technical Support
2 4 (17.39%) Technical Support Officer
2 4 (17.39%) Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Architect
3 3 (13.04%) Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) Deployment Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Support Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Technical Architect
4 2 (8.70%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (8.70%) Service Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (8.70%) 1st Line Support
4 2 (8.70%) Technical Support Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Team Leader
5 1 (4.35%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Client/Server
2 1 (4.35%) Thin Client
2 1 (4.35%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 23 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (56.52%) Windows 7
3 11 (47.83%) Windows XP
3 11 (47.83%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (39.13%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (34.78%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (21.74%) Windows Vista
7 1 (4.35%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) Migration
2 3 (13.04%) ITIL
2 3 (13.04%) Customer Engagement
2 3 (13.04%) ITIL V3
3 2 (8.70%) Software Distribution
3 2 (8.70%) Incident Management
3 2 (8.70%) Service Management
3 2 (8.70%) ITSM
3 2 (8.70%) Project Management
4 1 (4.35%) Asset Management
4 1 (4.35%) Data Management
4 1 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (4.35%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.70%) PowerShell
1 2 (8.70%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (8.70%) MCP
3 1 (4.35%) MCSE
3 1 (4.35%) MCTS
3 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (60.87%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.35%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.35%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (34.78%) SCCM
2 1 (4.35%) SCOM
Vendors
1 12 (52.17%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.04%) Remedy
3 2 (8.70%) Becrypt
3 2 (8.70%) LANDesk
3 2 (8.70%) Altiris
3 2 (8.70%) VMware
3 2 (8.70%) Lotus
3 2 (8.70%) Sophos
4 1 (4.35%) BMC
4 1 (4.35%) Citrix
4 1 (4.35%) Apple
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