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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows 8 over the 3 months to 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 127 115 100
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -15
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 15 9 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.51% 0.38% 1.15%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.40% 1.74% 3.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 8
Average daily rate
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£181 £220 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.61% -32.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £220 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £220 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £188 £225 £350
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -35.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 3
Average hourly rate £16.20 £10.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+62.00% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.08 £10.00 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.70 £10.00 £142.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £14.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+11.72% -36.95%
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
626 518 623
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 21.30% 21.93% 31.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 348 283 276
Average daily rate £305 £275 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.90% -11.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £150 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 61 60
Average hourly rate £13.87 £13.98 £13.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.75% +5.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.00 £10.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £22.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -7.40%

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 30 June 2015.

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 30 June 2015. 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
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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
South Yorkshire -8 7 £120 -
West Yorkshire -17 7 £188 - 11
North Yorkshire -6 1 - - 2
Windows 8
England

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 22 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (77.27%) Windows 7
3 10 (45.45%) Active Directory
4 9 (40.91%) Microsoft
5 7 (31.82%) LAN
6 6 (27.27%) MS Office
7 5 (22.73%) MS Excel
7 5 (22.73%) Windows XP
7 5 (22.73%) VMware
8 4 (18.18%) Service Management
8 4 (18.18%) MS Exchange
8 4 (18.18%) ADSL
8 4 (18.18%) Internet
8 4 (18.18%) QA
8 4 (18.18%) SCCM
8 4 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
9 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (13.64%) Problem Management
9 3 (13.64%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (13.64%) Application Packaging
9 3 (13.64%) WAN
9 3 (13.64%) SQL
10 2 (9.09%) ITIL
10 2 (9.09%) Citrix
10 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (9.09%) TCP/IP
10 2 (9.09%) SLA
10 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (9.09%) Finance
10 2 (9.09%) Management Information System

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 (18.18%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.55%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (27.27%) MS Office
2 5 (22.73%) MS Excel
3 1 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 7 (31.82%) LAN
2 4 (18.18%) Internet
2 4 (18.18%) ADSL
3 3 (13.64%) WAN
4 2 (9.09%) TCP/IP
5 1 (4.55%) DNS
5 1 (4.55%) Firewall
5 1 (4.55%) DHCP
5 1 (4.55%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MSI
1 1 (4.55%) InstallShield
General
1 2 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (45.45%) Analyst
2 7 (31.82%) Service Analyst
2 7 (31.82%) Service Desk Analyst
3 4 (18.18%) Support Analyst
3 4 (18.18%) Deployment Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Support Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (4.55%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Help Desk Support
5 1 (4.55%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Help Desk Support Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) IT Support Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) QA Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Desktop Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Desktop Support
5 1 (4.55%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Support Technician
5 1 (4.55%) Applications Packager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) Application Packaging
2 1 (4.55%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
1 2 (9.09%) Smartphone
2 1 (4.55%) Data Integration
2 1 (4.55%) Replication
2 1 (4.55%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 22 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (77.27%) Windows 7
3 5 (22.73%) Windows XP
4 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (9.09%) Windows Vista
6 1 (4.55%) Linux
6 1 (4.55%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (4.55%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (18.18%) Service Management
2 3 (13.64%) Problem Management
2 3 (13.64%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (9.09%) ITIL
4 1 (4.55%) Configuration Management
4 1 (4.55%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (4.55%) Software Delivery
4 1 (4.55%) Service Delivery
4 1 (4.55%) E-Procurement
4 1 (4.55%) Migration
4 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (4.55%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.64%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (9.09%) MCITP
2 1 (4.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (4.55%) MCP
2 1 (4.55%) MCSE
2 1 (4.55%) CCNA
2 1 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (18.18%) QA
2 2 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (45.45%) Active Directory
2 4 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (18.18%) SCCM
2 1 (4.55%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 9 (40.91%) Microsoft
2 5 (22.73%) VMware
3 2 (9.09%) Citrix
3 2 (9.09%) LANDesk
4 1 (4.55%) Trustwave
4 1 (4.55%) Avaya
4 1 (4.55%) Wyse
4 1 (4.55%) Altiris
4 1 (4.55%) Northgate
4 1 (4.55%) Civica
4 1 (4.55%) Google
4 1 (4.55%) HP
4 1 (4.55%) Compaq
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle
4 1 (4.55%) IBM
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