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 27 February 2017 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows 8
England / Yorkshire
Rank 120 131 126
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -5
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 2 11 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.091% 0.40% 0.28%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.41% 1.72% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 2
Median daily rate - £138 £226
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -39.22%
UK excluding London median daily rate £150 £175 £200
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Median hourly rate £11.25 £12.10 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.02% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-21.21% +13.79%

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
492 639 496
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 22.44% 22.95% 19.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 287 409 280
Median daily rate £400 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £366 £355 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.09% +5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 36 62
Median hourly rate £12.50 £13.50 £12.31
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.40% +9.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.31 £10.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £21.50 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £17.00 £15.73
% change year-on-year
-10.29% +8.10%

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
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 27 February 2017. 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 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 +4 1 - - 2
Windows 8
England

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (77.78%) Windows 7
3 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
4 4 (44.44%) Windows 10
4 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
5 3 (33.33%) MS Office
5 3 (33.33%) Time Management
6 2 (22.22%) Finance
6 2 (22.22%) Migration
6 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V
6 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
7 1 (11.11%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Monitoring
7 1 (11.11%) Change Control
7 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
7 1 (11.11%) Wireless
7 1 (11.11%) ITIL
7 1 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (11.11%) Blackberry
7 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
7 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
7 1 (11.11%) LAN
7 1 (11.11%) WAN
7 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
7 1 (11.11%) SLA
7 1 (11.11%) Banking
7 1 (11.11%) Smartphone
7 1 (11.11%) VLAN
7 1 (11.11%) Data Protection Act

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:

Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) LAN
1 1 (11.11%) Remote Desktop
1 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
1 1 (11.11%) VLAN
1 1 (11.11%) WAN
1 1 (11.11%) Wireless
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
2 1 (11.11%) French Language
2 1 (11.11%) German Language
2 1 (11.11%) Italian Language
2 1 (11.11%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Desktop Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Field Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Field Service Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Field Support Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (11.11%) Active Directory Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Active Directory Support
3 1 (11.11%) Active Directory Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Build Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Deployment Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Service Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Support
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (11.11%) Blackberry
1 1 (11.11%) Data Protection Act
1 1 (11.11%) iPhone
1 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
1 1 (11.11%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (77.78%) Windows 7
3 4 (44.44%) Windows 10
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
5 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Time Management
2 2 (22.22%) Migration
3 1 (11.11%) Change Control
3 1 (11.11%) Data Protection
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Monitoring
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
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