Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Chester with a requirement for Windows 8 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Windows 8 over the 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Windows 8
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 37 -
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 0 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester - 1.99% -
As % of the Operating Systems category - 10.17% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Chester median daily rate - - -
Cheshire median daily rate £110 £215 £231
% change year-on-year -48.84% -7.03% -35.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
Chester median hourly rate - £13.50 -
Cheshire median hourly rate - £13.50 £12.00
% change year-on-year - +12.50% -56.36%

Windows 8 is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Chester with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Chester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 43 59 99
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 20.38% 19.60% 32.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 46 54
Chester median daily rate £300 £425 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -29.41% +4.17% +2.00%
10th Percentile £280 £300 £308
90th Percentile £465 £534 £488
Cheshire median daily rate £373 £425 £388
% change year-on-year -12.35% +9.68% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 11
Chester median hourly rate £13.00 £13.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.70% -3.57% -19.63%
10th Percentile £11.00 £13.25 £11.17
90th Percentile £16.65 £15.25 £23.75
Cheshire median hourly rate £13.00 £13.50 £16.84
% change year-on-year -3.70% -19.83% +12.27%

Windows 8
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

Job postings citing Windows 8 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Chester.

Job vacancy trend for Windows 8 in Chester

Windows 8
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows 8 in Chester