Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 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
North West > Merseyside
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 45 50
Rank change year-on-year -4 +5 -2
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 1 9 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 0.21% 1.51% 1.72%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.97% 7.89% 7.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 5
Merseyside median daily rate £173 - £425
10th Percentile £166 - £159
90th Percentile £179 - £438
North West median daily rate £125 £181 £235
% change year-on-year -31.03% -22.87% -32.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 6
Merseyside median hourly rate - £16.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
North West median hourly rate £16.50 £13.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year +22.22% -10.00% -33.33%

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 Merseyside with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Merseyside
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 103 114 183
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 21.15% 19.06% 24.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 62 75
Merseyside median daily rate £356 £381 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.62% +22.00% +24.75%
10th Percentile £113 £210 £128
90th Percentile £511 £519 £438
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £369
% change year-on-year - +8.47% +13.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 14 21
Merseyside median hourly rate £13.00 £14.34 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.34% -4.40% +9.09%
10th Percentile £11.35 £12.75 £12.00
90th Percentile £16.30 £18.16 £18.75
North West median hourly rate £17.43 £14.50 £15.77
% change year-on-year +20.21% -8.05% +5.13%

Windows 8
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows 8 in Merseyside

Windows 8
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows 8 in Merseyside

Windows 8
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows 8 in Merseyside

Windows 8
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

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 Merseyside region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool -4 1 £173 -
Windows 8
North West

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for Windows 8.

1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Apple
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Google
1 1 (100.00%) Smartphone
1 1 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) CTC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (100.00%) Google Drive

Windows 8
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Google Drive
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) 1st Line Support
1 1 (100.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Support Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CTC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Apple
1 1 (100.00%) Google
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft