The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Norfolk 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 3 months to 22 March 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows 8
East of England / Norfolk
Rank - - 25
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Norfolk - - 0.54%
As % of the Operating Systems category - - 1.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £150 £183 £165
% change year-on-year -17.80% +10.60%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £16.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year -15.15% +17.85%  

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

Contract Operating System Skills
Norfolk
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 28 42 53
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Norfolk 20.14% 22.22% 28.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 29 33
Median daily rate £370 £325 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.84% +62.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £170 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £364 £336
% change year-on-year +6.37% +8.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 16
Median hourly rate £12.00 £20.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.00% -6.97%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £17.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year -10.29% +9.67%  

Windows 8
Job Vacancy Trend in Norfolk

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Norfolk citing Windows 8 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Windows 8 in Norfolk

Windows 8
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Norfolk

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows 8 in Norfolk

Windows 8
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Norfolk

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows 8 in Norfolk

Windows 8
Top 5 Related IT Skills in Norfolk

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 Norfolk region with a requirement for Windows 8.

1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Remedy
1 1 (100.00%) LANDesk
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Norfolk 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:

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) 1st Line Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) 1st Line Support
1 1 (100.00%) 1st Line Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Service Desk Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Service Desk Support
1 1 (100.00%) Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) LANDesk
1 1 (100.00%) Remedy