Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North East 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 18 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
England > North East
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 97 146 112
Rank change year-on-year +49 -34 -20
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 3 21 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.24% 0.76% 0.30%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.80% 1.79% 1.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 0
North East median daily rate £200 £200 -
England median daily rate £200 £175 £190
% change year-on-year +14.29% -7.89% -19.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 0
North East median hourly rate £10.00 £10.30 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.91% - -
England median hourly rate £15.25 £16.13 £16.00
% change year-on-year -5.43% +0.78% +14.29%

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 the North East with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
North East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 376 1172 482
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 30.67% 42.65% 23.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 274 796 257
North East median daily rate £350 £325 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -10.34% +11.54%
10th Percentile £195 £215 £213
90th Percentile £538 £475 £550
England median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 95 59
North East median hourly rate £14.00 £28.00 £17.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.00% +57.57% +7.70%
10th Percentile £9.00 £11.63 £11.59
90th Percentile £47.50 £36.60 £39.60
England median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +6.06% - +6.45%

Windows 8
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing Windows 8 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

Job vacancy trend for Windows 8 in the North East

Windows 8
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows 8 in the North East

Windows 8
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows 8 in the North East

Windows 8
Contract Job Locations in the North East

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 North East region over the 6 months to 18 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
Tyne and Wear +44 1 - -
Windows 8
England

For the 6 months to 18 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 North East region with a requirement for Windows 8.

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (66.67%) Software Delivery
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 10
2 2 (66.67%) ThinPrint
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (66.67%) AppSense
2 2 (66.67%) Fat Client
2 2 (66.67%) SCCM
2 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) XenApp
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) Thin Client
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (66.67%) 3G
2 2 (66.67%) DHCP
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) MS Access
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript

Windows 8
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) 3G
1 2 (66.67%) DHCP
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
1 2 (66.67%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MS Access
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
1 2 (66.67%) 2nd Line Support
1 2 (66.67%) Desktop Support
2 1 (33.33%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Fat Client
1 2 (66.67%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 10
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Software Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C#
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) XenApp
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (33.33%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) SCCM
1 2 (66.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) AppSense
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) ThinPrint
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) Apple