Period
to 23 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 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 23 June 2018 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
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
23 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank - 69 -
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 0 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland - 1.38% -
As % of the Operating Systems category - 2.78% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 8 0
Northern Ireland median daily rate - £151 -
UK median daily rate £183 £161 £200
% change year-on-year +13.18% -19.38% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northern Ireland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £15.75 £15.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year +1.61% - -4.32%

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 Northern Ireland with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Northern Ireland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 71 288 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 16.71% 49.57% 18.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 249 19
Northern Ireland median daily rate £380 £420 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.44% +29.23% +51.16%
10th Percentile £204 £350 £103
90th Percentile £525 £563 £450
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 3
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £13.50 £12.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -17.24% +16.00%
10th Percentile £11.59 £10.60 £13.30
90th Percentile £13.75 £14.40 £21.90
UK median hourly rate £17.47 £16.50 £16.84
% change year-on-year +5.85% -2.02% +4.21%

Windows 8
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows 8 in Northern Ireland

Windows 8
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows 8 in Northern Ireland