The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Nottinghamshire 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 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows 8
East Midlands / Nottinghamshire
Rank 43 50 43
Rank change year-on-year +7 -7  
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 4 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 1.02% 0.71% 1.15%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.14% 3.57% 4.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 1
Median daily rate £275 £180 £160
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +52.77% +12.50%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £150 £180 £168
% change year-on-year -16.66% +7.46%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £15.50
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 Nottinghamshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Nottinghamshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 56 112 108
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Nottinghamshire 14.25% 19.89% 24.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 40 45
Median daily rate £345 £275 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.45% -15.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £180 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £438 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +7.58% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 12 17
Median hourly rate £10.75 £14.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.86% -6.45%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.92 £15.50
% change year-on-year -9.86% +9.16%  

Windows 8
Job Vacancy Trend in Nottinghamshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 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 Nottinghamshire

Windows 8
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows 8 in Nottinghamshire

Windows 8
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Nottinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows 8 in Nottinghamshire over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows 8 in Nottinghamshire

Windows 8
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows 8 in Nottinghamshire

Windows 8
Contract Job Locations in Nottinghamshire

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 Nottinghamshire region over the 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottingham +7 3 £275 +52.77% 1
Windows 8
East Midlands

Windows 8
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 26 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 Nottinghamshire region with a requirement for Windows 8.

1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 10
3 2 (50.00%) SCCM
4 1 (25.00%) SCOM
4 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (25.00%) Linux
4 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (25.00%) DHCP
4 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (25.00%) DNS
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (25.00%) Security Patching
4 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (25.00%) Change Management
4 1 (25.00%) Firewall
4 1 (25.00%) Wireless
4 1 (25.00%) WSUS
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (25.00%) MS Office
4 1 (25.00%) ITIL

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire 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 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) DHCP
1 1 (25.00%) DNS
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (25.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
1 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory Support
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory Support Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Support
1 1 (25.00%) Installations Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Support Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Technical Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Technical Support
1 1 (25.00%) Technical Support Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 10
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (25.00%) Linux
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Change Management
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (25.00%) SCOM
2 1 (25.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft