Period
to 16 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 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 16 December 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
Yorkshire > South Yorkshire
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank - 69 89
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 0 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire - 0.46% 0.16%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 2.08% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
South Yorkshire median daily rate - - £183
Yorkshire median daily rate £219 £235 £166
% change year-on-year -6.91% +41.35% +33.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.85 £11.00 £12.00
% change year-on-year +35.00% -8.33% -21.61%

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 South Yorkshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
South Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 209 192 252
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 22.84% 22.09% 20.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 123 172
South Yorkshire median daily rate £411 £435 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.46% -3.33% +12.50%
10th Percentile £279 £290 £258
90th Percentile £538 £615 £575
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £420 £400
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 9 33
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.00 £13.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -25.71% +37.25%
10th Percentile £9.60 £10.56 £10.80
90th Percentile £26.50 £28.70 £47.50
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £13.00 £14.48
% change year-on-year +11.54% -10.22% +15.84%

Windows 8
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows 8 in South Yorkshire

Windows 8
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows 8 in South Yorkshire

Windows 8
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows 8 in South Yorkshire