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 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
Yorkshire / South Yorkshire
Rank - - 42
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire - - 0.49%
As % of the Operating Systems category - - 2.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £150 £180 £168
% change year-on-year -16.66% +7.46%  
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 South Yorkshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
South Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 128 162 73
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 27.71% 30.17% 17.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 114 38
Median daily rate £425 £390 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.97% +56.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £288 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +7.58% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 13
Median hourly rate £13.00 £20.00 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.98% +90.47%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £17.50 £9.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £27.65 £19.79
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 South Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 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 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows 8 in South Yorkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows 8 in South Yorkshire

Windows 8
Top 7 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

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 South Yorkshire region with a requirement for Windows 8.

1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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:

General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Desktop Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM