Period
to 16 January 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 January 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 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 65 86 80
Rank change year-on-year +21 -6 -25
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 4 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 0.48% 0.18% 0.27%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.23% 0.83% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 3
South Yorkshire median daily rate - £183 £140
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +30.36% -
Yorkshire median daily rate £235 £166 £125
% change year-on-year +41.35% +33.00% -60.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate £13.25 £12.00 £15.26
% change year-on-year +10.42% -21.36% +45.33%

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 179 242 269
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 21.62% 21.28% 24.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 169 163
South Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +30.77%
10th Percentile £304 £245 £164
90th Percentile £615 £575 £542
Yorkshire median daily rate £420 £390 £393
% change year-on-year +7.69% -0.64% +17.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 27 39
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £13.25 £17.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.29% +34.62% -10.27%
10th Percentile £10.34 £10.50 £9.20
90th Percentile £31.05 £37.25 £25.00
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.00 £14.48 £13.00
% change year-on-year -3.31% +11.38% -

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

Windows 8
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

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 South Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 16 January 2018. 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
Sheffield +18 4 - -
Windows 8
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (100.00%) SMTP
1 4 (100.00%) DHCP
1 4 (100.00%) DNS
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) Citrix
1 4 (100.00%) Terminal Server
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
1 4 (100.00%) Validation
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 4 (100.00%) Information Security
1 4 (100.00%) Banking
1 4 (100.00%) Investment Banking
1 4 (100.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 4 (100.00%) Ivanti
1 4 (100.00%) Investment Management
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (100.00%) Information Assurance
1 4 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 4 (100.00%) XenApp
1 4 (100.00%) XenServer
1 4 (100.00%) XenDesktop
1 4 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 4 (100.00%) Portfolio Management
1 4 (100.00%) NetScaler
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 4 (100.00%) Test Planning

Windows 8
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) DHCP
1 4 (100.00%) DNS
1 4 (100.00%) NetScaler
1 4 (100.00%) SMTP
General
1 4 (100.00%) Banking
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
1 4 (100.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Architect
1 4 (100.00%) Citrix Architect
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Desktop Virtualisation
1 4 (100.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 4 (100.00%) Information Assurance
1 4 (100.00%) Information Security
1 4 (100.00%) Investment Management
1 4 (100.00%) Portfolio Management
1 4 (100.00%) Test Planning
1 4 (100.00%) Validation
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 4 (100.00%) Terminal Server
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (100.00%) XenApp
1 4 (100.00%) XenDesktop
1 4 (100.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (100.00%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Citrix
1 4 (100.00%) Ivanti
1 4 (100.00%) VMware