Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 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 18 November 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.

Microsoft Windows 8
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 - 40
Rank change year-on-year - +40 -13
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 0.39% - 0.65%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.94% - 3.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Staffordshire median daily rate - - £520
West Midlands median daily rate £160 £400 £268
% change year-on-year -60.00% +49.53% -10.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Staffordshire median hourly rate £14.00 - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £12.00 £15.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year -20.00% +11.11% +3.85%

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 Staffordshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Staffordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 34 50 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 13.28% 11.82% 16.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 20 19
Staffordshire median daily rate £370 £300 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.33% -14.29% +10.24%
10th Percentile £205 £105 £287
90th Percentile £436 £433 £486
West Midlands median daily rate £365 £400 £338
% change year-on-year -8.75% +18.52% +5.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 18
Staffordshire median hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.57% +1.82% +3.77%
10th Percentile £12.54 £10.70 £10.25
90th Percentile £33.35 £28.50 £18.05
West Midlands median hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £14.40
% change year-on-year +3.57% -2.78% -4.00%

Windows 8
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows 8 in Staffordshire

Windows 8
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows 8 in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for Windows 8.

1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) ERP
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 10

Windows 8
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire 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 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Dynamics AX
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
1 1 (100.00%) 2nd Line Support
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 10
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ERP
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft