Period
to 25 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West 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 25 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
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 144 162 164
Rank change year-on-year +18 +2 -29
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 11 7 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.37% 0.20% 0.54%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.92% 0.98% 2.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 13
West Yorkshire median daily rate £181 £183 £125
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.68% +46.00% -54.13%
10th Percentile £139 £114 £99
90th Percentile £228 £210 £309
Yorkshire median daily rate £235 £183 £125
% change year-on-year +28.77% +46.00% -57.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 4
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £11.00 £12.00 £15.31
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.33% -21.61% +45.79%
10th Percentile £9.25 £11.00 £11.95
90th Percentile £17.15 £13.00 £21.54
Yorkshire median hourly rate £11.00 £12.00 £15.26
% change year-on-year -8.33% -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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
West Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 572 715 1006
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 19.03% 20.09% 22.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 361 447 575
West Yorkshire median daily rate £420 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +6.67% +15.38%
10th Percentile £195 £225 £205
90th Percentile £538 £526 £525
Yorkshire median daily rate £420 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +5.00% +6.67% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 29 100
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £12.50 £13.50 £12.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.41% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £9.81 £9.75 £8.96
90th Percentile £20.60 £24.00 £22.75
Yorkshire median hourly rate £13.00 £14.48 £12.50
% change year-on-year -10.22% +15.84% -3.85%

Windows 8
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows 8 in West Yorkshire

Windows 8
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows 8 in West Yorkshire

Windows 8
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows 8 in West Yorkshire

Windows 8
Contract Job Locations in West 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 West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 25 November 2017. 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
Bradford +14 3 - -
Leeds +6 3 £225 +23.29%
Wakefield - 1 £138 -
Bingley - 1 - -
Windows 8
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Windows 8.

1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (81.82%) Windows 7
3 8 (72.73%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (72.73%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (63.64%) MS Exchange
5 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
5 5 (45.45%) Windows 10
5 5 (45.45%) Windows Server
6 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (36.36%) SCCM
6 4 (36.36%) Time Management
6 4 (36.36%) ITIL
7 3 (27.27%) Intranet
7 3 (27.27%) Internet
7 3 (27.27%) Service Management
7 3 (27.27%) Service Delivery
7 3 (27.27%) Wyse
7 3 (27.27%) HP
7 3 (27.27%) Dell
7 3 (27.27%) Client/Server
7 3 (27.27%) SLA
7 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
7 3 (27.27%) LANDesk
7 3 (27.27%) Problem Management
7 3 (27.27%) Network Management
7 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (18.18%) Citrix
8 2 (18.18%) Windows 2000

Windows 8
Co-occurring IT Skills in West 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 7 (63.64%) MS Exchange
2 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (18.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 8 (72.73%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) Internet
1 3 (27.27%) Intranet
2 1 (9.09%) LAN
2 1 (9.09%) VoIP
2 1 (9.09%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Desktop Engineer
1 4 (36.36%) Desktop Support
2 3 (27.27%) Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) IT Support
2 3 (27.27%) IT Support Technician
2 3 (27.27%) IT Technician
2 3 (27.27%) Service Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Service Desk Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Support Technician
3 2 (18.18%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Active Directory Support
4 1 (9.09%) Exchange Support
4 1 (9.09%) IT Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Desktop Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Desktop Support
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Client/Server
2 1 (9.09%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (81.82%) Windows 7
3 8 (72.73%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (45.45%) Windows 10
4 5 (45.45%) Windows Server
5 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (18.18%) Windows 2000
6 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (9.09%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) ITIL
1 4 (36.36%) Time Management
2 3 (27.27%) Network Management
2 3 (27.27%) Problem Management
2 3 (27.27%) Service Delivery
2 3 (27.27%) Service Management
3 1 (9.09%) Data Migration
3 1 (9.09%) Logistics
3 1 (9.09%) Migration
3 1 (9.09%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Server+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (9.09%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) SCCM
2 2 (18.18%) DameWare
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Dell
1 3 (27.27%) HP
1 3 (27.27%) LANDesk
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
1 3 (27.27%) Wyse
2 2 (18.18%) Citrix
3 1 (9.09%) VMware