Period
to 4 June 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 4 June 2020 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
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
4 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 113 164 182
Rank change year-on-year +51 +18 -2
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 4 21 18
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.20% 0.47% 0.37%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.93% 2.12% 2.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 10 4
Median daily rate £325 £188 £171
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +73.33% +9.49% -
10th Percentile £313 £105 £129
90th Percentile £338 £203 £239
England median daily rate £211 £175 £150
% change year-on-year +20.84% +16.67% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 11
Median hourly rate £12.75 £14.85 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.14% -4.19% +37.78%
10th Percentile £11.23 £10.50 £10.75
90th Percentile £13.68 £15.58 £18.75
England median hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year +12.50% -3.03% +5.52%

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 432 991 895
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 21.39% 22.40% 18.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 240 562 555
Median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £156 £156 £200
90th Percentile £600 £563 £550
England median daily rate £425 £445 £440
% change year-on-year -4.49% +1.14% +3.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 91 78
Median hourly rate £17.05 £15.00 £14.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.67% +1.18% +21.02%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.75 £10.68
90th Percentile £22.75 £27.41 £37.25
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

Windows 8
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows 8 in Yorkshire

Windows 8
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Windows 8 in Yorkshire.

Daily rate trend for Windows 8 in Yorkshire

Windows 8
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Windows 8 in Yorkshire.

Hourly rate trend for Windows 8 in Yorkshire

Windows 8
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 4 June 2020. 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
South Yorkshire +39 2 £325 -
West Yorkshire +52 1 - -
East Yorkshire +4 1 - -
Windows 8
England

For the 6 months to 4 June 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Windows 8 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Yorkshire region with a requirement for Windows 8.

1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (50.00%) Office 365
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 10
4 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (25.00%) Law
4 1 (25.00%) Retail
4 1 (25.00%) Facilities Management
4 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
4 1 (25.00%) Android
4 1 (25.00%) Mac OS
4 1 (25.00%) Linux
4 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (25.00%) ISDN
4 1 (25.00%) LAN
4 1 (25.00%) WAN
4 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (25.00%) SLA
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (25.00%) Skype
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (25.00%) ITIL
4 1 (25.00%) Azure
4 1 (25.00%) iPad
4 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
4 1 (25.00%) Skype for Business

Windows 8
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (25.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Office 365
2 1 (25.00%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) H.323
1 1 (25.00%) ISDN
1 1 (25.00%) LAN
1 1 (25.00%) Skype
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (25.00%) WAN
1 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
General
1 1 (25.00%) Law
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) IT Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Active Directory Support
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Support
2 1 (25.00%) Help Desk Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) IT Support
2 1 (25.00%) IT Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 10
4 1 (25.00%) Android
4 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
4 1 (25.00%) Linux
4 1 (25.00%) Mac OS
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Facilities Management
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft