Period
to 26 July 2017

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 26 July 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
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 173 202 191
Rank change year-on-year +29 -11 -27
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 7 11 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.17% 0.19% 0.44%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.80% 0.83% 2.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 20
Yorkshire median daily rate - £148 £160
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -7.81% -48.39%
England median daily rate £175 £200 £200
% change year-on-year -12.50% - -27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 5
Yorkshire median hourly rate £9.75 £12.00 £16.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.75% -25.93% +62.00%
10th Percentile £9.25 £11.75 £12.48
90th Percentile £15.25 £12.25 £21.45
England median hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.10
% change year-on-year -3.23% -3.73% +5.57%

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 871 1333 1257
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 20.66% 22.92% 21.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 485 910 703
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +23.08% +1.56%
10th Percentile £159 £256 £175
90th Percentile £538 £575 £450
England median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 62 128
Yorkshire median hourly rate £12.63 £13.09 £12.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.55% +2.67% -4.14%
10th Percentile £9.34 £8.58 £8.86
90th Percentile £20.50 £25.20 £36.75
England median hourly rate £16.81 £16.50 £16.18
% change year-on-year +1.85% +1.98% +2.73%

Windows 8
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows 8 in Yorkshire

Windows 8
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows 8 in Yorkshire

Windows 8
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor 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 26 July 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
West Yorkshire +21 5 - - 2
North Yorkshire +16 1 - -
Windows 8
England

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Windows 8.

1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (85.71%) Windows 7
3 5 (71.43%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (57.14%) MS Exchange
4 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (57.14%) Windows Server
5 3 (42.86%) Network Management
5 3 (42.86%) LANDesk
5 3 (42.86%) Problem Management
5 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (42.86%) SCCM
5 3 (42.86%) Intranet
5 3 (42.86%) Internet
5 3 (42.86%) HP
5 3 (42.86%) Dell
5 3 (42.86%) ITIL
5 3 (42.86%) Windows 2000
5 3 (42.86%) Client/Server
5 3 (42.86%) SLA
5 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
5 3 (42.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (42.86%) Service Management
5 3 (42.86%) Service Delivery
5 3 (42.86%) Wyse
5 3 (42.86%) DameWare
6 2 (28.57%) Citrix
6 2 (28.57%) Windows 10
7 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (14.29%) Symantec Enterprise Vault

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 4 (57.14%) MS Exchange
2 3 (42.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) Internet
1 3 (42.86%) Intranet
2 1 (14.29%) DHCP
2 1 (14.29%) DNS
2 1 (14.29%) NAS
2 1 (14.29%) SAN
2 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 1 (14.29%) VoIP
2 1 (14.29%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Service Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Active Directory Support
3 2 (28.57%) Exchange Support
3 2 (28.57%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (14.29%) Active Directory Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Active Directory Support Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Citrix Support
4 1 (14.29%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support
4 1 (14.29%) ICT Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Support Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Technical Support
4 1 (14.29%) Technical Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) Windows 7
3 4 (57.14%) Windows Server
3 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (42.86%) Windows 2000
5 2 (28.57%) Windows 10
6 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) ITIL
1 3 (42.86%) Network Management
1 3 (42.86%) Problem Management
1 3 (42.86%) Service Delivery
1 3 (42.86%) Service Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
2 1 (14.29%) vSphere
2 1 (14.29%) XenApp
2 1 (14.29%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) DameWare
1 3 (42.86%) SCCM
2 1 (14.29%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (14.29%) NetBackup
2 1 (14.29%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (14.29%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Dell
1 3 (42.86%) HP
1 3 (42.86%) LANDesk
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
1 3 (42.86%) Wyse
2 2 (28.57%) Citrix
3 1 (14.29%) Sophos
3 1 (14.29%) Symantec