Period
to 28 January 2022

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 28 January 2022 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
28 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 133 - 141
Rank change year-on-year - - +46
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 7 0 13
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.25% - 0.41%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.48% - 1.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 7
10th Percentile £115 - £119
25th Percentile £126 - £126
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £140 - £288
Median % change year-on-year - - +64.29%
75th Percentile £147 - £294
90th Percentile £154 - £311
England median daily rate £150 £195 £150
% change year-on-year -23.08% +30.00% -14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
10th Percentile - - £9.89
25th Percentile £16.25 - £10.71
Median hourly rate £17.50 - £12.39
75th Percentile £18.75 - £13.92
90th Percentile - - £15.58
England median hourly rate £14.75 £18.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year -18.06% +12.50% +7.74%

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 472 298 723
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 16.98% 20.84% 23.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 358 180 450
10th Percentile £128 £140 £150
25th Percentile £176 £263 £291
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £360 £400 £400
Median % change year-on-year -10.00% - -
75th Percentile £488 £500 £500
90th Percentile £558 £588 £575
England median daily rate £495 £431 £413
% change year-on-year +14.85% +4.48% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 29 104
10th Percentile £11.99 £11.09 £10.50
25th Percentile £14.44 £11.17 £11.26
Median hourly rate £17.31 £15.86 £15.63
Median % change year-on-year +9.11% +1.47% +5.25%
75th Percentile £22.17 £19.75 £18.70
90th Percentile £25.15 £24.40 £20.60
England median hourly rate £20.00 £17.75 £17.10
% change year-on-year +12.68% +3.80% -0.15%

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 28 January 2022. 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
Jobs
North Yorkshire - 3 £140 -
South Yorkshire - 2 £135 - 1
West Yorkshire - 2 £115 - 5
Windows 8
England

For the 6 months to 28 January 2022, 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 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft 365
1 7 (100.00%) Windows 10
2 6 (85.71%) Windows 7
2 6 (85.71%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (14.29%) Social Skills
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) Law

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:

Cloud Services
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft 365
General
1 1 (14.29%) Law
1 1 (14.29%) Social Skills
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Active Directory Support
2 4 (57.14%) 1st/2nd Line Support
2 4 (57.14%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (14.29%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Help Desk Support
3 1 (14.29%) IT Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) IT Support
3 1 (14.29%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Support Analyst
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Windows 10
2 6 (85.71%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft