Period
to 19 September 2019

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 19 September 2019 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
19 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 156 182 173
Rank change year-on-year +26 -9 +36
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 16 13 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.40% 0.26% 0.29%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.76% 1.44% 1.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 3
Yorkshire median daily rate £188 £190 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.32% -15.56% +28.57%
10th Percentile £124 £147 £148
90th Percentile £294 £245 £323
England median daily rate £165 £175 £180
% change year-on-year -5.71% -2.78% -7.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 7
Yorkshire median hourly rate £12.77 £17.50 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.01% +75.00% -16.67%
10th Percentile £9.91 £10.75 £9.25
90th Percentile £16.01 £20.25 £17.60
England median hourly rate £16.34 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -1.00% +6.45% +1.64%

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 911 905 812
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 22.70% 18.02% 19.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 531 527 461
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £135 £200 £131
90th Percentile £550 £538 £525
England median daily rate £425 £438 £425
% change year-on-year -2.86% +2.94% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 93 62
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £14.14 £12.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.12% +11.96% -12.81%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.25 £9.35
90th Percentile £24.50 £41.50 £25.20
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows 8 in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 19 September 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 19 September 2019. 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 +37 7 £170 - 6
South Yorkshire -11 5 £288 +101.75% 1
East Yorkshire - 2 £125 - 3
North Yorkshire +3 1 £200 -15.79% 3
Windows 8
England

For the 6 months to 19 September 2019, 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 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (75.00%) Windows 7
2 12 (75.00%) Office 365
3 11 (68.75%) Windows 10
4 10 (62.50%) Microsoft
5 9 (56.25%) Active Directory
6 4 (25.00%) Azure
6 4 (25.00%) MS Exchange
6 4 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (18.75%) Skype
7 3 (18.75%) Windows Server
7 3 (18.75%) Skype for Business
7 3 (18.75%) Problem-Solving
7 3 (18.75%) ISDN
7 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Office
7 3 (18.75%) ITIL
7 3 (18.75%) H.323
7 3 (18.75%) XenApp
7 3 (18.75%) Application Packaging
7 3 (18.75%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (12.50%) Service Delivery
8 2 (12.50%) Migration
8 2 (12.50%) VMware
8 2 (12.50%) WSUS
8 2 (12.50%) Veeam
8 2 (12.50%) Hyper-V
8 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
8 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (12.50%) ZENworks

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 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 4 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (18.75%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (75.00%) Office 365
2 4 (25.00%) Azure
3 1 (6.25%) AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) H.323
1 3 (18.75%) ISDN
1 3 (18.75%) Skype
1 3 (18.75%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (12.50%) DHCP
2 2 (12.50%) DNS
2 2 (12.50%) LAN
2 2 (12.50%) WAN
3 1 (6.25%) Firewall
3 1 (6.25%) SAN
3 1 (6.25%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Hudson
1 2 (12.50%) Visual Studio
2 1 (6.25%) InstallShield
2 1 (6.25%) MSI
General
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
1 1 (6.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Support Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 4 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) IT Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) IT Support
3 3 (18.75%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (18.75%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Desktop Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) IT Support Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 2 (12.50%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
5 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Desktop Migration Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) IT Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared Application Packager
5 1 (6.25%) Service Desk Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
1 1 (6.25%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (75.00%) Windows 7
3 11 (68.75%) Windows 10
4 3 (18.75%) Windows Server
5 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (12.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) Application Packaging
1 3 (18.75%) ITIL
1 3 (18.75%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (12.50%) Application Virtualisation
2 2 (12.50%) Break/Fix
2 2 (12.50%) Migration
2 2 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (12.50%) Security Patching
2 2 (12.50%) Service Delivery
3 1 (6.25%) Data Migration
3 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
3 1 (6.25%) Quality Management
3 1 (6.25%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) MCSE
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
1 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (56.25%) Active Directory
2 3 (18.75%) XenApp
3 2 (12.50%) Hyper-V
3 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (6.25%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) WSUS
1 2 (12.50%) ZENworks
2 1 (6.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) Citrix
2 2 (12.50%) ConnectWise
2 2 (12.50%) Novell
2 2 (12.50%) SolarWinds
2 2 (12.50%) Veeam
2 2 (12.50%) VMware
3 1 (6.25%) Adobe
3 1 (6.25%) McAfee
3 1 (6.25%) Remedy
3 1 (6.25%) Sage
3 1 (6.25%) Sophos