Period
to 20 January 2018

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 20 January 2018 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
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 157 187 188
Rank change year-on-year +30 +1 -20
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 24 7 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.55% 0.14% 0.51%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.88% 0.69% 2.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 20
Yorkshire median daily rate £235 £183 £125
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.77% +46.00% -60.00%
10th Percentile £129 £114 £104
90th Percentile £291 £264 £341
England median daily rate £215 £168 £190
% change year-on-year +28.36% -11.84% -11.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 5
Yorkshire median hourly rate £11.50 £12.00 £15.26
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.17% -21.36% +45.33%
10th Percentile £10.40 £11.00 £11.10
90th Percentile £17.10 £13.00 £16.14
England median hourly rate £15.00 £16.29 £15.36
% change year-on-year -7.92% +6.09% +9.68%

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 834 1,019 1,367
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 18.95% 20.66% 22.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 528 631 794
Yorkshire median daily rate £420 £400 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +0.63% +18.66%
10th Percentile £137 £188 £155
90th Percentile £552 £538 £540
England median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 86 146
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.00 £13.83 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.21% +6.40% -
10th Percentile £10.08 £9.81 £9.13
90th Percentile £20.70 £25.00 £22.13
England median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.77
% change year-on-year +6.06% -1.61% +4.81%

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 20 January 2018.

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 20 January 2018. 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 +13 14 £138 -8.33% 6
North Yorkshire - 5 £236 -
South Yorkshire +16 4 - - 3
East Yorkshire - 1 - - 1
Windows 8
England

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 24 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 15 (62.50%) Active Directory
4 10 (41.67%) Microsoft
4 10 (41.67%) Microsoft Office
4 10 (41.67%) MS Exchange
4 10 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (37.50%) Windows 10
5 9 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (33.33%) Citrix
7 6 (25.00%) Finance
7 6 (25.00%) VMware
7 6 (25.00%) Windows Server
7 6 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (25.00%) Ivanti
8 5 (20.83%) Time Management
8 5 (20.83%) XenDesktop
8 5 (20.83%) Office 365
9 4 (16.67%) NetScaler
9 4 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (16.67%) Portfolio Management
9 4 (16.67%) Investment Management
9 4 (16.67%) Information Assurance
9 4 (16.67%) Hyper-V
9 4 (16.67%) XenApp
9 4 (16.67%) XenServer
9 4 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
9 4 (16.67%) Desktop Virtualisation
9 4 (16.67%) Data Centre

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 10 (41.67%) MS Exchange
2 4 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (4.17%) IIS
3 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (41.67%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (20.83%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.67%) DHCP
1 4 (16.67%) DNS
1 4 (16.67%) NetScaler
1 4 (16.67%) SMTP
1 4 (16.67%) WAN
2 3 (12.50%) LAN
3 1 (4.17%) Internet
3 1 (4.17%) Intranet
3 1 (4.17%) SAN
3 1 (4.17%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 6 (25.00%) Finance
2 4 (16.67%) Banking
2 4 (16.67%) Investment Banking
3 1 (4.17%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 7 (29.17%) Desktop Support
2 6 (25.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 6 (25.00%) Support Engineer
3 5 (20.83%) IT Support
4 4 (16.67%) 1st Line Support
4 4 (16.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 4 (16.67%) Architect
4 4 (16.67%) Citrix Architect
4 4 (16.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 3 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (12.50%) IT Support Technician
5 3 (12.50%) IT Technician
5 3 (12.50%) Support Technician
6 2 (8.33%) IT Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Rollout Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Senior Desktop Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Senior Desktop Support
6 2 (8.33%) Senior Desktop Support Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Senior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.33%) NHS
3 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.17%) Client/Server
3 1 (4.17%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 24 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 10 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (37.50%) Windows 10
4 9 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (25.00%) Windows Server
6 4 (16.67%) Windows XP
7 2 (8.33%) Windows Vista
8 1 (4.17%) Linux
8 1 (4.17%) Mac OS
8 1 (4.17%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.83%) Time Management
2 4 (16.67%) Desktop Virtualisation
2 4 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
2 4 (16.67%) Information Assurance
2 4 (16.67%) Information Security
2 4 (16.67%) Investment Management
2 4 (16.67%) ITIL
2 4 (16.67%) Portfolio Management
2 4 (16.67%) Test Planning
2 4 (16.67%) Validation
3 3 (12.50%) Mobile Device Management
4 2 (8.33%) Break/Fix
4 2 (8.33%) Data Migration
4 2 (8.33%) Migration
5 1 (4.17%) CRM
5 1 (4.17%) Logistics
5 1 (4.17%) Network Management
5 1 (4.17%) Problem Management
5 1 (4.17%) Service Delivery
5 1 (4.17%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
1 1 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.17%) MCSE
2 1 (4.17%) Server+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 6 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (20.83%) XenDesktop
4 4 (16.67%) Hyper-V
4 4 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (16.67%) Terminal Server
4 4 (16.67%) XenApp
4 4 (16.67%) XenServer
5 1 (4.17%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 4 (16.67%) EdgeSight
2 2 (8.33%) SCCM
3 1 (4.17%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 10 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 8 (33.33%) Citrix
3 6 (25.00%) Ivanti
3 6 (25.00%) VMware
4 2 (8.33%) Apple
4 2 (8.33%) Dell
4 2 (8.33%) HP
5 1 (4.17%) Cisco
5 1 (4.17%) McAfee
5 1 (4.17%) NetApp
5 1 (4.17%) Wyse