The first table below looks at the demand for Windows 8 skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows 8 over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the East Sussex region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 35 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 0.99% - -
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.49% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate £345 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £250 £130
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +92.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.38 £22.75 -
% change year-on-year
-32.41% -
Operating Systems Category
East Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
86 33 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 28.48% 15.71% 20.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 12 31
Average daily rate £220 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-51.11% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £375 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.58% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 8 6
Average hourly rate £14.00 £18.25 £19.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.28% -7.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £15.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.88 £21.50 £23.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Windows 8
South East

Windows 8
Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows 8 across the East Sussex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows 8 Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

Windows 8
Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows 8 across the East Sussex region.

Windows 8 Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

Windows 8
Daily Rate Histogram in East Sussex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows 8 across the East Sussex region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Windows 8 Daily Rate Histogram in East Sussex

Windows 8
Hourly Rate Trend in East Sussex

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

Windows 8 Hourly Rate Trend in East Sussex

Windows 8
Contract Job Locations in East Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 8 within the East Sussex region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
Vacancies
Crowborough - - - -
Windows 8
South East

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Sussex region citing Windows 8 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows 8.

1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (50.00%) VMware
3 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (50.00%) SCCM
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (33.33%) McAfee
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (33.33%) Citrix
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
4 2 (33.33%) Windows XP
5 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
5 1 (16.67%) LAN
5 1 (16.67%) VoIP
5 1 (16.67%) WAN
5 1 (16.67%) DHCP
5 1 (16.67%) Ethernet
5 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
5 1 (16.67%) DNS
5 1 (16.67%) Cisco
5 1 (16.67%) Perl
5 1 (16.67%) PHP
5 1 (16.67%) SQL
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
5 1 (16.67%) MS Office
5 1 (16.67%) ITIL
5 1 (16.67%) MCP

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Sussex region citing Windows 8 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows 8. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
1 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) LAN
1 1 (16.67%) VoIP
1 1 (16.67%) WAN
1 1 (16.67%) DHCP
1 1 (16.67%) Ethernet
1 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
1 1 (16.67%) DNS
1 1 (16.67%) SSH
1 1 (16.67%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (16.67%) Banking
1 1 (16.67%) Local Government
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Support Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Server Support
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Support
2 1 (16.67%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Server Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Server Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) SCCM Engineer
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (33.33%) Windows XP
4 1 (16.67%) UNIX
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (16.67%) Linux
4 1 (16.67%) Ubuntu
4 1 (16.67%) SUSE
4 1 (16.67%) Debian
4 1 (16.67%) Gentoo
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL
1 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Perl
1 1 (16.67%) PHP
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
1 1 (16.67%) Korn
1 1 (16.67%) AWK
1 1 (16.67%) Bourne shell
1 1 (16.67%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (16.67%) MCP
2 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (16.67%) CCNA
2 1 (16.67%) MCSE
2 1 (16.67%) MCSA
2 1 (16.67%) MCITP
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (16.67%) VMware ESX
3 1 (16.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (16.67%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) McAfee
2 2 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco
3 1 (16.67%) Red Hat
3 1 (16.67%) Reuters
3 1 (16.67%) Bloomberg
3 1 (16.67%) Symantec
3 1 (16.67%) CQG