The table below looks at the statistics 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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank - 49 38
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex - 0.29% 0.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 1.49% 1.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £175 £150 £303
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -50.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £10.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £14.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -12.50%
Windows 8
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the East Sussex region.

Operating Systems Category
East Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
55 67 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 23.11% 19.25% 22.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 31 23
Average daily rate £325 £365 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.95% +21.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £130 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +8.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 18
Average hourly rate £26.60 £37.63 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.30% +150.83%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%

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
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 4 (80.00%) Windows XP
3 3 (60.00%) VoIP
3 3 (60.00%) MS Office
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Vista
3 3 (60.00%) Google
3 3 (60.00%) Google Apps
4 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
5 1 (20.00%) DNS
5 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (20.00%) ITIL
5 1 (20.00%) ISO 9001
5 1 (20.00%) DHCP
5 1 (20.00%) Ethernet
5 1 (20.00%) Citrix
5 1 (20.00%) Terminal Services
5 1 (20.00%) Service Management
5 1 (20.00%) Quality Management
5 1 (20.00%) Change Management
5 1 (20.00%) Information Security Management
5 1 (20.00%) Security Management
5 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
5 1 (20.00%) Wireless
5 1 (20.00%) Handset
5 1 (20.00%) VMware
5 1 (20.00%) Information Security
5 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 3 (60.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) VoIP
2 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (20.00%) DHCP
3 1 (20.00%) DNS
3 1 (20.00%) Ethernet
3 1 (20.00%) Wireless
General
1 1 (20.00%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Support Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (40.00%) Help Desk Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Help Desk Support
2 2 (40.00%) Help Desk Support Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) IT Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) IT Support
2 2 (40.00%) IT Support Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Service Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Service Desk Support
2 2 (40.00%) Service Desk Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 1 (20.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) First Line Help Desk Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) First Line Help Desk Support
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Handset
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 4 (80.00%) Windows XP
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Vista
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 10
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Change Management
1 1 (20.00%) Information Security
1 1 (20.00%) Information Security Management
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL
1 1 (20.00%) Quality Management
1 1 (20.00%) Security Management
1 1 (20.00%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) Terminal Services
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (20.00%) XenApp
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Google
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) VMware