The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 8 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Guildford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows 8 over the 3 months to 26 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 22 - 23
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 1 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 0.84% - 2.19%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.04% - 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 4
Median daily rate £400 - £150
UK excluding London median daily rate £180 £170 £220
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -22.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £14.75 £14.25
% change year-on-year
-1.69% +3.50%
Windows 8
Surrey

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

Operating Systems Category
Guildford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
49 31 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 41.18% 17.61% 19.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 17 22
Median daily rate £400 £310 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.03% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £388 £448
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £347 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.04% +11.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 4
Median hourly rate £23.00 £14.50 £14.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.62% -0.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.48 £12.45 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.50 £24.45 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%

Windows 8
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Guildford region citing Windows 8 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Windows 8 Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

Windows 8
Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

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

Windows 8 Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, 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 Guildford region with a requirement for Windows 8.

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Apple iOS
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (66.67%) Android
2 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
2 2 (66.67%) VoIP
2 2 (66.67%) Blackberry
2 2 (66.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (66.67%) Back Office
3 1 (33.33%) IPsec
3 1 (33.33%) Information Security
3 1 (33.33%) Multimedia
3 1 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (33.33%) PKI
3 1 (33.33%) VLAN
3 1 (33.33%) Service Management
3 1 (33.33%) Quality Management
3 1 (33.33%) Change Management
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) Information Security Management
3 1 (33.33%) Security Management
3 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (33.33%) WAN

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford 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 2 (66.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) VoIP
1 2 (66.67%) VPN
2 1 (33.33%) DHCP
2 1 (33.33%) DMZ
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) Ethernet
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (33.33%) IPsec
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) MPLS
2 1 (33.33%) Network Security
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) VLAN
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
General
1 2 (66.67%) Back Office
2 1 (33.33%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Blackberry
2 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (33.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) Windows XP
2 2 (66.67%) Android
2 2 (66.67%) Apple iOS
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Change Management
1 1 (33.33%) Information Security
1 1 (33.33%) Information Security Management
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Quality Management
1 1 (33.33%) Security Management
1 1 (33.33%) Service Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) Palo Alto