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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows 8 over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 31 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 1.10% - -
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.03% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£230 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £249 £300 £285
% change year-on-year
-17.08% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.25 -
% change year-on-year
-8.19% -
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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
66 40 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 36.46% 37.04% 25.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 32 10
Average daily rate £388 £300 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.16% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £350 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 7
Average hourly rate £13.73 £10.75 £17.11
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.67% -37.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.10 £9.88 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.40 £15.15 £37.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.73% -11.76%

Windows 8
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows 8 across the Guildford region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Guildford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows 8 across the Guildford region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Windows 8 Daily Rate Histogram in Guildford

Windows 8
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford 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 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (50.00%) Telerik
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Android
2 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (50.00%) PhoneGap
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Phone
2 1 (50.00%) Apache Cordova
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Desktop Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Deployment Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) PhoneGap
1 1 (50.00%) Apache Cordova
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Android
2 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Phone
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Telerik