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 8 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 19 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 1.75% - -
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.55% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate £350 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £175 £154 £300
% change year-on-year
+13.82% -48.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £14.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+17.85% -12.50%
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
44 33 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 38.60% 16.67% 20.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 20 17
Average daily rate £350 £375 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +56.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £285 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £470 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £307
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +9.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 1
Average hourly rate £41.25 - £13.71
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 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
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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
1 2 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) VoIP
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 2 (100.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (100.00%) Back Office
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (100.00%) Android
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (100.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) VoIP
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
General
1 2 (100.00%) Back Office
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Android
1 2 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 2 (100.00%) Windows XP
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft