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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 15 26 25
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -1
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 1.15% 0.65% 0.56%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.45% 2.78% 3.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £400 - £190
UK excluding London median daily rate £220 £188 £225
% change year-on-year
+17.33% -16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £16.20 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-13.58% +11.72%
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
29 36 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 33.33% 23.38% 17.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 19 17
Median daily rate £400 £325 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £275 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 5
Median hourly rate £23.00 £15.75 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.03% -7.35%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%

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 29 June 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 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) ISO 9001
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) DMZ
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) Quality Management
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security Management
1 1 (100.00%) Security Management
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) IPsec
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) Multimedia
1 1 (100.00%) Intrusion Detection

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DMZ
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (100.00%) IPsec
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) VLAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
General
1 1 (100.00%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 10
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security Management
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Quality Management
1 1 (100.00%) Security Management
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Palo Alto