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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 16 21 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 2 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 2.17% 1.52% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.45% 5.56% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Median daily rate £275 £375 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £210 £181 £238
% change year-on-year
+15.86% -23.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £16.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
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
31 36 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 33.70% 27.27% 22.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 20 10
Median daily rate £375 £325 £160
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +103.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £290 £117
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £585
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £305
% change year-on-year
- +14.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 6
Median hourly rate £40.00 £15.75 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+153.96% -7.35%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +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
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 25 July 2016.

Windows 8 Daily Rate Histogram in Guildford

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) SLA
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) ISO 9001
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Apple
2 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (50.00%) DMZ
2 1 (50.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (50.00%) MPLS
2 1 (50.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (50.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (50.00%) Service Management
2 1 (50.00%) Quality Management
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security Management
2 1 (50.00%) Security Management

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 1 (50.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) DMZ
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (50.00%) IPsec
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) MPLS
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) VLAN
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Desktop Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Desktop Support
1 1 (50.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (50.00%) BYOD
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (50.00%) PKI
1 1 (50.00%) Smartphone
1 1 (50.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security Management
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Quality Management
2 1 (50.00%) Security Management
2 1 (50.00%) Service Management
2 1 (50.00%) Software Deployment
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) ISO 9001
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Apple
2 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) Palo Alto
2 1 (50.00%) VMware