The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 8 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows 8 over the 3 months to 1 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 94 87 84
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -3
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 8 6 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.60% 0.43% 0.83%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.60% 1.79% 2.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 5
Median daily rate £310 £365 £190
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.06% +92.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £161 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £442 £365 £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £180 £200 £200
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Median hourly rate £15.75 £18.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £18.00 £12.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.75 £18.00 £18.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.00 £15.38
% change year-on-year
+17.85% -8.94%
Windows 8
South East

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

Operating Systems Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
499 335 435
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 37.69% 24.19% 30.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 317 166 225
Median daily rate £414 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £250 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £340 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 41 51
Median hourly rate £23.00 £15.75 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.03% -8.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £8.83 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £45.50 £51.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £15.85 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.25% -0.93%

Windows 8
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Surrey 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 Surrey

Windows 8
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Windows 8 Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

Windows 8
Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows 8 across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016.

Windows 8 Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

Windows 8
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows 8 across the Surrey region.

Windows 8 Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

Windows 8
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 8 within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leatherhead -25 1 - -
Addlestone - 1 - -
Egham - 1 - -
Farnham - 1 - -
Windows 8
South East

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 1 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 Surrey region with a requirement for Windows 8.

1 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (76.47%) Windows 7
3 10 (58.82%) Active Directory
4 8 (47.06%) Microsoft
5 7 (41.18%) MS Office
6 5 (29.41%) MS Exchange
7 4 (23.53%) Intel
7 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (23.53%) Driving Licence
7 4 (23.53%) Xerox
8 3 (17.65%) Android
8 3 (17.65%) Windows 10
8 3 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (17.65%) SCCM
8 3 (17.65%) SLA
8 3 (17.65%) Blackberry
8 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
8 3 (17.65%) Windows XP
9 2 (11.76%) Citrix
9 2 (11.76%) VoIP
9 2 (11.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (11.76%) VPN
9 2 (11.76%) Apple
9 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (11.76%) PowerShell
9 2 (11.76%) VMware
9 2 (11.76%) Back Office
9 2 (11.76%) Telecoms

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey 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 5 (29.41%) MS Exchange
2 3 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (11.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (5.88%) IBM Notes
4 1 (5.88%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (41.18%) MS Office
2 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) VoIP
1 2 (11.76%) VPN
2 1 (5.88%) DHCP
2 1 (5.88%) LAN
2 1 (5.88%) NetScaler
General
1 2 (11.76%) Back Office
1 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 4 (23.53%) Support Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (11.76%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Analyst
2 2 (11.76%) Citrix Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Deskside Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Desktop Support
2 2 (11.76%) Help Desk Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Help Desk Support
2 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Support
2 2 (11.76%) IT Support
2 2 (11.76%) Service Analyst
2 2 (11.76%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Desktop Support Technician
3 1 (5.88%) Help Desk Support Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Service Desk Support
3 1 (5.88%) Service Desk Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Driving Licence
2 3 (17.65%) Blackberry
3 1 (5.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (76.47%) Windows 7
3 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (17.65%) Android
4 3 (17.65%) Windows 10
4 3 (17.65%) Windows XP
5 2 (11.76%) Apple iOS
5 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (5.88%) CRM
1 1 (5.88%) ITIL
1 1 (5.88%) Migration
1 1 (5.88%) Performance Monitoring
1 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.88%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) CCA
1 1 (5.88%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (5.88%) Degree
1 1 (5.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 1 (5.88%) MCSE
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (5.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (58.82%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.88%) VMware Workstation
2 1 (5.88%) XenApp
2 1 (5.88%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) SCCM
2 1 (5.88%) SCOM
2 1 (5.88%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 8 (47.06%) Microsoft
2 4 (23.53%) Intel
2 4 (23.53%) Xerox
3 2 (11.76%) Apple
3 2 (11.76%) Citrix
3 2 (11.76%) VMware
4 1 (5.88%) Altiris
4 1 (5.88%) Lotus
4 1 (5.88%) Siebel
4 1 (5.88%) Symantec
4 1 (5.88%) Wyse