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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows 8 over the 3 months to 7 May 2015 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
7 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 84 78 65
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -13
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 7 15 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.53% 1.03% 1.24%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.06% 3.59% 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 3
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£365 £120 £133
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+204.16% -9.43%
UK excluding London average daily rate £215 £200 £290
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -31.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Average hourly rate £16.25 £15.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -16.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.25 £15.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -42.72%
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
339 418 300
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 25.53% 28.69% 24.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 214 134
Average daily rate £388 £330 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.42% -0.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £120 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.58% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 51 43
Average hourly rate £15.00 £19.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% +8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £13.20 £12.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £51.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.88 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.36% -0.78%

Windows 8
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows 8 across the Surrey region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 7 May 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 8 within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 7 May 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cobham - 2 £365 -
Staines +4 1 - -
Epsom - 1 £110 -
Leatherhead - 1 - -
Windows 8
South East

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 7 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (64.71%) Microsoft
3 10 (58.82%) MS Office
3 10 (58.82%) Windows 7
4 9 (52.94%) Active Directory
5 7 (41.18%) Windows XP
6 6 (35.29%) MS Exchange
6 6 (35.29%) TCP/IP
6 6 (35.29%) Apple
7 5 (29.41%) MS Excel
8 4 (23.53%) DHCP
8 4 (23.53%) VPN
8 4 (23.53%) DNS
8 4 (23.53%) Symantec
8 4 (23.53%) Mac OS X
8 4 (23.53%) VMware
9 3 (17.65%) Process Management
9 3 (17.65%) SLA
9 3 (17.65%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (17.65%) Lync
9 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
9 3 (17.65%) Android
9 3 (17.65%) Line Management
10 2 (11.76%) iSCSI
10 2 (11.76%) BitLocker
10 2 (11.76%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 2 (11.76%) SCCM
10 2 (11.76%) SCOM
10 2 (11.76%) Network Load Balancing
10 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 7 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 6 (35.29%) MS Exchange
2 3 (17.65%) Lync
3 2 (11.76%) IBM Notes
4 1 (5.88%) Apache
4 1 (5.88%) nginx
Applications
1 10 (58.82%) MS Office
2 5 (29.41%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (35.29%) TCP/IP
2 4 (23.53%) DHCP
2 4 (23.53%) VPN
2 4 (23.53%) DNS
3 2 (11.76%) iSCSI
3 2 (11.76%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (11.76%) SAN
3 2 (11.76%) LAN
3 2 (11.76%) WAN
4 1 (5.88%) Internet
4 1 (5.88%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) MySQL
2 1 (5.88%) MongoDB
2 1 (5.88%) NoSQL
2 1 (5.88%) Redis
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Jenkins
1 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) Desktop Support
2 3 (17.65%) Team Leader
2 3 (17.65%) PC Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Desktop Team Leader
3 2 (11.76%) Desktop Support Team Leader
3 2 (11.76%) Field Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Support Team Leader
3 2 (11.76%) PC Support
3 2 (11.76%) PC Support Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Systems Support
3 2 (11.76%) Field Service Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Support Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Support Specialist
4 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (5.88%) Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (5.88%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) Flash
2 1 (5.88%) HTML
2 1 (5.88%) CSS
2 1 (5.88%) FreeSWITCH
2 1 (5.88%) beanstalkd
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Clustering
1 2 (11.76%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.88%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (58.82%) Windows 7
3 7 (41.18%) Windows XP
4 4 (23.53%) Mac OS X
5 3 (17.65%) Android
6 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (11.76%) Linux
7 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (5.88%) Fedora
7 1 (5.88%) Apple iOS
7 1 (5.88%) CentOS
7 1 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (5.88%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (17.65%) Process Management
1 3 (17.65%) Line Management
2 2 (11.76%) Network Load Balancing
2 2 (11.76%) ITIL
3 1 (5.88%) Configuration Management
3 1 (5.88%) Migration
3 1 (5.88%) Incident Management
3 1 (5.88%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) SQL
2 1 (5.88%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) MCP
1 1 (5.88%) MCSE
1 1 (5.88%) MCSA
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (52.94%) Active Directory
2 3 (17.65%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (11.76%) BitLocker
3 2 (11.76%) Hyper-V
3 2 (11.76%) vSphere
3 2 (11.76%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (5.88%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 2 (11.76%) SCCM
1 2 (11.76%) SCOM
2 1 (5.88%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (64.71%) Microsoft
2 6 (35.29%) Apple
3 4 (23.53%) Symantec
3 4 (23.53%) VMware
4 2 (11.76%) Citrix
4 2 (11.76%) NetApp
4 2 (11.76%) Lotus
4 2 (11.76%) Websense
5 1 (5.88%) Remedy
5 1 (5.88%) Red Hat
5 1 (5.88%) Percona
Addlestone, Surrey
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Rate: £13 - £16 Per Hour
Posted: 5 days ago
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Brightred Resourcing
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 26 days ago