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 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 85 86 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 13 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.86% 0.23% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.13% 0.84% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Average daily rate
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£195 £160 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.87% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £249 £300 £285
% change year-on-year
-17.08% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £14.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.25 -
% change year-on-year
-8.19% -
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
415 356 310
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 27.43% 26.87% 24.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 214 149
Average daily rate £360 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £180 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 44 56
Average hourly rate £16.58 £16.50 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.48% -28.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.75 £36.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.73% -11.76%

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 24 October 2014.

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 24 October 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Dorking - 2 - - 2
Egham - 1 - - 1
Farnham - - - -
Godalming - - - -
Redhill - - - -
Reigate - - - - 2
Weybridge - - - -
Woking - - - -
Windows 8
South East

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 25 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (76.00%) Active Directory
3 17 (68.00%) Microsoft
4 15 (60.00%) MS Office
4 15 (60.00%) Windows 7
5 13 (52.00%) VMware
6 11 (44.00%) Citrix
6 11 (44.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 9 (36.00%) ITIL
8 8 (32.00%) MS Excel
9 7 (28.00%) Windows XP
9 7 (28.00%) MS Exchange
9 7 (28.00%) DNS
9 7 (28.00%) Symantec
9 7 (28.00%) XenApp
10 6 (24.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (24.00%) Terminal Services
10 6 (24.00%) Firewall
10 6 (24.00%) Cisco
10 6 (24.00%) SAN
11 5 (20.00%) Backup Exec
11 5 (20.00%) Norton AntiVirus
11 5 (20.00%) Veeam
11 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (16.00%) Thin Client
12 4 (16.00%) Fat Client
12 4 (16.00%) Blackberry
12 4 (16.00%) WAN
13 3 (12.00%) DHCP
13 3 (12.00%) SLA

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 7 (28.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (8.00%) Lync
2 2 (8.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.00%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 15 (60.00%) MS Office
2 8 (32.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (28.00%) DNS
2 6 (24.00%) SAN
2 6 (24.00%) Firewall
3 4 (16.00%) WAN
4 3 (12.00%) DHCP
4 3 (12.00%) Internet
5 2 (8.00%) NAS
5 2 (8.00%) TCP/IP
5 2 (8.00%) VPN
6 1 (4.00%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (4.00%) MSI
General
1 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (4.00%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 7 (28.00%) Support Engineer
1 7 (28.00%) Service Desk Engineer
2 5 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (12.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Desktop Support
3 3 (12.00%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Systems Support
5 1 (4.00%) Technical Support
5 1 (4.00%) Applications Packager
5 1 (4.00%) Technical Support Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Mobile Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Architect
5 1 (4.00%) Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Server Support
5 1 (4.00%) Support Specialist
5 1 (4.00%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (4.00%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) Apache Cordova
2 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (4.00%) HTML
2 1 (4.00%) .NET
2 1 (4.00%) CSS
2 1 (4.00%) XSLT
2 1 (4.00%) Application Packaging
2 1 (4.00%) WPF
2 1 (4.00%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Thin Client
1 4 (16.00%) Blackberry
1 4 (16.00%) Fat Client
2 2 (8.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.00%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (4.00%) iPad
3 1 (4.00%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 25 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (60.00%) Windows 7
3 7 (28.00%) Windows XP
4 6 (24.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (8.00%) Windows Phone
6 2 (8.00%) Android
6 2 (8.00%) Mac OS X
6 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (4.00%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (4.00%) Apple iOS
7 1 (4.00%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) ITIL
2 3 (12.00%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (8.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (4.00%) Asset Management
4 1 (4.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (4.00%) Software Distribution
4 1 (4.00%) Mobile Application Development
4 1 (4.00%) MVC
4 1 (4.00%) IT Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.00%) VBScript
2 1 (4.00%) VB
2 1 (4.00%) XAML
2 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (8.00%) MCP
2 2 (8.00%) MCSE
3 1 (4.00%) MCTS
3 1 (4.00%) MCITP
3 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (76.00%) Active Directory
2 11 (44.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (28.00%) XenApp
4 6 (24.00%) Terminal Services
5 2 (8.00%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (4.00%) Hyper-V
6 1 (4.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (20.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 5 (20.00%) Backup Exec
2 2 (8.00%) SCCM
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 1 (4.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (4.00%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 17 (68.00%) Microsoft
2 13 (52.00%) VMware
3 11 (44.00%) Citrix
4 7 (28.00%) Symantec
5 6 (24.00%) Cisco
6 5 (20.00%) Veeam
7 3 (12.00%) Apple
8 2 (8.00%) Telerik
8 2 (8.00%) Kaseya
9 1 (4.00%) ServiceNow
9 1 (4.00%) Oracle
9 1 (4.00%) CA
9 1 (4.00%) Remedy
9 1 (4.00%) AppSense
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