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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 83 84 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 7 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.53% 0.15% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.03% 0.55% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Average daily rate
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£200 £478 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-58.11% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £289 £325 £280
% change year-on-year
-11.15% +16.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £14.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.25 £23.00 -
% change year-on-year
-38.04% -
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
344 364 317
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 25.81% 27.43% 24.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 215 127
Average daily rate £325 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £180 £177
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 47 65
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.20 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% -29.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £24.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.51% -8.82%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 - - 5
Egham - 2 - - 2
Woking - 1 £300 - 1
Camberley - - - -
Godalming - - - - 1
Guildford - - - -
Redhill - - - - 1
Reigate - - - - 1
Staines - - - -
Weybridge - - - -
Windows 8
South East

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 22 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (81.82%) Active Directory
3 15 (68.18%) Microsoft
4 14 (63.64%) Windows 7
5 13 (59.09%) MS Office
6 11 (50.00%) ITIL
6 11 (50.00%) VMware
7 9 (40.91%) Citrix
7 9 (40.91%) VMware Infrastructure
8 7 (31.82%) Cisco
8 7 (31.82%) SAN
8 7 (31.82%) Firewall
8 7 (31.82%) Symantec
9 6 (27.27%) Norton AntiVirus
9 6 (27.27%) Backup Exec
9 6 (27.27%) Windows XP
9 6 (27.27%) Veeam
10 5 (22.73%) XenApp
10 5 (22.73%) Fat Client
10 5 (22.73%) MS Exchange
10 5 (22.73%) MS Excel
10 5 (22.73%) Thin Client
11 4 (18.18%) Terminal Services
11 4 (18.18%) DNS
11 4 (18.18%) Kalman Filter
12 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (13.64%) Blackberry
12 3 (13.64%) Service Delivery
12 3 (13.64%) SLA
12 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 5 (22.73%) MS Exchange
2 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (4.55%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (4.55%) Lync
3 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (59.09%) MS Office
2 5 (22.73%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (31.82%) SAN
1 7 (31.82%) Firewall
2 4 (18.18%) DNS
3 2 (9.09%) NAS
4 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
4 1 (4.55%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MSI
General
1 1 (4.55%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Service Desk Engineer
2 6 (27.27%) Support Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) Desktop Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) Desktop Support
4 3 (13.64%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Technical Support Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Technical Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Services Delivery Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Systems Support Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Service Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Server Support
6 1 (4.55%) Systems Support
6 1 (4.55%) Support Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Fat Client
1 5 (22.73%) Thin Client
2 3 (13.64%) Blackberry
3 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.55%) iPad
4 1 (4.55%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (4.55%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 22 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (63.64%) Windows 7
3 6 (27.27%) Windows XP
4 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (4.55%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (50.00%) ITIL
2 4 (18.18%) Kalman Filter
3 3 (13.64%) Service Delivery
4 1 (4.55%) IT Asset Management
4 1 (4.55%) Software Distribution
4 1 (4.55%) Service Management
4 1 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (4.55%) Asset Management
4 1 (4.55%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
1 1 (4.55%) VBScript
1 1 (4.55%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (9.09%) MCP
2 2 (9.09%) MCSE
3 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.55%) MCTS
3 1 (4.55%) MCITP
3 1 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (4.55%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (81.82%) Active Directory
2 9 (40.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (22.73%) XenApp
4 4 (18.18%) Terminal Services
5 2 (9.09%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (4.55%) XenDesktop
6 1 (4.55%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (27.27%) Norton AntiVirus
1 6 (27.27%) Backup Exec
2 2 (9.09%) SCCM
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 1 (4.55%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 15 (68.18%) Microsoft
2 11 (50.00%) VMware
3 9 (40.91%) Citrix
4 7 (31.82%) Cisco
4 7 (31.82%) Symantec
5 6 (27.27%) Veeam
6 2 (9.09%) Kaseya
6 2 (9.09%) ServiceNow
7 1 (4.55%) LANDesk
7 1 (4.55%) AppSense
7 1 (4.55%) Remedy
7 1 (4.55%) Oracle
7 1 (4.55%) CA
7 1 (4.55%) Apple
7 1 (4.55%) HP