The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Surrey region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 78 80 90
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +10
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 10 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.79% 0.16% 0.069%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.18% 0.57% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Average daily rate
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£120 £478 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-74.86% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £325 £500
% change year-on-year
-23.07% -35.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £19.75 -
% change year-on-year
-26.58% -
Operating Systems Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
314 352 352
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 24.69% 27.89% 24.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 189 138
Average daily rate £320 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £200 £167
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 64 69
Average hourly rate £15.75 £16.78 £34.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.13% -51.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -7.42%
Windows 8
South East

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 31 July 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 31 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 - 3 - - 1
Redhill - 2 £120 - 1
Staines - 1 - -
Woking - 1 £300 -
Camberley - - - -
Weybridge - - - -
Reigate - - - - 2
Godalming - - - - 1
Guildford - - - -
Leatherhead - - - -
Windows 8
South East

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 24 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 18 (75.00%) Windows 7
3 16 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 13 (54.17%) MS Office
5 12 (50.00%) ITIL
6 9 (37.50%) Citrix
6 9 (37.50%) VMware
7 7 (29.17%) VMware Infrastructure
8 6 (25.00%) Firewall
8 6 (25.00%) Cisco
9 5 (20.83%) MS Exchange
9 5 (20.83%) SAN
9 5 (20.83%) MS Excel
9 5 (20.83%) SCCM
10 4 (16.67%) XenApp
10 4 (16.67%) Veeam
10 4 (16.67%) Backup Exec
10 4 (16.67%) Symantec
10 4 (16.67%) Norton AntiVirus
10 4 (16.67%) Windows XP
11 3 (12.50%) HP
11 3 (12.50%) Blackberry
11 3 (12.50%) Thin Client
11 3 (12.50%) Service Delivery
11 3 (12.50%) Fat Client
11 3 (12.50%) LANDesk
11 3 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
12 2 (8.33%) ServiceNow
12 2 (8.33%) WSUS

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (20.83%) MS Exchange
2 3 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (4.17%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (4.17%) Lync
Applications
1 13 (54.17%) MS Office
2 5 (20.83%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.17%) Google Apps
1 1 (4.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (25.00%) Firewall
2 5 (20.83%) SAN
3 2 (8.33%) TCP/IP
3 2 (8.33%) VPN
3 2 (8.33%) DNS
3 2 (8.33%) NAS
4 1 (4.17%) SSL
4 1 (4.17%) DHCP
4 1 (4.17%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MSI
General
1 1 (4.17%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 6 (25.00%) Service Desk Engineer
2 5 (20.83%) Support Engineer
2 5 (20.83%) Desktop Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Desktop Support
4 3 (12.50%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Support Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (4.17%) Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Service Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Technical Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Services Delivery Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) IT Support
6 1 (4.17%) Technical Support
6 1 (4.17%) Applications Packager
6 1 (4.17%) Help Desk Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) 1st Line Support
6 1 (4.17%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) Web Services
1 1 (4.17%) Application Packaging
1 1 (4.17%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Thin Client
1 3 (12.50%) Blackberry
1 3 (12.50%) Fat Client
2 1 (4.17%) iPad
2 1 (4.17%) Smartphone
2 1 (4.17%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 24 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (75.00%) Windows 7
3 4 (16.67%) Windows XP
4 2 (8.33%) Mac OS X
4 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (4.17%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (50.00%) ITIL
2 3 (12.50%) Service Delivery
3 1 (4.17%) Incident Management
3 1 (4.17%) Software Distribution
3 1 (4.17%) Project Management
3 1 (4.17%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.33%) VBScript
1 2 (8.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.17%) VB
2 1 (4.17%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) MCSE
1 2 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.17%) MCP
2 1 (4.17%) MCITP
2 1 (4.17%) CCNA
System Software
1 18 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (29.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (16.67%) XenApp
4 2 (8.33%) XenDesktop
4 2 (8.33%) Terminal Services
4 2 (8.33%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (4.17%) Hyper-V
5 1 (4.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (20.83%) SCCM
2 4 (16.67%) Norton AntiVirus
2 4 (16.67%) Backup Exec
3 2 (8.33%) WSUS
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 16 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 9 (37.50%) Citrix
2 9 (37.50%) VMware
3 6 (25.00%) Cisco
4 4 (16.67%) Symantec
4 4 (16.67%) Veeam
5 3 (12.50%) LANDesk
5 3 (12.50%) HP
6 2 (8.33%) Apple
6 2 (8.33%) ServiceNow
7 1 (4.17%) NETGEAR
7 1 (4.17%) Toshiba
7 1 (4.17%) AppSense
7 1 (4.17%) Google
7 1 (4.17%) Oracle
7 1 (4.17%) Dell
7 1 (4.17%) Nortel
Dorking, Surrey
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £12.00 - £16.00 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago