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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 78 79 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 17 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 1.11% 0.70% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.47% 2.96% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 0
Average daily rate
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£219 £160 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.87% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £203 £323 £300
% change year-on-year
-37.20% +7.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Average hourly rate £14.50 £18.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.44% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £13.75 -
% change year-on-year
+1.81% -
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
380 304 354
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 24.80% 23.51% 26.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 175 194
Average daily rate £350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £180 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.20% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 44 53
Average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.25 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.75 £31.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -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 18 December 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 18 December 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
Guildford - 2 £230 -
Cobham - 1 - -
Reigate - 1 - -
Staines - - - -
Weybridge - - - -
Woking - - - -
Dorking - - - - 1
Egham - - - -
Esher - - - -
Farnham - - - -
Redhill - - - -
Windows 8
South East

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 16 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 15 (62.50%) Active Directory
4 13 (54.17%) MS Office
5 12 (50.00%) Windows 7
6 10 (41.67%) VMware
7 9 (37.50%) MS Excel
7 9 (37.50%) Windows XP
8 8 (33.33%) MS Exchange
8 8 (33.33%) Apple
9 7 (29.17%) VMware Infrastructure
9 7 (29.17%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (29.17%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (25.00%) Blackberry
10 6 (25.00%) Symantec
10 6 (25.00%) DNS
10 6 (25.00%) Citrix
11 5 (20.83%) SLA
11 5 (20.83%) WAN
11 5 (20.83%) ITIL
11 5 (20.83%) Terminal Services
11 5 (20.83%) XenApp
12 4 (16.67%) Lync
12 4 (16.67%) Android
12 4 (16.67%) Mac OS X
13 3 (12.50%) DHCP
13 3 (12.50%) TCP/IP
13 3 (12.50%) VPN
13 3 (12.50%) Telecoms
13 3 (12.50%) Process Management

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 8 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 4 (16.67%) Lync
3 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
4 1 (4.17%) Apache
4 1 (4.17%) nginx
Applications
1 13 (54.17%) MS Office
2 9 (37.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Office 365
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (25.00%) DNS
2 5 (20.83%) WAN
3 3 (12.50%) DHCP
3 3 (12.50%) TCP/IP
3 3 (12.50%) VPN
3 3 (12.50%) Internet
4 2 (8.33%) Firewall
4 2 (8.33%) LAN
4 2 (8.33%) SAN
5 1 (4.17%) IPv6
5 1 (4.17%) DSL
5 1 (4.17%) IP Telephony
5 1 (4.17%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) MySQL
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.17%) Redis
1 1 (4.17%) MongoDB
1 1 (4.17%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Visual Studio
1 1 (4.17%) Jenkins
1 1 (4.17%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 2 (8.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.17%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 8 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 7 (29.17%) Desktop Support
3 5 (20.83%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (16.67%) Desktop Engineer
4 4 (16.67%) Systems Support
5 3 (12.50%) Support Specialist
5 3 (12.50%) Team Leader
5 3 (12.50%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 3 (12.50%) Desktop Team Leader
5 3 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) PC Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) PC Support Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Desktop Support Team Leader
6 2 (8.33%) Support Team Leader
6 2 (8.33%) PC Support
6 2 (8.33%) Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Graduate
7 1 (4.17%) 3rd Line Support
7 1 (4.17%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) Apache Cordova
1 2 (8.33%) CSS
1 2 (8.33%) HTML
2 1 (4.17%) .NET
2 1 (4.17%) XSLT
2 1 (4.17%) WPF
2 1 (4.17%) PhoneGap
2 1 (4.17%) FreeSWITCH
2 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Blackberry
2 3 (12.50%) Thin Client
2 3 (12.50%) Fat Client
3 2 (8.33%) Mobile App
4 1 (4.17%) SecurID
4 1 (4.17%) Smartphone
4 1 (4.17%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (4.17%) iPad
4 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 24 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 9 (37.50%) Windows XP
4 7 (29.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (29.17%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (16.67%) Android
5 4 (16.67%) Mac OS X
6 2 (8.33%) Windows Phone
6 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (4.17%) Linux
7 1 (4.17%) Fedora
7 1 (4.17%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (4.17%) Windows Phone 8
7 1 (4.17%) CentOS
7 1 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (4.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.83%) ITIL
2 3 (12.50%) Process Management
2 3 (12.50%) Line Management
3 2 (8.33%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (4.17%) Migration
4 1 (4.17%) MVC
4 1 (4.17%) Service Delivery
4 1 (4.17%) Configuration Management
4 1 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (4.17%) Asset Management
4 1 (4.17%) Incident Management
4 1 (4.17%) Mobile Application Development
4 1 (4.17%) DevOps
4 1 (4.17%) IT Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.17%) PHP
2 1 (4.17%) C#
2 1 (4.17%) XAML
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (8.33%) MCP
2 1 (4.17%) MCSE
2 1 (4.17%) MCTS
2 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.83%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 7 (29.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (20.83%) Terminal Services
3 5 (20.83%) XenApp
4 1 (4.17%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 3 (12.50%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 2 (8.33%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (8.33%) Backup Exec
3 1 (4.17%) ARCserve
3 1 (4.17%) WSUS
3 1 (4.17%) Puppet
Vendors
1 16 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 10 (41.67%) VMware
3 8 (33.33%) Apple
4 6 (25.00%) Symantec
4 6 (25.00%) Citrix
5 2 (8.33%) Kaseya
5 2 (8.33%) Veeam
5 2 (8.33%) Telerik
5 2 (8.33%) Cisco
6 1 (4.17%) CA
6 1 (4.17%) Red Hat
6 1 (4.17%) Websense
6 1 (4.17%) Remedy
6 1 (4.17%) ServiceNow
6 1 (4.17%) GFI Software
6 1 (4.17%) Trend Micro
6 1 (4.17%) Percona
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