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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows 8 over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 72 90 86
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -4
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 16 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 1.37% 0.36% 0.52%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.03% 1.28% 1.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 3
Median daily rate £159 £375 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-57.60% +87.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £203 £192
10% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £375 £280
UK excluding London median daily rate £159 £225 £289
% change year-on-year
-29.33% -22.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 3
Median hourly rate £12.50 £12.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -10.71%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £15.43 £14.25
% change year-on-year
+3.71% +8.26%
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
318 391 359
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 27.32% 27.85% 26.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 228 185
Median daily rate £400 £368 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.84% +9.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £203 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 24 47
Median hourly rate £15.00 £35.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.14% +105.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.80 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £42.00 £48.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-6.06% -

Windows 8
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Surrey region citing Windows 8 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 27 September 2016.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows 8 across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016.

Windows 8 Hourly Rate Histogram in Surrey

Windows 8
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 8 within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Guildford +5 4 £275 -26.66% 2
Egham - 3 £145 -
Leatherhead - 3 £242 - 1
Addlestone - 2 - - 1
Woking - 1 - - 1
Windows 8
South East

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Windows 8 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Surrey region with a requirement for Windows 8.

1 24 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (79.17%) Windows 7
3 17 (70.83%) Active Directory
4 11 (45.83%) MS Office
5 10 (41.67%) Windows Server
6 9 (37.50%) Windows 10
7 8 (33.33%) Microsoft
8 7 (29.17%) VMware
8 7 (29.17%) SCCM
9 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (25.00%) Citrix
10 5 (20.83%) Lotus
10 5 (20.83%) IBM Notes
10 5 (20.83%) MS Excel
10 5 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
11 4 (16.67%) XenApp
11 4 (16.67%) Blackberry
11 4 (16.67%) Windows XP
11 4 (16.67%) MS Exchange
11 4 (16.67%) Cisco
11 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
12 3 (12.50%) Xerox
12 3 (12.50%) TCP/IP
12 3 (12.50%) Apple
12 3 (12.50%) LAN
12 3 (12.50%) WAN
12 3 (12.50%) ITIL
12 3 (12.50%) Finance
12 3 (12.50%) Intel

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (20.83%) IBM Notes
2 4 (16.67%) MS Exchange
3 3 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (12.50%) Skype for Business
4 1 (4.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (45.83%) MS Office
2 5 (20.83%) MS Excel
3 1 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (8.33%) Office 365
2 1 (4.17%) IaaS
2 1 (4.17%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.50%) LAN
1 3 (12.50%) TCP/IP
1 3 (12.50%) WAN
2 2 (8.33%) DHCP
2 2 (8.33%) VPN
3 1 (4.17%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (4.17%) DMZ
3 1 (4.17%) DNS
3 1 (4.17%) Ethernet
3 1 (4.17%) Extranet
3 1 (4.17%) Firewall
3 1 (4.17%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (4.17%) IPsec
3 1 (4.17%) MPLS
3 1 (4.17%) NetScaler
3 1 (4.17%) Network Security
3 1 (4.17%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (4.17%) VLAN
3 1 (4.17%) VoIP
3 1 (4.17%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MSI
General
1 3 (12.50%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.17%) Front Office
3 1 (4.17%) Legal
3 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.17%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 10 (41.67%) Support Engineer
2 8 (33.33%) Desktop Support
3 7 (29.17%) Desktop Engineer
3 7 (29.17%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 6 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (20.83%) Analyst
6 4 (16.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 4 (16.67%) IT Engineer
6 4 (16.67%) IT Support
6 4 (16.67%) IT Support Engineer
6 4 (16.67%) Service Analyst
6 4 (16.67%) Service Desk Analyst
7 3 (12.50%) Help Desk Support
8 2 (8.33%) 1st Line Support
8 2 (8.33%) 1st Line Support Analyst
8 2 (8.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
8 2 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 2 (8.33%) Network Engineer
8 2 (8.33%) Virtualisation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) X-Windows
2 1 (4.17%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Blackberry
2 2 (8.33%) BYOD
2 2 (8.33%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.33%) Driving Licence
3 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.17%) PKI
3 1 (4.17%) Smartphone
3 1 (4.17%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (4.17%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 24 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (79.17%) Windows 7
3 10 (41.67%) Windows Server
4 9 (37.50%) Windows 10
5 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (16.67%) Windows XP
7 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (8.33%) Android
9 1 (4.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (12.50%) ITIL
2 2 (8.33%) Information Security
2 2 (8.33%) Migration
3 1 (4.17%) Asset Management
3 1 (4.17%) Change Management
3 1 (4.17%) Information Security Management
3 1 (4.17%) Mentoring
3 1 (4.17%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2
3 1 (4.17%) Quality Management
3 1 (4.17%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (4.17%) Security Management
3 1 (4.17%) Service Management
3 1 (4.17%) Software Deployment
3 1 (4.17%) Ticket Management
3 1 (4.17%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.17%) SQL
2 1 (4.17%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) Degree
2 1 (4.17%) CCA
2 1 (4.17%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (4.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (4.17%) MCSE
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) SLA
2 1 (4.17%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 17 (70.83%) Active Directory
2 5 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (16.67%) XenApp
4 3 (12.50%) XenDesktop
5 2 (8.33%) vSphere
6 1 (4.17%) Hyper-V
6 1 (4.17%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (4.17%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 7 (29.17%) SCCM
2 2 (8.33%) Backup Exec
2 2 (8.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (4.17%) SCOM
3 1 (4.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 8 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 7 (29.17%) VMware
3 6 (25.00%) Citrix
4 5 (20.83%) Lotus
5 4 (16.67%) Cisco
6 3 (12.50%) Apple
6 3 (12.50%) Intel
6 3 (12.50%) Xerox
7 2 (8.33%) AppSense
7 2 (8.33%) Symantec
8 1 (4.17%) Avaya
8 1 (4.17%) Bloomberg
8 1 (4.17%) CheckPoint
8 1 (4.17%) FactSet
8 1 (4.17%) Oracle
8 1 (4.17%) Palo Alto
8 1 (4.17%) Remedy
8 1 (4.17%) Reuters
8 1 (4.17%) Wyse