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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 88 80 87
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +7
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 10 10 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.83% 0.70% 0.38%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.26% 3.46% 1.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 0
Average daily rate £275 £219 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.57% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £175 £150 £303
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -50.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 3
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -15.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £14.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -12.50%
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
443 289 337
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 36.76% 20.24% 25.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 276 145 154
Average daily rate £388 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.81% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £189 £210 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +8.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 24 38
Average hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £16.16
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +23.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.30 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £24.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%

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 11 February 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
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 11 February 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
(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
Leatherhead -12 3 - - 1
Farnham - 2 - -
Guildford - 2 £350 - 2
Egham - 1 £160 -
Staines - 1 - -
Windows 8
South East

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (75.00%) Windows 7
3 6 (50.00%) MS Office
3 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 4 (33.33%) MS Exchange
4 4 (33.33%) Blackberry
5 3 (25.00%) Windows XP
5 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (25.00%) Intel
5 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (16.67%) Android
6 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (16.67%) Apple iOS
6 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (16.67%) Driving Licence
6 2 (16.67%) VoIP
6 2 (16.67%) VPN
6 2 (16.67%) SLA
6 2 (16.67%) ITIL
6 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
6 2 (16.67%) Back Office
6 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (16.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
7 1 (8.33%) VMware
7 1 (8.33%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (8.33%) CRM
7 1 (8.33%) Siebel

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 4 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (16.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (50.00%) MS Office
2 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) VoIP
1 2 (16.67%) VPN
2 1 (8.33%) DHCP
2 1 (8.33%) LAN
General
1 2 (16.67%) Back Office
2 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 3 (25.00%) Desktop Support
2 2 (16.67%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
2 2 (16.67%) Active Directory Support
2 2 (16.67%) Deskside Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Help Desk Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support Technician
3 1 (8.33%) Active Directory Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Citrix Support
3 1 (8.33%) Citrix Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Deskside Support
3 1 (8.33%) Desktop Technician
3 1 (8.33%) First Line Help Desk Support
3 1 (8.33%) LAN Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Blackberry
2 2 (16.67%) Driving Licence
3 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (8.33%) iPhone
3 1 (8.33%) Smartphone
3 1 (8.33%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (75.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (25.00%) Windows XP
4 2 (16.67%) Android
4 2 (16.67%) Apple iOS
4 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (8.33%) Mac OS X
5 1 (8.33%) Windows 10
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (8.33%) CRM
2 1 (8.33%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (8.33%) Software License Management
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Intel
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Altiris
2 1 (8.33%) Apple
2 1 (8.33%) Citrix
2 1 (8.33%) Siebel
2 1 (8.33%) VMware
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