The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 8 skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Sussex 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 August 2015 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 53 41 -
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 9 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 1.65% 0.27% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.47% 0.88% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Average daily rate
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£200 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-46.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £218 £288 £325
% change year-on-year
-24.34% -11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £14.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+16.07% -39.13%
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 West Sussex region.

Operating Systems Category
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
139 113 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 25.55% 30.62% 24.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 58 45
Average daily rate £330 £220 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -35.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £120 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £363 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 29 27
Average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £23.21
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% -33.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.80 £12.50 £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £19.99 £45.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

Windows 8
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows 8 across the West Sussex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows 8 Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

Windows 8
Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows 8 across the West Sussex region.

Windows 8 Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

Windows 8
Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows 8 across the West Sussex region.

Windows 8 Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

Windows 8
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

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 West Sussex region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015. 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
Crawley - 3 - - 2
Horsham - 1 £200 -
Worthing - 1 £300 -
Windows 8
South East

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex 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 8 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 7 (58.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (58.33%) Windows XP
3 7 (58.33%) MS Exchange
3 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
4 6 (50.00%) Office 365
4 6 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (50.00%) MS Office
4 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (25.00%) VMware
6 3 (25.00%) French Language
7 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
7 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
8 1 (8.33%) SQL
8 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
8 1 (8.33%) Linux
8 1 (8.33%) IBM Notes
8 1 (8.33%) MCSE
8 1 (8.33%) SAN
8 1 (8.33%) Lotus
8 1 (8.33%) Thin Client
8 1 (8.33%) Terminal Services
8 1 (8.33%) WAN
8 1 (8.33%) DHCP
8 1 (8.33%) DNS
8 1 (8.33%) Cisco
8 1 (8.33%) vSphere
8 1 (8.33%) XenApp

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex 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 7 (58.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (8.33%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 6 (50.00%) MS Office
2 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) WAN
1 1 (8.33%) DHCP
1 1 (8.33%) DNS
1 1 (8.33%) SAN
1 1 (8.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (25.00%) French Language
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (16.67%) Help Desk Support
5 1 (8.33%) Team Leader
5 1 (8.33%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Help Desk Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Test Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Deployment Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Test Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Manager
5 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) IT Support
5 1 (8.33%) Help Desk Support Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Deployment Team Leader
5 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Thin Client
1 1 (8.33%) Fat Client
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (58.33%) Windows XP
2 7 (58.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
6 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (8.33%) Project Management
1 1 (8.33%) Migration
1 1 (8.33%) Asset Management
1 1 (8.33%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
1 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (8.33%) MCSE
System Software
1 8 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) Terminal Services
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (8.33%) XenApp
2 1 (8.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) SCCM
1 1 (8.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco
3 1 (8.33%) Citrix
3 1 (8.33%) Lotus