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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows 8 over the 3 months to 26 August 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
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank - 55 43
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 0 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex - 1.65% 0.27%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 6.08% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
Median daily rate - £200 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -46.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £188 £200 £281
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -28.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Median hourly rate - £16.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £16.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +17.85%
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
134 148 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 18.69% 27.16% 30.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 78 60
Median daily rate £365 £336 £220
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.55% +52.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £120 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £431 £363
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 18 29
Median hourly rate £32.50 £16.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+96.96% +6.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £50.00 £18.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Windows 8
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Sussex 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 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 26 August 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for Windows 8.

1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (71.43%) Windows 7
4 4 (57.14%) Firewall
4 4 (57.14%) CISSP
4 4 (57.14%) SSCP
4 4 (57.14%) E-Commerce
4 4 (57.14%) ISMS
4 4 (57.14%) PCI DSS
4 4 (57.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (57.14%) Qualys
4 4 (57.14%) Vulnerability Management
4 4 (57.14%) Splunk
4 4 (57.14%) Change Control
4 4 (57.14%) BitLocker
4 4 (57.14%) SANS
4 4 (57.14%) Security Auditing
5 3 (42.86%) Email Filtering
5 3 (42.86%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (42.86%) Mimecast
5 3 (42.86%) SIEM
5 3 (42.86%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (42.86%) SCCM
5 3 (42.86%) WSUS
5 3 (42.86%) Information Security
5 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
6 2 (28.57%) MS Office

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex 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 1 (14.29%) Apache
1 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
2 2 (28.57%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Analyst
2 4 (57.14%) IT Analyst
2 4 (57.14%) IT Security Analyst
2 4 (57.14%) Security Analyst
3 3 (42.86%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (28.57%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 2 (28.57%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 2 (28.57%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (28.57%) 2nd Line Technical Support
4 2 (28.57%) 2nd Line Technical Support Engineer
4 2 (28.57%) CISSP Analyst
4 2 (28.57%) Support Engineer
4 2 (28.57%) Technical Engineer
4 2 (28.57%) Technical Support
4 2 (28.57%) Technical Support Engineer
5 1 (14.29%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (14.29%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (14.29%) Operational Security Analyst
5 1 (14.29%) Security Operations Analyst
5 1 (14.29%) Splunk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Cyberthreat
2 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (71.43%) Windows 7
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Change Control
1 4 (57.14%) E-Commerce
1 4 (57.14%) ISMS
1 4 (57.14%) Security Auditing
1 4 (57.14%) Vulnerability Management
2 3 (42.86%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (42.86%) Email Filtering
2 3 (42.86%) Information Security
2 3 (42.86%) Kalman Filter
2 3 (42.86%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) CISSP
1 4 (57.14%) SANS
1 4 (57.14%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (57.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (57.14%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (57.14%) BitLocker
3 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V
3 2 (28.57%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) SCCM
1 3 (42.86%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Qualys
1 4 (57.14%) Splunk
2 2 (28.57%) VMware