The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Egham with a requirement for Windows 8 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Windows 8 over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Windows 8
Surrey / Egham
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Egham 11.11% - -
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.29% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £125 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £150 £180 £168
% change year-on-year -16.66% +7.46%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £16.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year -15.15% +17.85%  

Windows 8 is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Egham with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Egham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 7 4 8
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Egham 77.78% 28.57% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 5
Median daily rate £425 £300 £140
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +41.66% +114.28%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £365 £338
% change year-on-year +5.47% +8.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £12.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -17.24%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -7.57% +6.45%  

Windows 8
Job Vacancy Trend in Egham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Egham citing Windows 8 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Windows 8 in Egham

Windows 8
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Egham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Windows 8 in Egham.

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows 8 in Egham

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, 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 Egham region with a requirement for Windows 8.

1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) IBM Notes
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Lotus
1 2 (100.00%) Apple
1 2 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 2 (100.00%) Android
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 10

Windows 8
Co-occurring IT Skills in Egham 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 2 (100.00%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Desktop Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Desktop Support
1 2 (100.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Help Desk Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Help Desk Support
1 2 (100.00%) Help Desk Support Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) IT Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) IT Support
1 2 (100.00%) IT Support Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Service Desk Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Service Desk Support
1 2 (100.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Android
1 2 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 10
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (100.00%) Windows XP
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Apple
1 2 (100.00%) Lotus
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft