The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Guildford 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 23 April 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 / Guildford
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Guildford 0.84% - -
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.00% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £165 £178 £208
% change year-on-year -7.04% -14.45%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year -9.09% +10.00%  

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 Guildford with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Guildford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 25 70 31
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Guildford 21.01% 46.05% 14.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 38 17
Median daily rate £450 £375 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% +20.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £185 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £473 £384
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £363 £340
% change year-on-year +6.20% +6.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 15 3
Median hourly rate £13.50 £19.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.94% +31.03%  
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 Guildford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Guildford 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 Guildford

Windows 8
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows 8 in Guildford

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 Guildford region with a requirement for Windows 8.

1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) ServiceNow
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Mac OS X
2 1 (50.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) Advertising
2 1 (50.00%) Games
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008

Windows 8
Co-occurring IT Skills in Guildford 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%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) DHCP
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) Wireless
General
1 1 (50.00%) Advertising
1 1 (50.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Desktop Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Desktop Support
1 1 (50.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) IT Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) IT Support
1 1 (50.00%) IT Support Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Support Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 10
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Mac OS X
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) ServiceNow
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