Period
to 23 January 2018

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 6 months to 23 January 2018 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
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 20 29 30
Rank change year-on-year +9 +1 +14
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 7 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Guildford 3.50% 1.75% 1.45%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.33% 5.41% 4.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 3
Guildford median daily rate £139 £281 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -50.67% -19.64% +52.17%
Surrey median daily rate £150 £145 £275
% change year-on-year +3.45% -47.27% +29.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Guildford median hourly rate £17.50 £27.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.36% - -
Surrey median hourly rate £16.00 £12.75 £15.25
% change year-on-year +25.49% -16.39% +8.93%

Windows 8 is in the Operating Systems category. The following 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.

All Operating Systems
Guildford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 75 74 74
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Guildford 37.50% 32.46% 35.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 43 35
Guildford median daily rate £363 £375 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.33% +20.00% -19.35%
10th Percentile £121 £205 £200
90th Percentile £513 £488 £453
Surrey median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 12 12
Guildford median hourly rate £15.25 £15.13 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.83% -60.97% +158.33%
10th Percentile £12.55 £12.33 £11.90
90th Percentile £19.75 £47.01 £42.50
Surrey median hourly rate £21.25 £19.50 £21.25
% change year-on-year +8.97% -8.24% +21.43%

Windows 8
Job Vacancy Trend in Guildford

Job postings citing Windows 8 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Guildford.

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

Windows 8
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows 8 in Guildford

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, 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 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
3 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
3 4 (57.14%) Migration
4 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (42.86%) Time Management
4 3 (42.86%) Data Migration
5 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (28.57%) Windows 2000 Server
5 2 (28.57%) Skype for Business
5 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (28.57%) Office 365
5 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (28.57%) Skype
5 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
5 2 (28.57%) Windows 10
5 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
5 2 (28.57%) Samsung
6 1 (14.29%) HP
6 1 (14.29%) LAN
6 1 (14.29%) WAN
6 1 (14.29%) AirWatch
6 1 (14.29%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (14.29%) Smartphone

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 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
1 2 (28.57%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Skype
2 1 (14.29%) LAN
2 1 (14.29%) WAN
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Support Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Desktop Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Desktop Support
2 3 (42.86%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Senior Desktop Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Senior Desktop Support
2 3 (42.86%) Senior Desktop Support Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Senior Support Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) 1st Line Support
3 2 (28.57%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Support Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 1 (14.29%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Help Desk Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Service Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Service Desk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (28.57%) Windows 10
2 2 (28.57%) Windows 2000 Server
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Migration
2 3 (42.86%) Data Migration
2 3 (42.86%) Time Management
3 1 (14.29%) Mobile Device Management
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Samsung
3 1 (14.29%) HP