Period
to 21 July 2017

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 21 July 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
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 30 32 37
Rank change year-on-year +2 +5 0
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 2 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Guildford 0.86% 0.41% 0.57%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.64% 0.99% 2.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Guildford median daily rate - £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +150.00%
Surrey median daily rate £128 £225 £365
% change year-on-year -43.33% -38.36% +204.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Guildford median hourly rate £11.50 - -
Surrey median hourly rate £13.25 £14.50 £16.25
% change year-on-year -8.62% -10.77% +12.07%

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 55 101 68
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Guildford 23.61% 41.56% 19.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 57 38
Guildford median daily rate £425 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +15.38% -3.70%
10th Percentile £148 £167 £266
90th Percentile £514 £450 £400
Surrey median daily rate £425 £413 £375
% change year-on-year +3.03% +10.00% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 21 7
Guildford median hourly rate £13.00 £40.00 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -67.50% +153.97% -7.35%
10th Percentile £11.80 £11.81 £12.45
90th Percentile £16.20 £48.75 £30.05
Surrey median hourly rate £17.25 £40.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year -56.88% +153.97% -7.35%

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

For the 6 months to 21 July 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%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Advertising
2 1 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) ServiceNow
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 10

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 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
General
1 1 (50.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) IT Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) IT Support
2 1 (50.00%) IT Support Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Service Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
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%) ServiceNow