Period
to 11 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey 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 11 December 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
South East > Surrey
6 months to
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 160 133 108
Rank change year-on-year -27 -25 +28
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 5 16 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.15% 0.57% 0.99%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.88% 2.24% 3.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 13
Surrey median daily rate £125 £158 £150
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.63% +5.00% -41.18%
10th Percentile £115 £128 £117
90th Percentile £193 £221 £329
South East median daily rate £190 £207 £165
% change year-on-year -7.99% +25.15% -48.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 4
Surrey median hourly rate - £15.50 £11.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +30.53% -5.00%
South East median hourly rate £16.00 £16.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year -4.48% +11.67% -6.25%

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 Surrey with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Surrey
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 568 715 652
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 16.92% 25.64% 29.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 341 442 407
Surrey median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £143 £147 £155
90th Percentile £588 £540 £525
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 64 71
Surrey median hourly rate £27.00 £17.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +54.29% -12.50% -2.44%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.83 £12.50
90th Percentile £51.00 £48.75 £45.09
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.38
% change year-on-year - +6.87% -10.53%

Windows 8
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows 8 in Surrey

Windows 8
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows 8 in Surrey

Windows 8
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows 8 in Surrey

Windows 8
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 8 within the Surrey region over the 6 months to 11 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Guildford -24 2 £185 +33.33% 1
Windows 8
South East

For the 6 months to 11 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Windows 8 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Surrey region with a requirement for Windows 8.

1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) Apple
2 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) LAN
2 3 (60.00%) WLAN
2 3 (60.00%) WAN
2 3 (60.00%) DNS
2 3 (60.00%) Smartphone
2 3 (60.00%) Android
2 3 (60.00%) iPhone
2 3 (60.00%) Apple iOS
2 3 (60.00%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (40.00%) Antivirus Management
3 2 (40.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (40.00%) Incident Management
3 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (40.00%) SLA
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (40.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL
3 2 (40.00%) Terminal Server
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (40.00%) Service Management
3 2 (40.00%) Firewall
3 2 (40.00%) ITSM
3 2 (40.00%) Replication
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 7

Windows 8
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) DNS
1 3 (60.00%) LAN
1 3 (60.00%) WAN
1 3 (60.00%) WLAN
2 2 (40.00%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Support Engineer
2 3 (60.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 3 (60.00%) Desktop Support
2 3 (60.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 3 (60.00%) IT Engineer
2 3 (60.00%) IT Support
2 3 (60.00%) IT Support Engineer
2 3 (60.00%) Service Desk Engineer
2 3 (60.00%) Service Desk Support
3 2 (40.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 2 (40.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (40.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) iPhone
1 3 (60.00%) Smartphone
2 2 (40.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Android
2 3 (60.00%) Apple iOS
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (40.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (20.00%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (40.00%) Antivirus Management
2 2 (40.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) ITSM
2 2 (40.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) Terminal Server
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) Apple