Period
to 24 September 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 24 September 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
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 159 135 115
Rank change year-on-year -24 -20 +4
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 4 8 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.12% 0.31% 1.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.64% 1.14% 3.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 13
Surrey median daily rate £120 £158 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.81% -30.00% -38.36%
10th Percentile £115 £142 £143
90th Percentile £131 £183 £408
South East median daily rate £178 £183 £275
% change year-on-year -2.74% -33.64% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 6
Surrey median hourly rate £11.00 £15.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -29.03% +14.81% -6.90%
10th Percentile £10.50 £11.55 £10.56
90th Percentile £11.50 £16.25 £23.13
South East median hourly rate £12.50 £18.25 £14.50
% change year-on-year -31.51% +25.86% -9.38%

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 629 700 744
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 19.22% 26.92% 30.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 381 437 506
Surrey median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +13.33%
10th Percentile £158 £180 £175
90th Percentile £575 £528 £539
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.13% +5.26% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 57 53
Surrey median hourly rate £27.00 £21.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.58% -46.25% +122.22%
10th Percentile £12.09 £12.70 £11.45
90th Percentile £51.00 £47.50 £46.00
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

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 24 September 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
Sunbury-on-Thames - 1 £114 -
Weybridge - 1 - - 2
Windows 8
South East

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) Smartphone
2 3 (75.00%) Android
2 3 (75.00%) Apple iOS
2 3 (75.00%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 10
3 2 (50.00%) Office 365
3 2 (50.00%) iPhone
3 2 (50.00%) Mac OS
3 2 (50.00%) Apple
3 2 (50.00%) LAN
3 2 (50.00%) WLAN
3 2 (50.00%) WAN
3 2 (50.00%) DNS
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) Intel
4 1 (25.00%) Mac OS X
4 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (25.00%) Finance
4 1 (25.00%) Blackberry
4 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (25.00%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (25.00%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Office

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:

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) DNS
1 2 (50.00%) LAN
1 2 (50.00%) WAN
1 2 (50.00%) WLAN
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Desktop Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Desktop Support
1 3 (75.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
2 2 (50.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) IT Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) IT Support
2 2 (50.00%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Administration Assistant
3 1 (25.00%) Administrator
3 1 (25.00%) IT Administrator
3 1 (25.00%) IT Assistant
3 1 (25.00%) Service Desk Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Service Desk Support
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Smartphone
2 2 (50.00%) iPhone
3 1 (25.00%) Blackberry
3 1 (25.00%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Android
2 3 (75.00%) Apple iOS
3 2 (50.00%) Mac OS
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 10
4 1 (25.00%) Mac OS X
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Analysis
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Apple
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Intel