Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 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
South East > Surrey
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 129 116 125
Rank change year-on-year -13 +9 -9
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 15 17 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.54% 0.74% 0.47%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.07% 2.50% 1.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 6
Surrey median daily rate £166 £159 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.56% -53.58% +71.25%
10th Percentile £143 £143 £203
90th Percentile £226 £348 £464
South East median daily rate £225 £213 £300
% change year-on-year +5.88% -29.17% +36.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 3
Surrey median hourly rate £15.50 £11.88 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.53% -18.10% +1.75%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.54 £12.65
90th Percentile £18.00 £24.25 £18.95
South East median hourly rate £17.13 £15.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year +14.17% -10.45% +19.64%

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 726 680 799
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 26.00% 29.41% 29.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 436 440 487
Surrey median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £163 £155 £210
90th Percentile £539 £525 £488
South East median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +6.67% +2.74% +7.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 64 57
Surrey median hourly rate £17.50 £27.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.36% +52.78% +5.88%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.33 £11.55
90th Percentile £48.75 £45.73 £47.25
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £17.06 £19.00
% change year-on-year +2.58% -10.21% +20.79%

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 23 November 2017. 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 0 6 £158 -42.73% 1
Weybridge - 1 - -
Windows 8
South East

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 Surrey region with a requirement for Windows 8.

1 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (86.67%) Windows 7
3 10 (66.67%) Microsoft Office
4 8 (53.33%) Apple
4 8 (53.33%) LAN
5 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
5 7 (46.67%) Windows XP
5 7 (46.67%) WAN
6 6 (40.00%) Manufacturing
6 6 (40.00%) TCP/IP
6 6 (40.00%) VPN
6 6 (40.00%) Active Directory
7 4 (26.67%) Windows 10
7 4 (26.67%) Office 365
8 3 (20.00%) Time Management
8 3 (20.00%) Data Migration
8 3 (20.00%) Migration
9 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (13.33%) Skype
9 2 (13.33%) Samsung
9 2 (13.33%) Windows Server
9 2 (13.33%) Lotus
9 2 (13.33%) MS Exchange
9 2 (13.33%) IBM Notes
9 2 (13.33%) Android
9 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (13.33%) Windows 2000 Server
9 2 (13.33%) Apple iOS
9 2 (13.33%) Skype for Business

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 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (13.33%) IBM Notes
1 2 (13.33%) MS Exchange
1 2 (13.33%) Skype for Business
2 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.67%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 10 (66.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (26.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (53.33%) LAN
2 7 (46.67%) WAN
3 6 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 6 (40.00%) VPN
4 2 (13.33%) Skype
5 1 (6.67%) DNS
5 1 (6.67%) WLAN
General
1 6 (40.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (73.33%) Support Engineer
2 7 (46.67%) Desktop Engineer
2 7 (46.67%) Desktop Support
2 7 (46.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 6 (40.00%) PC Engineer
3 6 (40.00%) PC Support
3 6 (40.00%) PC Support Engineer
4 5 (33.33%) 1st Line Support
4 5 (33.33%) LAN Engineer
4 5 (33.33%) LAN/WAN Engineer
4 5 (33.33%) Network Engineer
4 5 (33.33%) Network Support
4 5 (33.33%) Network Support Engineer
4 5 (33.33%) WAN Engineer
4 5 (33.33%) Windows Engineer
4 5 (33.33%) Windows Support Engineer
5 4 (26.67%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 4 (26.67%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
5 4 (26.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 4 (26.67%) 2nd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Blackberry
1 1 (6.67%) iPhone
1 1 (6.67%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (86.67%) Windows 7
3 7 (46.67%) Windows XP
4 4 (26.67%) Windows 10
5 2 (13.33%) Android
5 2 (13.33%) Apple iOS
5 2 (13.33%) Windows 2000 Server
5 2 (13.33%) Windows Server
5 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (6.67%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) Data Migration
1 3 (20.00%) Migration
1 3 (20.00%) Time Management
2 1 (6.67%) Mobile Device Management
System Software
1 6 (40.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Apple
2 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (13.33%) Lotus
3 2 (13.33%) Samsung
4 1 (6.67%) Citrix