Period
to 23 February 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 23 February 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
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 134 112 130
Rank change year-on-year -22 +18 -11
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 18 15 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.61% 0.72% 0.46%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.88% 2.40% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 5
Surrey median daily rate £120 £133 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.43% -33.75% -8.68%
10th Percentile £114 £105 £148
90th Percentile £199 £289 £350
South East median daily rate £175 £190 £290
% change year-on-year -7.89% -34.48% +45.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 4
Surrey median hourly rate £16.00 £12.50 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.00% -18.03% +5.17%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.65 £12.48
90th Percentile £18.25 £24.18 £17.25
South East median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.25
% change year-on-year -5.71% +7.69% +20.37%

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 626 624 887
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 21.29% 30.03% 34.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 384 356 566
Surrey median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% - +8.47%
10th Percentile £131 £155 £190
90th Percentile £575 £538 £538
South East median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 74 79
Surrey median hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.41% -11.90% +27.27%
10th Percentile £12.78 £12.50 £11.20
90th Percentile £50.23 £41.85 £48.75
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +9.38% -15.79% +18.75%

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 February 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 +2 4 £120 -57.33%
Sunbury-on-Thames - 4 £114 -
Weybridge - 1 - - 1
Horley - 1 - -
Windows 8
South East

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 18 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (83.33%) Windows 7
3 9 (50.00%) LAN
3 9 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 8 (44.44%) Apple
4 8 (44.44%) WAN
5 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
5 7 (38.89%) Office 365
5 7 (38.89%) Windows 10
6 6 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
6 6 (33.33%) Windows XP
7 5 (27.78%) TCP/IP
7 5 (27.78%) VPN
7 5 (27.78%) Manufacturing
7 5 (27.78%) Migration
8 3 (16.67%) Apple iOS
8 3 (16.67%) Mobile Device Management
8 3 (16.67%) Time Management
8 3 (16.67%) Data Migration
8 3 (16.67%) Android
8 3 (16.67%) Smartphone
9 2 (11.11%) iPhone
9 2 (11.11%) Mac OS
9 2 (11.11%) DNS
9 2 (11.11%) IBM Notes
9 2 (11.11%) Lotus
9 2 (11.11%) WLAN
10 1 (5.56%) HP
10 1 (5.56%) Citrix
10 1 (5.56%) Blackberry

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 (11.11%) IBM Notes
2 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.56%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (38.89%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (50.00%) LAN
2 8 (44.44%) WAN
3 5 (27.78%) TCP/IP
3 5 (27.78%) VPN
4 2 (11.11%) DNS
4 2 (11.11%) WLAN
General
1 5 (27.78%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (77.78%) Support Engineer
2 10 (55.56%) Desktop Engineer
2 10 (55.56%) Desktop Support
3 9 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 9 (50.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 7 (38.89%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 7 (38.89%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 5 (27.78%) PC Engineer
5 5 (27.78%) PC Support
5 5 (27.78%) PC Support Engineer
6 4 (22.22%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 4 (22.22%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
6 4 (22.22%) LAN Engineer
6 4 (22.22%) LAN/WAN Engineer
6 4 (22.22%) Network Engineer
6 4 (22.22%) Network Support
6 4 (22.22%) Network Support Engineer
6 4 (22.22%) WAN Engineer
6 4 (22.22%) Windows Engineer
6 4 (22.22%) Windows Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Smartphone
2 2 (11.11%) iPhone
3 1 (5.56%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (83.33%) Windows 7
3 7 (38.89%) Windows 10
4 6 (33.33%) Windows XP
5 3 (16.67%) Android
5 3 (16.67%) Apple iOS
6 2 (11.11%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Migration
2 3 (16.67%) Data Migration
2 3 (16.67%) Mobile Device Management
2 3 (16.67%) Time Management
System Software
1 9 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) AirWatch
1 1 (5.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (44.44%) Apple
2 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
3 2 (11.11%) Lotus
4 1 (5.56%) Citrix
4 1 (5.56%) HP