Period
to 15 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 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 15 November 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 > West Sussex
6 months to
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 96 88 -
Rank change year-on-year -8 - +81
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 9 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 0.78% 0.76% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.62% 3.16% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 0
West Sussex median daily rate £475 £373 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.52% - -
South East median daily rate £200 £214 £219
% change year-on-year -6.32% -2.40% -27.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 0
West Sussex median hourly rate £16.00 £21.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.58% - -
South East median hourly rate £16.00 £17.13 £15.00
% change year-on-year -6.57% +14.17% -10.45%

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 West Sussex with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
West Sussex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 343 253 253
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 29.83% 23.96% 19.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 144 141
West Sussex median daily rate £425 £405 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.94% +10.96% +4.29%
10th Percentile £150 £112 £224
90th Percentile £588 £609 £503
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 41 23
West Sussex median hourly rate £49.50 £45.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +100.00% +36.36%
10th Percentile £13.65 £13.00 £10.29
90th Percentile £51.00 £50.25 £48.50
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.03
% change year-on-year - +2.76% -5.39%

Windows 8
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows 8 in West Sussex

Windows 8
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows 8 in West Sussex

Windows 8
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows 8 in West Sussex

Windows 8
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in West Sussex

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows 8 in West Sussex over the 6 months to 15 November 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Windows 8 in West Sussex

Windows 8
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

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 West Sussex region over the 6 months to 15 November 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
Crawley +5 4 - -
Worthing - 4 - -
Gatwick - 1 £475 -
Windows 8
South East

For the 6 months to 15 November 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for Windows 8.

1 9 (100.00%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 9 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 7 (77.78%) MS Exchange
3 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (55.56%) Windows 10
4 4 (44.44%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (44.44%) Network Security
4 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (44.44%) Hyper-V
4 4 (44.44%) Office 365
4 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Office
5 3 (33.33%) ITIL
5 3 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 3 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
5 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
5 3 (33.33%) Cisco
5 3 (33.33%) Skype for Business
5 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (33.33%) F5
6 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
6 2 (22.22%) Line Management
6 2 (22.22%) SAN
6 2 (22.22%) Change Management
6 2 (22.22%) 3PAR
7 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
7 1 (11.11%) Clustering

Windows 8
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Sussex 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 7 (77.78%) MS Exchange
2 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (33.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (44.44%) Azure Active Directory
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (44.44%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) Network Security
2 3 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 3 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 2 (22.22%) SAN
4 1 (11.11%) DNS
4 1 (11.11%) LAN
4 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
4 1 (11.11%) VLAN
4 1 (11.11%) WAN
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) 1st/2nd Line Support
1 4 (44.44%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (11.11%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Configuration Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Implementation Specialist
2 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Network Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
2 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Server Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (11.11%) Clustering
1 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 5 (55.56%) Windows 10
2 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
5 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (22.22%) Change Management
2 2 (22.22%) Line Management
3 1 (11.11%) Analytical Thinking
3 1 (11.11%) Application Discovery
3 1 (11.11%) Application Packaging
3 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Compatibility Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Data Entry
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 1 (11.11%) IT Strategy
3 1 (11.11%) Matrix Organization
3 1 (11.11%) Network Load Balancing
3 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
3 1 (11.11%) Project Management
3 1 (11.11%) Project Planning
3 1 (11.11%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) PMI Certification
2 1 (11.11%) PMP
2 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) PMO
1 1 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 9 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (44.44%) Hyper-V
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (11.11%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (11.11%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (11.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 3 (33.33%) Cisco
2 3 (33.33%) F5
3 2 (22.22%) 3PAR
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle