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 3 months to 22 March 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows 8
South East / West Sussex
Rank - 65 58
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex - 0.17% 0.38%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 0.58% 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £150 £183 £165
% change year-on-year -17.80% +10.60%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £13.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £16.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year -15.15% +17.85%  

Windows 8 is in the operating system skills category. The next 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.

Contract Operating System Skills
West Sussex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 106 173 126
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 20.99% 30.09% 24.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 105 74
Median daily rate £413 £366 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.62% +4.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £210 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £364 £336
% change year-on-year +6.37% +8.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 18
Median hourly rate £52.50 £17.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +208.82% +17.24%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £17.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year -10.29% +9.67%  

Windows 8
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Sussex citing Windows 8 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows 8 in West Sussex.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows 8 in West Sussex