Period
to 23 November 2017

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 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 > West Sussex
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 86 - 76
Rank change year-on-year - +76 -15
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 8 0 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 0.76% - 1.25%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.19% - 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 6
West Sussex median daily rate £373 - £250
10th Percentile £225 - £175
90th Percentile £494 - £375
South East median daily rate £225 £213 £300
% change year-on-year +5.88% -29.17% +36.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 8
West Sussex median hourly rate £21.50 - £16.00
10th Percentile £16.85 - £12.30
90th Percentile £25.95 - £17.50
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 West Sussex with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
West Sussex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 251 245 375
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 23.84% 19.29% 31.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 139 241
West Sussex median daily rate £413 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.01% +4.29% +18.64%
10th Percentile £110 £227 £163
90th Percentile £613 £507 £545
South East median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +6.67% +2.74% +7.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 23 35
West Sussex median hourly rate £45.00 £14.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +210.34% -14.71% +9.68%
10th Percentile £13.20 £10.29 £11.55
90th Percentile £50.25 £48.50 £45.50
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 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 Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows 8 in West Sussex over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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
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 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
Crawley - 4 £488 - 1
Horsham - 3 £275 -
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 West Sussex region with a requirement for Windows 8.

1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 6 (75.00%) Windows 10
3 5 (62.50%) Windows Server
3 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (62.50%) MS Exchange
3 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
4 4 (50.00%) HP
4 4 (50.00%) LAN
4 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (50.00%) ITIL
4 4 (50.00%) SCCM
4 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (50.00%) Office 365
4 4 (50.00%) VMware
4 4 (50.00%) VLAN
4 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (50.00%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (37.50%) Mimecast
5 3 (37.50%) Firewall
5 3 (37.50%) SonicWALL
5 3 (37.50%) Draytek
5 3 (37.50%) Hyper-V
5 3 (37.50%) XenServer
5 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (37.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (37.50%) PMP
5 3 (37.50%) PMI Certification
5 3 (37.50%) SAN

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 5 (62.50%) MS Exchange
2 3 (37.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (50.00%) Azure Active Directory
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (50.00%) Office 365
2 3 (37.50%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) LAN
1 4 (50.00%) VLAN
2 3 (37.50%) Firewall
2 3 (37.50%) SAN
2 3 (37.50%) WAN
3 1 (12.50%) Network Security
3 1 (12.50%) PBX
3 1 (12.50%) VoIP
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) IT Manager
2 3 (37.50%) IT Project Manager
2 3 (37.50%) Project Manager
2 3 (37.50%) Technical Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Technical Support
2 3 (37.50%) Technical Support Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) 3rd Line Technical Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) 3rd Line Technical Support
3 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
4 1 (12.50%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Technical Support
4 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Technical Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) VMWare Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 6 (75.00%) Windows 10
3 5 (62.50%) Windows Server
3 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (25.00%) Windows XP
5 1 (12.50%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) ITIL
2 3 (37.50%) PRINCE2
3 1 (12.50%) Application Discovery
3 1 (12.50%) Application Packaging
3 1 (12.50%) Asset Management
3 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Compatibility Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Matrix Organization
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) Project Planning
3 1 (12.50%) Virtual Infrastructure
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (37.50%) PMI Certification
1 3 (37.50%) PMP
1 3 (37.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) SLA
2 1 (12.50%) PMO
2 1 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (37.50%) Hyper-V
3 3 (37.50%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (12.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (12.50%) WSUS
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) HP
2 4 (50.00%) VMware
3 3 (37.50%) Cisco
3 3 (37.50%) Dell
3 3 (37.50%) Draytek
3 3 (37.50%) SonicWALL
4 1 (12.50%) BT
4 1 (12.50%) Citrix
4 1 (12.50%) Intel
4 1 (12.50%) NetApp