Period
to 22 February 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 22 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 > West Sussex
6 months to
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 87 - 74
Rank change year-on-year - +74 -2
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 7 0 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 0.64% - 0.70%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.65% - 2.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 4
West Sussex median daily rate £475 - £300
10th Percentile £463 - £188
90th Percentile £495 - £395
South East median daily rate £175 £190 £290
% change year-on-year -7.89% -34.48% +45.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
West Sussex median hourly rate £21.50 - £14.75
10th Percentile £16.85 - £11.70
90th Percentile £25.95 - £17.20
South East median hourly rate £16.50 £18.25 £16.50
% change year-on-year -9.59% +10.61% +22.22%

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 264 203 346
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 24.09% 19.52% 30.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 118 237
West Sussex median daily rate £450 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +10.34% -3.33%
10th Percentile £129 £213 £223
90th Percentile £613 £550 £547
South East median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 20 24
West Sussex median hourly rate £45.00 £14.50 £19.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +210.34% -24.18% +23.39%
10th Percentile £15.00 £10.29 £12.50
90th Percentile £62.25 £34.00 £38.75
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 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
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 22 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
Crawley - 6 £475 - 1
Windows 8
South East

For the 6 months to 22 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for Windows 8.

1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 6 (85.71%) ITIL
2 6 (85.71%) SCCM
3 5 (71.43%) PRINCE2
3 5 (71.43%) Windows 10
3 5 (71.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 5 (71.43%) PMP
3 5 (71.43%) PMI Certification
4 4 (57.14%) Windows XP
5 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
5 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
5 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
5 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
6 1 (14.29%) Virtual Infrastructure
6 1 (14.29%) Matrix Organization
6 1 (14.29%) PMO
6 1 (14.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (14.29%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (14.29%) Application Discovery
6 1 (14.29%) Network Security
6 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (14.29%) Office 365
6 1 (14.29%) HP
6 1 (14.29%) Intel
6 1 (14.29%) Citrix

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 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) LAN
1 1 (14.29%) Network Security
1 1 (14.29%) PBX
1 1 (14.29%) VLAN
1 1 (14.29%) VoIP
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) IT Manager
1 5 (71.43%) IT Project Manager
1 5 (71.43%) Project Manager
2 4 (57.14%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 1 (14.29%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Exchange Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) IT Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (14.29%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) VMWare Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 5 (71.43%) Windows 10
3 4 (57.14%) Windows XP
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (14.29%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) ITIL
2 5 (71.43%) PRINCE2
3 1 (14.29%) Application Discovery
3 1 (14.29%) Application Packaging
3 1 (14.29%) Asset Management
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Compatibility Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Matrix Organization
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Project Planning
3 1 (14.29%) Virtual Infrastructure
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) PMI Certification
1 5 (71.43%) PMP
1 5 (71.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) PMO
1 1 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (85.71%) SCCM
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (14.29%) WSUS
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) BT
2 1 (14.29%) Citrix
2 1 (14.29%) HP
2 1 (14.29%) Intel
2 1 (14.29%) NetApp
2 1 (14.29%) VMware