The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 8 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows 8 over the 3 months to 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank - 49 30
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff - 0.49% 0.47%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 2.63% 1.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate
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- £160 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -54.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £190 £230 £350
% change year-on-year
-17.39% -34.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £14.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+15.71% -39.13%
Windows 8
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Cardiff region.

Operating Systems Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
73 76 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 20.80% 18.67% 30.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 49 43
Average daily rate £333 £313 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.40% +2.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £169 £160 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 4
Average hourly rate £12.50 £17.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.60% +29.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.25%

Windows 8
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows 8 across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows 8 Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Windows 8
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows 8 across the Cardiff region.

Windows 8 Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff