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 2 September 2014 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 43 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.26% - -
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.23% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £294 £325 £280
% change year-on-year
-9.61% +16.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £22.50 -
% change year-on-year
-37.77% -
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
81 79 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 21.37% 27.34% 22.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 46 6
Average daily rate £305 £255 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.60% -7.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £400 £315
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-0.57% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 2
Average hourly rate £13.50 £13.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -3.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

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

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff region citing Windows 8 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows 8.

1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (80.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (60.00%) Problem Management
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (60.00%) XenApp
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (60.00%) Citrix
3 3 (60.00%) WAN
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (60.00%) Windows XP
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (40.00%) AppSense
4 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (40.00%) SAN
4 2 (40.00%) CCA
4 2 (40.00%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (40.00%) QA
4 2 (40.00%) SCCM
4 2 (40.00%) Firewall
4 2 (40.00%) Asset Management
4 2 (40.00%) Business Analysis
4 2 (40.00%) Incident Management
4 2 (40.00%) Application Packaging
5 1 (20.00%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
5 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
5 1 (20.00%) Wise Package Studio
5 1 (20.00%) Lync

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff region citing Windows 8 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows 8. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (20.00%) Lync
1 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) WAN
2 2 (40.00%) SAN
2 2 (40.00%) Firewall
3 1 (20.00%) LAN
3 1 (20.00%) SMS
3 1 (20.00%) MPLS
3 1 (20.00%) DSL
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MSI
1 1 (20.00%) InstallShield
1 1 (20.00%) Wise Package Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Applications Packager
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Desktop Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Wintel Support
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Desktop Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Wintel Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Wintel Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (60.00%) Windows XP
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Problem Management
2 2 (40.00%) Asset Management
2 2 (40.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) Change Management
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (20.00%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) CCA
1 2 (40.00%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (20.00%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) QA
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) XenApp
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) SCCM
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (20.00%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (60.00%) Citrix
2 2 (40.00%) AppSense
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