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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows 8 over the 3 months to 5 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 40 60 47
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -13
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 3 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.94% 0.24% 0.30%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.33% 1.04% 1.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Median daily rate £208 - £275
UK excluding London median daily rate £155 £175 £200
% change year-on-year
-11.42% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £140.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-6.06% +17.85%
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
90 96 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 28.21% 22.59% 16.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 78 36
Median daily rate £413 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.92% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £163 £146
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £409 £381
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 8
Median hourly rate £11.17 £16.00 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.18% +45.45%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

Windows 8
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cardiff region citing Windows 8 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows 8 across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 5 December 2016.

Windows 8 Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

Windows 8
Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Windows 8 Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

Windows 8
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 5 December 2016, 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for Windows 8.

1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) Windows 10
2 3 (75.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (50.00%) Apple
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (25.00%) VMware
4 1 (25.00%) Office 365
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
2 2 (50.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) IT Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) IT Support
3 1 (25.00%) IT Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Windows 10
2 3 (75.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Apple
2 1 (25.00%) VMware