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 26 February 2017 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows 8
South Wales / Cardiff
Rank 39 57 -
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 1 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.30% 0.70% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.52% 2.01% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £325 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £150 £180 £200
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £10.75 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.25 £16.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-19.69% +17.85%

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
66 149 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 19.88% 34.73% 14.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 107 27
Median daily rate £400 £338 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% +68.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £142 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £463 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £353 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.54% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 12 4
Median hourly rate £11.17 £13.00 £15.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.07% -16.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.05 £10.75 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.60 £13.00 £19.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-10.29% +6.25%

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
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 18 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for Windows 8.

1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 10
3 2 (50.00%) Apple
4 1 (25.00%) VMware
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (25.00%) AppSense
4 1 (25.00%) SCCM
4 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (25.00%) OCX
4 1 (25.00%) MSI
4 1 (25.00%) InstallShield
4 1 (25.00%) ThinApp
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (25.00%) VBScript
4 1 (25.00%) VB

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:

Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) InstallShield
1 1 (25.00%) MSI
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
1 2 (50.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 2 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Applications Packager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) OCX
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 10
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (25.00%) VB
1 1 (25.00%) VBScript
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
1 1 (25.00%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Apple
2 1 (25.00%) AppSense
2 1 (25.00%) VMware