The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 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 over the 3 months to 8 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 4 21 16
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -5
Contract jobs citing Windows 55 41 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 17.03% 9.56% 9.97%
As % of the Operating Systems category 61.80% 42.71% 59.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 35 16
Median daily rate £275 £325 £194
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% +67.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £137 £130 £133
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 8
Median hourly rate £11.17 £16.00 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.18% +39.13%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.25 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +1.66%
Windows
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
89 96 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 27.55% 22.38% 16.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 79 34
Median daily rate £413 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.92% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £163 £146
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £405 £375
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
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cardiff region citing Windows as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Windows
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Windows Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

Windows
Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

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

Windows Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

Windows
Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Windows Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

Windows
Hourly Rate Histogram in Cardiff

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

Windows Hourly Rate Histogram in Cardiff

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Windows 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.

1 43 (48.86%) Active Directory
1 43 (48.86%) Windows 7
2 26 (29.55%) ITIL
3 24 (27.27%) MS Office
4 20 (22.73%) Citrix
4 20 (22.73%) Windows Server
5 18 (20.45%) Microsoft
6 16 (18.18%) VMware
7 14 (15.91%) Oracle
8 13 (14.77%) Linux
9 12 (13.64%) Windows Server 2012
9 12 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
10 11 (12.50%) iPhone
10 11 (12.50%) iPad
10 11 (12.50%) MS Excel
11 10 (11.36%) Informatica
11 10 (11.36%) PowerExchange
11 10 (11.36%) Migration
11 10 (11.36%) Teradata
11 10 (11.36%) Change Data Capture
11 10 (11.36%) Oracle RAC
12 9 (10.23%) Windows Server 2003
12 9 (10.23%) Data Warehouse
13 8 (9.09%) MS Exchange
13 8 (9.09%) SAP
13 8 (9.09%) SQL
13 8 (9.09%) SAN
13 8 (9.09%) NetApp
13 8 (9.09%) HP
13 8 (9.09%) Cisco

Windows
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:

Application Platforms
1 10 (11.36%) PowerExchange
2 8 (9.09%) MS Exchange
3 5 (5.68%) SharePoint
4 3 (3.41%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (3.41%) Skype for Business
5 2 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (2.27%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (1.14%) IIS
6 1 (1.14%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.14%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 24 (27.27%) MS Office
2 11 (12.50%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.14%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.82%) Office 365
2 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.09%) SAN
2 6 (6.82%) Firewall
3 5 (5.68%) LAN
3 5 (5.68%) WAN
4 4 (4.55%) Wireless
5 3 (3.41%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (2.27%) DHCP
6 2 (2.27%) DNS
6 2 (2.27%) Extranet
6 2 (2.27%) Intranet
6 2 (2.27%) Skype
6 2 (2.27%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.14%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (1.14%) Internet
7 1 (1.14%) iSCSI
7 1 (1.14%) NetScaler
7 1 (1.14%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.23%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (6.82%) SQL Server
3 5 (5.68%) Oracle Database
4 4 (4.55%) PowerCenter
5 1 (1.14%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (3.41%) JBehave
1 3 (3.41%) JUnit
2 2 (2.27%) Cucumber
2 2 (2.27%) Selenium
3 1 (1.14%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.14%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.14%) IntelliJ
3 1 (1.14%) JIRA
3 1 (1.14%) Maven
3 1 (1.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.14%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 7 (7.95%) Finance
2 4 (4.55%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.27%) Publishing
4 1 (1.14%) Banking
4 1 (1.14%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 22 (25.00%) Analyst
2 18 (20.45%) 2nd Line Support
3 17 (19.32%) Service Analyst
3 17 (19.32%) Service Desk Analyst
4 15 (17.05%) Support Engineer
5 13 (14.77%) Desktop Support
6 11 (12.50%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 11 (12.50%) Consultant
7 10 (11.36%) Informatica Consultant
8 8 (9.09%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 8 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 8 (9.09%) Desktop Engineer
8 8 (9.09%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 7 (7.95%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
9 7 (7.95%) Architect
9 7 (7.95%) IT Support
9 7 (7.95%) Rollout Engineer
10 5 (5.68%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
10 5 (5.68%) Support Analyst
10 5 (5.68%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.41%) .NET
2 2 (2.27%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.14%) HTML
3 1 (1.14%) HTML5
3 1 (1.14%) JAXB
3 1 (1.14%) JSON
3 1 (1.14%) REST
3 1 (1.14%) SAX
3 1 (1.14%) Spring
3 1 (1.14%) Web Services
3 1 (1.14%) XML
3 1 (1.14%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.50%) iPad
1 11 (12.50%) iPhone
2 7 (7.95%) Data Centre
2 7 (7.95%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (5.68%) iSeries
4 4 (4.55%) Statistics
5 2 (2.27%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.14%) Blockchain
6 1 (1.14%) Clustering
6 1 (1.14%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.14%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 43 (48.86%) Windows 7
2 20 (22.73%) Windows Server
3 13 (14.77%) Linux
4 12 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (13.64%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (10.23%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (7.95%) Windows 10
7 4 (4.55%) Windows 8
7 4 (4.55%) Windows XP
8 3 (3.41%) Unix
9 1 (1.14%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (29.55%) ITIL
2 10 (11.36%) Change Data Capture
2 10 (11.36%) Migration
3 8 (9.09%) Network Management
3 8 (9.09%) Service Management
4 7 (7.95%) Incident Management
4 7 (7.95%) Information Security
5 6 (6.82%) ITSM
6 5 (5.68%) Risk Management
7 4 (4.55%) Data Analysis
7 4 (4.55%) Data Mapping
7 4 (4.55%) Database Tuning
7 4 (4.55%) ETL
7 4 (4.55%) ETL Development
8 3 (3.41%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (3.41%) Project Governance
8 3 (3.41%) Project Management
9 2 (2.27%) CRM
9 2 (2.27%) OO
9 2 (2.27%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 8 (9.09%) SQL
2 2 (2.27%) JavaScript
2 2 (2.27%) VB.NET
3 1 (1.14%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.14%) C
3 1 (1.14%) C#
3 1 (1.14%) Java
3 1 (1.14%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (4.55%) CCNA
1 4 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (3.41%) Degree
2 3 (3.41%) SC Cleared
2 3 (3.41%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.14%) A+ Certification
3 1 (1.14%) CCNP
3 1 (1.14%) ISEB
3 1 (1.14%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.14%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (1.14%) MCAD
3 1 (1.14%) MCSD
3 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.55%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.27%) QA
System Software
1 43 (48.86%) Active Directory
2 10 (11.36%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (4.55%) XenApp
4 3 (3.41%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.14%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (1.14%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.14%) NFS
5 1 (1.14%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.14%) vSphere
5 1 (1.14%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.14%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (6.82%) SCCM
2 2 (2.27%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.14%) Ansible
3 1 (1.14%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (1.14%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.14%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.14%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (1.14%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (1.14%) WSUS
Vendors
1 20 (22.73%) Citrix
2 18 (20.45%) Microsoft
3 16 (18.18%) VMware
4 14 (15.91%) Oracle
5 10 (11.36%) Informatica
5 10 (11.36%) Teradata
6 8 (9.09%) Cisco
6 8 (9.09%) HP
6 8 (9.09%) NetApp
6 8 (9.09%) SAP
7 3 (3.41%) Apple
8 2 (2.27%) CheckPoint
8 2 (2.27%) Dell
9 1 (1.14%) Altiris
9 1 (1.14%) EqualLogic
9 1 (1.14%) Perforce
9 1 (1.14%) Symantec
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