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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 6 15 9
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -6
Contract jobs citing Windows 33 44 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 13.47% 10.48% 12.73%
As % of the Operating Systems category 84.62% 42.31% 62.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 35 34
Median daily rate £369 £350 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.35% +21.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £234 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £551 £450 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £301
% change year-on-year
- +8.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 5 4
Median hourly rate £12.50 £16.00 £14.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.87% +8.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.10 £12.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £29.60 £17.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.86 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-5.42% +5.73%
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
39 104 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 15.92% 24.76% 20.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 88 55
Median daily rate £381 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.66% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £299 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 5 4
Median hourly rate £12.50 £18.00 £14.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.55% +22.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.65 £13.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £36.00 £16.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 27 August 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 39 (44.83%) Active Directory
2 36 (41.38%) Windows 7
3 29 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 29 (33.33%) Windows Server
4 28 (32.18%) ITIL
5 20 (22.99%) SQL Server
6 17 (19.54%) Windows Server 2008
7 14 (16.09%) Office 365
8 13 (14.94%) SQL Server 2008
8 13 (14.94%) Moodle
8 13 (14.94%) MySQL
8 13 (14.94%) PHP
8 13 (14.94%) Apache
9 12 (13.79%) Windows XP
9 12 (13.79%) VMware
9 12 (13.79%) Windows Server 2012
10 11 (12.64%) Windows 8
10 11 (12.64%) MS Excel
10 11 (12.64%) MS Office
11 10 (11.49%) TCP/IP
11 10 (11.49%) Change Control
11 10 (11.49%) User Acceptance Testing
12 9 (10.34%) SCCM
12 9 (10.34%) Penetration Testing
12 9 (10.34%) e-Learning
12 9 (10.34%) Finance
12 9 (10.34%) ITSM
13 8 (9.20%) SAP
13 8 (9.20%) Security Cleared
14 7 (8.05%) Incident Management

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 13 (14.94%) Apache
1 13 (14.94%) Moodle
2 5 (5.75%) IIS
2 5 (5.75%) MS Exchange
3 3 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (3.45%) Skype for Business
4 2 (2.30%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (2.30%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (2.30%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.15%) ArcGIS
5 1 (1.15%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.15%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (1.15%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 11 (12.64%) MS Excel
1 11 (12.64%) MS Office
2 1 (1.15%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 14 (16.09%) Office 365
2 6 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (11.49%) TCP/IP
2 6 (6.90%) Firewall
2 6 (6.90%) LAN
2 6 (6.90%) Remote Desktop
3 5 (5.75%) DHCP
3 5 (5.75%) DNS
4 4 (4.60%) SAN
4 4 (4.60%) WAN
5 3 (3.45%) Skype
6 2 (2.30%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 2 (2.30%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 2 (2.30%) HTTP
6 2 (2.30%) Internet
6 2 (2.30%) SSL
6 2 (2.30%) VLAN
6 2 (2.30%) VPN
7 1 (1.15%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (1.15%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (1.15%) iSCSI
7 1 (1.15%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (22.99%) SQL Server
2 13 (14.94%) MySQL
2 13 (14.94%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (3.45%) GIS
4 1 (1.15%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.15%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.30%) JBehave
1 2 (2.30%) JIRA
1 2 (2.30%) JUnit
1 2 (2.30%) Selenium
1 2 (2.30%) TeamCity
2 1 (1.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (1.15%) Cucumber
2 1 (1.15%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.15%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.15%) IntelliJ
2 1 (1.15%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.15%) LoadRunner
2 1 (1.15%) LoadUI
2 1 (1.15%) Ranorex
2 1 (1.15%) SoapUI
2 1 (1.15%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.15%) TestComplete
2 1 (1.15%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.15%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (1.15%) WebDriver
General
1 9 (10.34%) Finance
2 2 (2.30%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.15%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 22 (25.29%) Developer
2 20 (22.99%) Analyst
3 19 (21.84%) Support Engineer
4 13 (14.94%) Desktop Support
4 13 (14.94%) Service Analyst
4 13 (14.94%) Service Desk Analyst
5 11 (12.64%) IT Support
6 10 (11.49%) Desktop Engineer
6 10 (11.49%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 10 (11.49%) Software Developer
7 9 (10.34%) 2nd Line Support
8 8 (9.20%) IT Engineer
9 7 (8.05%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 7 (8.05%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 7 (8.05%) IT Support Engineer
9 7 (8.05%) Moodle Developer
9 7 (8.05%) Rollout Engineer
10 6 (6.90%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
10 6 (6.90%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
10 6 (6.90%) Desktop Rollout Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.75%) HTML
1 5 (5.75%) HTML5
2 4 (4.60%) SAPUI5
3 2 (2.30%) .NET
4 1 (1.15%) JAXB
4 1 (1.15%) JSON
4 1 (1.15%) Middleware
4 1 (1.15%) REST
4 1 (1.15%) SAX
4 1 (1.15%) SOAP
4 1 (1.15%) Spring
4 1 (1.15%) Web Services
4 1 (1.15%) XML
4 1 (1.15%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.34%) e-Learning
2 6 (6.90%) Statistics
3 5 (5.75%) NHS
4 4 (4.60%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.45%) iPad
6 2 (2.30%) Data Centre
6 2 (2.30%) PKI
7 1 (1.15%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.15%) Blockchain
7 1 (1.15%) Clustering
7 1 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.15%) EqualLogic
7 1 (1.15%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 36 (41.38%) Windows 7
2 29 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 17 (19.54%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (13.79%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (13.79%) Windows XP
5 11 (12.64%) Windows 8
6 6 (6.90%) Linux
6 6 (6.90%) Windows 10
7 5 (5.75%) Unix
8 4 (4.60%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (2.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.15%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.15%) Windows 2000
10 1 (1.15%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (32.18%) ITIL
2 10 (11.49%) Change Control
2 10 (11.49%) User Acceptance Testing
3 9 (10.34%) ITSM
3 9 (10.34%) Penetration Testing
4 7 (8.05%) Incident Management
4 7 (8.05%) Project Management
5 3 (3.45%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (3.45%) Service Management
6 2 (2.30%) Migration
6 2 (2.30%) Robotic Process Automation
6 2 (2.30%) Scrum
6 2 (2.30%) Test Automation
7 1 (1.15%) Agile Testing
7 1 (1.15%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (1.15%) Exploratory Testing
7 1 (1.15%) Functional Testing
7 1 (1.15%) Project Governance
7 1 (1.15%) QA Automation
7 1 (1.15%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (14.94%) PHP
2 5 (5.75%) SQL
3 4 (4.60%) ABAP
3 4 (4.60%) JavaScript
4 3 (3.45%) PowerShell
5 2 (2.30%) C#
5 2 (2.30%) Java
6 1 (1.15%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.15%) C
6 1 (1.15%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (9.20%) Security Cleared
2 6 (6.90%) SC Cleared
3 4 (4.60%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (3.45%) MCSE
5 2 (2.30%) CCNA
5 2 (2.30%) MCITP
5 2 (2.30%) MCTS
6 1 (1.15%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.15%) CCNP
6 1 (1.15%) MCAD
6 1 (1.15%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.45%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (2.30%) SLA
3 1 (1.15%) QA
System Software
1 39 (44.83%) Active Directory
2 6 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.45%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (2.30%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.30%) ProxySG
4 2 (2.30%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (2.30%) XenApp
5 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (1.15%) NFS
5 1 (1.15%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.15%) VMware Server
5 1 (1.15%) vSphere
5 1 (1.15%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.15%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 9 (10.34%) SCCM
2 2 (2.30%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.15%) Ansible
3 1 (1.15%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (1.15%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.15%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.15%) SCOM
3 1 (1.15%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 29 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 12 (13.79%) VMware
3 8 (9.20%) SAP
4 7 (8.05%) Cisco
5 6 (6.90%) Citrix
6 5 (5.75%) NetApp
6 5 (5.75%) Oracle
7 4 (4.60%) Apple
7 4 (4.60%) CheckPoint
7 4 (4.60%) HP
8 3 (3.45%) Canon
9 2 (2.30%) Blue Coat
9 2 (2.30%) F5
9 2 (2.30%) Red Hat
10 1 (1.15%) Altiris
10 1 (1.15%) Avaya
10 1 (1.15%) Dell
10 1 (1.15%) ESRI
10 1 (1.15%) Perforce
10 1 (1.15%) Symantec
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